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TOPIC: Walking East River Infrastructure & Talking Trash

On Sunday May 23rd, Richard Melnick, President of the Greater Astoria Historical Society [], will lead a walking tour of Roosevelt Island focusing on East River infrastructure. The tour will end at the Fast Trash Exhibit [] at Gallery RIVAA []. At the conclusion of the walking tour Michael Heimbinder, Executive Director of HabitatMap, will discuss the logistics of moving trash in New York City answering the questions: how does garbage move? who moves it? and where does it move to?

The walking tour, trash talk, and entrance to Gallery RIVAA are all free. The tour starts at Socrates Sculpture Park at 11:00 am on Sunday May 23rd. To get to Socrates Sculpture Park take the N Train to Broadway, then exit and walk west along Broadway until you meet Vernon Blvd. To view and contribute to the walking tour map click here [].

Remember to bring snacks and water and wear your walking shoes. Note that this is the last weekend of the Fast Trash Exhibit.
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