Impress your friends with this neat trick using Central Park's historic lamp posts

Impress your friends with this neat trick using Central Park's historic lamp posts

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'Tiger Hood' transforms NYC alleyways into makeshift golf courses

'Tiger Hood' transforms NYC alleyways into makeshift golf courses

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WXY is turning an old juvenile detention center into a vibrant live-work community

WXY is turning an old juvenile detention center into a vibrant live-work community

Urban design can improve the way we live, but a well-designed city actually create an instant vibrant community with jobs, education and affordable homes? WXY Architecture is out to…

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Lowline Lab closing at Essex Street as plans for the park move forward

Lowline Lab closing at Essex Street as plans for the park move forward

The Lowline Lab, an experiment in utilizing solar technology to grow and sustain plants underground, will close doors at Essex Street on February 26. The lab was designed to be a…

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A lush forest may be popping up soon in Times Square

A lush forest may be popping up soon in Times Square

Brooklyn ecologist Marielle Anzelone is working to bring a forest to the middle of Times Square. Anzelone wants to make people forget that they are in the middle of the city for a…

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Governors Island will open early this year with a new sustainable seafood restaurant

Governors Island will open early this year with a new sustainable seafood restaurant

Governors Island, that 172 acre isle of green which used to be a military base, will open early this Spring for the first time ever. This extends the season for the Island, which…

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Central Park gets a new fleet of clean, green garbage carts

Central Park gets a new fleet of clean, green garbage carts

You’ve probably seen them buzzing around Central Park: those garbage carts used to pick up the park’s trash. Until now, those city employees in their carts have been puttering…

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Cuomo wants to build a 750-mile trail from NYC to Canada

Cuomo wants to build a 750-mile trail from NYC to Canada

What if you could travel across the state on foot - from top to bottom and one end to the other - using one continuous trail. Say hello to the Empire State Trail. Governor Cuomo just…

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Olin Studio announces plans to turn Pier 26 into a vibrant park

Olin Studio announces plans to turn Pier 26 into a vibrant park

Olin Studio revealed plans to turn Pier 26 into a vibrant park and community area. The pier will include ample spaces to enjoy nature with multiple landscaped spaces, along with…

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MIT's 'Treepedia' tells you how green your spot in the city ranks

MIT's 'Treepedia' tells you how green your spot in the city ranks

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Governor announces a $10 billion overhaul for a more green, accessible and tech-enhanced JFK airport

Governor announces a $10 billion overhaul for a more green, accessible and tech-enhanced JFK airport

In 2004, just two weeks after finishing graduate school, Rebecca van Bergen began Nest with the idea that supporting craft and small businesses could be an empowering tool for positive…

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Recycle your holiday tree while also helping homeless teens

Recycle your holiday tree while also helping homeless teens

As this year’s holiday season comes to a close, revelers will be able to do two good deeds in one fell swoop. Christmas Tree Brooklyn, which sells its trees online and in-person…

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Gowanus pop-up dumpster gardens find new home in Industry City

Gowanus pop-up dumpster gardens find new home in Industry City

Last summer, Gowanus Canal Conservancy and Alloy Development collaborated on the 2000 Galloon Project, a pop-up nursery and event space that successfully brought attention to the…

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NYC's most exclusive park will open to the public for one hour on Christmas Eve

NYC's most exclusive park will open to the public for one hour on Christmas Eve

Gramercy Park, the serene space tucked away from the nearby bustle of Union Square and the East Village- is well known for its quiet and exclusivity.   The private park is only…

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How Rikers Island uses gardening therapy to improve inmates' well-being

How Rikers Island uses gardening therapy to improve inmates' well-being

The Department of Corrections has announced that they will be awarding the Horticultural Society of New York to expand its horticultural therapy program at Rikers Island. Therapeutic…

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Last parcel of land needed for long-awaited Bushwick Inlet Park finally acquired by NYC

Last parcel of land needed for long-awaited Bushwick Inlet Park finally acquired by NYC

Related: Bushwick Inlet Park one step closer to fruition with new city land purchase + Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park Images via Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park…

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New initiative aims to convert NYC's worst playgrounds into vibrant green spaces

New initiative aims to convert NYC's worst playgrounds into vibrant green spaces

Related: Rapper 50 Cent’s community garden offers a green alternative to juvenile detention “New York Road Runners is thrilled to launch this partnership with The Trust for…

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Mohonk Preserve commits to using 100% clean energy

Mohonk Preserve commits to using 100% clean energy

While most people may equate New York City with skyscrapers and concrete, a lot of the state is actually nature-based. The Mohonk Preserve is a New York State gem. The nature preserve…

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Washington Square Park toilet house boasts LEED-certified loos

Washington Square Park toilet house boasts LEED-certified loos

Related: + BKSK BKSK architects, Washington Square Park House, solar panel array, ground source heat pumps, passive design, LEED Platinum certification, LEED Platinum nyc,…

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Construction begins on final stage of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Construction begins on final stage of Brooklyn Bridge Park

“This park has become the front lawn of Brooklyn. And Pier 3 will add more space for kids to play and for families to enjoy this incredible place. We have made building Brooklyn…

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Take a fall tour of NYC's most exciting landscape architecture landmarks

Take a fall tour of NYC's most exciting landscape architecture landmarks

"New York City is at the forefront of reimagining the possibilities for the urban landscape," says OHNY executive director Gregory Wessner. "From parks like the High Line and Brooklyn…

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This Brooklyn rooftop will soon be a 20,000-sq-ft meadow filled with native wildflowers

This Brooklyn rooftop will soon be a 20,000-sq-ft meadow filled with native wildflowers

“The festival – the first of three annual festivals – [included] tabling with local environmental organizations, free food and drinks (courtesy of NYC Organic Smart Beer and…

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