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  • NAME Haley Friedlich
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The High Line’s New Art Commission from Jeff Koons

The New York Times’ City Room blog reports excited news for thrill seekers and adventure enthusiasts. Friends of the High Line, the managing group of the park, is reportedly in talks with famed artist Jeff Koons and the details are sure to terrify. In a good way. Indeed, the commission in question will not be one of Koons’ signature balloon animal sculptures but rather a replica of a 1943 Baldwin 2900 train locomotive, in its full size, dangling over the walkway from a crane.

Haute 100 New York Updates: Jets Owner Woody Johnson Stands Behind Sanchez

New York Jets owner and Haute 100 lister Woody Johnson reenforced his support of quarterback Mark Sanchez. Johnson spoke to ESPN and the Daily News at the NFL owners meetings and said, “We have, obviously, a lot of confidence in Mark. We wouldn’t have signed him to an extension if we didn’t have great confidence in his ability, particularly in the New York market.”