2011 Street Fairs Announced

Although it seems hard to believe that summer is around the corner while you bundle up for the seemingly millionth time this season, we really are getting close to warmer days.  Here’s another sign that we are approaching the warm season… Community Board 7 has announced a list of 2011 street fairs in the area.  [...]

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 [...]

SummerStage Winding Down

Believe it or not, the sun is setting earlier, the heat wave has started to break, and summer is starting to come to a close.  Another way to tell autumn may be upon us is by checking Central Park’s SummerStage schedule.  The series of free and benefit concerts, taking place at Rumsey Playfield (mid-park, near [...]

Summer Blockbusters at Symphony Space

Each Saturday in August, Symphony Space (Broadway at 95th) is screening a classic summer blockbuster.  If you feel like escaping the heat and enjoying a great flick for cheap, this series is for you.  Tickets are only $5 to see one of the movies you grew up loving.  This Saturday, Symphony Space will screen The [...]

Photos of the Day: Summer on the UWS

Summer at Lincoln Center is Here

Lincoln Center puts on some great events each summer season, and with summer officially in full gear, the “Summer at Lincoln Center” event website gives you a one-stop place to see the lineup.  From Midsummer Night Swing, the fantastic outdoor dance series that kicked off yesterday, to Lincoln Center Out of Doors, the free celebration [...]

Central Park SummerStage Progress; Lineup Announced

Crews have descended onto Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield (SummerStage, mid-park near 69th) recently to gear up the outdoor venue for a lineup of music and entertainment this summer, evidenced by the above photos (snapped last weekend).  Further evidence that the lineup will kick off very soon is that SummerStage 2010 schedule went live this week.  [...]

Midsummer Night Swing 2010 Tickets Available

Midsummer Night Swing, the awesome open-air dance party that takes place each summer at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park (near Amsterdam and 6nd), is gearing up again, with this summer’s schedule out and tickets now available.  This summer’s series takes place from June 29th to July 17th, and features amazing swing, salsa, Afrobeat, and disco bands, [...]

Street Fairs Starting Up Again this Month

Ready to get your bargaining shoes on?  Hope so… the ubiquitous warm-weather site in New York City, the street fair, is coming back in the coming weeks.  Community Board 7 has a listing of street fairs in the neighborhood through October of this year, with the first fairs occurring on Sunday, April 25th.  Hopefully the [...]