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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade To Return 'Live' This Year
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade is returning to the streets of New York City for its 95th celebration after being curtailed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Macy's made the announcement on Wednesday, Sept. 8, saying the parade will be delight crowds once again on Thursday, Nov. 25 beginning at 9 a.m.
This year's parade will feature the signature mix of giant character helium balloons, fantastic floats, marching bands, performance groups, celebrities, clowns, and the one-and-only Santa Claus, Macy's said.
“We are thrilled to welcome back in its full form the Macy’s Thanksgiving Da…
Girls' Night Out at Good Samaritan Raises Nearly $50,000 To Support Access To Breast Health
Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently held its annual Girls’ Night Out event to raise funds for its nationally recognized Center for Breast Health.
The evening was a celebration of camaraderie, strength and taking charge of one’s health. It included a high-end shopping experience, mini makeovers, a silent auction, raffles, dinner and more. Karen Karsif, M.D., Medical Director of The Center for Breast Health at Good Samaritan Hospital, discussed the latest advancements in breast cancer diagnosis, and comedian Erin Jackson …
Nyack’s Natural Burial Boutique Helps Rocklanders Deal With Death
NYACK, N.Y. -- Ever wanted to talk about death in a safe, respectful space?
Now you can.
Kerry Potter, the owner of Dying to Bloom, a natural burial boutique in Nyack, will be hosting what's called a "Death Café," over tea and treats Sunday, Nov. 5 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
“Death Cafés” features a group-directed, agenda-free discussions of topics surrounding death, fears, ideas, and life itself. While they are not considered grief support or counseling, they can be therapeutic for those who have experienced loss or those that simply have general questions about death.
The “Death Ca…
Book It, Rockland; Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Starts
ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- At the risk of sounding like your spouse, consider this your reminder to make your Hudson Valley Restaurant Week (HRVS) reservations.
The two-week long event, a celebration of the bounty of the Hudson Valley, starts Monday, Oct. 30 and goes until Sunday, Nov. 12 and spots fill up fast.
More than 200 restaurants throughout Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, and Sullivan participate, allowing chefs to flaunt their best fare. Special three-course menus are $22.95 for lunch and $32.95 for dinner and often focus on seasonal ingredients.
New this y…
Hudson Valley Wine & Chocolate Festival Supports Putnam Nonprofit
PATTERSON, N.Y. – A fest set in Putnam County's Patterson this weekend will give wine and chocolate lovers the chance to sip, sample, and shop -- and help others at the same time.
The gustatory gala is set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, and Sunday, April 2, at the Patterson Recreation Center, 65 Front St.
Proceeds from the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival will go to support Partners with PARC, a Brewster-based nonprofit dedicated to “securing the financial future of people with disabilities.”
Last fall, a similar event drew 3,000 attendees and raised about $85,000 for t…
Crazy, Mixed-Up Multimedia Art Show Opens At Nyack's My Own Little Gallery
NYACK, N.Y. -- The art show “Out of the Ordinary: Crazy Mixed Up Media” opened Saturday, March 18, at Nyack’s My Own Little Gallery. It will run through Sunday, April 30.
Sculptured creatures, friendly monsters and surrealistic diorama’s bring multimedia artistic expression to a new level at "Out of the Ordinary," according to a release from My Own Little Gallery.
“I love to encourage people’s appreciation of art in all its many splendid forms,” said artist and gallery owner Elaine Schloss. “This current show is a combination of crazy, mixed up, wonderful art that is a blend of …