Molly Cotter

 

A Detroit native, Molly strongly supports the movement for green design and innovation. She moved to New York years ago to attend the Christie's MA in Art Business program. After spending most of her time with 19th Century American paintings, she joined the living art world, and has become a freelance writer and researcher for artists, galleries, and curators. She most recently spent a summer studying Art Crime in Italy, and that is all she is allowed to say about that.

Molly Cotter
Another Tornado Watch is in Effect Today for New York and New Jersey

Another Tornado Watch is in Effect Today for New York and New Jersey

New Yorkers may have to batten down the hatches today as the threat of another tornado looms over the city. The National Weather Service announced that a twister watch is in effect for…

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PHOTOS: Full Scale Model of NYC's Low Line Underground Park Unveiled on the Lower East Side!

PHOTOS: Full Scale Model of NYC's Low Line Underground Park Unveiled on the Lower East Side!

Last week we featured renderings of the LowLine's solar canopy, and we must say that it is even more impressive in person! Packed with LED lights, fiber-optic cables, and…

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Mayor Bloomberg's Controversial NYC Soda Ban Approved by Board of Health

Mayor Bloomberg's Controversial NYC Soda Ban Approved by Board of Health

The New York City Board of Health has approved Mayor Bloomberg's controversial plan to ban large sodas and sugary drinks throughout the city. Aimed at curbing obesity, this is the first…

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The Goodwin is a Swanky New West Village Eatery Made with Reclaimed Wood

The Goodwin is a Swanky New West Village Eatery Made with Reclaimed Wood

The front of the restaurant is decked out in local, restored mahogany and metal planters adorn the outside with an integrated menu design and the bar area includes original brickwork…

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110 Stories: Smartphone App Draws the Twin Towers in the Sky

110 Stories: Smartphone App Draws the Twin Towers in the Sky

The app will determine your distance from Lower Manhattan and help you orient your camera to a spot where the towers would have been visible. It is designed to work nearly 50 miles away…

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Controversial Chelsea Market Expansion Plans Finally Get Stamp of Approval

Controversial Chelsea Market Expansion Plans Finally Get Stamp of Approval

Studios Architecture decided to shift the new Chelsea Market addition back away from the High Line park as many residents and visitors worried it would block views and clog up the…

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LowLine Unveils Solar Light Canopy That Allows Sunlight to Fill an Underground Park

LowLine Unveils Solar Light Canopy That Allows Sunlight to Fill an Underground Park

We're anxiously awaiting the opening of the LowLine underground park's life-size scale model next week, but until then, we're happy checking out a peek at one of the project's most…

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23,000 Frank Lloyd Wright Drawings and Other Archives Coming to MoMA and Columbia University

23,000 Frank Lloyd Wright Drawings and Other Archives Coming to MoMA and Columbia University

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has decided to move a large amount of the legendary architect's archives to New York into the hands of the Museum of Modern Art and Columbia…

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Win VIP Tickets to the NYC Premiere of NBC's Revolution TV Series Produced by J.J. Abrams

Win VIP Tickets to the NYC Premiere of NBC's Revolution TV Series Produced by J.J. Abrams

Fans of NBC's new J.J. Abrams show Revolution are in for a treat next week. The series is teaming up with Transportation Alternatives to make its network premiere screening a special…

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LowLine Underground Park Moves Forward with $150K in Funding and Full Scale Model

LowLine Underground Park Moves Forward with $150K in Funding and Full Scale Model

The Delancey Underground's plans for the LowLine may have seemed like just a pipe dream before, but the exciting underground park is moving forward with two important updates. The…

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Nea Studio Brings Solar-Charging Recycled Lounge Chairs to the Bronx Waterfront

Nea Studio Brings Solar-Charging Recycled Lounge Chairs to the Bronx Waterfront

Who says that outdoor lounge chairs need only be for sunbathing? The clever designers at Nea Studio have created a solar-powered Heating Lounger to keep hikers and bikers warm and…

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Landscape Abbreviated is a Moss-Filled Garden Maze in the Bronx

Landscape Abbreviated is a Moss-Filled Garden Maze in the Bronx

Landscape Abbreviated is a kinetic maze where visitors are invited to delve into the space, and walk through its ever-changing design. The moving planters are controlled by a software…

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Scientists Say Entire Jersey Shore Could Be Underwater in 40 Years

Scientists Say Entire Jersey Shore Could Be Underwater in 40 Years

According to scientists, the Jersey Shore is in some hot water -  and this time it has nothing to do with Snooki or The Situation. Studies show that the entire stretch of east coast…

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Glowing LED Archway Art to Flashify Grand Concourse Highway Underpass in the Bronx

Glowing LED Archway Art to Flashify Grand Concourse Highway Underpass in the Bronx

We've seen LED art projects popping up left and right in NYC, and now it seems the Bronx's Grand Concourse underpass will be joining the lightshow party. Word on the street is that…

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Student Builds Floating Garden Farm on the East River

Student Builds Floating Garden Farm on the East River

We've seen New Yorkers plant produce everywhere from rooftops to parking lots, but now there's even a floating garden coming to the East River. Karim Ahmed, a 22-year-old architecture…

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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Plans for Revitalizing New Shark Exhibit at Coney Island Aquarium

Mayor Bloomberg Announces Plans for Revitalizing New Shark Exhibit at Coney Island Aquarium

People yelling "Shark!" at Coney Island will soon be a good thing now that NYC and the Wildlife Conservation Society have teamed up with The Portico Group to build an amazing new…

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HWKN's New MenScience Shop is a Decadent Dude Destination in SoHo

HWKN's New MenScience Shop is a Decadent Dude Destination in SoHo

It looks like HWKN left no sustainable stone unturned at the new MenScience shop. The rustic, reclaimed wood walls juxtapose smooth dark steel with environmentally-safe low VOC…

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Tavern on the Green to Reopen with a Local and More Affordable Menu

Tavern on the Green to Reopen with a Local and More Affordable Menu

The New York City Parks Department has announced that Philadelphia-based firm Emerald Green Group will spearhead the renovation of iconic Central Park eatery Tavern on the Green.…

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Brooklyn Grange Farm Adopts Bees Found Inside an NYC Fire Hydrant

Brooklyn Grange Farm Adopts Bees Found Inside an NYC Fire Hydrant

The Brooklyn Grange is in the midst of recruiting a slew of new workers that are small and tough but produce incredibly sweet results -- honeybees! The city's largest rooftop farm,…

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Local Farmers Push to Be Included at NYC's Largest Produce Distributor in Hunts Point

Local Farmers Push to Be Included at NYC's Largest Produce Distributor in Hunts Point

With so much interest in locally-sourced food lately, it's surprising that NYC's largest produce distributor still doesn't carry fruits and veggies from area farms. A group of 45…

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SpaceCutter Reimagines a McCarren Park Warehouse as a Green-Roofed Hipster Farmer's Market!

SpaceCutter Reimagines a McCarren Park Warehouse as a Green-Roofed Hipster Farmer's Market!

Just when you thought McCarren Park couldn't get any cooler, it might be getting a beautiful new green-roofed farmer's market. The proposal comes from up-and-coming design firm…

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Spectra Pipeline Protestors Rally Against Controversial Natural Gas Pipeline on Manhattan's West Side

Spectra Pipeline Protestors Rally Against Controversial Natural Gas Pipeline on Manhattan's West Side

Protestors from Monday night's "Spectra Showdown," a demonstration against the construction of the controversial gas pipeline between New York and New Jersey, are reportedly still…

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Charge Your Cell Phone for Free at Pensa's Pop-Up Solar Charging Stations in Dumbo

Charge Your Cell Phone for Free at Pensa's Pop-Up Solar Charging Stations in Dumbo

Cellphone dead? No sweat. Head on over to Street Charge, a group of solar-powered phone charging stations in Dumbo, Brooklyn, and juice it back up for free. Implemented by Pensa, a…

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DIY Softwalks Kits Let You Turn Ugly Scaffolding into Fun Pop-Up Parks!

DIY Softwalks Kits Let You Turn Ugly Scaffolding into Fun Pop-Up Parks!

The Softwalks initiative was born out of the MFA Transdisciplinary Design program at Parsons, The New School. Students were inspired by the Department of Transportation's amazing…

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Don't Miss Your Chance to Overlook Columbus Circle from Tatzu Nishi's 6-Story High Pop-Up Living Room

Don't Miss Your Chance to Overlook Columbus Circle from Tatzu Nishi's 6-Story High Pop-Up Living Room

If you've always wanted a living room overlooking Central Park, make sure you don't miss artist Tatzu Nishi and the New York Public Art Fund's soon-to-be-unveiled…

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