This December, New Rochelle will send a delegation of leaders and residents to our French sister city, La Rochelle. If you are interested in learning more or in potentially joining the delegation, please attend a meeting this Thursday, June 13th at 7pm in Room B-1 of the City Hall Annex. Here’s are the details. I … Continue reading Visit La Rochelle
Much of our popular conception of the American West was shaped ironically in the decidedly eastern locale of New Rochelle, NY by the great artist Frederic Remington from his studios at 301 Webster Avenue. This fascinating page from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West contains more, including a recreation of Remington’s studio and an … Continue reading Remington in New Rochelle
Lots of fun stuff in New Rochelle this Spring. Check out this list of upcoming events, and be sure to visit the City website for updates and additions.
Love these Pop-Up Libraries that have been installed at various public parks throughout New Rochelle. Take a book. Leave a book. And each mini-library is a unique, whimsical work of art. Read all about it here, with descriptions of the libraries and the artists. Thank you to the New Rochelle Council on the Arts, My … Continue reading Pop-Up Libraries in New Ro Parks
In case you missed the hard copy in your mailbox, here’s New Rochelle’s Spring newsletter, filled with updates on local initiatives, helpful tips, and information about municipal services. Thank you to the City’s Marketing & Communications team for putting the newsletter together.
Read about some of the remarkable artists who call New Rochelle home in this excellent piece from Untapped Cities. As our city grows, we want cultural and creative expression to remain at the heart of New Rochelle’s identity.
Check out this story from WCBS-TV, New York’s Channel 2, about New Rochelle’s free-rent competition for artists and about our overall efforts to encourage creative expression. We want New Rochelle’s downtown to be both economically and culturally vibrant.
If you missed it, here’s video of my 2019 State of the City Address. I previously posted a transcript of the speech.
As announced in my recent State of the City Address, New Rochelle is teaming up with our master developer, RXR, to offer one lucky artist a full year of free rent at 360 Huguenot, the new downtown tower that’s just nearing completion. To apply, interested artists must submit a 30-second-or-less video detailing why New Rochelle … Continue reading Artists: Win a Year of Free Rent in New Rochelle
I just finished delivering my 2019 State of the City Address to an overflow audience at City Hall. My remarks highlighted our community’s significant and exciting progress on a range of economic, environmental, and social priorities, while also acknowledging persistent challenges that require our continued attention and focus. The State of our City is the … Continue reading State of the City – 2019