On Saturday, September 6th from 3:00pm to 9:00pm, there will be a party in Madison Square Park to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the naming of the park. Called MAD. SQ. 200, the event will feature an historic fair and a contemporary art party. The historic fair will run from 3-6pm and have activities ‘popular […]
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The Mad Sq Reads 2014 program is back this September with book readings on Thursday evenings in Madison Square Park. This year’s program kicks off on Thursday September 4th at 6:30pm with novelist Valeria Luiselli (Faces in the Crowd) at the Farragut Monument on the north side of Madison Square Park. Also included in the […]
Another Sunday, another parade. This time (Sunday August 24th) it is the Pakistan Day Parade and it runs down Madison Avenue between from 38th Street to 24st Street right next to Madison Square Park. It starts at 11am and goes until 6pm. There is not much information about it in English (including the poster), but you can learn more at www.facebook.com/PakistanDayParade.
The India Day Parade for 2014 is today (Sunday August 17th) and it runs down Madison Avenue from 37th Street to Madison Square Park (23rd and Madison). The parade kicks off at noon and ends around 3pm, followed by cultural programs and a food court on Madison Avenue between 24th-27th Street.
This year’s Grand Marshall is Vivek Ranadive, with Sunny Deol as the Bollywood Grand Marshall, and the Guest of Honor is actress and model Ravenna Tondon.
It is a free event and open to the public to attend the parade.
Here is the India Day Parade route:[caption id="attachment_20544" align="aligncenter" width="542"] (map via http://www.fianynjct.org)[/caption]
The annual NYC Pride Parade march is happening again today (Sunday) and starts at 36th Street & 5th Avenue at 12 noon today, runs down 5th Avenue adjacent to Madison Square Park and through the Flatiron and ends at Christopher & Greenwich Streets. The Grand Marshalls this year are Laverne Cox, Rea Carey and Jonathan […]