Stop-N-Swap Bronx

Stop-N-Swap Bronx

Community “swaps” provide the perfect opportunity to find new homes for things you no longer need. By taking home items that you can use, you are also helping to prevent waste from production, packaging and transportation required to get new things. (no

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Citizens’ Committee for Children releases new child well-being rankings for NYC neighborhoods

Citizens’ Committee for Children releases new child well-being rankings for NYC neighborhoods

The Citizens’ Committee for Children’s annual report “CCC Community Risk Ranking: Child Well-Being In New York City’s 59 Community Districts” was released last week, presenting its detailed analysis on the many dimensions affecting the of The

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VIDEO: ‘Subway Therapy’ walls provide much-needed hope for New Yorkers after Trump’s election

VIDEO: ‘Subway Therapy’ walls provide much-needed hope for New Yorkers after Trump’s election

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Dazzling canopy of holiday lanterns returns to the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place

Dazzling canopy of holiday lanterns returns to the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place

Massive canopy of 650 LED lanterns

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Proposed ‘Maker Park’ would reuse Bushwick Inlet site’s existing oil tanks

Proposed ‘Maker Park’ would reuse Bushwick Inlet site’s existing oil tanks

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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 social and economic change. Led by a refreshing team of committed and New

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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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Last parcel of land needed for long-awaited Bushwick Inlet Park finally acquired by NYC

Last parcel of land needed for long-awaited Bushwick Inlet Park finally acquired by NYC

Related: Bushwick Inlet Park one step closer to fruition with new city land purchase

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Remembering visionary landscape architect Diana Balmori through her most forward-thinking projects

Remembering visionary landscape architect Diana Balmori through her most forward-thinking projects

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Cornell Tech unveils new renderings for hotel and education center on Roosevelt Island

Cornell Tech unveils new renderings for hotel and education center on Roosevelt Island

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New initiative aims to convert NYC’s worst playgrounds into vibrant green spaces

New initiative aims to convert NYC’s worst playgrounds into vibrant green spaces

Related: Rapper 50 Cent’s community garden offers a green alternative to juvenile detention

“New York Road Runners is thrilled to launch this partnership with The Trust for Public Land and we look forward to building many new playgrounds that in

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Family of Queens coyotes set to be trapped and euthanized

Family of Queens coyotes set to be trapped and euthanized

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The sad reason why no one is actually allowed to enter this ‘public’ garden

The sad reason why no one is actually allowed to enter this ‘public’ garden

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Con Edison looks to provide solar power benefits to low-income New Yorkers

Con Edison looks to provide solar power benefits to low-income New Yorkers

The power of the sun is out of reach for many low-income New Yorkers who might want the environmental and economic benefits of solar energy but don’t own a rooftop or lack the financial resources to purchase solar panels. Consolidated Edison wants to to

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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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Enchanting forest of crocheted coral reefs comes to the Museum of Arts and Design

Enchanting forest of crocheted coral reefs comes to the Museum of Arts and Design

With (statistic), the world’s coral reefs are disappearing at an alarming rate. At the same time, thousands of pounds of plastic waste have been filling the world’s oceans with . Crochet Coral: is a new exhibition by Margaret and Christine Wertheim that

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Former juvenile justice center to become a greenery-filled affordable housing complex in the Bronx

Former juvenile justice center to become a greenery-filled affordable housing complex in the Bronx

Bridges Juvenile Justice Center, more commonly known by its old name—Spofford.

The whole project will encompass five different buildings, set to be constructed over three phases. The $300 million development is expected to wrap by Affordable

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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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Take a fall tour of NYC’s most exciting landscape architecture landmarks

Take a fall tour of NYC’s most exciting landscape architecture landmarks

“New York City is at the forefront of reimagining the possibilities for the urban landscape,” says OHNY executive director Gregory Wessner. “From parks like the High Line and Brooklyn Bridge Park to public spaces like the Times Square plazas to projects

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Red Hook & Beyond – The Future of Urban Coastal Resilience

Red Hook & Beyond – The Future of Urban Coastal Resilience

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New Hell’s Kitchen apartments offer a host of heavenly green spaces

New Hell’s Kitchen apartments offer a host of heavenly green spaces

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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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Proposed Staten Island vineyard would produce local wine for New Yorkers

Proposed Staten Island vineyard would produce local wine for New Yorkers

New plans for a $20-million development https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20161002/travis/vineyard-staten-island-wine-nicotra-group
include a proposed vineyard that will produce wine from grapes grown on Staten Island, as well as a rooftop farm, and a

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NYC announces major initiative to improve health in chronically neglected neighborhoods

NYC announces major initiative to improve health in chronically neglected neighborhoods

“Today’s public health problems are often complex, requiring broad partnership and collective action across sectors,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. “Building Healthy Communities is another step forward in ensuring that every neighborhood has the it

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NYC’s green building programs are on target to reduce GHG emissions 80% by 2050

NYC’s green building programs are on target to reduce GHG emissions 80% by 2050

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced progress on several green building programs that will get closer to the city’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050. Some 3,800 buildings are included in the plan, which largely involved 8

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