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New High Line Art Billboard Debuts Today


Baseball season has arrived at the High Line, thanks to a new High Line Art installation by Raymond Pettibon.

The artist’s drawing, pictured above, is being installed on HIGH LINE BILLBOARD at West 18th Street today. The work, named No Title (Safe he called…), shows the Boston Red Sox and the Brooklyn Dodgers and evokes the decades-old competition between the East and West Coasts. It will be on view through Monday, July 1.

Learn more about the artist and his work for the High Line. .

Tickets for Carol Bove’s Caterpillar to Be Released June 18


Mark your calendars — on Tuesday, June 18 at 4:00 PM we will begin taking reservations for tickets to see Caterpillar, Carol Bove’s installation of seven sculptures on the High Line at the Rail Yards.

Tickets will be available for walks taking place between Thursday, August 8 and Saturday, September 28. This High Line Art installation presents the last opportunity to see the rail yards section of the elevated railway before it opens as public parkland in 2014.

Tickets are free, and advance reservations are required, so be sure to reserve your spot early. The last batch of tickets was reserved within three days of release!

Visit www.thehighline.org to reserve tickets.

Beyond the High Line: Transforming the City of Brotherly Love


This year’s Beyond the High Line series kicks off on Monday, June 24 with Philadelphia’s Reading Viaduct.

Just like the High Line, the Reading Viaduct’s freight rail traffic ceased operations in the 1980s. Nature has since taken over, covering the tracks with self-seeded grasses and shrubs, as pictured above.

Now the High Line is serving as a platform for Philadelphia leaders to present their vision for the Reading Viaduct’s reuse.

Join us for a free public talk on the High Line to learn about the movement to transform the Reading Viaduct into public open space. Get location, time, and more details

Brooklyn Soda Works to Open the High Line’s First Soda Bar

Brooklyn Soda Works — a favorite from the borough’s DIY food scene — is coming to Manhattan to open the High Line’s first soda bar.

Founded in 2010 by Antonio Ramos and Caroline Mak, Brooklyn Soda Works offers carbonated juices made fresh by hand with adventurous combinations of seasonal fruit and herbs. The company will make its High Line debut on Monday, July 1, and will be open daily at West 15th Street through September.

Stop by to try refreshing flavors like Lemongrass & Lime; Tart Cherry & Thai Basil, and Apple & Ginger. Enjoy $1 off your cup on opening day!

Brooklyn Soda Works is the latest vendor to join the dynamic group of food entrepreneurs operating seasonal outposts at the High Line. Get details

Shop Now: Must-Have High Line Gifts for Dad


Father’s Day is almost here. Check out our Dad-approved bestsellers.

High Line Hoodie
This soft charcoal grey pullover will soften the toughest Dad. It’s perfect for that quick trip to the store, or a nap on the couch.

High Line Hat
Cut from the softest cotton, this navy blue cap is popular with that Dad going for the laid-back look.

Walking the High Line
The nature-loving dad will enjoy Joel Sternfeld’s vivid photographs of the High Line while drinking his morning cup of coffee.

High Line Umbrella
For those days when not even rain will stop him from taking his daily walk in the park, give Dad our best-selling wind-proof umbrella.

Shop for Dad at the High Line Shop. Purchase gifts online, or stop by the merchandise cart on the High Line at West 14th Street, which is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, through the fall.

Every purchase supports the High Line.

Highlights from the Web



High Line Blog
Moving On: A Special Tribute to Danya



Facebook
Rejoice NYC: the 23rd Street Lawn is now open for the season!



Twitter
Curbed takes a look at the High Line in the 1990s



Flickr
Where advertisements once were, people are now framed by the 26th Street Viewing Spur



Instagram
Water droplet reflections on a café table on the Diller – von Furstenberg Sundeck

Join or Renew Today, and Get Your Member Eco-Tote

We’re almost ready for those perfect summer days on the High Line!

Our favorite food carts have returned. We’ve got ambitious plans for new artwork, programs, and events. And the weather is perfect for soaking up the summer sun.

But if you haven’t yet made your 2013 membership gift, we still need your help! Each year, we must provide more than 90% of the park’s operating support — and we couldn’t do it without members like you. Plus, you’ll also receive a special member thank-you gift when you join or renew today — our limited-edition member High Line eco-tote.

Get your tote now, and sustain the park you love!





Friends of the High Line
529 West 20th Street, Suite 8W
New York, NY 10011
(212) 206-9922
info@thehighline.org

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The High Line is managed by a partnership between Friends of the High Line and the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation

Images, from top to bottom: Steven Severinghaus; Ramond Pettibon / David Zwirner, New York/London; Timothy Schenck, Rick Darke; Brooklyn Soda Works; Friends of the High Line, Friends of the High Line


SUPPORT
High Line Art is presented by Friends of the High Line and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. High Line Art is made possible by Donald R. Mullen, Jr. and The Brown Foundation, Inc. of Houston, with additional support from the Concordia Foundation, and Vital Projects Fund, Inc. High Line Art is supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Beyond the High Line is supported by The Seed Fund, and presented by Friends of the High Line in partnership with Next City.


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