The Evolution of Adam Purple’s Concentric Garden on the LES; NYC Teens Can’t Get Enough of ‘Friends’

Posted On Mon, October 5, 2015 By

Posted On Mon, October 5, 2015 By In Daily Link Fix

  • Seven secrets of NYC tunnels you probably haven’t heard of. [Untapped]
  • From 1975-1980, activist Adam Purple built a concentric garden on the Lower East Side that would eventually grow to 15,000 square feet. Called the Garden of Eden, it was a safe community space and also produced food. [Colossal]
  • This cactus chair will have you sitting on the edge of your seat. [Contemporist]
  • Spike Lee is named the grand marshal of the New York City Marathon. [Page Six]
  • Why does “Friends” resonate so much more with NYC teens than current shows like “Girls” or “Broad City?” [NYT]
  • Is this the spookiest house in Soho? [Ephemeral NY]

Images: Still from Adam Purple and the Garden of Eden / Harvey Wang and Amy Brost (L); Friends (R)

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