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U.S. Tennis Open – Serena Williams vs. Dinara Safina

Mar 11, 2011 No Comments by

A friend of mine received tickets from his boss, so we took a half a day off work and headed to Queens. The tickets were from Lexus, who had a guest welcome tent; it was nice to see how the rich get treated. The highlight of the day was watching Serena Williams defeat Dinara Safina […]

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Kentucky Derby

Mar 09, 2011 No Comments by

I don’t have an entrance ticket to the 1975, 101st running of the Kentucky Derby, but I was there with some friends. We climbed over the wall, made it to tunnel under the track and into the center field. We settled in and party with the masses for the afternoon. I lost about $20.00 on […]

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Jerry Jeff Walker – Country in the City

Mar 04, 2011 No Comments

Some of my friends dragged me to see Jerry Jeff Walker, I was thinking what New York City College student would want to hear a Outlaw Country singer. We when to the Bottom Line in the Village and had a great time. He sang “Pissing in the Wind”, “Up Against the Wall Redneck Mother”, “L.A. […]

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Steinbrenner – Home Opener 1

Mar 01, 2011 17 Comments

Opening day at Yankee Stadium has been a tradition for my friend and I since High School days, April 9, 1973 was not different. However this opening day would be special, with a group of investors led by George Steinbrenner they bought the Yankees from CBS for 10 million on January 3, 1973, a new […]

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Buried Child – by Sam Shepard

Feb 22, 2011 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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2000 ALDS – Game 3

Feb 19, 2011 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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Tickets to see the Nets – NOT PRICELESS

Feb 09, 2011 No Comments

How much I spent to see 3 quarters of a piece of #$%^!!@  game. 1) Tolls – Henry Hudson Bridge 2.75 each way (5.50) George Washington Bridge (8.00) NJ Turnpike 1.25 each way (2.50) TOTAL $16.00 2) Parking TOTAL 15.00 3) Food – Beer and turkey sandwich 20.00 – Large soda and Cracker Jacks 7.00  […]

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Winwood & Clapton – Together Live 2008

Dec 22, 2010 1 Comment

I have been a Clapton fan since I was a kid…playing Cream songs in a high school garage band. Thought I’d seen it all when I saw him in the Cream reunion a few years ago – but this show was something special. Although I have seen him in concert many times, I feel that […]

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