Category Archives: High Line

‘High’ Hopes For Rusted Rails

Fun story in today’s NY Times about some early talks centered on turning a decrepit stretch of LIRR train tracks out in Queens into the next High Line public park. A 3 1/2 mile stretch of rusted track is being … Continue reading

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Visiting an Old Haunt

Rain, or at least the ominous threat of it, every day since June rolled in. Remind you of anything? That’s right, June of 2009–when it rained every darn day. Why did it rain every darn day? Because Ezekiel Marcus was … Continue reading

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TRAINJOTTING TURNS 5: Wrath

Each day this week, to commemorate our fifth birthday, Trainjotting is publishing memorable posts from the past, grouped under a specific Seven Deadly Sin. Today’s sin is WRATH. Previously ran in June 2009. High Line Curse Plays Out Posted on … Continue reading

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Ghost Hunter Hits High Line

I was reading a fun Halloween-ish ghost story on IRidetheHarlemLine.com the other day, about a ghost horse named Maud S that roams the halls and concourses of Grand Central every now and then. IRide’r Emily isn’t buying the legend of Maud … Continue reading

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High Line Sparks Other Cities

Just over a year ago, a gorgeous and peculiar park space on an old rail line opened in the heart of Manhattan. Of course, we are talking about the High Line. Coinciding with its opening was some three weeks straight … Continue reading

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TRAINJOTTING CLASSIC: High Line Curse Plays Out

from June 11, 2009 It’s no coincidence that it’s done nothing but rain ever since the ribbon was snipped on the High Line railtrail park earlier this week. In fact, any student of elementary New York City demonology knows the … Continue reading

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Trainjotting Reviews The High Line

Well, four months after it opened, the TJs finally got out to visit the High Line, the marvelous raised pedestrian park on the Way West Side of Manhattan. What took us so long? Well, it’s a hike from work, the … Continue reading

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