City Parks Foundation

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    SummerStage Announces Its Massive 2011 Lineup

    ​As the winter thaws out, more summer concerts are showing up on the calendar's horizon. Today, the City Parks Foundation announced the schedule for this year's SummerStage, which takes place from June 7 to September 2 in parks all around the city, with the mainstage happening at Central Park. ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 1, 2010


    A fete for the city's favorite folk duo

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Central Park SummerStage Finds A New Way To Avoid Antagonizing Its Neighbors: A $250,000 Soundsystem

    The Dirty Projectors last summer, apparently pissing someone off royally. Pic by Abbey Braden.​Folks on Fifth Avenue apparently complained, so this summer, when Pavement finally arrives to play those shows you bought tickets for a half-year ago, a new quarter-million-dollar soundsystem will en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2009

    Things to do this weekend for (mostly) free

    ​East Meets West Holiday Parade Little Italy and Chinatown Merchants Associations are sponsoring a parade from Mulberry to Mott Street, featuring marching bands, martial artists and acrobats, Italian American singers and Lion and Dragon Dance troupes.

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2009

    Things to do this weekend for (mostly) free

    ​Model trains travel from New York to the North Pole at Grand Central Station. Sadly, the bizarre holiday laser light show on the reverse zodiac roof of the main hall doesn't start until Monday. The holiday market is already going on.

  • Theater

    July 11, 2006

    Free Willy

    Summer means outdoor classical theater—and it's not just Shakespeare in the Park