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NYC Parents Ditching Diapers For Au Naturel Toileting Trend

DNAinfo | Posted 04.18.2013 | New York

GREENPOINT — Pardis Partow decided to give her year-old son, Parker, some diaper-free time at home — much to the consternation of her Yorkshire te...

NYC Valentine's Day Sewage Tour Back By 'Demand'

AP | Posted 02.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Lovers of the unusual are getting another chance to impress their Valentines this year in New York City. The Department of Environmental ...

Newtown Creek Flooding Environmental And Economic Concern, Advocates Say

DNAinfo | Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

GREENPOINT — A storm surge that flooded "hundreds of properties" with Newtown Creek's water carries intense economic and environmental repercussions...

5 People Have Died In Greenpoint Parks In Last 15 Months

Posted 12.05.2011 | New York

A homeless man hanged himself in a Greenpoint, Brooklyn park on September 23 at around 8:30 PM, police sources told The Brooklyn Paper. Witnesses ...

Urban Chicken-Keeping and Staying on the Neighbors' Good Side

Megan Paska | Posted 06.12.2011 | Green
Megan Paska

I accepted a long time ago that I am likely a homeowners worst nightmare.

10 Chefs and the Sandwiches They Love

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Find. Eat. Drink.

The sandwich: generally thought of as two or more slices of bread and some filling in between. Every country has their own interpretation from a ba...

1920s Atlantic City in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (PHOTOS)

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

After watching the premiere of Boardwalk Empire last night, I was really excited to check out the Atlantic City set for myself, which was built in a parking lot in northern Greenpoint.

Earth Day at 40 In Brooklyn

Linda Cronin-Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Linda Cronin-Gross

These are the people and groups who toil, every single day, for a better environment, no matter what. Here in Brooklyn, we are taking out some time on this environmentally symbolic day to honor some of those groups and people.

Developers Need Community Support, Communities Need Affordable Housing

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

People are still moving to New York -- despite the recession -- and hundreds of thousands of new housing units will need to be built before supply catches up with demand.