December 10, 2018

Snow Removal on the High Line

In New York City, snow is divisive. There are those who awe at the weatherly marvel, and those who see the fluff as a nuisance and disruption. No matter...

Snow Removal on the High Line

December 10, 2018

In New York City, snow is divisive. There are those who awe at the weatherly marvel, and those who see the fluff as a nuisance and disruption. No matter what side you’re on, snowfall this time of year is inevitable.

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November 24, 2017

#OptOutside Instead This Black Friday

By Nancy Harwood

Over the last three years, nearly 8 million people have chosen to #OptOutside instead of joining the shopping frenzy that is Black Friday. Started by...

#OptOutside Instead This Black Friday

By Nancy Harwood | November 24, 2017

Over the last three years, nearly 8 million people have chosen to #OptOutside instead of joining the shopping frenzy that is Black Friday. Started by REI, one of Friends of the High Line’s longest standing partners, the #OptOutside...

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November 1, 2017

From Frozen Turkeys to Park Visitors: A History of What the High Line Carried

By Madeline Berg

At the height of its activity, the High Line was one of the city’s most prominent food distributors, delivering processed meat and baked goods to...

From Frozen Turkeys to Park Visitors: A History of What the High Line Carried

By Madeline Berg | November 1, 2017

At the height of its activity, the High Line was one of the city’s most prominent food distributors, delivering processed meat and baked goods to hungry New Yorkers.Kalmbach Publishing Company As anyone who has had to pull off a...

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October 26, 2017

The History of “Death Avenue”

By Madeline Berg

Not just an urban legend, West Side Cowboys rode in front of trains to warn pedestrians and traffic of the oncoming rail.Kalmbach Publishing Company...

The History of “Death Avenue”

By Madeline Berg | October 26, 2017

Not just an urban legend, West Side Cowboys rode in front of trains to warn pedestrians and traffic of the oncoming rail.Kalmbach Publishing Company It’s hard to imagine that beneath the calm refuge that is now the High Line once...

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August 10, 2017

Green Council: Learning to be the Next Generation of Urban Gardeners

By Cristian, Green Council Leader

During this year’s summer intensive, Green Council members worked at four different sites. Members worked on the High Line with their fellow...

Green Council: Learning to be the Next Generation of Urban Gardeners

By Cristian, Green Council Leader | August 10, 2017

During this year’s summer intensive, Green Council members worked at four different sites. Members worked on the High Line with their fellow gardeners, at P.S. 33 establishing a garden for children to learn and cultivate in, with...

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June 29, 2017

Teen Night: Look Back At It!

By Quinton D. Knight

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” -Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher Time travel with us on July...

Teen Night: Look Back At It!

By Quinton D. Knight | June 29, 2017

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” -Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher Time travel with us on July 12 from 6 – 9 pm as we “look back” at the history of New York from...

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June 20, 2017

Introducing the High Line Network

Twenty years ago, transforming an industrial relic into a public park seemed like a far-fetched idea. But by collaborating with an array of community...

Introducing the High Line Network

June 20, 2017

Twenty years ago, transforming an industrial relic into a public park seemed like a far-fetched idea. But by collaborating with an array of community leaders, organizations, elected officials, and supporters, we were able to create an...

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May 1, 2017

High Line Bloomers: Green Council’s Spring Break Intensive Experience

By Darnell and Stephanie, Green Council Leaders

Spring has sprung: flowers are blooming, birds are returning, and Green Council members are getting their first taste of the summer work ahead of them....

High Line Bloomers: Green Council’s Spring Break Intensive Experience

By Darnell and Stephanie, Green Council Leaders | May 1, 2017

Spring has sprung: flowers are blooming, birds are returning, and Green Council members are getting their first taste of the summer work ahead of them. During their spring break, Green Council worked on the High Line with the gardeners...

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April 19, 2017

Green Council Welcomes Spring on the High Line

By Myrna Cabán Lezcano

The 2017 Green Council cohort participates in their first Cutback day on the park. Spring has finally arrived on the High Line! Led by High Line...

Green Council Welcomes Spring on the High Line

By Myrna Cabán Lezcano | April 19, 2017

The 2017 Green Council cohort participates in their first Cutback day on the park. Spring has finally arrived on the High Line! Led by High Line Educators, Green Council is a paid education and job-training program that offers local...

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March 28, 2017

Participatory Budgeting: Grassroots Democracy at Work

By Myrna Cabán Lezcano

How would you spend $1 million? That’s the question New York City’s Participatory Budgeting (PB) process asks residents in more than 30...

Participatory Budgeting: Grassroots Democracy at Work

By Myrna Cabán Lezcano | March 28, 2017

How would you spend $1 million? That’s the question New York City’s Participatory Budgeting (PB) process asks residents in more than 30 districts all around the city. PB is a democratic process in which community members...

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