Without an Ounce of Gas

After getting rid of my car today, and getting around for the first time FULLY by the power of my bicycle, I was pleased to read this story in The New York Times about communities that are going carless as part of a smart planning process.

Check out the story here.

— Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Derby Auction Closes with Event

dovesThis comes our way from the organizers of the Annual Artists’ Soap Box Derby:

The first time ever online auction to benefit the Annual Artists’ Soapbox Derby is ending live on May 16 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Donskoj & Company Gallery at 93 Broadway in Kingston.

Over 90 items will be auctioned by fellow gallery owner, Chris Gonyea at 7 p.m. The auction itself will become a performance piece by renowed performance artist Linda Montano. There will be musical entertainment during the preview from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Food and wine donated by local restuarants and the best beer in the Hudson Valley from our hometown brewer Keegan Ales.

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