NOVEMBER 1, 2014 4:05PM

ALONG CAME BENNY: The Second Chance Dog

 

 

Benny shortly after rescue

We entered the dark apartment, shades drawn against the bright spring day outside. In the dimness, a strong stale smell assaulted us. My young son, David, 12 years old,  and I were there to get Benny, a 10-year-old Shih Tzu, whoseRead full post »

OCTOBER 10, 2014 2:18PM

PRAYER FOR YOU AND YOUR RESCUED DOG

Illustration by Santiago Germano

ILLUSTRATION BY

SANTIAGO GERMANO 

 

A PRAYER to the CREATOR FROM BOTH OF US
Our hearts are full with the blessing of this inexplicable precious life.
You grant us Dog years that flow like a raging current.
Dog years to remind us how time nips at our heels and thatRead full post »
OCTOBER 10, 2014 1:52PM

PRAYER FOR YOU AND YOUR RESCUED DOG

JUNE 2, 2014 9:18AM

On the Beach with the Girls

I can't tell you how pleased I am that these beautiful ladies got together to show the world what real women, beautiful women look like. Our country is filled with natural confident women whose bodies shouldn't be shamed.

 

Plus-size swimwear company Swimsuits For All set out to prove that

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AND FORGET ABOUT BRINGING BLACKS TO

A BASKETBALL GAME..

White Surfer's SocietyIt's bad enough that an NBA franchise owner has the audacity to admonish his mixed race "friend" not to bring blacks to the game with her, or post photos of Magic Johnson on her f#$#g Instagram.  And that this man,… Read full post »

MARCH 5, 2014 11:57AM

Kim Novak-The Face of Hollywood


When Kim Novak walked onto the stage at this year's Academy Awards, you could almost hear the hearts breaking. Here was a lady whose once beautiful face graced the screen in fantastic movies as "Vertigo" and "Pal Joey." 
This once ravishing face had been ravaged. Not by time, but… Read full post »
DECEMBER 29, 2013 6:18PM

AMY ADAMS' ANACHRONISTIC ARMS, ETC.

Trying too Hard

 Christian Bale's bloated belly rises like a hairy beached whale in the opening shot  of "American Hustle"---the new David O. Russell, tribute to the 1970's in all its glittery glory and sheik-y shakedowns. Bale's abdomen is classic, timeless and an anatomic symbol of the movie's th… Read full post »

Here Lies the Body of a Boy Named TrayvonThe Body of Trayvon

Why Can't We All Just Get Along?The Face of Rodney King

 

We have heard all the words and listened to the scratchy sounds of frantic voices calling for help. To whom did that voice belong? My son, both mothers said. It was my son was calling for help.

We have read the… Read full post »

MAY 21, 2013 4:40PM

The Bodega Cat

Here Lies A Dying Breed

Bodegas are losing ground in New York City, and with them the beloved Bodega Cat. Not to get all sappy about cats--that would be sentimental suicide--but I've always liked seeing these lazy, enigmatic masters of the deli world. They live in the shadows of Swiss cheese and pastrami displays; t… Read full post »

Temptation           

BY PATRICIA LAWLER KENET

 

For months, business pundits have been analyzing the value and viability of Groupon—the on-line coupon dealer. A sagging global economy andRead full post »

Editor’s Pick
MARCH 25, 2011 1:35PM

SPRING CLEANING- TEDDY BEARS AND CHEMO

The SweatshirtWhen I sold my deceased parents’ small rowhome in Philadelphia and moved to New York 22 years ago, I took very little with me for two reasons---one, I didn’t have much worth taking and two, I had little space available to fill my new life. My husband and I wereRead full post »

When I sold my deceased parents’ small rowhome in Philadelphia and moved to New York 22 years ago, I took very little with me for two reasons---one, I didn’t have much worth taking and two, I had little space available to fill my new life. My husband and I were beginningRead full post »