The MillionTreeNYC planting program comes as budget cuts and stormy weather impact trees across the city.
Archive: January 2012
The Audubon Society runs free birdwatching tours in the Brooklyn park, which is home to some 250 aviary species.
Hudson River users are testing the waters for contaminants in the wake of July's sewage treatment plant fire in Harlem.
New York's cachet as the home of shows from "Seinfeld" to "Gossip Girls" helped drive a record 48 million visitors to the city last year.
On Friday nights, Brooklyn's Grace Agard Harewood Senior Center is transformed into a nightclub called Jazz 966.
Materials for the Arts – the city's largest non-profit municipal reuse program – offers artists thousands of items that otherwise would have been headed for the trash.
Brooklyn's Twenty Sided Store sells board games, but dedicates much of its space to tables for gaming events.
Ron Ben-Israel is set to return for a new season of the Food Network's "Sweet Genius."