Although we tend to think of our cities as concrete jungles, our post-new urban environment is awash in plant life. The environmental benefits of these “weeds” go widely unrecognized when, in fact, this often invisible urban ecology can offer a fresh perspective on how cities perform.
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Manhattan's street grid, architects were asked to imagine the future of the city's master plan. Read about the competition and watch Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham's video tour of the project's exhibition. VIDEO
All of the competitors in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's experimental regional funding contest were at least given a consolation prize, but only four took home the truly big bucks.
Chefs are at their happiest when they go to a restaurant and know someone in charge is cooking well. That explains why so many of us are kooky for sushi.
The “Films for the Occupation” series will screen at venues across New York City beginning Dec. 13. VIDEO