Do you want to learn how to make an Ecuadorian Straw Hat? Here’s your chance! Three Ecuadorian artisans will share their ancestral knowledge and get you started at making your own hat. The weaving technique used to create the iconic straw hat (erroneously) known as the Panama Hat is one of Ecuador’s greatest cultural treasures.
Long Island City has been described as both the fastest-growing neighborhood in the country and the most productive area in New York State. LIC is seeing historic growth in all sectors, and emerging as a true mixed-use, live/work/enjoy center of urban vitality. With Cornell Tech open across the river, the Life Sciences sector about to