Kick off the City of Newburgh’s 2013 International Festival with a film! This week’s City-sponsored back-to-school movie starts Thursday, August 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Delano Hitch Recreation Park Stadium, located at 401Washington St. The schedule for the rest of the season is as follows:
Thursday, Aug. 29: The Odd Life of Timothy Green. Delano-Hitch Stadium, 401 Washington Street. An inspiring, magical story about a happily married couple who can’t wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like. When young Timothy shows up on their doorstep one stormy night, Cindy and Jim—and their small town of Stanleyville—learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life’s greatest gifts.
Friday, Sept. 6: Hotel Transylvania. Downing Park (Carpenter and Third Street) The film tells a story of Dracula, the owner of Hotel Transylvania, where the world’s monsters can take a rest from human civilization. Dracula invites some of the most famous monsters, including Frankenstein’s monster, Mummy, a Werewolf family, and the Invisible Man, to celebrate the 118th birthday of his daughter Mavis. When the hotel is unexpectedly visited by an ordinary 21-year-old traveler named Jonathan, Dracula must protect Mavis from falling in love with him before it is too late.
Saturday, Sept. 7: Oz the Great and Powerful. Hillside/Foot of Broadway/ and Colden- a small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches.
Saturday, September 14: The Avengers. On the Mid-Broadway lot between Johnston & Lander. A superhero film produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. In the film, Nick Fury, director of the peacekeeping organization SHIELD, recruits Iron Man, Captain America, the Incredible Hulk and Thor to form a team that must stop Thor’s adoptive brother Loki from taking over the Earth.
Again, admission to Movie Nights is absolutely free! Back to school movies start at 7:30 p.m. All are invited to attend. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Movie Nights are funded by the City of Newburgh Community Development Block Grant Program.
During this summer TV series, Big Dogs has been filming all over Newburgh, Beacon and beyond. You might have seen police barricades or orange and pink signs telling you where you can park for the day. Yesterday they were filming along Liberty Street with the crew packing out the municipal parking lot on Ann Street. […]
Photo by Brian Wolfe. Liberty Street Film Series. Catch the next flick August 26th. Add your own photos depicting city life to the Newburgh Restoration Flickr pool to be used on the blog, or email me. **Flickr users please do not forget to remove disabling of downloading of pictures otherwise, I can’t use them** Please do not take photos for your […]
The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue. Photo by Newburgh photographer Brian Wolfe. “Night shot of the steam generator passing under the Newburgh Beacon Bridge, Newburgh Waterfront, passing by Bannerman’s island and on to Cold Spring. * million pounds, 130 […]
This is a relatively simple house in comparison to its extravagant neighbors on Grand Street. It has been vacant and neglected for a long time. The makeshift tarp roof will only hold so long. Hopefully, the current owners will let the house go and put it on the market so that someone can save it before […]
Atlas Studios in Newburgh is quickly growing as a center for art, lectures, live music and other creative endeavors. It is so exciting to have Think Olio present their first ever talk in Newburgh next Saturday titled: 1950’s and Nostalgia, In Search of Greatness in the “Golden Age”. Think Olio organizes pop-up classes with professors across all […]