Sunday, September 26, 2010

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Friday, September 24, 2010

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DUMBO Arts Festival | Brooklyn 2010

 

 

BIGGEST ART FESTIVAL EACH YEAR!!!

MAKE SURE YOU'RE THERE. 

 

IT'S FREE


I was considering posting some of the main events, but there are just too many so check out the site the vendors, classes, and shows. 

 

SEE YOU THERE! 

 

 

 


DIRECTIONS:
 
45 Main Street, Suite 411 Brooklyn NY  718-488-8588
TAKE THE (A) (C) TRAIN TO HIGH ST.
GET OFF AND FOLLOW THE CROWD TO MAIN STREET
or 
TAKE (2) (3) TRAIN TO CLARK STREET
(F) TRAIN TO YORK STREET AND FOLLOW THE CROWD

HOLY FRINGE!


I'm in such a good mood. All my favorite shows are back in full swing.  Can't wait to see what's the big event, on, "The EVENT." Anyway, I was itching all day today, like a crack fiend. I just couldn't wait to sit back with good local sushi and watch the fall premier of, Fringe - Olivia: Season 3 episode 1. This was a pretty good "fall" starter. Although I was hoping in this episode Olivia got back safely to her universe and kicked the holy crap out of Evil Olivia. Such is not possible. This is Fringe we're talking about. 

OK, we're in an alternate universe and there are so many little differences "over there."  Here are the things I've noticed.


 1.

Blimps are still used for Travel.

2.

Manhattan is spelled "Manhatan."

3.

John F. Kennedy LIVES! radio announcement.
4.

Cats the Broadway play is called Dogs; Ad on Top of the Cabby.

5.

Everyone must use an ID called "Show Me" to use vechicles and so forth.

6.

 Exxon is called Shexxon gas station.

7.

They are daily flights to the moon; Glatterflug.

8.

The statue of Liberty is still Copper or maybe it's gold.

9.

The Bicycle hasn't changed much from it orginal design.

10.

Amber Gases are clean ups to Fringe Investigation.

11.

US Postal Service is called the US "Mail" Service.

13.

Martin Luther King and Eldridge Cleaver of the Black Panthers joined forces and had a dream, "We have a Dream." A memorial park was built in their honor.



 *It's not a differences, but Snaps to STAR WARS, it ain't going nowhere. Liv Dunham's cab driver calls her memory skills a jedi mind trick.


LET ME KNOW IF YOU FIND ANY MORE DIFFERENCES.

Please Enjoy!




FRINGE - OLIVIA 
Season 3 Episode 1


THE EVENT - I HAVEN'T TOLD YOU EVERYTHING
Season 1 Episode 1

The New Polygamist Stars of Late Night TV

SISTER WIVES

Polygamy has a new home on TLC.
I don't know about anyone else, but I'm interested in finding out why any women would want to be apart of such an arrangement. The tv show is based on The Brown Family. The husband/father, Kody Brown is a modern day polygamist. He lives is Utah with his three wives (Meri, Janelle and Kristine) soon to be four and many children.  The Browns lives in a three family house that is divvied up amongst the three wives and children.  I would love to know what Kody does for a living. Maintaining such a a large house hold has got to be draining on on a man's pockets. Luckily for Kody he has a new found income with the producers of TLC.

 PREMIERES SUNDAY, SEPT. 26 @ 10/9c.



Wednesday, September 22, 2010

BADASSSS JEWELRY

I love jewelry; modern, antiques, fine and handmade. If you're the type of person who goes jewelry shopping during your lunch break and delights in wearable art. Take a look at these handmade pieces.



Lunaversoul 2009 Collection







http://www.zayunubydesign.com/







I came across this video accidentially and just thought I'd share.

Price $19.99

The Souls of Black Girls

"The Souls of Black Girls is a provocative news documentary that takes a critical look at media images-how they are instituted, established and controlled. The documentary also examines the relationship between the historical and existing media images of women of color and raises the question of whether they may be suffering from a self-image disorder as a result of trying to attain the standards of beauty that are celebrated in media images."

Free Career Training in New York City

Money is scares these days. There are tons of americans looking for alterative ways to increase income into their now empty pockets. 
 NO ONE WANTS TO SPEND MONEY!
So here are some FREE job training programs/centers that may help benefit you.

NORTH BROOKLYN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
148-50 Huron Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222
718.389.9044
An employment referral service. Bring ID, Social Security card and resume job referral. Also offers tenant-landlord housing advice. FREE.

CENTER FOR FAMILY LIFE EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
443 39th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232
718.633.4823
Provides employment counseling, job skills training, ESOL classes and financial counseling for Sunset Park residents. Ages 21 and older. FREE



THE NEW YORK OFFICE OF ADULT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION (OACE)
http://www.adultednyc.org/
Brooklyn Adult Learing Center
475 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216
718.638.2635

Provides job training in electronics, clerical work, computers, medical billing and coding, nursing, equipment repair and more.

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL AND DEVELOPING EDUCATION WELFARE TO CAREERS
www.mec.cuny.edu/spcd/ccpi/wtc.asp
1534 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216
718.804.8809 or 718.804.8805

Offers counseling, tutoring and job placement. To qualify for FREE two- or four year tuition, you must be the parent or guardian of a minor child, pregnant, or paying child support, and your income must be less than 200 percent of the poverty level. Must be referred by the housing Redevelopment Authority (HRA).

FIRST SOURCE STAFFING
Placement services for temporary , part time and full time position with educational and skill building resources. Resume review required. by appoinment only. FREE








THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK -
BROOKLYN EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY CENTER

www.brx.eoc.suny.edu/about.html
This center is one of 10 in the state that is funded by the government in order to provide tuition-free job training to underprivileged New Yorkers. Training that is provided includes Occupational/Technical Prep, College Prep/GED and Basic Education. The center was established in 1985 and is located in Bathgate Industrial Park.
1666 Bathgate, between 172nd and 173rd Streets






CONSORTIUM FOR WORKER EDUCATION


www.cwe.org/about.php

The Consortium for Worker Education is a non-profit group providing over 60,000 New Yorkers with free education and job training programs to further their possible career opportunities. The Consortium offers a variety of NYC job training programs, from Basic Education, Computer Literacy, and Building Trades to English as a Second Language. The group also runs a full training center in Long Island City, Queens that offers Culinary and Artisan baking classes.

275 Seventh Ave., 18th Floor, Manhattan





VOCATIONAL FOUNDATION. INC.

http://www.vfinyc.org/index.php?option=com_
content&task=view&id=13&Itemid=42
Started 1936, this foundation trains young adults for career preparation (Men and Women ages 17-20; Young Fathers ages 22-30). Offering free job training in New York City, career counseling, job placement and work retention services. Passionate staff that cares about students in the long term and help with career advancement programs. Located in the heart of the financial district.

52 Broadway, 6th Floor, Manhattan




NONTRADITIONAL EMPLOYMENT FOR WOMEN
www.new-nyc.org
What you learn: Gain skills in electrical work through a combination of classroom training and hands-on practice. Graduates receive a basic tool kit, including gloves and goggles, an OSHA health and safety certificate, job leads, continued free access to NEW’s computer facilities and a social worker. Grads earn between $10 to $17 per hour their first year, but can reach $45 per hour after completing an apprenticeship.

Length of class: Five days a week for six weeks, or six weeks during the evenings and on Saturdays. Courses begin every four to six weeks.

Requirements: You must have a high-school diploma or GED and be over 18 and suited to physically demanding work, including heavy lifting. Bring pencils and notepads to class, and wear work boots and comfortable jeans. Call to make an appointment to attend a three-hour information session. Complete the application paperwork and, if you’re found to be eligible, attend an interview with a NEW recruiter.


YWCA OF NEW YORK CITY
The YWCA gives women the opportunity to gain skills, knowledge and confidence to enter or reenter the workforce and support themselves and their families.

Computer Classes & Women's Empowerment Network
www.ywcanyc.org
500 W. 56th St., (212) 937-8700. Take the A, C, B, D or 1 to Columbus Circle.
What you learn: The computer classes offer a basic understanding of Microsoft Office. The Women’s Empowerment Network provides information on topics from job-seeking techniques to business writing. You’ll leave with an up-to-date résumé and job-interview advice. Those who’ve taken courses can also attend the monthly networking club. Starting wages for graduates can reach $10 an hour and up.

Length of class: Coed computer courses run each Tuesday and Thursday from 5 to 8:30 p.m. for eight weeks. The Women’s Empowerment Network runs three days per week for six weeks, with new courses beginning on April 27 and June 5. Classes are Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Requirements: You must be a high-school graduate and have a Social Security card, photo ID and basic résumé. Bring a pen, notepad and photo ID to class. Simply walk in and fill out an intake form, or call for an appointment. You may have to wait up to eight weeks for a place in a course.


BROOKLYN WORKFORCE INNOVATIONS
BWI helps jobless and working-poor New Yorkers establish careers with good wages and opportunities for advancement. Job placement continues for two years.

Brooklyn Woods
www.bwiny.org
168 Seventh St., Brooklyn, (718) 389-3636. Take the F to Fourth Ave. or the R to Ninth St.
What you learn: How to become a woodworker. This class teaches you to use and care for hand tools, power tools and state-of-the-art woodworking machinery. You will learn wood technology, finishing techniques, cabinet installation, mechanical drawing and job-searching skills. The average starting wage for 2007 grads was $11.45 an hour.

Length of class: Eight weeks, Mon.-Fri., 7:45 a.m.-4 p.m.

Requirements: Must live in New York City and be legally eligible to work in the U.S. Must be 20 years or older and pass eighth grade-level reading and math tests (how to read a ruler, and use fractions and measurements). Must be physically fit and able to lift 70 pounds. Must be unemployed, have a low income or receive public assistance (this program invites those with past criminal convictions to apply) and attend an orientation, which is held every Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Brooklyn Woods, 168 Seventh St.


Brooklyn Networks
186 Jay St., Brooklyn, (718) 237-2017, ext. 149. Take the A to High St., the R to Court St., or the 2, 3, 4 or 5 to Borough Hall.

What you learn: How to become a cable technician who installs lines that connect computers, telephones, security systems, A/V equipment and broadcast cables. The average starting wage for 2007 grads was $12.31 an hour.

Length of class: Five weeks, Mon.-Fri., 7:45 a.m.-4 p.m.

Requirements: Must live in New York City and be legally eligible to work in the U.S. Must be 21 years or older and have a clean, valid N.Y. state driver’s license. Must pass a drug test and be able to lift 70 pounds. Must also be able to pass a reading and math test at/or above the eighth-grade level. Must be unemployed, have a low income or receive public assistance. (This program invites those with criminal convictions to apply.) First attend the orientation, which is held every Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Brooklyn Workforce Innovations main office at 621 Degraw St.


Red Hook on the Road

621 Degraw St., Brooklyn, (718) 237-4846. Take the M or R to Union St.
What you learn: How to become a commercial driver. The class prepares you to take the NYS CDL road test to become a licensed driver of commercial vehicles, including buses, paratransit coaches, ambulettes and trucks. The average starting wage for 2007 grads was $14.36 an hour.

Length of class: Four weeks, Mon.-Fri., 7:45 a.m.-4 p.m.

Requirements: Must live in New York City and be legally eligible to work in the U.S. Must be 21 years or older and have had a clean N.Y. state driver’s license for at least two years with no more than two points or one suspension or one conviction showing on the driver record. No combination of the above is allowed. Driver’s record must be less than 30 days old. Must also be unemployed, have a low income or receive public assistance (this program invites those with past criminal convictions to apply).

COOPERATIVE HOME CARE ASSOCIATES
 www.chcany.org
This skill center serves a dual purpose: increasing employment opportunities for job seekers in the expanding health-care industry, and also meeting a rising demand for home-based care for the city’s elderly and disabled.

Class: Home Health Aide Training
349 E. 149th St. (10th floor), the Bronx, (718) 928-2080. Take the 2 or 5 train to 149th and Third Ave.

What you learn: Plenty of hands-on skills, from collecting vital information (taking someone’s temperature, blood pressure and checking his or her pulse) to how to bathe someone, or transfer them from a bed to the toilet, plus feeding and companionship. CHCA guarantees trainees will be employed (with benefits), since they don’t train more people than they can use. Starting wages average $8.80 to $12.50 an hour.

SOBRO LEARNING CENTER
www.sobro.org
This division of South Bronx Career Development Services places people in jobs they’ll enjoy and starts them on a career path. Previous students received jobs in customer service, retail, professional driving and in the restaurant business.
Job Readiness Class
647 E. 180th St., the Bronx, (718) 732-7628. Take the D to 182nd-183rd St. and Grand Concourse. Walk down to 180th St., turn left and continue for 15 min.

What you learn: From finessing your interview to the basics of following through on every job application, this course sets a strong foundation for those looking to enter the workforce. Students assemble a portfolio, practice their interviewing skills, receive help searching for jobs and gain basic customer service skills.

Length of class: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., conducted in two-week blocks, with the next starting on April 20.

Requirements: Although SoBro says they won’t turn anyone away, their services are primarily for low-income individuals. Program requirements vary depending on the job description. Someone who wants to be a professional driver must have a valid driver’s license; those who wish to work in retail need to be proficient in English. Bring pencil and paper to class.

CAMBA
This nonprofit not only employs laid-off and low-income city residents in fields like customer service, security and bank teller training, it provides free tax preparation, immigration services, utility bill reduction and more. There’s also a free career-services lab with Internet access, printers and scanners, fax machines and one-onone résumé tweaking and job application counseling.

Security Officer Training
www.camba.org
2211 Church Ave., Room 202, Brooklyn, (718) 287-2600. Take the B or Q train to Church Ave.

What you learn: Graduates leave the class with a certificate from the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services and a practical knowledge of keeping the peace and taking control in an emergency situation.

Length of class: The compact, week-long course is divided into an eight-hour preassignment course one day; a 16-hour on-the-job training workshop, split over two days; and a final eight-hour session in the field with a final exam. Classes meet Mon., Tue., Thu. and Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Requirements: Must live in Brooklyn and be legally eligible to work in the U.S. There is a waiting list for security training, but you can walk in any day and receive career counseling and résumé help.

WORKFORCE 1
Part of the Department of Small Business Services, Workforce1 has seven locations across the boroughs with a range of free employment and training services. In 2008, Workforce1 placed more than 17,000 New Yorkers in jobs.

Career Strategies Workshop

www.nyc.gov/workforce1
 168-25 Jamaica Ave., 2nd Floor, Queens, (718) 557-6755. Take the F to 169th St. or the E to Jamaica Center.

What you learn: Students assess their interests, skills and values in order to set career goals. They learn about their transferable skills and network with classmates.

Length of class: An hour and a half, and classes repeat a few times a week. See www.nyc.gov/ workforce1 for schedules.

Requirements: Anyone can sign up for workshops and individualized career counseling at a Workforce1 location after attending an hour-long orientation. Orientations are listed on the Web site.

Interviewing Skills Workshop
168-25 Jamaica Ave., 2nd floor, Queens, (718) 557-6755. Take the F to 169th St. or the E to Jamaica Center.
What you learn: The second part of the Employment Essentials program masters the interview process. Students prepare for and perform mock interviews with résumés in hand; they are dressed conservatively in business attire, ready to make eye contact and shake hands firmly.

Length of class: An hour and a half, and classes repeat a few times a week. See www.nyc.gov/workforce1 for schedules.

Requirements: Anyone can sign up for workshops and individualized career counseling at a Workforce1 location after attending an hour-long orientation. Orientations are listed on the Web site.


KINGBOROUGH: Community College
Project Welcome
Program Description: Project Welcome is an exciting new employment driven training initiative being offered at Kingsborough Community College’s Center for Economic and Workforce Development.  Students will receive hands-on training and certification in food service, hotel-related jobs and meeting and event planning.  The 12 to15 week program includes certification test fees, books and supplies, internship opportunities and assistance with job placement. Individual schedules may vary based on daytime vs. evening trainings, and internship schedules. 

Coursework:  Training is conducted in Brooklyn at Kingsborough Community College (KCC) and in the Bronx at CUNY on the Concourse, a consortium made up of Bronx Community College, Hostos Community College and Lehman College. Trainings have been offered in Downtown Brooklyn, Upper Manhattan and Williamsburg.  Additional trainings are planned for locations in Coney Island, Harlem and Queens. Courses are taught by KCC Department of Tourism & Hospitality faculty.

Each training program consists of:

1.Content Module                                                                       72 hours
2.Virtual Enterprise Cyber Training Hotel                                     36 hours
3. Workplace Readiness Certification module                              18 hours
4. Customer Service Certification module                                    18 hours
5. Lectures by industry representatives and visits to work sites       9 hours

6. Workshops (e.g. resume writing; job interviews; applying          9 hours
    for college)      
7. Internship + 6 hours internship/job placement counseling        126 hours 
TOTAL                                                                                   288 hours


******Please call Project Welcome (718-368-5568)
and leave a message with your name and phone number
and the name of the training you are
planning to apply for. Thank you. *****
 OPPORTUNITY NYC; FAMILY REWARD
Work Reward:                                                                             
http://opportunitynyc.org/work/workrewards
If you work the equivalent of an  average of 30 hours per week for six weeks or more over two months, you can earn the $300 Work Reward which is the equivalent to adding $1.67 to your hourly wage. 

Tax rewards. When you earn income and pay taxes, you can take advantage of government programs that help you later in life and in emergencies. The government sets aside money from your paychecks for programs such as social security and unemployment, so when you retire or become unemployed, you will have a steady source of income. Plus, filing taxes makes you eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a yearly refund that can be worth up to $6,500. You can find more information about the EITC in the links below. Follow this link: http://home2.nyc.gov/html/ofe/html/poverty/eitc.shtml
Check out this Link: http://www.nyc.gov/html/ofe/html/poverty/taxcredit.shtml

Education and Training Rewards:
Earn big from Opportunity NYC. Now is the perfect time to further your education. The education and training Reward from Opportunity NYC is a great bonus after completing a course. You can earn as much as $600 per course, up to $3,000 during the program.  Follow this link: http://opportunitynyc.org/work/workandtrainingrewards

Come to Grace today.
Grace Institute
1233 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10065
(P) (212) 832-7605
(F) (212) 486-2869

Get the job skills you need to change your life.
Grace Institute will give you:
  • Tuition-free, practical job training program for women
  • Valuable, up-to-date office, computer, and business skills
  • Career advice and placement assistance to help you land a good job with benefits
Grace Institute supports you every step of the way as you develop the business and personal skills to be self-sufficient and to improve your life. Discover you can achieve more than you ever thought possible.
Grace Institute graduates receive comprehensive job placement assistance and are hired by top businesses in New York City, including:

Cahill, Gordon & Reindel LLP • Ogilvy • Forbes • TD Bank • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center • New York Life Insurance Company • New York University School of Medicine • The Harlem School of the Arts • Fordham University • Victory Schools



If you would like to read more information on previous postings of courses and programs held here in NYC, check out; http://www.nydailynews.com/, "The work of finding employment can begin with NYC's free programs" Posted April 15, 2009.

I WILL POST NEW FINDS EACH WEEK.
PLEASE STAY TUNED.


Testicular Implants for Dogs

I think I've just about heard it all. Never mind breast implants, calf, cheek, and butt implants, but now people can "opt" for testicular implants for their dogs. These implants are called Neuticles and they're not just for male dogs. The fake testes are also made for male horses, cats, and bulls as well.

 "Neuticles - testicular implants for dogs that look and feel like the real thing - are said to boost a pet's self-esteem by replacing what was lost. It's a procedure that's becoming increasingly popular in New York."

Read the full article: http://www.nydailynews.com/lifestyle/2007/05/08/2007-05-08_fixed_implants_for_neutered_dogs_restore.html#ixzz10Ho0w5Sd





How in the world would anyone know how dogs feel after cutting off their "nuts?"  If you ask me its the master who feels guilt for giving the go ahead, by neutering his "best friend." I don't believe in neuticles or neutering. It's inhumane. Take a look at these videos.



The things people invent


Kim Kardashian takes her dog Rocky to get neutered and the
veterinarian offers neuticles as an option after the surgery.

Friday, September 17, 2010

I'M PERPLEXED


WHY IS main stream RADIO GETTING WORST?



NIVEA:
Who on earth told this "sistha" that she could sing, Sade's "Stronger than Pride?"
I'm just going to shake my head and shut my eyes.  It's clear that Lil' Wayne has done a unique number on this poor child.





Kelly Rowland:
I love Kelly Rowland . She has a beautiful voice and a lovely sound, but where was the creativity in "Rose Colored Glasses." It's just another  "Beauty" video. Kelly is always one step away from greatness. She has to come a little stronger to stay in the Spot Light!




Donell Jones:
I remember songs like "Where I Wanna Be" and "I Wanna Love You." What happened to Donell Jones?
Ok, this song is not entirely bad, but he could do so much better. Usually I would never comment on the model in the video. In this case, she looks like a Tranny and not a good one either. Maybe it's time for you to fully retire, Mr. Jones.

" For Colored Girls"

November  2010

I remember the first time I laid eyes on this play. It was showing off Broadway. I sat center stage.  I didn't move, maybe to blink both eyes. The props weren't bold and elaborate. It was well enjoyed; substance, brilliance, I was at "aw!"   It was just something a girl my age needed to see.  I was sixteen and you know the things sixteen year old girls go through. The title of this movie is called "For Colored Girls." It's based on Ntozake Shange's book, "For Colored Girls Who Considered Suicide when the Rainbow isn't Enuf." Never mind race being a factor, women sometimes feel like the world is coming down on them (and at times it surely is) and there is no way around the stress. I'm not going to get into details about women problems and non retributions, by giving away the plot. I'm just going to simply say rent the play or better yet support the writer, Ntozake Shange. You can get the book at amazon.com for $ 9.95. This trailer is "on point" and the cast is phenomenal. Please Enjoy!



Nina Simone "Four Women"
GREAT MUSIC
HUSH - HUSH MUSIC
Music from the core of the Earth



AHHH BOI.... I LOVE MUSIC!



Of course GOOD MUSIC was sent from God.  Ring my Bell, Toot my Horn... Play it and Bring it back 
Selektor!
 Last time I brought you soulful tunes, let's try Hip Hop.
What about HIP HOP? Really, what about hip hop?
Can we recover that true essence without beating it down with ragged words and naked bodies.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH is IMPORTANT, BUT WHAT's THE POINT OF HEARING IT CONTINUOUSLY, IF IT's NOT SAYING SOMETHING! 

LET'S SEE!
 I'm impressed with these KATS. Can I have some feed back. Are you impressed?



Stella Mwangi (STL):
Born in Kenya, Moved to Norway in 1991.
I'm digging her Hit "Favorite."  This lady has skills.
I'm looking forward to seeing her do BIG THINGS next year, 2011.




Flying Lotus:
Best hip hop instrumentalist since J Dilla.


Fashawn:
Born and raised in Cali.
This guy is really swimming, flying, walking (whatever you call it) under the radar. Let's make this Cat shine in the moonlight.





New Talent! THIS IS GREAT-NESS!

CHECK THESE KATS OUT!



They should have a showing coming up this January 2011
I'LL KEEP YOU GUYS POSTED!

A BETTER WAY to EAT!

Great Alternative to Mashed Poatoes!!!!!
IT's Really GOOD!


Ingredients:
• Nonstick cooking spray
• 2 ½ cups roughly chopped cauliflower
• Salt and freshly ground black pepper
• ½ Greek yogurt


Directions:
1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray it with cooking spray.
2. Spread the cauliflower out on the prepared baking sheet. Season it with salt and pepper to taste. Top the cauliflower with another sheet of foil, and roll up the edges to form a sealed package.
3. Roast the cauliflower for 20 minutes. Remove the top foil, being careful of the steam, and continue roasting the cauliflower until it is tender, another 15 to 20 minutes.
4. In the bowl of a food processor, combine the cauliflower with the yogurt. Puree until the mixture is smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste, if desired, and serve.






Did you Know:

*Worst Single Slice
Sbarro Stuffed Pepperoni Pizza
960 calories
42 g fat
3,200 mg sodium
Sbarro serves up elephantine slices, so you should know better than to order one that essentially consists of two of those slices folded one atop another. In this one wedge of pizza, Sbarro manages to pack in nearly as many calories as you’d find in four pepperoni slices from Pizza Hut! You want to survive the Sbarro super-slice challenge? Stick to a regular pie, nix the pepperoni and sausage, and limit yourself to one slice.

Try a regular:
Fresh Tomato Pizza
450 calories
14 g fat
1,040 mg sodium

Monday, September 13, 2010

LADY GAGA'S BEEFY DRESS

WHAT IN GOD'S WORLD

President of PETA, Ingrid Newkirk
Lady Gaga shocks viewers in a meat dress at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards held Sunday night, September 12.  I think artist are just going a little too far sometimes. I'm sure Lady Gaga has let down a few fans, especially the PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) members, vegans, animal right activists ACROSS THE WORLD. The president of PETA, Ingrid Newkirk was not impressed, I'm sure.



Sometimes you got to know when to draw the line. You're in the public eye, Gaga, think before you act.  Sorry I love your music, but this was an OCULAR DISGRACE!!!!



WHAT A MESS

ARE YOU ALIVE!!!!!!

EAT A CARROT

I'm not a vegan, vegetarian, carnivore, etc. DO NOT CATEGORIZE ME. Just because I eat meat, doesn't mean, I'm not going to dine at a vegan or vegetarian restaurant. Eat in moderation.  Your body is a living being and it tells you what's naturally good for it; simply by the reaction it gives you. If you feel gassy, dehydrated, have diarrhea, or constipated; you know the last thing you ingested was not good for your system.

I came across a vegan restaurant while searching for a different cuisine to enjoy. "Sun in Bloom (SIB)" is a fairly new restaurant in Park Slope Brooklyn, NY. They have been on the market for nine (9) months and their food is SLAMMING. Although, it was lunch time, I settled on SIB's energizer breakfast burrito; daily bean, brown rice, tofu scramble, fresh salsa with a kick and avocado slices. All I can say, is that I went back four times in two days. I surely was not eating in moderation and a chuck of my income went to this kitchen.  They are a bit pricey, but can you tell me what vegan restaurant isn't? I'm also on their mailing list. So, let me share with you what they have sent me. 

Sun In Bloom
460 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 622-4303
http://www.suninbloom.com/


Sunday, September 26th, 11 AM - 5 PM


Location:
Textile Art Center, 505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, Ny 11215

http://www.textileartscenter.com/about
"Sun in Bloom" is excited to participate in Alive&Well in Brooklyn, Park Slope's 1st Health and Wellness Fair! The best of Brooklyn's health and wellness practitioners will gather under one roof to share their knowledge with YOU for FREE. Alive&Well in Brooklyn brings together all disciplines from Chinese medicine and acupuncture to massage, yoga, nutritionists, personal trainers and the latest in traditional Western healthcare. You will not want to miss the full program of speakers, sampling new and exciting organic food and drinks and many more FREE discounts and demos!


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Get a Complimentary class at Devi on Sept 18th during their "Inside & Out" event from 6:30PM-9:00PM. Located at 138 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217.  RSVP by emailing RSVP@DEVIYOGANYC.COM



HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE