Events and Attractions


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.

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.




Dickens's Original Manuscript of A Christmas Carol Also on View

Friends of Pelham Bay Park


Friends of Pelham Bay Park will hold an annual fundraiser this week at 6PM on 3/22 at the Pelham/Split Rock Golf Course Club House. Did you know that there's a small pond in the corner of the Playground for All Children? Help us build a pond viewing platform that is accessible for all children.

With your support, they will purchase a play piece and create an exercise loop that connects the pond, the playground, the gazebo and the Sensory Garden to provide a nature experience that all kids can enjoy.



Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present the Exclusive NYC Appearance of one of Cuba’s most spectacular bands, LOS VAN VAN, who bring direct from Cuba their blend of Afro-Cuban, disco and funk back to Lehman Center as part of the band’s U.S. Tour celebrating their 45th Anniversary on Saturday, August 8th, 2015 at 8pm. Led by Samuel Formell, son of founder Juan Formell, fans can expect to hear the group’s greatest hits along with the work from their more current releases including their latest album La Fantasia. Produced by Lehman Center and Leo Tizol.



The big quake is predicted to strike along the San Andreas Fault line.

Earthquake early warning systems use earthquake science and the technology of monitoring systems to alert devices and people when shaking waves generated by an earthquake are expected to arrive at their location. The seconds to minutes of advance warning can allow people and systems to take actions to protect life and property from destructive shaking.

Even a few seconds of warning can enable protective actions such as:

BxIndie Music at Sunset: Jazz Guitar


Enjoy a plain air performance by local BxIndie musicians, through a collaboration with the Bronx Council on the Arts. New this year, you can bring your own folding chair and enjoy the performance from the comfort of your own favorite seat. This evening, jazz guitarist Doug Wamble, described by The New Yorker as a"one-man compendium of avant-Americana", performs.
Free with admission to the grounds. Wave Hill - A public garden & cultural center.



RICHIE RAY & BOBBY CRUZ - Also Featuring José Alberto “El Canario” & Ray Sepúlveda, Special Guest Alfredo De La Fé

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts celebrates 50 years of Salsa Bestial with an exciting performance by tropical music icons RICHIE RAY and BOBBY CRUZ on Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 8pm. This concert will also feature JOSÉ ALBERTO “EL CANARIO” and RAY SEPÚLVEDA, with special guest ALFREDO DE LA FÉ. Produced by Lehman Center and José Raposo.



SUMMER CONCERT at PELHAM BAY PARK * The annual summer concert series in Pelham Bay Park. In collaboration with the Bronx Arts Ensemble and the Parks Department, the first concert, entitled “All You Need is Love," will take place tomorrow, July 12th, starting at 6 PM on the lawn at Pelham Bay Park.



Event: Online News Association – What Users Want from Mobile News
When: November 12, 2013, 7:00pm
Where: San Francisco, CA
More and more news aggregators are angling for the eyeballs of mobile users. What are they doing to distinguish themselves from each other? What are they learning about the way we consume the news on our phones and tablets? And what can journalists do to better serve their audiences on phones and tablets? Hosted by Mobiles Republic, this meeting will bring together some of the hottest names in the mobile news business to analyze these trends. Join us for light refreshments and schmoozing at 7 followed by a panel discussion at 8. Space is limited, so reserve your slot now.
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Event: Sourcing with Social Media: Tips from a Corporate Sleuth
When: November 13, 2013
Where: Online
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism presents the free business journalism webinar, "Sourcing with Social Media: Tips from a Corporate Sleuth.” Sean Campbell, co-owner of the competitive-intelligence firm Cascade Insights, leads this one-hour session. Campbell offers expert tips for identifying and determining how to contact experts for your story through social media. Attend either session at noon or 4 p.m. ET. Register at the main webinar page:

Event: The Deadline Club Hall of Fame
When: November 14, 2013, 11:30am – 2:00pm
Where: Sardi’s Restaurant, 234 W. 44th Street, New York, NY
RSVP: Book Your Tickets and Tables HERE
Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the city’s most important editors, producers, writers and commentators. The Deadline Club is pleased to announce the revival of the New York Journalism Hall of Fame. Established in 1975 to celebrate The Club’s golden anniversary, the tradition will be renewed this year in a luncheon ceremony at Sardi’s Restaurant on Thursday, Nov. 14. All eight of the new honorees plan to be on hand to receive their Hall of Fame medals and speak about their remarkable careers. They include, in alphabetical order, Cindy Adams of the New York Post, Jimmy Breslin of the New York Daily News, Graydon Carter of Vanity Fair, Bob Herbert of Demos, Carol Loomis of Fortune, Linda Mason of CBS, Bill Moyers of PBS and Norman Pearlstine of Bloomberg. Discover more about the Hall of Fame and make your reservations today.

Event: 6th Annual University of Virginia Investing Conference
When: November 14-15, 2013
Where: University of Virginia Darden School of Business, Abbott Center Auditorium, 100 Darden Boulevard, Charlottesville, VA 22903
Keynote speakers will cover macro issues as well as micro insights to inform actionable strategies for asset allocation, investment selection, and risk management. Endowments, energy, and technology will be addressed by top investing professionals on discussion panels. Scheduled speakers include: Kyle Bass, Managing Partner, Hayman Capital Management LP; Shelby Bonnie, Managing Director, Allen & Company; Joyce Chang, Global Head of Fixed Income Research, JP Morgan Securities LLC; Richard Chilton, Chairman & CEO, Chilton Investment Company; Tony Crescenzi, Executive Vice President, Market Strategist and Portfolio Manager, PIMCO; Jason DeSena Trennert, Managing Partner, Chairman & CEO, Strategas Research Partners LLC; Henry Ellenbogen, Portfolio Manager, T. Rowe Price; Scott Ferber, CEO, Videology; Ned Hooper, Partner, Centerview Capital; Larry Kochard, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, UVIMCO; Joseph "Jody" A. LaNasa III, Managing Partner, Serengeti Asset Management; Donald W. Lindsey, Chief Investment Officer, The George Washington University; Scott Malpass, Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, University of Notre Dame; Howard Marks, Chairman, Oaktree; D. Ellen Shuman, Former Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Carnegie Corporation; Wil VanLoh, President & CEO, Quantum Energy Partners; Michael Watzky, Managing Partner, BP Natural Gas Opportunity Partners, LP.
For press credentials, contact Lynn Cocchiola at Mount & Nadler: or 212-759-4440. If you would like to meet with one or more of the speakers at the conference, please contact us. We will try to accommodate your request.

Event: How to Make Blogging Pay
When: November 18, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Where: National Press Club, Washington, D.C.
The Freelance and Professional Development Committees of the National Press Club invite you to a panel discussion: “How to Make Blogging Pay” on November 18th from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. We will hear from three distinguished bloggers who turned their creative passion into a profitable business or use blogging to successfully market themselves. Besides the potential it bears and the positive effects for a journalist’s career blogging can have, we will discuss the pitfalls and the risk of writing for free, which sadly is a growing trend in the publishing industry.
The panel includes: Nate Thayer, an investigative journalist who hit a nerve last March when he posted an e-mail exchange with an editor at The Atlantic, who asked him to write an article based on a blog post for free. Max Magee, creator and editor of The Millions, an online magazine covering books, the arts and culture. Magee started The Millions as a blog in 2003 because of his love of literature. It has since grown into a profitable publication that pays its writers. Tam Harbert, an independent journalist who uses her blog to market herself as a freelance writer. Click here to register.

Journalism: Bullish on the Future?


Journalism: Bullish on the Future?

WHEN: Wednesday, March 26, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

WHERE: NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor

REGISTER: visit or e-mail

Journalists, and aspiring journos, take heart! Many in the profession believe we're entering a new and exciting phase, and that the latest trends in data, distribution and in-depth reporting forecast a sunnier future.

City Island Arts & Crafts Fair


Saturday and Sunday September 10th and 11th from 11am until 7pm-City Island's Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair.

Showing 50 + Artists and Craftspeople, featuring Paintings, Photography, Jewelry, Stained Glass, Native Crafts, Bath & Body products, Clothing, Face Painting, Fishing Trophies, Live music and Great food.

Located along the Avenue, in the village center of City Island, from Bay Street to Schofield Street.
Sponsored by The City Island Chamber of Commerce, supporting small business for over 100 years.

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