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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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30 Seconds to Mars

Mar 09, 2016 No Comments by

By Pam Sunlitis In my opinion, the last couple years have been a very positive resurgence of alternative/punk music the likes I haven’t seen since the 80’s.  I got tickets to see 30 Seconds to Mars because I loved their latest CD, “This is War”.  I didn’t know much about the band at the time. […]

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Cooperstown NY Baseball Hall of Fame

Mar 06, 2016 No Comments

by Joseph Terrazas Cooperstown New York, (Named After James Fennimore Cooper) ( The Last of the Mohicans, Fame) I’m from Kansas City and visited my youngest sister in New York City, and had to take the pilgrimage, to the hall of fame in upstate N.Y. by train. And we went during Spring break, March 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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Jethro Tull 25th Anniversary Tour

Mar 01, 2016 No Comments

by Joseph Terrazas It was 93 degrees at 11:30 at night, but what an cool incredible time to see this progressive blues band. (Procol Harum ) opened up for them. Always known for their theatricality and long medleys, the whole band developed their own personal flamboyant costumes. A manic Anderson with  bushy hair and beard, dressed in […]

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California Jam – The Ultimate Concert

Feb 28, 2016 No Comments

by Karen Kritzer I was 16 and working at Wallich’s Music City.  Cal Jam was touted as “The Ultimate Concert Experience” and expected to break records as far as attendance & ticket sales.  It cost a whopping $10 to see Emerson Lake & Palmer, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Black Oak Arkansas, Earth Wind & Fire, […]

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Odin Live at The Whisky

Feb 25, 2016 No Comments

by Sean W. What a weekend!  I am a huge Odin fan.  I love their debut Don’t Take No For An Answer and the subsequent albums all had some killer tunes on them.  When I found out in the Spring that Odin was doing a show, I had to go.  I’ve wanted to see them […]

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It’s Aerosmith 1974

Feb 21, 2016 No Comments

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

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“Free Agent” fan seeking for a home

Feb 19, 2016 No Comments

by John Santos As many who’ve met me know, 2006 was what I called my “free agent” year.  No longer could I just stand by as two MLS teams existed in town.  I decided I would choose a team by the 2007 season.  But I had to sample them in person first. While most would […]

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Got my Chuck E. Cheese on!

Feb 15, 2016 No Comments

by Charly P. Chuck E. Cheese was fun. I played a lot of games, I got a lot of prizes. One of them was edible. It was a lolipop – a big long swirly – I call it “The Swirl”. I went with my 3 cousins, one of them is annoying but I can’t say […]

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