Marsh Birds Wade On a Fragmented Shoreline
Some birds visiting the city may find a haven in acres that have been reclaimed for wetlands.
Abandoned Lots Become Feral Gardens
It seems to be a no man’s land, a tiny, untended place that is unclaimed by either the office building or the grocery store alongside it.
Fireflies in Multitudes Signal Their Desires
As the sun sets on the warmest nights of summer the air becomes alive with blinking lights.
The Evening Sky Flowers In Flame
A searing screech salutes the dying light. Fireworks season is upon us.
The Urban Mulberry Harvest
A great urban harvest is underway for the birds, and those humans who join in the feast.
Invasive Trees Enchant with Regal Blooms
Paulownias grew fast and ferociously, a quality that made them prized until their persistent proliferation was revealed.
A Frenzy of Cherry Blossoms
Photogenic alleés may attract crowds, but discover trees throughout the city in less-trafficked spots.
The Crocuses Awaken
The crocus breathes out its feather-veined lavender and white petals, coalescing like warm words on a cold morning
Water on the Street Forms Chasms of Unfathomable Depth
As our city has grown, so have its puddles thanks to the expanse of concrete leaving water with nowhere to go.
Potholes Manifest from Winter Freezes
It’s reported that the city has hundreds of thousands of potholes a year; a monumental annual rite of repair.