The High Line Park is known for is the beautiful plants – many of them not native to New York City — but apparently, unbeknownst to anyone who unboxed and planted the plants, some of them brought along a new strain of cockroach.
A local filmmaker is trying to save the ruins of the New York State Pavilion from the 1964-65 World’s Fair in Queens.
The worst of the heat may be over, but for some New Yorkers it may have already been too much. When the Big Apple turns into the ‘baked Apple’, some like it hot and others do not.
What soda ban? Artisanal soda is a revelation. Gone is the sticky, syrupy, chemically bite of so many mass-produced beverages, replaced with colors found in nature, refreshing, natural bubbles, and real fruit flavor. Read on for five of our favorite purveyors of this good stuff.
Hard as it might be to believe, you can see plenty of stars in New York City that aren’t on Broadway or in the movies. Plus, you don’t even need to bring your own telescope (or autograph book). Read on for our five favorite stargazing experiences.
A lot of people may be grumbling about all the snow that fell during the blizzard this weekend, but some folks on the High Line were having some fun with it.
Preservationists have been taking issue in recent days with developments they say will block the open views of the High Line.
They are getting ready to extend the high line from its northern terminus at 30th Street to the Javits Center.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday. The event included politicians, park supporters and schoolchildren who tossed wildflower and native grass seeds onto the High Line as part of the festivities.
Not everyone is grabbing an e-book this summer. Some bibliophiles are opening their own little front lawn libraries, WCBS 880′s Sean Adams reported.
Broadcast live on 1010 WINS, the official radio station of Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, the show promises more than 20 minutes and roughly 70,000 pounds of explosions.
The blast occurred at the site of an old Mobil station where workers were removing an underground gas tank, officials said.
Last week we heard The Taco Truck was opening a kiosk at the High Line, and we stopped by over the holiday weekend to check it out.
Posted prominently on Chelsea streets in the 20s and 30s are mysterious flyers, calling on all High Line tourists to only walk in groups limited to two on the sidewalk, and to refrain from taking pictures.
Have they gone loco? The design team of the High Line park is floating an unusual idea by artist Jeff Koons. He wants to hang a full-size replica of a steam locomotive from a crane above a part of the park.