Big Apple Buzz

Big Apple Buzz

By Flo Anthony   In celebration of International Women’s Day, TURKOFAMWERICA hosted a lovely gals evening and awards ceremony at the Marriott Marquis honoring the accomplishments of the 30 most influential Turkish American women for the first time. The includes extraordinary entrepreneurs and visionary CEOS, celebrity role models and pioneer philanthropists who are transforming the…

Fire Island Dance Festival

Fire Island Dance Festival   Plan ahead to the summer (July 15-17) for the Fire Island Dance Festival that’ll feature some of the country’s top contemporary, modern and ballet companies. The festival will benefit Dancers Responding to Aids, in conjunction with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids.   Tickets are now available and go fast. Check out…

even hotel

POSH Hotel Uses Recycled Material

The Times Square EVEN Hotel greets guests with a nature-induced setting that features recycled and local materials that include wood textured walls, grey stone ceramic tiles and cork floors. At check-in guests view a glass enclosed wall that resembles the interior cross-section of the planet Earth. Gabion walls and 15-foot stone columns are displayed throughout…

Theater/Dining Combo

Theater/Dining Combo   Tevye packed up all his belongings at the end of Fiddler on the Roof and headed to New York. Now we know where he landed. The Rock Center Café has teamed up with the revival of the iconic play to offer a Fiddler Feast for theater-goers.   This is the third incarnation…

New York Politics

There’s little doubt that Mayor Bill DeBlasio is one of the more socially concerned chief executives, including David Dinkins, that the Big Apple has seen in decades. Some of his recent moves have raised a few eyebrows and led people to question what is going on.   There was his effort to kill of the…

Books: The Reform Artists

How many men have gone into court fighting a divorce action or seeking custody of their children only to find out that the legal system is stacked against them? For many years courts were prone to award virtually everything to the wife, or so it seemed. Men felt they had little chance in Family Court…

Les Miz

Les Miz

  A personal favorite, Les Miz, says it holds the title for the world’s longest running musical. Here again we have a situation where the third coming of this wonderful musical matches the original. The first revival never quite cut the mustard. Scenery was minimal and the staging was skimpy.   The current rendition fully…