Tag: Wetlands

Wetlands Founder Larry Bloch: 1953 – 2012

Larry Bloch, founder of the legendary music and activism mecca The Wetlands Preserve, passed away this week. Here are reflections from one of the many lives he touched.

Posted in Music and Activism, HeadCount Community

Gulf Coast Recovery Issue Update: Lil’ Wayne On Top, BP On Bottom

Stories coming from the Gulf of late are a mix of “open for business” optimism and never-ending stains from last year’s spill. And of course, the music never stops. So here’s a quick update on what’s happening in my favorite region of the country.

Posted in Gulf Coast Recovery

Brooklyn Bowl Takes The LEED In Sustainable Entertainment

Three thousand fifty-eight buildings of all shapes, sizes, designs, and purposes have have met the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards for environmentally sustainable construction since 1994. But the country’s first live music venue – and bowling alley! – got the nod earlier this month when Brooklyn Bowl was LEED certified by the…