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2000 ALCS Game 6

Apr 08, 2011 No Comments by

By Gary S. I had field box seats to game 6, so I asked my cousin to join me, a lifelong Yankee fan. He came up from Maryland meet me at the stadium to see the Yankees beat Mariners in the deciding game of the American League Championship 9 to 7. The Yankees moved on […]

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Opening Day 2011

Apr 05, 2011 No Comments by

By Gary S. 2011 opening day game at Yankees Stadium was a cold early spring day with a very little drizzle turning to light hale, nothing a fan couldn’t prepare for, but at least 10 percent of the seats were empty when the game started and only a third were filled for Mo’s last pitch. […]

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1997 – Defending 1996 Begins

Apr 04, 2011 1 Comment

The Yankees ended the 1996 season with winning the World Series against the Braves in 6 games, after being down 2 – 0. On this opening day ceremony, Don Manttingly along with Yankee manager Joe Torre and New York Mayor Rudolph Guiliani, raised the Yankees 23rd World Series Championship Flag. Donnie retired after the 1996 […]

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The Sears Tower – A Deck with a View

Apr 03, 2011 No Comments

Anytime you go visit a friend or family member in different city then where you live they will take you so see the city from highest point. So when I went to visit my brother and his now ex-wife in Chicago off we when to the Sears Tower in downtown. It was after dinner and […]

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Sainte-Chapelle Paris

Apr 01, 2011 No Comments

If you’re ever in Paris and site seeing at Notre Dame take the time and a short walk to the western end of Île de la Cité to Sainte-Chapelle.   This Gothic chapel was built and renovated of the centuries; it started as the Royal Chapel in the Royal Palace complex by King Louis IX […]

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Tunnel of Love Express

Mar 21, 2011 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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Bird with Strings

Mar 20, 2011 No Comments

by Gary Spilatro They were two very special evenings at Jazz at Lincoln Center with the performance of many of the Charlie Parker arrangements with Strings. Bird released 2 LPs in 1950 with Mercury Records which became some of his biggest hits. These arrangements were being performed by a select group of artists, Vincent Gardner, […]

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Turning off the Lights at the House that Ruth Built

Mar 19, 2011 No Comments

by Donald M It was a long grand history coming to an end on the evening of September 21, 2008 in the Bronx with the final game and the finial win of 7 to 3 over Baltimore. Pettitte got his  14th win and Mo the save, 39th of the year, and the last ones in […]

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Frank Gerhy, Architect

Mar 16, 2011 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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King Sunny Adé and His African Beats

Mar 16, 2011 No Comments

King Sunny Adé and His African Beats were on their One World tour in 1984 and played at the Miller time concert series on the pier in NYC on Friday, September 7. The music the band played is called JuJu and is a popular style of Nigerian music, comes from traditional Yoruba percussion. Basically it’s […]

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