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The Rejection(s)

By 'Mean' Mike Duffau, published on Jan 28, 2009

...for me to do to give Janet a piece of my mind? Regardless of the weather, I was going to do this. I had to do this! Man can only take ‘no’ for so much until something has to give, and I took enough of beating to go down but not this time.

“I want the next flight to New York City,” I said, to the lady at the counter. I booked my flight with the last remaining credit on my Visa card.

Five hours later I touched down at LaGuardia.

I was fortunately enough to have a friend working at a hi-rise building on 57th street which is about 6 or 7 blocks ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, music

The Gift Of Unemployment

By Lumiere, published on Jan 24, 2009

...ago, Mikehad a successful construction business in Myrtle Beach. He is well known for buildingbeautiful custom homes, decks, marinas andremodeling homeinteriors. However when his mom became ill with cancer he turned his business over to his partner and moved his life and his children to New York City to take care of her. His mother needed medical treatment but she did not have insurance, so he sold his work trucks to cover the costs of her chemotherapy and medication. During his absence, his partner ran his business into the ground and then his mother passed away. Piled beneath his... (more)

Tags: new york, restaurant, education

Did A Comic Book Predict The Omaba Presidency

By freestrike, published on Jan 15, 2009

...whose real name is Diana. The issue in which Wonder Woman dies had a newspaper on the cover that read "Princess Diana Dies." This issue was released in August of 1997 three days before Diana, Princess of Wales was killed in a car crash.

Other instances of this curse are in 1977 when New York had a blackout. During that same month an issue of Marvel Team Up done by Byrne was released that had a black out taking place in New York. Also he had an issue of Uncanny X-Man that depicted an earthquake taking place in Japan. That same month Japan suffered a major earthquake.

This... (more)

Tags: new york, superman, batman, gay, japan, obama

Ball Drop??? Who Needs It!

By Kim, published on Jan 5, 2009

Thousands may have watched with festive flair in temperatures of 4 degrees while the infamous ball descended in Times Square, New York, but in Los Angeles on a foggy and cold New Year's Eve we had our very own innovative transcend into 2009.

The Jazz Bakery in Los Angeles, California presented a celebration which captured and warmed a sold out crowd on the final night of 2008.

There was the magic of music, camaraderie, celebration, champagne, tasty hors d'oeuvres, soul connection, and unlimited elation.

A breath-taking and illustrious Guitarist, Kenny Burrell was on hand... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, jazz, hip-hop, california, music

A Christmas Story

By Frank J Hopkins, published on Dec 17, 2008

It is roughly 11:07 pm in New York city, it is cold and the rain falls relentlessly,unsparingly...without prejudice.

In 2009 1 in 7 mortgages will be in default or foreclosed upon. If you turn on any cable news network all you hear is talk, grating discussions descending into minutia; senators and congressmen talking, scheming, pretending offense or principle depending on the day.

Reams of words have been piled high as discussions go on about the bail out of the auto industry-the case for or against, debates on leveraged bankruptcy or even all encompassing failure...Punitive... (more)

Tags: new york

The Taming Of The Shoe

By Glenn T, published on Dec 16, 2008

...these days.

By now, this news oddity – the video of which has made it around the world and been viewed and re-viewed millions of times – has become an international incident. There is an offer of $10M to buy just one of the dress shoes turned projectile, and the New York Times is reporting that a daughter of the Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi has awarded the thrower a medal of courage. But this is all after the fact – the result of the same hype machine which turns nominal injuries to NFL quarterbacks into week-long national news stories. The... (more)

Tags: iraq, new york, iphone, nfl, movie

Wheel Continues To Turn In Parkview Hair Of North Beach

By pennylane986, published on Dec 16, 2008

...shows years of use and next to it is a big, vintage yellow sink. He takes scissors and a neck razor and begins a classic cut. Parkview Hair has been modernized since it opened in 1948, but customers can still get old-fashioned service. “I came to the US in January 1962 and I entered New York on a boat,” Balistreri revealed. He grew up in Sicily and learned professional hair-cutting skills when he was 12. He dresses professionally with slacks, dress shoes, a collared shirt and tie. San Francisco’s North Beach is filled with an Italian and Bohemian spirit. Friends eat... (more)

Tags: new york, san francisco

L.A. Peeps: Re-meet Mike Simmons, Singer-Songwriter

By M.J. Hamada, published on Nov 29, 2008

... Thing That Could Have Saved Me—on tour in London.

TRIVIA:Favorite recent movie: I'm Not There.Often-played CDs: Ryan Adams' Demolition and Love Is Hell.Number of U.S. states you've performed in: The contiguous 48.Your most captivated audience: At The Living Room in New York.Number-one thing on your mind these days: The next six months.New metaphor for L.A.: An island lost in time.Website: www.myspace.com/mikesimmonsmusic

SINCE OUR LAST INTERVIEW:

MJ: What have you been up to since our last interview? You've got a bunch of new songs, so I... (more)

Tags: new york, myspace, movie, music

Food Mania In Mumbai

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Nov 21, 2008

... pasta sauce. I love spicy food so I opted for Crepe Sanghai which was fresh vegetables in Szechwan sauce topped with chimchi. It was surely crepetilious; it just melted in my mouth and the Szechwan sauce added the spicy tang with the fresh vegetables.

My daughter opted for the Crepe New York, which was smoked chicken with barbeque sauce and spring onions wrapped with the fresh Crepe. For the Mediterranean cuisine lovers they serve falafel balls with hummus topped with pickle vegetables wrapped with the fresh crepes. Crepe meals start from Rs.49/- for Crepizza and the most... (more)

Tags: new york, france, australia, japan

The Gay Tea Party

By Lumiere, published on Nov 18, 2008

...right to tax them. Tea was a staple of colonial life - it was assumed that the colonists would rather pay the tax than deny themselves the pleasure of a cup of tea. The colonists were not fooled by Parliament's ploy. When the East India Company sent shipments of tea to Philadelphia and New York the ships were not allowed to land. In Boston, the arrival of three tea ships ignited a furious reaction. It was now early evening and a group of about 200 men disguised as Indians assembled on a near-by hill. Whopping war chants, the crowd marched two-by-two to the wharf, descended upon the... (more)

Tags: new york, california, gay, lesbian, sex, obama

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