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Hurricane Sandy Carves Life Into Artist's Fallen Trees

Daniel Garofali | Posted 03.19.2013 | New York
Daniel Garofali

While most New Yorkers were camped in their apartments, Topher DesPrés was out collecting naturally fallen trees from the high winds of Sandy off the streets -- a good deed in itself, but Topher's motives were more than just clearing the city.

Bette Midler Defies Hurricane, Fights Climate Change

Katie Halper | Posted 01.01.2013 | New York
Katie Halper

Bette Midler knows that even when it comes to Hurricane Sandy, the show must go on. And so must her annual masquerade Hulaween -- a major fundraiser for the New York Restoration Project.

The Givers: What Made Bette Midler Go Green? A Divine Interview!

Marlo Thomas | Posted 05.03.2012 | Women

Long before she became the "Divine Miss M," Bette Midler was a divine little girl with a divine love of nature. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, s...

The Givers: What Made Bette Midler Go Green? A Divine Interview!

Marlo Thomas | Posted 07.03.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

2012-05-03-Screenshot20120502at5.11.36PM.pngLong before she became the "Divine Miss M," Bette Midler was a divine little girl with a divine love of nature.

City Gardens: The Bees' Needs

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.29.2011 | Green
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Amy Freitag Amy Freitag is the executive director of New York Restoration Project (NYRP), a nonprofit organization dedicated to rest...

John Kerry, Paul Simon, Bette Midler at the "other" sanity rally - NYRP's Hulaween

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Andrea Chalupa

John Kerry took the stage last night at the New York Restoration Project's annual Hulaween Ball at the Waldorf Astoria dressed in a gray suit and tie....

15 Years Later, Why Bette Midler Is Still Trying to Save New York

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrea Chalupa

There's a strength and purpose to her showgirl style, and for the past 15 years Midler's taken that spirit offstage with a mission: making New York one of the greenest cities in the world.