The High Line Blog

  • Vote Now! Who Deserves to #GetBusted on the High Line?

    Nominees clockwise from left: Dorothy Parker, Peter Obletz, Magda Sawon, Daniel Reddan, and Florent Morellet. Photo of Peter Obletz by Peter Richards, photo of Dorothy Parker by unknown photographer.   As part of Busted, High Line Art’s latest group exhibition, we will be commissioning an... read more
  • Terroir at The Porch Introduces ‘White Wine of the Week’

    There's nothing like a bottle of crisp white wine on a summer evening at The Porch. Photo by Nicole Franzen Paul Grieco of Terroir absolutely loves wine. He reminds us of a learned Bacchus—the Roman god of wine as scholar. In celebration of summer, Grieco is introducing a white wine of the week ... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Sunny Bench

    One of the High Line’s many “peel-up” benches basks in the summer sun against a backdrop of Full Moon Tickseed, Walker's Low Persian catmint, and Siberian catmint. Photo by Eddie Crimmins  Given the rainy streak New Yorkers have endured in the past few weeks, it’s hard to believe that th... read more
  • DVF Makes the High Line Look Pretty in Pink

    Although we’re partial to green (and brown), we think the High Line looks fabulous in pink. Diane von Furstenberg created a rose-colored map of the High Line, which includes tips and the designer’s top spots, in celebration of her new Accessories Shop at 440 West 14th Street. You can pick up ... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Foxtail Lily

    In June, the High Line’s various grasses thicken turning the park’s planting beds into a verdant backdrop for the showy blooms of foxtail lilies. Photo by Juan Valentin  The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the tra... read more
  • A Special Gift to the Campaign for the High Line

    A nighttime view from West 23rd Street, looking north toward Hudson Yards, where Coach will be an anchor tenant in a new tower under construction at West 30th Street and 10th Avenue. Photo by Iwan Baan  We are pleased to share exciting news: Coach has made a $5 million gift to the Campaign... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Manhattanhenge

    Twice a year, a curious cosmic phenomenon brings photographers to the streets of New York City in droves. Manhattanhenge, as it is fondly called, is an event in which the setting sun aligns with Manhattan’s east-west street grid, causing the setting sun to be viewable down the center line of ma... read more
  • Celebrate Dad with High Line Shop Gifts

    Johnny, our Manager of Horticulture, demonstrates proper penmanship for his son Ansel using our HL Logo Notebook + Pen Set. “Awwwwwww,” said everyone in the High Line office.   For Father’s Day, we invited a few of the dads at Friends of the High Line to test out our bestselling High Line... read more
  • Faces Behind the Food: Trevor St. Pierre of The Taco Truck

    The Taco Truck may be best known for its addictive pollo asado tortas, but we’d like to introduce you to the person preparing these popular dishes. Meet Trevor St. Pierre, manager of The Taco Truck, in our latest installment of Faces Behind the Food. For hours and locations of all of our vendo... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Mars Midget Pincushion Plant

    Popping up from the High Line’s planting beds are the deep red blooms of Mars Midget pincushion plant. This long bloomer will be on-view through the fall. Photo by Beverly Israely  The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks a... read more