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Showing of Charles Fazzino's American Dreams of La Rochelle tonight in SoNo

June 12, 2009 - 20:23

Habitat for Humanity Westchester is hosting a showing of Charles Fazzino’s work including the unveiling of his latest work “American Dreams of La Rochelle” tonight at the Chase Bank on the corner of Lawton and Main Streets In SoNo starting at 6:30.

To obtain more information, click HERE  or call Jim Killoran at 914-430-4821.

Discover SoNoNewRo this summer

June 06, 2009 - 15:08

In SoNo you don’t know who you meet…there were three couples and people I met both who spend time split between Massachusetts and here..

In the summer one couple stopped by, they have home in Martha’s Vineyard, but they spend their summer here in SoNo!

Another Judge and his fiancé..she lives in Avalon, and the Judge comes and visits her here..regularly..they come here, have coffee, walk around..did you see the parks and nine miles of waterfront hey ask me..of course..its a hidden secret! Hudson Park named after Henry Hudson, Five Island, Glen Island and more..much more..what a world.. then we have so much all around.

The Historic Post Office, built during the WPA is on Hugenot and Main; the Armory Building;the Loews Theatre; the Thannhausen studio-first silent movies in the country…and much much more.

So this summer come and discover SONONEWRO…

"American Dreams of La Rochelle" unveiling June 12th; 3-D pop art by Charles Fazzino

June 04, 2009 - 14:21


imageHabitat for Humanity Westchester is hosting a showing of Charles Fazzino’s work including the unveiling of his latest work “American Dreams of La Rochelle” It will be held on Friday June 12th at the Chase Bank on the corner of Lawton and Main Streets here in SoNo.

To obtain more information, click HERE to see more information or call Jim Killoran at 914-430-4821.

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Temple Beth El Centennial Celebration June 7th

June 04, 2009 - 14:13


Beth El Youth presents Beth El Synagogue with Time Capsule to be opened in 2109. It holds the hopes for the future, wishes, predictions, memories of our current Synagogue and the past 100 years, etc. Anything you would like. This time capsule will be opened in 100 years, when G-d willing, Beth El will celebrate its second centennial.

Join us at the closing Centennial Event
Sunday, June 7 - 2:00pm,
Doors open at 1:45pm.

In addition to the presentation of the time capsule, Rick Recht - Jewish Rock performer will be giving a concert - a fantastic show for ages 2-92!


Register for this event by emailing Erica at [email protected].

Festival of Books on June 20/21

June 04, 2009 - 13:01

New Rochelle’s Public Library is hosting a 2 day event, the New Rochelle Festival of Books, There will be workshops, seminars, music performances, film presentations, panel discussions, book signings along with programs for children. To be held on the adjacent Library Green. Include some of these events when you visit SoNo the weekend of June 20/21.books2

Artists on Main !

June 03, 2009 - 10:20

Art exists on Main Street in SoNo....and famous artists like Charles Fazzino..( have their studios can see art pictures, framed pictures, famous artists walking up and down, and soon to be famous artists strolling dreaming of their work throughout....We are an art friendly community, one that has a history of Rockwell, Remington and well as many others...

The past to the future..that’s what SoNo represents..walking up and down, you see the past.. you walk where Betty Davis did by the Loews theatre...where Eddie Foy had seven little ruffians dancing on the street, and where now Star dancers, and DanceConnextion have their studios, where future dancers dream of Dancing with the Stars and performing on Broadway...

You will see...come and join the art of SoNo, dance on the street and be the bridge from the past to the future...stay tuned..for the HISTORIC WALKING TOURS SCHEDULE!


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Time to bring back the music to SoNo....just turn a corner, and soon it will be there…come and see the area’s history with a walking tour...and listen to music in different places..cant you hear it..

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