The High Line Blog

  • The Next Chapter for Melissa

    Melissa Fisher, Chief Operating Officer at Friends of the High Line, will be moving on from New York City with her husband later this year. Photo by Barry Munger  We have some bittersweet news to share with you. Later this year, Melissa Fisher, our Chief Operating Officer, will be moving o... read more
  • Vote Now: Choose the Film to Launch Our Free Summer Movie Series

    We surveyed community members living near the High Line last year, and many teens expressed interest in attending film screenings at the park. So this year, we’ve recruited local teens to help us curate and coordinate an entire series of free summer movies. The series is called High Line Te... read more
  • Show Off Your Style for Project Runway at the High Line

    Put on your favorite summer outfit and stop by the park next week. The High Line – what Bill Cunningham has called the “most extraordinary fashion promenade you can imagine” – is being transformed into a virtual runway in celebration of the 10th anniversary of Project Runway and the upcoming d... read more
  • Carson is Now on Twitter

    Hey there. I’m Carson. You may have seen me recently on the High Line. You wouldn’t believe the things I’ve see up here, so I’ve decided to start tweeting about it. Follow @HighLineArtnyc on Twitter to get the latest, or click through the jump to learn more about me. I arrived at the High Li... read more
  • Bark: Resourceful Sourcing for the High Line

    For its outpost at the High Line, Bark is collaborating with Dickson’s Farmstand Meats in Chelsea Market to source animals from local, small-scale farmers to reduce waste and costs.  If you are looking for a good excuse to indulge in a nice, juicy hamburger this summer, we’ve got some gre... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Compass Plant

    The compass plant is a member of the sunflower family that gets its name from its unique alignment to cardinal directions.  The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the... read more
  • Photography: Summer at the High Line

    Our gardeners are hard at work this time of year, making sure the park is at its most beautiful. Photo by Beverly Israely.  With more than 1,500 contributors, the High Line Flickr Pool gathers some of the best photographs of the park. The images are displayed in a rotating gallery on ou... read more
  • Neighborhood News: The Standard, New York Opens a New Restaurant

    If you love food, it’s never been a better time to stop by the High Line. This season marks the first time that we are offering both sweet and savory food on the park itself, and we just got word that our friends over at The Standard, New York have opened a new seasonal outdoor restaurant belo... read more
  • Homeless Museum Comes Up to the High Line

    We are pleased to welcome the Homeless Museum of Art to the High Line. The museum, also called HoMu for short, is an performance created by New York-based artist Filip Noterdaeme. Since its inception in 2002, the work has existed in a state of perpetual flux. It has been a live-in museum in ... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Butterfly Milkweed

    Butterfly milkweed is a native of the eastern United States and Canada that’s a favorite among butterflies and other pollinators.   The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Toda... read more