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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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January 9, 2017

High Line Art Announces the High Line Plinth

By Brittney Seegers

You may have seen a recent article in The New York Times about the High Line Plinth—a new landmark destination for major public art commissions that...

High Line Art Announces the High Line Plinth

By Brittney Seegers | January 9, 2017

You may have seen a recent article in The New York Times about the High Line Plinth—a new landmark destination for major public art commissions that will be on the High Line at West 30th Street and 10th Avenue on the Spur, the new...

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August 31, 2016

Green Council’s Green Thumb: Green All Around

By Gustavo Moran

Throughout the summer, Green Council has made many accomplishments at various community gardens. We worked at Cultivate HKNY’s rooftop garden in...

Green Council’s Green Thumb: Green All Around

By Gustavo Moran | August 31, 2016

Throughout the summer, Green Council has made many accomplishments at various community gardens. We worked at Cultivate HKNY’s rooftop garden in Hell’s Kitchen, Wanaqua Garden in the Bronx, and P.S 33 Chelsea Prep. What made...

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August 9, 2016

Artivist Teen Night: Party with a Purpose

By Naomi Estevez

Unleash your inner artist-activist! Join the Teen Arts & Culture Council (TACC) at our Artivist Teen Night this August 11 from 5-9 PM on the High...

Artivist Teen Night: Party with a Purpose

By Naomi Estevez | August 9, 2016

Unleash your inner artist-activist! Join the Teen Arts & Culture Council (TACC) at our Artivist Teen Night this August 11 from 5-9 PM on the High Line at 10th Ave & 14th Street. Teens dancing to DJ Robi D Light at our Wanderland...

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July 7, 2016

A Teen Night Wanderland

By Naomi Estevez

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road can take you there.” ―Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Take a...

A Teen Night Wanderland

By Naomi Estevez | July 7, 2016

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road can take you there.” ―Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Take a journey with the Teen Arts and Culture Council (TACC) at our Wanderland Teen Night...

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July 6, 2016

The Importance of Youth Employment at Friends of the High Line

“While compensating interns is necessary, it is not sufficient,” writes Ford Foundation President and Friends of the High Line Board Member...

The Importance of Youth Employment at Friends of the High Line

July 6, 2016

“While compensating interns is necessary, it is not sufficient,” writes Ford Foundation President and Friends of the High Line Board Member Darren Walker in an op-ed that appeared in the July 5, 2016 edition of The New York...

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April 19, 2016

Learning on the Line: How Field Trips Enrich Classroom Teaching

By Katie Henry

Since 2009, Friends of the High Line has welcomed more than 21,000 students on field trips. Students come from all over the New York City area; some...

Learning on the Line: How Field Trips Enrich Classroom Teaching

By Katie Henry | April 19, 2016

Since 2009, Friends of the High Line has welcomed more than 21,000 students on field trips. Students come from all over the New York City area; some visit the park weekly, and others don’t even know there is a park above their...

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March 16, 2016

Learning on the Line: Using Oral Histories in the Classroom

Each month, Friends of the High Line invites local teachers and thinkers to write about how they incorporate the High Line into their curriculum. This...

Learning on the Line: Using Oral Histories in the Classroom

March 16, 2016

Each month, Friends of the High Line invites local teachers and thinkers to write about how they incorporate the High Line into their curriculum. This month, Lara Balarezo and Meg Lyons – second grade teachers at PS 33 Chelsea Prep in...

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December 24, 2015

From Tinder to Happily Ever After, and Everything in Between: Modern Romance on the High Line

By Erika Harvey

From missed connections to proposals; from swiping right to his and hers – or his and his or hers and hers – coordinated towels; from an...

From Tinder to Happily Ever After, and Everything in Between: Modern Romance on the High Line

By Erika Harvey | December 24, 2015

From missed connections to proposals; from swiping right to his and hers – or his and his or hers and hers – coordinated towels; from an unforgettable evening to growing old together, romance in the 21st Century takes many forms. If...

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