Films on the Green Festival

Films on the Green Festival presents an outdoor event - ”Two Days in Paris – Deux Jours à Paris By Julie Delpy Date: September 8, 2011 Place: Columbia University / Low Library Steps Films on the Green: screening will begin at 7:30 pm About the Film: Marion (Delpy), a French photographer, lives in New York with Jack (Goldberg), an interior designer. After a brief stay in Venice, they decide to go to Paris to visit Marion’s family. But the romantic getaway is cut... Read More

Syfy movies with a view

Join the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for free music from BAMcinématek and DJs from Brooklyn Radio, plus free bike parking, sponsored by Bike & Roll. Music at 6:00pm, movies at sunset. Click Here for details! Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Old Fulton Street and Furman Street in Brooklyn  Read More

Summer HD Festival

Head to Lincoln Center for the best free opera this summer. The Metropolitan Opera is presenting ten of the best free HD video screening productions of the biggest opera stars. Click here for more details. Free Outdoor Opera Screening at the Met from August 27th until September 5th. Location: Lincoln Center Plaza on Broadway and 64th St.  Read More

Bank Rock Bay

Bank Rock Bay is the narrow inlet of water located to the north of the Bank Rock Bridge that spans this narrow terminus of the Lake. This area is a popular destination for bird watchers. Location: West Side of the Ramble between 77th and 78th Streets.  Read More

Azalea Pond

Azalea Pond is a small pond known as the centerpiece of the Ramble, fed by the tumbling stream called the Gill. The Azalea Pond gets its name from the spectacle view of the blooming Azalea flowers surrounding the pond during the springtime. This area is a well-preserved natural habitat frequently visited by bird watchers. Things to See: Gill, Ramble (made up of 38 acres of woods and forest like confusing trails). Location: Mid-Park in the Ramble at 76th Street.  Read More

Fashion Night Out

The Fashion Night Out extravaganza is back for a third year in a row – Flock to your favorite store in NYC and see models, celebrities, designers and fashion editors celebrate and kick off to New York Fashion Week. Starts September 8, from 6 to 11PM. Location: Action takes place on the streets of Madison Avenue and on Bergdorf Goodman & Saks fifth avenue on 5th Avenue. Location:Madison Avenue between 59th and 69th street  Read More

Heads to Tails

Heads To Tails for dogs of NYC is a daycare, grooming, boarding and boutique in the Upper East Side located on 72nd near Lexington Street.  This fun doggy boutique and cage-less environment where guests will be accommodated by size. They will entertain your pooch by having play times all day long where they will have the opportunity to socialize with staff and guest. They will have multiple reliefs breaks in specially designed recreation areas equipped with K-9 grass specially... Read More

Sammy & The Script

We met Sammy at The Scripts concert in central park. By far the cutest dog ever! <3  Read More

Hurricane Irene

New York City prepares for Hurricane Irene. Checkout Sammy Takes Manhattan Album! Click Like on Facebook and follow Sammy throughout Manhattan: its corners, famous landmarks and people, big events, and the hidden glorious gems of New York City. Live the life in a day through Sammy’s eyes as he tours you around, showing you all the fun action that can only happen in the Big Apple.  Read More

City that never Sleeps

The city that never sleeps is officially shut down. New York City announced for the first time ever mandatory evacuation of approximately 250,000 people that reside on the low-lying waterfront areas of the city.  Read More

Wall Street Bull

The Wall Street Bull near the Bowling Green Park has become a famous tourist attraction to visitors from all over the world. This magnificent art sculpture from Arturo Di Modica represents the “strength and power” of the American people. This sculpture was a gift to the people of New York City after the stock market crash of 1987. Location: Near Bowling Green Plaza on Broadway Street.  Read More

Liberty Helicopters Tours

Come see New York City like never before with Liberty Helicopters Sightseeing Tours of NYC. Its a thrilling experience of a lifetime offering inspiring views of New York City most famous landmarks. See the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Ground Zero and the world-famous financial district of Wall Street, as well as the Empire State Building, Met Life, Chrysler building and much more. Liberty Helicopters is the largest and most experienced helicopter sightseeing and charter... Read More

Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most incredible landmarks in all of New York. The Bridge connects Manhattan and Brooklyn over the East River.  It was built between 1869 and 1883 – its 5,989 feet long, about 1.13 miles. Due to its two masonry towers standing 276 feet tall, they were at that time making some of tallest landmarks in New York.  In 1964, the Brooklyn Bridge had become an official National Monument.  The pedestrian path has views of the downtown Manhattan skyline... Read More

Balto

The Statue of Balto is dedicated to the sled dog who traveled more than 670 miles through an Alaskan blizzard to save children from the diphtheria epidemic. Balto is a children’s favorite– remember the animated film (a true story) about the dog Balto? Balto was sculptured by Frederick George Richard Roth and placed in Central Park in 1925. Balto was a Siberian Husky sled dog. Balto was born in 1919 – March 14, 1933. Location: East Drive and 67th Street    Read More

Mary J Blige

Mary J Blige will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on September 2nd, 2011 in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

Lenny Kravitz

Lenny Kravitz the hit singer will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on September 2nd, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule. Location: 49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

CPC Film Festival

The ninth annual Central Park Conservancy Film Festival presents 5 free movies featuring a music theme (rock, country, salsa, jazz and soul). From August 23rd until 27th, bring your own chairs and blankets, and watch free outdoor movies on a big Screen under the stars in Central Park. Tuesday, Aug. 23: El Cantante Wednesday, Aug. 24: Bird Thursday, Aug. 25: Dreamgirls Friday, Aug. 26: Shine a Light Saturday, Aug. 27 “A Star is Born” or “Coal Miner’s Daughter”... Read More

Empire State Building

Come see New York City from the top of the Empire State Building, the most famous office building in the world. The Empire State Building offers spectacular 360-degree panoramic views for Manhattan and beyond the Observatory Deck on the 86th and 102nd floor. To learn more about the Empire State Building Click Here. Dogs are not allowed at the Empire State Building, but Sammy wants everyone to know the Empire State Building is the #1 tourist attraction in New York City - One... Read More

New York Fringe Festival

The New York International Fringe Festival is the largest multi-arts festival in North America, with more than 200 companies from all over the world performing for 16 days in more than 20 venues. Click Here for Details. August 12 – August 28, 2011 Location: Click Here  Read More

Crape Myrtle Tree

The Crape Myrtle Tree (Lagerstroemia) is one of the most decorative trees in Central Park.  Located east of Alice in Wonderland and north of Conservatory Water. Located east of Alice in Wonderland. Steps away from the Conservatory Water. Heading to Cedar Hill to play with all the other dogs. Located: North of the Conservatory Water – East 74th Street.    Read More

Cedar Hill

Cedar Hill is a picturesque pastoral meadow where you can have a picnic, sunbathe, people watch, or just sit under a tree and do some reading. The name comes from the red cedars on the hill, but there are other varieties of evergreen on the crest as well. During the wintertime Cedar Hill is one of the best places to go sledding, but Pilgrim Hill takes first place, since it has the steeper slope in the park.  The Glade Arch bridge is also located at the bottom of the hill... Read More

Shakespeare Garden

Shakespeare Garden in Central Park is filled with beautiful colorful flowers, which covers four-acres of plants that change according to the season. This garden is named after the English poet and playwright William Shakespeare, located near the Delacorte Theatre, where Shakespeare in the Park is held every summer.   Click Here to view Shakespeare Garden in June The garden is filled with flowers and bronze plaques with quotations from William Shakespeare masterpieces. The... Read More

Swedish Cottage

The Marionette Theater at the Swedish Cottage is one of the most captivating and memorable experiences a child can have in Central Park.  The Swedish Cottage transported from Europe to the U.S. in 1876 by the Swedish government as a Sweden’s exhibit at the Centennial Exposition, held in 1876 in Philadelphia. In 1877, Frederick Law Olmsted moved the cottage to New York City on the west side of Central Park. In 1947, this quaint cottage became the home of a traveling marionette... Read More

Train

The Train will be performing their popular hits outside at the Today Show Plaza on August 26, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule. Location: 49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

Stevie Nicks

Stevie Nicks will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on August 26th, 2011 in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

One of the most volatile weeks in Wall st history

This past week was one of the most volatile weeks in history.  On Monday, August 8th, 2011, it was the sixth worst Dow drop in history due to the Standard & Poor’s downgrade.  On Tuesday it was the 10th biggest Dow Jones rally in history, on Wednesday it was the Ninth worst Dow decline in history, on Thursday, Wall Street recorded one of its biggest gains of all time.  This was the most volatile week since 2008.  First time ever in history we had four 400+... Read More

Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias the Latin singer will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on August 19th, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule. Location: 49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

Taio Cruz

Taio Cruz will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on August 19th, 2011 in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

I Love you this big

I LOVE YOU THIS BIG by Scotty McCreery. Checkout Sammy Takes Manhattan Album! Click Like on Facebook and follow Sammy throughout Manhattan: its corners, famous landmarks and people, big events, and the hidden glorious gems of New York City. Live the life in a day through Sammy’s eyes as he tours you around, showing you all the fun action that can only happen in the Big Apple. Photo taken in Central Park for the Good Morning America free concert in the Rumsey Playfield.  Read More

Federal Hall National Memorial

Federal Hall National Memorial is located on Wall Street, a museum where George Washington took the oath and where the United States Bill of Rights was introduced.  Federal Hall was also the home to the first Congress, Supreme Court and Executive Branch of the government when New York City was the nation’s capitol. Open to the public, free admission.  Nearby Tourist Attractions: Battery Park City, Century 21, World Financial Center, City Hall Park, Brooklyn Bridge, Federal... Read More

Wall Street

Wall Street, the home of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE Euronext, Inc.) is the financial center of the world.  The Wall Street area is filled with trendy restaurants, Federal Hall National Memorial, galleries, Tiffany & Co and other speciality merchants. Other nearby Tourist Attractions: Battery Park City, Century 21, World Financial Center, City Hall Park, Brooklyn Bridge, Federal Reserve Bank of NY, St. Paul’s Chapel, Trinity Church, Bowling Green Park, National... Read More

Standard & Poor’s

For the first time ever, on July 29th, 2011 after the closing bell on Wall Street - the United States lost its perfect credit rating as Standard & Poor’s reduced its U.S. long-term debt assessment from AAA to AA+ .  The negative outlook sent shock waves through the global financial markets early this week. Sammy at the S&P headquarters, 55 Water Street, history in the making. Nearby landmarks - Wall Street and Federal Hall National Memorial. Location: 55 Water... Read More

Good Morning

Good Morning everyone… It’s gonna be a great day in Manhattan. Checkout Sammy Takes Manhattan Album! Click Like on Facebook and follow Sammy throughout Manhattan: its corners, famous landmarks and people, big events, and the hidden glorious gems of New York City. Live the life in a day through Sammy’s eyes as he tours you around, showing you all the fun action that can only happen in the Big Apple. Photo taken at the Conservatory Water in Central Park.  Read More

Official NYC Information Center

Official NYC Information Center in Midtown is the coolest visitor center in Manhattan. This visitor center features high-tech interactive tools for locating information on “things to see and do” all over New York City and the boroughs. Checkout the Interactive Map Tables, where you can grab a “You Are Here” Interactive Disc and place it on one of the map tables. By moving the disc across the touch-screen tables, you can explore a large interactive map... Read More

Zac Brown Band

Zac Brown Band the popular American country band will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on August 5th, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule. Location: 49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

Summer Flowers

When sunrises Central Park is filled with people lying around, reading, eating, running, biking, walking their pets or just enjoying time with friends or love ones. The flowers in Central Park just makes the day a brighter place to be. Location: All over Central Park during the summer season.  Read More

Conservatory Garden

Conservatory Garden is a formal garden in the park, with flowers and plants on 6 acres of land, comprised of 3 garden styles - French Garden, Italian Garden, and the English Garden. Conservatory Garden offers a colorful setting of flowers and plants throughout spring, summer and fall. English Garden is the most colorful spot in the park featuring the Burnett Fountain constructed in 1936. Italian Garden features the spectacular Elliptical jet fountain overlooking the large lawn... Read More

Conservatory Garden, English

Conservatory Garden, English style is also known as the Secret Garden, because of the statue in the fountain pool, depicting Mary and Dickon from the classic book, “The Secret Garden” by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849 – 1924), a children’s author. Nearby attractions: French Garden, and Italian Garden. The secret garden is filled with magnificent beauty and serenity. The perfume scent of the roses, pink hollyhocks and peony flowers around the garden. Water... Read More

Conservatory Garden, Italian

Conservatory Garden, Italian style, which has a rectangular central lawn surrounded by elliptical jet fountain and the wisteria pergola, with clipped hedges of yews. Enter through the Vanderbilt Gate on Fifth Avenue and 105 street. Spectacular Elliptical jet fountain overlooking the large lawn and the scenic pergola. Maze of colorful plants, flowers and trees. Location: Enter at Fifth Avenue and 105th Street, Central Garden.  Read More

Conservatory Garden, French

Conservatory Garden, French style has Three Dancing Maidens, Sculptured by   Walter Schott’s, which dates from approximately 1910.  It is also called “The Untermyer Fountain,” after the family who presented it to the City in 1947. Three Dancing Maidens fountain was given to New York City in 1947 by the children of Samuel Untermyer. The French style garden is also known as The North Garden. The oval classical French style surrounded by beautiful plants and... Read More

Conservatory Garden Fountain

Conservatory Garden Fountain is surrounded by a rectangular large central lawn, and wisteria pergola, with clipped hedges of yews reflecting in the calm pool of the water. Spectacular view of the Italian style garden. Elliptical Jet Fountain on the east side of the iron wisteria pergola. This site is a popular for wedding photography. Location:Fifth Avenue and 105th street.  Read More

Vanderbilt Gate

Enter the Conservatory Garden through the cast-iron Vanderbilt Gate at 105th Street and Fifth Avenue to the Central Garden. This Vanderbilt Gate, once served as an entrance to the Vanderbilt mansion on 5th Avenue, between 57th and 59th Streets, which is now the home of the Bergdorf Goodman department store. Nearby attractions: Conservatory Garden, French Garden, Italian Garden, English Garden. Location: 105th Street and Fifth Avenue.    Read More

Paws Up!

I am born this way…♪ ♥ ♫…♪ ♥ ♫…♪ ♥ ♫…♪ ♥ ♫  Read More

Andrea Bocelli Live

Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park September 15th – Click Here for details. Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for this week. Location: Mid-Park from 79th to 85th Street.    Read More

Dairy Visitor Center

Dairy visitor center is a charming cottage that now operates as the park’s gift shop and visitor center, offering guides and park information. This cottage was built in 1870, as a milking parlor. Visitor Information Center and Gift Shop Open: Monday-Sunday 10am-5pm Phone: 212-794-6564 Location: Mid-Park at 65th Street.  Read More

Central Park Zoo

Central Park Zoo has many exotic creatures and different habitats, as well as exhibits. Animals include, Snow Leopard, Polar Bear, California Sea Lion, Snow Monkey, Indian Peafowl, and much more. Click Here for details. Delacorte Musical Clock between the Wildlife Center and Central Park Zoo. Location: East Side between 63rd and 66th Street.  Read More

Delacorte Clock

The Delacorte Music Clock plays nursery rhymes tunes on the hour and half-hour between 8:00AM — 5:00PM – “It sits atop a three-tiered tower and features a band of whimsical animals: two bronze monkeys banging hammers against a bell; a penguin on drum; a hippo on violin; a bear and his tambourine; a concertina-playing elephant; a goat with pipes; and a kangaroo on horn”. Click Here for more details. Location: Delacorte Clock can be found between the Wildlife... Read More

Loeb Boathouse

Loeb Boathouse is located in the heart of Central Park, over looking the Lake, and steps away from Bethesda Terrace, Conservatory Water and the Ramble. You can rent a rowboat, bike or take a gondola ride, as well as have a romantic lunch or dinner at the famous Boathouse Restaurant. Boat and Bike Rentals – Details “Rowboat Rental Weather Permitting 10:00 AM TILL DUSK $20 Cash Deposit $12.00 per first hour $2.50 per each additional ¼ hour or portion thereof 4 persons... Read More

Ladies Pavilion

The Ladies Pavilion is a romantic victorian vintage overlooking the Lake. The shed was built in 1871, and designed by Jacob Wrey Mould (1825-1886), as a shelter for people waiting for the trolley at 8th Avenue and 59th Street. This 19th century American decor art structure relocated to Central Park around early 1900′s. See other Tourist Attractions and Central Park. Relaxing by the Lake and enjoying the view. It’s a beautiful place to sit and read a book. Location: West... Read More

Hernshead

Hernshead is a rocky opening overlooking the Lake, and steps away from the Ladies Pavilion. This area offers romantic views of the manhattan skyline, reflecting off the water. See other Tourist Attractions and Central Park. A great place to hangout with friends or read a book. One of the most romantic places in the park. Beautiful during the springtime and summer with blooming flowers around the area. Location:West Side between 75th and 76th Streets.  Read More

Lake

The 20-acre Lake is the second largest body of water in Central Park – the largest is the Reservoir. The Lake provides beautiful view of the Manhattan skyline reflecting off the water.  You can view picturesque scenes of the Lake from the Ladies Pavilion, Hernshead, Ramble, Cherry Hill, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, Loeb Boathouse, and the Oak Bridge. Central Park is a world of magnificent beauty, serenity and endless wonder. View of the Lake on the west side of Central... Read More

Cherry Hill

Cherry Hill is on a slope overlooking the scenic view of the Lake, and the Ramble. The name Cherry Hill comes from the cherry trees on the slope of the Lake. The stunning views around the surrounding area makes it a perfect place for New Yorkers and visitors to sunbathe, read or have a picnic. There are benches around Cherry Hill for people to enjoy the scenery of the Lake, and the Bow Bridge. Cherry Hill Fountain Nearby locations: Bethesda Terrace, Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble,... Read More

Wagner Cove

Wagner Cove is on the western edge, way down on a slope from Cherry Hill. The Wagner Cove features a rustic wood shelter for New Yorkers and visitors to rest and take picturesque scene of the Lake. Wagner Cove is a hidden gem of Central Park. Breath taking views of the Lake, and a great place to bring a book to read. Pathway to the Ramble. Location: Mid-Park at 72nd Street west of Cherry Hill.  Read More

Bow Bridge

Bow Bridge is one of the most beautiful designed cast iron bridges in the world. It spans out 60 feet across the Lake, connecting the landscape of Cherry Hill with the winding pathways of the Ramble. The Bow Bridge has been in many film shoots for movies and TV. The bridge walkway is constructed ipe, a South American hardwood. The Bow Bridge is named for its curve, and its the second oldest cast iron bridge in America. The bridge provides scenic views of the Lake and the rowboats. The... Read More

Oak Bridge at Bank Rock Bay

Oak Bridge at Bank Rock Bay is a wooden footbridge crossing the Lake into the entrance of the Ramble. Originally constructed in 1860, designed by Calvert Vaux, and replaced in 1935, as well as restored over the years. View of the Lake from the Oak Bridge Location: West Side of the Ramble between 77th and 78th Streets.  Read More

Harlem Week 2011

Harlem Week is a two week celebration of Harlem’s rich history and culture in August. Event includes, Outdoor Farmer’s Market & Expo, Jazz, Harlem Summer Stage and much more. Click here for Harlem Week. Location: Harlem Week.  Read More