This community development program fosters a number of programs in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood.
The Bernie Wohl Center is home to Goddard Riverside’s after schoolprogram, summer day camp, and other community programs.
Since the 1970s, the Big Apple Circus has engaged audiences with its performances. The circus performs in its own climate-controlled big-top tent in neighborhoods around town. Whether at Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park or Cunningham Park in Queens, no one in the audience sits more than 50 feet from the action.
Believing that the history of the Big Apple can be peeled like an onion, Big Onion Walking Tours has organized educator-lead walking tours of New York's ethnic neighborhoods and historic districts since 1991.
The Billie Holiday Theatre presents three theater works by African- and Caribbean-American artists each year. One of the nation‚ premiere black theaters, the theater has nurtured the talent of artists such as Debbie Allen and Samuel L. Jackson.
Black Spectrum Theatre produces theater, film and video works which examine issues of concern to African-American, Caribbean-American and Latino populations.
The Bloomingdale School of Music has been a standard bearer of music education since 1946. At its Upper West Side campus the school hosts classes for infants, children and adults that range from Suzuki method training to jazz performance. The school also hosts frequent performances by its students, faculty and alumni.
On the southern tip of Staten Island, this 236-acre park has streams, woodlands, ponds, egrets, herons and muskrats. Along with Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Blue Heron Park is the city‚ most active spot for migratory fowl. Wildflower, fungus and geology walks, pond studies and photography sessions are offered..
This ambitious theater company mounts a range of new, classic and rarely-produced plays for general audiences.
Built in 1661 by John Bowne, this house is one of the oldest surviving buildings in New York City. Considered a fine example of vernacular Dutch-English architecture, it is meticulously preserved both inside and out.