What is Christmas Made Of

With the theme “What is Christmas Made Of?” Lord & Taylor asked children from Women In Need shelters and local schools to draw what they believe Christmas is made of.  The structures of the holiday window displays were inspired by their art and feature 125 of the original drawings. The displays feature illustrations drawn by children in response to Lord & Taylor question. Scenes represents the kids’ ideas of “What is Christmas Made Of?” Skating Santa... Read More

Union Square Holiday Market

Union Square Holiday Market takes place now through December 24th, 2011 - Urban Space management handles the operations.  The market is opened between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve.  There are over 100 vendors that offer great holiday gift items from handcrafted jewelry, cloths, toys, arts and so much more.  The market at the very least is such a great place to browse.  This is the markets 18th year anniversary; it’s become a holiday staple of Union Square.  This is one... Read More

Washington Square Christmas Tree

The Washington Square Association Tree Lighting Ceremony is December 7th at 6pm.  The Washington Square Christmas Tree stands 45 feet high and will be situated under the Arch, what a sight to see. Lights will be on from 4pm – 1am right through the holiday season.  Wednesday December 7th, the Rob Susman Brass Quartet with children and adults will be singing holiday songs.  This has been a tradition over at Washington Square Park for many decades now.   The first time a tree... Read More

Holiday Shopping on Fifth Avenue

Though New York is known for its great retail shopping all year round, there’s perhaps no nicer time to be shopping in New York City then during the holidays. The famed 5th Avenue is home to world renowned destinations such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Tiffany, and countless fashion boutiques. The best shopping takes place between 39th and 60th streets and offers something for every taste and budget running the gamut from Gap to Gucci and Fao Schwartz to Ferragamo.... Read More

Lake

The Lake, Central Park’s second largest body of water (the Reservoir is the largest) spans about 20 acres and is centrally located between 71st and 78th streets. Before the creation of nearby Wollman Rink, the Lake served as a central winter gathering place and on one record day supported up to 40,000 ice skaters.   Though you can’t ice skate on it anymore, you can still enjoy the colorful autumn views and turning of the leaves via rowboat.  One of the park’s most popular... Read More

Reservoir, Autumn

When weather permits, exercising at the Reservoir in Central Park is quite the experience.  New Yorkers and Visitors, we are all in luck, aesthetically, Autumn is the best time of year to be in the park and to get cool weather like this is truly a gift.  Head over to the Reservoir and walk or jog the 1.58 mile track surrounding a 106 acre body of water.  If you think you have seen fall foliage, think again until you have seen this.  The trees circling the water are showered... Read More

39th annual Village Halloween Parade

The 39th annual Village Halloween Parade took place on Monday night, Oct 31st in Greenwich Village. There were 60,000 participants that roared up 6th avenue with outrageous, funniest, weirdest, scariest, and over-the-top costumes imaginable. The streets were full of spooky sights, such as floating eyeballs, skeletons, Muammar Gaddafi costumes, along with about 200 occupy Wall Street protestors demonstrated this year with costumes of budget axes, pinks slips, zombies and etc. This... Read More

Give Peace a Chance

John Lennon was born in Liverpool, England on October 9th, 1940 and died at 40 years old when his life was taken on December 8th 1980. He was one of the original Beatles and one of the greatest song writers of his time.  When you think of John Lennon, not only do you think of the Beatles, he was in image for “Love is all you need “ and Give Peace a Chance “.  John moved to New York City in 1971 and eventually settled into Greenwich Village.  John and his wife Yoko Ono... Read More

Strawberry Fields Forever

John Lennon was born in Liverpool, England on October 9th, 1940 and died at 40 years old when his life was taken on December 8th 1980. He was one of the original Beatles and one of the greatest song writers of his time.  When you think of John Lennon, not only do you think of the Beatles, he was in image for “Love is all you need “ and Give Peace a Chance “.  John moved to New York City in 1971 and eventually settled into Greenwich Village.  John and his wife Yoko Ono... Read More

Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

The 21st Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade will be held on Saturday, October 22nd, from 12PM – 3PM.  Dress up your dog and participate in the largest Halloween Dog Parade in the Nation. There will be over 3,000 spectators in Tompkins Square Park to watch hundreds of dogs in Costumes. All proceeds go to the N.Y.C. Department of Parks & Recreation for the upkeep of the newly restored Tompkins Square Dog Run. Click Here for more details.. Checkout the Upcoming... Read More

Italian Culture in Central Park

Casa Barilla will be presenting a four-day celebration of Italian food and culture in Central Park from September 13-16. Casa Barilla will feature interactive cooking classes, food and culture workshops, children’s activities and more! Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for more events available for this week. Casa Barilla opens on Tuesday, September 13 and runs through the afternoon of Friday, September 16. Tuesday, September 13 – 10am to 8pm Wednesday, September... Read More