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Who Netted and Abducted Nearly 300 of Washington Square Park's Pigeons?

Who Netted and Abducted Nearly 300 of Washington Square Park’s Pigeons?

July 27, 2015

300 Pigeons Seized and Abducted from Washington Square Park | Netted and Snatched in Broad Daylight to be Sold and Killed in Cruel Pennsylvania Live Shoots For over ten years, there have been reports of mass pigeon netting – bird napping – going on in New York City. A van pulls up (it is almost […]

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Summer Daze Washington Square Park

Summer Daze Washington Square Park

June 24, 2015

I was looking at the fountain from the Arch and noticed the plume was really full and moving like a hurricane. As I got closer… I realized it was a man … doing this… I would classify this as … don’t try this at home … or in the Washington Square Park Fountain! One of […]

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Washington Square Music Festival 57th Season 4 Tuesdays, Free Concerts Begin June 16th thru July 7th at the Park

Washington Square Music Festival 57th Season 4 Tuesdays, Free Concerts Begin June 16th thru July 7th at the Park

June 10, 2015

Upd 6/16: Opening night moved indoors to NYU Frederick Loewe Theatre, 35 West 4th Street, one block east of Washington Square at Greene Street. Don’t miss the opening concert of the Washington Square Music Festival’s 2015 Season Tuesday, June 16th followed by performances every Tuesday in June and the first Tuesday in July. All concerts […]

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Fab French (Free!) Films on the Green at Washington Square Park Tonight, Friday, June 5 & Also June 12

Fab French (Free!) Films on the Green at Washington Square Park Tonight, Friday, June 5 & Also June 12

June 5, 2015

If you have never been to Films on the Green during a summer at Washington Square Park, showcasing fab French films shown under the Arch, it is a must do in which the park acts as the perfect setting for a dynamic and engaging experience. If you have been, you know this already! Films on […]

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World Science Festival: All Day Events + Map Wildlife in Washington Sq Park Sunday, May 31st

World Science Festival: All Day Events + Map Wildlife in Washington Sq Park Sunday, May 31st

May 29, 2015

The World Science Festival, now in its 8th year, is going on through the weekend around the city, and comes to Washington Square on Sunday, May 31st when the park will act as host to the Ultimate Science Street Fair. Added on this year to the schedule is a chance to discover wildlife in the […]

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"A Park of One's Own" Washington Square Park Audio Tour May 16th

“A Park of One’s Own” Washington Square Park Audio Tour May 16th

May 16, 2015

And now more about A Park Of One’s Own taking place Saturday, May 16th at WSP at 3 p.m. A Q&A with creator Carla Kasumi follows: How did A Park Of One’s Own come about? What led you to the idea? I’ve been working with audio-guided walks for a while. The first one I did was back […]

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5 Weekend Must Do's: Washington Square, Downtown & Brooklyn - Dance, Engage, Culture, Art & Community

5 Weekend Must Do’s: Washington Square, Downtown & Brooklyn – Dance, Engage, Culture, Art & Community

May 15, 2015

Saturday, May 16th Washington Square Park: A Park of One’s Own. 30 Minute Audio guided tour. 3 p.m. Meets at the Arch followed by a small picnic. Download the audio at web site on May 16th. Bring smart phone and head phones. Learn more here via Q&A interview with the tour creator Carla Kasumi. FlatIron […]

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Track the Buried Minetta Creek in Greenwich Village, Washington Square Park Trees with WSP Eco-Map

Track the Buried Minetta Creek in Greenwich Village, Washington Square Park Trees with WSP Eco-Map

April 24, 2015

Have you been wondering where the buried Minetta Creek flows underground around and through Washington Square and the Village? Or wanted to know the name of each species of tree in the park? Well, now you can find out with a wonderful new mobile map. You read about the beginnings of the project here last […]

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Weekend Washington Square | Plus Some of the Latest

Weekend Washington Square | Plus Some of the Latest

April 13, 2015

The park was packed over the weekend. Many of the lawns were closed due to re-seeding of the grass. This made it seem extremely crowded. This picture was supposed to show the fountain area but actually showcases how out of place those two NYU buildings, Bobst Library and Kimmel Center, are bordering the park on […]

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Shakespeare in the Square Today at Washington Square’s Garibaldi Plaza 12 and 4 p.m.

Shakespeare in the Square Today at Washington Square’s Garibaldi Plaza 12 and 4 p.m.

April 5, 2015

Today at 12 noon and 4 p.m. the annual Shakespeare in the Square at Washington Sq Park’s Garibaldi Plaza, east of the Fountain. From Untapped Cities: Today, Sunday, April 5th Celebrate Spring with Shakespeare in the Square in NYU’s production of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. The event is free and open to the […]

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