all stories tagged "central park"

Emerald Nut Run 2010. Do double duty with a night of fun and fitness at this NYE celebration in Central Park. Flickr/Karigee
Bridget Leahy  |  December 23, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
We came up with 12 alternative New Year's Eve celebrations so you can party without the pandemonium. Peruse our picks for the perfect party plan.
Wollman Rink, near 59th St. in Central Park, is the city's largest rink. Flickr/SpecialKRP
Annie Rose Ramos  |  December 9, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Get your skate on at these lovely -- and less crowded -- alternatives to Rock Center's iconic rink.
Runners use 2.3 million paper during the New York City Marathon, according to The New York Road Runners, the organization that coordinates the logistical wonder that is this race. MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Liz Robbins  |  November 1, 2011 2:43 PM | Comments
The New York City Marathon is a day where New Yorkers from all five boroughs come together to produce the city’s most epic spectacle. It's the ultimate New York story.VIDEO
Dan Abrams130
September 26, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
You never know what you'll see in one of my favorite New York public spaces.
September 20, 2011 10:44 AM | 1 Comment
Over the course of the next 1,500 years the two pieces of metal in this sculpture will fuse together.
In a sense, it's a giant clock.
August 22, 2011 3:58 PM | Comments
New York at night, I know it well.
Shel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree."
Kira Cohen  |  July 28, 2011 1:59 PM | 5 Comments
On Saturday, performers will celebrate the poetry and music of Shel Silverstein at Shelebration! as part of Central Park's Summerstage.
Bridget Leahy  |  July 27, 2011 4:40 PM | 3 Comments
Beloved opera tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform in Central Park this fall. Free tickets will be distributed at select locations beginning Aug. 4.
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