Up Close with CC Minton: Dust Settles After the NYC Marathon

Cheer Team: Heather LeClair and daughter and others

By CC Minton

On Sunday, November 1, 2015, fifty thousand runners took to the streets to run the New York City Marathon. The event kicked off in Staten Island and ended in Central Park. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: $8.5 Million Dollhouse At Columbus Circle

Dollhouse Amps Up ‘Holiday Under The Stars’Valued and insured at $8.5 million, The Astolat Dollhouse Castle will be on public display this holiday season at The Shops of Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center in Manhattan for the first time ever since being built in the 1980s. Continue Reading →

Billie Holiday’s Upper West Side Home For $12.95M

200381497NY Curbed reports that you don’t have to be able to sing your heart out to own the former Upper West Side home of jazz great Harlem fave Billie Holiday, but you will need more than twice as much as you would have six years ago. 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 →

Join Yoga For Runners Featuring Dr. Metzl And Pure Yoga

pure yoga on the today show1Join Dr. Jordan Metzl, Pure Yoga, and Central Park Conservancy for a special pre-Marathon event in Central Park. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Roots And More At Central Park

roots in central parkJust 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 The Roots on Thursday, October 8, at SummerStage in Central Park. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Rock Steady Crew Celebrates 38 Years



By Udo Salters

On Sunday, July 26th the City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage celebrated the Rock Steady Crew’s 38th year anniversary with a concert featuring Whodini and Big Daddy Kane. Continue Reading →

Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem, NY (Photos)

garvey1These great photographs by Sharon Cuff at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, New York on Tuesday, July 31st, 2015. Continue Reading →

Hip Hop Legend Rakim Free At Summerstage In Central Park

Rakim_GOAT_In the history of Hip Hop, few artists have had as great an impact on the development and progression of the art forms lyrical style as Rakim. Continue Reading →

Stretch And Bobbito: 25th Anniversary At SummerStage

tumblr_inline_nl9gkoyCz11sb5qewDuring the 1990s, Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia introduced the world to an unsigned Nas, Biggie, Wu-Tang, and Big Pun as well as an unknown Jay-Z, Eminem, Fat Joe, and the Fugees through their eponymous radio show. Continue Reading →