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

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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 →

Kamasi Washington At SummerStage In Central Park

Kamasi washigntonAt the age of 13, Kamasi Washington started a lifelong quest discovering the many wonders of music. One night, his father left his soprano saxophone lying on the piano. Kamasi, filled with curiosity for all the beauty he heard from the instrument, picked up his father’s horn. Continue Reading →

NYC’s Central Park Conservancy Loses Millions

central-park-conservancy-600Brandchannel reports that it cost $65 million each year to keep New York’s Central Park running—a lot of money that nonprofit Central Park Conservancy has to come up with each year. Continue Reading →

CityParks New Media Arts Apprenticeship Program In Harlem

city park nyc youth_media_mantleCity Parks Foundation (CPF) is excited to announce a new intensive credit-bearing, media arts apprenticeship program for teens ages 15-19. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Seneca Village Tour In Central Park

seneca-village-lSeneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park at 85th Street (north of Harlem). Continue Reading →