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A proposal by the NYC Department of Environmental Conservation to kill the population of mute swans in Prospect Park has got area animal lovers seeing red. The argument for the plan is that the birds abuse other animals in the park, but animal rights activists
Adopt A Pet In New York City: Featured Animals For 2/16/2014, Courtesy Of NYC's Animal Care & Control (PHOTOS)
Every week The Huffington Post New York features city animals up for adoption, in partnership with Animal Care & Control of New York City.A nonprofit organization, AC&C gives shelter to more than 30,000 dogs, cats, rabbits and other animals each year.In celebration of Valentine's Day, AC&C's adoption fee for cats is $20 ($50 kittens 6 months and under), $40 for dogs ($75 puppies 6 m...
Cooking oil improperly disposed of accounts for many of the clogs in the city’s aging, 7,500-mile underground network, the city’s environmental agency says.
These days you can crowdfund pretty much anything, from flying bikes, to glowing plants, and a headset that lets your dog talk - so why not a building? That's precisely the idea behind Prodigy Network, a crowdfunding company that has launched the world's first
Pierre Bull, Policy Analyst, Air & Energy, New York City:Hot on the heels of last month’s exciting news that the US solar industry added nearly 24,000 jobs in 2013, making it one of the fastest-growing industries in the country, comes some really good news for New Yorkers: Over that...
Not only are people losing the Folk Art Museum, are they going to ruin the classic garden as well?
(This is my fourth and probably, for now, last tale from the East Coast. We’re nearly packed and I’ll be in L.A. and writing real L.A. stories full-time starting next week. -Joe)In 2013, Jersey City Mayor Fulop made good on long-ignored plans and promises, and implemented bikeways, including this new bike lane on Fulton Avenue.As [...]
Last year's horrifying Rana Plaza factory building collapse claimed over a thousand lives and left hundreds injured. Despite global outrage, only a third of the companies that used the Dhaka manufacturing facility have offered compensation to the Bangladeshi
Adopt A Pet In New York City: Featured Animals For 2/9/2014, Courtesy Of NYC's Animal Care & Control (PHOTOS)
Every week The Huffington Post New York features city animals up for adoption, in partnership with Animal Care & Control of New York City.A nonprofit organization, AC&C gives shelter to more than 30,000 dogs, cats, rabbits and other animals each year.Interested in a new pet? AC&C has adoption centers in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island, all open daily from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
34 years ago, Bob Diamond made a remarkable discovery underneath Brooklyn's Atlantic Avenue - the world's oldest subway tunnel. Diamond then devoted his life to giving tours of the underground landmark until 2013, when the city ordered it sealed up. Read on