The Weekender: Street Fair, and Much More

by LeeAnn Mailly, April 8, 2016 Nyack celebrates the arrival of spring with SpringFest, the first street fair of 2016, with music, artisans and circus performers. The Jewish Film Festival presents Belle & Sebastian andMorgenthau. Don’t miss local music by River Skye Band and an Overtures Gala featuring Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks. Here’s your Fri-Sun list of what to do and where to do…

SpringFest Kicks off Street Fair Season April 10, 2016

Winter gives way to spring as Nyack prepares for the Nyack Chamber’s 30th annual SpringFest street fair, set for Sunday, April 10th in the heart of Nyack on Main Street and Broadway from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, rain or shine. Admission is free. Families and fun-seekers shouldn’t miss this unique event, featuring over 340 vendors with something for everyone…

Nyack Parking Updates: "Free 15" and More!

The Village of Nyack has launched a new initiative to make it easier to park in the downtown business district. Free 15 Minutes Shoppers may now take advantage of 15 minutes of free parking in order to run quick errands and make pickups. Simply print a Free 15 at one of the many Muni Meters positioned throughout the downtown business…

Nyack Weekender: April Fools’ Fun

by LeeAnn Mailly What kind of fool would miss the fun this weekend? Nyack Art Collective’s First Friday event celebrates Ecology with art & music. Garner Arts Center screens The Metropolis Organism and the Jewish Film Festival continues with East Jerusalem West Jerusalem. Union Arts Center comes alive with music during Soundbath and a concert featuring Martha Mooke on electro-violin. And don’t…

Nyack College School of Music's Spring Concert, April 8

Nyack College Rockland School of Music is welcomes music lovers to the 2016 Spring Concert featuring the Nyack College Chorale conducted by Prof. Joel Jameson on Friday, April 8 in Pardington Hall at 45 South Boulevard in Nyack at 7:30 p.m. Says Prof. Jameson, “We are doing an unprecedented thing in producing a full-length symphony with a 50-piece orchestra and a 70-member choir.” Featured vocalists include HaEun Jang,…

‘Where We Are Standing’: Iran in Nyack, through April 24

by Max Cea Nyack, New York – In welcoming 60-plus guests to the opening of “Where We Are Standing: Contemporary Women Artists from Iran” on Friday evening, the Hopper House’s Executive Director, Victoria Hertz, paraphrased Edward Hopper: “Edward Hopper said what you once were you always are.” The quote – in full: “In every artist’s development the germ of the…

"Nyack Business: Long Before the Malls," through May 29, 2016

The village of Nyack has been a thriving commercial center for Rockland County since the 1870’s. The Historical Society of the Nyacks’ new exhibit features photographs and memorabilia from the many shops that provided both necessities and luxury goods. Groceries, bakeries, clothing shops, shoe stores, hardware stores, laundries, newspaper and stationary stores, cigar stores and saloons: Nyack businesses in the…

Nyack Weekender: Curtain Call (March 11 – 13, 2016)

This weekend, there’s no business like show business! Elmwood Playhouse stages A Time To Kill, Antrim Playhouse puts on The Man Who Came To Dinner and Nyack High School presents Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. On the big screen, JCC Rockland hosts the Reel Abilities Film Festival while Nyack Village Theatre shows State of Grace. To recognize Nyack’s brightest, the Nyack Center throws…

Nyack Ambassador Awards Announced | March 2016

Visit Nyack announced three new Nyack Ambassadors, the first 2016 recipients, at our meeting on March 1st, 2016, hosted by the West Gate Inn. The Nyack Ambassador Award recognizes area businesses and organizations that contribute to making Nyack a great destination and a great place to live. Metal & Stone Jewelers 12 S. Broadway Nyack, NY 10960 metalandstonejewelers.com Beverly and…

Our Town Nyack!

Nyack’s own Lezlee Peterzell-Bellanich and The River Skye Band have a new video for “Our Town Nyack,” because every town needs its own song! Featuring cameos by Mayor White, John Dunnigan (Pickwick Books), Maria Whittingham (Maria Luisa) and, of course, the Hudson River and beautiful downtown Nyack.

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