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Diller, Von Furstenberg to Build $130 Million New York Park
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:27:48 -0800

Billionaire Barry Diller and his wife, Diane von Furstenberg, are helping New York build a public park and performance venue in the Hudson River off Manhattan's west side that will cost more than $130 ...

Developers look to create underground New York City park
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:35:05 -0800

NEW YORK (AP) — 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. Private planners inspired by the High Line’s success are now looking deep under Manhattan at a proposal to create the Lowline, billed as the world’s first Read More... The post Developers look ...

Latest New York sports
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:45:18 -0800

Former Buffalo Bills star linebacker Darryl Talley tells The Buffalo News he is suffering from depression and has contemplated suicide in what he considers to be side-effects from his hard-hitting playing days.

Futuristic island park in Hudson River proposed for Manhattan
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:55:53 -0800

By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - A futuristic park known as Pier55 will likely rise soon over the water off Manhattan's Lower West Side, largely funded by a billionaire neighbor, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday. The 2.7-acre (1-hectare) vegetation-covered public park and performance hub - about the size of two football fields - will stretch 186 feet (57 meters) into the Hudson ...

Longest U.S. suspension bridge celebrated New York-style
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:51:33 -0800

By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's Verrazano-Narrows Bridge was celebrated on Friday as an engineering marvel on the 50th anniversary of its opening, but a proposed toll increase for the longest suspension bridge in the United States put a damper on the birthday party. When traffic began crossing the Brooklyn-to-Staten Island span in 1964, it was the first time that all five ...

Thomas Heatherwick plans $170m hovering miracle island for New York
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 06:48:57 -0800

The designer has dreamed up a Disneyfied island on stilts that boasts woodland, performance spaces and places to ‘wander and wonder’. But is this fairytale of urban planning too good to be true? There’s a combination, it seems, of trees and water and fairytale stories told by a charming inventor, that persuades people to part with many millions – and allows conventional urban planning to be ...

New York's best hotel bars: Raising the bar
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:47:43 -0800

The clink of glasses, that skyline, a sympathetic barman and Frank Sinatra: no one does bars quite like New York City.

Developers look to create underground NYC park
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:24:44 -0800

NEW YORK (AP) — 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.

Long Island Hosting Leading Offshore Wind Companies from Denmark for Day-Long Trade Visit
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:52:00 -0800

The Long Island Association is playing host today to a trade delegation of 19 leading Danish offshore wind companies, visiting the United States this month to explore the potential

Goodbye Brooklyn, hello Queens?
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:48:27 -0800

Long the Toyota Corolla of New York City real estate, Queens is finally getting some respect, The NY Times reports.