Museum of Natural History Breaks Ground for New Gilder Center; ‘Here We Go, Bravo, and Thank You’

It had the feel of a party, and everyone looked great. The mood was buoyant; people greeted each other warmly; cries of “Hi, haven't seen you in ages” floated abov … Read the rest of this entry >>

Join DOROT As They Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Historic 1969 Stonewall Uprising Through Art, Film, and Story Sharing

SPONSORED: Experience the Stonewall Uprising through the stories of those who lived in New York City at the … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Sisyphus Stones Are Back, With More Poetry Too

Artist Uliks Gryka took a break from placing carefully balanced stones in Riverside Park over looking the Hudson River last year, but he's back … Read the rest of this entry >>

Win Two $250 Tickets to Shakespeare in the Park in WSR’s Short Essay Contest

If William Shakespeare had set his romantic comedy, Much Ado About Nothing, on the Upper West Side, he would probably have called it Much Ado About Everything. … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sing for Hope Public Pianos Are on the UWS and All Over the City

A nonprofit called Sing for Hope has placed 50 colorful pianos throughout the city, available for anyone to play starting this w … Read the rest of this entry >>

An Oscar Wilde Classic Gets a New Twist in Free Central Park Production

“When one is in town one amuses oneself. When one is in the country one amuses other people,” says the main character in the first act of Oscar Wilde’s classic sa … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Bird Bulletin: Artist Nicolas Holiber on Building ‘Birds on Broadway’

It's late on a brisk Wednesday evening in May and an eight-foot-tall Double-Crested Cormorant is making its way across the interse … Read the rest of this entry >>

Summerstage Gets an Update; Check Out the 2019 Concert Lineup

Summerstage, the concert venue inside Central Park near East 71st Street, underwent major renovations and will reopen soon with lots of new ameni … Read the rest of this entry >>

Artists Roam at Unique Children’s Museum Exhibition

Anything, and everything, can be art. That’s roughly the idea behind a novel exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan on West 83rd S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Jackson Pollock-Wannabe Vandal Paints Salon G83 Red

This wasn't the kind of color work Gzime Leka had in mind for her Friday. But when she arrived at G83 Salon – a full-service hair, nails and skincare salon at 100 W. 83rd S … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Will Dispose of Rogue Toe-Like Sculpture Found in Riverside Park

Stones that appear to have been sculpted in the shape of a toe, or perhaps a finger, were found on "a hidden patch of a stairway" in Riverside Park this wee … Read the rest of this entry >>

Major New Interactive T. Rex Exhibition to Launch Museum of Natural History’s Anniversary Celebration

The American Museum of Natural History is turning 150 years old on April 6th. To celebrate, it is launching a multi-year series of events and pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Shopping-Bag Artist of 103rd Street

Charles McCray gives basic shopping bags new life, by making them more beautiful. McCray tends to set up shop outside of the Gristedes at Bro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upper West Siders Stage ‘The Soap Myth’, A Play About the Holocaust with Ed Asner and Tovah Feldshuh

A powerful play written and directed by Upper West Siders and starring Upper West Siders will be performed as a staged reading here in the neighbo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Solving the Mystery of the ‘Trash Trees’ of West End Avenue

The mystery of the holiday Christmas trees on West End Avenue and 87th Street has been so … Read the rest of this entry >>

Top Stories of 2018: A Shuttered Cinema, Sick Raccoons, and a $10,000 Surprise

It seems like 2018 is just getting started, yet suddenly we’re making plans for New Year’s Eve! On the other h … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos: The Brilliant Christmas Trees of West End Avenue, With Flying Pig

Strung in neat array from varicolored non-recyclable bottle caps and jar tops, two ingenious Christmas trees take shape on West End Avenue be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos of the Day: The Gift-Wrapped Trees of 73rd Street

An artist got her block into the holiday spirit by decorating the trees on 73rd Street between Broadway and West End A … Read the rest of this entry >>

St. Agnes Library Showcases Peter Salwen’s City Paintings

Peter Salwen's paintings, which often showcase local streetscapes or nature scenes, are on view through the end of the month at St. Agnes Library at 444 Amsterdam A … Read the rest of this entry >>

Roving Indie Film Group Finds New Screening Venue on 62nd Street

New Plaza Cinema, a group of indie film lovers formed after Lincoln Plaza Cinemas closed earlier this year, is partnering with a new organization to screen f … Read the rest of this entry >>