The East River: A Runner’s Journey

Sunlight streams through the windows; it seeps through the crevices and penetrates into the minds of even those who have been hibernating — more like barricading — themselves from the call of spring. But, what exactly does the call of spring entail? The call to run. The occasional runner skillfully dodging a startled pedestrian is […]

Kinetic Hydropower

Do we know what is swimming under the surface of the East River? Could there be a bottom-dwelling relic of the Crustacean era? Or perhaps a modern three-bladed turbine lurking on the East side of Roosevelt Island? While the former may exist, the latter is definitely extant, with thirty more on the way within the […]