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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

(credit: Stargazing on the High Line)

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

Fireworks New York City

The 7 Best Places To Watch 4th of July Fireworks In New York

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.

07/03/2012

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Explosion Rocks Former Gas Station Under The High Line

The blast occurred at the site of an old Mobil station where workers were removing an underground gas tank, officials said.

06/01/2012

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NY Food Truck Lunch: The New Taco Truck Kiosk At The High Line

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.

CBS New York–05/29/2012

Tourists at the High Line (Credit: CBS 2)

Flyers Posted Throughout Chelsea Tell Tourists How To Behave Around High Line

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.

05/25/2012

An image of the proposed "Train" installation by Jeff Koons at the High Line. (credit: James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Jeff Koons via highline.org)

‘Friends Of The High Line’ Floats Hanging A Huge Locomotive Over The Park

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.

03/27/2012

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