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Great Lawn

Central Park: Social Networking On Shabbat

Ariel Gros-Werter | Posted 11.06.2011 | Religion
Ariel Gros-Werter

The gathering of troves of young Jews at the Great Lawn of Central Park in Manhattan on Saturday afternoons is in many ways like a non-virtual Facebook, except without alerts of your friends in common.

10,000 Yogis Rained Out in Central Park (SLIDESHOW)

Chasen Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chasen Marshall

Central Park was set to be transformed into the world's largest yoga studio, as over 10,000 blue mat wielding participants were prepared to go into down dog in unison. Things didn't go exactly as planned.

We Need Bloggers!

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help our Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive advance assignmen...

Central Park Igloo... An Unexpected Winter Wonder

Lisa Honig Buksbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lisa Honig Buksbaum

I saw an igloo in Central Park. It was incredible. Nine feet tall and five feet wide, it glistened amidst the lampposts sprinkled along the enormous oval path encircling the Great Lawn.

Great Lawn Crowd Limits Necessary: Report

New York Times | Simon Akam | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An independent report released Tuesday recommends a 55,000-person limit for events on the Great Lawn in Central Park -- essentially supporting the cit...