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Washington Square Park/All NYC Parks Close 6 p.m. Today Monday Jan. 26 #Blizzardof2015

Washington Square Park/All NYC Parks Close 6 p.m. Today Monday Jan. 26 #Blizzardof2015

January 26, 2015

The New York City Parks Department will close all parks today, Monday, January 26th at 6 p.m. The agency is advising people to also stay out of local parks tomorrow, Tuesday, January 26th due to possibility of falling tree limbs and branches. Washington Square Park always looks fantastic in the snow! Photo: Cathryn

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First Snow at the Park 2015

First Snow at the Park 2015

January 7, 2015

First snow at the park 2015, from yesterday. Photo: Cathryn

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Washington Square Park Circa 1968 by James Jowers

Washington Square Park Circa 1968 by James Jowers

January 3, 2015

A blogger from Berlin wrote at The Finger Blog about New York circa 1960s as shown in photographs by James Jowers – like the one above of the woman sitting facing in on the ledge of the Washington Square Park fountain, lit Christmas tree under the Arch behind her, pack of crumpled cigarettes by her […]

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Rain & Snow Mix with Crowd in Holiday Spirit at Washington Square Tree Lighting Last Night

Rain & Snow Mix with Crowd in Holiday Spirit at Washington Square Tree Lighting Last Night

December 11, 2014

Rain and snow could not stop people from attending the tree lighting at Washington Square last night and in fact in some ways only added to the event. A friendly note: Not to be a scrooge but the park tree lighting ceremony needs some tweaking. The woman who sings, lovely voice, but she sings too […]

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In The News : Washington Square and Other Parks/Public Spaces

In The News : Washington Square and Other Parks/Public Spaces

October 30, 2014

Learn about New York Dosas’ Thiru Kumar whose food cart is based at the southern end of Washington Square Park via Kumar’s Lunch of Dreams, a lovely piece at Mashable. Loving New York: Washington Square at Travel Pulse is a lovely encounter at the park and worth checking out. Michael Kimmelman, Architecture Critic at the […]

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Late September Washington Square

Late September Washington Square

September 30, 2014

It’s turning October and the leaves will turn also shortly but until then, here is the latest from end of September. There is the usual: music, palm readings and tarot, chess and wildlife , along with the also unfortunately occurring all too often: more dead trees around the Fountain. (More to come on this…) In addition, […]

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A Sparrow & Sign at Washington Square

A Sparrow & Sign at Washington Square

September 30, 2014

Love the sparrows and all the wildlife at the park and how they intermingle within the environment. I also really loved this top photo! Photos: Cathryn

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Mid-Summer Washington Square -- Photos, And a Few Brief Updates

Mid-Summer Washington Square — Photos, And a Few Brief Updates

August 14, 2014

Note summer comfort station hours above. And the administration offices now have a gauzy material covering the windows: NY Dosas is in the park now after so long outside but the other “hot dog” vendors are missing at the moment (soon to return I’ve been told): The fountain was off limits over the weekend, the […]

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Summer Washington Square

Summer Washington Square

July 28, 2014

Clearly, there is some disturbance to the Universe that is the trees that line the Washington Square Park fountain as … (more on this to come) Photos: Cathryn I have some news’ posts to come … check back!

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Weekend Washington Square in The Heart of Summer 2014 (Photos)

Weekend Washington Square in The Heart of Summer 2014 (Photos)

June 30, 2014

Photos: Cathryn

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