What You'll Do
Central Park is teeming with secrets and stories, which journalist and NYC expert David Cobb Craig will unfold for you on this walk to significant locations that commemorate the accomplishments of the gay community. David takes you to world-famous landmarks like the Ramble and the Bethesda Terrace, as well as lesser-known sites iconic within the gay community (think the "Whisper Bench" and Oscar Wilde's boyfriend). Throughout your stroll, David also addresses the history of the park at large, from its initial design to present day.
Gay History Within Central Park
Journalist and NYC expert David Cobb Craig walks you through Central Park, revealing how gay culture has influenced the park from its earliest days
Hidden Stories of Statues and Landmarks
David recalls hidden stories behind famous landmarks, including the Whispering Bench and the Ramble
Each event is capped at 16 participants.
David Cobb Craig
Journalist, NYC Expert
Though he's originally from Louisiana, David Cobb Craig's knowledge of New York City could rival many of its lifelong residents. He's lived in the city for more than 30 years, graduated from NYU, and worked as a guide for Central Park Conservancy, learning everything about the park's iconic landscapes, meadows, and monuments. He also spent time as a journalist for Time and as a grant writer for the Museum of the City of New York, and continues to stay in the know as a magazine writer and editor.