Tag: new york

  • Before Arena Rock, There was Lewisohn Stadium

    Before Arena Rock, There was Lewisohn Stadium

    Outdoor concerts are a perennial summer pastime for New York City residents, and perhaps none is more beloved than the New York Philharmonic’s traveling summer series to the parks throughout the boroughs. Before the series began in 1965 (and which for a time included visits to Long Island and elsewhere), the Philharmonic held a longstanding […]

  • Lincoln Center’s $2.4 Billion Impact on New York City

    Lincoln Center’s $2.4 Billion Impact on New York City

    Broadway theaters have been assiduous about promoting their value to New York City’s economy, releasing annual reports and other data on their audiences’ ticket-buying habits, demographics and consumer preferences. These are then used as evidence of Broadway’s role as a major economic engine, helping advocates lobby city and state governments for tax breaks and other incentives.

  • Map: Famous Composer Homes in NYC

    New York City’s apartment buildings, hotels and tenements have provided shelter and inspiration for some of history’s leading composers.