Tag: the-new-new-york

March 5, 2011

Save the Date! The New New York 2011 is coming

Mark your calenders for Saturday, October 1st 2011. GreenHomeNYC will be hosting its second annual green street fair event bringing to the street new ideas of a better, brighter and greener future. Last year’s launch in the Gowanus was exciting and incredibly successful and we could not have done it without your participation!  We had over. Read more…

October 1, 2010

Float down the Gowanus Canal

Take a Canoe Trip on the Gowanus, get a glimpse of the waterway from the waters edge. Tours are free at 9.30am and 11am – meet at 2nd Street and the Gowanus, 1 block over from the Block Party, where David Krieger will lead you along the waterway.  You will see close up history, culture,. Read more…

Sunny and Beautiful!!!!

ENJOY the day at the NEW New York tomorrow!!! The day has arrived, and believe it or not, the weather is going to be perfect!  A respite from the rain.  Come out and enjoy the first days of the fall season. Stop by 10am to 6pm, and check out all the great demos, events, and. Read more…

September 30, 2010

RIDE YOUR BIKE! Valet Parking with RAB

Recycle-A-Bicycle will be providing valet parking, at The NEW New York, on Third Street close to the corner of Hoyt.  Lower your carbon footprint, be kind to the neighbors, get a little exercise.

Future Green, Green Roofing Demo

Join David Seiter of Future Green Studio, 2pm for a Green Roofing Demonstration and Presentation as he walks you through his green roofing lot.  See for yourself local and adapted vegetation suited for the harsh conditions of rooftop living, and learn the basics of what is need to install your own green roof. Meet at. Read more…

September 29, 2010

Mind In the Gutter

Minds in the Gutter, literally. Join Kate Zidar, Coordinator of the Stormwater Infrastructure Matters (S.W.I.M.) Coalition, who will do a Chalk Talk at 1pm.  Meet at the S.W.I.M booth where she will frame where Third Street is in terms of the bigger drainage picture and discuss how the features of the street and sidewalk relate. Read more…

Water Water Water!! The DEP Water-on-the-Go Fountain

BRING YOUR WATER BOTTLE!! Free water will be provided throughout the day, thanks to the DEP, who will be installing their Water-on-the-Go Fountain. Located in the center of the event, near the Future Studios Green Roof yard, and near the food vendors, these drinking fountains will help keep everyone hydrated, healthy and happy.  Enjoy NYC’s. Read more…

September 28, 2010

Street Tree Pruning and Maintenance Demonstration with TreesNY.

A Million Trees to Plant AND MAINTAIN. NYC’s Million Trees is a PLANYC initiative in partnership with NYC Parks and New York Restoration Project, helping New Yorkers plant a million trees in New York across the five boroughs, over the next decade.  But this ambitious project requires not only planting but also maintenance and stewardship. Read more…

September 27, 2010

Energy Audit Tours with Matt Brown of Life Cycle Solutions

Join Matt Brown, of Life Cycle Solutions for an Energy Audit Tour in the neighborhood.  Get the inside scoop on why energy audits are important, useful, and can reduce your bills.   The energy audit tour will take you around the common areas of a typical co-op and a sampling of apartments in the building. . Read more…

Open House Green Buildings Tours

GreenHomeNYC hosts the NYC Green Buildings Open House on Saturday, October 2nd, for the For the 8th consecutive year! The NEW New York is complementing a day of Green Building Open Houses located throughout the five boroughs.  Guests can visit a variety of green buildings, accompanied by the owners, designers, and engineers who built them. . Read more…