Get ready for real spring weather with these beautiful photos from the High Line’s Instagram account

Can it be? Is the rain and cold finally over? Let’s hope so.

Hey…did anyone else notice that big yellow thing in the sky this afternoon? Kind of round and shiny, feels like it's generating warmth of some kind? (Also: The sky is blue! WTF?) We're struggling to remember, but it seems kind of familiar, like maybe we've seen it before, what feels like years ago. The…sun? Was that what it was called?

Yes, after one of the coldest, snowiest winters in living memory, and directly following the tenth-rainiest day New York has ever seen, the weather is finally doing us a solid. Who knows, if it manages to go another few days without a freak monsoon or a lightning storm that also rains poison frogs, we might even dare to go outside. And if we do, we're going to The High Line, because looking at its always-lovely Instagram account is one of the few things that have kept us sane this year. Take a look at some of its best shots below, and don't forget to check out our guide to the best places to eat at our favorite elevated park.

Even in this morning’s gross fog, it looked beautiful.

Flowers! Remember them? A bit like bare, leafless trees, only smaller and more colorful, with better smells.

And blossom, too! Madness!

That whole “spring” thing is all coming back to us.

You can’t have a rainbow without the rain, unfortunately. (The clue’s in the name.)

Can you feel it yet? Being outdoors without shivering! Amazing!

This just makes us happy in every possible way.

Did we mention our guide to the best Highline eats?

S’up, spring. We missed you.

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Editor: Marley Lynch (@marleyasinbob)

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