Perkins + Will's LEED Platinum Lehman College Science Building Nears Completion

Perkins + Will's LEED Platinum Lehman College Science Building Nears Completion

Lehman College students can look forward to a wonderful addition to their campus this year - a new LEED Platinum science building designed by Perkins + Will. The new facility will…

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On the High Line is an App That Lets You Explore the Famous Elevated Park With Your iPhone

On the High Line is an App That Lets You Explore the Famous Elevated Park With Your iPhone

Next time you visit the High Line, get the inside scoop without having to carry around a heavy guidebook with On The High Line, a new app for the iPhone. Released by illustrated book…

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World's Largest Ferris Wheel Coming to Staten Island - and It Will Be Eco-Friendly!

World's Largest Ferris Wheel Coming to Staten Island - and It Will Be Eco-Friendly!

Dubbed The New York Wheel, the ferris wheel will be 84 feet higher than the Singapore Flyer, which is currently the world's tallest ferris wheel. The New York Wheel will have thirty-six…

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PHOTOS: Bryant Park Gets Yarnbombed, Invaded by Sheep

PHOTOS: Bryant Park Gets Yarnbombed, Invaded by Sheep

The Campaign for Wool is a pro-wool campaign that was initiated in 2008 when the Prince of Wales noticed a decline in the wool industry. With the prevalence of synthetic (and often…

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The Newtown Creek Armada Launches Radio-Controlled Boats Down a Polluted NYC Superfund Waterway

The Newtown Creek Armada Launches Radio-Controlled Boats Down a Polluted NYC Superfund Waterway

A Superfund site is not the first place one would think of to host an art installation. Yet, that is exactly where Nathan Kensinger, Laura Chipley, and Sarah Nelson Wright are staging…

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Open House New York Weekend: Explore Some of NY's Most Private Architectural Wonders for Free

Open House New York Weekend: Explore Some of NY's Most Private Architectural Wonders for Free

Whether you're an architecture geek or simply a voyeur, don't miss your chance to get a glimpse into some of the city’s most amazing private spaces during Open House New York…

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World Maker Faire Brings a Festival of Crafts, Robots and More to the NY Hall of Science This Weekend!

World Maker Faire Brings a Festival of Crafts, Robots and More to the NY Hall of Science This Weekend!

The World Maker Faire will be invading the NY Hall of Science this weekend! Over 500 displays of makers will be on site showing you how to hack, solder, craft and more. If you’re into…

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Get Ready for Archtober, NYC's Month-Long Architecture and Design Festival!

Get Ready for Archtober, NYC's Month-Long Architecture and Design Festival!

Calling all design junkies and architecture lovers! Archtober is back, and it's bigger and better than ever. This year the AIA NY and The Center for Architecture have teamed up with…

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PHOTOS: Don't Miss Your Last Chance to Work for Free from a Loosecubes Shipping Container Office

PHOTOS: Don't Miss Your Last Chance to Work for Free from a Loosecubes Shipping Container Office

Upon arrival, we were greeted by the friendly Loosecubes team outside their shipping container office located just near the entrance of the Dekalb Market. Freelancers from all…

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30 Woolly Sheep Invade NYC's Bryant Park Lawn

30 Woolly Sheep Invade NYC's Bryant Park Lawn

New York's Bryant Park is popular with picnickers all year long, but today the green area has been invaded by a different kind grazer - a herd of 30 sheep. The woolly visitors were…

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Staten Island Children's Museum Gets a Striking New Solar-Power Shade Structure

Staten Island Children's Museum Gets a Striking New Solar-Power Shade Structure

The Meadow Structure at the Staten Island Children's Museum is a 2,200 square-foot tensile roof featuring Birdair’s steel cable systems and PTFE and a Teflon®-coated woven fiberglass…

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Amtrak Begins Testing 165 mph Trains for Its Northeast Corridor Line

Amtrak Begins Testing 165 mph Trains for Its Northeast Corridor Line

This week, Amtrak began testing 165 mph high speed trains for its Northeast Corridor line. Should these tests prove successful, commuting times to and from New York City could inch…

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Long Island's LEED Platinum Yes We Can Community Center Opens Its Doors!

Long Island's LEED Platinum Yes We Can Community Center Opens Its Doors!

Earlier this month, North Hempstead unveiled the first LEED Platinum community center in Long Island. The Yes We Can center boasts green features like a solar carport, geothermal…

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NY's Vernon C. Bain Floating Prison is Like a Cruise Ship for Felons on the East River

NY's Vernon C. Bain Floating Prison is Like a Cruise Ship for Felons on the East River

New Yorkers are used to seeing plenty of boats in the East River, but not many know about this bizarre floating prison. The Vernon C. Bain Correctional Facility sits about a mile west…

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DOT Decides Against Greyhound YO! Bus Stop Next to Seward Park After Community Outcry

DOT Decides Against Greyhound YO! Bus Stop Next to Seward Park After Community Outcry

Hundreds of Lower East Siders breathed a sigh of relief yesterday after the NYC Department of Transportation changed their minds about the proposed Greyhound YO! Bus stop next to…

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Tickets to City Modern's Exclusive NYC and Brooklyn Home Tours On Sale Now!

Tickets to City Modern's Exclusive NYC and Brooklyn Home Tours On Sale Now!

Ever wondered what the inside of a sleek modern Manhattan apartment looks like? Or maybe a Brooklyn townhouse in the heart of the borough? Well CITY MODERN is giving you the chance…

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Woman's Impossibly Tiny 90 Sq. Ft. Manhattan Apartment is One of the Smallest in NYC

Woman's Impossibly Tiny 90 Sq. Ft. Manhattan Apartment is One of the Smallest in NYC

We knew the small apartment trend was taking off when we recently spotted this 391 sq. ft. model home pop up at a Brooklyn Ikea, but that looks almost mansion-like compared to Felice…

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New York City Approves Nissan's Fuel-Efficient

New York City Approves Nissan's Fuel-Efficient "Taxi of Tomorrow"

It's official - New York City will soon be getting a fleet of new fuel-efficient Nissan taxis. New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission recently approved regulations requiring the…

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New Green City: Don't Miss This Fun Fall Celebration of Green in Union Square

New Green City: Don't Miss This Fun Fall Celebration of Green in Union Square

Join GrowNYC as they transform Union Square into New Green City, an all-day celebration of the best sustainable food, technology and art on October 10th. The hands-on symposium will…

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Empire State Building's Iconic Colored Lights to Get an LED Makeover!

Empire State Building's Iconic Colored Lights to Get an LED Makeover!

The Empire State Building's iconic lights are getting a green makeover! The famous floodlights that change hues to commemorate all of the holidays of the year will soon be powered by…

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Get Your Own 3D-Printing Machine at MakerBot's New Retail Store In Manhattan

Get Your Own 3D-Printing Machine at MakerBot's New Retail Store In Manhattan

Many people have heard about 3D-printing, but most have no idea of what it entails or how to do it themselves. Brooklyn-based MakerBot Industries is trying to change that with a new 3D…

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Senate Passes Brooklyn Queens Natural Gas Pipeline Proposal

Senate Passes Brooklyn Queens Natural Gas Pipeline Proposal

The bill proposing a natural gas pipeline extension through the New York area that passed through the House of Representatives earlier this year has just been approved by the Senate.…

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New York Launches Its First Ever Bike-Friendly Business District!

New York Launches Its First Ever Bike-Friendly Business District!

Move over Financial, Fashion, and Meatpacking -- there's a new NYC district in town and it's called the Bike Friendly Business District. Transportation Alternatives, the biggest bicycle…

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PHOTOS: See Inside the Brooklyn Nets' New Barclays Center Arena Before It Opens to the Public

PHOTOS: See Inside the Brooklyn Nets' New Barclays Center Arena Before It Opens to the Public

The new Barclays Center Arena marks the return of major league sports to Brooklyn, which has had a hole in its heart since the Dodgers moved to Los Angeles in 1957. It was all smiles at…

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Don't Miss the Last Day of Food, Furry Friends and Fun at the Queens County Farm Museum's Fall Fair!

Don't Miss the Last Day of Food, Furry Friends and Fun at the Queens County Farm Museum's Fall Fair!

If you're sitting at home wondering what to do on this lovely fall day, we highly recommend hightailing it over to the last day of the Queens County Farm Museum's annual Queens County…

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