The Bronx Bus (BWB)

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The Bronx Write Bus (BWB) is a free summer program for Bronx Youth ages 12-18 presented by the Bronx Council on the Arts’ Bronx Writers Center and meets on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from July 12 through August 11, 2011. The bus rides through New York City this summer, exploring arts and culture and giving voice to a new generation of writers.

Another British Invasion to America

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The Duchess and Duke of Cambridge have landed at LAX International Airport in Los Angeles to start their weekend trip to California. Their arrival arrival comes on the heels of after a week and a half tour of Canada. This is their first overseas travel since they were married back in April.

Prince William has traveled to America, bit is Kate's first trip to the U.S.A. The duke of Cambridge's late mother, Princess Diana, who would have turned 50 this month, charmed Americans when she visited in the 1980s.

Orchard Beach 75 Years Young...

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As Orchard Beach celebrates 75 years, The City Island Historical Society and The City Island Nautical Museum will host an exhibition called " A Landmark Pavilion at Orchard Beach". The exhibit will include City Island and Orchard Beach Images from past and present. The event will be held at the museum on July 17, 2011 @1P. and everyone is welcome.

BIG NEWS For City Island, NY, USA, The World, The Universe and Beyond...etc.

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US Space Shuttle Atlantis blasts off. This is the final American Space Shuttle flight in a long history of successful and unsuccessful space missions. Although this one was clouded by some weather problems, Atlantis shuttle has finally lifted off. The STS-135 Atlantis launch now marks the end of an era in space flight.

This the final flight of the shuttle program is a 12-day mission to the International Space Station.
NASA and many all over the entire world will be watching this last shuttle flight with special interest.

Headlines 7/8/11

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Another Delay for Final Space Shuttle?
Launch scheduled for 11:26A... Florida weather changes quickly.

Unemployment Rates Dilema.
Rates rise to 9.2 percent in June, employers add much lower-than-expected jobs

Dept Ceiling Mass this Sunday.
Political leaders gather to contemplate national debt.

News of The World Unwinds.
Murdoch decides to shut paper down

Harry's Last Film Hurrah.
The Final Harry Potter Movie

Jeeter's delay... Yankee 3K is Now Two Away.
Will Tonight be J Day?

Expect Showers, Winds and Thunderstroms.

News For The World

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What causes the news media to spend so much time, effort, money and resources covering stories about celebrities, sleaze and sex?

It appears that contemporary journalism has been widely regarded as defective by many consumers, as well as critics representing a broad spectrum of opinions.

Why is it that the media has few defenders of its morbid appetite and its reliance on sex, sensationalism, sleaze and melodrama?

How does the world's media get away with not covering those issues which are more important?

Is It Truly News For The World?

NYBG

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Nights in the Gardens of Spain - Enjoy the beautiful weather and a special opportunity to take in our celebrated summer exhibition, Spanish Paradise: Gardens of the Alhambra. The sounds of live Spanish guitar fill the air as you sip a complimentary glass of wine or beer, sample Spanish delicacies, and stroll around the Conservatory Courtyard pools.

NYC Air Quality

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FYI: Notification issued 07/07/11 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an

Air Quality Health Advisory for Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan and The Bronx until 10:00 PM today.

For additional information please visit: http://1.usa.gov/NNxJS.

City Island Images 7/7/11

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White Hose Negotiates on Debt Ceiling - Social Security, Medicare and changes in Tax Code. Stay tuned for political fireworks in our nation's capital.

Casey Anthony sentenced for lesser crimes. When that verdict was read in her murder trial in a Florida courtroom, our nation's collective jaws dropped and pople were surprised.

DSK case showns that French do not apologize. The prosecution had to reconsider if they could go forward with the case after finding that Strauss-Kahn's accuser was not being truthful.

Legendary NYC Night Club Opens - Again

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This place originally opened November 10, 1940 at 10 East 60th Street
Then moved to 617West 57th Street in 1992, more than 50 years later
Later moved to West 34th St. & 11th Ave in 2001
Finally closed on July 1st 2007 and Opens again on 7/12/11

The Copacabana will officially reopen its doors on July 12, at 6pm with a performance by Willie Colon (Latin music legend and former Latino Trendsetter Award recipient)! The Copacabana will reopen in the old China Club, 268 W47th St. (just off of Eighth Ave) in Times Square. Buena suerte!

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