Tour New York City’s Central Park with a Celebrity

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According to an article in today’s New York Times, a new program by the Central Park Conservancy allows visitors to see the park through the eyes of the some of the city’s most famous locals. By calling a phone number (646-862-0997), which is posted at 40 different sites throughout the park, and entering the appropriate code, visitors will be “led” by the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, Jerry Seinfeld, and Yoko Ono. Anne Hathaway, currently starring in Twelfth Night as a part of the Shakespeare in the Park series, gives a tour of Delacorte Theater. John McEnroe takes visitors to center court at the Central Park Tennis Center.

View all the sites and tour codes at the Central Park Conservancy site

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