Mark Boyer

 

Mark Boyer is a writer and photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. A native of Buffalo, NY, Mark studied literature at the University of Chicago and was the founding editor of Curbed Chicago. His work has appeared in GOOD, Mindful Metropolis, and others.

Mark Boyer
Grant Davis Thompson Creates a Backyard Cedar

Grant Davis Thompson Creates a Backyard Cedar "Playhouse" in Clinton Hill

The new structure provides access to the garden, and it creates a new indoor space that can be used for a variety of activities. "We wanted to extend the living spaces into the…

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Where To Celebrate the Chinese New Year in NYC

Where To Celebrate the Chinese New Year in NYC

Photo via Shutterstock Sunday marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year, and tomorrow New York City's Chinese population will ring in the year of the Black Water Snake. Although…

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5 Ways to Celebrate Chinese New Year with Feng Shui

5 Ways to Celebrate Chinese New Year with Feng Shui

The Lunar New Year (aka Chinese New Year) falls on Sunday, February 10 this year, and whether you traditionally celebrate the holiday or not, it's a great opportunity to add some…

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Buy a FEED “Sandy Relief” Hoodie, Provide 25 Meals for New Yorkers in Need

Buy a FEED “Sandy Relief” Hoodie, Provide 25 Meals for New Yorkers in Need

The Hurricane Sandy relief effort is far from over, and FEED Projects is doing its part to chip in with its new “FEED NYC for Sandy Relief” collection of hoodies and tote bags,…

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Greenpeace Protests Call on Apple To Clean Up Coal-Powered iCloud

Greenpeace Protests Call on Apple To Clean Up Coal-Powered iCloud

Earlier this month, the enviro-activist group, Greenpeace, released a report, "How Clean Is Your Cloud?" which revealed that Apple relies heavily on coal to power its cloud-running data…

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New Report Finds That Architecture and Design Schools Fuel Economic Growth in NYC

New Report Finds That Architecture and Design Schools Fuel Economic Growth in NYC

Each year, more than 4,000 students graduate with architecture and design degrees in New York City. That's more than twice as many grads than any other U.S. city turns out each year,…

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Tropical Storm Irene, Downgraded from Hurricane, Passes Through NYC

Tropical Storm Irene, Downgraded from Hurricane, Passes Through NYC

According to the New York Times, the storm left both of New York's major airports closed on Sunday afternoon, and it caused widespread flooding in low-lying neighborhoods of Brooklyn,…

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