July 1, 2010
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SUMMER FEATURE
Music & Art in Downtown

BIDMusicGrnLogo_053010.jpgOn Thursday evenings this July enjoy our annual FREE BID Music on the Green festival, made possible by Avalon on the Sound, as great bands (Brother Joscephus and the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra, 7/15; Music and Dance from the Andes with Andinay, 7/22; and Caribbean Cool with the Pantonic Steel Orchestra 7/29) fill summer evenings with fun and pulsating sounds. Bring your picnic and lawn chairs, or better yet, enjoy the music and continue to party at a nearby restaurant.  More »

The Black Show opens on July 22nd at Gallery 597 with three local artists (B.A. D’Alessandro, Jesse Sanchez and Daniel Zaccari) inviting you to experience the diversity, drama, and subtle nuances of the color black as used in contemporary art. Also Face 2 Face: Digital Photographs by Ivar Hyden opens 7/15 at the Lumen Winter Gallery at the Library and Chi Modu-Photographs at the MediaArts Centre. More »

 

Summer is FREE
Family Film time

Every year we look forward to a special family evening at the BID Family Outdoor Movie shown under the stars on a two story high outdoor screen at Library Green, FREE thanks to Monroe College. This year enjoy Ratatouille at 8:45 PM on Thursday evening, August 5th.

Also this year Regal Cinema at New Roc City is hosting a weekly Family Film Festival, with FREE movies every Tuesday and Wednesday morning at 10:00 AM. All are G and PG rated films so bring the kids and don’t forget the popcorn. 

And definitely bring the family to Ossie Davis Theater at the New Rochelle Downtown Public Library for three weekly FREE films series for family members of all ages: “Film from Picture Books”, Make a Splash” and “Disney Summer Hit Parade.” Check it out and don’t forget to combine it with dinner or lunch at one of downtown’s great neighborhood restaurants to complete your family outing.   More »

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RESTAURANT REVIEW
Rangoli's Indian Cuisine

Dr. Stephanie Lemelle was born and raised in New Rochelle. She continues to live here with her husband, Dr. George Thomas, originally from Mt. Vernon, and their children who attend local schools. Although busy with their medical careers and raising their family, they often take advantage of the convenience of relaxing over dinner in downtown New Rochelle, and of course enjoying the excellent food.

On Friday evening a few weeks ago, Drs. Stephanie Lemelle and George Thomas enjoyed dinner at one of their favorite downtown restaurants, Rangoli Indian Cuisine. They are clearly not alone in making this a favorite, since Rangoli has maintained an excellent rating by Zagat.com for almost a decade and for six years has been named "Best Indian Restaurant in Westchester County" offering "fabulous warm service and flat out good fare."

“As we entered Rangoli, we were impressed ... More »

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