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Bed-Stuy »

Try Sun-Cooked Meals at Bed-Stuy Garden's 'Apocalypse Chow'

The free July series offers solar-cooked meals and artist performances.

East Harlem »

103rd Street Garden Sells Air Rights to Developer for $500K and Land

The community garden will expand all the way to Park Avenue.

St. George »

Where to Watch Outdoor Movies in NYC This Summer

From Memorial Day through Labor Day, you can catch an outdoor movie nearly every night in NYC. 

Jamaica »

Overgrown Queens Wasteland Transformed into Vibrant Garden

Locals are growing tomatoes, eggplants and other vegetables in the newly renovated garden.  

Prospect Heights »

8 Things for You to Do in Brooklyn's Neighborhoods This Weekend

Go to a craft fair, plant a tree, listen to a symphony or visit the Brooklyn Wedding Expo this weekend.

Bed-Stuy »

Take Home a Free Tree at Brooklyn's Green Spaces Giveaways

The New York Restoration Project will offer hundreds of free trees at 18 Brooklyn locations this spring.

Hudson Heights »

Coffeed Takes Over Fort Tryon Park's New Leaf Restaurant

The New York coffee shop chain focuses on local ingredients and charitable giving. 

Hudson Heights »

Uptown's New Leaf Restaurant and Wedding Venue to Abruptly Close

The New Leaf cafe in Fort Tryon Park will serve its last meal on Dec. 28.

Crown Heights »

Chickens Scratch Their Way Into Even More NYC Backyards

New Yorkers raising birds in their backyards said they like the organic eggs and fun of having a pet.  

Melrose »

Willis Avenue Community Garden Gets Facelift

The garden now includes a new modular casita and may get WiFi and solar panels in the future.

Crown Heights »

100 Free Trees are Up for Grabs at Crown Heights Community Garden

The Crow Hill Community Association will host a tree giveaway this weekend as part of Million Trees NYC.

Astoria »

Volunteers Plant New Trees in Astoria Park on Earth Day

The plantings are also designed to enrich the Five Boro Bike Tour, which uses the park as a main stop.

Inwood »

Dog Owners Letting Pets Use Tree Pits as Bathrooms, Locals Say

Students built fences around tree pits at IS 52, but dog owners are ignoring them, volunteers said.

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.