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American Weirdness: Bringing It All Back Home – Indiana

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
by on Living Around

My child-hood home I see again, And gladden with the view; And still as mem’ries crowd my brain, There’s sadness in it too– O memory!

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Satchmo at the Waldorf – Come Meet Louis

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
by on Playing Around

When Louis (he prefers that you pronounce the s) Armstrong, aka John Douglas Thompson, hobbles into his dressing room in The Waldorf Astoria, coughing and

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Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill – A Tour de Force

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
by on Playing Around

“I always knew I could sing ‘cause I did sing, but I did it for my own pleasure or for mama- until I had to…”

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Prelude to New Orleans

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
by on Living Around

A metropolis like none other, New Orleans is affectionately referred to by many as N’awlins, a thriving port city that has bustled since 1718; however,

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Old School Brooklyn Goes to the Head of the Class

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
by on Dining Around

Stepping into Carroll Gardens’ newest restaurant, Old School Brooklyn, is like stepping into your grandmother’s parlor. The mix of dark and light wood, tan wallpaper,

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