By Sharon Mosley Wednesday, October 20 2010 @ 06:15 AM EDT
Ever since Lana Turner wore the tight blue pullover in the 1937 movie "They Won't Forget," sweater girls have created a fashion sensation. Every season, designers reinvent this sexy basic that actually got its beginnings in the late 1800s in lowly horse stables when trainers used "sweater" blankets to make horses perspire — just a little fashion trivia for you! And who can forget the "twinset" cardigans introduced by none other than that famous French designer in the 1930s, Coco Chanel.
By Michelle Malkin Tuesday, October 19 2010 @ 09:15 PM EDT
We are in the era of Democratic Extreme Girls -- Big Nanny handmaidens who demand control of your children, your health care, your energy use, your pocketbook and your news. And that's just for starters. If you think President Obama will move to the center after the midterms, think again.
Liberal bloggers are buzzing about the possibility that environmental czar Carol Browner could be appointed White House chief of staff next year.
By Connie Schultz Tuesday, October 19 2010 @ 09:11 PM EDT
Our houseguests from Australia had just arrived, when the tufted titmouse began warbling from its perch over our kitchen sink.
The family of six fell silent. "What was that?" Greg asked.
I pointed to our Audubon singing bird clock on the wall. "A different bird every hour, on the hour," I chirped.
Greg threw back his head and laughed. "Kids, welcome to America."
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, October 19 2010 @ 05:56 PM EDT
The Garden State Harmonica Club monthly meetings will be held on Nov. 1 and Nov.15 at 7:30 pm in room 103 at the Community Church of Glen Rock, 354 Rock Road in Glen Rock. Enter via the parking lot at Hamilton Avenue. The church is handicapped accessible. Business meetings and playing are held regularly on the first Monday of each month with an informal second meeting taking place on the third Monday.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 18 2010 @ 04:33 PM EDT
Recreational and Commercial Users Come Together to Discuss Future
The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association (AIWA) will highlight the unique alliance that was created over a decade ago between recreational boaters and commercial navigation interests at its annual meeting, November 18 - 19 in Portsmouth, VA. The meeting, held at the Renaissance Hotel and Conference Center, will also showcase how waterway users continue to collaborate to keep the waterway open while reinforcing its importance to the economy of the southeastern US and the nation.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 18 2010 @ 01:54 PM EDT
Bergen Regional Medical Center, New Jersey’s largest hospital and largest licensed nursing home, is accepting applications for volunteers.
Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of programs including the horticultural therapy program, front desk concierge program, friendly visitor program, pastoral care, recreational therapy and other hospital programs. BRMC volunteers come from all walks of life, ranging from high school students to adults and retirees. The goal of the Hospital’s volunteer department is to match prospective volunteers’ interests with opportunities at the hospital.
For more information, contact Susan Burkhardt at 201.967.4615 or visit http://www.bergenregional.com/abtVolunteer.html
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 18 2010 @ 01:44 PM EDT
Tween Girls Seek out Storybook Characters; Men Get Silly, or Do as They’re Told
Sexy Halloween costumes are top sellers for women this year, according to the State Fair Halloween Superstore, a retailer specializing in costumes, accessories and decorations in Belleville, N.J. Even teen and “tween” girls are seeking out sexy storybook characters such as Alice in Wonderland and the Fairy Princess, although teen sexy is a toned-down version of women’s costumes.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 18 2010 @ 01:22 PM EDT
A recent survey from Carrabba’s Italian Grill, conducted by Wakefield Research, found that 87% of Americans count "eating meals as a family" among their most cherished memories but over half of them (53%) wish they had more time to actually sit down together. In a busy time of year, full of school, work, sports, and after-school activities, Carrabba’s is making it easier to come together around the table with an enticing lineup of new menu offerings, sure to please each member of the family – from “bambini” to “nonna”.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 18 2010 @ 09:35 AM EDT
Bergen Community College took the wraps off its newest location today at 1280 Wall Street West in Lyndhurst: Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands. Joined by government, business and nonprofit leaders at an afternoon ceremony, College officials dedicated the five-story, 125,000-square-foot facility that will serve southern Bergen County students, businesses and jobseekers. An evening open house for prospective students, corporate partners and nonprofit organizations followed the dedication.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, October 18 2010 @ 09:10 AM EDT
Real Weather Girls™, the first mobile application to offer daily original video content, will be available on Apple’s iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad today.
For the first time ever, App users can take a two minute vacation every day from London to Honolulu.
The Application will follow the lives of 12 fascinating women in 12 cities across the globe (Los Angeles, New York, Miami, DC, London, San Francisco, Dallas, Honolulu, Boson, Chicago, Seattle, and Las Vegas, with new cities to be added.) App buyers will get up-to-the-minute local, national, and international weather updates, radar maps, and the 7-Day forecast via the App itself while the women share daily video excerpts of their lives. Think of it as the first reality show/choose her own adventure show.