Monthly Archives: "May 2014"

BROOKE SHIELDS On May 31st, 1965: Actress Brooke Shields was born in NYC. Shields was a child model, but became a star when she appeared in the controversial film Pretty Baby, where she played a child prostitute....

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ONE FINAL NAME CHANGE On May 30, 1879: After the death of Commodore Vanderbilt, who owned the site, his grandson William Kissam Vanderbilt took back control of what was then known as “Gilmore’s Garden,” and renamed...

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May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments Back in the Day: Summonses

The other day I was driving to pick up my daughter from school. She is a freshman at the Frank Sinatra School of Performing Arts. It is a wonderful school, but its’ located in Astoria...

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“When someone is mean to me, I just make them a victim in my next book.” — Mary Higgins Clark   Revenge is a dish better served sang froid. Then there’s Revenge, the TV series loosely...

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CARMELO ANTHONY On May 29, 1984: Carmelo Anthony was born in Red Hook, Brooklyn. After moving to Baltimore at age eight, Anthony honed his basketball skills, and played for Syracuse University, the Denver Nuggets, and currently...

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