The High Line Blog

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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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    Spring Programs Are Underway!

    Photo by Beverly Israely.With two new extraordinarily attended programs in the month of April, our adult programming season is off to a great start! We kicked off the season on Saturday April 11 with In Search Of, an afternoon party that drew more than 1,000 people of all ages to the 14th Street ... 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
  • Rail Yards Weekends Registration Opens Tomorrow

    As you can see in this video by Arbuckle Industries, the third and final section of the High Line at the Rail Yards is currently overgrown with self-seeded wildflowers and grasses that grew up between the tracks when the trains stopped running on the elevated railway in the 1980s. Our goa... read more
  • A Social Soup Experiment on the High Line

    Guests gather at a communal table at Friends of the High Line's Social Soup Experiment, Saturday, October 22  What happens when hundreds of people gather for a one-pot meal at a communal table in a restaurant without walls placed on the High Line? Why, they eat of course! On Satur... read more
  • Learning and Play: Intern Reflections on Summer at the Park

    Friends of the High Line offers free public programs for kids and families on the High Line, offering a chance to learn about the park's history, design, plants, and art through creative play and nature-based education. Juliet Schraeder joined Friends of the High Line for the summer of 2011 as t... read more
  • On View from the High Line: Rooftop Dance Performances

    Trisha Brown Dance Company recreates Roof Piece, originally performed in SoHo in 1971. Photo by Friends of the High Line  Despite heavy winds and ominous clouds on the horizon, nine dancers from the Trisha Brown Dance Company stepped into place on rooftops along the southern terminus of ... read more
  • Construction Update: Section 2 Will Open in June

    Construction crews are busy installing plants and building the elevators, stairs, and design features in preparation for Section 2 to open next month. When we are ready to announce the opening date, we will share it with you here. In the mean time, we invite you to check out a new video. The ... read more
  • A Giant Model of the High Line Made by Kids

    Carol Levitt's second grade class at the Village Community School used the High Line to study a number of topics this past spring. One element was this structure, which the class constructed as a model of the structure in its current use as a public park.  The High Line is more than place... read more