Category: Family Friendly

July 06 2018

If Music Be The Food of Love, Play On!

In 1954 legendary theater director and producer Joseph Papp decided the greatest city in the world deserved a summer series devoted to the work of the world’s greatest playwright. What began as a collection of workshops has now grown into Shakespeare in the Park, a massive seasonal production that stages two shows each summer at the Delacorte Theater, an open-air performance venue in Central Park that seats up to 1800. The first play to go up at the Delacorte was … Read More

April 06 2018

The 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival

Founded by Robert DeNiro in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks to help revitalize the hard-hit neighborhood of Tribeca, the Tribeca Film Festival immediately made its mark as a major force in the film industry. Known especially for promoting the very best up-and-coming indie filmmakers, this year’s festival will be held at venues across Lower Manhattan from Wednesday, April 18, through Sunday, April 29. The enterpiece gala will showcase the world premier of Drake Doremus’s Zoe, a sci-fi romance … Read More

March 07 2018

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in New York City

As winter turns to spring, the biggest event in New York this month is the annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration. The first ever St. Patrick’s Day Parade was held right here in Manhattan in 1762, and today, the tradition continues with an extravagant procession the morning of Saturday, March 17, which starts at 44th St. and 5th Ave. and continues up 5th Ave. for about two hours, ending at the American Irish Historical Society at 80th St. The Lotte New … Read More