All Blog Posts Tagged 'York' (26)

Book Review: ‘A Very Good Life’ by Lynn Steward

A Very Good Life is the first book in an exciting new series by successful business woman now author Lynn Steward.

In this story, which crosses over from the literary to women’s fiction to romance, Steward takes us to 1970s Manhattan, home of the sophisticated and the elite. There, we meet Dana McGarry.

Dana has everything — a successful job…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on May 3, 2014 at 12:08pm — No Comments

First Chapter Reveal: A Very Good Life, by Lynn Steward

Title:  A Very Good Life

Genre:  Literary Fiction

Author:  Lynn Steward

Website:   http://www.averygoodlife.com

Publisher:  CreateSpace

Purchase on …

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Added by Mayra Calvani on April 30, 2014 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Engine 24: Fire Stories 1, 2 and 3 by Joe Corso

Fascinating stories.

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About the book: Now, all in one complete book, Joe Corso’s ENGINE 24: FIRE STORIES BOOKS 1, 2, AND 3, including the AWARD-WINNING FIRE STORIES: BOX 598!

ENGINE 24: FIRE STORIES BOOKS 1, 2, AND 3 chronicles the career of Joe D’Albert, aka author Joe Corso, as a New York City firefighter. In this exciting compilation of fire stories, Corso…

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Added by Susan Keefe on February 19, 2014 at 5:36am — No Comments

Life-ology 101: If All Else Fails, Smile by Michael Soward

Thought provoking reflections on life.

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This story begins in Arkansas with the nine-year-old Michael, and his younger brother, abandoned by their father, living with their strict grandmother who regularly beats them. The family attend church regularly, he discovers at a young age, he has a gift for playing the organ and it is the beginning of a lifelong love of music.

In 1969,after…

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Added by Susan Keefe on November 19, 2013 at 12:34pm — 2 Comments

Manhattan socialite 'princess' fights vampires in The Book of Thoth, by Paul Leone

The Book of Thoth is volume II in Paul Leone’s Vatican Vampire Hunters series. Unlike the first book, which takes place in London, this one takes place in New York City, where not only criminals and the Russian mafia but also demon vampires roam the streets, preying on the innocent.

One night, beautiful Manhattan socialite Nicole Van…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on November 12, 2013 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Book Review: ‘Room of Tears’ by Linda Merlino

Room of Tears is a spiritual story about heroes, miracles, and faith. It’s also a story about love, death, and tragedy.

In the summer of 2041, 71-year-old Diane O’Connor invites Friar Antonio Ortiz to her home in Queens. The reason is nothing short of mysterious: she has a request for him, which entails giving him a letter and a recording…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on July 31, 2013 at 10:43am — No Comments

Book Spotlight & Excerpt: ROOM OF TEARS, by Linda Merlino

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Out of tragedies come heroes and miracles…



At 9:59 a.m. on September 11, 2001, Diane O’Connor’s life as a firefighter’s wife changes forever, shattering her faith. Four decades later, a note still hangs on her kitchen cabinet in Queens,…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on July 25, 2013 at 9:59am — No Comments

Hurricane Sandy: HORROR STORIES IN US EAST COAST THE WEEK OF HALLOWEEN

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TALK ABOUT HORROR STORIES THE WEEK OF HALLOWEEN

AS YOU ALL KNOW I AM FROM MIAMI, FL. WHERE HURRICANES COME A DIME A DOZEN! IT SCARES ME THAT MY FRIEND AND FAMILY HAVE TO EVACUATE DO TO THIS BEING ABNORMAL IN THE NORTH EAST...

THE…

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Added by Samelia's World! on October 29, 2012 at 8:17pm — No Comments

Fun in NYC With The Kids ---> This Weekend is Filled With Family Fun

I love a good source for events in NYC and Red Tricycle has not disappointed yet, since their debut.  If you haven’t had a chance checkout their schedule of events, there are some fun family events going on this week —> New…

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Added by Kristen Ford-Stevens on May 16, 2012 at 11:48am — No Comments

Red Tricycle Hits The Big Apple - Parent Guide for NYC

Red Tricycle, a digital city guide for parents, launched it’s first-ever New York City community and newsletter edition this week.  I was honored to be in attendance at the launch party which was hosted at the The Campbell Apartment with the movers and shakers of NYC.…

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Added by Kristen Ford-Stevens on May 4, 2012 at 6:56pm — No Comments

A Day In NYC

We took the kids to NYC yesterday. We've never been as a family because the idea of taking three small children to the city drew strikingly similar fears to being covered in honey and laid over an ant hill.



But they're old enough now that we don't have to haul around strollers and diaper bags and 400 pounds of assorted travel necessities and since we had a free Saturday and we only live a short train ride away from the…

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Added by America's Next Top Mommy on February 23, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Talking With Wanakee Pugh

 

You may know her from gracing the covers of the top fashion magazines in the New York fashion world during the 1980’s and 90’s.  If you missed that, you may have seen her in various advertisements and television commercials such as: Revlon Clairol and Avon.  

In fact, one of her sites reported “before Vera Wang became a national symbol for creativity and success, she (Wanakee) was a talented and spirited fashion editor for …

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Added by Tunya Griffin on October 28, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Irene...Why this weekend.

Just about to end the Summer and this weeks comes to us in New York w/ first an earthquake & Now we brace ourselves for a Hurricane.

As I sit here making sure my kids & hubby are all taken care of w/each having their own safety bags. Water in the freezer, making batches of dinner where it can just be heated up.

I keep thinking are we going to be lucky and nothing will happen which would be a very good thing but what if it does hit as they say.

 

So as all…

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Added by Ellie Augustin on August 27, 2011 at 2:29pm — No Comments

win a trip for 4 to an exclusive NY family resort today!

I would love to win this trip to Villa Roma Resort - you can win it today!

Win a Trip to One of the Top New York Family Resorts

I will be co-hosting a Twitter party where this prize will be given away today.

Added by Dagmar Bleasdale on July 25, 2011 at 1:19pm — No Comments

A Week Of Extremes

WARNING: RANT ALERT!!!!


I am rubbish in the heat. With my pale skin and fair hair, I'm just not suited to it. One of the main reasons I was happy to move from Dubai to NYC was to escape the heat, and live in 'proper'…
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Added by Lindsay Owen on July 23, 2011 at 9:24pm — No Comments

The Martha Stewart Show, The Craft Hour

The Martha Stewart Show, The Craft Hour

 

So happy to be here. Please come visit my blog: http://twoprincebakerytheater.blogspot.com/. We visited the set of the Martha Stewart Show during the Craft Hour Show. We are also hosting a giveaway! Thanks.  Dorangela

Added by Dorangela M. Bobet on April 17, 2011 at 10:03pm — No Comments

NYC BABY PLANNER HOSTS FREE PARENT PARTY!!!

Fri April 15, 2011 /  12:30pm  - 2:30pm @ Metrominis (821 Park Ave @75th, NY 10021)

 

 In celebration of Josie Brown's latest novel, THE BABY PLANNER, NYC Baby Planner, Ingrid Prueher, is hosting an event at Metrominis. The two hour event will be catered by Creative Concepts NYC. Of course, Josie will be reading from her latest novel, THE BABY PLANNER (Simon & Schuster/Gallery Books).

 

AFTERWARDS, YOU WILL:

- Be treated to the latest in haute tot…

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Added by Ingrid Prueher - Baby Planner on April 2, 2011 at 8:35am — No Comments

My Son's Super Hot Date

My son Jack, who is 23 graduated from college and is now living in New York. He called to tell me about his most recent date.

 

Jack is a bartender at a Go Go bar in Manhattan and he met a super pretty Argentinian girl who was just visiting the city for a few day. They decided to have a late dinner at an African/French restaurant.  Maybe she was impressed with the fact that he can speak French.

 

After dinner they wanted to go skating but the ice skating rink in…

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Added by diana hampo on January 17, 2011 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Win my BlogHer Swag!

You didn’t get to go to BlogHer 2010 in New York? Then you are in luck —

you can win the BlogHer swag I collected for you while I was there!



click here: Giveaway: Win Dagmar’s BlogHer 2010 Swag!…



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Added by Dagmar Bleasdale on October 15, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

New Heights of Blogging Fame: I’m Part of a Salad :)

A local pizza place, Bellizzi, asked me and other local bloggers to collaborate on a Blogger Salad, and he included my suggestion! He had asked me, via Twitter, “If you could be any ingredient, what would you be?” My response: “Red bell pepper — fiery and crunchy, and good for your heart — like me.”



Isi wrote an article about the Blogger Salad and all the other…
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Added by Dagmar Bleasdale on April 18, 2010 at 2:53pm — No Comments

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