Kacy Coyle Dow's Blog Posts

Kacy Coyle Dow's Blog Posts

Holy Week In New City 2017
Living or visiting in the New City, NY area and looking for Holy Week services?  Journey with St. John's Episcopal Church through Holy Week to Easter.   Yesterday wa...

Comedy Night In Nyack
Looking for something to do this weekend?  Well I've got the perfect thing for GNO, or date night.  Strawtown Elementary School PTA is hosting a Comedy Dinner Show, Fri. ...

New City Christmas Eve Services
Looking to attend a Christmas Eve service in New City?  Please consider joining us for  a Blessed Christmas,  St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Strawtown Rd...

Nyack Homeless Project Collecting Coats
Time to clean out those closets and to donate all those coats you no longer wear.  If you have gently used winter coats, hats or gloves, consider donating them to the Nyack Ho...

New City Open Houses For Oct 30th
You may think that the spring is the only time to sell a home, but I am happy to tell you the fall is also a great time to sell.  The fall brings out many serious bu...

West Nyack Fall Festive
Looking for a fun day, filled with family activities?  Plan on attending the 4th Annual Fall Festival in West Nyack, Sunday, Oct. 23rd, 12-4.  The event will take place a...

2nd Annual Fall Festival In New City
Red Hill Nursery and Red Hill Cafe in New City along with Rockland Farm Alliance's will be hosting their 2nd Annual Fall Festival on Sat. Oct.1st and Sun. Oct. 2nd., 11am-5pm,...

Steves Prime Meats And Catering In Congers The Best
I recently hosted a party, and wanted the food to be something a little different. So we decided on BBQ, which seems to be a favorite for many.  I had called a few places, and...

4th Of July Celebrations In Rockland County
Looking for a place to see fireworks this July 4th in Rockland County?  Well you have a variety of places and dates to choose from.  Starting on Thurs.  June 30...

Panoramic Views Atop Hook Mountain
Looking for a great outdoor activity this Saturday, June 25, 2016?  Saturday is suppose to be a beautiful day, why not spend it hiking Hook Mountain?  Starting at 10am-12...

New City Street Fair 2016
Summer Beach Party Street Fair, Main St., New City will be held on June 12th 10am-5pm.  Come be a part of the fun rain or shine! The annual event is co hosted by the Town of C...

Rockland The Perfect Location For The Gran Fondo
What is the Gran Fondo you ask?  Well I asked the same thing when my husband said he was going to be a part of it.  The Gran Fondo is a 100 mile bike race, starting ...

Calling All Firefighters In New City
New City Fire Engine Co. No. 1 will be holding an Open House this Sunday 4/24/16 from 9a.-3pm. The firehouse is located at 15 Maple Ave., New City.  If you or someone you...

Check Out Red Hill Cafe
Last year I blogged "What is going on at Cropsey's?", and no one really knew.  Well a year later, I could not be happier with what happened at "Crospey's".  Red Hill Cafe...

Summer Fun At Tallman Beach And Pool Club
Looking for a place for summer fun?  Tallman Beach and Pool Club offers swimming fun in the beautiful setting of Tallman State Park overlooking the Hudson River.  Only 1 ...

Clarkstown Open Houses On Feb 28th
Are you thinking of buying a house in the Clarkstown area, or are you actively looking in the Clarkstown area?  If you answered yes to either of these questions, then you shou...

Homes In New City That Are Just Listed
You may think February is not a good time to start looking for a home, but you may be wrong.  If you are thinking of purchasing a home in the New City area, please c...

Rockland A Great Location
I was reminded today how fortunate we are, to live so close to 3 major airports.  JFK, LaGuardia and Newark are all less than an hour away, without traffic of course whic...

Bow Tie Cinemas In New City
As the award season is upon us, many of us are looking to go to the movies so we can actually know the movies and actors that are up for awards.  This can be a very costly exp...

Snowflake 5K In Nyack
Calling all runners!!!  (and walkers too) The 3rd Annual Snowflake 5K to benefit The Nyack Community Ambulance Corps will be held on Sunday 12/27/15 at 10am.  The ru...

Santa Visits New City At Red Hill Nursery And Cafe
Santa will be making an appearance this Sat. 12/5/15 in New City at Red Hill Nursery & Cafe. He will also be stopping by on 12/12/15 and 12/19/15.  So if you aren't available ...

Small Business Saturday In Nyack
Today is the day, Nov. 28, 2015.   Small Business Saturday!  Time to go to your local downtown area and start your holiday shopping. Forget Black Friday at the malls, or ...

Wreath Sale And Adoption Event At Hi Tor Animal Shelter In Pomona
Help an animal while making your home festive!  On Sat. 11/28 and Sun. 11/29 from 12-5pm, Hi Tor Animal Shelter, 65 Fireman's Memorial Dr., Pomona,  will be holding their...

Safety Tips For A Fun Halloween
Halloween is right around the corner, and what is better than it happening on a beautiful Saturday?? This fun day of trick or treating can start in the daylight, and go into the ni...

Harvest Festival In New City
Red Hill Nursery/Cafe and Rockland Farm Alliance's host their First Annual Harvest Festival on Sat. Oct. 17th, 12-5pm.  Rockland Farm Alliance is also known as Cropsey Communi...

A Fun Day At Warwick Winery
Since last Saturday was such a beautiful day, my husband and I decided to check out Warwick Winery, it's only about 45 mins from New City.  I had looked it up, and they have a...

Red Hill Cafe Open For Business
Red Hill Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and starting this weekend, Sat. Sept 19th weekend brunch!  Brunch on Sat and Sun starts at 10am.  Red Hill Cafe is located on t...

Rocklands Got Talent And Water Conservation
The"Rockland's Got Talent Revue, Tuesday- September 29th, 2015, an old timey, good old fashioned family FUNdraiser for The Rockland Water Coalition, is set at Nyack Center, 58...

Labor Day Weekend And Beyond In Nyack
Pretty soon, we won't be wearing our summer whites as per dress protocol and we will be nibbling away at the last of the remarkably sweet New Jersey corn- dripping with melted swee...

Its That Time In Rockland County
Oh the smell of freshly sharpened pencils and  those hard pink erasers, (although my preference was always the softer pale white erasers) and stacks of spiral bound colle...

Warriors Of The Dream In New City
"Warriors of the Dream" will be visiting St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Strawtown Rd., New City, Sunday 8/30/15 from 4-6pm. What is "Warriors of the Dream"?  It is...

What To Do With All That Squash
Well, there are lovely squash soups, creamed or pureed which can be served hot or cold- I have consulted my treasured James Beard and the NY Times Cookbook as well as having referr...

Back To School With Dignity In Nanuet
It's back to school time, and People to People in Nanuet, NY is holding their Back to School with Dignity program. This program is a vital part of the People to People organization...

Summer Concerts In West Nyack
Last week I attended a summer concert at Germonds Park in West Nyack and was so surprised at how nice it was. Of course, the fact that it was a beautiful night, and The Mighty Spec...

News From Nyack Park Nyack NY
This just in from Nyack Park tonight- Tuesday July 28th, 2015.The music was wild down at Nyack Park tonight as Mistress of Ceremony Yvette Mclarty  got the crowd pumped a...

Nyack Has It All
I just had the most marvelous weekend here in Nyack and the most exciting part of it was the 4th Annual WALKING TO THE BEAT festival. It was a joyful experience full of sound ...

Three Willows Fellowship In New City
Three Willows Fellowship will be performing at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Strawtown Rd., New City on Sat. July 18th at 5:30 pm.   What is Three Willows Fellowship?  ...

Janes Ice Cream Finally Opens In New City
Jane's Ice Cream opens in New City!  Many of us will refer to the location still as "Cropseys", but for those who aren't familiar with "Cropseys" will find Jane's at the corne...

Beat The Summer Heat
I wanted to let you know of a few tried and true ways to beat the summer heat- all of them enjoyable- at least to me!1-Eating lots of watermelon is a terrific way to stay hydrated,...

Nyack To NY China Through The Looking Glass
There is an exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art  from now through August 16, 2015 which, according to the Washington Post, " offers a thoughtful, expressive and....

Congers Lake Memorial Park Trail
Being a Clarkstown residence, I have heard people talk about Congers Lake Memorial  Park and the walking trail.  Well I am embarrassed to say, I finally went there f...

Dining On The Hudson River In Piermont
Last night was a great night to dine outdoors, so where better than Pier 701.  A few friends and myself decided to dine on the Hudson, and made reservations at Pier 701 in Pie...

Clarkstown High Schools Rank Among The Best
As another academic year comes to a close, many of our graduating seniors move onto college.  Thankfully for these Clarkstown students, they are graduates from Clarkstown Sout...

Coming To A Town Near You Nyack
Grace Church is a happening place! The Rockland Symphony Orchestra's (RSO) Annual Benefit Chamber Music Concert will take place at Grace Church, 130 First Street, Nyack at 4:0...

See It First
See it first! China- Through The Looking Glass. Member Preview Days are May 5th and May 6th, 2015. And do not miss the current exhibition- The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth...

The New Whitney Opens May 1 2015
On Friday night, April 24, 2015, The Whitney Museum of American Art hosted it's opening night gala, celebrating the Whitney's move to it's new and wonderful space in  New York...

Clarkstown Outdoor Shopping Extravaganza And Festival
The students from Clarkstown South High School, Clarkstown North High School and Felix V. Festa Middle School invite you to a great afternoon of shopping and fun.  This shoppi...

From Nyack NY To The NYBGY
The Orchid Show: Chandeliers, went up on February 28, 2015 and runs through April 19, 2015. So there are still a few days left to enjoy a magnificent aerial display unlike any othe...

What Is Going On At Cropsey Farm
What is going on at "Cropsey Farm"?  For many of us, it will always be Cropsey's, even though there have been several owners over the past several years.  But very recent...

From Nyack To New York Butterflies And Back
Not far from Nyack, New York is the American Museum of Natural History. Founded in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History is still guided by it's global mission to discover, ...

Has Spring Really Sprung
Although Spring officially sprung when it was scheduled to, the winter wouldn't quit and so, in Nyack and elsewhere, we were treated to a small snow storm instead. This event ...

Woman Dine For A Cause In Nyack
Woman Dine for a Cause hits Nyack this month with The Nyack Center being the focus  of their cause.  This event is to take place on Thur. March 26th, 6-8pm at the Ny...

St Patricks Day Parade In Pearl River
As St. Patrick's Day quickly approaches, many maybe getting ready for the Pearl River St. Patrick's Day Parade.  You may think that it is this Sunday March 15th, but it Sunday...

Toulouse Lautrec Does It Best In NYC
At MoMA's home page, www.moma.org , you will find listed many enticing shows from which to  choose for your especial delight and  education. Go deeper into...

Union Restaurant In Haverstraw Event
Kudos to Union Restaurant, in Haverstraw, for hosting their 7th Annual "We Care Event".  This event is Union's way of giving back, by offering a buffet meal to those who have ...

Late Lookers For Valentines Day
I know. I know! It happens to all of us at some time or another! Time passes as it usually does and then, all of a sudden, it speeds up like a race car being driven by a maniac at ...

Laughter Saves Lives In Blauvelt
Laughter Saves Lives presents a comedy fundraiser for The Rockland County Fire Chief's Association on Feb. 27, 2015, 8:30pm.  This comedy fundraiser will be held at ...

The Astro Twins In Upper Nyack
Yes indeed. Ophira and Tali Edut claim Upper Nyack, New York as their place in the Universe right now. These incredibly beautiful identical twins, known as the AstroTwins are profe...

Be There Or Be Square Egon Schiele
Egon Schiele: Portraits. October 9, 2014 through April 20, 2015. Oh what joy! One of my favorite artist of all time (right up there on the pedestal with Rembrandt and Van Gogh, wit...

Ritas Comes To New City
I am so excited that New City will now have a Rita's, opening in March 2015!  What is Rita's you ask?  Rita's is an ice cream place of sorts, they will offer their f...

From Me To You 2015
I hope that 2015 will be a kinder, more gentle year than 2014 has been for many people. There has been financial hardship and severe emotional distress all around the world. T...

Christmas Eve In New City
Looking to attend a Christmas Eve service today?  Please consider joining us for  a Blessed Christmas,  St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Strawtown Rd.,&nbs...

Soup Angels In Nyack
Soup Angels in Nyack, an all volunteer, donation based non-denominational, non-profit group held their 8th Annual Thanksgiving Feast on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, for ...

Andy Golub Comes To Nyack
Watch out Nyack, Andy Golub is coming home!!  If you don't know who Andy Golub is, you certainly know his work.  Golub is known for his controversial style of art, live b...

Making A Splash Droplet By Droplet
You may have heard of Planet Water, a United States non-profit development organization devoted to bringing clean water to the world's most disadvantaged communities through t...

The Little Train Station In Piermont
50 Ash Street, Piermont, New York.  Telephone. 1-845-398-2313. Coordinates  41.04152*N 73.91837*WNo longer in existence, the first train station in Piermont, New Yor...

Holiday Lights Of Nyack
The holidays are quickly approaching, so you better get ready.  To kick off the holiday season, come on out to Veteran's Park in Nyack, corner of Main St. and Cedar St on Dec....

Woman Dine For A Cause In Montebello
Wow, is all I can say about the event that Woman Dine for a Cause  provided. Last night, Woman Dine for a Cause held it's 2nd event at my listing at 603 Haverstraw Rd, Montebe...

The Iconic Hand House Is Handed On
In 1856, the architect and builder  Azariah Ross acquired the land where he built this enduring great home  from Garrett Tallman for $5,000.- dollars. Ross had many inter...

Women Dine In Montebello
Dine for a Cause!  Join Women Dine on Wednesdays for this bi-monthly series of inspirational, fun-filled Wednesdays with smart, community-minded womewn to dine-in for a cause....

Blood Donors And Platelet Donors Needed
There is an urgent need for people to not only donate blood, but to donate platelets. According to the New York Blood Center, the hospitals that they serve have an EMERGENCY need f...

Matisse At MOMA Heaven On Earth
Henri Matisse- The Cut- Outs- opens today, Sunday October 12, 2014 and will be up until February 8, 2015. This exhibition could be the long waited for sequel to the large Matisse r...

The Leaves Are Turning
I am sure that all of you have noticed a certain nip in the air, a general cooling off of the air, bringing with it scattered- hopefully soft- showers and of course with that ...

Brickhouse Food And Drink In Nyack
The Playhouse Market in Nyack has re opened as Brickhouse Food and Drink, located at 20 S. Broadway, Nyack, NY.  This restaurant is a Barbecue Restaurant, Gastropub and P...

House Party For Water
Local musicians say NO to Desal on September 28th. There is still time for you to buy your ticket on  the website below. This is a wonderful fundraiser for the Rockland Water ...

Bambini Childcare And UPK In New City
Looking for a Universal Pre Kindergarten (UPK) program where your child can stay all day?? Well Bambini Childcare in New City fits the bill.  Bambini  Childcare can provi...

Oh Joy Pottery Up Next
Pottery is coming up sooner than you think. I know I always talk about the pottery sale at The Art School At Old Church. It is one of the high points I make sure to hit in the...

New City Street Fair 2014
The New City Street Fair, will be held this Sunday Aug. 31st. from 10am-5pm.  The street fair will happen rain or shine, but looks like it should be a good day.  The fair...

Is Summer Already Slipping Away
Today it kind of feels like the end of summer is right around the corner. And for the past couple of nights it has been perfect sleeping weather in Nyack, in my little part of the ...

The Beach At Pier 701 In Piermont
"The Beach" is open at Pier 701!  The other night I went to dinner at Pier 701 in Piermont.  I thought with the cool weather coming, sooner than I had hoped, we better ge...

Whats New And Old At The Met
Well it is really old- from 1615- 1868, but fairly new at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The  Flowereing of Edo Period Painting, Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collec...

Walking To The Beats In Nyack Today
The 2nd Annual Percussive and World Music and Dance Festival is TODAY- July 26- all day and all night and all FREE! All over Nyack, up Main Street, North and South Broadway, Memori...

Playhouse Market In Nyack A Great Place To Dine
What a unexpected delight my husband and I found last Saturday night.  It was a nice night, and decided that we wanted to eat outside.  It was on the late side, so we kne...

4th Of July Activites In Nanuet
Get ready for fireworks and a concert Clarkstown residence.  Thursday, July 3rd at the Nanuet High School, 103 Church St., Nanuet you can enjoy a great family night.  Sta...

Where Have All The Hummingbirds Gone
Sung to the tune of... Where have all the flowers gone? Unfortunately the hummingbirds are not quite in sync with the Global Warming of our planet Earth. Actually, the glacier lily...

The Demise Of The Passenger Pigeon 1914
I was listening to the radio in my car (NPR)  while driving to one of my appointments today and heard the terribly sad story of the passenger pigeon, and of the only one&...

CVS Pharmacy In Bardonia
CVS is coming to Bardonia.  Construction is well underway at the corner of Rte 304 and Bardonia Rd.  The old strip  mall is coming down, making way for a new CVS. &n...

Enjoying The Hudson River
Another wonderful day enjoying the Hudson River.  Whether you are hiking along the river, or boating on the river, the views are spectacular.  Last summer my husband and ...

Jimmys Team In Bardonia
For the past few years, I have driven by Albertus Magnus High School in Bardonia and noticed a sign "Jimmy's Place".   I attended soccer games, lacrosse games there ...

Take A Walk With Me Through History
There is a lot you can learn just by walking down a street and then up another. If you look for Historical markers, and you can walk and think at the same time (Sort of like pattin...

Wave Hill Surfing In The Bronx
It always pulls me in with all of it's exquisite prettiness and seduces me with it's complete and joyful sense of peace. To be in the natural world, walking and observing spring bu...

School Vote In Clarkstown
Today is your day to be heard. Vote YES for the Clarkstown Central School District Budget.  The polls will be open from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM.  This is your opportunity to m...

Twilight At Number Fifty Three
I thought that it would be nice for a change to take it easy regarding my blog and all of the endless and endlessly fascinating information I share with you.  You might h...

Nyack Will Be Blooming Soon
Waiting, waiting, waiting for Spring to arrive. For the warmth of the sun to kiss my face and soft breezes to ruffle my hair. Soon, soon, soon... I am actually glad that I haven't ...

Holy Week In New City NY
As Holy Week approaches, St. John's Episcopal Church in New City, offers several services.  Maundy Thursday Service will be at 7:30pm, with Holy Eucharist and washing of the f...

Michaels On Main In New City
Last Friday night, a few of my friends and myself decided to check out the new restaurant in New City, Micheal's on Main.  Since it is so new, I wasn't able to find the phone ...

Pearl River St Patricks Day Parade
This Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 1:30pm, marks the start of the 52nd Rockland County St. Patrick's Day Parade in Pearl River, NY.  The parade is the second largest St. Patrick's...

The Islands Of Key West At NYBG
In the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at the New York Botanical Gardens, the living design inspiration is based strictly on a particular Key West estate garden. The most exotic and &nb...

It Starts At Seven
The Oscars are looming large on my horizon. I've seen all of the movies and I am prepared. I have my picks with very, very good (albeit sometimes very convoluted) reasons why) and ...

Sufferns Lafayette Theatre Celebrates 90 Years
Lafayette Theatre in Suffern, NY will be hosting their Gala 90th Anniversary Celebration on Sunday March 2, 2014.  The celebration will include the 75th edition of the Wizard ...

The Stone Barn Center At Pocantico Hills
Think ahead and get your tickets for- Foraged: A Wild Edibles Walk and Taste on March 23, 2014 at the Stone Barn Center For Food and Agriculture at 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hill...

Pearl Rivers Pucci In Sochi
Pearl River's Josephine Pucci and the Woman's Hockey team will be taking on Canada, their arch rivals, tomorrow at 7:30am.  They have already beat Finland 3-1 and Switzerland ...

A Little History And Traditions Of Valentines Day
Valentines Day goes all the way back to Ancient Rome and the Early Christians and as an observance, Valentines Day goes back to the High Middle Ages.Well, the day is really called ...

Thursday In Review January 30 Piermont And Nyack
This is that time of year when we have already become sick and tired of this extraordinary new phenomenon called The Polar Vortx and pray that hope springs eternal in that spring w...

Y Z Kami At Gagosian In The City
The current exhibition on view at the Gagosian Gallery at 980 Madison Avenue, NY, NY, 10075 is incredibly beautiful, and has such a positive spiritual presence that, just for your ...

Pearl River Athlete Goes To Sochi Russia
Josephine Pucci, of Pearl River, NY, will be heading to Sochi, Russia with the 2014 USA Woman's Olympic Hockey Team. Josephine grew up in Pearl River and played youth hockey for th...

New Years Eve In Haverstraw
This year a large group of us decided to spend New Year's Eve in Haverstaw. What a great way to ring in 2014, The Hudson Water Club in Haverstraw and The Mighty Spectrum Band. &nbs...

Narcissus According To Aubrey Flowers In Piermont NY
Lynne Aubrey, proprietoress of Aubrey Flowers and Goods in Piermont, NY sells extraordinarily beautiful objects d'art, and other most useful items for the garden and the house...

The Art Of Eyewear In Nyack
I will always be grateful for the day I discovered Meg Yong and her elegant yet funky Optical Shop right in the center of Nyack. Her clients range from the East Coast to the West C...

New City Church Offers Christmas Eve Services
Christmas Eve is almost here, are you looking for a place to attend church to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ?  St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Strawtown Rd. in New City ...

The Shops At Nanuet
Today, while it was snowing, my daughter and I went to The Shops at Nanuet.  I thought to myself, besides us, who would to be outside shopping on a snowy day? Well, I was surp...

Deck All The Halls With Matzoh Balls
Most of us have recovered somewhat from all the indulgences (PURE GLUTTONY) of our Thanksgiving celebrations with family or friends or families AND friends- or helping out at a sou...

Brushfire Raises Controversy On Clausland Mountain
As more science and technology is developed and generated from more and more in depth research in the area of Climate Change and Global Warming- Just ask Wally Broeker at Lamont Do...

Turkey Trot At Rockland Lake State Park
Join the fun and help a wonderful cause.  The Rockland Road Runners'  Club, will be hosting once again, a 5 Mile Turkey Trot for The Marisa Fund on Thanksgiving morning. ...

Winter Wonderland At Down To Earth In Pomona
The weather outside may not be quite frightful yet, but that doesn't mean that the holidays aren't coming.  This Saturday, Nov. 9th, Down to Earth nursery in Pomona, NY will b...

Burger Loft In New City Back On Tap
"The Tap is Back".  This is what you will see on Burger Loft's facebook page.  Burger Loft in New City has not had been serving alcohol since the summer.  In August,...

Imran Qureshi Miniatures And The Roof Garden Commissionn
This is the first large scale installation in the United States  by the artist Imran Qureshi (born 1972, Hyderabad, Pakistan). In the spills of paint are the inspiration  ...

This Is One Of My Favorites
One of my favorite shows is coming up soon and it's NOT on Broadway! When the snap of Fall becomes apparent and a damp chill starts to get into your bones, and all you can think ab...

Great Hike From Nyack To Piermont
What a great day to hike from Nyack to Piermont.  It was suppose to be a rainy day, but when I woke up and the sun was shining, I knew we needed to take advantage of this beau...

Frances Wells Harvest Moon
My friend, the artist Frances Wells, is a person I can talk about endlessly and promote to my hearts desire. Simply put, I love her work. The Piermont Straus Gallery and Bookstore ...

Pomona Offers Flu Vaccine
How can it already be time to be thinking of flu shots?  Even though we are enjoying these last few days of summer weather, it is also time to start thinking about getting you...

Rockland Restaurants Rally For Safe Water
Dozens of Rockland County Restaurants are joining together to raise funds to help the Rockland Water Coalition in it's fight against United Water's proposed Hudson River Desalinati...

Congers Elementary School BOE Meeting
Whether your are a parent of a Congers Elementary student or not, you should attend this meeting. Thurs., Sept. 12, 8pm at the Board of Education, 62 Old Middletown Rd., New City. ...

Admission Is Free And The Public Is Invited
Save the day- Sunday, September 8th, 2013, 5:00 pm for a most beautiful concert in memory of the victims and heroes of September 11th.  The performance will be at the Grace Ep...

See Ken Price Retrospective At The Metropolitan Museum
While I was studying in my college days at the San Francisco Art Institute, I had the great good fortune to be able to study with Ken Price himself while he was a visiting artist. ...

Annual Parade To Be Held In New City
Looking for a family fun activity?  Come to the Rockland County Volunteer Fireman's Assocation 101st Annual Parade and 125th Anniversary celebration of the New City Fire Engin...

Toddle Program At Vision Sports Club In Pearl River
Looking for a fun toddler time activity? Check out a great program that Vision Sports Club in Pearl River is offering.  Kidz Sports mini camp, is an hour long program for chil...

Commit To Fit
Most fit people I know have a plan to eat well, to eat healthily and they do not engage in yo-yo dieting. They know that eating healthily brings it's own wonderful rewards but that...

The Shops At Nanuet Job Fair
The Shops at Nanuet is slated to open this October!  Every time I  drive by I am amazed at how quickly this is moving along.  It must be on target for an October ope...

Light Color And Design At The Guggenheim
From June 21,2013 through September 25,2013, you will have the opportunity to experience the brilliant, evocative artwork of James Turrell at the Guggenheim in his first New York M...

Fun On The Hudson River
There is a lot to do this weekend while enjoying the Hudson River.  My husband and I recently took, what I call a hike, along the Hudson River. We started in Dutchtown, which ...

What To Do On The Fourth
The big festivities are just beginning to get underway in all of these sleepy little river towns- and in most of the towns and villages not on the Hudson River as well. The 4th of ...

The Countdown Begins
The big festivities are just beginning to get underway in all of these little river towns- and in most of the villages and towns not on the Hudson River as well. The 4th of July Fi...

Rockland Boulders Team Up With New City Fire Department
Come join The New City Fire Engine Company No. 1  for a night of family fun as the Rockland Boulders take on the Quebec Les Capitales at Boulders Stadium.  This event wil...

St Johns Church In New City Celebrates 50 Years
St. John's Episcopal Church, New City, NY celebrated it's 50th anniversary at their current location on Strawtown Rd on Lake Deforest.  The church was originally located on Ma...

Nyack Park Conservancy Fundraiser An Astonishing Success
I always give generously when local organizations ask for money honey which goes towards the betterment of our community in some way or another. And so it was when i was asked by t...

The Clearwater Sloop At Croton Point Park
The 2013 Clearwater Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday June 15 and June 16 at Croton Point Park on Croton-On-Hudson, Westchester County, New York. Festival Gates open at ...

The Ross Hand House In Nyack
They say that "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush." In this particular instance however, I believe that the Ross-Hand Mansion, located at 122 South Franklin Street in Sout...

Memorial Day In Rockland County
Looking for Memorial Day events in Rockland County?  Well there is a lot going on, even if it is a little chilly out. In Clarkstown, you can attend a parade and/or a ceremony ...

At Last Spring Has Sprung
If it wasn't unseemly for a person of my age and position, I would skip for the absolute joy I feel with these last few days of beautiful weather we have been having here. It is so...

Victory Gardens Good For You Too
When America went to war in 1941, the war effort touched every one at home as well as on the front and in the trenches, on the seas and in the air. People plowed up their front yar...

From New City to Long Beach Island
With the thought of summer approaching, comes the thought of "will my NJ shore be there?"  For many of us in Rockland Cty, a trip to the shore happens more than once from Memo...

Contemporary Hudson River Artists Ladies First
Nancy Quaglia, more than mistress of her medium- dry pigment (pastels) on paper- termed works on paper- is primarily concerned with the Hudson River, it's landscapes, marshes and m...

Holy Week in New City
Looking for a place to worship this Holy Week?  St. John's Church, 365 Strawtown Rd., New City offer a variety of services and events for the week.  This year on Good Fri...

The Little Flower Shop Of Nyack
After spending the last thirty years of her life in the business world, Leslie Jordan, owner and proprietor of The Little Flower Shop of Nyack, is finally realizing her romantic dr...

Clarkstown South High School Jr Ball
This year, Clarkstown South High School in West Nyack, tried something different with the Jr. Ball.  Last year there were some problems during the dance and after th...

Look To The STAR Grievance Day In May
Tomorrow, March 1st, 2013 is the deadline for applying for the STAR (School Tax Relief)  Exemption Program. If you don't already have it, RUN to your nearest Assessors Office ...

In Like A Lion Out Like A Lamb
I have no idea what top speeds the wind reached last night here in Nyack but I am sure that they were at least in the upper 40's and with the pinging of the tiny hard snow drops- y...

Jasper Johns Home Sells in Stony Point
Jasper Johns, the great American contemporary artist, Stony Point homestead sells.  What an exciting experience for me, to be with my clients who are just in awe of this uniqu...

A Day Trip To New York City
Although it might be too cold outside for a leisurely stroll through the outdoor sculpture garden at Storm King or other worthy outdoor sculpture gardens, The Metropolitan Museum, ...

St Augustine School in New City to Close
Like many, I was shocked to hear that St. Augustine School in New City was 1 of 22 schools that were being considered "at risk" of closing.  This week, the announcement was ma...

Out With The Old In With The New
Most of the resolutions I made last year for 2012, I've not been able to keep. For instance, that resolution to be more patient with other people's' ineptitudes and incompetancies ...

Christmas Eve services in New City
Looking for a Christmas Eve tomorrow?  St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Strawtown Rd., New City, NY offers 2 different services for Christmas Eve.  The Family Service wil...

Greenery and Swag in the Nyacks
The menorahs have all been lit for eight nights signalling the miracle of the festival of lights and some lucky ones among us got eight little token gifts- one for each night- and ...

The Nutcracker to be performed in Suffern
It's that time of year again, the Rockland Youth Dance Ensemble (RYDE) will be performing "The Nutcracker" at the Cultural Arts Theatre at SUNY Rockland Community Colleg...

A Few Of My Favorite Things
This holiday season abounds with many lovely events for families and friends alike. There really IS something for everyone!. I will let them unfold chronologically so that it is ea...

Farmers Step Up to Your Marks Please
Don't worry, be happy! The Nyack Farmers' Market - going 15 plus years strong- due to a new partnership between the Nyack Center and the Nyack Chamber of Commerce will commence bus...

Matthews Baier Concert Tonight in Nyack
Matthews Baier, Nyack's own local prolific composer and guitarist extraordinaire will be presenting a most unusual and beautiful program of songs based on selected ancient texts of...

New City Fire Dept holds Relief Drive
The New City Volunteer Fire Dept. is holding a Relief Drive, to benefit those who have suffered from Hurricane Sandy in Breezy Point, NY.  More than 100 homes were destroyed b...

Yellow Rosie and Russet in Rockland
I could be talking about potatoes but I am talking about all leaves, both great and small, in Rockland. I love the crunch of leaves underfoot and the huge piles of leaves by the s...

Clarkstown South Soccer Community Service is a Success
It was a great day last Saturday at Clarkstown South High School.  The girl's varsity soccer team had 3 community service projects all come together to make it not only a succ...

Rockland Symphony Orchestra Young Peoples Concert
The 2012- 2013 Seasons Young People's Concert featuring winners of the Rockland County Music Teachers' Guild Concerto Competition will begin with a bang at 3:00PM on SUNDAY- Octobe...

Nyack Halloween Parade
Can you believe it is that time of year again?  On Oct. 27th, the annual Nyack Halloween Parade will once again take place on Main St. and South Broadway.  The parade tak...

Hooked on the Hook The Pier And Tallman
When you see me (still) all in black flapping along on the Piermont Pier, it might look as if I am only meandering, but my pulse rate tells a different story: that I am in the mids...

Health Fair in West Nyack
On Saturday, Sept. 29th, the 8th Annual Heath Fair will be held from 1-4pm.  It will be held at the Palisades Mall, West Nyack, 4th floor next to the ice rink. These are the f...

Step Into September With Care And Deet
While thinking in retrospect of my last blog on creepy crawlies and bugs that go bump in the night, I stumbled uopn an article of interest which I will present here for you to use ...

End Of Summer In The Hudson Valley
The remnants of wild roses are in their final glory sprawling about both the front yard and the wrap around porch here at Wright Bros. (53 N. Bdwy, Nyack, NY 10960). And the slugs...

Nyack Rentals are HOT
The Nyack rental market is exploding!  In the past 2 days, I have had numerous calls for rentals in the Nyacks, had 4 rental appointments, 1 lease signing and waiting to hear ...

School Time getting close in Clarkstown
Attention Clarkstown students and parents, the time is getting closer.....school supply shopping time is here!!  If you are a parent of a student in Clarkstown, and if you are...

The Dog Days Of Summer In Rockland
Websters defines dog days as: 1: the period between July and early Septenber when the hot sultry weather of summer usually occurs in the northern hemisphere. 2: a period of stagn...

The Burger Loft in New City
A new burger joint hits New City, and getting rave reviews.  The Burger Loft appears to have what it takes to make it.  Recently, my husband, friends and  I went to ...

Come Celebrate Bastille Day In Piermont
Among other issues causative of The French Revolution, The Storming of The Bastille and the difficulties of life lived during the ensuing years of The First French Republic, food s...

Town of Clarkstown Cooling Centers
This is a very important email that I received, and would like to share it.  Take advantage of these cooling centers and tips.  Stay cool and stay safe.   ...

Oh The Fourth Of July
Known as the Fourth of July or Independence Day, July 4th  has been a Federal Holiday in the United States since 1941. However, the tradition of celebrating Independence Day g...

Fave Ways To Beat The Heat
As we are stuck in the middle of a terrific heat wvave sooooo hot a person can hardly think, I've taken the liberty to put together a little list of some of my favorite ways to bea...

The Big Parking Debate in Nyack
Are the new parking rules in the Village of Nyack working for you?  On May 15th, the Village of Nyack decided to try a new parking policy, which would be in effect for 90 days...

A World Of Difference In Rockland
Well, we've had winter in October, spring in February and March and now March (like a lion) in spring. We must do all that we as individuals can do to try to mitigate the damage wh...

Gluten Free Pizza in New City
If you are in need of a good gluten free pizza, I have the place for you.  Ray's Pizza, in New City is the where you want to go.  My daughter suffers from Celiac Disease,...

Out Of The Closet In Rockland
It's that time of year when the flowers gently nod to each other. The iris- fragile and trembling on it's long leggy stem and the wild roses blooming and tumbling all about seem to...

Clarkstown School District Budget Vote
Calling all Clarkstown School District voters, tomorrow is the day!!  Go out and vote.  The polls open at 7am and close at 9pm, the polling stations are Congers Elementar...

The Merry Month Of May
 The merry month of May has arrived. Queen Victorias favorite flower, the Lily of the Valley, IS the flower of May. Legend has it that the Lily of the Valley heralds the retur...

Clarkstown South’s Outdoor Shopping Extravaganza
The Clarkstown South's Outdoor Shopping Extravaganza will soon be here. This is an event sponsored by the school's club, Assets Leadership team, to raise money for the Make-A-Wish ...

Nash In Nyack New York
Nash in Nyack, New York On Thursday evenings, Friday, Saturday and Sundays, Maya Rose Nash can be found at Mind Over Matter, 85 South Broadway, Nyack, New York, 10960- practicing ...

New City Street Fair
Looking for something fun to do this Sunday, April 22nd?   The New City Chamber of Commerce is hosting The New City Street Fair.  This event will be held 10-5, rain or sh...

The Edward Hopper House Art Center
The Edward Hopper House Art center is exhibiting the works of two very different artist- a show curated by Carole Perry. On my way home from work here at Wright Brothers Real Esta...

More Farming in New City at Cropsey Farm
For many of us who grew up in New City, we are very happy to see that "Cropsey Farm", is back to farming.  Last year, 5 acres of the property was used for a community garden. ...

Nadia in Nyack New York
I can't find a single picture of Nadia Kostik although she has long been a familiar sight as one of the dedicated walkers doing her daily constitutional all the way from South Broa...

Early Spring Housing Market hits New City
Many of us are happy with the warm temperatures, crocus blooming and NO snow.  Well, the flowers popping up are not the only signs of an early spring.  The spring housing...

March IS Womens History Month
In celebration of Women's History Month, it is only fitting that I write of the photographer Rena Bass Forman, born March 17, 1957. She graced the world with her prescense. As a y...

Greengate Market in New City
For the last 10 years or so, the farm stand at the bottom of Red Hill Rd. in New City has had more owners than I can count.  For the past few years, they have been pretty ...

Master Tailor in New City is Perfect
 I recently purchased a cocktail dress on line, which I was sceptical in doing, but they ask you to put in your measurements, so they can customize the dress for you.  We...

I Heard The Wind Blow Dear
The crazy weather (read Global Warming) seems to embody the mercurial, fun loving spirit of Gemini. Playful and ever changing- engaged in eternal Kerry flip flops, the astrological...

These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things
Love might or might not be in the air, but chocolates are everywhere! Don't go to the big box stores for less. Support your local businesses, have a smaller footprint and get and g...

The Chocolatier in New City a Perfect Choice
The Chocolatier in New City once again showed my why it is the place to go when buying not only chocolates, but sweets and unique gifts.  I've been a patron for years, even wh...

Do Not Miss Peak Performances at Montclair
Although he has won two Tony Awards for choreography and a Kennedy Center Honor-all while maintaining his dance company, Valley Cottages' very own Bill T. Jones has been and contin...

The New Year in Nyack
So the New Year has come and gone and most of us are still here. I've made some resolutions for this New Year that I will post on my bathroom mirror, my refrigerator, the dashboard...

Clarkstown School Board All Need to Go
I am sick and tired of opening the Rockland Journal News, and seeing another embarrassing article about the Clarkstown School Board.  It seems that every few days th...

Union Restaurant Opening New Village Eatery
As a Realtor when I saw the old Soup Stone Building go under contract and eventually close I couldn't help but wonder, whose coming in?  To my delight and I'm sure to all Rock...

Ever See A Goalie Score
I used to love to be the goalie on my soccer teams back when I used to go to Camp Natchez, Camp Pontiac, oh those were the days, anyhow never in my wildest dreams would I accomplis...

All I Can JP Auclair Segment
I came across this video clip last night and I'm still thinking about it.  This amazing segment was shot in the suburbs of BC and it breaks every boundry in the ski film world...

Deck The Halls With Boughs Of Holly
It is lovely to see the Village of Nyack all decked out for the Holidays with the old Victorian houses draped and swagged with greenery and tiny twinkling lights, Nyack's tradition...

Original Design in New City
Original Design in New City is a great place to shop for jewelry any time of year.  You can buy trendy jewelry for as little as $10 or beautiful custom made pieces.  Ever...

Holiday Sale in Downtown New City
What a great idea the merchants of the Clarkstown Shopping Mall came up with .  On Wed and Thurs,  Dec. 14th & 15th, they will be holding a 2 day Holiday Sale.  ...

In The True Spirit of Giving
This time of year usually brings out the best in most of us and the worst in only a few terrible one or two.In this difficult economy( one could think Hard Times) it is more import...

Yogurt Sensations in New City
The newest food hot spot in New City is Yogurt Sensations located in the Town Plaza.  This seems to be a favorite for all ages, my teen goes there pretty often with her friend...

Great Dining Experience in Tappan
Last Saturday night, my husband and I went out to dinner with several couples at The '76 House, in Tappan, NY.  What an absolutely wonderful evening!  From the moment we ...

Sanctuary and More in Nyack
For those who harbor hopes of not only seeking but finding sanctuary,owner and designer Laura Gould of Sanctuary,60 South Broadway in Nyack has indeed created one. Although I some...

Trick or Treat in Nyack
Saturday October 29th, 2011. We were all treated' to a fierce and relatively unexpected snow storm. Well- at least unexpected by me! All of the news stations and various media were...

No power in New City
First Irene, now this??  A snow day on Halloween?  What is going on?  I've lived in New City my whole life, and I cannot ever remember having extended power outages,...

Nanuet Restaurant Pizza
I recently went to Nanuet Restaurant for pizza.  I had forgotten how great that pizza is.  It is very different than your regular New York style pizza.  The crust is...

The Last of the Heirlooms
In spite of the violent thunderstorms and even hail of Friday, we in Nyack have been in the midst of a most beautiful second summer this October. The weather has, for the most part...

Autumn By The Hudson River
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ARTSROCK of NYACK HOLIDAY PROGRAMS
Artsrock of Nyack is an organization whose mission is close to my heart.Their mission is"to provide increased access to professional arts and multi-cultural programs for an underse...

Congers Valley Cottage Italian Festival
Looking for something fun and different to do this Sunday, Oct. 2nd?  How about heading over to Congers Station Park on Burnside Ave., in Congers for the 5th Annual Italian Fe...

Nearly Fall Rockland County
It is one of the things I love about the area. Really Fall is my favorite time of year. And it seems as it is ever looming. There is something for me about pulling on a lite coat w...

The Castle in New City Great Surprise
The other day I was in New City, and was meeting family for lunch.  We decided go to The Castle on Main St. in New City.  I thought that we would be eating inside, much t...

Baumgarts Opens in Nyack
I fell in love with Baumgart's the very first time I had dinner there.It was in 1997 and even though Englewood is only 13 or 14 miles from Nyack it seemed like a much greater dista...

Size Really Doesnt Matter
Its true!Especially regarding rocks! When the lull of lapping waves,the sun and the spray of salty ocean breezes begins,for me,the process of disengagement from the sometimes diff...

Fishing In Rockland County
Ok -- so as the year has gone on, I have gone outdoors more and more. I found I love fishing! Whether I am casting in the little lake in Pearl River's Veterans Park, or taking a bo...

Row Row Your Boat
Row your boat gently down the stream-or up or across the Hudson River Towns,Estuaries!.The Hudson is one of those rare rivers which ebbs and flows,has high tides and low according ...

New City Buildings being Demolished
Today I was driving down Main St. in New City and noticed fencing around a building on S. Main that used to be a nail salon. And there were men taking the roof apart. I come to f...

Clarkstown School Board OKs Superintendent Search
Here I am, on vacation and having a wonderful time. I check out facebook, and find that the New City Patch has posted an article about the Clarkstown School Board, voting to allo...

August and the Proverbial Pebble in Piermont
In Piermont,the dog days of summer are finally upon us with brutal record setting temperatures and searing heat and humidity which completely dehydrates a person within minutes.I s...

Golf in Rockland County
I love golf -- really I do! And Rockland is a wonderful place to play. There are great private courses yes but Public courses here are wonderful. My favorite by far is in Ramap...

Make up your mind
Ok -- I don't know a lot, but I know what I've read and I know how it all works. If your credit rating falls, the interest rates you will be made to pay on a car loan, credit cards...

Are there rentals in New City
The other day, I was asked this question: " Are there rentals in New City and what kind of rentals?" They were so surprised when I told them that there are about 15 rentals in MLS...

The Nyack Street Fair
The famous Nyack Street Fair seems to takeplace every two months or so.This past Sunday"s Fair was perfect in all respects.The weather was beautiful with no threat of rain and the ...

The Chapin Sisters Back in Piermont
The Chapin Sisters,an American folk pop musical group consisting of sisters Abigail Chapin,Lily Capin and Jessica Craven(formally managed by half brother Jonathan Craven) are back ...

Kennedy Dells Park in New City
Want a quick get away? One where you feel nature all around you complete with a waterfall? Then head on over to Kennedy Dells Park in New City. This hiking park offers serene hi...

Clarkstown to take care of foreclosure lawns
The other day I was showing a property to a client, that happened to be in foreclosure. Although the house was in good shape, the outside was in desperate need of help. The grass...

Dont Rent BUY NOW
It is cheaper to buy then rent in the Nyacks, Rivertowns like Piermont, and Throughout all of rockland county from Stony Point to Suffern time is now... According to NPR this AM...

New City Farm is back to Farming
The other day, I was in my car with a friend and we were driving by Cropsey's Farm on Little Tor Rd., in New City. We both live up the street from the farm, so know that the Crops...

Garage Sales are Green
I am feeling my flower-child roots lately. So another tip, I love garage sales. This time of year throughout Rockland County from Montebello to Tomkins Cove, from Palisades to Cong...

Methods to my Madness
Ok -- I admit it I am pseudo green. I wish I could be greener. Nyack, Piermont, Tappan, and up to Stony Point out towards Suffern, we all try our best to do a little more for the e...

Edward Hopper in Nyack
The Edward Hopper,Prelude Years a celecbration of Hoppers paintings and drawing related to his years growingup in Nyack has opened to great acclaim.The show runs from May 21-July2...

New City Revitalization Project Starts Up Again
I know, here we go again. Whether you are a merchant or a consumer, trying to get to your dry cleaner, pizza parlor or barber shop these next few months will be challenging ones f...

Rivertown Film of Nyack Holds Fundraiser
On Sunday, May 15th, Rivertown Film of Nyack will be holding a fundraiser; Kitchen Tour de Force, Rockland County’s first Kitchen Tour. This will give people an opportunity to e...

New City Fire Depart. Host Blood Drive
The New City Fire Department will be sponsoring a blood drive at their firehouse on Sunday, May 1 from 10:30 am until 3:00 pm, this event is open to all. The blood drive will be...

Tutors Galore here to help
It is that time of year for students across the county, Advanced Placement Exams, SAT's, ACT's are here and soon the Regents as well. Tutors often get a bad name, somehow the child...

Gone to the Dogs...
So we adopted a puppy! Yep well he is a big puppy but a puppy nonetheless. Two things I learned: one hire a dogwalker at least for a little while. It takes the pressure off! An...

Gluten Free Pizza in Nanuet
To all of those who suffer from Celiac Disease, or just gluten intolerant, Posa Posa Pizzeria in Nanuet, NY is the place for you. Posa Posa offers Gluten Free pizza, which is cook...

Organic Produce in Rockland
For many years Rockland County has offered numerous retail sources for organic produce and helath food related items.The Fellowship Community in Chestnut Ridge was established in t...

From Nyack to Japan...
I have been riveted to the stories coming from Japan. Without any real connections to the country except a deep love of the culture, the food the art, I found myself trying to find...

New City fix nears strartup
The Journal News reported today, that the "long-delayed, much-anticipated reconstruction of New Hempsead Rd. might begin during the spring." I had no idea that this project was ap...

NYACKS ARTS ANGELS
Supporting the Arts in Nyack Public Schools Arts Angels is a non-profit parent and community organization supporting the arts in Nyack Public Schools Arts Angels is the liaison be...

The Village of Haverstraw : Secret River Trail Redux
With spring around the corner, I want to remind everyone of the newly revamped and cleaned up Hudson river walking and bike trail that connects the base of Main St. (left down the ...

Vito and Michaels in New City is Back
If you've been dying for pizza like you've never tasted before, well your wait is over. It's taken 20 years, but Vito & Michael's Gourmet Pizzeria Restaurant is back in New City, ...

Nyack to the Guggenheim
When the Guggenheim was built in the 1950's the Tappan-Zee Bridge from Nyack had just been finished. The Museum as many know was Built By Frank Lloyd Wright (although he never saw ...

Foggy
Looking out at the Tappan Zee Bridge barely visable through the fog I contemplate which source of culture is most enticing for a short excursion on a Saturday morning.We in Nyack a...

From Nyack to the Arts of the City
Living in Rockland County in Tappan; formerly in Nyack and Congers. I have found the proximity to the city and its arts and cultural programs are an incredible resource. So I am go...

The Harbors at Haverstraw : February 2011 Market Update
Good afternoon everybody! How are you today? Just like I promised, I am back in the full swing and that means time for a February real estate market...

The Clubhouse Bar and Grill, New City
Recently, the Clarkstown Hockey Club held a fundraiser at The Clubhouse in New City. The fundraiser was to benefit a scholarship in memory of Clarkstown ...

A New Dawn
Good afternoon everybody! How are you today? I just wanted to check in real quick and let all ...


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