No Trailers Before “Interstellar” In IMAX, But…

My ticket for "Interstellar" in IMAX

My ticket for “Interstellar” in IMAX

One of my best friends for the past 14-plus years and I have developed a tradition for our birthdays. One treats the other to a meal and a movie. Well, on Tuesday, we celebrated his birthday with “Interstellar” in IMAX 70MM film! Continue reading

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Review: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – “Babel”

babel032Chief O’Brien is being worked to the bone as myriad problems keep popping up aboard Deep Space Nine. Continue reading

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Reviews: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – “Past Prologue” and “A Man Alone”

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“Space, the final…” Wait a minute! DS9 doesn’t have a narrated introduction! Welcome back to my watching of the entirety of Star Trek’s second live-action spinoff. Continue reading

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Review: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – “Emissary”

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Anyone who knows me well knows I’m a huge Star Trek fan. But my Star Trek was “Star Trek: The Next Generation” along with the movies and the reruns of the original series. I started watching “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” when it began in 1993, but keeping up with a television show wasn’t as easy back then. If you couldn’t watch an episode as it aired and forgot to tape it (yes, actual videotape), you might miss a key piece of the story. In the end, I stopped watching several seasons in and never got to see the whole thing. Continue reading

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Skipping Halloween For The New York Philharmonic

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On Friday night, October 31, I skipped Halloween and instead went to the New York Philharmonic (seen in the above photo during the standing ovation at the end of the first half). Continue reading

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Last Day For Guastavino Exhibit At Museum Of The City Of New York

The Oyster Bar at Grand Central Terminal. Photo by Michael Freeman, courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York.

The Oyster Bar at Grand Central Terminal. Photo by Michael Freeman, courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York.

New York City wouldn’t be the same without vaulted tile ceiling master Rafael Guastavino, Sr. and his son Rafael Jr. That partnership has been, since March, the subject of the exhibit “Palaces for the People” at the Museum of the City of New York. Continue reading

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Catching Up: Judge Hears Jim’s Shoe Repair Case, Astoria Cove at City Planning, Apthorp Getting Topper, and Williamsburg Preschool

weekwrap20140813I’m a little behind on my updates. So, here are my latest stories for Curbed NY. Continue reading

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