Hidden behind the scenes at NYC's Javits Center include the 2nd largest green roof in the U.S., state of the art security and energy systems, and more.
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.
Historic Battery Park was where the early immigrants landed in NYC and today, the 23-acre The Battery is the largest public open space in Downtown NYC
The Waldorf Astoria Hotel in NYC began with a family feud between The Astors and grew into one of the largest and most prestigious hotels in the world.
The cute beehives in in Battery Park are painted in the style of classic Dutch houses as a tribute to the Dutch roots of NYC, by the Battery Conservancy
As bees are becoming the latest species moving toward extinction, beekeepers in Paris are using rooftops of famous landmarks to harvest and house their honey.