Tag Archive | street fairs

NYC Events – Small Parades – don’t miss them.

While walking around the city, I sometimes run into a small event such as a parade or block party. These are the times when the city really shows off its diversity.     Many people are familiar with parades such as the West Indian, Puerto Rican and St. Patrick’s Day parade. Occasionally though, the smaller […]

NYC – Sunday in Washington Square Park – drizzle and all

Some days are just gloomy and sometimes there is a drizzle that make it just a little bit different. what better time to visit Washington Square Park and environs. Here is my walk in pictures… The Park       Art Show       Streets (Mac Dougall – West 3rd – Thompson ) – […]

NYC – More than Tourist Sites – Street Fairs and Festivals

  I happened to be going through the upper east side and stopped at a street fair on East 116th Street. It had children rides, not often seen in the city, as well as food and some novelty items for sale.I was reminded that over the past few years I have written about street fairs. […]

NYC – Small things add to Chinatown’s charm

  This is a short piece just to remind us that there are still plenty of obscure things to find while visiting or re-visiting a city. Looking at the photo below you immediately know you are in Chinatown. Streets are  filled with all kinds of imagery.   We have all heard that the sum of […]

NYC- Summer – Food, Faces and Fairs

The “outdoor” season has begun. Weekends in NYC  come alive with street fairs and festivals. A visit to one of them could be fun to add to your visit. Food is always a good reason for strolling down a street fair. People looking can be fun but look carefully at the many other faces too. […]

NYC – Enjoy a NYC Street Festival

Part of a NYC experience should include either a Street Fair or Festival (links at end of article). The month of May usually begins  the season and it continues throughout the summer and early fall.  The Festivals are quite colorful as they showcase music as well as performers. Of course, each festival will have  the street […]

NYC – Vegetarian – Vegan Parade

aa   This Blog started out to give you a glimpse of the Vegan/ Vegetarian Parade. The parade. this year, due to threatening skies, had fewer participants  and  was smaller than in previous years. Though smaller in number they were never-the-less quite vocal and upbeat.     The following are some web sites that may […]