While New York City’s High Line celebrates its three-year anniversary June 8, Jersey City may be getting an elevated park of its own. Residents and government officials are closer than ever to concluding a 13-year battle to acquire an abandoned rail line and turn it into open space at the center of an urban neighborhood, and they’re looking to the High Line for inspiration and advice.
98.7 KISS-FM is no more. The soul and R&B station will find a new home and name on the dial: 107.5 WBLS.
New York City Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe spent Arbor Day planting two trees in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, as part of a citywide initiative to plant trees in all five boroughs. The parks department will plant 20,000 trees throughout the city on Saturday.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he is proposing legislation to require all apartment building owners to disclose smoking policies in public and private areas to prospective residents.
More than 1,300 veterans attended a special hiring fair on the USS Intrepid Wednesday as part of a weeklong nationwide effort to get veterans back into the workforce.
FULL DISCLOSURE: The photos that accompany this article contain graphic images that may be upsetting to viewers. Pop artist Keith Haring painted his signature lines and squiggles in many places throughout New York City, but one of the most unique may have been the men's bathroom at the Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.