Nature lover makes incredibly detailed map of park’s individual trees

Nature lover makes incredibly detailed map of park’s individual trees

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Funny by Nature! An All-Star Comedy Benefit for Smiling Hogshead Ranch

Funny by Nature! An All-Star Comedy Benefit for Smiling Hogshead Ranch

Sunnyside Comedy presents: FUNNY BY NATURE- a one-time comedy event and fundraiser! Listen to great comics on Friday, March 27 at 8 PM to raise money and awareness for the Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Long Island City’s budding urban farm and public space.

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The Regenerative Economy: Aligning Business + Nature

The Regenerative Economy: Aligning Business + Nature

Impact Hub NYC is hosting a networking event where similar minded people can grab a drink together and hear two authors talk about creating a regenerative economy by combining business standards with sustainability ethics. Two authors that will be featured

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New Amsterdam School’s Summer Camp Lets NYC Tots Explore Nature in the City

New Amsterdam School’s Summer Camp Lets NYC Tots Explore Nature in the City

Why settle for enrolling your little one in an ordinary summer camp when you can send them on a nature adventure in the city? The environmentally friendly New Amsterdam School in Manhattan’s East Village neighborhood is offering a unique summer camp for

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Nature & Birding Walk with Leslie Day

Nature & Birding Walk with Leslie Day

Join Leslie Day, the author of ‘Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City’ and ‘Field Guide to the Natural World of New York City’ on a nature and birding walk through Fort Tryon Park this weekend. You’ll learn about New York’s flora and fauna and get

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Take Your Kids to Greenbelt Nature Center for Groundhog Day Fun!

Take Your Kids to Greenbelt Nature Center for Groundhog Day Fun!

There’s just something about Groundhog Day that captures the imagination of adults and children alike, which is why the Greenbelt Nature Center is hosting a fun event that explores its history. In addition to creating a small craft and scouring the nature

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Bridgehampton’s Surfside Home is Nestled into the Dunes and Draws Energy From Nature

Bridgehampton’s Surfside Home is Nestled into the Dunes and Draws Energy From Nature

The Surfside vacation retreat includes the main house, a guest house, a two-car garage, and a free-form, chlorine-free pool. The home was remodeled from an existing home. The structure was elevated and upgraded with a durable steel frame, and clad in wood

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CounterEvolution’s Upstate Getaway is Packed With Their Signature Reclaimed Wood Designs

CounterEvolution’s Upstate Getaway is Packed With Their Signature Reclaimed Wood Designs

Located just a short drive from New York City, you and your loved ones can escape to Little Big North’s twelve private wooded acres. The charming log cabin, which spurred the furniture line, has four bedrooms and two full bathrooms to accommodate a large

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Clean Energy Connections presents Biomimicry in the Big City: Can Nature Inspire Cleantech Solutions?

Clean Energy Connections presents Biomimicry in the Big City: Can Nature Inspire Cleantech Solutions?

Entrepreneurs, investors and biomimetic designers will discuss how companies are utilizing biomimicry — innovation inspired by nature — to design, build, and operate innovative cleantech technologies. Join Clean Energy Connections as experts explore the

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Staten Island NatureFest 2011

Staten Island NatureFest 2011

Hosted by the Staten Island Museum, stop by for the 9th annual NatureFest at Great Kills Park on Staten Island. NatureFest is Staten Island’s premier environmental fair, and will feature tons of activities for the whole family.

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Omega Institute Design by Nature Conference “Preserving Life’s Essentials: Bread, Water, & Shelter”

Omega Institute Design by Nature Conference “Preserving Life’s Essentials: Bread, Water, & Shelter”

The decisions we make every day, as an individual, have a monumental effect on our community and the earth as a whole. Taking care in choosing what we eat, where we live, and how to preserve our precious resources, like water, can truly change our life and

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Have you noticed NYC’s new WiFi hotspot garbage cans?

Have you noticed NYC’s new WiFi hotspot garbage cans?

From smelly nuisance to public hotspot? Sure, why not? Massachusetts-based company Big Belly has found a way to make NYC Garbage pull double duty as public Wifi Spots.

Cities wanted to offer public wifi face quite a few logistical problems. it

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IGI-USA markets fanciful ODA’s terraced condos to NYC’s steampunk sect

IGI-USA markets fanciful ODA’s terraced condos to NYC’s steampunk sect

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Controversial LG office tower in the Palisades will be redesigned to protect beloved view

Controversial LG office tower in the Palisades will be redesigned to protect beloved view

Thomas P. Campbell, director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, said in a statement that “LG’s hearteningly responsible decision to lower the height of its planned new headquarters in Englewood Cliffs ensures that this remarkable natural wonder will

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One of these quirky New York dome homes could be yours

One of these quirky New York dome homes could be yours

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Last week we brought you luxurious, sustainable homes in the Hamptons, but this week we’re in search of quirky dome homes across the New York state—particularly those that you can actually spend a night or two in. First on

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Battery Park City: Creating a New Neighborhood walking tour

Battery Park City: Creating a New Neighborhood walking tour

AIANY Tours will host a tour of Battery Park City on Saturday, June 27. Learn about its planning and discover its distinctive residential neighborhoods, distinguished parks and plazas, public art works, and signature commercial center. The tour is $20

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Eliot Spitzer unveils his new Williamsburg residential project with two rooftop pools and a waterfront park

Eliot Spitzer unveils his new Williamsburg residential project with two rooftop pools and a waterfront park

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Feast your eyes on Citi Bike’s newly redesigned bikes

Feast your eyes on Citi Bike’s newly redesigned bikes

Ben Serrota

“You’re being supported in areas you need to be supported,” said Serrota, whose bikes have been ridden in the Olympics, as well as National, European and World Championship titles.

Related: New Citi Bike app could let you

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Miniature version of High Line coming to roof deck of new DUMBO luxury apartments

Miniature version of High Line coming to roof deck of new DUMBO luxury apartments

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Is this Chinese building a knockoff of Herzog and de Meuron’s “Jenga” tower?

Is this Chinese building a knockoff of Herzog and de Meuron’s “Jenga” tower?

As they say, imitation is the highest form of flattery. Savvy investigation by NY Curbed has uncovered that the Chinese developer Wide Horizon is a huge fan of Herzog and de Meuron’s Jenga-esque building found on 56 Leonard Street. In fact, the company

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LMNOP challenges NYC architects and designers to craft creative mobiles out of recycled materials

LMNOP challenges NYC architects and designers to craft creative mobiles out of recycled materials

May 21st which will be at the Steelcase

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Elegant Flying Point home rises gracefully out of restored sand dunes

Elegant Flying Point home rises gracefully out of restored sand dunes

Flying Point is a contemporary one-story structure that is comprised of the main house, a pool and a pool house. Although the home maintains a simplistic sophistication, the project was quite complex in nature due to the ecological intervention required to

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Inhabitat’s favorite green designs from the 2015 Architectural Digest Home Design Show

Inhabitat’s favorite green designs from the 2015 Architectural Digest Home Design Show

Artist Breon Dunigan’s cruelty-free “Trophy Heads” made us do a double-take over at the Gallery Schoolhouse booth. Made from repurposed furniture and textiles, the sculptures offer an alternative to real game trophies and “are a marvel of ingenious fabrication,

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Times Square could be transformed into a lush urban forest through this Kickstarter campaign

Times Square could be transformed into a lush urban forest through this Kickstarter campaign

Goodbye concrete jungle and hello verdant forest? Urban botanist Marielle Anzelone has started an incredible $25,000 Kickstarter campaign that aims to turn NYC’s Times Square into a lush oasis. The proposal, called PopUP Forest: Times Square, would see the

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5 common weeds you can make into healthy (and FREE!) teas

5 common weeds you can make into healthy (and FREE!) teas

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Found in many of NYC’s parks, red clovers make a tasty brew with a soothing, sweet punch. According to the foragers at Nona Brooklyn, the red clover is medicinally known to cure respiratory ailments and skin conditions, including eczema.

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