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Anticipating Chinese New Year in Chinatown #NYC

February 5, 2015

Anticipating Chinese New Year in Chinatown #NYC: Chinese New Year is approaching, and since our children are studying Mandarin, we thought a visit to Chinatown #NYC would be a great way to introduce them to some Chinese traditions and customs. Chinese New Year is also called the Spring Festival.  It is the most important festival in Chinese culture and the longest.  It starts on the 23rd day of the twelfth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, which runs differently than our Gregorian calendar, and it lasts for about 23 days.  It ends on the fifteenth day of the first lunar month […]

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Family Travel Emergencies

January 29, 2015

  On a recent trip, we had plenty of time to think about Family Travel Emergencies! Family travel, as we all know, presents its own set of challenges, especially in distant locations where English isn’t the native language. It is quite likely that if you travel with your family often, sooner or later you could face an emergency of some kind.  We were reminded of this not too long ago when we were confronted with a potentially dangerous situation, and we thought it would be helpful to share our experiences and those of our readers in order to help other […]

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Cincinnati: Surprisingly Hip and Delightful

January 7, 2015

Cincinnati: Surprisingly Hip and Delightful The last time we visited Cincinnati was over ten years ago, as part of our family baseball tour.  Recently we traveled to Cincinnati twice on business and were surprised at the changes.  We think it is truly under-rated! Cincinnati’s visually striking mix of bridges over the winding Ohio River, combined with the unique urban architecture downtown, offers up a winning combination of the old and new.  We found a wide variety of historic parks and art museums nestled among very hip restaurants and hotels.  And don’t forget the Great American Ball Park, home of the Cincinnati Reds, which […]

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Holiday Vacation Movie Preview: “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb”

December 27, 2014

The Holiday Vacation Movie Previews made us fired up for the Christmas break. Attending as many movies as possible over the holiday vacation has always been a special multi-generational tradition in our family. Especially on Christmas day, when we are still enduring the food coma from the Seven Fish Christmas Eve dinner party (and yes Swedish Fish do count)! The swank Crosby Street Hotel in Soho   “NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB” So when “the Moms”, Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein, invited us to a screening of Night At the Museum: Secret of the Tomb at the […]

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An Extraordinary Event: An Irving Harper Auction!

December 16, 2014

The Extraordinary Irving Harper Witness An Extraordinary Event: An Irving Harper Auction for the first time ever! You know how we love art, so we are really excited to attend the Irving Harper Auction at the Rye Art Center on Saturday, January 10th from 5-7pm.  Please join us if you can to help support the incredible range of classes, programs, exhibits, and workshops for all ages, abilities, and backgrounds that the Rye Art Center provides to the Westchester Community. Harper, Untitled, Guernica Send to Kindle

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Holiday Traditions: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 23, 2014

  One of our favorite holiday traditions is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.  The floats are beautiful, the balloons massive, the entertainment spectacular, and the characters and celebrities are sure to delight every family member. Tips for the Day Send to Kindle

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#Take5minutes4breastcancer Video Challenge

October 31, 2014

A Breast Cancer Tribute Organized by Our Local Boys Soccer Teams As part of their campaign during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Sole Ryeders & Friends has introduced the #Take5minutes4breastcancer Video Challenge.  This is such a beautiful tribute to raise money for such an important cause! Send to Kindle

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Two Extraordinary Writers Who Inspire

October 21, 2014

Text Me, Love Mom by Candace Allan We were honored recently to host a reading for Two Extraordinary Writers Who Inspire other women to find their voice.  Over 50 women attended our “Wine and Women of Words” evening.  The highlight of this get-together was readings from Candace Allan, who has just published the memoir Text Me, Love Mom, from Iguana Books, and Kristina Bicher, who has published a poetry chapbook, Just Now Alive, from Finishing Line Press. The goal of this evening was about empowering women to find their voice by hearing from two women who had done just that and in different […]

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