Bryant Park Film Festival in Midtown, NYC
Screening movies in Bryant Park has become an NYC institution. For more than two decades, this Film Festival sponsored by HBO screens the most popular summer movie series in the city including Hollywood classics and current blockbusters. This can be a great opportunity to watch movies in outdoor venues with stunning backdrops of Manhattan skyline.
Almost all screenings start at dusk ie. around 8:30pm so arrive early to claim a seat on the lawn as it opens at 5 pm. It would be best to arrive at 4.30 pm to a get secured spot on the grass in front of the 20 feet high screen. Attending the screening can also be a great opportunity for socializing, dining and hanging out with friends over a movie. Another good news is that whether it’s beer or wine or something you’ve brought with you-all will be allowed to carry inside at the festival!
This Year Schedule-2016
· June 20 — Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
· June 27 — East of Eden
· July 4 — Top Gun
· July 18 — The Omen
· July 25 — Three Days of the Condor
· August 1 — Harvey
· August 8 — High Plains Drifter
· August 15 — The Big Chill
· August 22 — Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn
About the Neighbourhood Midtown
Bryant Park Film Festival will be taking place in the dynamic neighbourhood of Manhattan-Midtown. The area is known for the dazzling vibrancy and energy, packed with theatres, tourist attractions and high-rise commercial buildings. The buzz and glamour of the area are most obvious amid the bright neon signs, giant wraparound news tickers and Broadway marquees. If you are in this district, make sure to visit the Hershey’s Time Square Store to satiate your love for sweets and grab a bite at tourist meccas such as TGI Friday’s or the Dave & Buster’s.
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During your visit or short stay in the heart of New York, stroll up Broadway, to witness some of the America’s most valued institutions and the number of glowing lights. Home to some of the world’s most renowned department stores such as Lord & Taylor, Bergdorf Goodman and the original Saks Fifth Avenue, Midtown is the best place for shopaholic looking for some upscale shopping.
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Midtown is a great neighbourhood to stay if you are holidaying in New York City. The area is surrounded by iconic landmarks, popular attraction and beautiful townhouses. You can choose to stay in a rental unit/serviced apartment to live a local. The apartments are beautifully furnished, spacious, well-maintained and well-connected with the public transportation network.