Woman Robbed, Nearly Raped In Central Park

crime-tape-in-harlemA woman was robbed and sexually assaulted at Harlem Meer in Central Park on Monday night as she was jogging on East Drive near 107th Street, police said. Continue Reading →

Nate Parker’s “The Birth Of A Nation,” Arrives At AMC Magic Johnson In Harlem (Video)

harlem1This week, Fox Searchlight held community-focused screenings of the new film The Birth of a Nation* in various markets around the country in Los Angeles, Charlotte, Detroit, HoustonMiami, Queens and Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Neil Patrick Harris And Others At Global Citizen Festival In Central Park NY

neilpatrickharrishwofsept2011Harlem’s Neil Patrick Harris will host this year’s Global Citizen Festival, taking place at the Great Lawn of New York’s Central Park on September 24th, 2016. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Janelle Monáe Free For Capital One Bank Customers At SummerStage In Central Park

janelle monae in summerstageJust when you thought the outdoor concert season was coming to an end, City Parks Foundation and Capital One Bank are happy to announce a free exclusive concert for Capital One Bank customers featuring Janelle Monáe, Nate Ruess, and DJ Moma on Thursday, September 29, at SummerStage in Central Park. Continue Reading →

How You Can Watch The Perseid Meteor Shower Tonight In Or Around Harlem

Perseid Meteor Shower1Macy’s may put on a pretty spectacular fireworks show for the Fourth of July, but we’re sure outer space has them beat. The annual Perseid meteor shower is set to kick off on August 11, and experts believe this year’s may be the best sparkly spectacle yet. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: A Massive Water Fight Is Coming To Central Park

waterfight 2016 in central parkThe Great Lawn in Central Park is about to get watered.

Waterfight NYC 2016 will be going down at the end of this month on Saturday, July 30. Continue Reading →

Sshhhh, Join The Big Quiet, A Mass Meditation in Central Park

5e1feeed-cb98-45fd-a430-6581044281d9The Big Quiet is returning to SummerStage, Central Park to celebrate its first birthday! Join 2000 New Yorkers in an outdoor mass meditation and short sound bath, followed by a series of live performances, musicians, special guests and DJs. Continue Reading →

Join The Best In Music At The Free SummerStage 2016 In Central Park


City Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 2016 season of SummerStage, New York City’s largest free performing arts festival, bringing more than 115 free performances to Central Park and 15 neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs.  Continue Reading →

King Sunny Adé At SummerStage In Central Park

king sunny adeThe World Music Institute (WMI) is thrilled to open its 2016-2017 season with a rare U.S. appearance by Nigerian superstar King Sunny Adé. Presented by City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage in association with WMI, the concert also features fellow Nigerian Orlando Julius and The Afro Soundz, and DJ Rich Medina. Continue Reading →

Your Guide To The Perfect Picnic In Harlem

sharon cuff winter1The arrival of summer means that picnic season is here! There are 189 football fields’ worth of grass waiting for you in Central Park, so here are our recommendations for planning your perfect day in Harlem: Continue Reading →