Our latest Untapped New York podcast episode is out, all about how the New York City steam system works. Have you ever wondered about those orange and white smokestacks you see?
Ever wanted to control the lights on New York City’s skyscrapers yourself? You may remember the invite-only app Spireworks which was
One Bryant Park, the first high-rise building to reach LEED Platinum certification ever, is a tower of fun facts. The Durst Organization has not been shy with unique initiatives here. For infrastructure nerds, the building has a co-generation power plant, one of just a few that exist within commercial buildings in New York City
Tucked away inside some of NYC's tallest buildings are urban oases, lush public spaces where you can pop in to escape the heat, have a meeting, or take a rest.
You can see bees buzzing through a live cam from the hives atop a roof of One Bryant Park, a cutting-edge sustainable building run by the Durst Organization.
Since beekeeping became legal in NYC in 2010, we've had an intense interest in rooftop and backyard hives by restaurants, hotels, companies and individual hobbyists. Our local farmers markets have a variety of local organic honey sold by the beekepers themselves. With National Honey Bee Day upon us, here are 10 Hives and Festivals you might enjoy.