Last week I attended the Madison Green forum — touted as the most comprehensive “brainstorming session” to date in the borough — held in the LEED-designated student center, where more than 150 residents, municipal leaders and volunteers gathered.
There’s nothing like really looking under the hood to make you think “charming” is a realtor’s secret code for: run for the hills! I can deal with horse-hair insulation and bumpy plaster. But when we decided to peek up into the ceiling to check out the hand-hewn beams above, we were in for a real surprise.
My kitchen has been overtaken by tomatoes. For the past week, the countertops have been lined with spillover from a late summer harvest. It’s a blessing, but also a real dilemma for a brown-thumb, largely kitchen-phobic girl who for nearly three decades picked the tomatoes out of everything. I love fresh produce as much as [...]