Soundview Branch-New York Public Library

Mon & Thurs: 12 pm-6 pm Tues & Wed: 11 am-7 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Soundview Branch of The New York Public Library, which opened in 1973, is a bright, airy one-story marble building located on Soundview Avenue near Seward Avenue. Partially accessible to persons who use wheelchairs, the branch houses adult, young adult, and children's books, a small Spanish language collection, a non-print collection of videos, CDs, CD-ROMs, language tapes, and books on tape available for borrowing. A meeting room is available for community group use.For more information on the branch, click here.

South Street Seaport Pier 17

Pier 17 is a mixed-use pier that holds shops, eateries, summer arts events and exhibition spaces. The pier extends into the East River and is across the street from the South Street Seaport Museum (a separate entity) and historic buildings.

Spuyten Duyvil Branch-New York Public Library

Mon - Thurs: 10 am-7 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Spuyten Duyvil Branch of the New York Public Library is located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, one block west of the Henry Hudson Parkway. Designed by architect Giorgio Cavaglieri, the building opened to the public in August of 1971. A one-story structure, it is accessible to persons who use wheelchairs. The branch's name comes from the Dutch Spuit den Duyvil, loosely translated as the Devil's Spate. This was the name 17th-century Dutch settlers gave to a now extinct waterway separating the northern tip of Manhattan from ...

Staten Island Creative Community

This group produces the Art by the Ferry festival and presents monthly group shows at the Art at Bay gallery near the Staten Island Ferry terminal in St. George.

Staten Island History Center & Archives

Exhibition hours: Tues-Fri 1-4 pm. Research hours: Tues, Thurs & Fri 10 am-4 pm by appointment.The center is part of the Staten Island Museum. Call Cara Dellatte at (718) 727-1135, x122 to make appointment. Parking is available in front of Building H.

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building-New York Public Library

Mon, Thurs - Sat: 10 am-6 pmTues & Wed: 10 am -9 pm Sun: 1 pm-5 pmOften referred to as the 'main branch,' the magnificent Beaux-Arts landmark building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street is not a branch with circulating collections at all (except for an outstanding Children's Center), but rather houses the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. Here are the Library's rich and diverse collections in the humanities, social sciences, and special collections. These non-circulating graduate-level collections were initially formed from the consolidation of the Astor and Lenox Libraries, and have evolved into one of the world's preeminent public resources for ...

Strawberry Fields

Named after the Beatles song Strawberry Fields Forever, this two-and-a-half-acre teardrop-shaped garden in Central Park is a memorial to John Lennon. At the center lies the Imagine mosaic, donated by the city of Naples.

The Ailey Extension

Since its inception in 2005, The Ailey Extension has fulfilled Mr. Ailey’s life-long commitment of bringing dance to everyone by offering “real classes for real people.” The Ailey Extension offers of over 80 classes per week in more than 25 different dance and fitness techniques.

The New School, Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street

Designed and built in the 1930s by legendary architect Joseph Urban, the Auditorium is an impressive 468-seat venue with a proscenium style stage. It was named one of the world's most powerful rooms by ABC news in 2014, thanks to the incredible roster of public figures and leaders who have spoken there.