Shop from local makers at WantedDesign’s upcoming holiday markets

Shop from local makers at WantedDesign’s upcoming holiday markets

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to start searching for gifts to give this season. And not just any gift, but rather something meaningful and unique that is sure to…

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NYC nonprofit Nest connects luxury brands with craftspeople around the world

NYC nonprofit Nest connects luxury brands with craftspeople around the world

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

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Canal Street Market: New shopping destination featuring local NYC brands opens right in time for the holidays

Canal Street Market: New shopping destination featuring local NYC brands opens right in time for the holidays

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Hearst Tower celebrates 10th anniversary with new Foster + Partners exhibit

Hearst Tower celebrates 10th anniversary with new Foster + Partners exhibit

Manhattan's Hearst Tower is the epitome of green design in New York City and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its opening, an exhibit on architect Norman Foster and his firm Foster…

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There's a humpback whale living in the Hudson River

There's a humpback whale living in the Hudson River

Ahoy, there’s a whale swimming in the Hudson! Although New York is filled with wildlife, whales are a pretty rare sight from the city’s riverbanks. Yet, an increasing number of…

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This adorable red 'train' carts books around the New York Public Library

This adorable red 'train' carts books around the New York Public Library

Many people worry about robots taking over their jobs, but librarians in New York aren’t concerned at all about the trains helping move books around. A little red book train carries…

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Come swing on these holiday hammocks at the new Flatiron Sky-Line LED light installation

Come swing on these holiday hammocks at the new Flatiron Sky-Line LED light installation

Hammocks suspended from giant arches invite you to experience the Flatiron District from a new angle The installation, made possible by NYC DOT Art, is set to open to the public…

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NYU students to bunk with local senior citizens to save on campus housing costs

NYU students to bunk with local senior citizens to save on campus housing costs

Related: NYU Decks Out Bobst Library With Beautiful Suicide-Prevention Screen “We are extremely enthusiastic about the program,” said Ellen Schall, chair of NYU’s Affordability…

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Santiago Calatrava to attend Saint Nicholas National Shrine topping out ceremony

Santiago Calatrava to attend Saint Nicholas National Shrine topping out ceremony

Just over two years after breaking ground on the Saint Nicholas National Shrine, the Santiago Calatrava's project team, his Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America and members of the…

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WXY unveils verdant and pedestrian-friendly new redesign of Astor Place and Cooper Square

WXY unveils verdant and pedestrian-friendly new redesign of Astor Place and Cooper Square

Related: “We are delighted to be part of the history behind this major New York City crossroads and to add to Astor Place’s story a new layer that brings together space for…

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People are going crazy over this family of raccoons living at Central Park

People are going crazy over this family of raccoons living at Central Park

While many of us struggle to cope with recent events and all the streses of our complicated lives, these bashful bandits remind us that, sometimes, you just have to take a break and…

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A heavenly 490-square-foot 'urban cottage' in Hell's Kitchen

A heavenly 490-square-foot 'urban cottage' in Hell's Kitchen

Related: + Urban Cottage Via Apartment Therapy Hell's Kitchen Urban Cottage, hell's kitchen tiny homes, hell's kitchen studios, tiny home living, minimalist living, nyc…

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Car-free zone proposed for Williamsburg's Grand Street during L Train shutdown

Car-free zone proposed for Williamsburg's Grand Street during L Train shutdown

Related: + Via Architects Newspaper no car zone, L train shutdown, manhattan subway, nyc subway, l train work, Grand Street in Williamsburg, 14st street, subway work nyc,…

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What's the deal with this apple tree growing out of a car on the High Line?

What's the deal with this apple tree growing out of a car on the High Line?

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Miniature Manhattan studio comes with pre-installed Murphy bed and lots of built-in storage

Miniature Manhattan studio comes with pre-installed Murphy bed and lots of built-in storage

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550-sq-ft Greenwich Village studio goes big on bold patterns

550-sq-ft Greenwich Village studio goes big on bold patterns

Related: Minimalist Greenwich Village loft makes smart use of its 500 square feet Via Apartment Therapy

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Hammocks suspended from giant arches invite you to experience the Flatiron District from a new angle

Hammocks suspended from giant arches invite you to experience the Flatiron District from a new angle

Flatiron Sky-Line, Flatiron Sky-Line Flatiron Partnership is announcing the winner of its 3rd annual competition to identify an installation to anchor the "23 Days" activities…

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Very few people actually get to see this hidden rooftop penthouse

Very few people actually get to see this hidden rooftop penthouse

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New Kering app lets Parsons fashion students track the environmental impacts of their designs

New Kering app lets Parsons fashion students track the environmental impacts of their designs

http://www.newschool.edu/pressroom/pressreleases/2016/keringparsonssustainability.htm + Parsons School of Design + Kering

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Zagat's tiny pop-up cafe serves up miniature munchies cooked on teeny stoves

Zagat's tiny pop-up cafe serves up miniature munchies cooked on teeny stoves

zagat, tiny cafe, zagat tiny cafe, zagat tiny food, tiny food, tiny stove, popin cooking, Could New York's tiny home obesession be influencing its culinary scene too? Zagat Tiny…

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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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Twinkling cemetery would turn the deceased into a dazzling sea of lights under the Manhattan Bridge

Twinkling cemetery would turn the deceased into a dazzling sea of lights under the Manhattan Bridge

A creepy new proposal suggests transforming the undercarriage of the Manhattan Bridge into a twinkling graveyard, where human remains decompose in biomass pods and emit lights that…

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NYC announces opening of its first micro-apartment building, Carmel Place

NYC announces opening of its first micro-apartment building, Carmel Place

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Second Avenue subway finally set to open after almost a century

Second Avenue subway finally set to open after almost a century

Related: Via NY Times Second Avenue Subway, nyc subway construction, nyc subway, nyc transport, subway constructions, public transport nyc,

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