Hosting their annual Summer Camp Kick Off, New York City Parks and Recreation gathered almost 800 kids at Staten Island for a day filled with games, laughter and exercise.
Bryant Park is a ten-acre gem in Midtown Manhattan between 40th and 42nd street. It isn’t very big but there is plenty to do for New Yorkers of all ages. There are multiple sections of the park that each hosts their own events on a daily basis. Bryant Park is hot spot for people to come on their lunch break so they can sit and enjoy nature on a beautiful day in the city.
At the southwestern tip of Brooklyn there lies an amusement park that some say has passed its prime. Coney Island is a symbol of pre-World War America, a nation on the rise in the global economy and political playing field. The carousel, Wonder Wheel, Cyclone, Parachute Jump, and Thunderbolt are antiques these days, but they still bring joy to visitors young and old.
One of the biggest attractions at Coney Island’s boardwalk is now back in full swing. Known as Coney Island’s “Outdoor Museum of Street Art”, Coney Art Walls showcases several of the leading painters of street culture in New York, in addition to those connected with Brooklyn’s deep cultural landscape.
The High Line Park, which spans from 34th street down to Gansevoort Street, has become one of the trendiest spots for lunch hour. Just ask Alan Woo, the local businessman, who travels to the former above-ground railroad twice a week.
On a hot Wednesday afternoon, New Yorkers flocked to McCarren Pool, one of New York City’s public pools, to cool off.
Celebrating its 30th anniversary this summer, the Socrates Sculpture Park has eight fascinating projects lined up by ambitious and unique New York artists.