Dance Parade New York includes more than 70 styles of dance, ranging from classical ballet to hip-hop and is a colorful explosion of beautiful costumes, decorative floats, lively music and joyous dancers.
The ArtBridge project ChromaTweet transforms the scaffolding outside Empire Stores in DUMBO, Brooklyn.
In the heart of the trendy Meatpacking District, Gansevoort Plaza is at the intersection of Gansevoort Street, Little West 12th Street and Ninth Avenue.
This 172-acre island in New York Harbor was a quiet military installation under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Army from 1794 to 1966 and of the Coast Guard until 1996. It now hosts free art exhibitions, festivals and ticketed concerts and is accessible by a free ferry.
Located in the East Village of Manhattan, Green Oasis and Gilbert’s Sculpture Gardens were founded in 1981, when the neighborhood still ached from the mass destruction, arson and drug use rampant during the preceding decades. The sister gardens aimed to provide a safe, green haven for all people, especially children. The gardens help stimulate the community, offering a space to perform theater, poetry and enjoy the fruits of nature.
The Hester Street Fair hosts a mini food festival on opening day. The Lower Feast Side in partnership with the LES BID and the Festival of Ideas for the New City will be celebrating the new and returning all-stars of The Hester Street Fair. The market will be open for shoppers looking for special handmade and collected goods.
The Irish Hunger Memorial, built in 2002 by Brian Tolle, commemorates the Irish-American experience in New York.
Open daily 7 am-dusk. Closed in winter. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) presents LentSpace, a free, temporary outdoor cultural space that transforms an entire city block into a platform for contemporary art exhibitions complemented by public programs. LentSpace features a tree nursery, a custom operable fence, benches and a display surface for a commissioned graphic design series. For more information, click here.