This week’s picks include a project to rebuild an experimental art venue in Queens, a portable reading room and Brooklyn’s first New England-style clam shack…on the Gowanus Canal.
Who really deserves the popular Apple Store and the trendy Shake Shack: Grand Central or the beleaguered Pennsylvania Station?
One year ago, the city began branding restaurants with grades based on cleanliness and food safety — but how can you tell what the conditions are for workers?
The NYC DOT encourages people to “Walk. Bike. Play. Breathe” at the fourth annual Summer Streets event, which gives skaters, cyclists and sight-seer’s the chance to enjoy car-free streets for six hours.
Over the past week, news about the Bronx has cast the borough in a spectrum of lights, from a model for urban redevelopment to a place riddled with failing infrastructure.
Policies and programs to improve food access, nurture community gardens and promote healthy school food were largely ignored in the city’s sustainability plan. Gotham Gazette reports.