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Mark Jupiter: Green by Design

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Meet the Brooklyn furniture maker who weaves narratives in reclaimed wood

With roots in New York City woodworking that run four generations deep, Mark Jupiter comes by his profession honestly. Today, the Brooklyn-based furniture maker's experiments in reclaimed wood design are earning him fans all over the country.  Apartment Therapy recently paid Mark's DUMBO showroom a visit to share some ideas on his work and how sustainability informs it. He says that it was......read more

Ah shoot, more evidence that Mark Ronson is actually THE dude. The video for "The Bike Song," off his excellent new album with The Business Intl, follows a story about bike gang spies set in swinging '60s London. The tune itself is a big, fun glorification of two-wheeled transport, featuring Spank Rock on pro-environment raps: "I can't understand it, but I can't really stand 'em, girls love cars,......read more

SHFT Sampler 11-5-10

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Weekly links: A Mark Ronson bike contest, Ryan McGinley's new book, and longhairs in the wild.

Ryan McGinley's latest exhibition Life Adjustment Center features the photographer's trademark nudes posing with live, wild animals. Flavorwire has a slideshow of the strangeness. The book is available from Dashwood. We know you love the "The Bike Song" by Mark Ronson because how can you not? Now, the nice people at The Fader are giving you the chance to win a custom Republic......read more

Herbs Take Center Stage

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Mild-flavored herbs deserve starring roles

Is there anything in the world of food more lonely and pathetic than a single spring of parsley sitting on top of a main dish? Before anyone on this side of the Atlantic had heard of tabbouleh or pesto, that was pretty much the extent of our understanding of parsley.  Today, herbs like parsley, cilantro, and basil have become important elements of our culinary culture. Just look at......read more

Who Needs Pie?

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Fruit desserts that let the season's bounty shine

If you have functioning taste buds, you probably love pie. But baking pie is really an practiced artform, one that takes skill and patience, of which we have little. More often than not, the problem's in the crust. So we were super pleased to see, in this week's NYT Magazine, a Mark Bittman piece dedicated to fruity desserts that aren't pie. Bittman dishes up a bunch of options for crisps,......read more

Slaws That Surprise

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A humble side dish gets some shine

When we think of the word "slaw," the first thing that comes to mind is a withered pile of shredded cabbage sitting sadly in mayonnaise soup. Well, forget that image. In this week's New York Times Magazine, Mark Bittman dishes out some ideas for slaw that shatter any perconceptions of what shredded veg salad can be. From fennel to brussel sprouts, celery to seaweed, there's no limit to slaw......read more

Rooting Around

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Versatile root veggies are a great way to eat local and seasonal in the winter

Believe it or not, there was a time not too long ago when the only root vegetables anyone ate were carrots and potatoes. Thankfully, as Mark Bittman points out at NYT Mag, that's changed, "in part because it was all wrong; in part because if you’re going to eat seasonal and local, you are going to eat roots in winter, even if you live in California; and in part because roasted root......read more

California's Central Valley: Our Greatest Food Resource

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So why are we treating it so badly?

Stretching 450 miles from Bakersfield north to Redding, California’s expansive Central Valley contains some of the most productive farmland in the world. The sun shines 300 days a year and the valley represents the world's largest patch of Class A soil -- the very best growing dirt there is.  So it doesn't surprise us to learn that the area grows the majority of the produce......read more

The Healthy Fast Food Shift

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Mark Bittman looks at the emerging trend of healthful fast food

No longer oxymoronic, healthy fast food is starting to become a reality. We're not quite talking the scale of McDonalds yet, but with Chipotle, Veggie Grill, and others starting to proliferate, and with a general public desire to eat healthier, it's not just the coasts that are going in this direction. In this week's issue of NYT Magazine, food writer Mark Bittman explores the emerging trend of......read more

Linus Market Bag

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Waxed cotton bike bag merges function and style $139.00

Linus Bikes are inspired by French bicycle design from the mid-20th century, with classic frames optimized for modern comfort and reliability. Same goes for the Venice, CA company's range of bike accessories, like this waxed cotton Market Bag, which has a definite vintage vibe with contemporary city biking in mind. Available in navy or army green, the sides roll up when not in use. When you hit......read more

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