The ARK: JFK rolls out new terminal for jetsetting pets

The ARK: JFK rolls out new terminal for jetsetting pets

The In-Transit Aviary Quarantine offers rest stops for birds and secure biocontainment units for in-transit or 30-day quarantines. There's also an Equine and Livestock Export Center…

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Sprawling

Sprawling "Made in NY" campus coming to Brooklyn's Sunset Park

Via Curbed Even as skyrocketing rents and labor costs, coupled with aging machinery and brisk overseas competition, have caused entire blocks of Manhattan's once-fabled Garment…

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MTA to test reduced flat-fee

MTA to test reduced flat-fee "Freedom Ticket" for outer boroughs

After months of campaigning from civic leaders and riders, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has greenlit a pilot program for the so-called "Freedom Ticket," a proposed flat-fee…

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Send a Valentine to the Earth by rallying to defund DAPL today in NYC

Send a Valentine to the Earth by rallying to defund DAPL today in NYC

Show the planet some love this Valentine's Day and make your voice heard.

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The toxic NYC sites that the Trump family doesn't want you to know about

The toxic NYC sites that the Trump family doesn't want you to know about

There have been numerous dedicated efforts to clean up ground, water and air pollution in New York City, but as Nathan Kensinger at Curbed reports, Donald Trump may undermine all of…

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Lawmakers move to halt NYC plastic bag fee

Lawmakers move to halt NYC plastic bag fee

On Monday, state Senators voted to put a halt on the city's new single-use shopping bag fee. Yesterday, the Assembly voted to do the same thing. Now, if the governor signs the…

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Bronx schools found to have water lead levels 16 times higher than Flint

Bronx schools found to have water lead levels 16 times higher than Flint

Flint gets most of the attention when it comes to lead in the water, but a recent study found that Bronx schools have lead levels 16 times higher than those in Flint. Readings were…

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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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The Pier 55 waterfront park design is getting an overhaul

The Pier 55 waterfront park design is getting an overhaul

The highly anticipated Pier 55 may not be as marvelous as expected. A permit modification request discovered by Architect's Newspaper reveals that the Heatherwick Studio-designed…

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Ancient salt marsh in the Bronx reveals dangerous flooding likely for NYC

Ancient salt marsh in the Bronx reveals dangerous flooding likely for NYC

For the past four years scientists have been working in the Bronx, taking advantage of a unique opportunity to study and research the past and future of our coastal ecosystem. A rare…

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Hundreds gather in front of Trump Hotel to protest the President's DAPL revival

Hundreds gather in front of Trump Hotel to protest the President's DAPL revival

Yesterday, Trump signed executive orders revitalizing the Keystone and Dakota Access Pipelines. Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered at Trump Hotel to let the President know just how they…

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The Women's March on NYC and other ways to make your voice heard this week

The Women's March on NYC and other ways to make your voice heard this week

Looking for a way to make your voice heard about the incoming Trump administration? The New York City sister march to the Women's March in Washington D.C. takes place this Saturday…

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Gowanus Canal is safe enough to boat in, just don't take a swim, says new report

Gowanus Canal is safe enough to boat in, just don't take a swim, says new report

An study eight years in the making reveals that you can breathe and hang out around the Gowanus Canal, just don't get in it. Or touch it. Or eat seafood from it. Other than that,…

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70,000 birds have been killed so far to prevent another 'Miracle on the Hudson'

70,000 birds have been killed so far to prevent another 'Miracle on the Hudson'

Eight years ago this week, "Sully" Sullenberger landed in the Hudson, and since then, nearly 70,000 birds have been slaughtered to prevent it from happening again. But data show that…

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Troubled Indian Point Nuclear Plant shutting down by 2021

Troubled Indian Point Nuclear Plant shutting down by 2021

Troubled Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant is slated to shut down by 2021, according to a recently-reached agreement between New York State and Entergy. Just 30 miles north of New York…

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Citi Bikes to start projecting lasers onto the streets

Citi Bikes to start projecting lasers onto the streets

NYC's Citi Bike is aiming to make the already safe bike sharing scheme (nearly 37 million trips since the system's installation in 2013 and zero fatalities) even safer by installing…

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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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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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Just 3,000 ride-sharing cars could replace nearly all 14,000 cabs in NYC, new MIT study reveals

Just 3,000 ride-sharing cars could replace nearly all 14,000 cabs in NYC, new MIT study reveals

There are 13,000 taxes cruising around New York City. Just think of all that stop-and-go pollution, not to mention traffic congestion. A new study says that just 3,000 ride-sharing cars…

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Governor Cuomo and Bernie Sanders unveil free tuition proposal for New York colleges

Governor Cuomo and Bernie Sanders unveil free tuition proposal for New York colleges

Governor Cuomo has started 2017 with a substantial plan designed to respond to the financial challenges most students and families face today in pursuing higher education. On January…

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Times Square redesign completed just in time for New Year’s Eve festivities

Times Square redesign completed just in time for New Year’s Eve festivities

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Administration has announced that the reconstruction of Times Square has finally come to completion. The nearly eight-year-long project was design to improve…

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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 first vegan butcher shop set to open this spring

NYC's first vegan butcher shop set to open this spring

The former location of a Chinese restaurant is preparing to take on a new life as the home of Bedford-Stuyvesant’s first vegan butcher shop. Monk’s Meats has been hocking its vegan…

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