Miniature forest of 4,000 baby trees pops up in Brooklyn

Miniature forest of 4,000 baby trees pops up in Brooklyn

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New renderings of Brooklyn’s tallest tower show super-swanky amenities

New renderings of Brooklyn’s tallest tower show super-swanky amenities

Related: Renderings unveiled for Brooklyn’s first supertall tower

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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 Bridge Park and securing it for the long-term a major priority, and we to

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Two separate apartments fused into one breathtaking home in Brooklyn

Two separate apartments fused into one breathtaking home in 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 Greenpoint’s own Greenhook Ginsmiths) live music, kids activities, and

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Brooklyn cemetery set to sell honey from its heavenly on-site hive

Brooklyn cemetery set to sell honey from its heavenly on-site hive

Related: Do Urban Bees Produce Better, Healthier Honey?

“There’s not that many great places to keep bees in New York City,” said Green-Wood beekeeper Davin Larson. “Not a lot of people have backyards and there’s no farmland, so Greenwood a

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DXA Studio’s new Brooklyn condos will be decked out with locally-sourced touches

DXA Studio’s new Brooklyn condos will be decked out with locally-sourced touches

comprised of 32 condominiums. Each home has its own private backyard, terrace, or balcony, and is crafted with materials and finishes sustainably sourced from local artisans and craftsmen.

Related: Ultra-modern NoHo loft renovation stars an rooftop

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Brooklyn Navy Yard completes 3,000+ solar panel rooftop array

Brooklyn Navy Yard completes 3,000+ solar panel rooftop array

The epic 3,000+ solar panel rooftop installation at Brooklyn Navy Yard is now complete, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office has announced. Installed by ConEdison, the sprawling solar array will contribute substantially toward the mayor’s OneNYC plan. This

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ePrix electric vehicle race coming to Brooklyn next summer

ePrix electric vehicle race coming to Brooklyn next summer

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Brooklyn Cruise Terminal will host electric racing event in

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Oasis-like sustainable Water Garden opens at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Oasis-like sustainable Water Garden opens at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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UGE is building a massive rooftop solar array atop this popular Brooklyn church

UGE is building a massive rooftop solar array atop this popular Brooklyn church

Leading energy solutions firm UGE International (UGE) is in the process of installing a 261 kW rooftop solar project for a non-denominational church in South Brooklyn. Christian Cultural Center (CCC), one of the largest independent churches in the is a

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‘Paris on the Gowanus’: 365 Bond brings sustainable waterfront luxury to Brooklyn

‘Paris on the Gowanus’: 365 Bond brings sustainable waterfront luxury to Brooklyn

Related: Roof Farm-Topped Gowanus Whole Foods Set to Open in December

According to the project’s lead designer and architect, GHWA’s David West, AIA, “The site is located at the divide between Carroll Gardens, with its iconic brick and stone a

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‘Hidden forest’ of 4,000 baby redwood trees coming to Brooklyn

‘Hidden forest’ of 4,000 baby redwood trees coming to Brooklyn

Later this year, artist Spencer Finch will bring a little piece of California’s redwood forests to downtown Brooklyn. In partnership with the Public Art Fund and Forest City Ratner Companies, the artist will use 4,000 young redwoods to create a 1/100

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Brooklyn Army Terminal’s Annex space to be converted into food manufacturing hub

Brooklyn Army Terminal’s Annex space to be converted into food manufacturing hub

The NYCEDC just announed that the Brooklyn Army Terminal will be converted into a major food manufactoring hub. The entire 55,000 square foot space of the Terminal’s Annex building will hopefully house up to 10 growing food manufacturing companies. The

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Shipping container tower transforms Brooklyn carriage house into a bright orange oasis

Shipping container tower transforms Brooklyn carriage house into a bright orange oasis

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Brooklyn’s largest public housing development to run on self-sustaining microgrid

Brooklyn’s largest public housing development to run on self-sustaining microgrid

The Red Hook Houses District Energy System

“NYCHA believes that the distributed energy component of this project has the potential to be a self-sustaining enterprise, and the RFP provides an opportunity to raise dedicated funds for that,”

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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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First-ever dog poop composting program in NYC comes to Brooklyn park

First-ever dog poop composting program in NYC comes to Brooklyn park

“People in the neighborhood were really receptive,” said Leslie Wright, the regional director of state parks in New York City, who cut the ribbon on the new pooch playground on Thursday. “It’s a really savvy, really progressive Brooklyn East dog

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Brooklyn Bike Rave

Brooklyn Bike Rave

Bedazzle your bike, put on your craziest outfit, blast some party tunes and be ready for sensory overload at the Brooklyn Bike Rave, a glowtastic night ride along the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway.

On Saturday, August 27, hundreds of cyclists will en

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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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