A green roof keeps a house cool, cuts energy bills, and can extend the life of a roof by decades.
The developer of wildly popular Domino Park is seeking public input to build another "world class" green space on the waterfront.
Brooklyn's shoreline has changed a fair bit over the centuries but there are still spots in the borough that spark the imagination and inspire visions of the past.
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden was in prime bloom today to celebrate the completion of a multi-year project to make the garden more sustainable.
While the cherry blossoms get all the attention, the magnolias are showstoppers of their own, and now is the time to see them.
The rezoning from industrial to residential is expected to allow 30-story apartment buildings around the canal and be a bonanza for current owners of industrial property in the area.
Lovers of New York city parks and architecture may be very familiar with the name of Calvert Vaux, but perhaps not so much the Brooklyn park dedicated to the 19th century designer.
Listen in at the Brooklyn Historical Society as experts share their experiences with green space, advocacy and development.
The Department of Environmental Protection's proposal could be cheaper, store more sewage, and also spare the historic Gowanus Station from demolition.
Pigeons, also known as rats with wings, love to roost on the window sills, roofs and cornices of brownstones, bringing their unsightly droppings with them.