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Halloween at New York Botanical Garden

Oct 31, 2015 No Comments by

by Gary S. As a member of the New York Botanical Garden I regularly visit the grounds in the Bronx. This past Sunday they had the Halloween exhibit and events, along with the Fall Flowers of Japan exhibit in the Haupt Conservatory and the 17th Annual Tour de Bronx would end in the Gardens also. […]

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Packers vs. Bears on a cold and rainy Halloween….

Oct 31, 2015 No Comments by

by Eric Cappel It was Halloween, Monday, October 31, 1994. It was indeed scary at Chicago’s Soldier Field, but not because of ghosts, ghouls, or even the football game between longtime bitter rivals Green Bay and Chicago that was to take place. It was the weather, which explains the rough condition of the ticket stub […]

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It’s Lewis Black – It’s Halloween & It’s Our Anniversary

Oct 30, 2015 No Comments

by Ellis T. “Butch” Badon Wow! Loved every minute of the show.  We attended the show because first and foremost, we love Lewis.  My wife (Tedi) and I were married Oct. 31, 1986.  I know it was coincidence that Lewis ha d an Oct. 31, 2009 date in Biloxi (which is an hour’s drive from […]

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Halloween at Van Cortland Manor – Snowed Out

Oct 29, 2015 No Comments

by Dante Morelli For years I have been wanting to go to at least one of the Halloween events at the Historic Hudson Valley, so I talked my wife into go to The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze at Van Cortlandt Manor, Croton-on-Hudson. I bought the tickets for Monday, Halloween night, thinking that would be the […]

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Terror Behind the Walls!

Oct 27, 2015 No Comments

Eastern State Penitentiary Terror Behind the Walls! Supposedly it’s one of the best in the country. It was definitely creepy, and the costumed characters outside the penitentiary walls were the best. They were walking around in character, taking tickets, and just scaring people when they weren’t expecting it. In general, I don’t like to be […]

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Giants drop one to the Seahawks

Oct 24, 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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2000 ALDS – Game 3

Oct 21, 2015 No Comments

We sat in the upper nose bleeds, but we were there. The Yankees and the A’s were tied at 1 each going into the 3 game, first home game for the Yankees. The game came down to a pitching duel between Orlando Hernández and Tim Hudson with a save for Mo, his second of series. […]

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Frank Gerhy, Architect

Oct 18, 2015 No Comments

FRANK GEHRY, ARCHITECT: The retrospective of Frank Gehry’s work, that was held in 2001 at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in NYC featured Models, Plans, Drawings, Furniture, Photographs, and Video Footage, as well as Two Site-Specific Architectural Elements. This was the most comprehensive exhibit of his work at that time. Frank Gehry has created a new […]

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Tunnel of Love Express – Springsteen

Oct 15, 2015 No Comments

by David Siebert The Tunnel of Love Express reveals Patti Scialfa as Springsteen’s principal vocal partner as well as principal foil as well as…   Springsteen biography Dave Marsh later wrote of the sparks flying from the interaction, “You could have written it off just to musical magic … if you were dumb as a […]

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Buried Child a play by Sam Shepard

Oct 12, 2015 No Comments

Sam Shepard’s play Buried Child is a bizarre gaze into the American Dream and the Nuclear Family. The play was writhen during the economic slowdown of the 1970’s, end of Vietnam War and the changing of the American family structure and society. It is about a Midwestern farming family and their guilty secret that buried […]

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