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TONIGHT * FRIDAY, JULY 11 @ 6 pm Pelham Bay Park - Middletown Road and Stadium Ave.
AFRO-CUBAN AND LATIN JAZZ Master percussionist Bobby Sanabria and his band
First appearance at BAE SummerMusic Presented by Councilman James Vacca

Bobby Sanabria is a 7x Grammy nominated as a leader American drummer of Puerto Rican descent who is also a percussionist, composer, arranger producer, documentary film producer, educator and a writer.

http://www.bobbysanabria.com/

DIRECTIONS
Pelham Bay Park is located in the northeast corner of the Bronx and is serviced by the Bruckner Expressway/New England Thruway (I-95) combination. Pelham Parkway serves as a crosstown route to the park.

From the New England Thruway (I-95) South Take I-95 South to the Westchester Avenue exit. Go straight along the service road for approximately 4 lights and make a left onto Jarvis Place to go over the I-95/Bruckner Expressway. Make the next left and head north on the service road. At the first light, make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the street (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and the first left into the parking lot.

From the Bruckner Expressway Take the Bruckner Expressway north and exit at the Lafayette Avenue exit. Stay on the northbound service road and make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the block (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and another left turn into the parking lot.

From the I-95 North Take I-95 north and exit at the Country Club Road/Pelham Bay Park exit. Stay on the northbound service road and make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the block (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and another left turn into the parking lot.

From Pelham Parkway, eastbound Take Pelham Parkway eastbound past Eastchester Road and get into the right lane. Go through the next light and make a right turn onto the Pelham Parkway service road. (Be careful not to get onto the Hutchinson River Parkway.) Follow the service road around to a stop sign and under the IRT No. 6 train and head south along the Bruckner Expressway service road. Go straight along the service road for approximately 4 lights and make a left onto Jarvis Place to go over the I-95/Bruckner Expressway. Make the next left and head north on the service road. At the first light, make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the street (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and the first left into the parking lot.

Public Transportation Pelham Bay Park can be reached by the IRT No. 6 train to the last stop; the Bx5, Bx12, and Qbx1 buses to the train station; the Bx29 to the City Island Traffic Circle; or Westchester bus No. 45 to the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum. To get to the park take the pedestrian bridge from the train station down to the park side, walk toward the brick building/parkhouse, and go past the back heading straight toward the tennis courts. Once past the tennis courts, the track will be visible. Concert is on the opposite side of the track, next to the parking lot.

USA Beats RUSSIA - MEN'S HOCKEY

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Team USA beats Russia in men's hockey. USA Hockey bests the Russians in a hockey shootout What an exciting and incredible finish. T. J. Oshie makes his mark in Sochi.

The United States of America has defeated The Russian Federation 3-2 in a nail-biting shootout hockey clash at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

The Russian team initially could have scored the winning point with just under five minutes left in the third period of the preliminary round game, but the referees disallowed the goal because the net was knocked out of place before that shot.

CLASSICAL ASIAN MUSIC

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St. Paul's Church in Mt Vernon, New York hosts several special events during the year for visitors to experience history and culture firsthand. Guided tours, costumed demonstrations and special events explore the site's rich history.

ICE SKATING LOCATIONS

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Aviator Sports
These two NHL-regulation rinks— housed inside a former airplane hangar at Floyd Bennett Field—are open for public skating year-round. At least one open-skating session is held every day. Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave south of the Belt Pkwy, Marine Park, Brooklyn (718-758-7500, aviatorsports.com). $8, children 12 and under $6; skate rental $5.

Abe Stark Rink

FIRST FRIDAYS

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Friday, September 5 Salieu Suso and Malang Jobarteh 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Bronx Music Heritage Center, Bartow Pell Mansion Museum is proud to welcome kora players Salieu Suso and Malang Jobarteh. The kora is a 21-string instrument from West Africa.

Pelham Bay Split Rock Golf Event

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HAVANA NIGHTS - Global artists’ work, including an original silkscreen by Cuban artist Mauricio Trenard entitled El Gallo Rojo, will be among the featured live and silent auction items at “Havana Nights”, tonight at Pelham's Art Center’s 37th annual spring benefit. Other items include an official NFL Super Bowl football signed by winning quarterback Eli Manning GIANTS. The event takes place at Pelham Bay & Split Rock Golf Courses. It will also feature live Cuban music, salsa dancers, cigar rolling in addition to Cuban-style appetizers, drinks including Mojitos, a Cuban favorite and dinner.

LOLLAPALOOZA

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Paul McCartney, Metallica and many other well know acts will be performing during this weekend's Lollapalooza Festival, in Chicago. However, if you cant make it there, it is possible to watch the music festival from the comfort of your own home.

Lollapalooza fans begin lining up at Grant Park http://abc7chicago.com/895192/ via @abc7chicago

No Lollapalooza tickets? Here's the livestream schedule http://ti.me/1I6zIC3 via @TIMECulture

Lollapalooza 2015: Paul McCartney, Metallica among headliners http://fw.to/Y6NGhhS

NEWLY IMPROVED SHOELACE PARK

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NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe will join Assembly Member Jeffrey Dinowitz, Bronx Community Board 12 District Manager Carmen Rosa, and members of the Bronx River Alliance to cut the ribbon on the new 211th Street entrance to Shoelace Park.

Summertime Blues

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The shortest season of the year has officially started with the Summer Solstice. Meanwhile a killer Southwest US heatwave, with multiple wildfires is taking lives and causing tempers to heat up. The residents of Phoenix, Arizona continue to deal with triple digit temperatures.

4 dead in killer Southwest heatwave http://upi.com/6335260t via @upi

Strawberry Moon Makes Summer Solstice Sweeter http://news.sky.com/story/1714641/strawberry-moon-makes-summer-solstice-...

NYC TREES

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Photographs: Benjamin Swett On View in the Arsenal Gallery March 6 – April 26, 2013

SupeR MoM

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CITY IMAGES is proud and delighted to wish a Happy and Healthy Mothers day to our favorite Super MoM, Natasha #NatashaYusta, and her gorgeous posse, who are also UB, aka GB's grandchildren. From grammar school to College; #ElenaRoman, #CloeYusta #SophiaYusta, and my little big man, #ParkerYusta.

The blessings of a big family are only felt by few
We're the chosen ones who enjoy the blessing too

The benefits are numerous it's hard to even start
No need to name them cause they hold a spot in my heart

The love of every person in a big posse is unique