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DIY Ghost Costume

DIY Halloween Costumes From Recyclable Items Around the House

By Lori Melton One of the best parts of Halloween is pretending to be someone or something else — along with collecting and eating candy, of course! It’s the one night a year that people of all ages can reinvent themselves. From wearing something silly or turning into a scary “werewolf” at the... Read More
Pumpkin Patch

Why Picking Your Own Apples and Pumpkins is Sustainably Good

By Lori Melton There are so many wonderful things about fall — from the crisp air to the vibrant colors of changing leaves. It’s also a great time of year to spend time with family and friends to go on hayrides, attend a fall festival, watch football, conquer a corn maze, or throw a Halloween party... Read More
Sustainable clothing: T-shirt made from green leaves

#1Thing: Sustainable Clothing Lines For Your Fall Wardrobe

By Lori Melton As crisp fall weather ushers in a new season, it’s time to trade in shorts, tees, and sandals for comfy sweaters, jeans, scarves, and boots. When taking stock of your warmer clothing, some items will inevitably need replacing – or maybe you’re just in need of a wardrobe refresh. When... Read More
The Bacon Brothers at WCBS-FM with Scott Shannon and Patty Steele

The Bacon Brothers on Accidental Beginnings, 25 Years of Touring

Kevin Bacon & Michael Bacon have been touring for 25 years as The Bacon Brothers, but it wasn't supposed to last that long. "We put the band together for just one gig," Michael explains. "Kevin had never played before live, he was terrified. It went well and another club owner asked us to play... Read More
Happy Cow

#1Thing: Our Favorite Meatless Monday Restaurants in NYC

By Lori Melton Many countries around the world have joined in the health-focused and environmentally friendly Meatless Monday effort to cut meat from our diets once a week. Earlier this year, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams... Read More