South Street Seaport Museum announces Perspectives on Whales, Oceans, and the Changing Coastline, on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 6pm, at 12 Fulton Street, NYC. Famed marine biologist, photographer, and USCG-licensed captain Gaelin Rosenwaks will join in conversation with historian and journalist Jessica DuLong for this riveting evening on the heels of the release of Rosenwaks’s newContinue Reading

NYC Parks today announced the completion of its “Shoreline Parks Plan,” New York City’s first-ever conceptual plan for the East Shore of Staten Island. Addressing approximately 5.5 miles of shoreline and 1,000 acres of NYC Parks property, the Shoreline Parks Plan re-envisions parks along Staten Island’s shore and introduces diversified amenities and activities; increases accessibility and circulation; and improves the overall visitor experience. The plan is necessitated by the proposed U.S. Army Corps Coastal StormContinue Reading

The East Side Coastal Resiliency project uses a series of berms, flood walls, flood gates and raised parklands to create a continuous 2.4-mile barrier to protect 110,000 residents of the Lower East Side in Manhattan from future coastal and tidal flooding NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) Commissioner ThomasContinue Reading

The Broadway Green Alliance Fall 2022 E-Waste Recycling Drive takes place next week Wednesday, November 16 from 11am-2pm at Duffy Square. Join us—in Times Square!—on Wednesday, November 16 from 11am to 2pm for our semi-annual electronic waste recycling drive. This drive helps keep thousands of pounds of materials out ofContinue Reading

Three University-Led Proposals Offer Visions for Leading Institution Dedicated to Education, Training, and Development of Equitable Climate Solutions Building on “Blueprint for NYC’s Economic Recovery,” Mayor Adams’ Vision for Governors Island Will Position New York City as Climate Leader With 10-Year Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy Approaching, Creating 7,000 Permanent JobsContinue Reading

The Kenneth C. Griffin Exploration Atrium at the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation, designed by Studio Gang, at the American Museum of Natural History. October 2022 construction view.Timothy Schenck/© AMNH The American Museum of Natural History today revealed how the vision for its Richard Gilder Center for Science,Continue Reading

Image by BeansandSausages from Pixabay #PrepTalkNYC {Click here to listen to episode 85}    As the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches, New York City Emergency Management staff members reflect on the historic storm and the unprecedented impacts New York City faced. The storm forever changed New York City and was a pivotalContinue Reading