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Bryant Park Film Festival 2012

One of the city’s most popular Summer Festivals returns this week – The Bryant Park Film Festival! Gathering with friends and fellow New Yorkers to enjoy a great movie al fresco in the heart of Midtown Manhattan is a unforgettable experience. Beginning June 18, a classic film will be screened on Bryant Park’s lawn every […]

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Water Fight NYC 2012

Summer has unofficially begun; and if you’re ready for some silly, soaking fun, join the mayhem at Water Fight NYC 2012. Saturday, June 2nd from 2 – 5pm over 12,000 New Yorkers are expected to gather at Central Park’s Great Lawn for an all-out soggy battle, dowsing friends and foes in a joyous water war. […]

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Green NYC

Earth Day is Sunday (April 22, 2012), and it’s great to see NYC growing greener. The city could become a victim of its own success; with the quality of life soaring, so is the population. It’s estimated there will be one million more New Yorkers by 2030.  And climate change will continue making the city […]

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What To Do in Central Park: A Walking Tour

Central Park New York

Central Park isn’t just Manhattan’s largest park—it’s also full of things to do! Two and a half miles long and a half-mile wide, covering 843 acres, Central Park features great open meadows, woodlands, formal gardens, ball fields, a grand promenade, a lake, a large reservoir, and numerous ponds and creeks. It also contains historic buildings, bridges, […]

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Go like a Local: Walking the Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge—the world’s first steel suspension bridge—is a beloved landmark and a cultural icon of NYC. It’s been celebrated in art, poetry, song, and on film. The mastermind behind the bridge called it “the greatest engineering work of the age… a great work of art.” And we have to agree! Here’s what to know […]

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