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Hunts Point »

De Blasio Plan Aims for No Trash, New Subway for '8.5 Million Jaded People'

The plan proposes aims to address inequality through improvements in transportation, health and economy.

East Harlem »

Beaches Coming to the East River Under Harlem Nonprofit's Redesign

A nonprofit worked with architects and community members to study ways of improving the esplanade.

Brooklyn Heights »

Bicycle Sculptures Unite Art and Healthy Living in Brooklyn Public Spots

Gilberto Aceves Navarro, an artist from Mexico City, will debut "Las Bicicletas" in New York this June.

High Bridge »

Children Plant Flowers to Celebrate Earth Day in The Bronx

Children from Head Start partnered with the 161st St BID to celebrate Earth Day in the South Bronx.

Upper West Side »

High Schooler to Join Students from Around the World on Trip to Antarctica

A 17-year-old Upper West Sider was chosen to travel to Antarctica and then share his knowledge locally.

Upper West Side »

P.S. 87 Eliminates Plastic Prizes for Kids in Eco-Friendly Effort

The Upper West Side school opted to stop giving out free toys, parents said.

Bloomfield »

SI NASCAR Site Sold for Commercial Development, Wetlands Preserve

The International Speedway Corporation announced the $80 million sale of the Bloomfield site.

Midtown »

Top Summer Hikes for Car-Free New Yorkers

All you need is a train ticket and some boots to get to some of the best hikes the area has to offer.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills to Get Greener Thanks to Tree Giveaway

Organizers hope to put the “forest” back into Forest Hills.

Astoria »

'White Roof Project' to Help Astoria Buildings Go Green

The group, which paints rooftops white to cut energy consumption, is coming to Queens for the first time.

Upper East Side »

UES Students Push to Ban Plastic Bags Citywide

The girls' private school expects 200 students and local politicians to attend the conference.

West Village »

Upscale Bleecker Street Shops Go Green with Earth Day Videos

Urban Greenwalk will create a weeklong open-air museum in the West Village in April. 

West Village »

Styrofoam Ban Being Eyed by City Sanitation Department

Proposed restrictions would apply to businesses, a sanitation department official said Monday.

Williamsburg »

'EcoHouse' Educates South Williamsburg to Create Sustainable Homes

The mobile building is now open on the grounds of M.S. 50.

New York City »

Spills a Risk as City Converts to Clean Heating Oil, Officials Say

An official at the DEC is concerned the green-up project could lead to more heating oil spills.