Did you guys catch Chris Serico’s profile on New City native Allison Hagendorf, the VJ on Fuse? Here’s a link: Fuse VJ got her rock cred in Rockland. It’s a cool story, but here’s the cooler part for food fans: Allison told Chris some of her favorite old Rockland haunts…. Read More →
The former Skylark International Cafe is now JohnnyCakes. It’s still a diner, but the owners gave it a good scrub, a fresh coat of paint and an updated menu. I was there for brunch the other day.
A five-course tasting menu of German dishes paired with German wine will be held at Two Spear Street in Nyack on Oct. 21. The dinner costs $40. The press release, after the jump.
Sour Kraut, a German restaurant, opening later this month, is the latest venture from Marianne Olive, owner of the adjacent Olive’s. (Photos by Carucha L. Meuse / The Journal News ) Dishes, prepared by German chefs, will include spaetzle, red cabbage, potato pancakes, German potato salad, sauerbraten, sauerkraut and all… Read More →
Bill Tucker researched and wrote a play about the writing of the U.S. Constitution. But the play that has his attention these days isn’t based on 200-year-old U.S. history. It’s one based on his personal history, history he lived through. Tucker spent the summer of 1964 in Mississippi and the first… Read More →
Nyack resident Ric Siler is performing his one-man show, “Old Hickory” at the Woodstock Fringe Festival this weekend. Here’s a blurb from a festival email: “OLD HICKORY is a story about a man with a little problem – two really –a fearsome ex-wife who won’t leave him alone and a… Read More →
Nyack Village Theatre presents “Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You,” Christopher Durang’s dark take on his Catholic upbringing, directed by Michael Willows. At 8 p.m. Aug. 13, 14, 20 and 21. $13, $10 for students and seniors. Nyack Village Theatre, 94 Main St., Nyack. 845-826-2639 or nyackvillagetheatre.com. The cast… Read More →
Katherine Curry’s Journal News Ice Cream Odyssey took her on a delicious journey all around the Lower Hudson Valley this summer. Here are her picks for great ice cream in Rockland, and, when available, links to her original blog posts on these venues. Take it away, Katherine: Temptations Temptations serves… Read More →
John Diebold, a renowned marine scientist who explored the mysteries of the world’s oceans, died July 1 at his Nyack home. He was 66 years old. The apparent cause of death was a heart attack, his family said. Diebold was scheduled for a heart valve replacement next week, his step-brother… Read More →
A long-awaited bus shelter opened this week in Nyack. The $12,500 shelter, located at the corner of Artopee Way and South Franklin Street, will offer riders a respite from rain, wind and snow. It is adjacent to Nyack Plaza apartments and the Nyack Senior Center (and behind M&T Bank). Earlier this… Read More →