Favelas Pop-Up in Queens!

There are fave­las in Queens! Well…sort-of. The iconic Brazil­ian shanty-towns are mak­ing an appear­ance on the cam­pus of Queens Col­lege in Flush­ing – as a huge set of three play­ful dio­ra­mas.

Brownfields or Vacant Lots In Your Life?

Is the New York City summer weather inspiring you to start a garden or farm? Unsure if your local vacant, empty space or yard is…

Free Wifi Comes to Harlem Parks

Last year, AT&T and Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched Free Wi-fi service in East Harlem’s Thomas Jefferson Park and central Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park, and now Harlem’s Rucker Park has become the latest New York City park with free AT&T Wi-Fi service.

How Would You Make Policy Public?

CUP (Center for Urban Pedagogy) is seeking collaborators for the next four issues of Making Policy Public, their publication series that uses graphic and information design to explore and explain complex public policy issues.