The Ultimate 2 For 1

Sep 14, 2014 No Comments by

by Carl “Fritz” Fischer Many people have experienced Opening day at Yankee stadium, None however could come close to this one. It  was a long standing tradition for me. I would go with police and fire fighters from Westchester County.  The group grew to over 300 people before we had to end it. April 10 […]

Arena / Venue, Baseball, City, New York, Sports, Yankee Stadium Read more

Illinois vs. Northwestern 1/14/63

Sep 13, 2014 No Comments by

by Brule Laker The University of Illinois was ranked 3rd in the nation when it arrived to play Northwestern University at McGaw Hall (now Welsh-Ryan Arena) in Evanston on January 14, 1963. My father (Illinois, Class of 1938), brother and I sat high up on the Illinois side in row 31 at midcourt. The 3-8 […]

NCAA Basketball, Sports Read more

Yanni Concert Tour

Sep 12, 2014 14 Comments

by ShrlEgrl After hearing that my favorite composer/musician would be touring, I lined up several trips in order to attend a few “Yanni In Concert” performances in Canada and the U.S.  Little did I know that I would actually end up meeting the man that I had admired so much. My first concert was at […]

Read more

Another Shot at Red Sox Nation

Sep 11, 2014 No Comments

Juan Miranda draws a walk-off walk with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, as the Yankees defeat Boston 4-3. It was great to see Papelbon and the evil Red Sox Nation lose the last regular season home game. Long night with a great ending.   title: Another Shot at Red Sox […]

Read more

Living Colour Concert

Sep 10, 2014 No Comments

Ok, I admit it…..I totally fell for this novelty act. (If that sounds harsh, go back and listen to the debut album again…..Although, I’d be remiss not to point out that the “Stain” album a few years later was a hell of a lot more interesting than most of their schtick. Hiring the badass who […]

Read more

I hate the Red Sox

Sep 09, 2014 No Comments

First I’m a Yankee fan; detest the Red Sox Nation, and not a Mets supporter. With that out of the way a friend and I decided to try to get tickets to the World Series, what the hell we live in the NYC metropolitan area. Using the ancient technology, land line phones we call the […]

Read more

It’s Aerosmith 1974

Sep 08, 2014 3 Comments

from Mark Work Great show.. too bad the promoter didn’t know how to spell Aerosmith! title: It’s Aerosmith 1974

Read more

Big Bambu – on the Roof

Sep 07, 2014 No Comments

Waiting until the last minute to do anything seems to be a thing a New Yorker will do, so it was for us going to see the Big Bambu’ at the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden at the Met. Doug and Mike Starn on the Roof: Big Bambu’ started growing before the opening […]

Read more

Elvis Presley Memphis

Sep 06, 2014 No Comments

by Bonnie Kourvelas Elvis Presley made his final appearance in his hometown of Memphis, TN, in July of 1976, about a year before he died. My boyfriend spent hours standing in line for tickets. I had a balcony seat in the Mid-South Coliseum (now facing demolition, sadly). I had my dad’s powerful binoculars so I […]

Read more

Grateful Dead in Las Vegas

Sep 05, 2014 No Comments

Seeing the Dead in Vegas was really quite a trip. From the ticket dates it seems that I went after finishing my coursework for a BA in English from Reed College, defending my thesis and that this was right before graduation. I went with the guy I had dated my senior year in college and […]

Read more