6 Hot Ways to Stay Cool in NYC

6 Hot Ways to Stay Cool in NYC

PLAN AN INDOOR PICNIC Skip lunch at your desk and head to one of the city’s many public atriums for an afternoon chow down with friends or co-workers. New York is home to dozens of…

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6 Fun (and Free) Places to Take a Date on a Summer Night in NYC

6 Fun (and Free) Places to Take a Date on a Summer Night in NYC

Image via NYC Parks & Rec DATE IDEA #1: Walk the High Line at night We absolutely love the High Line here at Inhabitat. One of the best examples of adaptive reuse, this newly…

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6 Spectacular Places to See 4th of July Fireworks In and Around NYC!

6 Spectacular Places to See 4th of July Fireworks In and Around NYC!

HUDSON RIVER PARK For the bold and the brave willing to stand the ginormous crowds on the 4th, the piers at Hudson River Park are one of your best bets to watch spectacular views of…

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6 Ways to Spend Father's Day with Your Dad in NYC

6 Ways to Spend Father's Day with Your Dad in NYC

Whether your father is a bonafide foodie or just a guy who enjoys getting his eat on, he'll find tons to tickle his palate at this Sunday's Food Truck Rally in Prospect Park, Brooklyn.…

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Shipping Container Beer Garden and SmorgasBar Now Open for Business at South Street Seaport

Shipping Container Beer Garden and SmorgasBar Now Open for Business at South Street Seaport

Photo ©Yuka Yoneda While heavy rain did hamper construction last week, a good number of the new container shops and eateries have been serving customers since last weekend, and the…

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6 Perfect Picnic Spots to Visit in NYC

6 Perfect Picnic Spots to Visit in NYC

Alley Pond Park You’ll find plenty of space to lay back and enjoy the beauty of nature at this 600 acre park in Queens. It's filled with playgrounds and ball fields, so you can…

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New Shipping Container Shops Coming to South Street Seaport This Summer

New Shipping Container Shops Coming to South Street Seaport This Summer

Popular tourist destination South Street Seaport will be recovering from the damage it suffered during Hurricane Sandy with exciting new summer programming and shipping container…

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6 Marvelous Green Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day in NYC

6 Marvelous Green Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day in NYC

Savor Spa Mani/Pedi Kick your day off by treating mom to an organic manicure and pedicure at Savor Spa in the West Village. The cozy eco-chic boutique is home to Om Aroma anti-aging…

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10 Eco-Tastic Earth Day Activities to Do in New York City!

10 Eco-Tastic Earth Day Activities to Do in New York City!

Eco-Chick.com’s Sustainable Spring Fashion Party Get a head start on your Earth Day party plans in style! Eco-Chick.com will be hosting a sustainable spring fashion presentation on…

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DIY: How to Trick Begonias into Blooming Early Using a Terrarium

DIY: How to Trick Begonias into Blooming Early Using a Terrarium

MATERIALS: • Begonia tubers (make sure you use quality tubers that are firm and have no bruises) • Potting soil or a potting mix • Small pot, about 3-4" in diameter •…

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Help Plant 2,400 New Trees in NYC with JetBlue and the New York Restoration Project

Help Plant 2,400 New Trees in NYC with JetBlue and the New York Restoration Project

Get your hands dirty with JetBlue Airlines and the New York Restoration Project as they host the sixth annual One Thing That’s Green day on Saturday, April 20th in Highland Park on…

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NYC Architecture Cruise Sheds Light on the Future of the City’s Waterfront Post-Sandy

NYC Architecture Cruise Sheds Light on the Future of the City’s Waterfront Post-Sandy

Image via Classic Harbor Line New York’s waterfront tours are shifting focus as a result of Hurricane Sandy’s impact on the island’s infrastructure. In a nautical speaker…

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Recalling 1993: NYC’s New Museum Transforms Old Pay Phones into Portals to the City’s Past

Recalling 1993: NYC’s New Museum Transforms Old Pay Phones into Portals to the City’s Past

The New Museum has hijacked the city’s pay phones and transformed them into time machines that allow city-dwellers to make calls 20 years into New York’s past. Anyone strolling…

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BKLYN Designs Extends Deadline for Brooklyn Designers to Showcase Their Work - One Day Left to Submit!

BKLYN Designs Extends Deadline for Brooklyn Designers to Showcase Their Work - One Day Left to Submit!

Calling All Brooklyn Designers! If you've been looking for a way to spread the word about your work and showcase it to an audience of tastemakers and buyers, don't miss your chance to…

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Light Cycles: World Financial Center Winter Garden to Be Lit with Aurora Borealis-Inspired LED Installation

Light Cycles: World Financial Center Winter Garden to Be Lit with Aurora Borealis-Inspired LED Installation

Starting on January 22nd, the World Financial Center's Winter Garden will be illuminated with a dazzling Aurora Borealis-inspired LED installation. Created by lighting designer Anne…

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MTA's Holiday Train Show Takes You on a Ride Through a Miniature New York (VIDEO)

MTA's Holiday Train Show Takes You on a Ride Through a Miniature New York (VIDEO)

All aboard! Brightly-colored miniature Metro-North trains have been departing from a tiny Grand Central Station and bringing joy to both young and old alike as part of the MTA Transit…

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New Ice Rink with Statue of Liberty Views Opening in Battery Park City

New Ice Rink with Statue of Liberty Views Opening in Battery Park City

Photo Credit: Jeanmarie Evelly/DNA Info Instead of having to trek to Bryant Park, Chelsea Piers or Rockefeller Center, downtown Manhattanites will soon be able to enjoy their very…

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Don't Miss Ray Villafane's Giant Pumpkin Carving at the New York Botanical Garden This Weekend!

Don't Miss Ray Villafane's Giant Pumpkin Carving at the New York Botanical Garden This Weekend!

Last year, our story about Ray Villafane's ghastly zombie pumpkins got over 1.2 million pageviews in just a few days, and many readers asked where and how they could view these ghoulish…

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6 Fantastic Fall Destinations Just Outside of NYC

6 Fantastic Fall Destinations Just Outside of NYC

image from shutterstock Go Apple Picking One of our favorite things about fall in NYC is the quick commute to some of the best apple-picking destinations in the country. While apples…

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6 Can't-Miss Green Activities to Do This Fall in NYC

6 Can't-Miss Green Activities to Do This Fall in NYC

Bavaria in the beer garden photo from Shutterstock Oktoberfest at Bear Mountain Okay, so Bear Mountain is a little outside of New York City, but it's a whole lot closer than Germany,…

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PHOTOS: Stray Light Grey is a Bizarre Adventure Through a Hole in a Bathroom Wall in Manhattan

PHOTOS: Stray Light Grey is a Bizarre Adventure Through a Hole in a Bathroom Wall in Manhattan

More than an exhibition, “Stray Light Grey” is a total environment that turns the Marlborough upside down at the whim of Freeman and Lowe’s vision. The pair collected hundreds of…

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New Green City: Don't Miss This Fun Fall Celebration of Green in Union Square

New Green City: Don't Miss This Fun Fall Celebration of Green in Union Square

Join GrowNYC as they transform Union Square into New Green City, an all-day celebration of the best sustainable food, technology and art on October 10th. The hands-on symposium will…

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Don't Miss the Last Day of Food, Furry Friends and Fun at the Queens County Farm Museum's Fall Fair!

Don't Miss the Last Day of Food, Furry Friends and Fun at the Queens County Farm Museum's Fall Fair!

If you're sitting at home wondering what to do on this lovely fall day, we highly recommend hightailing it over to the last day of the Queens County Farm Museum's annual Queens County…

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Floating Beer Garden on Repurposed Ferry Coming to Long Island City, Queens

Floating Beer Garden on Repurposed Ferry Coming to Long Island City, Queens

Photo credit: DNAinfo/Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska Thirsty Long Island City-ites will soon be getting a new watering hole - on a boat. The floating bar will reside upon an old ferry in the…

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