It’s that time again: The uniquely New York phenomenon of Manhattanhenge — when the setting sun is in perfect alignment with the NYC street grid — is back both tonight and tomorrow (7/12 & 7/13). Tonight is the “full” sun at 8:23 pm and Saturday is the “half” sun at 8:24 pm (both times are [...]
It’s that time again: The uniquely New York phenomenon of Manhattanhenge — when the setting sun is in perfect alignment with the NYC street grid — is back both tonight and tomorrow (5/28 & 5/29). Tonight is the “half” sun at 8:16 pm and Wednesday is the “full” sun at 8:15 pm (both times are [...]
One more event of note tomorrow (Saturday, 5/18): The Central Park Conservancy is holding their free annual On A Wing Festival. Activities include interacting with various birds of prey, bird shows, and bird walks.
If you’re looking to exercise your green thumb, the West 75th Street Block Association is holding their annual Planting Day on Saturday (5/18). Projects will take place on W. 75th between Columbus and Central Park West, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm.
Well this must have been more than a little embarrassing… A couple fell out of a row boat and into the Central Park lake yesterday afternoon, drawing a rather large FDNY and NYPD response, including helicopters, to the scene.
If you’re looking to for a volunteer opportunity and aren’t afraid to get your hands dirty, the Riverside Park Conservancy is looking for people to help out with various projects this Saturday (5/18) for It’s My Park Day. Volunteers are needed between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm at various locations around the park.
RELATED: SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS: Free Zumba & Tai Chi Classes In Riverside Park If you’re looking to get in shape this summer but don’t like being stuck indoors at the gym, the Central Park Conservancy is offering free bi-weekly fitness classes in the park from now through August. The classes make use of various park [...]
New York News | NYC Breaking News It sounds like something out of a cheesy horror flick: A killer fish with the head of a snake and jagged teeth that devours everything in its path and — gasp! — breathes air and can live on land. Except… it’s real. And apparently it’s invading the waters [...]
It’s the first Friday of the month, which means it’s time for the free “Time’s Up” monthly moonlight bike ride through Central Park. If you’re looking for a casual nighttime trek through trough the park, the action starts at 10:00 pm (skilled rollerbladers welcome too). Tonight’s forecast looks great, with clear skies and temperatures in [...]
WEATHER UPDATE, 5/3: From the Columbia Astronomy Outreach website at 12:30 pm: “WEATHER FORECAST: GOOD – TELESCOPE OBSERVING LIKELY” Great free event at Columbia tomorrow night (Friday, 5/3): Columbia Astronomy Outreach is hosting their bi-weekly stargazing and astronomy lecture series from 8:00 – 10:00 pm. It’s a 30 minute talk followed by 90 minutes of stargazing [...]
It’s time for weekend #2 of the West Side Community Garden’s annual tulip festival. There’s a chance of some rain overnight, but the forecast for Saturday and Sunday looks to be decent (thought not as warm as today).
If you’re looking for a family activity tomorrow morning (Saturday, 4/20), Central Park is holding its annual Family Volunteer Day: “Help prepare the grounds for another beautiful spring and summer season with a mulching project. The Conservancy’s horticultural volunteer coordinators will guide the project and provide you with tools and gloves.”