Animals & Pets

Florida’s Lion Country Safari 5 Stars For Fun

Posted December 23, 2016 by Len Rapoport

Lion Country Safari Our 5 Star Pick Updated Dec. 23, 2016 – Originally published January 2015 Over the years I have visited many theme and amusement parks including those that feature a safari like experience. The one that I love to visit when ever I spend time with my son’s family in Florida is the […]

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Art & Entertainment

‘Serene Moon’: Jiaoyue Lyu Performs Vibrant Guqin and Zhu Recital at Lincoln Center

Posted November 14, 2016 by Ellen Gilmer

In her recent concert in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center on Saturday evening, October 29, 2016, Jiaoyue Lyu enchanted and entranced her audience with a program rich in traditional Chinese poetic music selections. This enlightening concert was performed by Ms. Lyu on the ancient stringed instruments of Guqin and Zhu, both very significant in the traditions of Chinese music. Jiao’s exemplary affinity with and command of these fascinating instruments reveals their uniquely expressive and innately beautiful timbre and exquisite range of tonalities. As the evening progressed, she and her musician collaborators guided the concert with graceful expertise from ancient to contemporary music modes with the introduction of electronic amplification.

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Columbus Day

Columbus Day Parade 2016 – Sal Valentinetti

Posted October 18, 2016 by Len Rapoport

Columbus Day Parade 2016 I have covered many parades over the past few years. Either poor weather or other commitments stopped me from covering this parade in the past, October has been cold and wet over the years.  Luckily this year, the Columbus Day Parade 2016 the parades 72nd year, was the one I would […]

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American Museum of Natural History

Dinosaurs Invade NY At American Museum of Natural History

Posted September 4, 2016 by Len Rapoport

Our day trip to the American Museum Natural History in New York City. We visited many of the great Halls including the Fossils Hall and the Halls of Mammals. We saw their Dinosaurs Among Us exhibit and their 70 ton Titanosaur exhibit. Best Museum in the world and a must visit for everyone.

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Art & Entertainment

Coney Island’s 34th Annual Mermaid Parade Oh My!!!!

Posted July 24, 2016 by Len Rapoport

Photos & Article by Andrew Rapoport • Video By Len Rapoport That tradition was brought back to life 34 years ago and the Mermaid Parade was born.  So it was with great delight and anticipation that my father and I were going to cover the parade again this year.  Our correspondents couldn’t make it but […]

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Attractions

Sesame Place – Summer Fun For The Entire Family

Posted June 15, 2016 by Len Rapoport

We spent the day at Sesame Place in Langhorne, PA. A great theme park with water attractions, rides, parades and so much more. What a great day we had at Sesame Place in Langhorne, PA.

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Charities

New York City’s Dance Parade 2016 Fab or Flop?

Posted May 24, 2016 by Andrew Rapoport

Article & photos:  Andrew Rapoport Last year and this year my father IPA president Len Rapoport and I have covered a number of events in New York City.  We covered last years Dance Parade and it was our first and it was fantastic. Like many parades we have covered, this one didn’t have huge floats, […]

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Tasting 3000 Burgundy Wines at the Fête des Grand Vins 2012
Dining

Burgundy – People with a Passion for Wine

Posted April 11, 2016 by Rudi Goldman

An extraordinary story about people who are passionate about wine. This “not to be missed” video gives wine lovers, food and travel buffs an intimate peek into the people and happenings during the oldest and most traditional of the Burgundy wine celebrations, Les Trois Glorieuses.

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Culture & Art

NYC Easter Parade 2016 – Way Over The Top

Posted March 28, 2016 by Len Rapoport

Len Rapoport, IPA President covers New York City’s Easter Day Parade 2014. With a beautiful slide show of the beautiful Faberge Big Egg Hunt exhibit at Rockefeller Center, Len takes us on a photo tour of the parade, the people and the art. Watch the beautiful slide show that shows over 70 of the designer and artists egg creations and some of the energy and people strolling down 5th Avenue.

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