Olympic Hip Hop Dancing

Submitted by ub on Wed, 07/28/2021 - 13:43

Hip hop dancing also called breaking or b-boying/b-Girling is an athletic style of free street dance direct from The Bronx, USA.

While diverse in the amount of variation available in the dance, breakdancing mainly consists of four kinds of movement: top rock, down rock, power moves, and freezes.

This is the oldest known hip-hop style of dance. It is believed to have originated in Boogie down The Bronx during the 1970s. Musical inspirations date back to the energetic performances of funk maestro, James Brown.

This is a Man's World
ub Sat, 07/24/2021 - 13:32

The family of James Brown has finally reached a settlement ending a 15-year battle over the late singer’s estate, according to their lawyer, who confirmed to The Associated Press that the agreement was reached July 9. Details of the settlement were not disclosed. Legal wrangling over the Godfather of Soul’s estate has been ongoing since his death at the age of 73 on Christmas Day 2006.

Uncensored Images

Submitted by ub on Sat, 07/24/2021 - 07:24

These early Marilyn Monroe images remind me of my cub reporter days. I covered a Miss Nude World Pagent at a Florida nudist camp.

In the news environment, I was seldom exposed to nude photography, films, or videos. Although one of my first assignments happened to be of young ladies baring all.

Marilyn Monroe didn’t agree to this shoot easily, she knew that during a lifestyle and morality of the era, posing for any naked images could ruin her career. She eventually signed the release for the pictures: “Mona Monroe.”

The Oh Ohlympics!

Submitted by ub on Fri, 07/23/2021 - 08:46

The opening ceremony inside eerily empty stadium seats. Let the weirdness begin. The first reviews of the fan-less Olympics are in, and after watching The Parade of Nations on television we can say this event may be somewhat underwhelming.

But as they say, the show must go on. This term is used to say that an event must continue even though there are problems, and boy there sure is, the elephant in the stadium... The global pandemic.

Sabrina Soto

Submitted by ub on Wed, 07/21/2021 - 15:27

DID YOU WATCH Sabrina Soto on #ET and are you a member of The Sabrina Soto Fan Club on #Facebook?  Sabrina Soto, the popular host of The High/Low Project and featured designer on HGTV'd, is a renowned interior designer, consultant and entrepreneur. The first of her Cuban family born in the United States, https://www.facebook.com/groups/240670716021818

Slice of NYC Paradise

Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/20/2021 - 08:33

The Big Apple and the surrounding boroughs offer one of the most fantastic health care systems available and access to amenities that can make it an ideal spot to live and also to retire. 

New York City is a wonderful place for young people to study, also to work and play as well as for elderly retirees. New York, New York - A city so nice, they had to name it twice. Excellent public transportation, great cultural landmarks, a plethora of attractions, and lots of services that attract people from all over er the world.

Whats Up Doc?

Submitted by ub on Sat, 07/17/2021 - 12:45

A documentary is a video, film, audio recording, or podcast presenting political, social, or historical subject matter in a factual and informative manner and often consisting of actual news films or interviews accompanied by narration.

Sun of the Beach

Submitted by ub on Sat, 07/17/2021 - 11:45

Our number one fun in the sun preference is Orchard Beach, NY also known as The Bronx Riviera. The real reason is that it is next to our headquarters on City Island - A Slice of New York City Paradise.  https://www.nycgo.com/venues/orchard-beach/

However, there are so many affordable places to visit during your next USA Staycation. The other top ones are in TX, FL, and MS

Monday Mourning

Submitted by ub on Mon, 07/05/2021 - 10:11

I like to call City Island - A Slice of NYC Paradise because it is a quaint peaceful place on the most northeastern point of New York City.

After I moved here a couple of decades ago I learned that this sleepy seaside village is the complete opposite of of Manhattan’s hustle and bustle. However, on Holidays, including July Fourth, City Island Avenue, which is the main strip crossing the mile-long tiny island, becomes a parking lot with folks celebrating at our many restaurants. Then, add the fireworks-worshiping neighbors and last night wasn’t fit for man nor beast.

Love Me Do

Submitted by ub on Thu, 07/01/2021 - 14:12

The smash-hit song "Love Me Do" was the debut single by the English rock band the Beatles, backed by "P.S. I Love You".

When the single was originally released in the United Kingdom on 5 October 1962, it peaked at number 17. It was released in the United States in 1964, where it became a number one hit.

The song was written several years before it was recorded, and prior to the existence of the Beatles.

Released on: 1995-11-20 Producer: George Martin Composer Lyricist: John Lennon Composer Lyricist: Paul McCartney