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Engraving from Currier & Ives, 1892. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
With the Triborough Bridge now known as the R.F.K. Bridge, New York City is evidently in a re-naming
This article discusses one aspect of garbage in New York City. To figure out what you would do about the piles of e-waste and other refuse New Yorkers generate every
Background image (cc) Laurence Dodd
With the election of Barack Obama for president, environmentalists are poised for action on global warming at the federal level for the first time in years.
Not so long ago, global warming was on every candidate's mind. Al Gore had won a Nobel Peace Prize and an Oscar, Hurricane Katrina was a potent reminder of the
Adapted from The Earth Institute and Dr. Lynn Skyes.
Fault lines and known temblors in the New York City region between 1677-2004. The nuclear power plant at Indian Point is indicated
Photo by Francesco Trovato
Adjacent to the Mets' new home at Citi Field, Willets Point houses the New York area's largest concentration of auto repair and service businesses, the nation's biggest
Photo from the US Forest ServiceFrom a U.S. Forest Service Pest Alert
Like a monster in a sci-fi movie, an invading black-and-white beetle with outsized striped antennae has the potential to
While the City Council continues to focus on construction hazards in the city, individual council members have kept their eye on other legislative prospects. They have offered common sense solutions
Photo by YH HuangGotham Gazette goes to the beaches. View the audio slide show here.
The Bronx's Secret Shore: Unbeknownst to the vast majority of its residents, the Bronx serves as
Photos by Olivia Warren and YH HuangWolfe's Pond Beach, left, and Midland Beach, right, both on Staten Island.
Touring the Urban Riviera:An audio slide show of New York's public beaches.