SATURDAY 1/18: Free Central Park Ice Festival

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, the annual Central Park Ice Festival will take place on Saturday afternoon. The crowd-pleasing event is free and has proven to be popular with both kids and adults alike.

WEDNESDAY 4/10: “Central To Spring” — Free Music & Fireworks In Central Park

It’s 69 degrees as I write this and today’s high is supposed to reach 76. Spring has definitely sprung. To celebrate, the Central Park Conservancy is holding their first annual Central To Spring event tomorrow (Wednesday, 4/10), featuring free music, refreshments, and fireworks.

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 8/28/12

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Tuesday, August 28th, 2012…

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 8/16/12

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Thursday, August 16th, 2012…

October 2011 Bagel Bark — Saturday Morning At Cherry Hill In Central Park

This month’s “Bagel Bark” is being held Saturday morning from 7:30 to 9:00 am at Cherry Hill (mid-Park at 72nd, just west of Bethesda Terrace). Join other Central Park-area dog owners during off-leash hours for coffee, juice, pastries, and bagels (of course) – all courtesy of Central Park Conservancy’s Central Park PAWS.

Free Food, Music, Demonstrations, & More At Korea Day In Central Park — TODAY Until 7 PM

Negelected to mention this earlier, but today marks the 2nd annual celebration of Korea Day in Central Park. There’s free food, music, demonstrations and more.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings

Central Park food options keep getting better and better: Fatty Crew’s first food cart has found a permanent home at the Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Best Of Central Park

NearSay contributor Toni Cruthirds recently had a nice round-up of some of the best features of Central Park. I have to admit, somewhat sheepishly, that most of my visits to Central Park have revolved around softball or baseball. When I lived in the East 30s it was just too far away to make the trek [...]