SATURDAY 1/25: Winter Jam NYC In Central Park — Free Skiing, Snowboarding & More

If yesterday’s snowfall has you itching to get your ski on, you’re in luck: Winter Jam NYC — the annual winter sport festival organized by the Parks Department — takes place this Saturday (1/25) in Central Park. The event will feature free skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, exhibition events and more. There’s even the “Iams Doggie Bowl” [...]

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.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY: NYC MulchFest 2014 — Tree Recycling & Free Mulch

Nothing says “early January” like a bunch of dead Christmas tree piled up on the sidewalk (or a temporary increase in people at the gym, swearing this year is going to be different). If you’re still clinging to your tree and trying to figure out what to do with it, take note that MulchFest 2014 [...]

2013 UWS CRIME STATISTICS: Felonies Down For The Year, Still Way Above 2011 Levels

With 2013 in the books, it’s time to take a look at Upper West Side crime statistics for the year that was. The good news is that neighborhood precincts showed a modest downturn in major crime during the year. Through December 29th, the 20th and 24th precincts — which cover 59th to 110th Streets, between [...]

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).

Free Jennifer Lopez Concert In Central Park Canceled; Replaced By Jason Derulo

Posted back in April that Jennifer Lopez would be performing a free concert in Central Park this Friday (7/19) as part of the 2013 GMA Summer Concert Series. Just a heads up for any J.Lo fans who had marked that date in their calendars — she is no longer scheduled to perform and has been [...]

MONDAY 7/15: Free New York Philharmonic Concert + Fireworks Show In Central Park

The hugely popular New York Philharmonic “Concerts In The Parks” series returns to Central Park tomorrow night, Monday 7/15. The free concert will be followed by a fireworks show.

FRIDAY MORNING 7/12: Free One Republic Concert In Central Park

The Good Morning America Summer Concert Series continues tomorrow morning with free performances by One Republic.

TUESDAY 7/9: Naumburg Orchestral Series Kicks Off 108th Season With Free Central Park Concert

If you’re looking for an outdoor activity tomorrow night (Tuesday, 7/9), the Naumburg Orchestral Concert Series is returning to Central Park to begin its 108th season. Tomorrow’s concert is the first of three (also 7/30 & 8/21), and will feature a performance by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.

FRIDAY MORNING 6/28: Free Demi Lovoto Concert In Central Park

The Good Morning America Summer Concert Series continues tomorrow morning with free performances by Demi Lovoto.