If you make your way to The Big Apple and are looking to find some things to do in NYC without breaking the bank, we've got the best itinerary for you.
Marla Mase's self-portrait on the front cover of her new album Speak Deluxe actually does speak volumes about what she sings. The animalized photograph of her face verifies that Marla is peeved-off about something, or maybe everything.
Cellist Jan Vogler has played with some of the best orchestras in the world, including our own New York Philharmonic. In his own words, Jan shares with NYC-ARTS his favorite things to do in New York City.
The Oprah Winfrey Network is not only about Oprah, but she is the foundation. When a foundation does not do what it is designed to do -- provide support and structure -- the house can not stand.
In the early morning hours, I joined 72 other volunteers for Audubon's 113th Annual Christmas Bird Count. Despite the intermittent drizzle and gray skies, we fanned out and spent the next four hours covering more or less every inch of the park in an effort to count each individual bird in those 843 acres.
A plant quietly grows in our city that incited a revolution in how we fasten things together. In this video, I show you what it looks like and share this story of nature-inspired design involving Swiss engineer George de Mestral, some seeds, and an idea that just wouldn't let go.
The Central Park Five: Preview Screening and Discussion took place at 92Y on November 20, 2012. In this clip, the panel featuring two of the case's wr...
Philanthropy and public-private partnerships should not be faulted but encouraged, especially following Hurricane Sandy's damage to the parks when it's most needed.
He asked me that day how involved I wanted to be, and I trusted these three men implicitly and instantly dove in fully to support this dream of creating a nonprofit music festival in Central Park.
I know that it may come as a shock to some, but New York's Central Park is not an act of God. It might seem that way, especially in the woodlands, which appear so authentically, well, natural.
Stories within stories -- The Words sometimes threatens to swallow itself whole. The fact that it doesn't is a tribute to writer-directors Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal.
Based on the Regent's Park production in London, this Into the Woods is extraordinary theater. A treasure trove of psychological insights is neatly gleaned from the interlocking stories of fairy tale characters.
I roll my eyes every time someone says that New York is the greatest place on earth. The inhabitants of the greatest places on earth have freedom. The people of New York, well, we have civil liberties that are in line with the plutocracy in which we live.
This week Into the Woods starts, making it Sondheim in the Park as opposed to Shakespeare in the Park, and it will be the toughest ticket the Delacorte has had in a while.
I am a terrible blamer. I came face to face with this today, after I dropped my three kids off on the camp bus near our house and took off on an early morning bike ride in Central Park.
The 2012 Aquaphor New York City Triathlon is sponsoring a patriotic underwear run on July 6th. The annual event is one of the most popular underwear runs in the world and is advertised as "just 500 strangers running around in their underwear."