Looking Back at 2011

Sammy is a little kid at heart exploring New York City, like watching a family tour NYC for the first time. Whenever we prepare his traveling bag for the day he starts spinning in circles with excitement. Every adventure that Sammy goes on is met with the same enthusiasm as if it was his first. Sammy is very mischievous and rambunctious but sweet and considerate at the same time. It’s the perfect combination. He is there to make people happy with his bubbly personality and... Read More

Bow Bridge, Autumn

It has often been said that autumn is one of the most romantic seasons in New York, so it’s not surprising that the Bow Bridge, one of the park’s most famous and romantic locations has been the silent star in many movie scenes, including films like Autumn in New York! This bridge whose walkway consists of South American hardwood is the second oldest cast iron bridge in America.  Measuring 60 feet, it connects Cherry Hill on one side of the Lake to the trails of the Ramble... Read More

Gapstow Bridge

The Gapstow Bridge is one of the most beautiful and romantic spots in all of Central Park.  Many movies scenes have been filmed here.  Known for its rustic stone structure, the bridge offers some of the best views in the park.  The Gapstow overlooks the Plaza Hotel, one of New York City’s most famous spots.  When you are standing on the bridge you get the feeling that you are on a movie set, it’s like a story book that you once read about and now you are actually seeing... Read More

Model Boat Pond, Autumn

Conservatory Water is the home of the remote control sailboats, and also known as the “Model Boat Pond”.  Conservatory Water offers spectacular views of the fall foliage all around the Pond.  In the reflecting water of the Model Boat Pond you can see beautiful and picturesque colorful fall foliage, as well as Upper East Side buildings. Bird watchers folk to this area to spot the Red Tail Hawks that sit on an Upper East Side Building on 5th Avenue.  This area... Read More

Village Halloween Parade

The 39th Annual Village Halloween Parade will be held on Monday, October 31st, 2011 from 6:30PM and 8:30PM. “Dress up in costumes and join hundreds of Puppets, 53 Bands of Different Types of Music, Dancers and Artists, and thousands of other New Yorkers in Costumes of their Own Creation in the Nation’s Most Wildly Creative Public Participatory Event in the Greatest City in the World! Watch the Parade On 6th Avenue from Spring Street to 16th Street from 7:00PM –... Read More

Pumpkin Festival Central Park

The Annual Pumpkin Festival in Central Park will be held on Saturday, October 29, from 11:00AM – 3:00PM at the Bandshell. The Pumpkin festival offers a haunted house, pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, performances by the Puppets, live entertainment and much more.  This is a family-friendly festival that celebrates the fall harvest season in New York City, Central Park. Free activities include: *Fright Night at the Movies Haunted House–our spooktacular haunted house is... Read More

Halloween: Bats At Belvedere

Halloween: Bats At Belvedere Castle will be held on Friday, October 21st from 5PM until 6:30PM. “Search and learn about bats in Central Park and then scan the Great Lawn’s horizon for them in this interactive lecture with Dr. Bill Schutt, local bat expert, biologist, and author of “Dark Banquet: Blood and the Curious Lives of Blood-Feeding Creatures.” Find out about White Nose Syndrome, see bat houses and the mist nets used to capture bats for scientific... Read More

Harvest Festival Tavern on the Green

The Scene @ Tavern will be presenting a Harvest Festival where you can get ideas on fall cooking and demonstrations, as well as Halloween ideas from master pumpkin carver Hugh McMahon.  Kids can get their faces painted and decorate mini pumpkins. This Event is for Sunday, October 9th between 11:00 AM and 1:15 PM: Checkout other Upcoming Events for this week. Highlights! Fall-themed cooking demonstrations with Chef Frankie Celenza, featured on NYC Media Cooking demonstration... Read More

Madison Square Park Fall Festival

Madison Square Park welcomes children and family for a special fall festival event on Saturday, October 15th from 11AM to 2PM. There will be live music, games, arts and crafts activities, pumpkins, face painting, story time and snacks. Fun free event for the entire family to bring in the Halloween Spirit – Kids can dress up in their halloween costumes and parade around the park led by a Big Apple Circus Clown. Checkout other Upcoming Events for this week. Location:Between... Read More

Madison Square Park

Madison Square Park offers programs and events all year round!  Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for this week. Fall Activities: Oct 6 – 2:00pm – 4:30pm Art in the Park: Halloween Bookmarks Oct 7 – 10:00am – 12:30pm Art in the Park: Coffee Filter Butterflies Oct 7 – 2:00pm – 4:30pm Art in the Park: Fruit and Veggie Stamping Oct 8 – 10:00am – 12:30pm Art in the Park: Scarecrow Paperplate Oct 8 – 2:00pm – 4:30pm Mad. Sq. Kids EXPLORE! Oct... Read More

Autumn in New York

Autumn is my favorite time of year in New York City.  I love the crisp, cool weather, and the smell of fresh air. Stay tuned for all my adventures in Central Park, as the leaves start changing colors and falling through Central Park. Music by Beatles The first day of fall is on Friday, September 23, 2011  Read More