New York's "flagship" park of 843 acres, 26,000 trees, and almost 9,000 benches has had a rather checkered history. Planning began around 1868, when city commissioners chose the "Greensward Plan" developed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux. In the ensuing decades of build...59th to 110th Streets
Every visitor to New York has heard about Central Park, but Brooklyn's massive Prospect Park rightfully deserves its fame. Featuring fantastic events, green spaces, and the famous Grand Army Plaza arch at the main entrance to the Park, built in 1892, the "Jewel of Brooklyn" recei...Grand Army Plaza to Parkside Ave
The Tribeca Film Institute successfully launched the First Annual Tribeca Film Festival in 2002. Created by Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro, the mission of the Tribeca Film Festival is to enable the international film community and the general public to experience the power of ...Tribeca and Vicinity
Growing from its humble beginnings as an ash dump in the late 1800s, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden has come to represent today the very best in urban gardening and horticultural display. Stroll around the newly renovated Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden and you'll find yourself tra...1000 Washington Ave.
The Parade route begins on West 43rd, 44th and 45th Streets, on 6th Avenue. From here, the parade will march north into Central Park. The parade starts at 2.00 pm. Bands will begin forming up at 12:00 pm. For a useful map, visit the Parade Web site (link above). What is Tartan...W 44th St At 6th Ave