New York City’s water towers are iconic, and starting this month, a hundred of them will be covered in artwork created by Jeff Koons, Maya Lin, and other artists to raise awareness of global water problems and encourage New Yorkers to drink their tap water. MORE
WHAT BEACH ARE YOU???? We got Cedar Grove Beach! Take the quiz!
Workers* clipping love locks off the Brooklyn Bridge.
Me: “Everytime you clip a lock, someone gets a divorce!”
Guy: “We got to keep the lawyers in business!”
*His face in the last frame is PRICELESS!
This spring, the Department of Sanitation is expanding it’s “Organics Collection Pilot" (read: "composting) from 30,000 households to 100,000. If composting is coming to your neighborhood, are you ready?
WNYC is tracking fatal traffic crashes in New York City in 2014. If you have additional information about any crash listed, or know of a crash we’re missing, please email us firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Battle for First Period: Students, Teachers and Teen Biorhythms
Research has shown that teenagers need more sleep than adults or even younger children, between nine and 10 hours every day. And sleep patterns during adolescence tend to make teenagers go to bed late and wake up late, according to the National Sleep Foundation.
New York city’s first outlet mall, the largest ferris wheel in the world, new housing, hotels, retail and restaurants— but will all this be enough to bring the tourists to Staten Island? MORE