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Jun
28
Fri
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Jun 28 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Jun
29
Sat
2019
10th annual Rock, Ribs & Ridges Festival
Jun 29 – Jun 30 all-day

10th annual Rock, Ribs & Ridges Festival

June 29 – 30, 2019

Rock, Ribs & Ridges Festival Celebrates 10 Years

Having A Party With Southside Johnny, 38 Special

Summer Bash Features 2 Days Of Great Music & Mouthwatering BBQ by Franklin Sussex Auto Mall

The Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 07822

Adults: $45-90, VIP $85-170
Children: $15-$30; Age 3 and under: free.

INFO/TICKETS: 973-882-8240 or www.rockribsandridges.com

AUGUSTA, NJ — The Rock, Ribs & Ridges festival will celebrate its milestone 10th anniversary this summer by “having a party” with Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes co-headlining with Southern rock powerhouse 38 Special.

Presented by Franklin Sussex Auto Mall, the annual summer bash offers a great festival atmosphere with two days of great music and mouthwatering BBQ as legendary artists and top pitmasters from around the country heat up the outdoor concert season.

The festival experience includes great music, great food, craft beers; VIP shaded seating, meet-and-greet opportunities with the artists, group table seating, on-site camping and RV options with an exclusive bonus concert.

Southside Johnny isn’t the only one leading the party: two-time defending “Best Ribs” champion Alyson Lupinetti of Butch’s Smack Your Lips BBQ from Mt. Laurel, NJ is looking for a three-peat as champion of the grill; the 25-year-old became the first-ever female to win the title and last year swept the awards for both “Best Ribs” and “Best Sauce.”

Tickets for the June 29-30, 2019 festival at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, NJ are on sale now at www.rockribsandridges.com.

With a decades-long successful career, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes continue to deliver their soul-searing brand of raucous blues and R&B, with material mined from their many albums, featuring hits like “I Don’t Want To Go Home,” “Love On The Wrong Side Of Town,” “The Fever,” “This Time It’s For Real,” “Talk To Me” and their definitive fun-time cover of “We’re Having A Party.”

Joining them on Sunday, June 30 are The Outlaws (“There Goes Another Love Song,” “Green Grass & High Tides,” “Ghost Riders of the Sky”), The Marshall Tucker Band. (“Heard It in a Love Song,” “Can’t You See”), and the Farmer Phil Band.

38 Special (“Hold On Loosely,” “Rockin’ Into the Night,” “Caught Up in You,” “If I’d Been the One,” and “Second Chance”) heads the lineup on Saturday, June 29, which also features Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Artimus Pyle (“Sweet Home Alabama,” “Freebird”, “Gimme Three Steps”), The Weight Band (“The Weight,” “Up On Cripple Creek,” “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”), Blackfoot, and The Matt Coffy Band.

Rock, Ribs & Ridges attendees also have the rare opportunity to enjoy award-winning barbecue served up by the five pitmasters and competitive rib teams who will be competing in a juried rib cook-off for the coveted titles of “Best Ribs” and “Best Sauce” with fans voting for the Service Electric People’s Choice Award.

The menu is scheduled to include full and half racks of ribs, brisket, pulled pork, chicken, and delicious side dishes including cornbread and mac & cheese.

The competitive rib teams scheduled to compete and cook are Butch’s Smack Your Lips BBQ; Texas Smoke BBQ of Jefferson, NJ; Pigtails Barbecue Company (West Salem, OH); Cowboys BBQ & Rib Co. (Fort Worth, TX) and Smokin’ Joe’s Hog Wild BBQ (Olive Hill, KY).

For tickets and additional information visit www.rockribsandridges.com.

Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Jun 29 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Jul
3
Wed
2019
Fort Hamilton Independence Day Celebration 2019
Jul 3 @ 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Fort Hamilton Independence Day Celebration 2019

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
4:30 – 10:00 pm

At the Fort Hamilton military base
Entrance: 101st Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn

Visit this page to learn about registration and tickets.

Also, visit their related Facebook Event Posting here…

Free to all with advance registration.

Featuring food, vendors, fireworks, Salsa & R&B from SoundHouse and Raine Torae as well as 1 Wild Night Bon Jovi Tribute band.

Here are a couple videos shared on Youtube featuring folks videotaping previous fireworks at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn:

Fort Hamilton Fireworks 7-2-11

Published by dutchmazz

Fireworks from Fort Hamilton Base in Bay Ridge

Published by Kenny Pierce

 

Co-op City Bronx 2019 Fireworks Spectacular & Concert
Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Co-op City – Riverbay Corporation’s

2019 Fireworks Spectacular & Concert

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
5:00 – 10:00 pm

Fireworks begin at and around 9:00 pm

Find the official event flyer near the bottom of this page

Celebrating our nation’s birthday & the 50th Anniversary of Co-op City

On the Section 2 Greenway opposite the Co-op City Little League field.
On Co-op City Boulevard between Bellamy Loop & Carver Loop

On hand vending will be Co-op City Youth Sports Organizations.

Hosted by Dr. Bob Lee of WBLS 107.5

Featuring performances by The Intruders, Alyson Williams, Los Hermanos De Leon, Howard Hewett, Taana Gardner, Petawane, Bookie Black, Black Rob, Will Traxx, Tski Valley, Rayvon, Dark Reign Royalty

Head out there with your chairs and join them!

Visit as well their Facebook Event Posting Here…

Have a look at these youtube videos featuring past fireworks at Co-op City

Co-Op City Fireworks

Published by W. Richard Morgan

Co-op City Fireworks July 3, 2016

Published by Debby K

Co-op City Fireworks

Published by Deborah Levine

 

Here below is their official event flyer

Jul
4
Thu
2019
2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies
Jul 4 all-day
2019 Summer in the Square - Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies @ New York | New York | United States

2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park

Thursdays, June 13 – August 8, 2019

Just like last year there’ll be sets of events taking place at New York City’s Union Square Park located between midtown and downtown towards the east side of Manhattan (but closer to the middle).

First Round of the Fitness Schedule runs from 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Featuring

Yoga at 7:00 am
Boxing HIIT at 8:00 am
Tai Chi at 9:00 am

 

Second Round of the Fitness Schedule : 5:30 pm – 7: 30 pm

Dance Cardio at 5:30 pm
Cardio HIIT at 6:30 pm
Paragon Sports Run Club at 6:30 pm
Sunset Yoga at 7:30 pm

 

Special Live Performances for kids

11:00 am

June 13: Mike Messer

July 11: Thunder & Sunshine

July 25: Bessie’s Big Shot

August 1: Story Pirates

Lunchtime Jazz with performances by the New School for Jazz

12:00 pm

Within the West Side seating area of the park at 16th Street

Dueling Performances at the South Plaza Main Stage

5:00 pm

With paired acts dueling with each other. Encompassing a range of performance types from DJs and Dancers to Drummers, A Cappella and more.

June 13: Dueling Dancers

June 20: Dueling Jazz Bands (The New School)

June 27: Dueling Drag Queens (Screaming Queens)

July 11: Dueling Comedians (The Stand)

July 18: Dueling Dancers (Peridance Contemporary Dance Company)

July 25: Dueling Dancers (Gibney Dance Company)

August 1: Dueling Beatboxers (The Beatbox House)

August 8: Dueling Drummers (NYU Steel Band)

 

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019

Thursdays, August 1 & 8, 2019

Historic Richmond Town Independence Day Celebration
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Historic Richmond Town Independence Day Celebration @ New York | United States

Historic Richmond Town Independence Day Celebration

Thursday, July 4, 2019

11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Admission: Free for members / $8 for seniors and students / $10 for adults

Activities offered up at this annual event:

  • Taste pie baked in an oven centuries old!
  • Make Victorian paper pinwheels and marching in the Pinwheel Parade.
  • Visit with Artisans of the Historic Trades and learn about the creation of household necessities using period tools.
  • View the displays of the Staten Island Model Railroaders.
  • Participate in a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence.
  • Churn ice cream the old-fashioned way.
  • The Science Behind Fireworks, a demonstration by The Unexcelled Firework Company (1888-1944).
Jul
5
Fri
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Jul 5 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Jul
6
Sat
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Jul 6 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Jul
11
Thu
2019
2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies
Jul 11 all-day
2019 Summer in the Square - Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies @ New York | New York | United States

2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park

Thursdays, June 13 – August 8, 2019

Just like last year there’ll be sets of events taking place at New York City’s Union Square Park located between midtown and downtown towards the east side of Manhattan (but closer to the middle).

First Round of the Fitness Schedule runs from 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Featuring

Yoga at 7:00 am
Boxing HIIT at 8:00 am
Tai Chi at 9:00 am

 

Second Round of the Fitness Schedule : 5:30 pm – 7: 30 pm

Dance Cardio at 5:30 pm
Cardio HIIT at 6:30 pm
Paragon Sports Run Club at 6:30 pm
Sunset Yoga at 7:30 pm

 

Special Live Performances for kids

11:00 am

June 13: Mike Messer

July 11: Thunder & Sunshine

July 25: Bessie’s Big Shot

August 1: Story Pirates

Lunchtime Jazz with performances by the New School for Jazz

12:00 pm

Within the West Side seating area of the park at 16th Street

Dueling Performances at the South Plaza Main Stage

5:00 pm

With paired acts dueling with each other. Encompassing a range of performance types from DJs and Dancers to Drummers, A Cappella and more.

June 13: Dueling Dancers

June 20: Dueling Jazz Bands (The New School)

June 27: Dueling Drag Queens (Screaming Queens)

July 11: Dueling Comedians (The Stand)

July 18: Dueling Dancers (Peridance Contemporary Dance Company)

July 25: Dueling Dancers (Gibney Dance Company)

August 1: Dueling Beatboxers (The Beatbox House)

August 8: Dueling Drummers (NYU Steel Band)

 

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019

Thursdays, August 1 & 8, 2019

Jul
12
Fri
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Jul 12 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Jul
13
Sat
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Jul 13 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Jul
14
Sun
2019
Bastille Day Celebration 2019 in NYC
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

French Institute Alliance Française’

Bastille Day Celebration

Sunday, July 14, 2019
12:00 – 5:00 pm

60th Street from Fifth to Lexington Avenues

Abounding with French cuisine, musique, dance, and myriad attractions for the whole family, this three-block fête populaire invites New Yorkers to revel in the flavors, sounds, and joie de vivre of France.

Learn more at this official page here…

“”Celebrate Bastille Day at New York’s best and liveliest summer fête — join us for a fun and festive afternoon of French food, wine, culture, and entertainment on East 60th Street, from Fifth Avenue to Lexington Avenue.

For over 20 years, Bastille Day on 60th Street, presented by the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), has been New York’s largest public celebration of France’s national holiday and its historic friendship with the United States. The day commemorates the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789 and the birth of the modern French nation.

Abounding with French cuisine, musique, dance, and myriad attractions for the whole family, this three-block fête populaire invites New Yorkers to revel in the flavors, sounds, and joie de vivre of France!””

Keep in mind that yours truly, New Yorkled, has been to this festival twice long ago. Gotta mention how crowded it was. I mean, wall to wall or rather building to building people. Took maybe fifteen minutes to get from one corner to another. BUT, what a blast it was! I totally enjoyed the energy! You just might as well.

Jul
18
Thu
2019
2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies
Jul 18 all-day
2019 Summer in the Square - Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies @ New York | New York | United States

2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park

Thursdays, June 13 – August 8, 2019

Just like last year there’ll be sets of events taking place at New York City’s Union Square Park located between midtown and downtown towards the east side of Manhattan (but closer to the middle).

First Round of the Fitness Schedule runs from 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Featuring

Yoga at 7:00 am
Boxing HIIT at 8:00 am
Tai Chi at 9:00 am

 

Second Round of the Fitness Schedule : 5:30 pm – 7: 30 pm

Dance Cardio at 5:30 pm
Cardio HIIT at 6:30 pm
Paragon Sports Run Club at 6:30 pm
Sunset Yoga at 7:30 pm

 

Special Live Performances for kids

11:00 am

June 13: Mike Messer

July 11: Thunder & Sunshine

July 25: Bessie’s Big Shot

August 1: Story Pirates

Lunchtime Jazz with performances by the New School for Jazz

12:00 pm

Within the West Side seating area of the park at 16th Street

Dueling Performances at the South Plaza Main Stage

5:00 pm

With paired acts dueling with each other. Encompassing a range of performance types from DJs and Dancers to Drummers, A Cappella and more.

June 13: Dueling Dancers

June 20: Dueling Jazz Bands (The New School)

June 27: Dueling Drag Queens (Screaming Queens)

July 11: Dueling Comedians (The Stand)

July 18: Dueling Dancers (Peridance Contemporary Dance Company)

July 25: Dueling Dancers (Gibney Dance Company)

August 1: Dueling Beatboxers (The Beatbox House)

August 8: Dueling Drummers (NYU Steel Band)

 

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019

Thursdays, August 1 & 8, 2019

The Great South Bay Music Festival
Jul 18 – Jul 21 all-day

Long Island’s Longest Running, and Largest 4 Day Music Festival Returns

The Great South Bay Music Festival

Celebrating It’s 13th Year

July 18 – 21, 2019

at Shorefront Park in Patchogue Village

2019 Line Up Includes America, Taking Back Sunday, Slightly Stoopid, Sublime w Rome, WAR, Edgar Winter, Glassjaw, Lotus, Dweezil Zappa, Spafford, SOJA, Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, The Menzingers, Assembly Of Dust, Pink Talking Fish, Frank Iero & the Future Violents, Englishtown Project, Blue Coupe (Members of Alice Cooper & Blue Oyster Cult), and more…

Over 75 Performers on 5 Stages

Patchogue, NY – The Great South Bay Music Festival – Long Islands longest running, and largest 4 day, all ages Music & Arts Festival, returns to the picturesque waterfront at Shorefront Park in Patchogue Village from Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21st.

Tickets for Great South Bay 2019 are on sale now.

To Purchase Tickets: http://bit.ly/GSB2019Tickets

Ticket price includes all concerts and entertainment. Food & beverages not included.

Children ten and under are free, except for the Sunday children’s concert.

For additional festival info, please go to www.greatsouthbaymusicfestival.com

Festival Times:

Thursday, July 18:
Doors are at 3:00 pm, till 10:00 pm

Friday, July 19th:
Doors are at 3:00 pm, till 11:00 pm

Saturday the 20th:
Doors are at 1:00 pm, till 11:00 pm

Sunday the 21st:
11:00 am doors for Great South Bay’s annual Kids Concert

Sunday Regular Fest Ticket holders:
1:30 pm Doors, till 10:00 pm

Shorefront Park is located just a few miles south of LIE, exit 63S.

Jul
19
Fri
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Jul 19 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Monthly Free Fridays at the Intrepid Museum
Jul 19 all-day

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum To Launch Monthly Free Fridays Beginning April 26

New after-hours series will run once a month through October

New York, NY (March 15, 2019) – On April 26, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will launch a new Free Fridays series as part of its ongoing efforts to expand community access to the Museum. For one Friday evening each month, from April to October, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, visitors will be granted free admission to the Museum. Free Fridays will also include a variety of programming such as lively educational conversations, movie screenings on the flight deck, live performances, telescopes for viewing the night sky and more.

Program highlights for each Free Friday is listed below:

APRIL 26, 2019

Visit the Intergalactic Travel Bureau, presented by Guerilla Science, a live, interactive experience exploring the incredible possibilities of space tourism through personalized space vacation planning. Speak with one of the Bureau’s astrophysicist travel agents and plan your ultimate getaway to outer space!

First-come, first-serve. All ages.

Join us in the Space Shuttle Pavilion for Innovators, where Robert Bell of Space & Satellite Professionals International will discuss the many ways satellites drive our world—from TVs and computers to weather forecasts and humanitarian efforts. Beer and wine will be available for purchase with valid ID.

Advanced registration required. Ages 21+.

MAY 31, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while you watch Dunkirk from Intrepid’s flight deck. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

Get ready for some sizzlin’ excitement at Mad Science: Fire & Ice. Learn about the properties of fire and combustion in this live, interactive (and safe!) experience on the ship’s hangar deck.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

Immerse yourself in history on the ship’s flight deck. Meet an Intrepid Aviator or take in our Tales from the Flight Deck talk by one of our Museum educators.

First-come, first-serve. All ages.

Join us for intergalactic yoga—led by Guerilla Science—in the Space Shuttle Pavilion. Stretch like an astronaut and uncover what happens when your mind and body leave the soothing gravity of Earth. Mats will be provided.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

JUNE 21, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while you watch a feature film (selection TBD) from Intrepid’s flight deck. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing less than a month away, visit the Museum’s Space Shuttle Pavilion for our new installation—Media, the Moon and Beyond. Experience the feelings and emotions of that historical moment through archival news media from the era.

JULY 19, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while screening the film First Man from Intrepid’s flight deck. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

Explore the universe in the Museum’s pop-up planetarium with our educator-led shows that will take you around our galaxy and back again. Shows will be running throughout the evening.
First-come, first-served. All ages.

Celebrate the Apollo missions with Dr. Noah Petro who will share images from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter at the Museum’s Astronomy Night. Following the talk, enjoy stargazing on the flight deck with high-powered telescopes (weather permitting).
Advanced registration required. All ages.

AUGUST 16, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while screening a feature film from Intrepid’s flight deck. This film will be selected by the community; check the Museum’s website to vote on your favorite! The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

Celebrate the design, innovation and inspiration behind the Concorde with Lawrence Azerrad, author of Supersonic: The Design and Lifestyle of Concorde.
Advanced registration required. All ages.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2019

Learn about the forces of flight and NASA’s journey to the red planet at our special Spanish-language education demos and tour guide talks taking place throughout the evening.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

Join us in the Space Shuttle Pavilion for Innovators, where you’ll hear from entrepreneurs using NASA technology for the betterment of all. Beer and wine are available for purchase with valid ID.

Advanced registration required. Ages 21+.

Calling all college students! Head to the Museum for a night of tours, flight simulator rides and trivia while hanging out with friends or making new ones from other schools.

Advanced registration required. College students, ID required. 

OCTOBER 25, 2019

Explore the universe in the Museum’s pop-up planetarium, with our educator-led shows that will take you around our galaxy and back again. Shows will be running throughout the evening.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

Celebrate Halloween with a special Astronomy Night and learn about the spookiest planets in the universe from American Museum of Natural History senior scientist, Jackie Faherty. Following the talk, enjoy stargazing on the flight deck with high-powered telescopes (weather permitting).

Advanced registration required. All ages. 

Program schedule is subject to change. For updated Free Fridays info, visit www.intrepidmuseum.org.

About the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a nonprofit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery.

The Intrepid Museum fulfills its mission to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth by connecting them to history through hands-on exploration while bridging the future by inspiring innovation.

Jul
20
Sat
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Jul 20 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Jul
25
Thu
2019
2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies
Jul 25 all-day
2019 Summer in the Square - Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies @ New York | New York | United States

2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park

Thursdays, June 13 – August 8, 2019

Just like last year there’ll be sets of events taking place at New York City’s Union Square Park located between midtown and downtown towards the east side of Manhattan (but closer to the middle).

First Round of the Fitness Schedule runs from 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Featuring

Yoga at 7:00 am
Boxing HIIT at 8:00 am
Tai Chi at 9:00 am

 

Second Round of the Fitness Schedule : 5:30 pm – 7: 30 pm

Dance Cardio at 5:30 pm
Cardio HIIT at 6:30 pm
Paragon Sports Run Club at 6:30 pm
Sunset Yoga at 7:30 pm

 

Special Live Performances for kids

11:00 am

June 13: Mike Messer

July 11: Thunder & Sunshine

July 25: Bessie’s Big Shot

August 1: Story Pirates

Lunchtime Jazz with performances by the New School for Jazz

12:00 pm

Within the West Side seating area of the park at 16th Street

Dueling Performances at the South Plaza Main Stage

5:00 pm

With paired acts dueling with each other. Encompassing a range of performance types from DJs and Dancers to Drummers, A Cappella and more.

June 13: Dueling Dancers

June 20: Dueling Jazz Bands (The New School)

June 27: Dueling Drag Queens (Screaming Queens)

July 11: Dueling Comedians (The Stand)

July 18: Dueling Dancers (Peridance Contemporary Dance Company)

July 25: Dueling Dancers (Gibney Dance Company)

August 1: Dueling Beatboxers (The Beatbox House)

August 8: Dueling Drummers (NYU Steel Band)

 

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019

Thursdays, August 1 & 8, 2019

Jul
26
Fri
2019
2019 QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning
Jul 26 – Jul 28 all-day

2019 QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning

July 26-28, 2019

The Largest Summertime Hot Air Balloon & Music Festival in North America: 100 balloons, 165,000 attendees

For further information call toll free

1-800-HOT-AIR9

or

973-882-5464

www.balloonfestival.com

Also visit this page of ours as well

Following are just a handful of the thousands of photos we’d taken over the years during our visits to this annual event.

Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Jul 26 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Jul
27
Sat
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Jul 27 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
1
Thu
2019
2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies
Aug 1 all-day
2019 Summer in the Square - Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies @ New York | New York | United States

2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park

Thursdays, June 13 – August 8, 2019

Just like last year there’ll be sets of events taking place at New York City’s Union Square Park located between midtown and downtown towards the east side of Manhattan (but closer to the middle).

First Round of the Fitness Schedule runs from 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Featuring

Yoga at 7:00 am
Boxing HIIT at 8:00 am
Tai Chi at 9:00 am

 

Second Round of the Fitness Schedule : 5:30 pm – 7: 30 pm

Dance Cardio at 5:30 pm
Cardio HIIT at 6:30 pm
Paragon Sports Run Club at 6:30 pm
Sunset Yoga at 7:30 pm

 

Special Live Performances for kids

11:00 am

June 13: Mike Messer

July 11: Thunder & Sunshine

July 25: Bessie’s Big Shot

August 1: Story Pirates

Lunchtime Jazz with performances by the New School for Jazz

12:00 pm

Within the West Side seating area of the park at 16th Street

Dueling Performances at the South Plaza Main Stage

5:00 pm

With paired acts dueling with each other. Encompassing a range of performance types from DJs and Dancers to Drummers, A Cappella and more.

June 13: Dueling Dancers

June 20: Dueling Jazz Bands (The New School)

June 27: Dueling Drag Queens (Screaming Queens)

July 11: Dueling Comedians (The Stand)

July 18: Dueling Dancers (Peridance Contemporary Dance Company)

July 25: Dueling Dancers (Gibney Dance Company)

August 1: Dueling Beatboxers (The Beatbox House)

August 8: Dueling Drummers (NYU Steel Band)

 

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019

Thursdays, August 1 & 8, 2019

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019
Aug 1 all-day
Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019 @ New York | New York | United States

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019

Thursday August 1 & 8, 2019

Taking place twice in the month of August are these outdoor film screenings for all to enjoy.

At the North Plaza within Union Square Park which opens at 6:30 pm for seating with the films beginning at sunset.

Thursday, August 1

Space Jam

Featuring Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight & Theresa Randle and stars from the Looney Toons.

Here’s the official original trailer for this film:

+++

Thursday, August 8

Ghostbusters

Starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts

Trailer video is right here:

Aug
2
Fri
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 2 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
3
Sat
2019
29th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival In New York
Aug 3 – Aug 4 all-day

A Colorful Hong Kong Tradition Returns To New York

The 29th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival In New York – (HKDBFNY)

Featuring Two Days of Free Multi-Cultural Performances, Along With Traditional Arts &Crafts Demonstrations, International Foods And Exciting Dragon Boat Racing At Meadow Lake, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NYC

Free & Fun For The Entire Family

August 3 – 4, 2019

9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Taking place Rain or Shine

Visit as well the official page here…

Admission to the HKDBF-NY is Free, Events take place Rain or Shine

Directions to the Festival by bus/subway – Please take the MTA or shuttle bus . –Again this year we’ve worked with the MTA to insure easy and safe transportation to the Festival site. Festival attendees can use their MetroCard or correct change to take the #7 Train to the CitiField stop and transfer from there to special MTA shuttle buses that will take them directly to the Festival site. Parking on-site is limited.

Watch the following video from a previous celebration:

The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York

Published by New China TV

THE OLDEST, LARGEST, MOST TRADITIONAL DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL& MULTICULTURAL CELEBRATION IN THE US!

RENOWNED BLUES ARTIST BRUCE KATZ HEADLINES THE MAIN STAGE AS TWO DAYS OF FREE MULTICULTURAL PERFORMANCES TAKE PLACE DURING THE 2019 HONG KONG DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK.

Katz, one of the Country’s Greatest Living Blues Artists brings his band to perform on the Main Stage Sunday, August 4th @1:30pm. Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY.

Bruce Katz is a legendary keyboardist (Hammond B3 and piano) who has released 10 CD’s as a leader and has appeared on over 70 other CD’s with the likes of John Hammond, Delbert McClinton, Ronnie Earl, Butch Trucks, Duke Robillard, Little Milton, Joe Louis Walker, David “Fathead” Newman, and many others. Bruce had a strong musical connection with the Allman Brothers band, having been a member of Gregg Allman’s Band for six years (2007-2013), Butch Trucks’ Freight Train Band (2015-2017) and Les Brers . Bruce toured with the Allman Brothers a number of times as well.

His 10th & newest CD , “Get Your Groove!” (American Showplace Music) features many new original tunes, both vocal and instrumental. It continues the evolution of the band’s music from the improvisational “jam blues” and roots music he has explored as a member of the various Allman Brothers “family bands.” Bruce is a 5x nominee for the Blues Foundation’s “Pinetop Perkins Piano Player of the Year” award, including 2018. Bruce recently won the BMA for “Acoustic Album of The Year”. He has also been nominated for the Living Blues “Outstanding Keyboardist” award twice (2015, 2019).

HKDBFNY Continues its long tradition of featuring some of the region’s best Multicultural artists performing for the festival. The Opening Ceremony is at Noon on Saturday.

The ever popular Echo Music Jam Band returns to kick of the activities at 10:30 on Sat , a collaboration between musicians in the Echo music scene and talented local singers showcasing the best of Pop, Rock, Alternative, and Metal music. The Chinese Music Ensemble of New York returns on Sunday to start the day, founded in 1961, the Chinese Music Ensemble of New York is one of the oldest and largest Chinese orchestras in the United States playing Cantonese traditional music. The traditional Mariachi Aguila y Plata returns as well bringing the most traditional and cultural Mariachi music of the tri state area. New this year GONG MUSIC provides a dynamic stage for Chinese music performance and education, to promote Chinese traditional music and develop modern elements in folk music to serve a diverse audience. Also new this year the School of Rock House Band, an audition-only band that . consists of some of their most talented students. A returning favorite crowd pleaser the Hudson Valley Storyteller Jonathan Kruk returns to spin “Dragon Tales.” The NY Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Association will entertain with its kung fu demonstration filled with punches and kicks.

Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 3 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Summer Streets 2019 – 7 mile Manhattan Street Closure in August 2019
Aug 3 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Within the tunnel. Photo was taken on NYC Streets Day when traffic is halted along Park Avenue and other streets.

Summer Streets 2019

August 3, 10, 17, 2019
7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Route spans for 7 miles from the East 72nd street exit of Central Park over to Park Avenue an all the way down to the village wherein it winds its way past Astor Place and down Lafayette Street towards the Brooklyn Bridge.

Along the way there’ll be rest stops offering up activities which should be of interest to many.

Sports enthusiasts are in abundance as they ride, walk, run and skate within the tunnel underneath the Helmsley Hotel on NYC Streets Day.

It’s been awhile since we’ve participated in this event but we’re antsy to be getting back in the game and re-experiencing it anew. For perhaps most folks it’s an opportunity to pursue and carry out that which the organizers had in mind. That is, a chance to promote a healthy lifestyle; provide a family-friendly & pet-friendly atmosphere; Promote sustainable forms of transportation…and more. But you know what? It’s an awesome chance for us photographers to walk about through the streets and other parts with cameras in hand for those once in a lifetime shots! So if you’re not into the sports element of what this event offers up then joining with your camera equipment might be a great idea. ‘and well, that’s exactly what yours truly has in mind.

Visit the official site here…

Aug
8
Thu
2019
2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies
Aug 8 all-day
2019 Summer in the Square - Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies @ New York | New York | United States

2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park

Thursdays, June 13 – August 8, 2019

Just like last year there’ll be sets of events taking place at New York City’s Union Square Park located between midtown and downtown towards the east side of Manhattan (but closer to the middle).

First Round of the Fitness Schedule runs from 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Featuring

Yoga at 7:00 am
Boxing HIIT at 8:00 am
Tai Chi at 9:00 am

 

Second Round of the Fitness Schedule : 5:30 pm – 7: 30 pm

Dance Cardio at 5:30 pm
Cardio HIIT at 6:30 pm
Paragon Sports Run Club at 6:30 pm
Sunset Yoga at 7:30 pm

 

Special Live Performances for kids

11:00 am

June 13: Mike Messer

July 11: Thunder & Sunshine

July 25: Bessie’s Big Shot

August 1: Story Pirates

Lunchtime Jazz with performances by the New School for Jazz

12:00 pm

Within the West Side seating area of the park at 16th Street

Dueling Performances at the South Plaza Main Stage

5:00 pm

With paired acts dueling with each other. Encompassing a range of performance types from DJs and Dancers to Drummers, A Cappella and more.

June 13: Dueling Dancers

June 20: Dueling Jazz Bands (The New School)

June 27: Dueling Drag Queens (Screaming Queens)

July 11: Dueling Comedians (The Stand)

July 18: Dueling Dancers (Peridance Contemporary Dance Company)

July 25: Dueling Dancers (Gibney Dance Company)

August 1: Dueling Beatboxers (The Beatbox House)

August 8: Dueling Drummers (NYU Steel Band)

 

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019

Thursdays, August 1 & 8, 2019

Annual Feast of Giglio Di Sant Antonio of East Harlem 2019
Aug 8 – Aug 11 all-day

Annual Feast of Giglio Di Sant Antonio of East Harlem

August 8 – 11, 2019

Games, Rides, Food and Live Entertainment

Pleasant Avenue, 114th – 116th Streets in East Harlem, NYC

Schedule of Events as per their official calendar page here…

The Flyer can be seen below on this page

Thursday, August 8

6:00 pm : Feat Opening Night – Sausage & Peppers Eating Contest / Sponsored by Premio Sausage

7:00 pm : Al Sapienza, of the Sopranos, & Deborah Rennard Singing all your favorite hit with DJ Lou Toro playing all the Doo-wop classics. (7:00 – 11:00 pm)

 

Friday, August 9

7:00 pm : ‘Freestyle for a Cure’ Concert featuring freestyle Kings TKA & Soave performing Live!!! With DJ Agostino of Planet DJs & MC John Luciano

 

Saturday, August 10

12:00 pm : Sant’ Antonion Procession

6:00 pm : Shirts will be distributed to the children in attendance who will be lifting the Children’s Giglio

8:30 pm : Whoz Ya Daddy playing all your favorites from the 70s, 80s, 90s and Today! (7:00 pm – 11:00 pm)

Sunday, August 11

12:00 pm : Paranza Mass at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Shrine Church

1:30 pm : First lift & dancing of The Giglio Di Sant Antonion

6:00 pm : Music & Entertainment by DJ Agostino of Planet DJs & MC John Luciano (6:00 – 11:00 pm)

Have a look at this posted video from a previous year’s procession:

Giglio Festival 2018 East Harlem New York City

Published by LeoCurbeloFilms

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019
Aug 8 all-day
Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019 @ New York | New York | United States

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019

Thursday August 1 & 8, 2019

Taking place twice in the month of August are these outdoor film screenings for all to enjoy.

At the North Plaza within Union Square Park which opens at 6:30 pm for seating with the films beginning at sunset.

Thursday, August 1

Space Jam

Featuring Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight & Theresa Randle and stars from the Looney Toons.

Here’s the official original trailer for this film:

+++

Thursday, August 8

Ghostbusters

Starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts

Trailer video is right here:

Aug
9
Fri
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 9 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
10
Sat
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 10 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Summer Streets 2019 – 7 mile Manhattan Street Closure in August 2019
Aug 10 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Within the tunnel. Photo was taken on NYC Streets Day when traffic is halted along Park Avenue and other streets.

Summer Streets 2019

August 3, 10, 17, 2019
7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Route spans for 7 miles from the East 72nd street exit of Central Park over to Park Avenue an all the way down to the village wherein it winds its way past Astor Place and down Lafayette Street towards the Brooklyn Bridge.

Along the way there’ll be rest stops offering up activities which should be of interest to many.

Sports enthusiasts are in abundance as they ride, walk, run and skate within the tunnel underneath the Helmsley Hotel on NYC Streets Day.

It’s been awhile since we’ve participated in this event but we’re antsy to be getting back in the game and re-experiencing it anew. For perhaps most folks it’s an opportunity to pursue and carry out that which the organizers had in mind. That is, a chance to promote a healthy lifestyle; provide a family-friendly & pet-friendly atmosphere; Promote sustainable forms of transportation…and more. But you know what? It’s an awesome chance for us photographers to walk about through the streets and other parts with cameras in hand for those once in a lifetime shots! So if you’re not into the sports element of what this event offers up then joining with your camera equipment might be a great idea. ‘and well, that’s exactly what yours truly has in mind.

Visit the official site here…

Aug
16
Fri
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 16 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Monthly Free Fridays at the Intrepid Museum
Aug 16 all-day

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum To Launch Monthly Free Fridays Beginning April 26

New after-hours series will run once a month through October

New York, NY (March 15, 2019) – On April 26, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will launch a new Free Fridays series as part of its ongoing efforts to expand community access to the Museum. For one Friday evening each month, from April to October, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, visitors will be granted free admission to the Museum. Free Fridays will also include a variety of programming such as lively educational conversations, movie screenings on the flight deck, live performances, telescopes for viewing the night sky and more.

Program highlights for each Free Friday is listed below:

APRIL 26, 2019

Visit the Intergalactic Travel Bureau, presented by Guerilla Science, a live, interactive experience exploring the incredible possibilities of space tourism through personalized space vacation planning. Speak with one of the Bureau’s astrophysicist travel agents and plan your ultimate getaway to outer space!

First-come, first-serve. All ages.

Join us in the Space Shuttle Pavilion for Innovators, where Robert Bell of Space & Satellite Professionals International will discuss the many ways satellites drive our world—from TVs and computers to weather forecasts and humanitarian efforts. Beer and wine will be available for purchase with valid ID.

Advanced registration required. Ages 21+.

MAY 31, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while you watch Dunkirk from Intrepid’s flight deck. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

Get ready for some sizzlin’ excitement at Mad Science: Fire & Ice. Learn about the properties of fire and combustion in this live, interactive (and safe!) experience on the ship’s hangar deck.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

Immerse yourself in history on the ship’s flight deck. Meet an Intrepid Aviator or take in our Tales from the Flight Deck talk by one of our Museum educators.

First-come, first-serve. All ages.

Join us for intergalactic yoga—led by Guerilla Science—in the Space Shuttle Pavilion. Stretch like an astronaut and uncover what happens when your mind and body leave the soothing gravity of Earth. Mats will be provided.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

JUNE 21, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while you watch a feature film (selection TBD) from Intrepid’s flight deck. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing less than a month away, visit the Museum’s Space Shuttle Pavilion for our new installation—Media, the Moon and Beyond. Experience the feelings and emotions of that historical moment through archival news media from the era.

JULY 19, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while screening the film First Man from Intrepid’s flight deck. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

Explore the universe in the Museum’s pop-up planetarium with our educator-led shows that will take you around our galaxy and back again. Shows will be running throughout the evening.
First-come, first-served. All ages.

Celebrate the Apollo missions with Dr. Noah Petro who will share images from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter at the Museum’s Astronomy Night. Following the talk, enjoy stargazing on the flight deck with high-powered telescopes (weather permitting).
Advanced registration required. All ages.

AUGUST 16, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while screening a feature film from Intrepid’s flight deck. This film will be selected by the community; check the Museum’s website to vote on your favorite! The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

Celebrate the design, innovation and inspiration behind the Concorde with Lawrence Azerrad, author of Supersonic: The Design and Lifestyle of Concorde.
Advanced registration required. All ages.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2019

Learn about the forces of flight and NASA’s journey to the red planet at our special Spanish-language education demos and tour guide talks taking place throughout the evening.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

Join us in the Space Shuttle Pavilion for Innovators, where you’ll hear from entrepreneurs using NASA technology for the betterment of all. Beer and wine are available for purchase with valid ID.

Advanced registration required. Ages 21+.

Calling all college students! Head to the Museum for a night of tours, flight simulator rides and trivia while hanging out with friends or making new ones from other schools.

Advanced registration required. College students, ID required. 

OCTOBER 25, 2019

Explore the universe in the Museum’s pop-up planetarium, with our educator-led shows that will take you around our galaxy and back again. Shows will be running throughout the evening.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

Celebrate Halloween with a special Astronomy Night and learn about the spookiest planets in the universe from American Museum of Natural History senior scientist, Jackie Faherty. Following the talk, enjoy stargazing on the flight deck with high-powered telescopes (weather permitting).

Advanced registration required. All ages. 

Program schedule is subject to change. For updated Free Fridays info, visit www.intrepidmuseum.org.

About the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a nonprofit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery.

The Intrepid Museum fulfills its mission to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth by connecting them to history through hands-on exploration while bridging the future by inspiring innovation.

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Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 17 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Summer Streets 2019 – 7 mile Manhattan Street Closure in August 2019
Aug 17 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Within the tunnel. Photo was taken on NYC Streets Day when traffic is halted along Park Avenue and other streets.

Summer Streets 2019

August 3, 10, 17, 2019
7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Route spans for 7 miles from the East 72nd street exit of Central Park over to Park Avenue an all the way down to the village wherein it winds its way past Astor Place and down Lafayette Street towards the Brooklyn Bridge.

Along the way there’ll be rest stops offering up activities which should be of interest to many.

Sports enthusiasts are in abundance as they ride, walk, run and skate within the tunnel underneath the Helmsley Hotel on NYC Streets Day.

It’s been awhile since we’ve participated in this event but we’re antsy to be getting back in the game and re-experiencing it anew. For perhaps most folks it’s an opportunity to pursue and carry out that which the organizers had in mind. That is, a chance to promote a healthy lifestyle; provide a family-friendly & pet-friendly atmosphere; Promote sustainable forms of transportation…and more. But you know what? It’s an awesome chance for us photographers to walk about through the streets and other parts with cameras in hand for those once in a lifetime shots! So if you’re not into the sports element of what this event offers up then joining with your camera equipment might be a great idea. ‘and well, that’s exactly what yours truly has in mind.

Visit the official site here…

29th Annual Sand Sculpting Competition at Coney Island
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

29th Annual Sand Sculpting Competition at Coney Island

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:00 – 4:00 pm

At Coney Island Beach

Free competition open to all ages. Registration takes place on the day of the event

Grab a shovel, pails and head to the beach!

“”Brought to you by the Alliance for Coney IslandBrooklyn Community Services and Astella Development Corp with help from our sponsors Liberty Coca-Cola BeveragesHonest Tea and Luna Park NYC, this family-favorite event is coming back to Coney Island on Saturday, August 17th.””

First, second, and third prizes will be awarded in each of the following categories:

Family
Individual
Adult
Adult Group

Learn more at the official page here…

FlyNYC Kite Festival 2019
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

FlyNYC Kite Festival

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:00 – 5:00 pm

Pier 1 at 70th Street
500 West 70th Street
Off the Hudson River

Free to all

Kite kits are available for children free of charge while they last. Of course, you could always bring your own kite as well.

An annual event which comes to us courtesy of Summer on the Hudson.

Visit this official page here…

“”Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 1-2 hours before the event. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be cancelled. No rain dates are scheduled. If attendance reaches maximum capacity management reserves the right to close participation.””