Turtle Pond

Turtle Pond in Central Park is a habitat for turtles (red-eared slider, snapping, box, painted, and musk turtles).  At sunset you can see the Belvedere Castle and trees over the lake with colorful sunset reflections, which is more beautiful than it is during the day.  Nearby Attractions: Belvedere Castle, Turtle Pond, Delacorte Theater, Shakespeare in the Park, Great Lawn and Cedar Hill. Sunset  - This spot in Turtle Pond is east of Belvedere Castle. Visitors and... Read More

All You Need Is Love

“All You Need Is Love” is a song written by John Lennon – Music video of Sammy at the memorial to John Lennon in Strawberry Fields, by the black-and white mosaic called “Imagine”.  Video footage also includes Central Park, Conservatory Water, Cedar Hill,  Crape Myrtle Tree by Alice in Wonderland, and the World Financial Center in Lower Manhattan.   Lyrics by the Beatles Lennon/McCartney "Love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love. There's... Read More

Great Lawn

The Great Lawn has presented over the years some of the most popular concert events in the history of New York. The lawn is 55 acres of green pastors where people play softball, soccer, frisbee, as well as picnicking, and sunbathing.  On September 15th, Andrea Bocelli performed in Central Park at the Great Lawn for 60,000 people. If you missed the concert it will air December 2nd at 9 PM as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival. Last night people laid out their blankets, brought... 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

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. Its a great place for dog owners to meet up too. 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 connecting to the lower part of the park. The name Cedar Hill comes... Read More