Exploring Greeley Square Park

Video available on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. Free fries and football! And by "football," of course, I mean "soccer." On December 2 from 9am to 5pm, come to Greeley Square Park at the entrance to Manhattan's Koreatown for free unlimited fries and other freebies to celebrate South Korea playing Portugal in this year's World …

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Exploring Prospect Park (Part 2)

Video available on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. My long-awaited return to Prospect Park. Although I enjoyed stopping by Brooklyn's much-noted Prospect Park in the spring, it was a rainy, dreary day. I promised commenters that I would return, and here I am! If you had your doubts, this park definitely lives up to the …

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Johnny O’Leary at Washington Square Park

Video available on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. Local NYC celebrity Johnny O'Leary shares some thoughts. Washington Square Park is home to a number of dedicated amateur chess players, and perhaps none are better well-known than Johnny O'Leary from Staten Island. After playing (and losing!) a round of chess against Johnny, I grabbed him a …

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Exploring Washington Square Park (Part 2)

Video available on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. Do you know the history behind influencers' favorite park? While Washington Square Park may be a favorite of person-on-the-street interviews on social media, there is quite a bit of history behind it. I have covered the park on this series before, but I return to break down …

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