Join the fun with CLIF Kid Backyard Game of the Year Playoffs at Fall Kids Fest on October 15! CLIF Kid, maker of organic snacks for active kids, asked children across the country to reconnect with outdoor play by inventing their own creative backyard games and entering the Backyard Game of the Year Contest. The… Read more
Nothing quite conjures up images of fall like a fresh planting of Chrysanthemums. Geraniums and Begonias might rule the summer garden, but mums remain the queen of fall blooming plants. Chrysanthemums have been culturally significant throughout the United States and Asia for centuries. From ancient emperors to homecoming queens, it seems everyone has held this… Read more
**SPECIAL UPDATE** Alison Saar, the artist of Feallan and Fallow, will be coming to Family Art Workshop at 11am! Come meet our newest Mad. Sq. Artist! Though we are sad to see Echo leave Madison Square Park, we are thrilled to have Alison Saar’s Feallan and Fallow come to the Park this September. Saar’s new… Read more
Mad. Sq. Music: Studio Series showcases some of the best in folk, roots and Americana music, free of charge in Madison Square Park. It’s our pleasure to showcase this gorgeous, traditional music, but we couldn’t do it on our own. The Studio concerts are produced through the support of our very generous sponsors. Click through… Read more
The fantastic food by Eataly, Grafitti, and Resto at US Open Live is a grand slam! Even if you’re not staying to watch the tennis action on the big screen, come down to the park for some lunch, dinner, or drinks. Neighborhood super-eatery Eataly is serving up crispy ribs and local fish. The fried chickpeas… Read more
We are pleased to announce our 2011 lineup for Mad. Sq. Music: Studio Series! Mad. Sq. Music, in collaboration with The Baisley Powell Elebash Fund, presents the Studio Series to promote and foster a legacy of American music through free, live music performances. We begin the season this year with our first-ever Bluegrass in the… Read more
Want to help us try to win a $100,000 grant from Coca-Cola? Easy – just vote for Madison Square Park in their Live Positively “Your Favorite Park” campaign. Full details at the website. Thanks for voting…and remember you can vote as often as you like through September 6.
The month of August…Augustus Caesar, be he ever so humble, named it after himself. He must have been a hot one. This is a month of relative quiet for a gardener, seeing as how maintenance and planning for fall are the biggest gardening chores. I should clarify that this is not really the case for… Read more