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Entertainment

Top Ten DVD List for January 26, 2016

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for January 26, 2015                    Downton Abbey: Season Six http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B014E1TJV6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 A Brilliant Young Mind http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0159OSRNI/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Naz & … [Read More its Good for You.....]

Books

THE AFRICAN AMERICAN CHILDREN’S BOOK FAIR

THE AFRICAN AMERICAN CHILDREN’S BOOK FAIR   The 24th Annual African American Children's Book Fair will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2016, from 1-3 p.m., at Community College of Philadelphia, 17th and Spring Garden streets, Philadelphia, Pa. The event is free and open to the public.   The African American Children's Book Fair is one of the oldest and largest single-day events for African-American children's books in the … [Read More its Good for You...]

Art

More Than a Score

  ACRONYM TO FOLLOW by Peter Brav   Finally Our Day has come There’s a Day for everything For doughnuts, siblings, eight track tapes Grilled cheese, daughters and sons to work Encouragement, Alzheimer’s Coffee, math, chewing gum Blasphemy, yo-yos And now finally One for us Truly a Day to celebrate National Don’t Shoot An Unarmed Brother Doctor King Not Seeing Progress George Orwell Laughing It Is So About the … [Read More its Good For You...]

Real Estate

Real Estate Appraiser Numbers Keep Falling

    Real Estate Appraiser Numbers Keep Falling By Burt Carey When the housing bubble burst in 2008, lawmakers, bankers and mortgage company executives collectively pointed fingers at each other and at real estate appraisers. In response, Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Protection Act of 2010, which limited direct contact between mortgage companies and appraisers, and put in place sweeping procedural … [Read More its Good for You.....]

Lifestyle

Fifty Shades of Marlon!

  Marlon Wayans The “Fifty Shades of Black ” Interview with Kam Williams Fifty Shades of Marlon!   Marlon Wayans is a true multi-hyphenate: an actor/producer, comedian, writer and film director. His films have grossed more than $750 million in domestic box office, an average of nearly $50 million per outing. As a stand-up comedian, Marlon sells out theaters and clubs alike, nationwide. On the feature film … [Read More its Good for You...]

Outdoors

Take a Closer Look at Electric Outboards

  Take a Closer Look at Electric Outboards by Ted Lund The next time you're in Austin, Texas and you see a traditional looking paddle-wheeler winding its way around scenic Lady Bird Lake, a gas-restricted reservoir on the Colorado River in Austin, Texas, you might want to take a closer look. Things might not always be what they seem. What looks like a 100-year-old vessel from a bygone era is actually a state-of-the-art, … [Read More its Good for You...]

Sports

Manning vs. Newton: Super Bowl 50’s QBs Side By Side

  Manning vs. Newton: Super Bowl 50’s QBs Side By Side By Burt Carey They both stand 6’5” and love to throw the football. And there’s where the comparisons begin and end for the starting quarterbacks in Super Bowl 50. Peyton Manning, at age 39, is the Denver Broncos storied grand old man signal caller, a veteran of 18 seasons and holder of a passer rating that has slipped nearly 60 points in the last decade. The 26-year-old … [Read More its Good for You...]

Business

Home Prices and Sales Increase in December

  Home Prices and Sales Increase in December By Burt Carey Home sales and prices in the U.S. recovered in December following November sales that had analysts concerned about a possible slowing economy. The National Association of Realtors reported a 14.7 percent jump in existing home sales in December, putting the country on pace to see 5.46 million homes sold in 2015. Just a month earlier, the NAR had reported a serious decline … [Read More its Good for You...]

Travel

Where to Find Great Deals on Over-the-Water Bungalows

  Where to Find Great Deals on Over-the-Water Bungalows By Burt Carey With gently rolling salty waves rolling just below and panoramic ocean views that take your breath away, a bungalow perched over the water could be just the type of vacation you’ve been looking for. Such a vacation doesn’t have to be only for the rich and famous. There are deals to be had in locations all across the globe. In the Maldives, for example, and … [Read More its Good for You...]

Green Living

Keeping Green Thumbs Busy in the Wintertime

  Keeping Green Thumbs Busy in the Wintertime by Amy Lignor   As the East Coast stares at the remnants of the horrific winter storm that just passed through, there are a lot of people sitting inside wishing that the record snowfall would fade so the green world would come back to play. Gardeners, real hobbyists that love to raise plants and watch them grow, know that their own “green thumb” doesn’t have to disappear just … [Read More its Good for You...]