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Summer is a great time to visit the park. The foliage is at its lushest and new blooms are appearing daily.

Make the most of your next visit to the High Line with our full-color monthly bloom guide for July. This downloadable resource covers the full mile of High Line plantings, highlighting the blooms you’ll find currently on-view, with photographs and locations to help you with identification.

Download July’s bloom guideand a map.

Due to anticipated crowds in the Meatpacking District and Chelsea for the Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks, the High Line will close at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, July 4 in cooperation with the New York City Police Department and the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation.

The High Line Merchandise and Membership Cart and High Line Food Partners will close at approximately 5:00 PM.

Regular park hours will resume on Thursday, July 5.

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This is the first season that we are offering both sweet and savory food at the High Line, and we want to SEE what you think.

What are you eating? What is your favorite spot on the High Line to enjoy a snack or meal? Who are you bringing with you? Which one of our food vendors is your favorite?

Share your photos on Twitter and Instagram, and use the hashtag #shareameal and @highlinenyc. Every month we’ll choose a few of our favorites to treat to a free meal from Terroir at The Porch!

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Join us on Wednesday, June 27, from 7:00 – 9:00 PM, for ¡Arriba! – the first in a monthly series of free community dance parties featuring New York City's best live Latin bands.

This week Orlando Marín, the Last Mambo King, and his brass ensemble blend salsa and merengue as the sun sets at the High Line.

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Summer hours take effect on Friday, June 1, with the park being open from 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM.

Relax on the 23rd Street Lawn, enjoy a snack from one of our food partners, or just take an evening stroll to celebrate the beginning of the summer season.

Follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for the latest information and operational updates.

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Commissioned by High Line Art, artist Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari present the fourth work in a series for HIGH LINE BILLBOARD, the 25-by-75 foot billboard next to the High Line at West 18th Street and 10th Avenue.

As part of their publication Toilet Paper, the two artists selected an image that at first perfectly blends in with nearby advertisements, but when viewed carefully, encourages a variety of free associations.

The work will be on view through Friday, June 29, 2012 Sunday, July 1, 2012. Read more. For all the latest news and updates, you can now follow High Line Art on Twitter!

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Join us on Monday, June 18 for a free public talk on the Bloomingdale Trail, a three mile-long elevated railway in the heart of Chicago that is being transformed into a new public space.

We are pleased to welcome The Trust for Public Land and Friends of the Bloomingdale Trail for a presentation and discussion with Co-Founder Robert Hammond, followed by a reception with Chicago-style hot dogs and jazz music. Get details

Due to anticipated crowds in Chelsea for the New York City Pride festivities, the High Line will close at 6:00 PM on Sunday, June 24 in cooperation with the New York City Police Department and the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation.

The High Line Field Station, High Line Merchandise and Membership Cart, and High Line Food Partners will close at approximately 5:00 PM.

Regular park hours will resume on Monday, June 25.

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We’ve invited teens from around the city to turn the High Line into their stage during Step to the High Line, a four-day festival of step performances celebrating the power and energy of the our city’s youth. The festival begins on Wednesday, June 13, and culminates with a showcase and workshop on Saturday, June 16.

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Join us tonight at 6:00 PM when celebrated choreographer Simone Forti will present her famous 1961 experimental dance work Huddle, along the pathway of the High Line. A group of dancers will form a huddle that will move along the High Line with one dancer after the other detaching from the group, climbing on the human formation, and reuniting with the huddle.

This event begins at 6:00 PM on the High Line under The Standard, New York.

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