250,000 bees atop New York City’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel

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Reminiscent of the way the Fairmont Royal York hotel installed a three-hive apiary 14 stories up above the streets of Toronto not long ago, so New York City's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel is now raising thousands of honey bees on its own urban rooftop. In fact, roughly a quarter of a million bees now make their home atop the Waldorf-Astoria. Not only does the hotel stand to reap a considerable supply of locally sourced honey in return – an ingredient that will be featured in its restaurant's menu – but it also aims to help provide pollination to support the city's recent…

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