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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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.

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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.


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.


The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Sleepy Hollow, NY - Aug 31, 2008 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Talks Continue About Tappan Zee Bridge Park

If and when a new Tappan Zee Bridge is built, Greenburgh town supervisor Paul Feiner would like to see the old bridge saved.


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

High Line Park Receives Record $20 Million Gift

The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation made the gift, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said. The gift will pay for the last section of the park and supplement the park’s endowment.


A roller rink next to the High Line as seen from Chopper 880 - New York, NY - Jul 28, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

High Line Roller Rink Opens On West Side

Go outside and strap on some roller skates. A new roller rink opened next to the High Line this morning.


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High Line Park’s ‘Phase II’ Open To Public Wednesday

Watch out, Central Park. Phase II, the latest expansion of the wildly popular High Line Park, opened to the public Wednesday,


Highbrook Avenue Bridge - Pelham, NY (credit: Friends of the Higbrook Highline)

Residents Pushing For Highbrook Highline Park In Pelham

If you’re the metropolitan-yet-outdoorsy type, this might sound familiar.


New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, left, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, third left, and Whitney Museum Director Adam Weinberg, right, shovel dirt around artist Elizabeth Streb during ground breaking ceremonies for a new Whitney Museum, in New York,  Tuesday, May 24, 2011.  (credit: Richard Drew/AP)

Whitney Museum Breaks Ground On Future Home In Downtown Manhattan

The groundbreaking ceremony for the $720 million museum on Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking District was attended by its architect, Renzo Piano, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other dignitaries.


The Whitney Museum of American Art - Madison Avenue - New York, NY - Jul 24, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Whitney Museum Of American Art Sells 8 Buildings

The fate of the Marcel Breuer-designed museum on Madison Avenue is uncertain.


Fall Equinox Festival

Free Fall Fun In The City

The city offers plenty of free (or almost free) outdoor activities, so get outside and make the most of it with some of these ideas!