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AWNY Mums and Dads Update, November 2017

By Helen McWilliam

I have a few things for you this month: my tips on how to cope with being stuck inside for days on end with sick kids, a recap of our Women of Letters Event and some details about our last event for the year, the upcoming AWNY Mums’ Christmas Dinner. 519 more words

Mums & Dads

Alma Achievers Awards

Happy to have been invited to be a guest speaker at the Alma Achievers Awards, hosted by the NYC Parks’ Latino Society.

In its 16th year, the Almas recognizes the achievements of the Latino park employees who play a major role in the city park system. 27 more words

Awards

The greening of Chelsea

As the leaves begin to change, the urban jungle can look forward to a greener fall. 303 more words

New York

Ai Wei Wei's Public Art Fund sponsored "Good Fences Make Good Neighbors" Breaks Down Barriers

October 10, 2017

Ai Wei Wei and Nicholas Baume at Doris C Freedman Plaza for Good Fences Make Good Neighbors (press preview)

It was 9:07 AM, and the artist was discreetly standing to the right of his… 494 more words

Inside Scoop

Faces of AWNY: Tanya McCaw

Tanya moved to NYC in mid-2015 with her husband Lee, who is also her business partner. The couple moved from Perth, where they still operate their IT company Royal IT, to launch their business in New York because they wanted to expand overseas. 636 more words

Faces Of AWNY

Best Ways To Say Goodbye To Summer In NY

By Carly Petrone

Autumn is here but there are plenty of ways to savor summer. From kayaking along the Hudson to enjoying an outdoor film at the park, here are five ways to say goodbye to summer in NYC. 678 more words

Eat.See.Play

Coming Soon : Power of a Teacher

In primary school, we learned that greenspace is important because plants give us oxygen and provide fruits and vegetables. If this lesson is true ( which it is) , the Bronx would be considered the healthiest area in the nation because it houses the most greenspace in New York City.  146 more words