Cocomama Latin Jazz – Tonight at the Yonkers Waterfront

A virtual United Nations of women, the members of Cocomama hail from five countries on four continents. Playing their own kind of World Latin music, powerfully virtuosic yet elegantly musical, Cocomama “brings it” creating a sound that is all at once fierce and beautiful! Among the members of Cocomama, congera Mayra Casales tours with The Ojays, [...]

By | 2016-06-16T15:38:38+00:00 June 17th, 2016|Email Blast, Featured, News, Press Release, Spotlight|Comments Off on Cocomama Latin Jazz – Tonight at the Yonkers Waterfront

Friday Night Jazz is back on the Yonkers Waterfront. Starts June 3rd.

The critically acclaimed Friday Night Jazz, Blues & More on the Waterfront Series is back in Downtown Yonkers.   This year, the lineup is better than ever featuring Grammy nominee Gil Parris, “The Voice” runner-up Nicholas David, and the JT Project, currently #1 on Billboard’s top Jazz songs. There will also be a special tribute to [...]

By | 2016-07-22T16:28:36+00:00 May 20th, 2016|BID In the Press, Email Blast, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Friday Night Jazz is back on the Yonkers Waterfront. Starts June 3rd.

Yonkers Arts Weekend is here! Events in Downtown Yonkers

Yonkers Arts Weekend is a celebration of the thriving and diverse arts community in the City of Yonkers.  On Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15, hundreds of local, regional and international artists, artisans, painters, fashion designers, photographers, sculptors, craftsmen, musicians, filmmakers, new media specialists, and other artists will converge on Yonkers to showcase their work at Yonkers [...]

By | 2016-05-12T15:53:54+00:00 May 12th, 2016|Email Blast, Featured, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Yonkers Arts Weekend is here! Events in Downtown Yonkers

Special Events in Downtown Yonkers: May 2016

Coming up in May; Yonkers Arts Weekend, Starry Night, Art Exhibitions, Music, Theater, Free Movies, Family Events, and so much more.  Visit yonkersdowntown.com/calendar for all the details. Art, Music, & Culture May 01: May Movies At Your Library:Forest May 01: May Movies At Your Library:Good Dinosaur May 01: PC4 - Portfolio Review May 05: Children's Art [...]

By | 2016-05-04T12:47:31+00:00 May 4th, 2016|Email Blast, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Special Events in Downtown Yonkers: May 2016

Beautifying Downtown Yonkers – Earth Day Cleanup

On April 18th The Downtown Waterfront BID, The Clearwater, and environmentally conscious volunteers beautified a large vacant lot at 9 Riverdale Ave.  The work was labor-intensive removing weeds and clearing garbage and debris. Protective fabric was then used to cover the ground surface to prevent weed growth and then the entire lot was covered with [...]

By | 2016-04-21T09:57:05+00:00 April 21st, 2016|Email Blast, Featured, News, Press Release, Spotlight|Comments Off on Beautifying Downtown Yonkers – Earth Day Cleanup

Downtown Yonkers Celebrates Earth Day

Downtown Yonkers - Environmental Center of Westchester County. It is so wonderful to see so many Earth Day activities once again this year in Downtown Yonkers.  The Great Saw Mill River Cleanup, Yonkers Clean-Up Day at the Old Croton Aqueduct, the Lower Hudson Watershed Collaboration, building new urban gardens, The BID Beautification, and so much more.  With [...]

By | 2016-04-15T16:54:47+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Email Blast, Featured, News, Press Release, Spotlight|Comments Off on Downtown Yonkers Celebrates Earth Day

A Starry Night to Support the Yonkers Library

GRAND OPENING OF ‘TECH CENTRAL’ FORMER ASTRONAUT RON GARAN TO BE GUEST OF HONOR. Tech Central, a new state-of-the-art digital learning commons, will celebrate its Grand Opening at the Riverfront Library on Wednesday, May 4. The new 2000 sq. ft. space includes a digital recording studio, a makerspace outfitted with 3D printers, and a large training [...]

By | 2016-04-05T13:00:22+00:00 April 5th, 2016|Email Blast, Featured, News, Press Release|Comments Off on A Starry Night to Support the Yonkers Library

Events for Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton this weekend in Downtown Yonkers

Yonkers Rally for Hillary Clinton         I      Bernie Sanders Campaign Office Sunday, April 17th, 2016. 2pm.                I      Get out the Vote 2016. All Day. Van Der Donck Park (1 Larkin Plaza)       I      Saturday, April 16th Sponsored by Yonkers [...]

By | 2016-04-21T09:43:20+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Email Blast, Featured, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Events for Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton this weekend in Downtown Yonkers

NEWS RELEASE: THIRD ANNUAL YONKERS ARTS WEEKEND HITS THE STREETS MAY 14th – 15th

THIRD ANNUAL YONKERS ARTS WEEKEND HITS THE STREETS MAY 14th – 15th Artists Submissions Available at www.YonkersNY.gov YONKERS, NY – March 23, 2016 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano today announced the City will host its third annual Yonkers Arts Weekend (YAW), a celebration of the thriving and diverse arts community in the City of Yonkers, [...]

By | 2016-05-12T15:55:00+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Email Blast, Featured, News, Press Release|Comments Off on NEWS RELEASE: THIRD ANNUAL YONKERS ARTS WEEKEND HITS THE STREETS MAY 14th – 15th

Art of Words and Images @ CURB this weekend, April 2nd, 2pm

Art of Words and Images w/ Jerry Craft the Artist and Storyteller Create your own original Hudson River characters and cartoon drawings with a unique step-by-step approach with Jerry Craft, a recognized cartoonist who has illustrated and written many children’s books, comic books and board games. See on the spot drawings created with your very [...]

By | 2016-04-15T16:40:00+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Email Blast, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Art of Words and Images @ CURB this weekend, April 2nd, 2pm