July 17, 2014
The President of the United States is coming to New York City and the Upper West Side. It is our understanding that portions of West 66th Street between Central Park West and Riverside Boulevard will be closed today during the afternoon and early evening.
July 14, 2014
WBGO Travel invites you to hop aboard the bus from Jazz at Lincoln Center, 10 Columbus Circle, (or other pickup locations in the metro area) for a direct ride to the front gate of the 60th Anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island on Friday, August 1, Saturday, August 2 or Sunday, August 3. This excursion includes: round trip bus travel from departure location directly to the festival gate, general admission ticket to the festival for the full day plus access to the WBGO Shade Tent on the festival grounds. The buses will have wifi, restrooms and reclining bucket seats. These benefits are available ONLY for those who book the WBGO package.
Buses have varying departure times, please click here for specific times from your departure location. At the end of each day, buses leave from the front gate of the Newport Jazz Festival. Return times leaving festival are as follows: Friday 6PM, Saturday & Sunday 7PM.
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July 7, 2014
The New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYC DDC) has issued an advisory that there will be a second shift from 3:30pm to 12am (midnight) beginning Monday, July 7th and continuing for approximately six weeks on W. 62nd Street between Columbus Ave. and Amsterdam Ave. The work is being done to facilitate mico-tunneling for the 48” water main and will be maintained within construction safety barriers. Click here to read the entire advisory.
July 2, 2014
The New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYC DDC) has issued an advisory about parking restrictions. There will be no parking on W. 60th Street from Columbus Avenue to Amsterdam Avenue on Wednesday, July 9 and Thursday, July 10 and no parking on Columbus Avenue between W. 60th and W. 61st Street on Friday, July 11 and Monday, July 14. Click here to read the entire advisory. READ
June 18, 2014
The highly-anticipated Free Lunchtime Summer Concert Series is back to make afternoons more festive in Lincoln Square this July and August. The favorite outdoor concerts at Richard Tucker Park will feature several new – along with a few returning – musical performers. Locals, visitors, music enthusiasts, and yogis are all encouraged to grab lunch and make their way to the park for complimentary refreshments from local eatery P.J. Clarke’s, and live music by top musicians from MTA’s Music Under New York, NYC’s eclectic “underground” scene!
From classical quartets to the sounds of Brazil, these free lunchtime concerts offer a variety of melodic genres sure to please any culture vulture. New performers this year include: Robert Anderson Jazz Band; Brown Rice Family; Asylum Quartet; Yut & the Hot Four; The Good Morning Nags; Afrikumba Utibe Drummers; Tyrone Owusu Slater Ensemble; Toli Nameless; Lucky Chops Brass Band. YogaWorks is also returning to Lincoln Square, and will hold free restorative stretch sessions in between music sets for some lunchtime relaxation.