07.11.12 | No Comments
On June 12, the seven dynamic members of the urban-Latino collision group, Ozomatli, joined the largest independent pops orchestra in the United States for an incredible evening of music in Central Park . Check out this video of highlights from the concert!
06.28.12 | No Comments
CPF launched a major awareness campaign in June 2012 with the help of venerable ad agency JWT.com. To get the word out about the breadth of programming we offer in 4 program areas – Arts, Sports, Education & Community Building – CPF called on a very special New Yorker who is absolutely NUTS for our organization. Watch the video to find out what our biggest fan has to say about the work we do!
06.22.12 | No Comments
City Parks Foundation’s 11th annual Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament took place Friday, June 15, at the Split Rock Golf Course in Bronx, NY. Sponsored by Time Warner Cable and American Golf, the tournament is a fundraiser for CityParks Golf, a unique program for youth providing free instruction by golf professionals in NYC parks throughout the five boroughs. Seventy-five players, including Mayor Michael Bloomberg and three-time U.S. Open winner Hale Irwin, attended the annual event.
06.20.12 | No Comments
Check out the great lineup of artists coming to Red Hook Park this week and listen to our Spotify playlist to get ready for the shows!
06.19.12 | No Comments
Sports Coordinator Burt Rosen has been with City Parks Foundation for 18 years and is an integral part of the sports department.
06.04.12 | No Comments
Want a better or new park? Then learn about People Make Parks (PMP), a joint project of Partnerships for Parks and the nonprofit design firm the Hester Street Collaborative that teaches New Yorkers how to become effective collaborators with NYC Park’s around park design. In two short videos, the founder of Friends of Gulick Park on Manhattan’s Lower Eastside shares his tips for starting a People Make Parks project and working with PMP visioning tools.
06.04.12 | No Comments
Parks are truly democratic spaces where people from all cultures and communities can relax and play together for free. In a new guide, prepared by PfP for the Immigrants and Parks Collaborative, we offer our recommendations for how to ensure that members of immigrant communities are included in your group’s park advocacy, stewardship, and programming efforts.