The High Line Blog

  • Google Hosting the Geek Street Fair

    Our friends at Google are hosting the Geek Street Fair at Hudson River Park on Wednesday, July 31. Stop by the 14th Street Park from noon to 6:00 PM for some good, geeky fun: The Geek Street Fair hosted by Google is a public event to highlight the City’s technology community and inspire New Yor... read more
  • J.Crew Designs High Line Collection to Benefit the Park

    The latest apparel and accessories from J.Crew look beautiful—and are helping to keep the High Line gorgeous too. We are pleased to present a new collection of apparel and accessories designed by J.Crew to benefit the High Line. The collection—which debuts today at the High Line Shop and laun... read more
  • Meet Chase Emmons, the Beekeeper Who Makes High Line Honey Day Sweeter

    Chase Emmons, managing partner & apiary director of Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm, stands next to a colorful beehive. Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm.  In anticipation of next week’s High Line Honey Day, we sat down with one of our favorite beekeepers to talk about honey (wha... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Citi-Biking to the High Line

    Late-day light floods the passageway underneath the High Line at 16th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues. There are six Citi Bike stations along the High Line between Gansevoort and 28th Streets. Photo by Juan Valentin  Earlier this week you may have seen the New York Times piece “High... read more
  • Faces Behind the Food: Georgia Flaum of Terroir at the Porch

    From her early days of cooking in college to working abroad in a gourmet restaurant, Georgia Flaum of Terroir at the Porch has mastered the art of making people happy through delicious food and friendly service. In this series of Faces Behind the Food, we sit down with Georgia to hear why she ... read more
  • VIDEO: Beyond the High Line: Transforming Philadelphia

    On June 24, Paul Levy of Center City District and Leah Murphy of Interface Studio and Friends of the Rail Park came to the High Line to discuss the future of Philadelphia’s Reading Viaduct. To discover what’s in store for this former city rail line, view our full-length video of the event. For... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Whitespire Gray Birch

    On hot summer days, visitors are thankful for the shade provided by the park's trees, like the Whitespire gray birch. Photo by Friends of the High Line  The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped runn... read more
  • Virginia Overton's Parked Pickup

    The artist (bottom center) installing her High Line Commission Untitled. Photo by Friends of the High Line.   With less than a month left to see Virginia Overton’s beloved pickup truck before it says its goodbyes, we thought this was a perfect time to spotlight Overton’s High Line Commis... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Rainy Photo Walk

    A dedicated group of photographers braved a rainy night for a fun photo walk on the High line. Photo by Eddie Crimmins  Four High Line Volunteer Photographers joined us for an evening photo walk last Friday, July 12, to document Manhattanhenge, scheduled to occur that night. Mother Nature ... read more
  • Faces Behind the Food: Julian Plyter of Melt Bakery

    Learning to bake cookies alongside his nurturing mother, Julian Plyter of Melt Bakery unknowingly discovered his life’swork . In this installment of Faces Behind the Food, Julian shares memories from his childhood, when he first learned to roll out cookie dough and used fruit picked ripe for... read more