Free Lowdown Hudson Blues Festival


#TaniaOnTheScene - It’s New York City’s only FREE summer blues fest.

Taking place at the Brookfield Place Waterfront Plaza alongside the Hudson River, the Lowdown Hudson Blues Festival will kickoff on July 16th.


Lowdown Hudson Blues Festival with Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings,

The Robert Cray Band, John Hiatt & The Combo, Lake Street Dive, No BS! Brass, and James Carter Organ Trio.

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An orgy of free food

#TaniaOnTheScene - Free Chick-fil-A chicken. Free Slurpees. And almost free Krispy Kreme doughnuts. July July 11 marks free food-a-palooza across Hampton Roads.

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It’s national Ice Cream month


#TaniaOnTheScene - Just in time for the warm weather, we’ve got an inside look at the only ice cream manufacturing plant in New York, which was recently completed right in the heart of Queens.

We’re celebrating national ice cream month at DF Mavens, a FAL Group brand, owned and operated by the “God Father of Ice Cream” Malcolm Stogo.

The $3-million, 1800 square foot ice cream factory is also the newest factory to be built on the east coast in the past few years.

With the launch of Stogo’s newest dairy-free endeavor, DF MAVENS ice cream is made from scratch.

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Jay Z to headline free Global Citizen Festival in September


#TaniaOnTheScene - Jay Z will headline the Global Citizen Festival on Sept. 27 in New York’s Central Park.

Organizers announced Wednesday that fun., Carrie Underwood, The Roots, No Doubt and Tiesto also will perform.

Tickets are free for the event, but must be earned through acts meant to help end extreme poverty around the world. VIP tickets are being sold through Ticketmaster.

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Michelle Rodriguez and Zac Efron: new loves?


#TaniaOnTheScene - Zac Efron was spotted smooching Michelle Rodriguez during a romantic holiday vacation in Italy for the 4th of July weekend.

The surprise couple couldn’t keep their hands off of each other and weren’t afraid to show off some serious PDA in front of Efron’s multimillionaire pals, according to TMZ.

35-year-old Rodriguez is just getting over a break-up with model ex-girlfriend Karlie Kloss.

Rodriguez made sure to snap plenty of pics on the yacht with her new beau.

Crumbs Bake Shop to close all stores


#TaniaOnTheScene - Oh no! Say it aint so.
Crumbs notified employees Monday that it would be closing all of its stores at the end of the business day, a spokeswoman for the New York-based cupcake maker said.

"Regrettably Crumbs has been forced to cease operations and is immediately attending to the dislocation of its devoted employees while it evaluates its limited remaining options," the company said in a statement to The Wall Street Journal. Those options could include a bankruptcy filing, the spokeswoman said.

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Free Summer rooftop films


#TaniaOnTheScene - There’s always something going on at Bronx Terminal Market! All events are free, open to the public and great for all ages! 

Returning for its 3rd year at Bronx Terminal Market, the annual FREE Rooftop Film Series has become a family-friendly summer tradition!
Come early and enjoy pre-screening activities, prize giveaways, live music and more!

On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, bring the family to see Frozen.

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