Etsy’s new Brooklyn headquarters is a green oasis filled with vertical gardens and sustainable features

Etsy’s new Brooklyn headquarters is a green oasis filled with vertical gardens and sustainable features

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Field Guide: North Brooklyn Tour

Field Guide: North Brooklyn Tour

What makes a great neighborhood? Open House New York invites you to explore a cross-section of sites–from design studios and fabrication shops to cultural facilities and local landmarks–to consider the mix of spaces, large and small, that work in to a

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Architects unveil designs for activating empty space under Brooklyn-Queens Expressway with food trucks or a sports complex

Architects unveil designs for activating empty space under Brooklyn-Queens Expressway with food trucks or a sports complex

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North Brooklyn Boat Club Public Paddle

North Brooklyn Boat Club Public Paddle

his Saturday, May 28, 2016 we will be having our second public paddle of the year so members, neighbors, friends, children, dogs, and everyone else can come by from 12pm to 4pm to take a tour in our war canoes for some of the best views of the city. at

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Former Brooklyn Navy Yard cemetery transformed into vibrant public space that pays tribute to veterans

Former Brooklyn Navy Yard cemetery transformed into vibrant public space that pays tribute to veterans

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New Dock 72 technology hub breaks ground at Brooklyn Navy Yard

New Dock 72 technology hub breaks ground at Brooklyn Navy Yard

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“We are, quite literally, doubling down on good jobs at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The 4,000 living wage jobs at Dock 72 are a key part of that commitment. This project is going to help bring ideas, innovators and start-ups to the yard,

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Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Join the Village Community Boathouse in building a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat at Brooklyn Bridge Park! Named after the Lower Manhattan street that now ends at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, Whitehalls were the water taxis of their day, speedily

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WXY reveals plans for Brooklyn Strand greenway connecting Downtown Brooklyn to waterfront

WXY reveals plans for Brooklyn Strand greenway connecting Downtown Brooklyn to waterfront

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Brooklyn Brewery announces plans for new rooftop beer garden at Brooklyn Navy Yard

Brooklyn Brewery announces plans for new rooftop beer garden at Brooklyn Navy Yard

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Modular Cricket Shelter grows edible insects in Brooklyn

Modular Cricket Shelter grows edible insects in Brooklyn

While many Americans might squirm at the thought of eating crickets, over two billion people eat insects everyday. Unlike conventional livestock, these locally harvested crickets do not require immense amounts of water or space to produce a large amount

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BKLYN Designs: Brooklyn’s hottest home furnishings and design festival opens today

BKLYN Designs: Brooklyn’s hottest home furnishings and design festival opens today

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Tiny Brooklyn shed, er, bungalow is a chance to own a house in NYC for under $500k

Tiny Brooklyn shed, er, bungalow is a chance to own a house in NYC for under $500k

Here at Inhabitat, we love showing off amazing tiny homes throughout the city, especially when they are up for sale. Curbed reported that a micro bungalow currently on the market is bringing the tiny house crazy to Brooklyn, but we’re not so sure With

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Thousands of LED-laced pigeons will light up the Brooklyn sky next month

Thousands of LED-laced pigeons will light up the Brooklyn sky next month

New York City is full of pigeons and full of art, but rarely—if ever—do the two intersect. One artist is giving a thousand of the flying critters a chance to shine, with the help of tiny LED backpacks. Each weekend between May 7 and June 12, artist

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North America’s largest outdoor bouldering gym set to open at Brooklyn Bridge Park

North America’s largest outdoor bouldering gym set to open at Brooklyn Bridge Park

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Ambitious Brooklynite builds her own tiny home inside of a Crown Heights warehouse

Ambitious Brooklynite builds her own tiny home inside of a Crown Heights warehouse

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Via NY Times

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A Brooklyn-shaped garden with plants from around the world is coming to Fort Greene

A Brooklyn-shaped garden with plants from around the world is coming to Fort Greene

Named after a term used in plant migration, the Outer Seed Shadow project is a series of site-specific public art interventions that use gardens as the springboard for exploring a local community’s identity and geopolitical issues. Carrion launched in

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Old Brooklyn factory gets new life as a vibrant co-working space for creatives

Old Brooklyn factory gets new life as a vibrant co-working space for creatives

Formerly a printing press, the 47,000-square-foot industrial building was thoroughly revamped, but still maintains its raw and rough charm. The architects left as much of the original appearance intact, including the exposed joists and brickwork, but a

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Tiny green-roofed studio is a hidden oasis of calm in Brooklyn

Tiny green-roofed studio is a hidden oasis of calm in Brooklyn

The Backyard Garden Studio was completed as a hobby project for Hunt, who told Dwell he spent a total of about seven days over four months to build the structure. The 5-foot-by-11-foot studio is mostly constructed from salvaged materials, from the cedar

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It’s technically illegal to drive a Tesla Model X across the Brooklyn Bridge

It’s technically illegal to drive a Tesla Model X across the Brooklyn Bridge

A lot of people have a lot of complaints about sport utility vehicles, often related to their gas consumption and increased risk of death in collisions. Tesla’s Model X, the company’s first all-electric SUV, avoids issues with fuel economy by not it

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How much time would the Brooklyn Queens Connector streetcar shave off of your commute?

How much time would the Brooklyn Queens Connector streetcar shave off of your commute?

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio revealed details of the proposed 16-mile Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX), an electric streetcar line that will serve the growing waterfront community in the two boroughs. The BQX will supply much-needed public transportation

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Brooklyn artist wears discarded Christmas trees as clothing

Brooklyn artist wears discarded Christmas trees as clothing

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Photographs via Mary Ivy Martin

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Landscape architect behind the High Line designs a breathtaking rooftop garden in Brooklyn

Landscape architect behind the High Line designs a breathtaking rooftop garden in Brooklyn

Developed by Two Trees NY management, the 60 Water Street high-rise was designed by Leeser Architecture. The crown jewel is the landscaped Dock Street Rooftop Terrace that overlooks panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline, including the Brooklyn and as

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Mayor pledges $2.5B for 16-mile electric streetcar connecting Queens and Brooklyn

Mayor pledges $2.5B for 16-mile electric streetcar connecting Queens and Brooklyn

Mayor Bill de Blasio has approved a $2.5 billion plan to build a 16-mile streetcar line between Astoria, Queens and Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX) will serve the waterfront community, which is booming with new residential and

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Studio Gang unveils designs for an eco-friendly and green-roofed firehouse in Brooklyn

Studio Gang unveils designs for an eco-friendly and green-roofed firehouse in Brooklyn

FDNY Company 2’s elite force of firefighters does more than just fight fire. The team is trained to respond to a variety of emergencies, from fire and building collapses to water and scuba rescues. To help Company 2 mimic those rescue scenarios, Studio

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Mischievous Brooklynites rent ’boutique winter igloo’ out on Airbnb during blizzard

Mischievous Brooklynites rent ’boutique winter igloo’ out on Airbnb during blizzard

While most New Yorkers were snuggled up on the couch watching Netflix during the recent blizzard, some put their entreprenurial minds to work. Greenpoint resident Patrick Horton and his roommates went out in the cold to build an igloo only to put it up

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