How Disney Propelled the Need for Deer Management in New York City
Environmental

How Disney Propelled the Need for Deer Management in New York City


Last night Community Board 3 of Staten Island held their monthly meeting for Parks and Recreation in conjunction with the Environmental Board. They had one message for the night – There must be Deer Management efforts in Staten Island. They presented a lengthy Powerpoint presentation covering the history of White-tailed Deer in Staten Island, the problems presented by their rapidly … Continue reading

Metropolism: A look into the future… from the 1920s
Development / Film / Infrastructure

Metropolism: A look into the future… from the 1920s


me·trop·o·lis –noun, plural -lis·es. 1. any large, busy city. 2. the chief, and sometimes capital, city of a country, state, or region. 3. a central or principal place, as of some activity. Before Star Wars, one of the most popularly noted futuristic films came from Germany in the late 1920s. A visionary depiction of skyscrapers ruling the landscape and flying cars. While skyscrapers do not sound to futuristic to you now – in this moment in history, there were very few skyscrapers, and to … Continue reading