East Harlem will gain a new cultural center with the announcemtnt that the landmarked firehouse located at 120 East 125th Street will be the new home of the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute. This is one of five firehouse decommissioned in 2003. Read more.
This summer in NYC, art will collide with a major social issue - the global water crises. 300 water tanks in all five boroughs will be wrapped in art with the message 'Put Water First'. Read more.
If you're a Vegan in this City, you don't have to go very far to find a place to eat. From the Village, east and west - to Chelsea and the upper east and west sides - we have a list to keep you happy. Read more.
A look at 5 bakeries in NYC who have withstood the test of time continuing as family owned businesses run by the original immigrant families. Read more.
Have you checked out Google's Worldwide Map of Little Free Libraries? And most aren't even on there! The Little Free Libraries have moved off the front porch of suburbia and taken hold in urban environments everywhere. From sidewalks to parks, they are bringing neighbors together in all kinds of ways. Read more.
28 Three story red brick row houses with wooden rocking chair porches and gated front gardens are an unlikely sight on 130th Street in Harlem, but a welcomed gift from the Astor family of the 1800's and lovingly restored. Read more.