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Wholesale Heroes

How do you know you’ve made it as an American icon? When your birthday’s declared a national holiday, as is Martin Luther King Jr.’s this coming weekend? No doubt. But only when your birthday is associated with shop-till-you-drop sales do … Continue reading

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Trump’s Lack of Humor Far From Funny

If you can’t laugh at yourself, who can you laugh at? Certainly not the president elect! While most Democrats and a number of Republicans (even some who voted for him) are wary of Donald Trump for a number of reasons, … Continue reading

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2017 Should Be a Wild Ride

My friend the Brooklyn genie, who sleeps all year in a magic lamp on the Coney Island beach, emerges again to make his annual predictions__and he’s got some real doozies for 2017. So if you don’t like them, blame the … Continue reading

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Did You See This Coming In 2016?

Only someone awakening today from a coma can’t name the most shocking event of 2016. Donald Trump is president-elect of the United States! But Trump’s stunning victory (and the emerging drama about Russia’s meddling in our election process) wasn’t the … Continue reading

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PC Clause Is Coming To Town

Oh, the weather outside is frightful — but not as frightful as what’s being done to traditional holiday tunes. A Minnesota couple has rewritten the classic song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” to fit 21st century sensitivities, according to CNN. Josiah … Continue reading

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75 Years Later, Pearl Harbor Still Resonates

Today is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. I’ll bet half the people reading this column have little idea what that means. It marks the 75th anniversary of the devastating attack on our naval fleet stationed in Hawaii that catapulted us into … Continue reading

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November Brought Major Surprises for New Yorkers

In a New York minute/ Everything can change . . .” Written and sung by the Eagles’ Don Henley, “New York Minute” is about how quickly and drastically life can turn. Thought to be inspired by the stock market crash … Continue reading

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Keep Trump Off the Thanksgiving Menu

Carving knives, alcohol and Donald Trump — what could possibly go wrong? Thanksgiving 2016 promises to be uniquely challenging. Fresh off an angrily contested election, family members you see perhaps once a year might hold political views that, to quote … Continue reading

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First Review of Senior Moment–Very Gratifying

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Senior Moment’ by Mike Vogel Posted by: Jon Sobel 33 mins ago in Arts, Culture and Society, Theater 0 Comments Please Share…000000 Mike Vogel’s new play Senior Moment is a charming comedy with serious undertones, especially for … Continue reading

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Trump’s Victory Sends a Chill Through Restaurants

Immigration enforcement agents recently swooped down on a small restaurant in Buffalo and arrested Sergio Mucino, the owner of La Divina, a Mexican market and taco counter. Mucino was charged with housing workers who are in the country illegally in … Continue reading

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