The High Line Blog

  • Celebrating High Line Kids Programming

    Every July and August, Kids programs take over the High Line, offering families a chance to build, create and experiment in the park, thanks to the generous support of our funders. This summer, more than 2,500 children and adults attended Wild Wednesday, Arty Hours,and Lawn Time for Little One... read more
  • Green Corps Celebrates 2015 Accomplishments

    Led by High Line Educators, Green Corps is an education and job-training program that offers local teens hands-on experience in horticulture and green jobs. For six and a half months, teens: learn about plant science, horticultural practices, green professions, food justice, and other green commu... read more
  • Green Corps Gets Even Greener

    Green Corps Leaders Tia, Alice and Susana give an update on their summer service projects During the summer, Green Corps traded in their pens and pencils for shovels and soil. As always, summer is a perfect opportunity for Green Corps to get into nature and help out the community. They've been wo... read more
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    Good Vibes at High Line Teen Night

    Dancing our way through hundreds of teens, singing along to our favorite songs, and watching performers bring music to life through incredible dance moves were among the highlights of the first High Line teen night of the summer.Teen Arts Council on the High Line by Rowa LeeWe are the Teen Arts C... read more
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    Green Corps Cultivates Connections

    Youth at the Northeast Regional Youth Food Justice Summit at East New York Farms. Photo by Green Corps.This month, we worked with youth from EcoStation:NY, Added Value, East New York Farms, and The Children's Aid Society to organize the first-ever Northeast Regional Youth Food Justice Summit. Hel... read more
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    Green Corps Celebrates Spring

    Members of Green Corps staff along with Teen Programs staff. Photo by Rowa Lee. Every spring, High Line Green Corps teen staff commit their entire spring break to assisting High Line gardeners with Spring Cutback. During this time, they trim back plants to make way for spring growth and visit oth... read more
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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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    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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    Helping to Restore a Community Garden

    Local gardener Tari Stubblefield surveys the restored community garden. Photo by Liz LigonThis past April, High Line horticultural staff, volunteers, and teens in our Green Corps program helped local gardener Tari Stubblefield restore a garden at the Fulton Houses in Chelsea. The initiative, call... read more
  • Meet the 2014 Teen Arts Council

    The Teen Arts Council: Our group is small; our vision is big – taking Friends of the High Line into the future! Photo by Friends of the High Line This blog post was written by Teen Arts Council members William Natal, Eva Polanco, and Pedro Hidalgo. The Teen Arts Council, or TAC, is a gro... read more