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Articles about "Central Park"

  • Once Upon a Time There Was a Place Called Seneca Village By Kamini Ramdeen | May 12, 2014

    Picture the 1800’s, the revolutionary war is over (for a while now), we as a nation are on the early phases of the industrial revolution that is raging into America — the new world. The United States has passed through the ‘Era of Good Feelings’ and is entering the ‘Second Great Awakening’, the nation is looking for westward expansion and in good ole’ Manhattan, New York we were looking to create a huge park — Central Park.

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  • In the Shadow of As-of-Right Development: New Yorkers Take On Extell By Tim Sheehan | February 20, 2014

    Community Board 5 held a public forum on the impact of the “supertowers” ascending south of Central Park last night, and the public is none too pleased with the rampant development along the 57th Street corridor. Due to demand, the event was relocated to the 500-person Celeste Bartos Forum in the New York Public Library.

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  • NYC Fact File: 5 Facts You didn’t Know By Shwetha Ravishankar | November 06, 2013

    Exploring New York can be the most adventurous treasure hunt yet, if you choose to look beyond Times Square, the Empire State Building, and shopping at Macy’s. Welcome to the land of the unknown, the kingdom of secrets amid the obvious. Hop on this tour, and I bet you will be surprised. African-American Village in Central Park

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  • Real Estate Trend Report: Silent Whispers By Shwetha Ravishankar | September 30, 2013

    One of the world’s most expensive and lucrative real estate markets, New York is known to be the investment breeding ground for millionaires and billionaires from across the globe. While we know that the government is giving tax breaks to these wealthy millionaires and several other perks, simply to lure them to invest in the city. This new hush-hush trend has taken many by surprise.

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  • Touring New York City via Google Street View By Tim Sheehan | September 24, 2013

    We get it. You’re a busy person. How in the world can you possibly find the time to visit all of the popular destinations across New York City, let alone one of them? We’ve found a way for you to beat the crowds, the traffic and the weather. It’s time to take a tour of New York City through Google Street View.   Central Park

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  • Central Park’s BioBlitz Brings the Critters out of Hiding By Olivia Smedley | September 04, 2013

    In a city full of crowds, commuters, and stress, Central Park is a necessary sanctuary for those looking to take a break from the everyday hustle and bustle of Manhattan. You could expect to find joggers, sunbathers, and dog walkers in the park at any given time, but pups aren’t the only creatures roaming around.

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  • Are you a True New Yorker? Here’s How We Can Tell... By Shwetha Ravishankar | August 23, 2013

    Unarguably, New York is one of the best cities to live in. People from all walks of life, from every corner of the planet, arrive to live their dream, and make this city home. That said, this city is not just anyone’s cup-of-tea. If you have lived the suburban life for the most part, cramped spaces, crowded streets, packed subways, and impatient locals; may not appeal to you. So, maybe just a visit to A,B,C touristy spots, and you can brag you have seen it all in NYC.

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  • "All the world's a stage" this summer- Shakespeare in Delacorte Park! By Shwetha Ravishankar | August 02, 2013

    The Delacorte Theatre in its Early Days The outdoors is what summers are for, and what better way to enjoy the sweet-summer-sun than to be out in Central Park and enjoy Shakespeare in the Park. Spread over a month, this year the stage is set for Love’s Labour’s Lost, a new musical that will be performed from July 23rd through August 18th, at 8.30pm on most nights.

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  • Celebrate Summer from Dawn to Dusk at Water Street Pops By Shwetha Ravishankar | July 26, 2013

    New York City is by far the best place to be, to get a true taste of what summer is like. Yes, you will be sweating it out in the sweltering heat, but with the city packed with fun events happening all day, every day throughout the summer, we bet you’ll be brimming with excitement, and bragging about your summer to friends back home!

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  • Music is in the Air for the First Day of Summer in NYC By Clemence Fontaine | June 21, 2013

    The first day of summer will get off to a good start today with Make Music New York (MMNY). An entire day dedicated to make New Yorkers vibrate to the rhythm of musicians coming out in the streets. Enjoy the music of the iconic Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer, with 144 singers and 12 trombones, enhanced by Central Park’s acoustic properties; sing along the tune of Nate Buccieri in his piano-bar truck that makes his way down from Harlem to the East Village; or go to a Jam session in Williamsburg or Gowanus.

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