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    Welcome This Year's High Line Teens

    Left to Right: High Line Teen Leaders Tia, Susana, Alice, Naylin and Will. Not pictured: Damary. Photo by Liz Ligon.High Line Teen programs offer paid job opportunities for local youth in cultural production, horticulture, and education. In February we welcomed 24 teens – selected from an applica... read more
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    Digging Deeper with Marianne Vitale

    Archeo, an outdoor group exhibition about technology and obsolescence, brings together the work of artists who employ outmoded technologies and outdated machinery as a reflection on humanity's continuous fascination and frustration with technology.The following Q&A with artist Marianne Vitale... read more
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    Plant of the Week: American Holly

    The High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 300 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptability, d... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Winter Sunbathing

    Photo by Steven SeveringhausThis week The New York Times said what we've all been thinking: winter is getting old. This season has been a harsh one, and though we may be dreaming about the coming spring, the bright beauty of winter is undeniable. This image by High Line photographer Steven Severi... read more
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    Digging Deeper with Antoine Catala

    Archeo, an outdoor group exhibition about technology and obsolescence, brings together the work of artists who employ outmoded technologies and outdated machinery as a reflection on humanity's continuous fascination and frustration with technology.The following Q&A with artist Antoine Catala ... read more
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    Plant of the Week: River Birch

    Photo by Friends of the High LineThe High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 300 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for... read more
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    Digging Deeper with Gavin Kenyon

    Archeo, an outdoor group exhibition about technology and obsolescence, brings together the work of artists who employ outmoded technologies and outdated machinery as a reflection on humanity's continuous fascination and frustration with technology.The following Q&A with artist Gavin Kenyon (b... read more
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    Photo of the Week: The Sun a Spark

    If you'd like to steal a quiet moment on the High Line, now is the time to do it. Brave the bitter cold, and your reward is a nearly empty park in the sky.Winter is a season that offers us many brief periods – and even a few long stretches – of tranquility. High Line Photographer Eddie Crimmins h... read more
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    The Fluffy Birds of Winter

    A white throated sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) dares photographer Mike Tschappat to capture all that fluff. A winter bird sighting is always a source of joy. In addition to serving as a sign of warmer seasons ahead, it's gratifying to see our avian friends utilize the park's plants as a food s... read more
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    Plant of the Week: Blackhaw Viburnum

    Photo by Friends of the High LineThe High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 300 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for... read more