The 13-year-old lion was not only a tourist favorite, but also, a research animal. The beloved lion was being studied by the Oxford University Conservation Unit.
It has been a long, cold winter in the Northeast, and fresh, locally-grown food is hard to come by.
But in Manhattan, the Union Square Greenmarket has succeeded in bringing everything from turnips to dandelion greens to New Yorkers year round.
Here and Now’s resident chef Kathy Gunst recently toured the market and talked with with vendors and shoppers.