Daily Archives: November 3, 2009

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

“This is your garden…”

Midler opens Highbridge garden
Last Updated: 3:30 PM, November 3, 2009
Posted: 3:30 PM, November 3, 2009

Broadway legend Bette Midler and Target opened an elegant community garden off Woodycrest Avenue in Highbridge on Tuesday, October 6.

The Target Bronx Community Garden, built and owned by the New York Restoration Project (NYRP), boasts raised vegetable beds and an outdoor kitchen, and is steps from the house where eight children died in a fire two years ago.

Highbridge residents who attended the celebration described it as a sliver of beauty in a neighborhood desperate for change. Read More

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Two New Polls Up…

Two new polls are up!!!!

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Hulaween Raises Almost 2 Million So Far…

As for now, Hulaween has raised approximately 2 million dollars for NYRP and this is not counting the online auction which ends 11/13 at Charity Folks. So everybody check that out now while you can.

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Music legend Norton Buffalo (“The Rose”) dies

Music legend Norton Buffalo dies
Former Valley musician Norton Buffalo died Friday after a short illness.
Harmonica virtuoso
By James Marshall Berry
Published: Mon 11/2 6 PM

Sonoma Valley lost one of its favorite sons on Friday, Oct. 30, when music legend and harmonica virtuoso Norton Buffalo passed away after a brief bout with cancer. According to Michael Hinton, a friend and music associate since 1973, Buffalo was surrounded by family and friends when he slipped into a coma and passed away, with his wife, Lisa Flores, by his side. Read More

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Tear Jerkers For Our Times

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Tear-Jerker Movies
02-11-2009 14:19

Over the years a whole host of movies have had the power to make us cry but it’s the movies that make s cry time and time again that really pack the punch.

And it looks like Bright Star, which stars Abbie Cornish and Ben Whishaw, might just be another to add to the collection.

Directed by Jane Campion the movie is based on the three-year romance between 19th century poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne, which was cut short by Keats’ untimely death at age 25. Read More

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