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Final phase of High Line to open Sunday

MEATPACKING DISTRICT (PIX11) — An old rail line is alive again.

The last part of the High Line will be opening this weekend.

The park sits atop railroad tracks that formerly carried goods to the Meatpacking district. 90 more words

Greg Mocker

Man Reunited With Good Samaritan Who Saved His Life While On LIRR Train

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Hugs and smiles were abound Tuesday as Good Samaritan Bill Gerow of Farmingdale met Chris Marshall of Ronkonkoma—a fellow commuter whose life Gerow saved last month as they both rode home on the Long Island Rail Road’s Ronkonkoma line. 286 more words

News

Two world's fairs, two views on trains worlds apart

The New York City Transit Museum Annex at Grand Central Terminal opened an exhibit this summer commemorating the anniversary of New York’s two World’s Fairs.  The opening of the two fairs – the first in 1939 and second in 1964 – were separated by 25 years.   88 more words

Commuting

Really wish the #LIRR was a #tardis so I could be at @electriczoony already! #plurr #plurnicorn #tardissocks #whovian #raver #spirithood #bronx #longisland #ezny #electriczoo #ezoony #edm

Photos

Look Ma, No Space! Replace Penn Station

The image above is no joke. It’s an everyday ordeal for thousands of New Jersey Transit, Long Island Railroad, and Amtrak passengers who commute between home and work in the AM and PM rush hours in New York City. 665 more words

Design

defined apprehensions

Twirling, ever twirling.

- photo by Mitch Waxman

The affability of recent climate has seen me visiting old haunts and novel locale alike in recent weeks, 313 more words

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