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2009-06-16 15:20:23

Three recession-hit New Yorkers said they have found a way to keep living in the city they love: They each pay $100 a month to pitch a tent in a friend's yard. New York University graduates Louis Frank, 22, and Simon Levy, 22, and their pal Emerson Brown, 22, said their friend, who lives in a $2,250-per-month duplex apartment with five other people in the city's Brooklyn borough, allows them the three one-man tents in the back yard plus kitchen and bathroom privileges for the monthly fee, the...

2008-09-03 15:00:22

A hearing began Wednesday on a Florida church's tent, used to house homeless men now that the church building is full to overflowing. Palm Beach County, Fla., officials say that Westgate Tabernacle is violating a number of ordinances, including some that involve unsafe conditions.

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2008-08-29 12:55:00

A former military technology can make almost any surface or fabric waterproof but remain breathable.

2008-08-28 15:00:38

By Mary Anne Ostrom; Lisa Vorderbrueggen About 500 bloggers, from Berkeley's Daily Kos to Susan "the Neon Nurse" from Lamar, Co. (pop. 9,062), are crammed into what, it turns out, is a not-quite-big- enough tent to meet the crush of bloggers descending on Denver this week.

2008-08-11 18:00:36

By Alan McEwen Tents packed out for popular Meadows event THOUSANDS of people braved mud and rain at The Meadows to enjoy the Fringe Sunday extravaganza.

2008-07-28 06:00:45

Tread Lightly, a non-profit organization striving to enhance the outdoors experience for everyone, suggests 10 ways outdoors-types can be more environmentally sensitive, especially when camping on public land. This is, perhaps, more applicable to backpacking, but it is always useful.

2008-07-26 09:00:30

By Roger Cox MOST SUMMER MUSIC festivals make bold claims about their eco- credentials, but none comes close to Big Tent in terms of actively trying to make a difference.

2008-07-17 15:00:36

By DIANA GRAETTINGER; OF THE NEWS STAFF GRAND LAKE STREAM - Good food and music are among the highlights of the 14th annual Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival. The festival, opening at 10 a.m., will be July 26-27. Come early and stay the day, organizer Bill Shamel said Wednesday.

2008-07-09 00:00:00

By Susie Weldons.weldon@bepp.co.uk After the fun comes the clean-up. The revellers may have left Glastonbury on Monday, but 600 people are still on site cleaning up - and they will be there for at least three weeks.

2008-06-30 09:03:02

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- A 5-year-old was killed when strong winds blew over a row of tents at an Alabama air show during storms that stretched across the South on Sunday while severe weather caused airport delays in the East, officials said.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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