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Cathedral Of St. John The Divine Lights Up Rainbow Columns for Pride Month

Cathedral Of St. John The Divine Lights Up Rainbow Columns for Pride Month

The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in Morningside Heights will light its columns in bright, beautiful rainbow colors in support of LGBTQ communities during Pride Month. The Cathedral has long been a home for progressive social causes, beginning with its charter as a “house of prayer for all people.” As one of the first […]

Alliance For Coney Island Announces The Return of Free Summer Events

Alliance For Coney Island Announces The Return of Free Summer Events

With the 2022 season in full swing, visitors can now look forward to the return of their favorite weekly events, plus new exciting ones on the horizon, as the Alliance for Coney Island announces their slate of summer events. Starting Friday, June 24th, the Alliance for Coney Island is excited to announce the return of […]

Westbury’s Dryden Street School Takes Home the Grand Prize in the 2022 Colgate Bright Smiles Kids Awards

Westbury’s Dryden Street School Takes Home the Grand Prize in the 2022 Colgate Bright Smiles Kids Awards

Westbury Union Free School District’s Dryden Street School has won the 2022 National Colgate Bright Smiles Kids Awards Grand Prize. The Dryden Street scholars were the youngest entrants in the national contest. Record producer and Hip-Hop Public Health Founding Artist Doug E. Fresh announced Dryden Street as the competition winner of the $10,000 grand prize […]

Glen Cove Celebrates Memorial Day With Ceremony--The Highlights

Glen Cove Celebrates Memorial Day With Ceremony–The Highlights

Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D – Glen Cove) paid tribute to the men and women who lost their lives while serving in America’s armed forces during Memorial Day during ceremonies on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.   The observances, which were organized by the City of Glen Cove Memorial Day Parade Committee, […]

Kaatsbaan Cultural Park In Tivoli, NY, Announces Events For 2022 Summer And Fall Festivals

Kaatsbaan Cultural Park In Tivoli, NY, Announces Events For 2022 Summer And Fall Festivals

Kaatsbaan Cultural Park (Sonja Kostich, its Chief Executive and Artistic Officer) today announced the full programming for its 2022 Summer Festival, with a host of stars and premieres in the scenic Hudson Valley location. Continuing its mission to be a home for artists across disciplines with its Annual Summer Festival, Kaatsbaan kicks off 2022 with […]

CELEBRITY CHEFS ANNOUNCED FOR WESTCHESTER MAGAZINE’S WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL GRAND TASTING VILLAGE

CELEBRITY CHEFS ANNOUNCED FOR WESTCHESTER MAGAZINE’S WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL GRAND TASTING VILLAGE

Westchester Magazine’s Wine & Food Festival’s Grand Tasting Village will feature live Chef demos, tastings from 40-plus local restaurants and food trucks and more than 150 wines and spirits. The signature event of the Wine & Food Festival, the Grand Tasting Village, takes place Saturday, June 11, from noon to 4:00 p.m. at Kensico Dam […]

Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Inaugural Public Meeting SBA Community Navigator Pilot Program at Freeport Library

Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Inaugural Public Meeting SBA Community Navigator Pilot Program at Freeport Library

Freeport, New York – Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Inaugural Public Meeting SBA Community Navigator Pilot Program was held on May 24th, 2022 at the Freeport Memorial Library located a 144 W Merrick Rd, Freeport, NY. LI African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., a participating organization in the SBA Community Navigator Pilot […]

Join the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC’s) National President of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Ron Busby, Sr. and Marlene Cintron, Administrator of SBA’s Region II, and LIA Small Business Conference

Join the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC’s) National President of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Ron Busby, Sr. and Marlene Cintron, Administrator of SBA’s Region II, and LIA Small Business Conference

Join the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC’s) National President of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Ron Busby, Sr. and Marlene Cintron, Administrator of SBA’s Region II, which includes New York State at the Long Island Association Small Business Conference on June 16th, 2022.  Register online today here: https://form.jotform.com/22147447106395 LIAACC, a participating organization in the Community Navigator […]

Alliance For Coney Island Unveils 4 New Murals In The Coney Island Amusement District And Mermaid Avenue

Alliance For Coney Island Unveils 4 New Murals In The Coney Island Amusement District And Mermaid Avenue

he Alliance for Coney Island is proud to unveil four new murals in Phase 4 of its mural initiative. Spanning both the Amusement District and Mermaid Avenue commercial corridor, the latest mural project, Coney Island for Everyone, helps beautify the neighborhood and create a public art gallery. This phase of the project features 4 artists: […]

IT’SUGAR ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF THEIR CONEY ISLAND LOCATION

IT’SUGAR ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF THEIR CONEY ISLAND LOCATION

The Alliance for Coney Island is excited to share that IT’SUGAR has expanded its Coney Island footprint by more than doubling the size of its location from 2,000 square feet to over 4,100 square feet. The location of IT’SUGAR is at the main thoroughfare to the Coney Island Amusement District on the corner of Surf […]

ACT Camp Sessions Return for Summer Fun at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

ACT Camp Sessions Return for Summer Fun at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

For more than 50 years, Advancing the Community of Tomorrow (ACT), the Cathedral of St. John the Divine’s preschool, afterschool, school break, and summer program for youths ranging from toddlers to teens, has kept kids engaged and active. This year, ACT is proud to add even more outreach to lower-income families to its wide variety […]

Local Bartenders Announced For Wine & Food Festival Bartender Shake-off June 8 At Rye Playland

Local Bartenders Announced For Wine & Food Festival Bartender Shake-off June 8 At Rye Playland

What better way to celebrate the start of summer than with the ultimate party! Westchester Magazine‘s Wine & Food Festival & Standard Amusements will host Party on the Pier & Bartender Shake-Off on Wednesday, June 8 on the Rye Playland Boardwalk from 6-9pm. Guests will enjoy a fun-filled evening overlooking the beautiful Long Island Sound […]

Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton Celebrates Mother’s Day at Glen Cove Senior Center

Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton Celebrates Mother’s Day at Glen Cove Senior Center

Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D – Glen Cove) celebrated Mother’s Day at the Glen Cove Senior Center on Friday, May 6. During the gathering, Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton delivered scented sachets as she greeted Senior Center members and wished all the moms in attendance a happy and healthy Mother’s Day weekend.  

INTREPID MUSEUM CELEBRATES 34th ANNUAL FLEET WEEK MAY 26-30

INTREPID MUSEUM CELEBRATES 34th ANNUAL FLEET WEEK MAY 26-30

The Intrepid Museum will celebrate the 34th annual Fleet Week, May 26–May 30, with a week of activities and events that celebrate the armed forces. Fleet Week is America’s premier tribute and “thank you” to the men and women who serve in the armed forces. Activities will take place at the Intrepid Sea, Air & […]

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy And Brooklyn Bridge Park Announce 2022 Programming Calendar

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy And Brooklyn Bridge Park Announce 2022 Programming Calendar

Another season of exciting, diverse, and free programming is back and more robust than ever at Brooklyn Bridge Park! Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (Conservancy) and Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) offer a wide range of arts and culture, fitness, recreation, environmental education, and volunteer opportunities for locals and visitors to enjoy from May to October. This […]