19 Jul '11, 8pm

Life Is Always Greener ... in Brooklyn: This year, 217 blocks entered the Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest.

At the City Room blog, Lisa W. Foderaro writes about the 17th annual Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest. “The victorious block association will receive $300 in prize money, a plaque and, perhaps most important, bragging rights in a borough known for its embrace of sustainability and green initiatives,” she reports. The semifinalists are

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/19/life-is-always-...

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