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High Line Executive Director Steps Down After Less Than a Year on the Job

Executive director Jenny Gersten made the unexpected announcement Tuesday.

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High Line Launches Free Wi-Fi

Park-goers can now connect to Wi-Fi between W. 14th and W. 16th streets.

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High Line's New Director Wants Park to Serve Locals Before Tourists

Jenny Gersten said despite its international renown, the park's main goal is to serve the neighborhood.

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High Line Frequently Forced to Close Due to Winter Storms

The elevated park has shut down 10 times since Dec. 15 so workers could remove snow and ice.

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Cold-Resistant Cockroaches Found on High Line

The Periplaneta japonica roach can survive in cold and snow, scientists said.

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Latest High Line Designs Feature 'Otherworldly' Bowl-Shaped Garden

The much-anticipated third section of the park will feature a bowl-shaped area that's lush with greenery.

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High Line Names Theater Fest Artistic Director as New Leader

Friends of the High Line named Jenny Gersten as its new executive director.

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High Line Speaker Series Highlights Ways of Reclaiming Abandoned Space

The park will host talks on similar projects in other cities — and even on Staten Island.

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Coach Donates $5M to Complete High Line's Third Section

The luxury bag maker's new headquarters will straddle the park.

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High Line Exhibit Gives Public Chance to See Park's Third Section

Carol Bove's Caterpillar will bring seven sculptures to the park's final section.

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High Line Lights Still Not Working Five Months After Sandy

Friends of the High Line said they planned to have the lights back on next week.

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High Line Founder Resigns as Park's Head

Co-founder Robert Hammond will step down as Friends of the High Line's executive director.

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Artist Plans to Sue High Line Claiming a Park Employee Beat Him

The artist, Iddi Amadu, said he was struck in the face with a walkie-talkie and left bleeding.

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Construction Begins on High Line's Third Section

The first phase of the new section is expected to open in 2014.

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High Line to Open Third Section to Public Before Construction Begins

The High Line will open its third section to select visitors during two weekends in October.

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