Holocaust Museum LA, the first survivor-founded and oldest Holocaust museum in the United States, will unite with organizations around the world in celebration of the first ever Holocaust Survivor Day, Thursday, June 24, 2021.   Holocaust Survivor Day will be celebrated annually on June 26; but, as that date falls onContinue Reading

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced ‘Hometown Heroes,’ a ticker tape parade celebrating the Summer of New York City and thanking the essential workers who uplifted New Yorkers through the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The parade, which will take place at 11:00 A.M. on July 7, 2021, will beginContinue Reading

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today the availability of $105 million in critical arts and cultural funding through the New York State Council on the Arts, including a program to reinvigorate near-term live performances that opens for applications Wednesday. The grants will aid in the arts sector’s multi-year recovery from COVID-19 and spur the revitalization ofContinue Reading

Yesterday, the New York City Public Design Commission recognized the Central Park Conservancy, NYC Parks, and a design team led by the Conservancy and Susan T. Rodriguez Architecture & Design with Mitchell Giurgola with the Award for Excellence in Design for the reconstruction of the Harlem Meer Pool and Rink—formerlyContinue Reading

As New Yorkers prepare to vote in the first-ever citywide Ranked Choice Voting election, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chief Democracy Officer Laura Wood today announced ‘Rank Your Pizza,’ an interactive challenge that educates New Yorkers on the new system by encouraging voters to rank their favorite pizza toppings inContinue Reading

Partnership with New York State Offers Vaccines to Empire State Building Observatory Guests; New Protocols and Benefits for the Fully Vaccinated /PRNewswire/ — Empire State Realty Trust (ESRT) has partnered with New York State to become the first commercial portfolio to now accept Excelsior Pass as an alternative to current entry screening procedures, and to provide mask-optionalContinue Reading

$31 Million Project Adds Interim Recreation Space, Outdoor Flexible Space, Benches, Propeller from S.S. United States, Interpretive Panels to Existing Hudson River Park Facilities Project Completed in Less than Three Months Pier 76 To Host Outdoor Screenings as Part of Tribeca Film Festival New York State Took Possession of PierContinue Reading

NYC Pride is excited to bring back Youth Pride, a celebration of and for LGBTQIA+ and ally teens, as a virtual gathering in 2021. For this year’s experience, NYC Pride has partnered with youth-focused LGBT centers, organizations, and programs nationwide to present the iconic annual Youth Pride virtual event. This programContinue Reading

NYC Pride announces its Grand Marshals slated to lead the NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 27, 2021. Wilson Cruz, Ceyenne Doroshow, Menaka Guruswamy & Arundhati Katju, Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, and Aaron Philip will head this year’s celebration. Wilson Cruz currently stars as Dr. Hugh Culber on the Paramount+ series Star Trek: Discovery, which won a GLAAD award lastContinue Reading