Tag: NYC Tastemakers

Luis Rubiales, Spanish soccer boss, refuses to resign following unwanted kiss on player

Luis Rubiales, Spanish soccer boss, refuses to resign following unwanted kiss on player

The President of the Royal Spanish Football Federation, Luis Rubiales, has refused to back down from his position amidst mounting criticism. The embattled chief has been at the center of a storm following an incident during the Women’s World Cup celebration.

DJ Doo Wop: How a student of the game became a legend

DJ Doo Wop: How a student of the game became a legend

Shortly after this interview, I observed a car with a gentleman ( seemingly in his mid 40s) playing what sounded like it could’ve been some mid to late 90s hip hop.  This was the stuff I grew up on, albeit reluctantly.  Gospel was the state/household enforcement musical diet; and when nighttime came, I scoured early […]

Don’t miss the blockbuster middleweight match between undefeated Champ Edgar Berlanga vs Jason Quigley Sat June 24th at Madison Square Garden!

Don’t miss the blockbuster middleweight match between undefeated Champ Edgar Berlanga vs Jason Quigley Sat June 24th at Madison Square Garden!

Undefeated 20-0 NABO-WBO Super middleweight boxing champ, Edgar Berlanga returns to the ring for a highly anticipated bout against 20-2 Irish juggernaut, Jason Quigley on Saturday, June 24th at Madison Square Garden! The road to boxing stardom and financial freedom has been a long one for Berlanga.  Starting at the tender age of 7, it […]

Ray Negron: 50 years bridging the gap between the Yankees and the community

Ray Negron: 50 years bridging the gap between the Yankees and the community

The word “Humanitarian” can often be an incredibly lofty word.  It gets tacked on the end of 3 or 4 more titles.  Almost everyone knows what it means but it’s amorphis, hazy, a throwaway.  I’m not going to insult Mr. Negron with a throwaway word you put behind “actor” “author” “celebrity”.  The larger issue would […]

Tyson Beckford: Jamaica’s crown jewel shares some gems of wisdom

Tyson Beckford: Jamaica’s crown jewel shares some gems of wisdom

In journalism, I’ve always felt this sense that there is a hands off decorum in the interview process: The subject is there. I am here.  My questions are a bridge between us; but, really, there’s less of a camaraderie and more of an air of a research facility.  I’m just gathering data. Tyson Beckford, the […]

Carlos Alcaraz Wins US Open & Becomes Youngest World Number 1 in Men’s Tennis

Carlos Alcaraz Wins US Open & Becomes Youngest World Number 1 in Men’s Tennis

At just 19 years, Carlos Alcaraz’s win over Casper Ruud in New York on Sunday landed him the title of youngest world number one in men’s tennis history. Alcaraz beat Ruud 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (1), 6-3 for the trophy at Flushing Meadows and a rediscovery of joy for tennis.

Russian Troops Retreat as Ukraine Gains Momentum

Russian Troops Retreat as Ukraine Gains Momentum

As the war in Ukraine surpasses the 200-day mark, Ukraine has made long-awaited counteroffensives forcing Russian troops to flee from Ukraine’s Kharkiv area. Ukraine’s retaliation began in late August, focusing on the Southern region of Kherson. When Moscow redirected troops there, Ukraine made effective counteroffensive actions near Kharkiv in the northeast.

Harry Styles Talks Acting and Music at Venice International Film Festival

Harry Styles Talks Acting and Music at Venice International Film Festival

Oliva Wilde’s highly anticipated film, “Don’t Worry Darling,” will be released to the public in theatres on September 23. The psychological thriller stars Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Gemma Chan, KiKi Layne, Nick Kroll, Chris Pine, and director Olivia Wilde. “Don’t Worry Darling,” popularly known as “DWD,” surrounds an “unhappy housewife in the 1950s [who] discovers a disturbing truth, while her loving husband hides a dark secret,” according to Deadline.

Memphis Runner Eliza Fletcher Confirmed Dead 

Memphis Runner Eliza Fletcher Confirmed Dead 

A Memphis Junior Kindergarten teacher, Eliza “Liza” Fletcher, was last seen on a run around 4:20 AM near the University of Memphis campus on Friday, September 2. Fletcher was reported missing when she did not return home and officers arrived at the scene around 7 AM.

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