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Borough by borough, day after day, seeking the little details that make NYC great.

Chapell: Old School Talent Meshing with a Modern Flavor

It only seems fitting that some of the seasoned artists have come back to reenergize the music scene. This can be the case with indie rocker Alan Chapell. He has many years of experience in the tricky business of what they call the “music industry” – more on that below.

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Italian Songstress Honoring the Classics with a Modern Twist

The old timers would have been proud of this talented lady who belts out their hits that are forever timeless. What we mean by old timers are the artists who crooned the crowds back in the 50’s and 60’s. Singers like Frank Sinatra, Jerry Vale, Dean Martin and Al Martino. The young lady, Vanessa Racci could make anyone sing along to these hits that she has rejuvenated with her own spicy recipe.

Spring Ramp and Cannellini Bean Salad

Add all ingredients into a glass bowl and fold to incorporate. Add a little salt and pepper to taste. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil. Ratio should be 3 parts oil to 1 part oil. Fold ingredients one more time, cover and allow to sit in refrigerator for at least an hour to marinate.

Grilled Spring Ramps

Why mess with success?  We all agree grilled vegetables are delicious.  Ramps, with their pungent taste are perfect for grilling because it mellows the flavors a bit.  Also the charring from the grill and a little acid from the lemon creates on stellar side dish.