There’s nothing like the energy of watching a game, match, or fight at a sports bar. The tension between fans of different teams and players, the endless amount of food, and, of course, the ability to drink offers a great experience for all (unless your team is losing). But to be perfectly truthful, a lot […]
Day: July 14, 2021
In an interview that took place on her birthday, radio personality and voiceover artist Jewelz López sat down with NYC Tastemakers to speak on her career, her life, and confronting a health barrier.
It has been a truly remarkable year for actor and comedian Kenan Thompson. He just came off of his eighteenth year on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ his new sitcom ‘Kenan’ premiered on NBC with a stellar first season, and he is being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as a part of the Class of 2022. Now, adding on to all of those other accomplishments, Thompson has been nominated for two Emmy Awards!
Over the course of my four years in high school English classes, I had to read many Shakespeare plays. While I knew that Shakespeare was a renowned playwright and poet, I never enjoyed reading his plays in school — I found them confusing and largely irrelevant to modern life. However, in college, after taking a class devoted to reading eight of his plays over the course of nine weeks, I completely changed my mind.
Tuesday night was the 2021 MLB All Star Game, which aired on Fox. 40 of the best players in the entire game of baseball gave the fans in attendance, and those watching at home, an entertaining game, and a matchup that was won by the American League in a score of 5-2. The game saw 20 of the best players in the American League face off against the 20 best players from the National League. For the eighth straight year, the American League came out victorious, and Vladimir Guerrero Jr., of the Toronto Blue Jays, was given the distinct honor of All-Star Game MVP.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans to ban anyone who is guilty of online racist abuse after members of England’s national soccer team were targeted following their loss in the European Champion Final. The online abuse for the three British players, Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, and Bukayo Saka, after they had failed to score in the penalty shootout at the end of the game, went viral on the internet.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, who is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), has stated that the United States government will not advise fully vaccinated Americans to receive a booster of their coronavirus vaccine. Based on the present available data, Dr. Fauci said that a booster shot is currently unnecessary.
Singer-songwriter Halsey just released the trailer for If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power, an hour-long IMAX film written and starring the singer herself and will feature music from her upcoming album of the same name.
CBS New York has reported that New York City Restaurant Week is making a comeback — one that will last for over a month. Restaurant Week is back, and it will occur over the course of five weeks from July 19 to Aug. 22.
On July 12, the New York City Mayor’s Office announced on Twitter that “NYC Restaurant Week is back and this time it’s 5 weeks long! More than 500 restaurants across all 5 boroughs are participating from July 19 to August 22.”
Many young voters and voting rights activists in Texas gathered at the Texas Capitol building this weekend to protest against restrictive new voting laws in the state. Several organizations were pre-sent at the protest, including MOVE Texas, Common Cause Texas, Texas Rising, Voto Latino, Jolt Action, ACLU of Texas, and the Texas Civil Rights Project.
On Tuesday morning, the nominations for the 2021 Emmys were announced. Here are some of the highlights from the nominations. Netflix’s The Crown and Disney’s The Mandalorian lead the nominations with 24 each. Marvel’s WandaVision received 23 nominations and Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale scored 21.