Category Archives: ENTERTAINMENT

LAUREN BACALL…we West Siders called her BETTY

From my terrace I could look down at my neighbor…..Betty Joan Perske.  The name Lauren was given to her by Howard Hawks.  To Bogart she was always”Baby”

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Betty lived in the DAKOTA APARTMENTS with her friends and neighbors……Boris Karloff, Judy Garland, Yoko Ono, John Lennon, Leonard Bernstein and Rudolph Nureyev.

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It was somber view today……….lots of news media people trying to catch photos.

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Her most famous scene in the movie……..lighting that cigarette and then throwing the box of matches back at Bogie.

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The movie that shot her to instant stardom.

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LAUREN….we had her and now we have her not.  “GOOD-Bye” Betty.

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BELLO GIARDINO………a sweet place to announce your engagement

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BELLO GIARDINO.……..a cozy and romantic garden on the Upper West Side……….. a sweet place to announce your engagement.  Ms. Mindy and Doc David………our nephew and his newly betrothed. Was a beautiful summer night to sit outdoors in a garden…….and our adorable … Continue reading

ILONA at the Eyelash Cabaret with Zoe Lewis

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The show is an hour……..of fun and charm.

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ILONA.……….artist…………cabaret performer………..and a very dear friend to all her friends.

We LOVE her.  We ADORE her.

NEW YORKERS……doing their thing on the street

I snapped about 300 New Yorkers today………..

here are a few of them.  

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NEW YORKERS……….. doing their own thing……….with that “I don’t give a darn” attitude.  GOTTA LOVE EM’

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GIVE ME YOUR SHIRT………….

AND I’LL GIVE YOU A SKIRT !

[service charge is $30]

Give her a call :  {313} 207-2826

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My friend Maria……….in Detroit……..is now into the fashion world of tease……..ooooops………TEES !

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Send her your TEE and she’ll return it as a very “chic” skirt that is impossibly flirty.

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Braided ties for a BOHO sweet finish.

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The details are entirely enticing.

Maria………..actor……singer…….dancer………and now, FASHION DESIGNER

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and watch her interview.

KELLY RIPPA blows her BUBBLES…….

I was walking past the ABC Television Studios this morning…………and there in the street was KELLY and MICHAEL.

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It’s a Bubble Bucket with a fan………..500 bubbles per second!

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The goo is called….”ZILLION BUBBLES”

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She was hitting everybody within reach with her “SUPER GUN”.  What fun!

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The men with the cue cards were telling her what to say.  DUH !!!

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Four of these gizmos ought to do the trick.

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You go BRO!

 

GAY PRIDE PARADE nyc 2014….Signs of Love

At this years GAY PRIDE PARADE Laverne Cox was the Grand Marshall………the star of ORANGE is the NEW BLACK.

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LOVE IS BEAUTIFUL…………HAPPY PRIDE.………..WHO DARES TO LOVE………..JUST MARRIED.

The nyc GAY MEN’S CHORUS was cheered on by the hundreds of thousands of gays and straights lined up down 5th Avenue.  It was a day filled with pride.