5/24/18 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK 5/24- 5/31: Art, Dance, Film, Music, Theatre … And More

Memorial Day is here!  The weather is finally getting warm, people are out and city is abounding with activity “24- 7- 365”. We have art celebrating popular culture in Harlem. Dance in Midtown and love is in full bloom on Staten Island. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

5/29/17 O&A NYC FOOD: Cooler Shrimp Boil- Quick and Easy For Rainy Memorial Day Indoor Picnic

Rain doesn’t have to end your Memorial Day picnic plans and the Cooler Shrimp Boil is an easy way to add to a festive indoor event.  Continue reading

5/25/17 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY MEMORIAL DAY Tribute: Whitney Houston- Star Spangled Banner

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Whitney Houston’s rendition of the Star Spangled Banner before the 1991 Super Bowl XXV in Tampa ranks among the most memorable of all-time. Houston’s talent and worldwide popularity due to the release of the film The Bodyguard buoyed the nation patriotism just after the onset of the Persian Gulf War. Released as a single (and re-released after the September 11th terrorist attacks) Houston donated all proceeds to charity. Continue reading

5/30/16 O&A NYC MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE: Whitney Houston- Star Spangled Banner

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Whitney Houston rendition of the Star Spangled Banner before the 1991 Super Bowl XXV in Tampa ranks among the most memorable of all-time. Houston’s talent and worldwide popularity due to the release of the film The Bodyguard buoyed the nation patriotism just after the onset of the Persian Gulf War. Released as a single (and re-released after the September 11th terrorist attacks) Houston donated all proceeds to charity. Continue reading

Hollywood Monday: The Great Dictator- A Memorial Day Tribute

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We chose this film clip to honor the brave men and women in our Armed Services. It is also a reminder that restraint and the wisdom to avoid a rush to judgement/violence makes us truly strong. War should always be the last and most regrettable option. Maybe if the Three Stooges, George, Dick and Donald (that’s George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld) had remembered this movie 4,486 American soldiers would still be alive and 32,226 others would not have been maimed or wounded in an unnecessary war. They paid the ultimate sacrifice because of WMD – Words of Mass Deception. Continue reading