Category: Public Spaces

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

May 06 2019

Much Ado About Shakespeare

Though the Globe Theatre of London was Shakespeare’s original theatrical home, today, more than four hundred years after the Bard laid down his pen for the last time, our very own Central Park becomes the center of the Shakespearean universe for a few months each summer. From May through August, Shakespeare in the Park stages two extravagant productions at the magnificent Delacorte Theater, an open-air venue that seats up to 1800 lucky viewers. First up this summer is Much Ado … Read More

April 03 2019

Cinematic History in the Making at the Tribeca Film Festival

Since perfecting the studio system of motion picture production in the early 20th-century, Hollywood has dominated the international film scene. Even today, if you want to immerse yourself in the world of blockbuster productions, L.A. is the place to be. If you’re interested in experiencing the full scope of what cinema can do, however—from indie films by emerging talent to experimental art-house production to documentaries, foreign film, and more—New York delivers the most cutting-edge work expanding the boundaries of what … Read More