Mark Morganelli’s move from Manhattan to Westchester was about the best possible outcome for local jazz fans. This trumpeter/producer/impresario has brought the music to the parks, the riverfront and the concert halls for years. For the past five-plus years, he and his wife, Ellen Prior, have been building a backstreet success story with their JazzContinue reading “Jewel of a jazz club hits a high note”
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Their fate was sealed. Or was it?
Eminent domain is usually the end of the story for most towns. Not this time. As this hamlet celebrates its 125th anniversary, here’s a tale of resourcefulness and survival in the face of catastrophe. https://hudsonvalley.town.news/g/white-plains-ny/n/79723/how-town-wouldnt-drown-survived-nyc-takeover
Music fest stays true to its roots
Veteran DJ Bruce Figler has curated another strong lineup for the Pleasantville Music Festival, mixing A-listers with locally grown talent.
Scarsdale’s hippie millionaire: ‘Money’s the least of what I’m giving away’
Michael James Brody Jr. and his wife, Renee Dubois, set off a mad money scramble in 1970. Photo: Discovery +
Nyack, New Rochelle, and the song about ‘Day the Music Died’
Fifty years ago, American Pie reached No. 1 on Billboard’s charts. Here’s some backstory on the making of a record that was born here in the Hudson Valley.
Braking the post-holiday cycle
Here are some steps – literally – to take to break out of the post-holiday torpor.