Category: Holidays

June 05 2018

From the Street to the Stage New York Celebrates Pride

As one of the cultural capitals of the world, New York City often finds itself at the forefront of historic global change. In June of 1969, the Stonewall Riots of Greenwich Village marked one such pivotal moment, from which the modern LGBT rights movement was born. On June 24, our great city will welcome hundreds of thousands of revelers to its 49th annual Pride Parade, which promises to be the most spectacular yet. If you’ll be joining us for the … 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

December 11 2017

The New York City Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Most ballet enthusiasts would probably agree that if you can see only one ballet during your lifetime, it should be a Tchaikovsky ballet. And if you happen to be in New York during the month of December, the choice is clear: The New York City Ballet’s rendition of the Russian maestro’s The Nutcracker is a performance you must not miss. From the mischievous “Dance of the Sugar Plumb Fairies,” to the sultry “Arabian Dance,” to the galloping “Russian Dance,” to … Read More