Spending time in the parks in NYC is one of the best parts of my day. The seasons are changing at all the parks in the city. Central, Battery, East River and so many more through out the upper east side. Now to find the perfect place somewhere in the middle to access them all. New condos are all over the place in Manhattan. Try some out if you are looking I fell in love with Ruppert Yorkville Towers Condominium, Azure, Laurel Condominiums and Evans Tower.
I recently took a free tour of the Conservatory Garden in Central Park. Joe, who hails from Wisconsin, was the volunteer/gardener leading us on this tour. His love for the garden showed as he went into detail about the annual and seasonal plantings, while winding us through the 6 acre maze. It was mainly a horticultural event with a few history facts tacked on. We learned that this was the 2nd most dangerous spot in Central Park in the 1970’s. Good to know that criminals appreciate beauty as well. A lot has changed since then, in terms of safety, and now this part of the park is dominated by wedding ceremonies, Women’s Luncheons of the Central Park Conservancy, and tourists.
It’s worth noting that perhaps the end of summer is not the best time to visit, nonetheless, the majestic year-round beauty of the Central Park’s only formal garden, keeps everyone’s…
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