May is Bike Month, and Transportation Alternatives is issuing the call for teams and riders to go head-to-head in the Bike to Work Challenge, May 1 through May 31. You may ride to work already. How many of your colleagues ride? This is the perfect way to build bike culture at
Join the Counter Culture! This year, NYC Parks is counting and mapping all the beautiful street trees that grace our city, and we need your help! Sign up to become a voluntreer for TreesCount! 2015 and play a key role in the future of our urban forest! Source: TreesCount! 2015
Plowing and spreading of salt to treat icy road conditions will be undertaken in order of strategic priority as follows: Primary - Any street that is: 1. A main traffic artery, main thoroughfare or a lifeline street such as highways, expressways, drives or bridges;FY 15 BOROUGH SNOW PLAN 2. A feeder approach to and exits
No Garbage, Recycling Collection or Street Cleaning on Christmas Day, December 25th The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Christmas Day, there will be no garbage or recycling collection, or street cleaning on Friday, December 25, 2009. In addition, all Sanitation Department administrative offices
Effective 2015, certain electronic equipment such as computers and televisions will be banned from disposal. via NYCWasteLess: Recycling of Electronics & Peripherals.
Each year, the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) helps local BIDs, cultural orgs, local merchant associations and community-based groups to host Weekend Walks! These multi-block, multi-day community street events are hosted on commercial corridors that are temporarily closed to vehicles. via NYC Neighborhood Development — Apply Now To Host Weekend Walks
Beaches in every borough saw an influx of visitors MORE THAN 18 MILLION SAFELY VISITED CITY BEACHES THIS YEAR, AS CITYWIDE BEACH ATTENDANCE GROWS BY MORE THAN 22%. CITY POOL ATTENDANCE REMAINS STEADY, WITH NEARLY 1.6 MILLION VISITORS Even with an unusually cool summer, an estimated 18,109,077 people visited NYC Parks beaches and
One-Stop Shop for Back to School NYC - 2014-2015 - New York City Department of Education.
NYC's oldest houses By NINA RUGGIERO AND RACHEL SENATORE July 30, 2014 As modern high-rises pop up all over the bustling boroughs, these homes sit as quiet reminders of New York City's humble beginnings. If walls could talk, they'd have quite the stories to tell, from the American Revolution to the Civil