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New York Rangers and Coca Cola Sponsor “Go Skate” for Inner City Kids

By Nick Christophers The NHL has always been a strong advocate for helping young kids and every team contributes. For the local New York Rangers they have donated their time and effort in many ways. From the Garden of Dreams Foundation to the inner-city Go Skate program they […]

Fiddlehead Ferns: Spring Salad Recipe

A few years ago, during one of my Saturday visits to the Union Square farmer’s market, I came across fiddlehead ferns.  They were tightly wound-up little green disks piled high in a cardboard box.  I kept looking in the box and although I wasn’t sure what they were, it was something new which meant I was going to buy some.

The great thing about a farmer’s market are vendors are more than happy to tell you about their product and most importantly explain how to prepare them.

Book Review: “Gotti Rules” Delves into the Real Truth About John Gotti Jr.

“Gotti Rules,” penned by acclaimed journalist George Anastasia offers us an inside look of the John Gotti Sr. and Jr. the public never knew. Behind the sensational tabloids and “celebrity status” that the Gotti’s savored they were actually self-serving vindictive individuals. The inside information comes from someone who was John Jr.’s shadow. That person is John Alite who was not only Jr.’s shadow but his personal security guard.

From Coney Island to the Hottest Station on the Airwaves: DJ Toro

It has been said many times that Brooklyn, NY has bred many talented individuals. But most of the time this saying is meant for actors and actresses, not to anyone in radio. Yet that saying will soon be put to rest as Eric Torres, better known as DJ Toro has managed to become a celebrity right out of Coney Island. DJ Toro came from humble beginnings in the tough streets of Coney Island. But he never let the streets get the best of him and he let music be his guide. His home life was filled with music and song whether it was his native Latin or hip hop.

Paleo Meal: Pork Chops with Grilled Pineapple and Fresh Blueberries

By Seth Fera-Schanes The Paleolithic Diet (also referred to as paleo or caveman diet) seeks to replicate meals that our ancestors would likely have eaten.  Consider it a hunter-gatherer way of consumption that focuses on proteins and vegetables.  Individuals who follow this path will eliminate many processed foods, […]

Homemade Moules

You can also make mussels in the comfort of your own home. It only takes 20 minutes and will cost you around $10. This is also a stellar date night dish if you are looking to impress that special someone. You can pick up Price Edward Island (PEI) mussels (or local if in season) from your fishmonger or Whole Foods along with some white wine, shallots and butter and you are halfway done. I typically pair my mussels at home with a crusty bread as opposed to fries but you can decide what you prefer. Check out the following ‘Easy to Make Mussels’ recipe which originally appeared on The Refined Chef.

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