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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Have You Seen Lila the Cat? Lost Near Union Square Late May

Have You Seen Lila the Cat? Lost Near Union Square Late May

June 30, 2014

Twitter: Lila Missing Cat 1 year old Himalayan cat Lila went missing from 17th Street and Union Square West on May 31st. The one year old cat needs medication. Have you seen/found her? Posters on Fifth Avenue near Washington Square.

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Catch the Washington Square Music Festival Tuesday Night at the Park, Only Two Concerts Left!

Catch the Washington Square Music Festival Tuesday Night at the Park, Only Two Concerts Left!

June 23, 2014

Two more concerts! The summer season of the acclaimed Washington Square Music Festival at the Park began last Tuesday and continues this Tuesday, June 24th at 8 p.m. on the Garibaldi Stage, east of the Fountain. The concert will feature soloists Lucia Hyunju Song and Laila Salins accompanied by the Festival Chamber Ensemble performing Vocal […]

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Help Us Mobile "Map" Washington Square Park's Treasures - The Trees, Buried Minetta Creek & more! (Video)

Help Us Mobile “Map” Washington Square Park’s Treasures – The Trees, Buried Minetta Creek & more! (Video)

June 18, 2014

This great project, Washington Square Park Ecology, will create a map of the ecological assets of the park. Local Ecology and Washington Square Park Blog have partnered on this project. The final result will be: * A mobile map of the larger trees and the buried Minetta Brook/Creek and guide to other wildlife. * Users […]

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Summer Washington Square: Things to Do Mornings at the Park ... Yoga, Tai Chi, Dance

Summer Washington Square: Things to Do Mornings at the Park … Yoga, Tai Chi, Dance

June 16, 2014

The New York City Parks Department presents the following free classes at Washington Square Park… yoga, Tai Chi, Dance! All at the Garibaldi Stage, east of the Fountain.

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Hare Krishna / Festival of India Washington Square Park Saturday in Photos

Hare Krishna / Festival of India Washington Square Park Saturday in Photos

June 16, 2014

Vegetarian food, free, and interesting areas for discussion and reflection. There were trash bags everywhere on Eastern end hung on the fences near the food but nowhere near enough trash receptacles on the Fountain Plaza… Then I guess they ran out of unadorned barricades… or were they trying to tell us something? At Fifth Avenue. […]

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Tonight's Free French Film "Buffet Froid" Postponed due to Weather, New Date: Sunday, June 15th 8:30 p.m. Under the Arch

Tonight’s Free French Film “Buffet Froid” Postponed due to Weather, New Date: Sunday, June 15th 8:30 p.m. Under the Arch

June 13, 2014

French “Films On the Green” Rescheduled tonight; New Date at Washington Square under the Arch: Sunday, June 15th 8:30 p.m. Read more here about the series and the film “Buffet Froid” starring Gerard Depardieu.

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Just. One. Day. Save a Shelter Animal Today! NYC NO KILL for Today

Just. One. Day. Save a Shelter Animal Today! NYC NO KILL for Today

June 11, 2014

I’ve written critically about the New York City “shelter” system and how it is way overdue for reform. But for today, I applaud the ACC, Animal Care & Control, for joining in with nationwide effort, Just One Day. No animals will be killed today at the three ACC locations, shelter hours are extended, and adoption fees […]

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Well, there was cake...

Well, there was cake…

June 11, 2014

More to come on yesterday’s “Ribbon Cutting” ceremony heralding long-awaited completion of Phase III construction in the renovation/redesign of Washington Square Park…

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Washington Square Park "Ribbon Cutting" Ceremony for Completion of Phase III Construction Tuesday, June 10th

Washington Square Park “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony for Completion of Phase III Construction Tuesday, June 10th

June 9, 2014

Now that Phase III Construction is pretty much complete (save for the sidewalks), there will be a “ribbon cutting” ceremony with the new Parks Commissioner, Mitchell Silver (tomorrow) Tuesday, June 10th, 1 p.m. at Holley Plaza, west of the Fountain. Announcement from the Parks Department: NYC PARKS CUTS THE RIBBON ON COMPLETION OF THIRD PHASE […]

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