Young and Free in NYC

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#TaniaOnTheScene - It’s no secret that New York City is a great place for families. But all that exploring can cost you a pretty penny—unless you know where to look. You won’t have to wander far to find museums with free-admission days, gratis concerts and stage productions, complimentary story sessions with top children’s book authors and exciting events that let you leave your wallet tucked happily away. Forget staying at home to save money. 

It’s your one-stop-shop to get a list of the best free ways for young New Yorkers (and young visitors) to get out on the town.

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Jason Collins Makes NBA History after Signing with Nets

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#TaniaOnTheScene - Jason Collins became the first openly gay player in major American professional team sports, getting in Sunday’s game for the Brooklyn Nets against the Lakers.

The 35-year-old center and 12-year NBA veteran, who signed a 10-day contract with Brooklyn earlier Sunday, finishes with zero points and two rebounds in 12 minutes of action in his season debut.

Roughly 10 months since being the first active athlete in one of the four major team sports to come out as gay during his playing career, Jason Collins will be signed by a team and in uniform Sunday night. After missing out on recently waived Glen Davis, the Brooklyn Nets will sign Collins and he’ll be in uniform against the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Nets announced Sunday they’ve signed Collins to a 10-day contract.

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Lifestyle Health & Wellness Expo

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#TaniaOnTheScene - Clear Channel Media and Entertainment New York, who is hosting, along with New York State of Health, the first-ever Clear Channel Media and Entertainment New York’s Lifestyle Health & Wellness Expo on Saturday, February 8th from 12 – 5 p.m. at Skylight One Hanson in Brooklyn NY.

The Clear Channel Media and Entertainment New York’s Lifestyle Health & Wellness Expo is an amazing event that is both an engaging and informative day of exhibitors, celebrity panelists, workshops and entertainment. The Expo was designed to make healthcare decisions easier to understand after the recent changes made in health policies.

This year’s expo will feature NY State of Health , MetroPlus, Healthfirst, Emblem Health, Fidelis, New York Sports Club, Med Spa 44, Nutrimost, Advanced Varicose Vein brands; Station Personalities Skeery Jones, Cindy Vero, Bob Bronson, Angela Yee, Mark Simone, Maria Milito;  and Dr. Oz, former NY Mets player Edgardo Alfonzo, actor and personal trainer Jeremy Jackson, and XX OTHERS panelists, who will be onsite educating listeners about lifestyle, health and wellness benefits and opportunities.

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Fab Fridays: A Networking Event for Women

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#TaniaOnTheScene -Tomorrow night, January 10th, 2014, if you are a woman entrepreneur, try to make it out to Brooklyn. The discussion topic for the evening will be “How to grow your small business in 2014.”

Legacy Boutique: 425 Rogers Ave., Brooklyn

7:30pm - 10:00pm

The first Friday of every  month, Fabipops will host a networking event designed for women in the area to help promote and share their business ventures in different industries.

Each event spotlights a “Fabigirl” for the month, and this month’s IT GIRL is, TANIA ON THE SCENE!

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A Sexy Romance: “My Beginning” by @LaQuetteLikes

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#TaniaOnTheScene - Pain, heartache, secrets, and tragedy from the past bring them together, and then fight to tear them apart. Is new love strong enough to give them the fresh beginning they both need, or is this simply the beginning of their end?

"My Beginning" is book one in the Trinity Series. Author, LaQuette is a native of Brooklyn, New York, She spends her time catering to her three distinct personalities: wife, mother, and healthcare provider. Writing: her escape from the everyday, has always been a friend and comforter. She loves writing and devouring romance novels. Although she possesses a Masters degree in English Lit, she’d forego Shakespeare any day to read something hot, lusty, and romantic.

How many of you can relate?

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Brooklyn Museum: Target First Saturdays

#TaniaOnTheScene - “Art on the Edge” - Enjoy the openness of the museum as guests get to roam around to different areas featuring performing arts, live music, games, and fun interactive activities. Great for dates, family, friends, and curious minds willing to experience new adventures.

When: January 4, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Cost: Free
Here’s a break down of events:

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Free Pilates Class Today!

#TaniaOnTheScene - Get in shape and don’t spend a dime. Stop by the Audubon Center for free pilates classes. Shaping Up has never been this easy!

Join them today from 12 – 1 p.m. for an introductory class to the Pilates method. These conditioning exercises can create length in the body, and improve flexibility and strength. Please bring your own mat. The class is open to adults and seniors and no registration is required.

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