Category: Public Spaces

October 07 2019

The Rink at Rockefeller Center Plaza: A Promethean City Icon

From the Statue of Liberty to Grand Central Terminal, to the Empire State Building, New York City abounds with iconic landmarks. Just a leisurely four-minute stroll from our hotel, the Rink at Rockefeller Center Plaza is another such landmark, frequently appearing in movies and television shows over the decades. Though you’ve probably seen the rink and the 18-foot golden statue of Prometheus that overlooks it, you might never have noticed the inscription on the wall behind: “Prometheus, Teacher in Every … Read More

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