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Bed-Stuy »

Environmental Education Pop-Up to Host Free Workshops, Courses in Bed-Stuy

The Civic Art Lab will offer lectures and art programs on environmental sustainability.

Hudson Square »

RENDERINGS: Hudson Square Plaza to Get a $6M Facelift With New Seating

The park at Sixth Avenue and Spring Street will be able to absorb more storm water after the renovation.

Williamsburg »

Sustainable Gift-Making Workshop Teaches Kids to Design Their Own Fashions

Kids will learn how to make slippers out of fabric scraps and pom poms out of old yarn.

East Harlem »

Eco-Friendly Pizza Truck to Opens First Brick-and-Mortar Locations

Neapolitan Express, which rolled out in 2012, will open at 232 E. 111th St. on Friday.

Brooklyn Heights »

Historical Markers Unveiled Along Brooklyn Bridge Park

Thirteen standing signs or ground markers have been installed from Pier 1 to Pier 6, officials said.

Brooklyn Heights »

Brooklyn Restaurant Turns Diners to Gardeners with Kale and Basil Seeds

Colonie is giving away packets  of kale and basil seeds so customers can create an urban garden.

Greenwich Village »

New School's Flood-Damaged University Center to Open Thursday

The sustainability-oriented building has an auditorium for public events.

Far Rockaway »

Swedish Architects to Design Storm-Resistant Community for Far Rockaway

The winner of the contest, a Swedish firm, was announced on Oct. 23 in Far Rockaway.

Rockaway Beach »

MoMA PS1 Opens Temporary Art Space in the Rockaways

The museum will host lectures, film screenings and other events in the space through the month of April.

Park Slope »

Chefs and Gourmands Wanted for Urban Eating League

The San Francisco-based Urban Eating League, a competitive eating event, is expanding to New York.

Bushwick »

Dandelion Coffee Maker's Flea Market Finds New Home

Booted by Bushwick's future boutique hotel, Courtney Novak found a new spot for her flea.

Manhattan »

City Mulls Burning Garbage in New Eco-Friendly Plan

The possible additions to the city's green initiatives are part of an updated PlaNYC unveiled in Harlem Thursday.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Bowery to Transform into Creative Hub for New Museum

The New Museum's "Festival of Ideas for the New City" runs for four days at the start of May.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Fully Sustainable 'Earthship' Building Looks to Land on Lower East Side

A local resident is hoping to build the city's first fully sustainable building in partnership with a global "biotecture" firm.