I live on Long Island and one of my favorite places is the North Fork. This area is home to many of Long Island's wineries and now's the time to enjoy tasting new vintages. Here's a link to LI's Wine Country.
Forgotten New York
New York City has an incredible history in all facets of life. But sometimes it's the little things that bring back special memories of an era long gone. If you enjoy a little (or a lot) of nostalgia every now and then, Kevin Walsh has put together an incredible site of places in NY 'forgotten' until now. Click here and enjoy.
Singer / Songwriter Jim Dawson has been making music since the seventies. He regularly performs throughout the NYC area. Visit his website here: http://www.jimdawson.com/
Normally one of the brightest objects in the early morning or evening sky, Venus will appear merely as a black dot as it crosses in front of the sun. It doesn't happen often, so if you miss this one, you'll have to wait 105 years.
Never look directly at the sun, but here's the safest way; NASA's live webcam:
Happy Memorial Day! First, we thank and rememeber all of those who fought to protect our freedom, in order for us to enjoy the things we love. I hope you and your family have a wonderful time togther, enjoying:
Did I leave anything out? Enjoy!
Time to look up at the skies again this Saturday night (5/5). It will be the largest full moon in 18 years! Of course, catch it in in the evening, when it's low in the sky, for maximum effect. Took this photo last night!
I can rememeber when American Bandstand was on EVERY afternoon after school. (Mostly baby-sitters turning it on!) I always prefered the recorded versions, rather than the artist singing it live.
I remember one year working on the Viacom Building, 40th Floor in Times Square. I had a zoom camera that picked Dick's stage out of the crowd. On this freezing-cold night, I thought I had the better vantage point!
Dick Clark was a true professional, both talented and savvy.
Robin Gibb, one of the Bee Gees, has slipped into a coma this weekend. This after proclaiming tht his cancer was in remission.
The Bee Gees had a string of hits in the sixties and seventies, most notably the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever. Hopefully things turn for the better soon.
How about a little "poll" of our own? Vote for Best Picture and let's see how we do after Sunday's Oscar telecast.