Mah Jongg Lessons with Elyse Hirsch

January 27th, 2015

The New Brain Game, Mah Jongg , is an ancient Chinese game that can actually change your life. Youll learn how to Relax, Improve cognitive function, Improve memory, all set in  a positive social environment.

Sounds too good to be true?

We are very proud of our teacher Elise Hirsch.

Her style is clear and open and makes learning in a socially available setting enjoyable and staisfying.

Our 3rd session will  have 4 classes on consecutive Mondays starting on March 2 from 7pm to 9pm.

Cost is $60 for the entire session and $10 for the 2015 Mah Jongg card

Thursdays Are For Poetry At The Teaneck General Store

December 27th, 2014

At The Teaneck General Store  

Open Mic follows featured reading.

Thursdays are for Poetry
Feb 19, 7:30pm
Featured Reader: Davidson Garrett

Davidson Garrett is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana. He trained for the theater at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and graduated from The City College of New York with an M.S. in Education. A member of SAG~AFTRA and Actors’ Equity, he has worked off-and-on in theater, film and television since 1973. His poetry, fiction and articles have been published in The New York Times, The Episcopal New Yorker, Xavier Review (New Orleans), Sensations Magazine, Third Wednesday, The Stillwater Review, Marco Polo Arts Mag, Big City Lit, the website of The Beat Museum in San Francisco and in Podium, the online literary journal of the 92nd Street Y. Davidson is the author of the poetry collection: King Lear of the Taxi published by Advent Purple Press. Poetry from that collection was featured in the short film “Taxi Driver” by Flashgun Films of Great Britain and screened at London’s Portobello Film Festival in 2008. Davidson was the voice-over narrator for the film. In 2012, Davidson was featured in New York Magazine in an article by journalist Kate Lowenstein and he was nominated for a Pushcart Prize that same year. In May 2013, he was invited to read at Joe’s Pub in New York City as part of the Taxi Drivers’ Writers’ Workshop sponsored by the PEN World Voices Festival. PEN invited him back in May 2014 to read his taxi poetry for the PEN World Voices Festival’s celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. This reading also featured the former poet laureate of the United States, Natasha Tretheway. His latest chapbook, To Tell The Truth I Wanted To Be Kitty Carlisle and Other Poems was published in 2013 by Finishing Line Press. In June 2014, Davidson was awarded 1st Prize for the Juanita Torrence-Thompson International Poetry Award sponsored by Amulet Poetry Magazine. Davidson has been a New York City taxi driver for over 35 years to help subsidize his art.

Davidson Garrett trained for the theater at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and has worked on and off in theater, television and film since 1973; His poetry, fiction and articles have been published in The New York Times, The New Yorker, the Xavier Review, Sensations Magazine, The Still Water Review, and Big City Lit, the website of the Beat Museum in San Francisco. His poetry collection, King Lear of the Taxi was featured in the short film, “taxi Driver” and screened at London’s Portobello Film Festival. Davidson was featured in an article in New York Magazine in 2012 and nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He was invited to read at Joe’sPub in NYC as part of the Taxi Drivers’ Writers’ Workshop, sponsored by PEN. His latest chapbook.To Tell the Truth I wanted to be Kitty Carlisle and Other Poems was published in 2013 by Finishing Line Press. In June 2014, Garrett was awarded First Prize for the Juanita Torrence-Thompson International Poetry Award sponsored by Amulet Poetry Magazine. Garrett has been a New York City taxi driver for over 35 years to help subsidize his art.

 

Game Day at the Teaneck General Store

October 1st, 2014

Sunday, March 8at 4-6pn.

Free event

Specific game tables for all ages and all tastes. Game Maven Leora Verbit will show us how to get the most of board games that will help in: Memory, strategic thinking, fine motor skills and more

Learn about the old and new, challenging and fun Shabbos friendly games

Reservations suggested, info@teaneckgeneralstore.com

10% discount on games with reservation/coupon.

Welcome!

August 7th, 2014

Welcome to the blog of the Teaneck General Store!

We think that our community store provides an ideal platform for sharing news, recipes, an occasional opinions, and noteworthy events. On our blog you may read about upcoming events and other general posts. Thank you for viewing, and we hope to see you in the store soon!

The merchaniser for the Teaneck General Store and runs a pet sitting business called Pampered Pets.

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