Houston's long-forgotten subterranean reservoir opens to the public
May 26, 2016, 4:59 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Hidden beneath Buffalo Bayou Park, the cavernous space is the perfect spot to beat the summertime heat.
Now's your chance to have a slumber party in the Eiffel Tower
May 25, 2016, 8:18 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Part of the tower's first level is turning into a pop-up crash pad.
Urban parks are less senior-friendly than you might think
May 23, 2016, 3:18 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Study finds that neighborhood parks in 25 cities are great for young boys, but not so much for their grandparents.
Seattle's hidden street art is only revealed after a good soaking rain
May 20, 2016, 3:22 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Rainworks latest rain-activated installation makes waiting for the bus a touch less tedious.
Brooklyn's Prospect Park enlists goats for weed-removal duties
May 19, 2016, 1 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The poison-ivy scarfing ruminants are on loan from an upstate farm.
Philadelphia's parks are getting the Google Street View treatment
May 17, 2016, 7:11 p.m. by Matt Hickman
It will take two men six months to digitally document the largest urban park system in America.
Tabletop planter from Japan doubles as emergency earthquake helmet
May 12, 2016, 3:25 p.m. by Matt Hickman
It helps to be near your houseplants when disaster strikes.
Off limits since 1934, a secret nature sanctuary reopens in Central Park
May 11, 2016, 3:25 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Hallett Nature Sanctuary is a hidden urban oasis within a not-so-hidden urban oasis.