Monthly Archives: "June 2014"

We’re eating… Dairy Queen Just in time to ruin that summer body you’ve been working on, Manhattan has its very first Dairy Queen. If the heat and humidity of the summer months has you missing...

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THE BADDEST MAN ON THE PLANET On June 30, 1966: International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee Mike Tyson was born in Brooklyn. Tyson made his boxing debut at only 18 years old, and went on to have...

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Summer is the best time for music festivals, street fairs, rooftops, BBQs, and road trips…and I love a good music festival. So, I’ve been making the time to go to more of them, and for...

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SWEENEY TODD CLOSES On June 29, 1980: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street closed after 557 performances. The original cast featured Len Cariou as the title figure, as well as Angela Lansbury. The musical was...

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June 28, 2014 | 0 Comments Artbeat: Million Dollar Fat Ladies

Why do painting and sculpture of fat women, valued in the millions, sit in the homes of art collectors whose skinny wives push around a piece of salmon sashimi and call it dinner for fear...

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