Kayaking protesters take to the East River to demand promised park

Kayaking protesters take to the East River to demand promised park

Fed up Greenpoint and Williamsburg protestors took to land and water on Sunday to demand the city make good on their promise to build a waterfront park in the area. Along with 100 land-locked protestors, approximately 40 protesters on canoes and kayaks

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Three little piggies make adorable debut at the Prospect Park Zoo

Three little piggies make adorable debut at the Prospect Park Zoo

Prospect Park Zoo welcomed three adorable new residents last week. A trio of Juliana pigs debuted in the barn area of the zoo, making it the first time the Brooklyn zoo has had pigs on display. Judging from the video above released by Wildlife Society,

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Mass pigeon kidnapping leaves Washington Square Park locals mourning feathered friends

Mass pigeon kidnapping leaves Washington Square Park locals mourning feathered friends

The troves of pigeons usually infiltrating picnic goers at Washington Square Park haven’t migrated to another city green space, but were apparently part of a mass abduction. As reported by the Washington Square Park Blog, around 300 pigeons were and a

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy DUMBO Family Fest

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy DUMBO Family Fest

Join the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy at the DUMBO Family Fest, celebrating access to the newest additions to Brooklyn Bridge Park! This fun-filled party, co-sponsored by One John Street, will take place on Saturday, August 8, 2015 in the John

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Eco Fashion in the Park: Fashion Show and Clothing Swap

Eco Fashion in the Park: Fashion Show and Clothing Swap

Highbridge Park will host Eco Fashion in the Park on Sunday, August 2 from 1 to 6 pm. This event will highlight independent designers whose purpose is to inspire and ignite awareness around the issues on eco-friendly fashion and how to empower the style

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New eco-friendly hotel with massive herb garden wall set to open at Central Park next month

New eco-friendly hotel with massive herb garden wall set to open at Central Park next month

This month, the long-awaited new eco-friendly 1 Hotels Central Park is slated to open. After numerous delays, the flagship hotel for the brand, an offshoot of Starwood, plans to open its doors at the end of this month, inviting visitors to finally their

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Hundreds of twins on tandem bikes set new world record at Central Park

Hundreds of twins on tandem bikes set new world record at Central Park

 

 

If you were in Central Park yesterday, no, you weren’t seeing double. You were seeing Twinning. A special Tandem Bike Parade with Twins.

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Sneak a peek inside Pacific Park’s first greenery-enveloped residences in COOKFOX’s new video

Sneak a peek inside Pacific Park’s first greenery-enveloped residences in COOKFOX’s new video

550 Vanderbilt Avenue condos are up for sale. Designed by New York-based + COOKFOX Architects, the 17-story residential building is the first of four condominiums planned for 22 acre lot in Prospect Heights. The massive project, once completed will of 8

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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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Partnerships Academy: How to get involved with your city park

Partnerships Academy: How to get involved with your city park

Do you care about the NYC parks, trees, and green spaces where you work or live? Want to do more to help out? The Partnerships Academy is a free training program that supports community-based park groups and individual volunteers to achieve success. The

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NYC announces permanent car ban for Central Park and Prospect Park

NYC announces permanent car ban for Central Park and Prospect Park

“Prospect Park has always been my family’s backyard. That’s a sentiment New Yorkers in every borough feel about their parks. Making the loop drives in Central and Prospect Parks permanently car-free for the first time in more than a century will a

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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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Foster + Partners’ 425 Park Avenue set to make history as NYC’s first WELL-certified tower

Foster + Partners’ 425 Park Avenue set to make history as NYC’s first WELL-certified tower

F+P won the international competition to design the new building in 2012. You can view video of the winning proposal here. At this iconic Manhattan address, the tower will be divided vertically into three areas. The base of the tower will be integrated

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Score some sweet terrariums by backing the world’s first underground park

Score some sweet terrariums by backing the world’s first underground park

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The Lowline Underground Park Initiative’s Kickstarter campaign is now live!

The Lowline Underground Park Initiative’s Kickstarter campaign is now live!

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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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Hunt for Wild Foods in Idlewild Park

Hunt for Wild Foods in Idlewild Park

Join “Wildman” Steve Brill on Sunday, May 10 in Idlewild Park in Jamaica, Queens for a free foraging tour! Look for wild plants and maybe even some spring mushrooms! Learn more about foraging on Steve’s website. Please sign up at least 24 hours in by of

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NYC’s High Line Park So Popular That Creators Plan a High-Speed Tram to Move Pedestrians

NYC’s High Line Park So Popular That Creators Plan a High-Speed Tram to Move Pedestrians

Jeff Koons may want to hang a train over the High Line, but the park’s creators, Friends of the High Line, have decided to put a train back on the High Line in order to keep up with the park’s extreme popularity. Because of the park’s growing crowds every

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See IK Studio’s curvaceous Torqueing Spheres at Socrates Sculpture Park this May

See IK Studio’s curvaceous Torqueing Spheres at Socrates Sculpture Park this May

The Architectural League of New York has chosen IK Studio’s Torqueing Spheres as the winner of their 2015 Folly Design Competition. Each year, the league invites emerging architects to create a public installation in New York, and this year, the panel of

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Spring Sprouts – Lefferts Historic House in Prospect Park

Spring Sprouts – Lefferts Historic House in Prospect Park

It’s time for spring planting! Bring the kids to Lefferts Historic House in Prospect Park on Saturday, April 4 for a spring planting event. Make a small pot out of newspaper, fill it with soil and plant an herb seed to take home. This event occurs 26.

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Artist to install blooming Living Pyramid in Socrates Sculpture Park

Artist to install blooming Living Pyramid in Socrates Sculpture Park

Queens’s Socrates Sculpture Park is going to be blooming with one very large flower tower this summer and you can join in on the fun! Artist Agnes Denes will be installing her gorgeous, 30-foot-tall Living Pyramid design at the Long Island City sculpture

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95 local students envision awesome features for NYC’s underground Lowline park (PHOTOS)

95 local students envision awesome features for NYC’s underground Lowline park (PHOTOS)

The interactive exhibit features the students’ handmade 3D models, which illustrate their most fantastical aspirations for the Lowline from trees and ponds to fountains, historic trolley cars, and even ‘rainbow laser tag’ tunnels. The overwhelming theme

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Free E-Waste Recycling Event: Tompkins Square Park

Free E-Waste Recycling Event: Tompkins Square Park

Bring your unwanted and broken electronics to LES Ecology Center’s e-waste collection event at Tompkins Square Park on Sunday, March 29 between 10 AM and 4 PM. For a list of accepted electronics, please check the list here. For more information about New

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Brooklyn protesters flash Batman-style beacon asking mayor to take action on Bushwick Inlet Park

Brooklyn protesters flash Batman-style beacon asking mayor to take action on Bushwick Inlet Park

Fed-up residents in Williamsburg and Greenpoint hit the streets Batman-style last week to protest the long-overdue Bushwick Inlet Park they were promised 10 years ago. It’s now been more than a decade after Mayor Bloomberg committed to building the 28-acre

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Did you know there are coyotes living in NYC parks?

Did you know there are coyotes living in NYC parks?

Awoooooo! If you’ve been hearing howling lately, it’s not just because you’ve watched too many Twilight movies. According to reports, Eastern coyotes have been slowly taking up residence in New York parks for years now, and it looks like these savvy predators

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