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Opening Day ’78- Reggie – Reggie – Reggie

Mar 24, 2016 No Comments by

The Yankees ended the 1977 season by winning the World Series for the 21st time. It was 15 years without one. Reggie stirred the drink with 3 Home Runs in game 6 to beat the Dodgers. Opening day at Yankee Stadium of 1978 season the new candy bar was handout at the gates to each […]

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Kiku at The New York Botanical Garden

Mar 12, 2016 No Comments by

The New York Botanical Garden put on exhibits all year long that have become NYC traditions. In 2007 they started a new one, Kiku “The Art of the Japanese Chrysanthemum” for the fall season at the exterior lily pond courts of the Haupt Conservatory. Kiku is the Japanese word for Chrysanthemum. I knew nothing of […]

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NIT Tournament – Madison Square Garden

Mar 03, 2016 No Comments

The other March Madness is the NIT and in 2005 a friend of mine, who is a U of Maryland Alumni, got tickets to the final day of the tournament and off we when to the Garden. The Turtles were making a run at the championship but fell short with a loss to South Carolina […]

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Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand Great American Photographers

Jan 27, 2016 No Comments

by Gary Spilatro Living in suburbs of NYC you have the great advantage of being able to go into the city and view an exhibit of the world’s greatest artists. Such was the exhibit at the MET (Metropolitan Museum of Art) of the work of 3 great American Photographers – Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand. Also being […]

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Avenue Q It Sucks to be Me

Jan 19, 2016 No Comments

by Rusty Banks Just so we’re clear, it DOES Suck to be me! and apparently you as well It sucks when you have 4th row center seats and you’ve got the audacity to think you can get drinks for 4 and STILL make it to your seats in the 45 seconds before the lights go […]

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Monday Night Football @ the New York Jet Game

Jan 03, 2016 No Comments

Monday Night Football at the Jet Game. I’d like to think of myself as a “glass half full” type of guy. But, growing up in Queens, and being genetically programmed to be a Met and Jet fan has turned me more into a “dribble glass” kinda guy.

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Giants drop one to the Seahawks

Dec 27, 2015 No Comments

by Donald Mallard This was the my second time in the new GIANT stadium, not Met Life. It was the hottest day that I every when to a football game sunny and 82 degree and we were sitting in the sun for the whole game. I have now sat in the cheap seats upstairs and […]

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Christmas in Osmond Land

Dec 25, 2015 No Comments

by RoseMary A. I have been a fan of Donny & Marie since I was a very young girl. I always wanted to go see them in concert and even Las Vegas. My fiance was going to take me for my Birthday to Las Vegas to see them but then we heard they were coming […]

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Usher 2010 Tour an early Christmas present

Dec 23, 2015 No Comments

Usher 2010 Tour an early Christmas present By Asia D. The reason that this ticket stub is sentimental to me is because it was my very first concert. My parents surprised me with tickets to an Usher and Trey Songz concert at MSG for an early Christmas present! When I received the ticket it felt […]

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Ah, Quinn the Eskimo – encore

Dec 02, 2015 No Comments

by Jon Hemlock No-one will ever call the Meadowland a great venue for a shows, but as always, the band did their part and the NY crowd (always there and into it) was providing enough energy for 200,000 people. I was there with a couple of buddies who has taken the trip up from DC […]

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