High Line

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NYC Developers Look To Create Underground ‘Lowline’ Park

Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City’s High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban sanctuary of flowers, grasses and trees.

11/26/2014

An employee from Bio Recovery Corporation carries a blue barrel into 546 West 147th Street, the apartment building of Dr. Craig Spencer, the doctor recently diagnosed with Ebola, on October 24, 2014. Bio Recovery Corporation was handling the clean-up of Dr. Spencer's apartment after he was diagnosed with Ebola on Thursday night. (Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Health Officials Trace All The Steps Of First NYC Ebola Patient

Residents of Dr. Craig Spencer’s building on 147th Street are trying to stay calm after he tested positive for the disease on Thursday.

10/24/2014

Area of LIRR's former Rockaway Beach Branch that would be turned into the QueensWay park (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Plans For QueensWay Park Unveiled; Opponents Want Rail Line Restoration

The overgrown 3.5-mile stretch of rail line that was once the Long Island Rail Road’s Rockaway Beach Branch, hasn’t been active for more than 50 years.

10/14/2014

Phase three of the High Line park opened to the public on Sept. 20, 2014 (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Opening Ceremony Celebrates Completion Of High Line Park

The half-mile section completes one of the nation’s most distinctive urban transformations: an abandoned stretch of elevated rails that’s been turned into a linear oasis of flowers, grasses and trees.

09/20/2014

High Line Park (credit: Mark Mason, CBS NewYork.com -  ©2011 CBS Local)

High Line Park Celebrates Five Year Anniversary

It’s a special day for an unusual public space.

06/09/2014

View of giant cockroaches (Blaberus giganteus) on display during an exibition at the Explora Park in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on February 5, 2013. This species, usually found in tropical forests of South America, prefer high humidity and low light habitats, live about 20 months and are omnivorous. (Credit: RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Non-Native Species Of Roaches Found Among High Line Plants

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.

12/08/2013

New York State Pavilion from the 1964-1965 World's Fair (credit: Matthew Silva)

Filmmaker Tries To Save New York World’s Fair Pavilion

A local filmmaker is trying to save the ruins of the New York State Pavilion from the 1964-65 World’s Fair in Queens.

07/08/2013

NEW YORK - AUGUST 02:  A boy cools himself off in the water jets in Battery Park  August 2, 2006 in New York City.  Near-record high temperatures have hit the eastern United States this week.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Some New Yorkers Try To Beat The Heat, Others Step Outside To Soak Up The Sun

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.

07/07/2013

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5 Great Glasses Of Soda In NYC

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.

06/17/2013

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5 Great Stargazing Experiences In NYC

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.

05/13/2013

Snow Contest

Snow Sculptors Get Creative At Contest On High Line

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.

02/10/2013

The High Line (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Preservationists: New Tall Buildings Will Block High Line Views

Preservationists have been taking issue in recent days with developments they say will block the open views of the High Line.

01/20/2013

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Visitors Get One Last Chance To See A Piece Of The High Line In Pristine State

They are getting ready to extend the high line from its northern terminus at 30th Street to the Javits Center.

10/06/2012

The High Line (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Officials Break Ground On Final Part Of High Line Park

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.

09/20/2012

Little Free Library - Sloatsburg, NY (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Little Free Library Opens On Sloatsburg Lawn

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.

07/23/2012

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