Posts Tagged ‘Bryant Park’

Leave the Crafts, Take the Cannoli

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Eating your way through the holiday market  Over the past five years, pop-up holiday markets in the city’s larger public spaces (Union Square, Bryant Park, Columbus Circle) have become progressively monochrome, the Brooklyn-handicraft version of the tube-sock street fair. What were once venues for unique creative endeavors are now awash with the same five booths—hilariously [&hellip
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Film Fest Journal: Rooftop Films

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

Rooftop Films hits Coney Island, but is a bit disappointing If you think about it on paper, Rooftop Films, a film festival that makes stops throughout the city over the course of the summer, made a great choice selecting Coney Island as one of its venues. Who wouldn’t want to spend a warm summer night [&hellip
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Q&A With Meghan McCain: The Outspoken McCain on Mitt Romney and Never Dating a Liberal

Written by NY Press on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

meghan mccain By Angela Barbuti Last Fourth of July, Meghan McCain brought Michael Ian Black home to Arizona to meet her parents. McCain, 27, a single Republican, and Black, 40, a married Democrat, decided to tour the country together to see how the two political camps can get along. They survived surprisingly well and lived to tell [&hellip
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Bryant Park’s New Film Festival an Adventure

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Film, Our Town

Short film festival, Tropfest, arrives with great attention It’s become a park staple by now— every Monday throughout the summer a classic movie is shown in front of Bryant Park’s iconic lawn. From Psycho to Wizard of Oz to Indiana Jones, the midtown cinematic summer series continues to provide us a big screen to see [&hellip
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Bryant Park Film Fest’s First Day a Delight

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Family, Film, Lifestyle, News Our Town, Our Town

Great movies and atmosphere deliver a huge, friendly picnic Bryant Park was bustling once again, as a mass picnic of many-a-film-fan pitched its blankets on the park’s large lawn for the first Monday of the summer-long Bryant Park Film Festival. “I’ve come out every year for the past four years,” said one girl and her [&hellip
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Summer Wordplay

Written by Allen Houston on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Books, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, Summer Guide, West Side Spirit

NYC Poetry Festival Picks to perk up your inner literatus By Allen Houston New York shows its literary stripes during the summer months, when every bookstore and bar seems to sweat an author or reading series from its pores. Here are our choices for some of the best events to help you get back in touch with your [&hellip
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The Movement’s Next Move?: Occupy Wall Street’s window for real change is closing

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Rogers headshot By Josh Rogers An Occupy Wall Street group invited me last week to a Facebook page outlining all of the financial corruption issues the media was ignoring. The first post I saw involved portable toilets at one of their encampments. Now surely a grassroots movement with protests in many countries has plenty of logistical worries, [&hellip
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