Category: Summer in NYC

July 01 2020

The New-York Historical Society Takes The Show Outdoors

When the New-York Historical Society reopens on August 14, 2020, the museum’s rear courtyard will play host to a timely exhibit examining the city’s not-so-distant past. Called “Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine,” the outdoor show takes a look at life under lockdown across the five boroughs, as captured through the lens of photographer Kay Hickman in partnership with poet and journalist Kevin Powell. The pair spent two days in early April interviewing and photographing New Yorkers as they … 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