DANCE THROUGH HISTORY

Dance through history . . . Dancin’ feet! Do you know the latest dance? Bet you would if you could . . . dance. “Tom,” I said, “For my birthday, come on, dance with me.” Now that we got ourselves onto the dance floor, I began to wonder about the history of ballroom...
WHAT’S BETTER THAN 1ST PLACE?

WHAT’S BETTER THAN 1ST PLACE?

Welcome to Junior’s! Hail a taxicab anywhere in New York City and tell the driver, “Take me to the best cheesecake in New York.” Odds are you will end up at the corner of Flatbush and DeKalb Avenues in Brooklyn, at Juniors. Junior’s landmark...
BALLROOM COMPETITION

BALLROOM COMPETITION

Competition begins in Kindergarten:   Where you compete in jump rope, remember double dutch? Relay races, finger painting pictures for the teachers to tack to the bulletin boards. In third grade you compete in spelling bees, in high school you compete in basketball,...

CONEY ISLAND & INDIGO SKY

I have so much going on, there’s barely time to breathe. My Coney Island art project, past and present, is finally installed, and can be viewed until September 30th. The reception, sponsored by Investmark, will include a book signing of my newly released novel,...

BACHATA: A LATIN RHYTHM DANCE

Bachata musicians and dancers have overcome many struggles over the course of the genre’s often overlooked history. Dance, all kinds, always fun, challenging and curious. Where did it all come from? All the dances have history, but I was curious recently, when I was...

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