To say that 2017 was a weird year would be an understatement; the past 12 months were, at times, strange, difficult, and downright infuriating.
But if there’s one thing you can count on in New York, it’s that the city is constantly evolving—and there were plenty of highlights in 2017. After the Trump administration pulled the United States out of the Paris climate accord, Mayor Bill de Blasio joined 350 U.S. mayorsin adopting the agreement for their own cities. There were innovations in housing (and strides made toward combating the affordable housing crisis); new parks, including an expansive one in Staten Island, debuted; and long-gestating megaprojects finally debuted.
So what’s on the horizon for 2018? As we stride into the new year, we’re taking a look the biggest things happening in the next 12 months—onward. Continue Reading ›