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Jackson Heights »

Free Tree Giveaway Taking Root in Jackson Heights

The Jackson Heights Beautification Group teamed up with the New York Restoration Project for the event

Inwood »

Uptowners Tickled Pink By Colorful Dyckman Street Ice Waterfall

The icicles on Dyckman Street are the work of photographer Luis Baez-Correa.

Inwood »

Sherman Creek Boathouse Design Contest Winner Picked Amid Fundraising Drive

Bade Stageberg Cox has been chosen to design a boathouse and learning center along the Inwood waterfront.

Ditmars »

Steinway & Sons Turning a Parking Lot Into Paradise with Green Makeover

A parking lot at the famous piano-making headquarters is being fitted with storm-resilient features.

Gowanus »

Bette Midler Welcomes New Community Garden to Gowanus

Midler, founder of New York Restoration Project, helped open the renovated Gil Hodges community garden.

High Bridge »

Volunteers Revitalize Litter-Strewn Staircase on Jerome Slope

A crew of volunteers has helped spruce up a staircase once known as a magnet for trash and drugs.

Inwood »

Competition Begins to Turn Sherman Creek Site into Outdoor Classroom

Eight firms will submit plans for an outdoor classroom and boat facility at the Sherman Creek boat site.

South Jamaica »

Community Gardens Turn Once-Derelict Spaces Into Green Oases

New York City runs the nation's largest community garden program with more than 600 green-thumb hubs.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills to Get Greener Thanks to Tree Giveaway

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

Hunts Point »

Tree Giveaway Lets Bronxites Beautify Their Backyards, Parks and Gardens

New York Restoration Project will offer 625 free trees at various Bronx sites from March 30 to April 28.

Inwood »

Uptown Wetlands Slowly Recover From Hurricane Sandy

Downed trees have been removed, but trash still remains at Sherman Creek.

Inwood »

Uptown Gem Swindler Cove Badly Damaged by Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy uprooted trees and caused damage at Swindler Cove, a restored natural habitat.

Gowanus »

Flood-Prone Carroll Street Community Garden to Get Makeover

The Gil Hodges Carroll Street Community Garden is about to get a $245,000 renovation.

Morrisania »

Neglected Garden Back in Bloom at Robert Fulton Terrace

Tenants restored the garden at Robert Fulton Terrace with the help of Bette Midler-founded nonprofit.

Harlem »

Carmelo Anthony Plants City's 500,000th Tree in Harlem

Knicks star Carmelo Anthony planted the 11-year-old Pin Oak, marking the 500,000th tree planted in the citywide campaign to plant a million trees by 2017.

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