Italian niche brand Carthusia has launched The Essence of Central Park, a new fragrance in collaboration with the Central Park Conservancy...
The majority of our funds were spent on the hotel. We needed a central location for everyone to meet before the ceremony. Lincoln Park is huge and it needed to be easy for all twenty-three of our guests to meet at one common place before going to the ceremony site. Show More Summary
Calvert Vaux and Fredrick Law Olmstead designed Central Park to be a space where the tenets of Democracy — tolerance and diversity — would be translated into the physical world through trees and soil.
Post by Kiri Blakeley. What it would it be like if Monica Lewinsky was just a regular gal roaming around 2001 day New York City, noshing Magnolia cupcakes, strolling in Central Park, and taking private yoga classes? That's what web series...Show More Summary
Here's a fun couple of facts to start off your weekend. Today is the 34th consecutive day with snow on the ground and the 31st straight day with at least six inches of snow cover as measured at the Central Park Zoo. That's the second longest streak with at least six inches of snow, with the longest being 52 days in 1947-48. Show More Summary
The San Francisco hotel scene continues to be upgraded. The Westin Market Street hotel is no longer. Well, of course, the building and hotel still exist, however it is now going by the new name Park Central Hotel. The change happened in late January when LaSalle Hotel Properties purchased the 681-room hotel and installed Highgate Hotel to manage it. Show More Summary
Less than a mile away from the rising Metropolis megaproject and just blocks from equally-mega-project Fig Central (both developed by China-based companies), another Chinese group has just dropped $26 million on a South Park property at Twelfth and Grand...
Peters Canyon Regional Park is centrally located in the city of Orange, near foothills of Tustin and Irvine. Because it’s located smack dab in the middle of Orange County, and because it actually has some decent hills with views extending to the coast, Peters Canyon is one of the more popular places to hike in OC. […] The post Peters Canyon Loop appeared first on SoCal Hiker.
Marvel is celebrating the New York roots of its heroes in May with New York-themed covers on 15 series.
The Bethesda Fountain is one of the largest fountains in New York, measuring twenty-six feet high by ninety-six feet wide. It is one of the most well known fountains in the world. Here are some vintage photos of people gathered around Bethesda Fountain in 1976. See more »
A former boxer gets into a scrape in Monte Carlo, then vanishes. How is this possible in a place smaller than Central Park?
At first it seemed strange on many levels: Jeremiah Tower coming out of retirement in Mexico to take over the kitchen at Tavern on the Green in Manhattan’s Central Park. Tower was the man who gave California Cuisine its face in the 1980s, and Stars restaurant became one of the most important and copied restaurants […]
Markets are never a good match for night owls. Weekend sleep-ins usually win in my household. But a 10am market start is doable in my books, especially if the promise of donuts is involved. That's how I ended up at the new Brewery Yard...Show More Summary
South Park megaproject Fig Central just broke ground on its 4.6-acre, LA-Live-adjacent lot, so what better time than now for a new batch of renderings to be released on the development's official site (via Building LA). We knew that...
Finish off February with the New Museum Triennial, Central Park's Arsenal Gallery and Secret Project Robot's art-driven NYC Porn Film Festival, along with a (hopefully Lana Del Rey-free) talk with Sonic Youth frontwoman Kim Gordon, and Pat Kiernan's glammed up twist on your regular old pub quiz. [ more › ]
By Robert Niles: Carousels might be the oldest enduring type of theme park attraction. Most major theme parks today include a carousel, often located in a prominent central location in the park. While many theme park attractions, notably roller coasters, see their popularity decline with age, carousels remain popular from generation to generation. Show More Summary
It's an incredible machine that appears to be both fast and easy to use. The rider places his bike in the trench. The machine grabs the bike, lowers it down a central shaft to a designated spot, and parks the bike there. When the owner returns, he swipes and electronic card and the machine reverses the process, returning the bicycle. Show More Summary
Four inches of snow fell over the weekend, pushing the monthly total to almost a foot and the seasonal amount to 28.4 inches. The average winter snowfall in Central Park is 25.8 inches, so congratulations to winter 2014-15 for beingShow More Summary
As we spy icy floes, contemplate new and interesting ways to say "coldest weather of the season," and cling to the mantra "At least we're not in Boston", there are some benefits. An automatic excuse to binge on hot chocolate is one—and being able to skate on the Conservatory Water in Central Park is another. [ more › ]
In 2014, the Central Park Five officially stopped being infamous: New York City settled the group's wrongful conviction lawsuit for $40 million. In some ways, the Central Park Five reached the status of folk legend: their story of wrongful...Show More Summary