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May is a beautiful time to visit the High Line.

The landscape is filled with fresh green growth and spring blooms. New artworks are installed throughout the park. The High Line’s food vendors are open daily, with delicious snacks for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Each week there are free tours, stargazing, and activities for adults and kids alike.

Make the most of your next visit. Download a free High Line Guide, the May Bloom List, and the latest High Line Art Map to guide your trip. Check out the High Line’s food vendors to plan a meal at the park.

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Presented by Friends of the High Line, High Line Art has invited Dutch artist Guido von der Werve to show his 9-minute video – Nummer negen, the day I didn’t turn with the world – at the park.

The film, which features time-lapse photography taken over a 24-hour period at the North Pole, is projected daily on a loop within the 14th Street Passage, on the High Line at West 14th Street.

Learn more about the artist and get details about HIGH LINE CHANNEL 14.

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The High Line’s spring hours begin on Monday, April 1. The park will be open daily, from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM through the spring season.

Learn more about the High Line’s recovery effort from Hurricane Sandy.

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Visit the High Line in April, and you will find the park’s landscape on the cusp of a new growing season, with fresh green shoots and early spring bulbs are popping up in the planting beds.

To guide your next visit, download a free High Line Guide, the April Bloom List, and the latest High Line Art Map.

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Visit the High Line in March, and you will find the park’s landscape on the cusp of a new growing season, with fresh green shoots and early spring bulbs are popping up in the planting beds.

To guide your next visit, download a free High Line Guide, the March Bloom List, and the latest High Line Art Map.

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The High Line's plants are not trimmed back at the onset of cold weather in the fall. Instead they are left intact to provide structure, beauty, and habitat throughout the winter. That means when spring arrives, we work quickly to cut back the High Line’s more than 100,000 plants make way for fresh green growth.

With generous support from Google, REI, and Toyota, hundreds of volunteers help us get the job done. In March, High Line Gardeners work side-by-side with students, neighbors, and friends to ready the landscape for the upcoming growing season.

Stay up-to-date on the progress. Follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for photos from the field, or visit the High Line Blog for weekly updates.

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Stop by the High Line to view two popular High Line Art installations – Thomas Houseago's Lying Figure and the group exhibition Lilliput – before they are de-installed this month.

Houseago's bronze sculpture of a headless giant that rests between the High Line's original rail tracks will be de-installed on Friday, March 15. Inspired by Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, the monumental installation contrasts the small-scale Lilliput sculptures, which will be de-installed by Monday, April 1.

Download a free, printable High Line Art Map to guide your visit.

We are about to begin an exciting new chapter in the life of the High Line.

Friends of the High Line Co-Founder Robert Hammond today announced his intent to step down at the end of the year. Together with Co-Founder Joshua David, Robert has worked tirelessly for 14 years to build the High Line and make it into a beloved public space.

Read Robert’s letter to supporters

There will also be changes to the Board of Directors of Friends of the High Line. The Board has voted to elect John Alschuler and Catie Marron as Co-Chairs of the Board, and Board member Mario Palumbo as Vice Chair. Next year, John will step down from the chairmanship, and Catie will become the Board’s Chair.

Read the press release announcing the leadership transition

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The High Line is one mile in length, connecting three neighborhoods along the west side of Manhattan.

During snow and ice storms, portions of the High Line, or the entire High Line, may experience delayed openings, early closures, or complete closures to ensure visitor safety and to enable staff to clear the park’s pathways. Learn more about our process for clearing snow and ice.

Please visit the Park Information page or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter to stay up-to-date on delayed openings and park closures during inclement weather.

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February is a great time to visit the park. In keeping with Piet Oudolf’s vision, plants are left intact through the winter, rather than trimmed back as temperatures drop. This month you'll see winter blooms, like witch hazel pictured at right, set against dried grasses and seed heads from the past growing season.

Download our February Bloom List, a free printable guide with names and full-color photographs to help you identify plants during your next visit, and the High Line Art Map, featuring all the commissions currently on-view

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