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New High Line Merchandise Designed by Diane von Furstenberg


Check out an exclusive collection of limited-edition apparel and products created by Diane von Furstenberg for the High Line.

The collection, which is the first created by a fashion designer for the High Line, includes men and women’s cotton tees, a lightweight gauze scarf, a sunhat, a canvas tote bag, magnets, and a notebook set. All pieces feature original illustrations from Diane, along with the phrase, “Dreams come true on the High Line.”

View the apparel and merchandise

The collection is available for purchase from the High Line Web Shop and the High Line Merchandise Cart, which is open Wednesday through Sunday on the High Line at West 16th Street between 11:00 AM and 5:30 PM.

One hundred percent of the proceeds support the ongoing maintenance and operations of the High Line.

September Bloom List Now Available

Make the most of your next visit to the park, and download September’s High Line Bloom List. Our free monthly bloom lists feature plant names and full-color photos to help you identify seasonal flowers and foliage along the entire High Line.

Download September’s bloom list

For even more information about the park’s plants, check out our High Line Plant Guide, a full-color, fold-out map of the High Line’s twelve distinct landscape zones, along with images and horticultural information about more than 70 of the park’s most popular plants. Purchase your copy by visiting the High Line Web Shop or the High Line Merchandise Cart on the High Line.

Honey Day at the High Line


Taste your way through New York City’s honey offerings during Honey Day at the High Line, a pop-up artisanal honey market with free tastings and interactive educational activities for all ages on Wednesday, September 12.

Join us on the High Line between 2:00 and 6:00 PM to check out Brooklyn Grange Farm’s demonstration hive, meet urban beekeepers, taste and compare local honeys, and try out special food offerings available for purchase from L’Arte del Gelato, Bark, Melt Bakery, and People’s Pops.

Activities and tastings are free and open to visitors of all ages. Get locations and more details

Play With Your Food Every Wednesday in September


Kids and their caregivers are invited to create yummy snacks and pick up healthy eating tips and tricks during Play With Your Food, a weekly drop-in program every Wednesday between 3:30 and 5:00 PM on the High Line in September.

Each week we feature a different chef from the High Line’s food vendors. Next week, La Newyorkina’s Fany Gerson will teach kids how to make their own parfaits topped with honey granola in celebration of Honey Day at the High Line.

Get location and more details

High Line Art: Take Part in Jennifer West’s Performance

Los Angeles-based artist Jennifer West is known for altering her films with unusual materials, like eyeliner, whiskey, and hot sauce.

On Thursday, September 13, she will take her work to a whole new level at the High Line, where she will adhere a mile-long 35mm filmstrip to the park’s pathway. Visitors can help etch the film strip with shoes, heels, and hand prints. Make sure to wear your favorite stilettos, sneakers, combat boots, or other shoes to make your mark.

Get performance details and learn more about Jennifer West

After next week’s interactive performance, the marked-up filmstrip will be treated with other materials and actions, and then transferred to high-definition digital format in preparation for the film to be screened on the High Line in October.

High Line Events & Happenings


CHEFS DINNER
Tickets are on sale for the High Line Chefs Dinner, our signature fall fundraising event that brings together celebrated chefs from our neighborhood for an unforgettable evening. Buy tickets

HORTICULTURE WALKING TOUR
Join High Line Gardener Kaspar Wittlinger this Saturday at 11:30 AM to learn about surprising everyday uses of plants found growing on the High Line. Buy tickets

HIGH LINE TALK
Lowline Co-Founders Dan Barasch and James Ramsey are coming to the High Line on Monday, September 10 to present plans to turn an old trolley tunnel into an underground park. Get details

FREE FILM SCREENING
Join us at 7:00 PM on Thursday, September 13 to watch Wild Style, an indie film about New York hip-hop music and 1980s street culture, and meet director Charlie Ahearn. Get details

NEW HIGH LINE ART
Two new artworks debut next week at the High Line: Virginia Overton’s pickup truck installation and Cinthia Marcelle’s video series on HIGH LINE CHANNEL 14. Learn more

WORK AT THE HIGH LINE
We are now accepting applications for full- and part-time positions at Friends of the High Line. View the list of the available positions and download the job descriptions.

Highlights from the Web

Here are the past few weeks’ most popular items from the High Line Blog, Facebook, and Twitter.

High Line Blog
Happy Birthday John Cage



Facebook
Photo Essay: High Line Teen Picks presented by AT&T



Twitter
The Harlequin glorybower shrubs are blooming near Gansevoort Street.

Give Monthly: Become a Highliner

Highliners are a core group of members who provide essential sustaining support to the park each and every month.

When you join the Highliners with a monthly pledge, you will support the park in the most effective way possible. Your gift will be automatically charged to your credit or debit card each month, reducing paper and administrative costs, and allowing more of your support to go directly to the High Line.

You'll also be recognized with great benefits, including all of the benefits of membership, and special recognition as a Highliner in our newsletter. Plus, when you join today, you'll also receive a stainless-steel Highliners water bottle!

Make your pledge and become a Highliner today!

Not ready to give monthly? You can also help sustain the park with a one-time special gift



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: Bryan Hou; Liz Ligon; Barry Munger; Honey Day photos by (clockwise from right) Kiersten Chou, Friends of the High Line, and Melissa Mansur; Nicole Franzen; Jennifer West; Friends of the High Line


SUPPORT
Toyota is the Presenting Sponsor of the High Line Plant Guide and the monthly bloom guides.

Honey Day at the High Line is presented by Friends of the High Line in partnership with Brooklyn Grange Farm.

Leading support for High Line Kids is provided by MetLife Foundation and the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, with additional support from the Concordia Foundation, the Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, and, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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., with additional support from 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.

Rail Yards Weekends are presented by UNIQLO.

Beyond the High Line is presented by Friends of the High Line in partnership with the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and The Trust for Public Land.

AT&T is the Lead Corporate Sponsor of Community Engagement at Friends of the High Line, with additional support from the Nathan Cummings Foundation.

The High Line Art screening of John Cage’s One11 and 103 on HIGH LINE CHANNEL 14 is presented by Friends of the High Line in partnership with Electronic Arts Intermix.

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