This video from <em>Reuters</em> looks at a new rooftop garden in Brooklyn. Covering 6,000 square feet, the flourishing garden provides fresh produce to local restaurants.
Aug 21, 2009 Reuters (on-line)
As manufacturing continues to move overseas and offices fetch higher rents, NYC's Garment Center is struggling, threatening NYC's reputation as a fashion hub. City officials, manufacturers, labor unions, and designers weigh in on how to save it.
Aug 20, 2009 New York Times
Bicycles are on the rise in New York City, where more and more people are making bikes a major part of their transportation diet. City officials say it's the fastest-growing mode of transport.
Aug 19, 2009 WCBS
<em>The New Yorker</em> offers a long profile of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and highlights his efforts to "undo" the work of Robert Moses.
Aug 19, 2009 The New Yorker
Matt Jensen's photographs reveal views of a natural Manhattan that are a little hard to believe. [Slideshow]
Aug 13, 2009 Huffington Post
Westchester County, NY will be required to invest in the provision of affordable housing units in communities that lack minorities. Furthermore, they will have to actively market these units towards minority populations.
Aug 12, 2009 The New York Times
Writer Colin Beavan set a goal for his family to live a year in New York with no impact on the environment. A new documentary film follows their travails as meat, cosmetics, and trash bags get packed away.
Aug 10, 2009 WorldChanging
Last week, New York Mayor Bloomberg released a plan to reform transit in the city. City Journal looks at how that might happen and how New York can pay for it.
Aug 10, 2009 City Journal
In 1975, the City of Oneonta, NY, established a law limiting the number of unrelated people allowed to live under one roof. Ruled unconstitutional by the State Supreme Court, the city is working on redefining the so-called 'family zoning.'
Aug 7, 2009 The Oneonta Daily Star
A century ago there were plans to supplant much of Manhattan's metro system with subterranean moving walkways. This article looks at the history.
Aug 6, 2009 New Scientist