Annual Central Park Film Festival Starts Tonight (Thursday, 8/22); Five Nights Of Free Outdoor Movies

The rain is gone and the sky is getting sunny just in time… Tonight (Thursday, 8/22) marks the start of the the 11th annual Central Park Conservancy Film Festival. There will be free screenings in the park, under the stars, for the next five nights (through Monday, 8/26).

10th Annual Central Park Film Festival Starts Tuesday (8/21); Five Nights Of Free Outdoor Movies

Tomorrow (Tuesday, 8/21) marks the start of the the 10th annual Central Park Conservancy Film Festival. There will be free screenings in the park, under the stars, for five nights in a row (Tuesday through Saturday). The films featured in this year’s festival celebrate “cult classic films: movies whose unique ability to excite, inspire, and [...]

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 8/26/11

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Friday, August 26th, 2011… Godiva Chocolate Store Clearance Sale 2325 broadway (between 84th & 85th) 10:00 am – 9:00 pm 25% – 50% off Summer On The Hudson Lunchtime Listen: Columbia University Jazztet West Harlem Piers (Hudson River & 125th) 11:00 am – 1:00 pm FREE Timbuk2 [...]

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 8/25/11

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Thursday, August 25th, 2011… Walking Tour: Manhattan Adirondacks Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, Central Park 12:00 – 1:00 pm FREE Summer On The Hudson: Uptown Open Summer Edition With Harlem Stage & Urban Word NYC West Harlem Piers Park (Hudson River & 125th) 5:00 – 6:30 pm [...]

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 8/24/11

A baker’s dozen of free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Wednesday, August 24th, 2011… Open House At The Seneca Village Excavations Central Park (near West 85th) 10:00 am – 3:00 pm FREE Film: Capote (2005, Philip Seymour Hoffman) Riverside Branch, New York Public Library (127 Amsterdam, between 65th & 66th) 11:00 am FREE [...]

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 8/23/11

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011… Walking Tour: Amble Through The Ramble Belevedere Castle, Central Park 12:00 – 1:00 pm FREE Classic Film: The Taming Of The Shrew (1967, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton) New York Public Library For The Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam, between 64th & 65th) 2:30 pm [...]

Free 9th Annual Central Park Conservancy Film Festival Opens Tomorrow

Tomorrow marks the start of the the ninth annual Central Park Conservancy Film Festival. The films featured in this year’s festival celebrate great musicians and the best in popular music, with each night showcasing a different musical icon.

Central Park Photos of the Day

Above, summer in Central Park continued last weekend with many relaxing, enjoying the weather, and having some fun.  A bucket of soapy water leads to some big beautiful bubbles near Bethesda Fountain (mid-park, near 72nd) last weekend.  Thanks to @isardasorensen for the photo. Click through for another way New Yorkers enjoyed the summer in Central [...]