Right in the heart of Manhattan stands this oasis of rolling pastures and gardens, stretching from Midtown to Harlem. It was ... More
Right in the heart of Manhattan stands this oasis of rolling pastures and gardens, stretching from Midtown to Harlem. It was created in 1857 by Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux. These days walkers, rollerbladers, bikers, and joggers compete for space. Lovers meet at the Bethesda Fountain on Bethesda Terrace. To the north, others wander at the mystery of Belvedere Castle. Nearby is the Delacorte Theater, where visitors can watch plays in the summer. It blends so easily with the Manhattan environment that it is difficult to guess that it is totally man made. Across the park lies a charming Central Park Wildlife Conservation Center, and children of all ages love the restored carousel.
This 16 acre park served as a military parade ground at the beginning of the 19th century. Today, it is
an integral part of the East Village's daily life. In 1988, riots occurred in Tompkins Square Park as a ...
The 'Battery' was created in 1693 when the British government that then controlled New York mounted cannons there. It played
a role in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and even the Civil War as draftees were housed ...
Hosted by the fabulous talking robot, B.B. Wonderbot, Sony Wonder Technology Lab is an interactive hi tech playground which is
a great place for kids, and the best part is that it is free. With rotating exhibits on audio, ...
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