September 11, 2011

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A Decade Later: Prospect Park Tennis Center Remembers 9/11

Ten years later New York is still rebuilding, the Pentagon has been repaired, and those lives that were lost are still remembered. 9/11/2001 was a dark day in history. I’ve only read about, or seen kamikaze missions in movies, but, never would I have expected to see something of that nature in real life. Some […]

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September 7, 2011

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Dire State of Hip Hop!!!

Today, the hip hop world is buzzing, some of you may have already heard Lil’ Wayne’s ‘The Carter IV’ album has out sold ‘Watch The Throne’, regarding sales in the first week. Those that are fans of Lil Wayne’s are treating this like a big victory for the rapper. This is not the first time Lil’ Wayne’s […]

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August 29, 2011

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2011 VMA’s

Lady Gaga opened the MTV Video Music Awards with a monologue mocking one of her exes. I’m not a fan of Gaga’s, but I thought that idea was genius. The big news of the show was Beyonce announcing that she’s pregnant. I guess Jay-Z was foreshadowing a little bit in the song ‘New Day’ off the ‘Watch the Throne’ album, when he […]

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July 23, 2011

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Poor Judgement in Parenting pt.2

I can recall when I was around Leiby’s age, and my father who could be accused of poor judgment at times, attempted to let me ride the bus home alone from basketball practice. He told me that he would not be accompanying me, and he needed pick something up at a different location. The bus route […]

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July 20, 2011

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Shaving Cream Creates Slapstick in the Courtroom

For those who are not familiar with the story by now Rupert Murdoch, is in court on behalf of his company News Corp, their tabloid newspaper News of the World, is in serious hot water for hacking into 13 year-old Milly Dowler’s cell phone.  Dowler went missing on her way home from school in March of 2002.  Six months later she was found dead 25 […]

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July 19, 2011

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Mayor Bloomberg, Wow!!! Did He Just Say That???

Last night, I was watching NY1 and their story on Mayor Bloomberg visiting the family of  Leiby Kletzky, the eight year-old boy who was kidnapped and murdered by Levi Aron. I commend Mayor Bloomberg for going to speak to the family, but something he said while addressing the media didn’t quite sit well with me. If you watch the video, […]

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July 17, 2011

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Destiny for Japan, FIFA Women’s World Cup Champions!!!

The 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup Finals was set for a match between Japan, who were the sentimental favorites as the country continues to recover from devastation after an earthquake in March, against the U.S., who were the overall favorites to win.  In the first period, the U.S. had at least half-dozen opportunities to knock in the first goal of […]

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July 14, 2011

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Poor Judgement in Parenting pt.1

After the world was shocked by the verdict of the Casey Anthony trial, on July 12th, a child was reported missing in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park. Eight year-old Leiby Kletzky, was speculated to have suffered from autism. Kletzky lost his sense of direction and misjudged his route home from day camp. He was supposed to meet his mother a […]

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July 11, 2011

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Michele Bachmann WTF!!!??? Are You Serious???

It’s 2011, and still we have politicians that continue to make insensitive remarks about other human beings. The statement by Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann was not only irresponsible coming from a public figure, but this is the second time this year controversy has been created regarding the African-American family. During Black History Month, Life Always, an anti-abortion group displayed a giant billboard in SoHo, […]

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