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We spent Saturday, June 29 at Caramoor's American Roots Festival and heard many incredible musicians perform. The weather was perfect – a bit cooler than normal and overcast, and we met people from all over New York, New Jersey and even Pennsylvania who came to Katonah specifically for this event. We asked some of them what song best described their ...
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We spent Saturday, June 22 at Lewisboro’s fourth annual Pride in the Park, and we met so many incredible people. Here are the few who were brave enough to answer our drag queen story time question “on the record.” Jess Livornese, Lewisboro & Bronxville Connect To: What would your name be if you were a drag queen? Jess: Queen Dahdehdah ...
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We spent Saturday, July 30 at Caramoor's Jazz Festival, which was presented in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center. The day featured some incredible jazz musicians and delicious food. So we wondered, what food pairs perfectly with jazz music? Fortunately (or unfortunately), there are several answers to this question – each are perfect.  Victor Zaud, Los Angeles Katonah Connect: What ...
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We spent Saturday, July 30 at Caramoor's Jazz Festival, which was presented in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center. As we listened to the incredibly talented lineup, we were inspired to ask those who stopped by our booth what instrument they'd like to play in a jazz band. Here's what a few of them had to say. Jim Atwood, Bedford ...
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Be honest – are you addicted to your phone? Social media? According to the Addiction Center, 5 to 10% of Americans are addicted to social media. Are you one of them? Or maybe you’re addicted to the “ding” – that little notification on your phone indicating you have a text or notification? We headed to Katonah Avenue to see if ...
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“Hi Susanne, this is John calling from United Auto Warranty to let you know your car warranty expired earlier this month. Would you like to extend your warranty and protect your car for another two years?”  Be honest — more often than not, your phone is ringing from a spam call rather than a friend. But have you fallen for ...
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We spent our Saturday at Caramoor’s American Roots Music Festival. And because Americana, jazz and blues were on the table, we decided to ask folks what topic they’d choose if they wrote a blues song. From Roe vs. Wade to the environment and even a beloved dog, there was no shortage of blues topics at this music festival. Tahra Delphi, ...
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At Katonah Connect, we have a very strict "you must embarrass your kids" policy. We've found one of the easiest ways to do this is with something we like to call "roll-up music." Roll-up music is the music you blast with your windows down as you drive into a crowded place. School drop-off, baseball practice, King Kone...wherever our kids make ...
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High school…whether you loved it or hated it, you’ll never forget it. With graduation around the corner, we wanted to know what some of our neighbors thought about their high school experience. So we headed to the Orchard Square shopping center in Cross River and North County shopping center Goldens Bridge to find out. We walked away feeling very glad ...
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As summer slowly approaches, the one thing we’re most excited for is ice cream. With ice cream on the brain, we strolled through Scott’s Corners in Pound Ridge to hear about some of the weirdest ice cream flavors people have ever tried. Some sounded surprisingly good, others… not so much.  Drew, Katonah Katonah Connect: What is the weirdest ice cream ...