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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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    The Innovative Flavors of Brooklyn Soda Works

    Visitors enjoy drinks from Brooklyn Soda Works. Photo by Rowa Lee   How many soda manufacturers begin production with a trip to the farmer’s market? Brooklyn Soda Works may be the first. The company’s creative process is almost as refreshing as their drinks – unlike traditional sodas ... read more
  • The Innovative Flavors of Brooklyn Soda Works

    Visitors enjoy drinks from Brooklyn Soda Works. Photo by Rowa Lee  How many soda manufacturers begin production with a trip to the farmer’s market? Brooklyn Soda Works may be the first. The company’s creative process is almost as refreshing as their drinks – unlike traditional sodas... read more
  • Serving up Texas-style Barbecue on the High Line

    The recipe for Smokeline's delectable brisket sandwich has its origins in central Texas. Photo by Rebecca Hughes If you’ve been on the High Line since spring of 2013, you’ve undoubtedly seen (and smelled) SmokeLine. Delaney BBQ’s first Manhattan venture is nestled in the middle of the High Li... read more
  • Melt-ing Our Hearts

    Julian Plyter of Melt Bakery talks with High Line visitors. Photo by Armando Rafael Photography Melt Bakery was one of the first vendors selected for the High Line Food program, and Melt's decadent, locally sourced ice-cream sandwiches have become park staples. As part of our High Line anniversa... read more
  • Make Blue Bottle's Delicious Fennel-Parmesan Shortbread

    Blue Bottle Coffee's fennel-parmesan shortbread is a sweet-and-savory treat. Photo by Rowa Lee  Blue Bottle Coffee might be better known for its, well, awesome coffee, but the High Line Food vendor offers an array of house-made pastries along with its incredible single-origin drip brews ... read more
  • 2013: The Year in Photos

    Thank you for making 2013 an incredible year for the High Line. We've gathered together some of our favorite images and stories from this extraordinary year. We hope you enjoy them. From all of us at Friends of the High Line, we wish you the very best in 2014. Volunteers and staff worked ... read more
  • Soup for the Soul: 2013 Social Soup Experiment

    Guests smile for a photo as they enjoy bean and farro soup, freshly baked bread, and apples. Photo by Liz Ligon Each year we host the Social Soup Experiment. This year, on October 19, the experiment brought a new wave of community members to eat heaping bowls of hearty bean and farro soup and j... read more
  • The Making of a Pumpkin Pie Pop with People's Pops

    Left: Joel Horowitz and David Carrell, co-owners of People’s Pops, stand at the entrance of their kitchen in Brooklyn. Right: Specialty pumpkin-pie pops with whipped cream are available on the High Line through October 27. Photo by Friends of the High Line At last, after a whole season in the f... read more
  • What Makes La Newyorkina’s Paletas So Delicious?

    Fany Gerson, owner of La Newyorkina, carefully selects jalapeños for her paletas. Photo by Friends of the High Line If anyone knows how to source and pick fruit and vegetables, it’s Fany Gerson of La Newyorkina. Her famous paletas, inspired by her upbringing in Mexico and her culinary training ... read more