If you think you need to fly to Japan or even Washington, D.C. to view a breathtaking cherry-blossom bloom—think again. We’ve got thousands of sakura trees right here in New York City. And if you time your visit properly, you may even even get to see an entire festival devoted to the fragrant pink flower.
It’s often said the springtime is the season of rebirth and renewal, and there aren’t many cities where this is more apparent than New York. While the fall and winter parades and festivals are generally tied to holidays such as Halloween and Christmas, springtime boasts amazing public programs even when there isn’t a larger nation-wide