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Truck Turner

By DLFerguson, published on Aug 12, 2008

... he sets his girlfriend up as a shoplifter since jail is the only place he can think of to keep her safe while he goes after the bad guys. TRUCK TURNER is obviously dated in its clothing and slang but everybody is having a good time, especially Isaac Hayes. This movie and “Escape From New York” are probably the two movie roles he’ll best be remembered for and I liked him in TRUCK TURNER because he worked with what he’s got: his voice and his eyes. There’s a scene where Truck is walking down a hospital corridor and the camera is focused on his eyes and... (more)

Tags: new york, football, movie

Waterbar Does Spectacular Seafood

By Ed Attanasio, published on Aug 11, 2008

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Our friends ordered the Grilled Wreckfish with potato gnocchi, English peas, bacon and red wine; and the One Pound Petrale Sole. Both dishes were expertly prepared and artfully presented. Other interesting items on Waterbar’s menu include things for non-seafood lovers, such as a New York Steak, served with asparagus, sun choke hash and caramelized onions, and a Heritage Pork Chop, with butter beans, fennel, aged sherry and an olive relish. They also have a wide assortment of oysters, crab, and shrimp dishes.

The desserts we sampled at Waterbar, many of which were... (more)

Tags: new york, san francisco, restaurant

When Retirement Really Isn't Retirement

By tmoya, published on Aug 10, 2008

My Thursday morning started with ESPN’s SportsCenter; watching the spectacle that Brett Favre has lately become. At his first press conference, as a member of the New York Jets, Brett took some parting shots at the Green Bay Packers that traded him this week. Perhaps the sleepy fog had yet to lift in my head. Did I miss Brett taking sole responsibility for initiating the events of the last couple of weeks, while I stumbled to get my first cup of coffee? I can’t recall a recent sports figure that’s caused me to shake my head and laugh under my breath more than Brett. I sadly... (more)

Tags: new york, football, nfl

One Cent, One Community

By Lumiere, published on Aug 4, 2008

... point in time. Just in the last few days; the Washington Post reported on Friday that U.S. federal agents have been given new powers to seize travelers' laptops and other electronic devices at the border and hold them for unspecified periods. The Village Voice also ran an article about how the New York City Police Department is pushing for legislation to get rid of search warrants altogether so they can enter our homes with or without probable cause. Then the AM New York ran several articles about how the New York City governer, David Paterson announced a city deficit of 2.3 billion due to... (more)

Tags: new york, medicine, police

Chihuly At The De Young

By Ed Attanasio, published on Jul 22, 2008

...of the artist’s career, from drawings to single vessels to architectural installations. Included in the exhibition:

Glass Forest #3 recreates one of Chihuly’s earliest installations. Comprised of white milk-glass and neon, the first version of this work was exhibited in New York at the Museum of Contemporary Crafts (now the Museum of Arts & Design), and has not been viewed in the U.S. since 1972. Five Chandeliers will dramatically transform an entire gallery. Their titles suggest a feast of color and form, characteristic of one of Chihuly’s most celebrated ... (more)

Tags: new york, san francisco

American Cheese, What Does It Really Say About America?

By Lumiere, published on Jul 21, 2008

...cheeses,Colby and Cheddar, and was sold in blocks in delis and supermarkets. Itwas preferred over regular cheddar cheese because it had a milder flavor, melted smoothlywhen heated unlike cheddarandwas great on cheeseburgers, grilled cheese sandwiches and for use in dips.

In 1878, The New York Times rantwo articles,The Cheese all inspected and Lesson of a bit of cheese which listed the total export of American cheese at 355 million pounds per year, with an expected growth to 1,420 million pounds. The challenge during thisera was that high quality American cheese was usually... (more)

Tags: new york, iphone, nfl, environment, education, china

CSI To Gain New Role/actor

By D. E. Carson, published on Jul 20, 2008

...as in the days of M*A*S*H and All in the Family) then I can move down to Miami (CSI:Miami that is), revive that show giving CBS another Kick ass Monday night schedule and then finally, after receiving three more Emmy nominations and another Emmy for Adam J. Burke I can move north to (CSI:)New York and finish off there with three more nominations and another statue while giving CBS a kick-ass Wednesday night anchor. All while earning a palsy $30,000 per episode.

CBS Programming chief, Nina Tassler confirmed last Friday that Petersen is planning to leave the CBS staple in the... (more)

Tags: new york, miami

Another Family Reunion! Shoot Me. Shoot Us All.

By icanluvulongtime, published on Jul 17, 2008

...of ethnicity, religion, social status or region of the world. Consider what he has to say in "Tis'", about his mother who was a near saint having survived poverty, starvation, the birth of seven children and death of three, a neglectful alcoholic husband and relocation from Ireland to New York late in her life; "She tells me I look fine though I should do something about my eyes, they're that red and "your a bit old to be having bad eyes". I want to snap at her that I'm twenty nine and I don't know the proper age for not having bad eyes and is this what she wants to talk about... (more)

Tags: new york, religion, traffic

Off The Menu Fast Food Specials

By Steven Lane, published on Jul 17, 2008

Reuters news service reported, on Wednesday, July 16, 2008, that a New York man filed a $1,000,000 lawsuit stating that he found a seven-inch knife in his foot-long Subway sandwich. John Agnesini, 27, a designer at Homo Xtra magazine in Midtown, had already started gobbling his "Cold Cut Trio" on June 27, when he spotted the blade inside his lunch. The designer was horrified to find the blade. "After taking a few bites I could tell something didn't taste right," he said, "Then I felt something hard on the bottom of the bread, I turned it over and could see the knife baked inside. He went on... (more)

Tags: new york, police, restaurant

The Incredible Hulk

By DLFerguson, published on Jul 13, 2008

... you can guess what happens after that. But Blonsky wants another crack at capturing Bruce and The Hulk and willingly volunteers to take the Super-Soldier serum himself so that he can have a fighting chance against The Hulk. In the meantime, Bruce and Betty have reunited and decide to go to New York and seek out Mr. Blue themselves. That plan is complicated by Ross, Blonsky and The Army showing up and in one of the movie’s really amazing battle sequences Bruce Hulks out and takes on the Army and Blonsky. Blonsky’s able to actually hold his own for a while against The Hulk... (more)

Tags: new york, movie

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