SUPER BRONX SALSA FESTIVAL

Announcement

SB - El Condado De La Salsa (Salsa Borough) celebrates the genre that inspired its nickname when The Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Bronx Tourism Council will proudly host their first-ever Bronx Salsa Festival over the weekend of July 8 -10.

Concerts as well as several other activities around town are part of the fun.

For information, check below for additional information.

http://www.ilovethebronx.com

CICA MEETING

Announcement

The City Island Civic Association’s June meeting will be held on June 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Center at 190 Fordham Street.

There are several items that we will be discussing this month in addition to our usual committee reports from our development, crime, traffic, and quality-of-life committees.

Updates will be given on the City Island camera project and the Belden Point reconstruction plans.
An update will be given regarding our efforts to oppose the design of the new City Island bridge.

Orchard Beach Fireworks

Attraction

Thursday, June 30 · 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Orchard Beach, The Bronx Riviera
Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC)
NEW YORK SALUTES AMERICA
A Boardwalk Festival & Fireworks Extravaganza

PRESENTED BY
BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT
RUBEN DIAZ JR. & NEW YORK STATE SENATOR JEFF KLEIN

New York's Independence Day Celebration Officially Starts in The Bronx!

Thursday, June 30, 2011 at Orcharh Beach 6pm - 10pm

Orchard Beach Parking Fee is $8.00

Live Music & Children's Entertainment

Social Event For Family

Attraction

MONDAY, JULY 4 at 2 pm
CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY
A Salute to George M. Cohan, Irving Berlin, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Max Roach and Lionel Hampton

BAE Jazz and Dixieland Band with Vocalist Cathy Gale
Rockwood Drive Circle, Van Cortlandt Park*
FREE Concert

www.bronxartsensemble.org

Social Event For Family

Announcement

FRIDAY, JUNE 24 at 6 pm
CELEBRATING AMERICA with the BAE Jazz Band
PELHAM BAY PARK
Enter park at Middletown Road & Stadium Avenue
Limited free parking available
FREE Concert
BRING A BLANKET OR CHAIR AND PACK A PICNIC

Rain Location: PS 14 at 3041 Bruckner Blvd

If the forecast calls for rain, please call Jonathan at Councilman Vacca's office after 2 pm at 718.931.1721

JLCO Goes to CUBA on 60 Minutes

Attraction

This Sunday, June 26, 2011 @ 7P “60 Minutes” will broadcast the Jazz at Lincoln Center and Wynton Marsalis profile. In exclusive interviews, Marsalis and members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) discuss the mission of Jazz at Lincoln Center – inspiring and growing audiences for jazz and its utilization in bringing people together around the world. The Emmy award-winning news program traveled with the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis on its residency at the Barbican Centre in London and a first time visit to Havana, Cuba.

To view the segments:

webmaster@jalc.org

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NY Senator Jeff Klein wants to know...

Announcement

NY Senator Jeff Klein wants to hear from you. Which Artists would you like most to see?

2011 Summer Concert Artist Poll

During the month of August, he sponsors Annual Summer Concert Series which brings the finest musicians and world class music free of charge to thousands of Bronx and Westchester residents.

Tell him who would be music to your ears.

Cast your vote for this year's summer concert headliner.

The Four Tops
Gloria Gaynor
Dionne Warwick
Tony Orlando
KC & the Sunshine Band
Chubby Checker

Please email your vote to:

2011SummerConcerts@gmail.com

Orchard Beach Fireworks

Attraction

Everyone is invited on Thursday, June 30th at Orchard Beach for our annual Bronx fireworks celebration day. Every year, this event unites thousands of people in our shared pride of the history of our country and all that this great county has accomplished.

However, these accomplishments have not been achieved without great sacrifice. As we celebrate this Fourth of July, we must also salute and honor those men and women of our U.S. Military who defend and preserve our great nation every day.

City Island Public Library

Attraction

The City Island Branch of the New York Public Library is located in the middle of a mile long, three-block wide stretch of land known as City Island, which is located on Long Island Sound.

City Island Eateries

Restaurant

Artie's of City Island
394 City Island Avenue
City Island, NY 10464
(718)885-9885

Augie's City Island Deli
520 City Island Avenue
City Island, NY 10464
(718)885-1083

B&B's
316 City Island Avenue
City Island, NY 10464
718-885-3003

The Black Whale
279 City Island Ave
City Island, NY 10464
718-885-3657

Chef Rafael's
415 City Island Ave
City Island, NY 10464
(718)885-9656

City Island Lobster House
681 Bridge Street
City Island, NY 10464
(718)885-1459

City Island Diner
304 City Island Avenue,
City Island, NY 10464,
(718)885-0362

Crab Shanty

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