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As the sun approached the end of its shift on a Tuesday evening, watermelon slices and dates occupy plastic foam plates on a blue tarp at the Islamic Center of Yonkers. The hot food was set up on … more
In childhood, summer days stretched out in endless, glorious hours, and one of our favorite activities was to catch grasshoppers. more
When Ruth Hurd started creating art, a friend and former co-worker gave her advice on how to stay consistent with her work: “What gets measured gets done." ... more
The goal of our recent road trip was to visit Sanibel Island off the west coast of Florida. more
A hot and sunny spring afternoon. A cooling breeze from the Hudson River. And hundreds of people flocking to the College of Mount Saint Vincent for Riverdale RiverFest. more
It’s been more than four decades since the Bronx Arts Ensemble first came together to perform for the community, and the group is celebrating next Wednesday with ... more
In 1916, painter Florine Stettheimer held a showing of her work at the prestigious Knoedler Gallery in Manhattan. However, it turned out to be a professional and personal disappointment for the … more
“Who’s ready for storytelling?” Nicole Figueroa asked the room of more than 20 students from Riverdale Neighborhood House’s pre-Kindergarten classes. Figueroa, a children’s librarian at … more
A friend of mine is a nature counselor at a day camp in Rockland County. Last summer, thinking that having a harmless, local snake would make a great educational project for the campers, he asked the … more
Set along the east banks of the Hudson River, painter Sylvia Sleigh’s “Invitation to a Voyage: The Hudson River at Fishkill” gives a panoramic view of friends and famous names in the art and … more
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