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LGBT Logo transparent stackedMemorializes Victims of the 2016 Pulse Nightclub Shooting in Orlando

Recognizes the Sacrifice of the LGBT Community and Celebrates New York's Commitment to a More Just and Inclusive Society - See Unveiling Here

New York, N.Y. – June 27, 2018 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the opening of New York's official monument honoring the LGBT community, including those lost in the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting in June 2016, and all victims of hate, intolerance and violence. The memorial, designed by artist Anthony Goicolea, is located at the western edge of Greenwich Village, in Hudson River Park. 

FOSUNSummer Film Series at Fosun Plaza at 28 Liberty to Begin July 26

In Partnership with The Downtown Alliance

New York, N.Y. —Lower Manhattan will be a destination for movie enthusiasts this summer as Fosun, in partnership with the Alliance for Downtown New York, hosts The 28 Liberty Summer Film Series on Fosun Plaza at 28 Liberty. Movies will be shown free on the plaza every Thursday night at 8 pm beginning July 26 and running through the end of August.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedReturn of Popular Café Revitalizes Busy Corner Vacant Since 2004

$65 Million Committed Through 2020 in Renewal of Long Island's Most-Visited State Park   

New York, N.Y. – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the $20 million Jones Beach Boardwalk Café is open for business, bringing back a popular dining option and renewed vitality to Central Mall at the heart of Jones Beach State Park. The revitalization of Long Island's most-visited state park is part of the Governor's NY Parks 2020 multi-year commitment of $900 million in private and public funding to modernize State Parks.

nycgoMore Than 2 Million Expected to Attend the 49th Anniversary of the World’s 1st Pride

New York, N.Y. — NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, proudly highlights annual LGBTQ Pride events taking place throughout the City as the summer travel season heats up. Recognized as the number one LGBTQ travel destination in the United States, New York City will burst with energy, diversity and a palpable sense of pride this June. From the iconic Heritage of Pride events in Manhattan—which attract more than 2 million attendees—to the diverse events and celebrations happening throughout the five boroughs, New York City is the ideal destination for visitors seeking a unique, joyful and empowering Pride experience.

Flatiron 23rd Street PartnershipProfessional guides lead participants on 90-minute historic tours every Sunday morning, rain or shine, throughout the year

New York. N.Y. – The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) provides free, year-round historic walking tours of the district every Sunday, led by professional guides. The walking tours highlight some of the city’s most notable landmarks, including the Flatiron Building, New York Life Insurance Building, MetLife Clock Tower, and Appellate Courthouse.

Since the Flatiron Partnership began offering the tours a decade ago, more than 6,500 people - from 60 countries and more than 440 cities in the United States and Canada - have taken part in more than 560 excursions.

New Ohio TheatreNew Ohio Theatre’s Obie Award-winning summer festival taking place June 27 - August 11

New York, N.Y. - Illustrious alumni will guest-curate this summer’s 25-year anniversary edition of Ice Factory 2018, New Ohio Theatre’s Obie Award-winning festival. Ice Factory 2018 will present seven new works over seven weeks, June 27 - August 11, at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City.

Robert W Wilson Overlook - Brooklyn Botanic GardenDesigned by Weiss/Manfredi and Opening in Summer 2019

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Brooklyn Botanic Garden has announced plans for the Robert W. Wilson Overlook, designed by the innovative, multidisciplinary architecture firm Weiss/Manfredi and opening in summer 2019.  One of the Garden’s most significant undeveloped sites, the Overlook encompasses a 1.25-acre area with sweeping views over Cherry Esplanade and the Garden at large.

Erica FaeA solo show created and performed by Erica Fae, with words by Sarah Wakefield

Opens May 23, runs through June 3

New York, NY - The Archive Residency is a vital incubator for New York City’s most electrifying independent theater companies. This two-year residency offers companies an artistic home for the development and presentation of a new work. Each residency culminates with a world premiere production. Now in its fifth year, the Archive Residency is a collaboration between New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (likeminded neighbors in the historic Archive Building in the West Village).

Shady Ladies ToursStarting Saturday, June 16 at 4:00 PM

New York, NY — Shady Ladies Tours will launch The Women’s History Tour of Greenwich Village, a walking tour of the downtown New York neighborhood, on Saturday, June 16 at 4:00 PM. The 2-hour tour examines Greenwich Village’s links to the history of women’s drive for greater autonomy in America, including their demands for suffrage and birth control. On this fun and informative tour, Professor Andrew Lear, founder of Shady Ladies Tours, takes tour-goers on an exploration of this little-known side of the Village.

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