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On the Culture Front: A Last Summer Hurrah at Flex Mussels and The Palms

Chris Kompanek | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

It turns out being stuck in the city for Labor Day weekend isn't so bad after all. I started Saturday evening at the West Village outpost of Flex Mussels, a mini-chain from Canada's Prince Edward Island.

Recycled Dumpster Pools Unveiled In NYC

Green Design Will Save the World | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Would you ever go dumpster diving? A whole lot of New York City residents did this weekend, as the city unveiled three unused dumpsters converted into...

Dumpster Pools On Park Avenue (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Make sure you bring your bathing suit before you go Dumpster diving this summer. Over the next three Saturdays, pools made from converted Dumpsters...

Bill Murray Goes Dumpster Diving (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

It's hot outside. So hot that the Bloomberg administration has opened "Dumpster Pools." While not actually dumpsters, they doesn't really paint a refr...

Dumpster 'Diving' On Park Avenue? | DAVID W. CHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For those New Yorkers who never received a coveted invitation last summer to dive into Dumpsters converted into pools in Brooklyn, there is a much eas...