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People sit under the blossoms at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Sakura Matsuri. (Henry Chan/The Epoch Times)

Unseen City: Spring’s Fleeting Beauty

For those who were in Florida for the past six months, the winter in New York City was, in a word, obnoxious. Record-setting cold the likes of which the city hasn’t seen since…

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The Heart and Valentine’s…

The romantics out there would have us believe that the heart is the source of all emotions. But, the reality is that the heart is basically the pump that keeps blood flowing through…

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Merry Christmas From Eco18

“A good conscience is a continual Christmas.” -Benjamin Franklin Eco 18 wishes you a very Merry Christmas.

CROWDFUNDING

Eco-Crowdfunding

According to investopedia the definition of ‘Crowdfunding’ means the use of small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals to finance a new business venture. Crowdfunding makes use of the easy…

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Whole Foods Third & 3rd: 10 Years in the Making

You may be as surprised as we were to find out that, up until today, Brooklyn didn’t have a Whole Foods! The Gowanus section of Brooklyn welcomed the Whole Foods Market at Third…

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No Matter How You Say It…

During this holiday season we often hear the traditional greeting that extends ones wishes to another on how to spend this festive season. This greeting, of course, is said in many different languages…

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How To Curb The Crowds This Christmas

If you find yourself leaving your Christmas shopping to the last minute or if you’ve been putting off your shopping in the fear of waiting in shopping ques for hours, you’re not alone….

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Once Upon A Lifetime

What do you get when Thanksgiving and Hanukah fall out at the same time? Thanksgivingukkah, Hanukahgiving? a holiday table set with blue and orange? apple pie with vanilla ice cream and chocolate gelt…

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3 Businesses You Visit Every Day & How They Are Going Green

Whether we like to admit it or not, we all usually have some sort of routine. We wake up in the morning and head to work and stop at our favorite local coffee…

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DIY High Fashion Meets Punk

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of my favorite places to visit and what I deem as the 8th Wonder of the NYC world. Unfortunately, the Costume Institute housed within its great walls is being…

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