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  • Exploring Disney on Ice at Barclays Center

    PIX11’s Jill Nicolini showed off her skating skills as she went behind the scenes with Disney on Ice, which hits Barclays Center this weekend. The new show, “Road Trip Adventures,” features some classic Disney characters in a whole new world.

  • Fall family fun at Hank’s Pumpkintown on Long Island

    WATER MILL, N.Y. — Autumn is officially here! With October just around the corner, families might be looking for some fun fall activities in the area. Whether you want to pick some ripe, juicy apples, pick out a big pumpkin, take a hay ride or just enjoy some apple cider doughnuts, Hank’s Pumpkintown on Long Island is your one-stop shop. The Water Mill family farm, which started in 1943 as a potato farm, also has a corn maze, a playground, […]

  • PIX11’s Field Trip Friday at Coney Island

    CONEY ISLAND — What’s summer without a trip to Coney Island? Coney Island is known for the New York Aquarium, Luna Park and of course, the Nathan’s Famous hot dog eating contest. PIX11’s Jill Nicolini had the chance to ride the racetrack at Luna Park, hang out with penguins and grab a bite to eat from Tom’s Rooftop Restaurant before visiting the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Aquarium and taking on the Soarin’ Eagle during this week’s Field Trip Friday!

  • Celebrating pride with the ladies of Lips

    In honor of WorldPride NYC, PIX11 took a trip to Lips in Midtown to hang out with some the venue’s ladies! PIX11’s Jill Nicolini joins the ladies of Lips to learn about the different type of people who attend their shows and what it’s like preparing for a show. Jill also has a chance to dress up and see what goes into their performances.

  • Field Trip Friday: State Fair Meadowlands

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — We’re kicking off the start of summer with a trip to State Fair Meadowlands! Jill Nicolini is live all morning at the fairgrounds, visiting exhibitions, shows and playing different games you can expect to find if you visit the state fair. Featuring over 150 rides and attractions, food and games, State Fair Meadowlands will be a great place for you to celebrate the summer season. State Fair Meadowlands is open to the public and runs through […]

  • Celebrating Bronx Week at the NY Botanical Garden

    Celebrate Bronx Week at the New York Botanical Garden — with wine. For a list of events during Bronx Week, click here.

  • Kicking off Bronx Week at Arthur Avenue

    The Bronx is kicking off their annual borough-wide celebration. It’s the home to the Yankees and the birthplace of hip hop, but you can’t mention the Bronx without talking about Arthur Avenue. PIX11’s Jill Nicolini helps kick off Bronx Week on Arthur Avenue, known as the borough’s “Little Italy.” Generations come to the Bronx and Arthur Avenue to embrace the Italian and Bronx cultures, and they always come back. Why? “The food. The food and the food,” said one customer. […]

  • UniverSoul Circus comes to town

    UniverSoul Circus has been hailed as America’s No. 1 Circus. It comes at you like a high-speed rollercoaster. Its once in a lifetime, thrilling spectacle of sight, sound and soul is great for the entire family to enjoy. Jill Nicolini chats with Ringmaster Lucky Malasti and checks out some of the show’s popular acts. UniverSoul Circus kicks off their 2019 tour, with a few stops in the tri-state area. Floyd Bennett Field at Aviator Sports in Brooklyn from Apr. 17 […]

  • Prepping for Passover

    JERICHO, N.Y. — Passover begins Friday evening and celebrates spring, and the birth and rebirth of a journey from slavery to freedom. Jill Nicolini cooks with Rabbi Chanan Krivisky and his wife as he explains the meaning of Passover, putting together the Passover Seder plate and what each item symbolizes. Kids also tell the story of Passover.

  • A look inside the NY International Auto Show

    NEW YORK — The opening of the New York International Auto Show is just a few days away, and we’re getting a sneak peak of the cars that will be showcased this year! Jill Nicolini gets a look inside the oldest and largest car show. The auto show runs from Apr. 19 through Apr. 28 at the Jacob Javits Center. For tickets, click here.

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