Books perfect for summer in New York offer manuals for overlooked sites, witty history lessons, Central Park tree facts and whimsical maps.
Rami Malek carries a coffee while heading to film scenes for his hit show on Wednesday (June 22) in Central Park in New York City. The 35-year-old actor was joined on set by his co-star Stephanie Corneliussen as they chatted in between scenes. Meanwhile, Stephanie was recently promoted to a series regular for the second [...]
The City Parks Foundation Annual Gala was held under the stars Monday night June 20th, at SummerStage in Central Park, honoring legendary concert promoter Ron Delsener. - Spotted - Idina Menzel kicking her shoes off on stage while performing...Show More Summary
Brian Andrew Whiteley, the artist whose tombstone bearing the name of Donald Trump caused a sensation when he sneaked it into Central Park in March, is now doing something the GOP presidential... To view the full story, click the title link.
HBO television has been known to offer quality programming from its conception, raising the bar of television with cinema-worthy shows such as Oz and The Sopranos. If anyone thought Girls might not have belonged in their esteemed line-up, they were proven dead wrong this past season. Show More Summary
Central Park Summerstage is about to get the coolest—and probably chillest—audience ever. And we'll be sharing it via Facebook Live on July 13.
To kick off its series of free concerts in Central Park, the New York Philharmonic is paying tribute to the victims of the shooting at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub. Alan Gilbert, the Philharmonic’s music director, dedicated the performance to “not just to the memory of the victims,” but also to “the idea that we are all part of a shared humanity,” the New York Times reports.
Her tour schedule now includes three NYC shows, including the OZY Fusion Fest in Central Park and a free Prospect Park show. Continue reading…
A fight between two women on a packed subway train caused a panicked stampede at the Central Park North station Tuesday when two kids sitting nearby the brawl set off firecrackers — that straphangers mistook for gunfire. The chaotic scene unfolded when two female passengers began brawling on a 2 train just before 9 a.m....
The fight broke out on a No. 2 train rumbling into the Central Park North station near Lenox Ave. about 8:45 a.m.
On World Refugee Day, 19 individuals were granted United States citizenship at a special naturalization ceremony in New York City’s Central Park Delacorte Theater. The ceremony was held Monday evening, June 20, 2016. Read more...
Like his last large-scale project The Gates, which comprised thousands of fabric gates that Christo—his full name is Christo Vladimirov Javacheff—and his late wife, Jeanne-Claude, installed across Central Park in 2005, The Floating Piers...Show More Summary
Previously in our oral history of Comedy Central: Comedy kingdoms united, South Park rose, and The Daily Show spoke truth to power. In this installment: Dave Chappelle conquers the world (then abdicates his throne), a visit from theShow More Summary
Photographer and graphic designer Paolo Pettigiani, who we first learned about on Colossal, transformed New York City’s Central Park into a psychedelic dreamland with his recent cityscape series. The artist used an infrared lens to take some expansive shots of the famous urban park, which turned the green grass and trees into a shocking pink […]
The Adopt-a-Bench program began in 1986, as a way to finance the maintenance of areas within the park. Today, the benches, each adorned with a plaque, are more than simply places to sit.
Evan Williams says that the web is about money now, not creativity. He says this follows the pattern of previous technologies. At first there's a wonderful burst of creativity and then it's locked down by a few big companies. The fun is over. Show More Summary
Demi Lovato gets backed up by country artist Brad Paisley during the Good Morning America Summer Concert Series in Central Park on Friday (June 17) in New York City. The 23-year-old “Confident” singer performed a handful of her own songs before bringing new collab partner, Brad, out on stage with her. “I’m enjoying the country [...]
From a NYT article about this one guy, John Nadler, who happens to live in the Clinton's town, Chappaqua, but supports Donald Trump and "feels the full weight of his status as America’s loneliest supporter of Donald J. Trump."We're told...Show More Summary
On Wednesday night, the NY Philharmonic dedicated its free concert in Central Park to the victims of the Orlando massacre and their families. Instead of beginning with the scheduled La gazza ladra Overture by Gioachino Rossini, the Philharmonic performed Samuel Barber's devastating "Adagio for Strings," which has been described as "the saddest music ever." [ more › ]
On this day in 1967 Barbra Streisand's A Happening in Central Park, uh, happened in New York.