New York City is getting a new state park — and it's the biggest yet
September 13, 2018, 9:37 a.m. by Matt Hickman
How do you squeeze a new 407-acre state park into NYC? Try old landfills.
This sewage treatment plant moonlights as a wedding hotspot
September 9, 2018, 9:42 a.m. by Matt Hickman
This unlikely spot to say 'I do' can process 36 million gallons of wastewater daily.
Seattle commits to $12 million in modular housing for the homeless
September 6, 2018, 8:23 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The factory-built dwellings will house over 200 homeless individuals at 3 different sites.
Amsterdam's most beneficent tourist activity is fishing for plastic
September 4, 2018, 8:07 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Plucking litter from canals while sightseeing is one of the more singular ways to spend a couple hours in the Dutch city.
How turning gray schoolyards green could help cities cool off
August 30, 2018, 9:22 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Paris wants to bid adieu to asphalt-laden landscapes of all sorts.
Limiting suburban sprawl can ease the devastation of wildfires
August 27, 2018, 11:12 a.m. by Matt Hickman
In California, subdivisions and wilderness once again prove to be a ruinous mix.
More money is being spent on America's urban parks (but there's still room for improvement)
August 22, 2018, 2:16 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Also: Pickleball courts and splash pads are on the rise.
Bus-to-home conversions: Wheels, wanderlust and the great wide open
August 21, 2018, 9:18 a.m. by Matt Hickman
These aren't your grandparents' RVs and motorhomes.