Place I Live was created to inform people about their living areas. Here you can view all the statistical data about your neighborhood as well as make suggestions in order to improve it.
If you are the person who likes to do things yourself, you can check the arts and crafts stores in New York City. The page with the map of New York City can let you know the exact locations of nearest art stores. You can find various brushes, paints and canvases in the local art stores near you. Some of the art and nearest craft stores have classes for adults or children only.