Here’s a great opportunity to discover the edible goodies growing wild in local forests and often literally in our backyards. On August 18th at 11:45am, you can join a foraging expedition in New Rochelle’s Nature Study Woods to learn about — and taste — summer herbs like lamb’s quarters, asiatic dayflower, and garlic mustard, fruits … Continue reading Come Foraging on August 18th
New Rochelle turned out in force this past Saturday to celebrate the greatest reliever in baseball history, our own Mariano Rivera. Thank you to all the parade organizers and sponsors, especially Joe and Mickie Fosina. And thank you, most of all, to Mariano and Clara Rivera, who have been such active and generous members of … Continue reading A Great Day for New Rochelle
Come celebrate one of the greatest baseball players in history — and the first unanimously elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame — when New Rochelle salutes Mariano Rivera this Saturday with a Pinstripe Parade. The festivities kick off at New Rochelle City Hall with a ceremony at 9:45am. The parade will then proceed along … Continue reading Mariano. New Rochelle. Saturday.
On Friday, July 12th and Saturday, July 13th, the Ossie Davis Theater at the New Rochelle Public Library will host the Creatively Speaking Film Series, with curated films that focus on little-known history lessons, the significance of family and education, identity and culture, and coming of age and migration stories. Creatively Speaking will also feature … Continue reading Creatively Speaking Film Series at New Ro Library
New Rochelle’s annual Independence Day celebration, featuring Fireworks by Grucci at the waterfront, kicks off at 9:30pm on Thursday, July 4th, rain or shine. There’s great viewing from Hudson and Five Islands Parks. Just before and after the fireworks, nearby streets will be closed to cars so that pedestrians can walk safely, and parking will … Continue reading New Rochelle Fireworks
Fresh local produce, yummy prepared foods, savory pickles, delicious cheeses, crusty bread, and lots of other tasty treats. That’s right — New Rochelle’s two farmers markets are opening again for the season. The Saturday downtown market kicks off on June 1st on Library Green. And the Friday uptown market begins on June 7th — at … Continue reading Farmers Markets Open for Season
It was an honor this morning to observe Memorial Day in the company of New Rochelle’s veterans, First Responders, community leaders, and neighbors, as together we paid tribute to the men and women who have given their lives in service to our nation.
Please join New Rochelle’s veterans and other neighbors this weekend as we remember and honor the men and women who have given their lives in service to country. Here are the details about our community’s Memorial Day observance. Thank you to American Legion Post 8 and the Veterans Advisory Committee for organizing these events.
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.
The North Avenue Mile welcomes runners of every ability level for a fun, level race starting at Paine Cottage and ending at City Hall. It’s great for kids, too. I am a terrible runner, but always enjoy the North Avenue Mile. If I can do it, anyone can. Register here. UPDATE (May 13): Unfortunately, it … Continue reading North Avenue Mile on June 9