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.
If and when a new Tappan Zee Bridge is built, Greenburgh town supervisor Paul Feiner would like to see the old bridge saved.
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.
Go outside and strap on some roller skates. A new roller rink opened next to the High Line this morning.
Watch out, Central Park. Phase II, the latest expansion of the wildly popular High Line Park, opened to the public Wednesday,
If you’re the metropolitan-yet-outdoorsy type, this might sound familiar.
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 fate of the Marcel Breuer-designed museum on Madison Avenue is uncertain.
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!