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July 30, 2014

The Splendor of the Summer Garden

The High Line’s gardens are lush with blooms and green growth in the summer. Photo by Juan Valentin There’s nothing like a brutal, overlong...

The Splendor of the Summer Garden

July 30, 2014

The High Line’s gardens are lush with blooms and green growth in the summer. Photo by Juan Valentin There’s nothing like a brutal, overlong winter to make one appreciate a summer garden. On those days when the sun is hot and...

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July 28, 2014

Staff Spotlight: A Day with Gardener John Gunderson

By Christian Barclay

Gardener John Gunderson has been with Friends of the High Line since 2011. Photo by Friends of the High Line While the High Line is meant to look like a...

Staff Spotlight: A Day with Gardener John Gunderson

By Christian Barclay | July 28, 2014

Gardener John Gunderson has been with Friends of the High Line since 2011. Photo by Friends of the High Line While the High Line is meant to look like a wild landscape, it requires an extraordinary amount of work to maintain the plant...

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July 28, 2014

Plant of the Week: Harlequin Glorybower

By Marek Punzak

In late summer, Clerodendrum trichotomum‘s tubular white flowers fill the air with their sweet fragrance. Photo by Friends of the High Line The...

Plant of the Week: Harlequin Glorybower

By Marek Punzak | July 28, 2014

In late summer, Clerodendrum trichotomum‘s tubular white flowers fill the air with their sweet fragrance. Photo by Friends of the High Line The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up...

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July 25, 2014

Photo of the Week: A New York Times Article, Two Residents, and a Historic Community Board Meeting

By Erika Harvey

Friends of the High Line Co-founders Joshua David (left) and Robert Hammond (right) on the Rail Yards section of the High Line in 2001. Photo by Joel...

Photo of the Week: A New York Times Article, Two Residents, and a Historic Community Board Meeting

By Erika Harvey | July 25, 2014

Friends of the High Line Co-founders Joshua David (left) and Robert Hammond (right) on the Rail Yards section of the High Line in 2001. Photo by Joel Sternfeld, courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York On this day 15 years...

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July 21, 2014

Plant of the Week: Sea Lavender

By Marek Pundzak

The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the...

Plant of the Week: Sea Lavender

By Marek Pundzak | July 21, 2014

The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 300 species of perennials, grasses...

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July 21, 2014

Celebrating the Hardworking Honeybee

By Erika Harvey

A honeybee enjoys a visit to the High Line.Steven Severinghaus In anticipation of High Line Honey Day on July 30, we’re exploring the world of...

Celebrating the Hardworking Honeybee

By Erika Harvey | July 21, 2014

A honeybee enjoys a visit to the High Line.Steven Severinghaus In anticipation of High Line Honey Day on July 30, we’re exploring the world of honeybees. We invited Dan Carr, Assistant Livestock Manager at Stone Barns Center for...

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July 21, 2014

Celebrating the Hardworking Honeybee

By Erika Harvey

A honeybee enjoys a visit to the High Line. Photo by Steven Severinghaus In anticipation of High Line Honey Day on July 30, we’re exploring the world...

Celebrating the Hardworking Honeybee

By Erika Harvey | July 21, 2014

A honeybee enjoys a visit to the High Line. Photo by Steven Severinghaus In anticipation of High Line Honey Day on July 30, we’re exploring the world of honeybees. We invited Dan Carr, Assistant Livestock Manager at Stone Barns Center...

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July 21, 2014

Plant of the Week: Sea Lavender

By Marek Punzak

The lovely sea lavender (Limonium platyphyllum) is in bloom on the High Line. Photo by Friends of the High Line The High Line’s planting design is...

Plant of the Week: Sea Lavender

By Marek Punzak | July 21, 2014

The lovely sea lavender (Limonium platyphyllum) is in bloom on the High Line. 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...

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July 18, 2014

Photo of the Week: Over the Moon

By Erika Harvey

On Friday evening and early Saturday morning this past week, New Yorkers were treated to a larger-than-life moon, or “supermoon.” Photo by Mike...

Photo of the Week: Over the Moon

By Erika Harvey | July 18, 2014

On Friday evening and early Saturday morning this past week, New Yorkers were treated to a larger-than-life moon, or “supermoon.” Photo by Mike Tschappat High Line Photographer Mike Tschappat captured this striking photo of a...

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July 16, 2014

Meet the 2014 Teen Arts Council

By Emily Pinkowitz

The Teen Arts Council: Our group is small; our vision is big – taking Friends of the High Line into the future! Photo by Friends of the High Line This...

Meet the 2014 Teen Arts Council

By Emily Pinkowitz | July 16, 2014

The Teen Arts Council: Our group is small; our vision is big – taking Friends of the High Line into the future! Photo by Friends of the High Line This blog post was written by Teen Arts Council members William Natal, Eva Polanco, and...

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