‘Laundry-free linens’ perfect for super lazy college kids; Red Hook IKEA should adopt China’s naptime

August 26, 2016
  • Heading back to college and hate laundry day? Get your hands on these biodegradable linens that are meant to be thrown away after just a few weeks. [Business Insider]
  • Here’s an idea for Red Hook’s IKEA: In China, IKEA shoppers are allowed to curl up on the furniture for a quick nap. [NYTimes]
  • Hear Majora Carter talk about the idea of “self-gentrification” in the South Bronx.  [Slate]
  • Imagine live/work buildings where you can grow veggies and fruit for neighboring eateries. [CityLab]
  • Explore the dark history and thinking of Madison Grant, the man behind the Bronx Zoo and Bronx River Parkway. [Mother Jones]
  • The Bronx grape is back after 80 years! But be ready to shell out a pretty penny for them: $6.99 a pound. [WSJ]

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