Green Living

Trashed
A la basura

Eso no fue un día de San Valentín. El gobernador Andrew Cuomo rechazó el trabajo del Ayuntamiento sobre las bolsas de plástico...
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Tree-Cycle
Ciclo del árbol

No lo tire, hágalo abono. El Departamento de Recogida de Basura (DSNY) iniciará su programa anual de recolección de árboles de Navidad el martes...
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Community News – 12.21.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.21.16

The Apollo is celebrating its 10th Annual Kwanzaa celebration on Sat., Dec. 31st at 2:00 p.m. Celebrate New Year’s Eve with performances by the...
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Community Award Programs
Programa de Adjudicaciones Comunitarias

The Manhattan Community Award Program (MCAP), through which the office of Borough President Gale Brewer provides funding for...
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Outdoor Fall Adventures
Aventuras al Aire Libre

Con más de 10,000 acres de bosque natural, arboledas, tierra húmeda de agua fresca y ecosistemas de pantanos salados, la ciudad...
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Rate Relief
Alivio de tarifas

Marie Whalen está acostumbrada a tomar decisiones difíciles. Tiene dificultades para pagar las tarifas del metro y debe...
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In bloom at Bruce’s
Floreciendo en el Jardín Bruce

This is one graphic garden. A neighborhood garden is making efforts to increase cultural programming while...
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The Giving Garden
El Jardín Regalado

They hit gold with a bit of green. A group of Harlem seniors recently received a green-thumbed gift, as a backyard garden...
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Stewardship at Sherman
Gestión forestal en Sherman

La gestión es la actividad de protección y de ser responsable de algo. Imagínese cuidar a sí mismo y a...
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Charge in the Park
Carga en el parque

Diversión -y combustible- bajo el sol. Este verano, más neoyorquinos podrán navegar por la red y dar vida a sus teléfonos en los parques públicos.
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Community News 06.01.16
Noticias Comunitarias 06.01.16

Sow your seeds at Morris-Jumel Mansion. On Sun., Jun 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. visit the grounds of the mansion...
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Coming together for clean power
Uniéndose por la energía limpia

He knows how to work a spotlight. Now, award-winning actor and environmentalist Mark Ruffalo wants to cast the focus on clean power in New York.
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Earth Day Weekend in Inwood
Fin de semana del Día de la Tierra en Inwood

Join friends and neighbors Earth Day Weekend to reforest, recycle, and relax in Inwood Hill Park.
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PARKS WITHOUT BORDERS
PARQUES SIN FRONTERAS

Parques sin Fronteras es una iniciativa de Parques de Nueva York que busca hacer los parques más abiertos, acogedores y hermosos...
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Start new traditions
Haga espacio para nuevas tradiciones

It seems we're finally realizing that we need to change the way we celebrate during the holidays. According to the New York Times, Americans take almost 1900 fewer steps than usual...
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Community News 11.25.15
Noticias Comunitarias 11.25.15

At the turn of the 20th century, Jacob Riis was a pioneering newspaper reporter and social reformer who used photographs of the city’s slums...
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Amped for the ramp
Aplauso para la rampa

Haga una caminata. O dé un paseo o tome un columpio.Ese fue el mensaje de los funcionarios del Departamento de Parques en la inauguración de...
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MT – Community News 10.28.15

Visite la tienda de libros ‘Word Up Community’ el sábado, 7 de noviembre de 6-8 mientras un grupos de distinguidos poetas leen de sus colecciones del 2015.
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#AutumnInNYC

As the air gets cooler, the colors get warmer, the city offers one last burst of color as the leaves change...
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MT- Community News 09.23.15
MT – Noticias de la Comunidad 09.23.15

Join the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) for a tour of its composting project on Sat., Sept. 26th from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m...
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MT- Community News 09.02.15
Noticias Communitarias 09.02.15

Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust for a Cocktail Party Fundraiser on Sun., Sept. 20th from 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. in support of the park...
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The Bash on the Bridge
Festejo en el puente

The party was going strong – and high. NYC Parks joined Comptroller Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, City Council Speaker...
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Market Share
Póngase de verde

Get your green on. This summer, Northern Manhattan residents can again return to a local source for their fresh greens – and reds...
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Fresh Fun
Fresca diversión

El pasado 29 de junio marcó el inicio de las experiencias de verano Fresh Air para miles de niños de la ciudad de Nueva York. Los emocionados jóvenes...
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Sigh in the sky
Suspiro en el cielo

The skyline will not rise in the west. LG Electronics USA and environmental and local advocacy organizations, who had been locked in disagreement – and a legal battle – over the company’s new North American headquarters in New Jersey,
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Hale gains Gold
Hale gana el oro

El nuevo depósito de autobuses Madre Clara Hale ha sido certificado con el estatus LEED Nivel Oro, una norma reconocida internacionalmente por el...
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VolunTREERS Unite
Voluntarios unidos

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP has announced the launch of the TreesCount! mobile app, which will be used by volunteers to register and collect...
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Community News 4.22.15

The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Educational Center will present “The Day After MLK,” a live performance art event, which will run from Apr. 24th through May 2nd...
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Spring Break
Paso a primavera

¿Podría ser? El pasado miércoles 11 de marzo las temperaturas se elevaron por primera vez por encima de los 50 grados, en lo que pareció una época que rivalizaba...
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The Great Outdoors
Los fantásticos exteriores

Mi aplicación del clima me dice cuando la abro: "Está increíble afuera". Instintivamente nos sentimos mejor después de un buen...
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MulchFest rakes it in

New Yorkers celebrated the 19th Annual MulchFest by recycling nearly 30,000 Christmas trees at over 80 locations across the city. NYC Parks, the Department of Sanitation, GreeNYC, and numerous community organizations, provides New Yorkers with the opportunity to mulch their Christmas trees into wood chips that...

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Going – and getting – green
Ser – y volverse – verde

Por tiempo limitado, los pequeños negocios y organizaciones no lucrativas en Washington Heights e Inwood pueden ser verdes, sin costo alguno.
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Moving from the Water Cooler
Convirtiendo la Conversación en Acción

Este domingo pasado me integré a los más de 300.000 activistas en la Marcha Popular por el Clima. Marchamos para...
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Food for thought
Comida por ideas

Getting ready to send your kids back to school is about more than just new notebooks, pencils and backpacks. You can also plan healthy new recipes in advance to get a jump start...
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Apples on Alexander
Manzanas en Alexander

Otros condados dependen de árboles creciendo dentro de ellos. En el Bronx, es un mercado de agricultores completo. El comercio estaba en auge en el último oasis verde...
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Make the Best Choice against Hydrofracking

La Mejor Opción para Proteger de la Fractura Hidráulica

Desde 2008, las compañías multinacionales de petróleo y gas han cabildeado agresivamente en Albany para que se apruebe la utilización del...
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Where the wild things are, now

Donde ahora encuentras las cosas salvajes

Block 2189, lot 50 is teeming with life. The lot has no address, and no owner, but it is by no means empty. Better known to locals as the North Cove...
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Save the Garden
Salvemos el jardín

Durante el año pasado, se tomaron decisiones para permitirle a Parques NYC instalar la infraestructura a lo largo de la pared de roca...
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The Ice Man
El hombre de hielo

Los lugares favoritos de Obed Fulcar tienden a ser lodosos, húmedos y salvajes. Fulcar enseña la instrucción del idioma nativo en...
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A crown jewel for the Creek

Una joya de la corona para el arroyo

Already a stunning oasis on the Harlem River's shoreline in Inwood and Washington Heights, Sherman Creek Park is about to...
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No Garbage Collection or Street Cleaning on New Year’s Day

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) reminds all residents that in observance of New Year’s Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, or street cleaning on Wednesday, January 1, 2014. Residents who normally receive Wednesday garbage and organics collection should...

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Warming Up to Winter
Calentándose para el Invierno

If you think our parks hibernate over the winter, think again. They come alive with winter critters and activities for humans of all ages.
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A stellar steward

Ky Williamson loves trees. And hates dog pee with equal fervor. Williamson, the President of the Rotary Club of Inwood, was named the 2013 Tree Steward of the Year Award from MillionTreesNYC on Fri., Nov. 1st at a ceremony held at Gracie Mansion. MillionTreesNYC represents the city’s initiative...

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Taking root, seed by seed

Tomando la raíz, semilla por semilla

El símbolo más fácilmente identificable de la isla de Manhattan es probablemente el que la mayoría de los viajeros ven diariamente: el mapa del...
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A garden gone?
¿Un jardín desparecido?

For over 40 years, Bruce’s Garden has been a verdant oasis, and a center of peace and tranquility. The garden, a fenced-in parcel of Isham Park...
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A stroll with purpose
Paseando con proposito

El pasado sábado 24 de octubre, residentes y miembros del departamento de Parques de Nueva York participaron...
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Walking and talking
Una caminata verde

Se ha invitado a los residentes locales a actuar con hechos en los parques del norte del condado este sábado con el concejal del...
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Digging in
Cavando

Highbridge Park just got a lot greener. Hurricane Sandy destroyed hundreds of trees all over Northern Manhattan last fall. But a small army of urban...
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A Salad to Live For
Una ensalada por la cual vivir

Fresh fruits and vegetables can help boost your immune system and energy levels, and seasonal activities can become more enjoyable.
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Columbia marsh project nears completion

The status of Muscota Marsh – the waterfront park being constructed by Columbia University on West 218th Street and Indian Road – has been perplexing Inwood residents throughout this past year. The site, at least to a casual observer, has appeared finished for months, with its boardwalk, benches...

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