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Great Activities to do this Fall: Admission Free!

October 8, 2013 in Museums | Comments (0)

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Hispanic Society of America Museum

Hispanic Society of America Museum

Want to explore some of New York’s most fascinating sights without spending a dime? Here is a brief sampling of a much longer list of great things to do without breaking the bank.

•    Hispanic Society of America Museum & Library- Go and see America’s largest collection of Spanish art and more than over 600, 000 rare books and manuscripts. An upcoming gallery talk will be presented on October 19, at 11am. Located on Audubon Terrace between 155 and 156 Streets. Call for more information: 212-926-2234.

•    National Museum of the American Indian This excellent collection of Native American art focuses more on the culture rather than history of America’s indigenous population. In honor of Halloween come celebrate Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead – 2013 on November 2, 2013 at 12 pm. The museum is located on the south side of Bowling Green, in lower Manhattan, adjacent to the northeast corner of Battery Park. Call 212-514-3758 for more information.

•    Sony Wonder Technology Lab- Take the kids to a place they will love, and so will you. Explore 21 exhibit areas and 69 interactive stations found in this 14,000 square foot museum. Sony Wonder Technology Lab is located in the Sony Plaza at 56th Street and Madison Avenue. For more information call (212) 833-8100.


IDT Energy CEO: Energy Conservation Tips from a Fellow New Yorker

October 1, 2013 in Health | Comments (0)

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In an exclusive interview with a local NY blog, IDT Energy CEO Geoff Rochwarger shared tips for energy conservation and information about his personal knowledge about the energy industry. IDT Energy supplies both natural gas and electricity to houses and business in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Illinois. As a native New Yorker and someone “in the know” in the energy world, Mr. Rochwarger is able to offer great advice to his fellow New Yorkers.

When asked about projects that IDT Energy is involved in, Mr. Rochwarger explained that they have a number of exciting things happening. As he said, “Energy conservation and protecting our environment is extremely important to all of us. That’s why IDT Energy recently introduced a Green electric supply option that is 100% generated from renewable resources like running water, wind, solar and biomass, and is matched with renewable energy certificates. IDT Energy Green Electric is available in New York and all of the states we serve. In addition, as part of our commitment to contribute to a cleaner environment, I announced our partnership with Clean Vehicle Solutions, LLC in an effort to advance development of Natural Gas Vehicles (NGVs) and the use of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in place of traditional liquid fossil fuels in commercial fleet vehicles. It’s cheaper and a much cleaner alternative.”

The IDT Energy CEO explained that IDT Energy was recently recognized as an innovator in the energy sector. They were invited to join the Retail Energy Supply Association, an exclusive organization that works with stakeholders to promote the competitive retail energy market.

IDT Energy also has many philanthropic efforts. As Mr. Rochwarger explained, “Giving back to the communities we serve is a priority. As you know, Hurricane Sandy left her mark on the northeast last year. Many communities suffered terribly as a result of the storm. To support the recovery effort, IDT Energy contributed to the American Red Cross.”

Read more about energy conservation and the tips offered by IDT Energy by enjoying the full interview at http://www.gowanuslounge.com/exclusive-interview-idt-energy-ceo-shares-with-new-yorkers/.