It's a movement of peace for the world to recognize that at the end of the day, we are all special, we are all important. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream, that dream woke up the world, now the world needs to open up it's eyes. We need to be proud to stand alone, be strong enough to stand apart, but be smart enough to stand together and that time is RIGHT NOW!.
Social media is aiding to every issue that this world is experiencing from racism, to terrorism, sexual discrimination, etc... It's time that we have a symbol, a positive movement that brings together everyone, a voice that stands for one cause, a symbol that represents one world, we need One Love. "One Love L's Up"
The ideal concept of this movement/rally, would be to create the ultimate concert series (That will start in … [Continue reading...]
Philanthropist, author, former honoree, and co-chair of the upcoming gala Jean Shafiroff, along with her husband Martin Shafiroff hosted a cocktail party in support of the American Heart Association’s 21st Annual Hamptons Heart Ball. The kickoff event was held at the Shafiroff’s stylish New York City residence where more than 100 guests and well-wishers gathered for cocktails, showing their commitment to heart health and the work of the Association. The upcoming gala will take place on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Southampton Arts Center in Southampton, NY.
Notable attendees included: Jean Shafiroff, Martin Shafiroff, Geoffrey Bradfield, Barbara Poliwoda, Drs. Ralph and Lori Mosca, Sharon Bush, Ava Roosevelt, Matt Rich, Margo Langenberg, Tas and Amir Dossal, Randi Schatz, Maggie … [Continue reading...]
THE IMPORTANCE OF
PRESERVING THE LEGACY OF
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Doug Shipman, Chief Executive Officer of The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Explains How the NEW Center is Empowering People
The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, which opened on June 23, 2014, uniquely and boldly connects historic freedom movements and iconic individuals, as well as everyday people, with the human rights issues of the past and present, thus sparking ongoing dialogue around the possibilities of the future. As a convener, The Center provides a forum for education, discovery and ongoing discussions on class, race, gender, identity and other injustices that impact us all.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is keenly attuned to the issues, responses and actions that … [Continue reading...]
World-renowned symphonic conductor and woodwind virtuoso Martin Piecuch will bring his “Jazzical Fusion Trio to New York City on Friday, November 7th.
Show times 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
The trio performance, which features Maestro Piecuch on multiple woodwinds with pianist Regan Ryzuk and bassist Larry Goldman, mixes classical music, modern jazz, and the ancient folk music of Europe and the Americas to create a unique experience that has been called “a remarkable display of versatility, styles, and hip arrangements” by New York Philharmonic saxophonist Albert Regni.
Piecuch was named Permanent Guest Conductor of the Moscow Philharmonic in 2003 and has also conducted the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, where in his debut performances, he thrilled audiences with Rolf Lieberman's Concerto … [Continue reading...]
Our plane arrived in Porto, nestled near the Douro River in the heart of port wine country. Situated at the mouth of the Douro River, it is Portugal’s second largest city. Avenida dos Aliados, the main street is lined by a number of beautiful art nouveau buildings dating back 100 years. The town hall, tourist office and main post office are at the top of this avenue. One of the highlights of the city is the Ribeira District, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its waterfront promenade with numerous cafes, bars and restaurants.
A short ride to the docking location at Vila Nova de Gala took us to our floating hotel the AmaVida for an amazing cruise down the Douro River, an incredible wine-growing region known for its excellent vintages. We settled into our home away from home and … [Continue reading...]
For the past seven years, the Manischewitz All-Star Cook-Off contest had searched the country for the tastiest and most creative kosher recipes prepared by at-home cooks. This live Cook-Off happens in front of an esteemed panel of judges consisting of food media and other culinary experts. The 2014 Manischewitz All-Star Cook-Off featured top competitors from previous Cook-Off events in a head-to-head competition for a second chance to win the Grand Prize. Each finalists was invited to submit a new recipe with kosher guidelines having no more than nine ingredients including one of the Manischewitz all-natural broth flavors, (turkey, chicken reduced sodium chicken, beef or vegetable, plus one additional Manischewitz product.
Jamie Brown-Miller won the Manischewitz All-Star Cook-Off at the … [Continue reading...]
By Terri and Martin Hirsch
For the past seven years, the Manischewitz All-Star Cook-Off contest had searched the country for the tastiest and most creative kosher recipes prepared by at-home cooks. This live Cook-Off happens in front of an esteemed panel of judges consisting of food media and other culinary experts. The 2014Manischewitz All-Star Cook-Off featured top competitors from previous Cook- Off events in a head-to-head competition for a second chance to win the Grand Prize. Each finalists was invited to submit a new recipe with kosher guidelines having no more than nine ingredients including one of the Manischewitz all-natural broth flavors, (turkey, chicken reduced sodium chicken, beef or vegetable, plus one additional Manischewitz product.
Jamie Brown-Miller won the … [Continue reading...]
Moncton, New Brunswick, located at the center of Atlantic Canada and central to the Fundy Coast was the start of our Acadian Coastal Drive. Moncton is Canada’s first bilingual city speaking both French and English and a major transportation center. Our hotel was the Marriott Residence Inn, an all-suite hotel five miles from the Moncton Airport. Hotel amenities included free high speed Internet access and a complimentary hot breakfast buffet. A short walk away was the Restaurant La Chateau a Pape serving local Acadian delicacies prepared in the traditional way by Acadian Chefs.
The following morning we travelled to the Memramcook Valley of Southeastern New Brunswick to visit the Monument Lefebvre National Historic Site, which commemorates the survival of the Acadian people from before … [Continue reading...]
Jasper is nestled deep in the Canadian Rockies in Alberta, Canada. It is Canada’s largest Rocky Mountain Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Jasper National Park celebrated its centennial in 2007 (1907-2007).
We checked into the beautiful Sawridge Inn & Conference Center. As we entered the lobby we were amazed to see a three storey fireplace and a sky lit atrium. Our luxurious accommodations featured a king-size bedroom and a bathroom with a Jacuzzi.
Jasper is small but has something for everyone – from dining, shopping, exploring, hiking, or simply touring. Restaurants were plentiful. At Papa George’s you could see the mountains while dining and enjoying a great meal. Our hotel restaurant, Walter’s Dining Room, had a wide selection of signature dishes and an extensive … [Continue reading...]
Located right in the heart of the Canadian wilderness Sault Ste. Marie, known as The Soo, is surrounded by water, forests, mountains and lakes. To the south, across the river are the United States and the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The two cities are joined by the International Bridge, which connects Interstate 75 on the Michigan side and Huron Street on the Ontario side.
We took a 90-minute Westjet flight from New York to Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport and then a small Air Canada plane to Sault Ste. Marie. The Quality Inn Bay Front Hotel located in the downtown city center would be our hotel for the next three nights. Our well-furnished room including a bay window gave us a magnificent view of the International Bridge linking Lake Superior to Sault Ste Marie, Ontario and … [Continue reading...]
Dick DeBartolo(born October 19, 1945) is an American writer.
He has most notably written for Mad. He is occasionally referred to as "Mad's Maddest Writer," this being a twist on Don Martin's former status as "Mad's Maddest Artist." DeBartolo served as the magazine's "Creative Consultant" from 1984 to 2009. www.gizwiz.com
Mad has long spaced out DeBartolo's articles to ensure that at least one appears in every issue. As of his byline in issue #502 in 2009, new DeBartolo material has appeared in 400 consecutive issues, dating back to 1966. This is the longest such streak, surpassing runner-up Sergio Aragonés by nine issues. (Aragonés would be 25 issues ahead of DeBartolo's run if not for a single missed issue, #111. Al Jaffee would also be 16 issues ahead of DeBartolo, had he appeared in … [Continue reading...]
Hosts Bob & Lee Woodruff
Honorees Harry Carson, Sylvia Mackey & Sarah Rainey
Harry Carson, Sylvia Mackey, and Sarah Rainey honored at the Mental Health Association of New York City’s
Annual Benefit Event: Bridges to Mental Health: A Celebration of Hope Gala on June 5th, 2012
The Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC) will launch the National TBI and Emotional Wellness Alliance at Event.
Emblem Health President & COO Frank Branchini to serve as Dinner Chair
WHAT: The Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC) formally launched the National TBI and Emotional Wellness Alliance at their “Bridges to Mental Health: A Celebration of Hope” benefit dinner on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at Cipriani 42nd Street. The event honored NY Giants Hall of Fame linebacker … [Continue reading...]