I Finally Checked Out That ‘High Line’ Thing That New Yorkers Are Going Bonkers About…

High Line under building

I live in New York.

That means that for the past several years I have had to listen to everyone gush about the High Line.

What’s the “High Line?”

The “High Line” is an old railroad track on the lower West Side that was recently converted into a park.

It’s a bit strange to hear people gush about a park–especially a long, thin park.

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title=”And beleaguered hedge fund mogul Phil Falcone and his wife Lisa Marie bought us a “Flyover.””
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title=”Some of the buildings that you walk under on the High Line have massive food halls stashed underneath them.”
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title=”Soon, you find yourself on an elevated metal boardwalk that, itself, is floating above the elevated metal High Line.”
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title=”In this section, you sort of feel like you stepped into Ray Bradbury’s “Sound Of Thunder”–a story about time-travelling hunters who go back in time to shoot dinosaurs but have to tromp around on a special floating path because if they touch anything it might screw up history. (You guessed it–one of them freaks out and runs off the path and screws up history.)”
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title=”You don’t have to worry about that on the High Line, though. Those aren’t prehistoric plants. And if you accidentally squish a butterfly, you won’t rewrite history.”
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title=”You can do people-watching on the High Line.”
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title=”And you know what else I discovered?”
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title=”People-watching is fun on the High Line, but it’s actually not as much fun as people-LISTENING.”
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title=”If you just stand in one place for a while on the High Line, all these people walk by.”
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title=”And you can catch snippets of their conversations.”
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title=”Not a LOT of their conversations. (You wouldn’t want to catch a LOT of their conversations, because then you’d feel like a creep. Or a spy.)”
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title=”You can just catch a snippet of their conversations.”
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title=”And that’s surprisingly entertaining.”
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title=”Because, from that snippet of conversation, you can think about what they might be talking about, what kind of people they might be, where they might be from, what their lives might be like.”
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title=”And you can appreciate the fact that, out of 7 billion lives in the world, yours have momentarily intersected–and that this will probably be the only time, ever, that they will intersect.”
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title=”For example, here are some snippets of conversations I heard as I stood in one place and did some people-listening on the High Line (Eyes and camera averted, of course, to protect the innocent)”
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title=””It’s always heartburn. Whatever happens, he thinks it’s heartburn.””
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title=””I’ve only seen ‘Fargo’ once. It’s VERY dark.””
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title=””We’ll take it slow and see how it goes.””
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title=””And then… And then…!! [In Japanese]”
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title=””Honestly, I would. Like, deep down, I think I would…””
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title=””She used to live in Philly. She went to California–I think for her fiance, before they broke up.””
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title=””Does it impact your life? Well…””
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title=””And then somebody stepped right in it!””
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title=””I got back on the bus, and they were like, ‘You don’t know him!’ And I was like, ‘I don’t have to know him to know his head was in my bag!””
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title=”The bummer about the High Line is that, eventually, you come to the end.”
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title=”You start going around this corner (exciting!) and then, suddenly, there’s a fence, and the High Line just ends.”
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title=”That’s because they haven’t finished building the High Line yet. There’s a whole new section that they’re working on.”
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title=”The rest of the High Line won’t be done for a while yet, though. So when you reach the fence, there’s nothing to do but peer through it for a while…and then turn around and walk back.”
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title=”So that’s the High Line. It’s cool. I’m glad I went. I’m a fan. I think I get why everyone’s so bonkers about it. And now…”
content=”…I would like to tell you about some things that surprised me on my American Airlines international economy class flight >
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