August 07 2019

Take a Trip Through Time at 14th Annual Governors Island Jazz Age Lawn Party

One of the most iconic depictions of the New York City high life, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby has captivated readers for almost a century with its penetrating commentary on class and the American Dream in the Roaring Twenties. Though we would hardly recommend Jay Gatsby as a role model, no one can deny that the man knew how to throw a party. On August 24 and 25, from noon to 6 P.M., thousands of celebrants will don their … Read More

July 04 2019

The Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival

One of New York City’s most venerable summertime traditions, Lincoln Center Out of Doors has announced the full line-up of performances for the festival’s thrilling 49th season. From Wednesday, July 24, through Sunday, August 11, thousands of New Yorkers will pour into the various plazas and parks of Lincoln Center to enjoy live music, dance, spoken-word poetry, and other outstanding entertainment. Featured artists will include Wilco lead singer and guitarist Jeff Tweedy, R&B sensation H.E.R., British singer-songwriter Samm Henshaw, poets … Read More

June 05 2019

New York Celebrates WorldPride 2019

It was warm in Greenwich Village in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, when police launched a raid on the Stonewall Inn. The fact of the raid itself wasn’t unusual. Authorities often targeted bars that catered to gays and lesbians, drag queens, transgender people, vagrant youth, and others in the LGBTQ community. The response, however, was anything but normal. This time, the patrons fought back, in a confrontation that would become famous the world over as the Stonewall … Read More