As the crucial topic of education proves to be top of mind in the 2020 presidential elections, documentary film, “Backpack Full of Cash,” narrated by Academy award-winning actor and activist Matt Damon, reveals the devastating consequences of privatizing America’s public schools.  Having screened over 360 times in 39 states and nine countries including nine film festivals, this feature-length documentary...
Photo courtesy of ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina.
New York City is rediscovering its waterfront roots – thanks in part to an 8-acre marina that has taken shape at the mouth of the East River, between Piers 4 and 5 at Brooklyn Bridge Park – ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina. As the first new marina on the New York Harbor in over 50 years, ONE°15 Brooklyn, opening at full capacity...
Antigone Rising Girls Rising
The all-female world celebrated rock band, New York’s Antigone Rising is known as much for their rousing-exciting music and live performances as they are for their speaking out for social conscience. The songstress’ have just announced headlining performers for the 6th Annual Girls Rising Music Festival (formerly known as BeachFest) – a program aimed to encourage girls, and boys,...
Ronald McDonald House New York now has a Caregivers Integrative Wellness Program in an initiative to lend even more of a support network for those caring for their ill children. To provide comfort to the women, and men, that agonize about their little ones, the house now has the Blavatnik Family Foundation Wellness Center - a first of its...
Currently under construction at 30 Hudson Yards will soon have a look out point at 1,100 feet in the sky.  Aptly named ‘Edge’ will be located on the 101st floor of the new tower. Hope you're not scared of heights... Starting in 2020, you will be able to get higher than Snoop Dogg on April 20th.  The angled observation deck will...
Jersey City was recently voted the most diverse city in America.  This diversity has led to a plethora of activities and classes in art, music and dance.  One such thriving business is the Jersey City Ballet Theater in the Hamilton Park neighborhood of Jersey City. About the Jersey City Ballet Judith Elins Palacio, Jersey City Ballet director set out to create...
As we find ourselves in a country politically divided, there is one thing that often unites Americans. That is, charitable giving. Whether it’s for hurricane-disaster relief or donating coats and blankets to the homeless, the American people including businesses know how to give back in a time of need. There are thousands of businesses and charitable organizations that are...
Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ EVENT SCHEDULE 4:00 Gates Open 4:00 - 6:30 Enjoy Food Trucks / Music / Fun 6:30 Design your Lantern 6:30 - 7:30  Lantern Launch 9:30 Event Ends Buy tickets here Each adult ticket comes with the following: - Entry into the festival area - Floating water lantern - Keychain LED Flashlight - Marker - Wristband In addition, the price covers the cost of collecting and removing the lanterns from the water...