The High Line Blog

  • Renegade Style: A Conversation with Patty Heffley

    "When the party patio lanterns are lit, something special is about to happen." Patty Heffley, the co-founder of the legendary fire escape performance series Renegade Cabaret, walks into the room and quietly sets her belongings on the seat next to her. She has a calming aura about her. O... read more
  • The Spirit of Culture Shock

    "Electric," "colorful," and "vibrant" were just three of the words visitors used to describe last Saturday's mix of creativity on the High Line as Friends of the High Line officially kicked off its 2016 programming season. Visitors looking on as the members of Other Voices performed "How... read more
  • Q&A with Culture Shock Performers

    Following this week's spring programming Q&A with Solana Chehtman, our Public Programs Manager, we decided to reach out to some of the performers for Culture Shock to get the inside scoop on Saturday's festivities. We caught up with Nuyorican poet Emanuel Xavier, Kim Weild of Oth... read more
  • Q&A with Public Programs Manager Solana Chehtman

    With the beginning of our new season of spring programming less than a week away, we sat down with Solana Chehtman, the Public Programs Manager at Friends of the High Line, to discuss the anticipation surrounding Culture Shock and the excitement for this year's dynamic programming.After reading, ... read more
  • Haunted High Line

    Photo(s) of the Week: The Latest in Halloween Fashion on the High Line

    Looking for costume inspiration? Check out these memorable moments and creative ideas from last week's 5th Annual Haunted High Line Halloween event! Park visitors enjoyed face painting, storytelling, live music, a retro photo booth, seasonal treats, and art projects – all against the backdrop ... read more
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    There Will Be Pie!

    What happens when you combine puns and pies? You get a Pun-kin Pie, of course!All jokes aside, visitors got together over a slice of pie for an evening of stories and stand-up at the High Line's "There Will Be Pie!" event in June. The event featured some of New York's best storytellers and comedi... read more
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    2014: The Year in Photos

    We've gathered together some of our favorite images and stories from this groundbreaking year. We hope you enjoy them. This has been a momentous year for the High Line, thanks to you. From all of us at Friends of the High Line, we wish you the very best in 2015! Remember Snowpocalypse? ... read more
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    Winter Fun on the High Line

    The High Line is open daily from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM all winter long. Photo by Friends of the High LineTemperatures may be dropping, but there’s still plenty of reasons to visit the High Line. From holiday concerts to public art, the park has much to offer in the coming months. Here are a few reas... read more
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    Autumn Is Not Complete without Social Soup

    Guests smile for a photo as they await their first steaming bowl of soup. Photo by Rowa LeeWhat happens when hundreds of people gather for a one-pot meal in a restaurant without walls? Things get a little cozy. The High Line's fourth-annual Social Soup Experiment took place on October 18, ... read more
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    Rail Yards Opening Week Events

    A view of the Interim Walkway, at the park's northernmost point. Photo by Timothy Schenck After years of advocacy work, design, and construction, the park's northernmost section – the High Line at the Rail Yards – is finally opening on Sunday, September 21. In celebration, we're hosting a we... read more