Matt Hickman

Matt Hickman
A graduate of the New School's MFA Creative Writing program, Matt cut his editorial teeth as a contributing writer at CITY magazine. In the years since, he has written for eco-living website GreenYour, contributed to the Big Apple arm of the late, great Ideal Bite and written for a number of online publications including and Curbed. Matt also contributed to the plus-sized coffee table book, "Vitamin Green" (Phaidon Press). Matt calls Red Hook, Brooklyn, home sweet home.

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Space Needle renovation includes knee-buckling new attraction

What are the ingredients for the perfect public trash bin?

Even the smallest urban green spaces can have a big impact on mental health

Natural disaster-proof 'back-up' city underway in the Philippines

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