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Here's another example of a bottle garden. ______________________________ Thanks for sharing this picture with us @rebekah_reiko ______________________________ Grow something and share with us what you are growing using #growsomethinggreen
I seemed to have adopted some of our new Olivia & Diego bracelets :) The trouble with having so much cool stuff is....I want it allllll!!! #upcyclestudio #upcycled #upcycle #upcycling #t-shirt #bracelet #love #colour #glebemarkets
"Hello weekend! Please stay as long as you'd like." Vicki Reece
Let the remodeling begin. Coffey Park in #RedHook undergoes multi million dollar upgrade. #brooklyn
"Map Legend" & @redhookwifi installations in #RedHook. #free #internet #brooklyn #tech #digital #nyc
Before: cumbersome, plastic 5 gallon jugs (to store and replace), so-so tasting water. After: delicious and healthy 7x purified FloWater, enhanced with minerals, oxygenation & natural alkalinity in a cool-to- use dispenser. #FloWater #water #MaketheSwitch #crossfit #gym #studio #yoga #pullup #pure #paleo #boxjump #eatclean #endurance #box #wod #wodrx #water
Did you know this was happening in #RedHook this weekend? Today and tomorrow at @pioneerworks join our @redhookwifi team & #ny #techies at #hackredhook! The FIRST Hackathon in our community! Come to 159 Pioneer Street to dive into the fun!

Renovating with Salvaged Slate

We are renovating the facade of the top floor with similar slate that was there before. It is called Pennsylvania Black diamond cut. It actually looks grey. PA Black is a little softer than other slates but still great stuff. We bought our slate from Doug Cochran at Reclaimed Roofs, Inc.

Doug is a good [...]

Salvaging Slate

We needed some slate to repair an existing slate wall on the top of the green show house. One consideration was using a slate look alike that is made from recycled materials.

But then I discovered there is a thriving community of people who salvage old slate from homes. They have merged into [...]

Adding Solar gain and recyclables to Facade

Above: Facade with planter and recycled joists.

Originally the top facade of the building had a lot of rotted wood. And there was a great view. So in the heat of the summer I tore down the wall and planned on adding a wall of glass. It would have been magnificent.

But then [...]