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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.

SPANISH AP STYLEBOOK

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AP launches its first Spanish-language Stylebook: Web-based guide aims for consistent Spanish usage across Latin America and U.S.

The Associated Press will launch a new Spanish-language Stylebook for universal use by publishers, broadcasters and readers from all Spanish-speaking countries, with an emphasis on Latin America and the United States.

Yearning for 2017?

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While this leap year was certainly one for the history books, some fear what will happen next year. The fake news cycle generated by hatred and vile turned 2016 into a horror film version of the X-Files.

2016 has been insanely good in some instances but also very bad, but despite the denialists, it's the year that made climate change undeniable.

2013 World Science Festival

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Festival's free events: Innovation Square and Meet the Authors on Saturday and the Ultimate Science Street Fair on Sunday.

Innovation Square
Saturday, June 1, 12 – 8 PM
MetroTech Plaza, Polytechnic Institute of NYU
FREE
Join the World Science Festival as we transform a picturesque quad in downtown Brooklyn into a staging ground for future-shaping innovations. It’s an unforgettable day of amazing robots, interactive video games, 3-D printed wares, and hi-tech installations—a showcase of the “best of the best” in the fields of science and technology. #WSFInnovate

VIOLENCE DROPS IN NYC

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There were no reported homicides in any of NYC five boroughs last week, according to NYPD. It was the first homicide-free week this year.

The city has experienced a 26 percent decline in killings. New York has seen 256 homicides thus far, down from 346 in the same time period in 2012. Shootings have declined 23.2 percent, from 1,145 year to year.

But why is it that we can not see a homicide free week every week?

50 YEARS OF SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SWIMSUITS

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Happy Birthday Sports Illustrated in marking your 50th anniversary swimsuit issue.

The three models on your cover are just fine. Chrissy Teigen, Nina Agdal and Lily Aldridge.

However, above are some of our preferred winter weather favorites.

50 Years Of Swimsuit Style - 02.21.14 - SI Vault http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1209733/index...

Kate Upton's zero gravity photo shoot http://pge.sx/1fvQLMG

CI Library Film Forum

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This afternoon, City Island's Public Library will feature a free film screening of The Ninth Day.
The WWII movie will begin at 2P Information @ 718 1703

NYBG Celebrations

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Thursdays, December 1, 8, & 15, 6–8 p.m.
Enjoy a night out and an evening viewing of the Holiday Train Show—and do your holiday shopping, too! Sip a complimentary champagne cocktail and get expert advice from Shop in the Garden staff who will help you find just the right gifts. Your ticket includes a voucher for $20 off a purchase of $100 or more! Get tickets.

Non-Member $30/Member $20
(Adults 21 and over)
Advance tickets recommended;
includes one free cocktail
1111-Bar-Car-Dylans-v2-268x256.jpgBar Car Nights
Saturdays, December 3, 10, & 17, 7–9 p.m.

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK

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While riding my bike down King avenue, I met a TV location scout who told me that the popular and 3 time Emmy winning and 12 Emmy nominated Netflix original show, Orange Is The New Black, would be filming right there for their 3rd season this coming Sunday, September 7th right here on City Island. Please note: NYPD No Parking Notices.

EASTER LUNCHEON CELEBRATION

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Sunday April 8 Alive N Kickin Annual Easter Luncheon @ The Eastwood Manor 3371 Eastchester Rd. Bronx,NY Times: 1-6pm Dress: casual

$45 per person includes cocktail hour,2 appetizers,dinner,desert & open bar + entertainment by Alive N Kickin. Children under 12 are 1/2 price. No charge for children under 4.

For info & Res. call 718-654-4200

CITY ISLAND ARTS WEEKEND

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The City Island Chamber of Commerce once again sponsors their Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair along the sidewalk in the center of City Island, on September 13th & 14th from 11am to 7pm.

The event will feature fifty artists, craftspeople and local businesses. There will be jewelry, candles, painting, clothing, woodwork, glassware, skincare, face painting, food and more.

Live music will be available and on Sunday we will have a Clam Chowder contest- sample and vote for your favorite one. Free admission. For more info call 718-885-9100 ww.cityislandchamber.org

The City Island Nautical Museum presents The Rosenfeld Collection. This is the largest single collection of maritime photography in the world, and although it is housed at Mystic Seaport, the photographers who created it lived and worked on City Island in The Bronx.

Morris Rosenfeld and his sons helped define maritime art photography. Their images of sailboats, steam yachts, naval vessels, powerboat races, leisure activities, and every America’s Cup Race from 1885 to 1992 are world famous.

This exhibition will feature images of the most beautiful boats created or worked on at the island’s yacht yards, including Dorade, Brilliant, Bolero, and several successful defenders of the America’s Cup. In addition to sailing images, there will be photographs of boat construction and launchings, many of them original prints in the Nautical Museum’s collection, and a unique slide show created by curator Thomas Nye.

As a special feature of the Rosenfeld exhibition on view at the Nautical Museum, curator Tom Nye created this presentation celebrating City Island.

http://cityislandmuseum.org