Category: Family Friendly

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

March 06 2019

The World’s Oldest and Largest Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit! Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to you! Though the holiday itself always falls on March 17, the highly-anticipated New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will step off from East 44th Street and 5th Avenue at 11 A.M. on Saturday, March 16 this year. As the world’s largest and oldest Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, this event attracts approximately 2 million celebrants, and as a guest of the Lotte New York Palace, you are ideally located to … Read More