The High Line Blog

  • High Line After School Artist-Scientists Program

    The High Line After School Artist-Scientists program combines a series of visits to the High Line with hands-on exploration, art-making, and scientific experiments in the classroom. Encouraged to be both artists and scientists, students use their favorite subject and talents while exploring harde... read more
  • Brooklyn Soda Works: Rhubarb & Ginger Soda Recipe

    High Line vendor Brooklyn Soda Works is known for creating delicious high quality, healthy sodas. One of their popular offerings is Rhubarb & Ginger soda since the warmth of ginger goes so well with the tartness of fresh rhubarb. Visit them on the High Line at West 16th Street, or creat... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Common milkweed

    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 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptability... read more
  • Been Approached by Panhandlers on the High Line?

    "While authentic monks traditionally carry a 'beggar's bowl' to receive gifts of food and money, they would not aggressively ask for cash, said the Rev. T. Kenjitsu Nakagaki, president of the Buddhist Council of New York, who said the fakers are disrespecting the faith." – "Fake Buddhist monks... read more
  • Families on the High Line: Learning from Nature

    How do you use the High Line as a family? Is it a place to relax and reconnect? An opportunity to look closely at plants and animals in the heart of the city? A source of creativity? The High Line inspires teachers, storytellers, and artists every day, and each month we are inviting them to s... read more
  • Unapologetically Black: A Conversation with The Illustrious Blacks

    Mark your calendars for an interplanetary party from the future with Out of Line: The Illustrious Blacks on June 23 beginning at 9:00 PM on the High Line under The Standard, High Line at Little West 12th Street. The Out of Line series is inspired by the original Renegade Cabaret and designed t... read more
  • Friends of the High Line Convenes Leaders of Urban Reuse Projects

    A note from Friends of the High Line Co-Founder and Executive Director Robert Hammond Since Joshua David and I co-founded Friends of the High Line (FHL) in 1999, and especially since the first section of the High Line opened to the public in 2009, we've been asked the "How did you do it?" que... read more
  • Learning on the Line: First Grade Park Study

    In the fall, our first grade Social Studies curriculum looks at parks and why they're important to the community. We go on field trips to different parks around NYC, and this year we were fortunate enough to have a partnership with Friends of the High Line. Our Social Studies Park Unit was... read more
  • Pride

    High Line Shop Introduces New Pride Products

    To celebrate Pride Month, we're introducing a series of fun, new High Line pride products at the High Line Shop. Products are available online at thehighline.org/shop and on the High Line at West 16th Street as well as at Gansevoort Street. Get yours today! Visit the High Line Shop ... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Grace smokebush

    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 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptability... read more