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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.

15 hours ago

"Manhattan West" Construction just west of Ninth Avenue (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Manhattan West’ Development Project Taking Shape On West Side

The sky view on the West Side near Penn Station is slowly disappearing under a canopy of concrete as a mega platform meant to support a massive development called “Manhattan West” progresses.

07/22/2014

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Fleet Week In Full Swing This Memorial Day Weekend

Civilians and veterans headed to the West Side of Manhattan Saturday to take in the sights and sounds of Fleet Week New York.

05/24/2014

Chelsea Worker Fall

Worker Falls To His Death From Building On Manhattan’s West Side

A worker was killed Monday afternoon after failing from a building at the northern edge of Chelsea.

04/14/2014

Michael Todd Cohen, Daniel McClung

Husband Of Man Killed In High-Rise Fire Remains In Burn Unit

The husband of a man killed in a Hell’s Kitchen high-rise fire remained hospitalized Tuesday night, and his family said he was beginning “the long road to physical and emotional recovery.”

01/07/2014

An extra-alarm fire broke out in the high-rise at 500 W. 43rd St. Sunday. (Credit: Keith Lowry /NYCFireWire)

Man Dead, Husband Critically Injured In West Side High-Rise Fire

One man is dead, and another remained hospitalized Sunday night, after a three-alarm fire broke out in a high-rise fire in Midtown Manhattan.

01/05/2014

Crowds line up on the West Side for a chance to earn a spot on America's Got Talent. (Credit Gary Baumgarten 1010 WINS)

Performers Line Up For A Chance To Be Seen On ‘America’s Got Talent’

Crowds gathered on the West Side on Saturday, waiting for a chance to try out for the reality competition America’s Got Talent.

11/16/2013

Firefighters work to control a 4-alarm blaze in North Bergen. (Credit:Gary Baumgarten 1010 WINS)

Large Fire Breaks Out In Building On JFK Boulevard In North Bergen

The four alarm blaze broke out in a building on John F. Kennedy Boulevard and could be seen from as far away as the West Side of Manhattan.

09/28/2013

FDNY Fire Truck (file / credit: Getty Images)

New York’s Bravest Honored At Firefighter Appreciation Weekend Events

It was a spectacle on the Hudson on Saturday afternoon. The FDNY held the 12th annual blessing of its Marine Fleet at the Intrepid Sea, Air, And Space Museum.

07/20/2013

Space Shuttle Enterprise (credit: Lisa Tschernkowitsch/WCBS 880)

Space Shuttle Enterprise Exhibit Reopens To Visitors At Intrepid

The new pavilion for NASA’s retired shuttle was unveiled at a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning.

07/10/2013

Artist rendering of the Hudson Yards Development Project (credit: Flickr/ NYC Mayors Office)

Ground Broken On Project That Will Change NYC’s Skyline Forever

Ground was broken on a 26-acre site on the far West Side — the largest undeveloped site in New York — to create a new neighborhood from scratch, a city within a city.

12/04/2012

Construction worker Michael Simmermeyer was killed in a crane collapse between 33rd and 34th streets on the east side of 11th Avenue. (credit: Personal Photo | background: CBS 2)

Crane Involved In Deadly Manhattan Collapse Was Due To Be Inspected Thursday

The MTA said that all work on the site of the crane collapse has been suspended until further notice as officials from the Department of Buildings, OSHA, NYPD and the District Attorney’s office investigate.

04/04/2012

The Norwegian Gem is seen docked on the West Side - New York, NY - Jan 18, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Cruise Passengers Disembarking In NYC React To Catastrophe Off Italy

Out at sea on an eastern Caribbean cruise it was hard to escape news of the catastrophe where a cruise ship ran aground off of Italy.

01/18/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg with anchor Michael Wallace in WCBS Newsradio 880 Studio 11A - New York, NY - Dec 8, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Talks Cabs, Education, More In Interview At WCBS 880’s New Studios

Bloomberg visited WCBS Newsradio 880’s new studios at 345 Hudson Street this morning and participated in an extensive interview with anchors Michael Wallace and Pat Carroll, as well as veteran political reporter Rich Lamb.

12/08/2011

American soldiers serving in Afghanistan (file / credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

Jobs Fair For Veterans Held At Intrepid Museum

A special event was held today for those who put their lives on the line for our country and are now returning to civilian life.

11/07/2011

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