The High Line Blog

  • Throwback Thursday: After Sunset: Poetry Walk

    In celebration of National Poetry Day, we flashback to our After Sunset: Poetry Walk, a 10-block stroll punctuated with poetic performances. Held in April 2015 and created in association with the Academy of American Poets, the event presented poetry in a variety of formats, including Ame... read more
  • Playing with Purpose: SANDBOX at The collectivity project

    Photos by Stephanie WilkinsLooking to have an art-filled August? SANDBOX, a series of workshops examining the intersection of urban space, architecture, and collective design that operates within the LEGO© landscape of Olafur Eliasson's The collectivity project, is already well underway. Over the... 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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    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