Tag Archives: NYC

The New Yorker Magazine Cartoonist, Liza Donnelly

Liza Donnelly has been a staff cartoonist at The New Yorker Magazine since 1982. She tells stories thru her drawings, some political, some not. Donnelly, who married at UCONN graduate, and who herself has an honorary doctorate from UCONN, is also now the resident CBS News cartoonist where she captures images for the network. Recently, she began Read more…

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From Broadway With Love To Orlando

Van Dean is a Broadway producer and founder of Broadway Records who grew up in Trumbull, Connecticut. Dean’s life as a producer changed after the tragedy at Sandy Hook. He saw so many hurting that he knew he had to do something. He started producing summer productions where he brings actors from Broadway who get involved Read more…

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Fascinating! New York City,100 Years Ago In Video

A huge thank you to the New York Post for putting this awesome video up of New York City some 100 years ago, so vibrant even then. The Post says this 8-minute video if from Yestervid, a film company that specializes in producing historical videos. They set out to explore NYC as it looked a century Read more…

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A Star-Studded Night For Connecticut’s Beehive Queen

Many of you know her and have seen Christine Ohlman (Beehive Queen) perform live around the region, but you may not have known that she has been part of the Saturday Night Live Band for 23 years. It’s true, she enjoys this immensely. As the story goes, Lorne Michaels saw her perform at this house, and the Read more…

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Via Della Pace Restorante

Having been to Italy several times…this makes me want to get on the train and head into New York City. Restaurant Via Della Pace in the East Village.

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Among NYC Treasures~ The Building of the Twin Towers

Once upon a time there was a young boy by the name of H.A. Dunne, who lived in New York City. He started out life doing some acting, including stints on the shows “Mr. Wizard” and “I Remember Mamma.” Some where along the line that went by the wayside, he grew up, went to work Read more…

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Karen Bussen is Simple, Stunning Everything

No it’s not “simply stunning.” It’s “simple stunning.” Simple Stunning, parties, weddings, brides, flowers, showers, you name it and and a wedding organizer and trust me, more titles are coming. Karen Bussen, originally from Ohio, is the author of 7 books about all the wonderful events she puts together. This woman can work magic. When Read more…

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