Author Archive

Day Trips

Written by admin on . Posted in Summer Guide

One way to beat the heat of summer is to roam within an hour or so of the city. Beyond its borders, there’s less cement, a dearth of skyscrapers, and, generally, fewer people. There’s a lot to see and do. Here are some of our favorites for a day away. Stone Barns Center for Food [&hellip
[ read more... ]

3 Comments

Drink

Written by admin on . Posted in Summer Guide

So you want to imbibe, and you want the atmosphere to be exotic, tranquil, lively, remote, romantic, zen, chaotic or a combination. It’s asking quite a bit but in New York, people try to fulfill their every wish. Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle Bemelmans, named for Ludwig Bemelmans who created the classic Madeline books for [&hellip
[ read more... ]

17 Comments

Eat

Written by admin on . Posted in Summer Guide

If you want to eat your way through summer, we can count the ways. Citymeals-on-Wheels 28th Annual Chefs’ Tribute Chefs from New York and California will congregate at Rockefeller Center, 45 Rockefeller Plaza between Fifth and Sixth avenues, and between 49th and 50st streets, Monday, June 10, for the benefit of Citymeals-on-Wheels. Besides renowned chefs [&hellip
[ read more... ]

19 Comments

Hidden Treasures

Written by admin on . Posted in Summer Guide

Hidden between retail shops, on nearby islands, in Central Park, and in other public spaces are little-known places to go and things to do in Manhattan. While the list is subjective and the options endless, here are a few treasures. Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park At 1 FDR Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island, takes [&hellip
[ read more... ]

34 Comments

Free Events

Written by admin on . Posted in Summer Guide

Summer in New York is many splendid things. A certain number are free, and many of those are quite good. Here are our picks for places to go. Even though they are free, some require tickets. UPPER EAST SIDE Shakespeare in the Park May 28 to June 30 July 23 to Aug. 18 The Public [&hellip
[ read more... ]

16 Comments

Festivals

Written by admin on . Posted in Summer Guide

Summer festivals send us outdoors. Here are a few outdoor events at which we can engage with the city and other New Yorkers. Museum Mile Festival Tuesday, June 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This is Museum Mile unencumbered by autos and buses between 82nd and105th streets. The event takes place rain or shine. [&hellip
[ read more... ]

20 Comments

Movies

Written by admin on . Posted in Summer Guide

The Tribeca Film Festival gave a good headstart to this year’s summer movie releases. Tribeca’s best offerings previewed what to look forward to, taking the guess work out of Hollywood blockbusters and art house fare. Fact is, some of summer’s most exciting and challenging films got their New York premieres at Tribeca as well as [&hellip
[ read more... ]

25 Comments

Local Church Hosts “Vagina Monologues” Benefit

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

The Fourth Universalist Society church performs the play to stop violence against women and girls By Angela Barbuti Continuing an annual tradition on the Upper West Side, forty women will unite onstage at the Fourth Universalist Society on Thursday, March 22nd and Friday, March 23rd, to perform a benefit performance of The Vagina Monologues. This [&hellip
[ read more... ]

11 Comments

Senators Endorse Squadron for Public Advocate

Written by admin on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

On Monday, a broad coalition of state Senators endorsed Democrat Daniel Squadron for Public Advocate in 2013, including Senators Joseph Addabbo (Queens), Martin Malave Dilan (Brooklyn), Michael Gianaris (Queens), Brad Hoylman (Manhattan), Gustavo Rivera (Bronx), and Jose M. Serrano (Manhattan/Bronx). The Senators highlighted Squadron’s record as a reformer and his vision for the role of [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

..