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Due to repainting, the 20th Street Stair will be temporarily closed Wednesday, May 25, through Sunday, May 29. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The High Line is accessible at Gansevoort Street, West 14th Street, West 16th Street, or West 18th Street. See Park Information for further details about park entrances. Please check back for future updates.

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Due to repainting, the 20th Street Stair will be temporarily closed between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM on Wednesday, May 25, Thursday, May 26, and Friday, May 27. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The High Line is accessible at Gansevoort Street, West 14th Street, West 16th Street, or West 18th Street. See Park Information for further details about park entrances. Please check back for future updates.

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When Section 2 opens in June, visitors will find a new a temporary public plaza below the High Line at the northern terminus. For the summer of 2011, The Lot at 30th Street will be home to new public amenities for park visitors, including food trucks, beer and wine, public art, free events, family activities, and more. To inaugurate the space, AOL will debut Rainbow City, a collection of colorful, inflatable sculptures by FriendsWithYou, and Colicchio & Sons will open The Lot on Tap, a new outdoor bar.


RAINBOW CITY PRESENTED BY AOL Situated within The Lot at 30th Street between June and July, Rainbow City presented by AOL will create an urban playground that invites New Yorkers and visitors to walk in and around the colorful, inflatable sculptures.

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Rainbow City will serve as the site for a series of free educational programs organized by AOL and FriendsWithYou, geared toward children's creativity and engagement in an artistic landscape. Rainbow City will be FriendsWithYou's first large-scale interactive installation in New York City.

After Rainbow City presented by AOL, Friends of the High Line will offer a variety of free and low-cost public events, including live music, film screenings, roller skating, family-friendly public programs, and more.

THE LOT ON TAP The Lot on Tap, an outdoor bar serving a variety of domestic wines, local beers, and non-alcoholic sodas, will be located directly under the High Line, with the historic structure's steel girders flanking either side of the bar's counter. Both bars and some bench seating will be constructed with original High Line beams that were removed during the transformation of the structure into a park.

The Lot on Tap will feature a rotation of seasonal brews, including Brooklyn High Line Elevated Wheat, a special brew made exclusively for Friends of the High Line by Brooklyn Brewery's Brewmaster, Garrett Oliver. Brooklyn High Line Elevated Wheat will be made with ingredients sourced from New York State, including North Country Farms' red winter wheat and Tremblay Apiaries' local honey, and will be available exclusively at The Lot on Tap.

FOOD TRUCKS
The Lot at 30th Street will also be home to a rotating series of food trucks offering some of New York City's best street food, including ice cream sandwiches from Coolhaus, cold drinks from Kelvin Natural Slush Co., lobster rolls from Red Hook Lobster, falafel and smoothies from Taim Mobile, and tacos from The Taco Truck.

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Due to repainting, the 20th Street Stair will be temporarily closed between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM on Friday, May 13. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Please use access points at Gansevoort Street, 14th Street, 16th Street, or 18th Street. See Park Information for further details about park entrances. Please check back for future updates.

Running between West 20th and West 30th Streets, Section 2 will double the size of the High Line when it opens in June. Construction crews are busy installing plants and building the elevators, stairs, and design features in preparation for the opening. When we are ready to announce the opening date, we will share it with you here. In the meantime, watch a new video to get a sneak peek.

The step team performing on the Seating Steps is Organized C.H.A.O.S., one of six teams that will featured during Step to the High Line, a week-long festival that will take place in Section 1 in June.

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Adults of all ages, join dance artist Naomi Goldberg Haas for an open-air fitness and movement workshop celebrating community and the joy of dance. This workshop is the first of three this season.

This High Line Public Program is free, open to adults 18 and up, and presented in partnership with Hudson Guild. No RSVP is required. Visit our Event Calendar for details.

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This weekend, artist Kim Beck is leading two public programs involving Space Available, the sculptures installed on rooftops of buildings around the southern end of the High Line. On Friday, May 6, Kim will lead an artist talk about the evolution of Space Available and her other work addressing overlooked and marginal spaces. On Saturday, May 7, Kim will lead a family arts workshop that explores the world above the streets of New York.

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Saturday, April 30, join our gardeners in a special workshop where you will learn how to divide grasses and perennials, an important process in the health of a maturing garden. As a participant, you will take home a plant from the High Line to grow in your own garden.

Tickets are now available at a special, reduced price. Please visit our Event Calendar to purchase tickets and learn more.

EnlargeStargazing on the High Line

Due to predicted storms, tonight's Stargazing on the High Line is canceled. Stargazing takes place every Tuesday during the warmer months of the year, and will resume next week on Tuesday, April 19, weather permitting. Learn more.


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The High Line is open daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM. Summer hours continue through the fall. Evening is a great time to visit the High Line—the sunsets are spectacular over the Hudson River, and the lighting system designed by L'Observatoire International casts a gentle illumination on the spring plantings to create a warm and welcoming mood at dusk. Please check the High Line Web site or follow the High Line on Twitter for the latest information and operational updates.

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