Posts Tagged ‘Central Park’

Summer Guide to Theatre

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Summer ShakespearPark Downtown Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Tired of waiting in the stifling heat for Shakespeare in the Park to no avail? Fear not; there’s another free outdoor option to view the Bard’s work. The Drilling Company’s LES staple, taking place in the municipal parking lot at the corner of Broome and Ludlow streets, will present [&hellip
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Summer Guide to Music

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Summer Stage RANDALL’s ISLAND Governors Ball This year’s version of the now-regular outdoor festival moves from its previous home on Governors Island to Randall’s Island but retains a strong lineup. Saturday has a dancey, up-tempo set of acts, including Passion Pit, Chromeo, James Murphy and indie rap stalwarts Atmosphere. Sunday slows things down with guitar soundtrack maestros [&hellip
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Summer Guide To Film

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Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center Downtown Film Forum This West Village hub of art house cinema continues its quest to promote new indie and underground releases, as well as a wide array of repertory selections. It remains the only autonomous nonprofit cinema in New York City. Selections this summer will include a tribute to silent film maestro Erich von Stroheim, [&hellip
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Celebrity Summer Guide

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Rachel Roy and Shauna Mei Celebrate Dr. Deepak Chopra's Law of Attraction Mp3 Playbutton All interviews by Angela Barbuti Dylan Lauren, owner of Dylan’s Candy Store What’s your favorite thing about New York in the summer? The colorful flowers along Park Avenue and in Central Park and the happy vibe when seeing New Yorkers in bright candy colors on the street. What’s your favorite summertime activity? Going to the [&hellip
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Foraging Through Central Park

Written by Lina Zeldovich on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

FE&FW-Steve Brill Steve Brill, a New York naturalist and vegan, began his 30th year of leading foraging tours in Central Park this spring. Equipped with a small shovel and an iPad to demonstrate how plants look at different stages of growth, he led about 30 New York nature enthusiasts on a recent exploration of the park’s flora. [&hellip
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Community Soapbox …

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The best comments from NYPress.com More Rent Reg Rent regulation is crucial in this city (“Rent Spike Denied,” April 26), and was instituted to prevent profiteering by landlords in a market short on available apartments. That it protects the majority whose median income is $37,000/year is important—but it would be better if more tenants, not [&hellip
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Community Soapbox

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The best comments from NYPress.com Bike Disaster  I read the message from Executive Editor Allen Houston in your Bicycle Show issue (April 19). He is obviously very pleased that New York City will be inundated with more and more bike riders. Does he not care that we will have more and more thoughtless, selfish bikers [&hellip
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