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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.

FREE CHRISTMAS CONCERT

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Sunday December 15 @ 1 & 3 p.m.

The Bronx Arts Ensemble presents a wonderful holiday concert with music for St. Nicholas.

Fun for the whole family, the singers and a Double Reed Band (oboe, oboe d'amore, English horn and bassoon) tell the story of the Dutch Sinterklass in song and narrative - a colonial celebration in Old Nieuw Amsterdam!

The concert is free but space is limited and tickets are required. The mansion will not be open for regular guided tours on Sunday.

SERVING CITY ISLAND FOR OVER A CENTURY

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As Fleet Week begins, City Island Images is proud to take a loving look at one of many historic landmarks on the island.

Trinity United Methodist Church is located on City Island avenue and was built in 1854. This church is known for its gorgeous interior, which has served as a backdrop for many weddings, including ours, for wonderful concerts, as well as to film popular TV programs and series, like HBO's "Boardwalk Empire." The fine woodwork, and unique stained glass makes this a cozy space where all visitors feel welcome.

Annual Tour de Bronx

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This year will celebrate The 17th Annual Tour de Bronx!

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. & Transportation Alternatives
with Montefiore Medical Center, St. Barnabas Hospital & Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
invite you to

Tour de Bronx

New York State's Largest Free Bicycling Event

Sunday, October 23, 2011

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

WET AND WACKY WEATHER

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Hazardous Weather Outlook is in effect for sections of NYC over the weekend due to possible flooding in some areas. There is also the possibility of ice jam flooding of rivers and streams due to the combination of snow-melt and rainfall.

After midnight, we’ll see a few locations with a brief period of wet snow or sleet at the onset of the precipitation. For the most part, this is a plain spell cold rain for everyone taper off during the early afternoon.

ST PAUL'S CHURCH NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

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BRONX Week 2012

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There are a few Bronx Week events today...

Bronx Day @ the Bronx Alehouse - 12:00pm-8:00pm

Celebrate the warm temperatures with some locally sourced food and brewed beer, featuring the Bronx Brewery and Jonas Bronck Beer Co.

The Bronx Alehouse, 216 West 238th St., www.bronxalehouse.com

COST: FREE DOES NOT INCLUDE FOOD

First Annual Bronx Solar Economic Development Conference

8:30am-1:00pm

SEPTETO NACIONAL DE CUBA

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Performing together at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, the legendary champion of Cuban son SEPTETO NACIONAL DE CUBA IGNACIO PIÑEIRO and the longest running charanga band outside of Cuba ORQUESTA BROADWAY.

OPTICAL ILLUSION

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Images can be deceiving, especially when our eyes play a trick on US.

Political cartoonist Thomas Nast is said to be responsible for the Republican Party elephant. A cartoon that appeared in Harper's Weekly in 1874, Nast drew a donkey clothed in lion's skin, scaring away all the animals at the zoo. One of those animals, the elephant, was labeled The Republican Vote.

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

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Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

by Crackle

http://www.youtube.com/show/comediansincarsgettingcoffee

National Immigration Debate

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Covering Immigration Reform: a discussion moderated by author & Columbia Journalism Prof. Mirta Ojito http://bit.ly/11TTXeh

Columbia Journalism School Lecture Hall, 2950 Broadway, 116th & Broadway
6-6:30pm: Networking event with snacks and refreshments
6:30-8pm: Panel discussion