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July 29, 2016

Keith Mann is Beyond a NYC Entrepreneur, He is a Dedicated Philanthropist

In just 15 years, Dynamic Search Partners, DSP, has accumulated one of the largest databases of investment executives in the country. Keith Mann founded the company in 2001, and a few years later, he expanded to include and focus on hedge fund and equity firms. Keith Mann is recognized as a business entrepreneur in NYC,…

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July 26, 2016

Pistola and Cosme Restaurants and Taralucci e Vino Cafe

Pistola Restaurant in Los Angeles is described as an emblematic establishment stirring the next envisioned concept of traditional Italian culinary art. The dining space possesses an ambient sentimental atmosphere which serves as a testimonial to soothing food, incorporating the bygone days with the present and navigating into the alternatives of the future. Every entrée on the menu is carefully prepared with ingredients imported directly from Italy which constitutes the ultimate in quality excellence and supreme freshness blended with local natural edible components defining Old World Italian guidelines and inspired perfection in every flavorful mouthful. Some of the irresistible and tantalizing specialty dishes from their vast menu includes Shrimp Scampi,Linguine Vongola, Dover Sole Francese and Veal Parmigiana with a distinct and exclusive flair. Cosme in New York City is an eating establishment renowned for their modern day influenced Mexican cuisine,an incredible and superb savory menagerie of exquisite prepared meals by an experienced chef direct from Mexico City. These traditional mouth watering dishes are saturated in true Mexican flavors and seasonal ingredients and rare spices from the Hudson Valley and vicinity. They feature their personalized concoctions of delicious exotic cocktails which satisfy any palate as well as an array of artisanal spirits which are great aperitifs and after dinner drinks. They have a wonderful brunch menu as well as an enticing lunch and dinner carte du jour,and of course scrumptious desserts sure to please the sweet tooth connoisseur. When in New York,this is the Italian restaurant to visit if you crave authentic Mexican food. Taralucci E Vino Cafe in New York,originally it was the East Village Bakery and prior to this it was named Alzacar. The word Taralucci is actually a flour cookie that goes very well with drinking wine for private events. It is a cozy countrified space a small seating area along with a quaint atmosphere. They not only brew delicious coffee but also serve a superior Italian sandwich menu and feature breakfast and lunch, along with fantastic desserts. Their iced espresso is prepared in original Italian style. Their selected Italian wine and beer list ideally complements the food. Pepi di Giacomo and Luca di Pietro are the proprietors and delegates to Danesi the Roman coffee roaster. There was a time when they only sold coffee beans when this was the East Village Bakery, and currently they not only sell these perfect coffee beans, but they also brew them. They offer takeout and catering service, as well as outdoor dining.

July 25, 2016

Restraining Order From District Court Helps Sideline Laidlaw & Company

While scanning the financial news, I was shocked to see that Laidlaw & Company was yet again the subject of another unsavory report. It was just announced that Laidlaw & Company, led by Matthew Eitner and James Ahern, were hit with a restraining order by the U.S District Court of Nevada. The restraining order and…

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July 22, 2016

Business or Personal Private Events at Tarallucci e Vino

There are many restaurants in New York City with private dining rooms available for special events. These spaces may be reserved for conferences, business meetings, wedding and baby showers, birthdays or anniversaries. When selecting a venue the criteria of excellence are the food, the service and the setting or backdrop. These three things determine if a host chooses a particular place for a celebration or other function. The Nomad, located on Broadway has an exotic atmosphere. There are many private dining options including a roof top dining area. An intimate, club like setting may be found in the Parlour, with red velvet seats and Persian rugs, or hosts may choose to have dinner under the stars in the Atrium. It features a massive skylight so that guests are dining under the stars. The designer of this sumptuous restaurant is Jacques Garcia. Other private rooms are available. No matter which room is chosen, the food will be excellent as the restaurant is under the eye and guidance of Daniel Humm. He is well known for his culinary supervision in the Michelin starred Eleven Madison Park. China Blue, a restaurant in Tribeca, offers flexibility as far as the size of your private event. A number of connecting semi-private rooms allow flexibility for any private event. Enjoy the dark wood book cases used to display eclectic flea market finds. The mood is set by old fashioned accessories and decorative lighting. The food is Shanghai based cuisine presented in a way that elevates it beyond the usual family style Chinese dining to a fine dining event. The Dim Sum comes highly recommended. Tarallucci e Vino is a restaurant at 15 E. 18th Street (see below). It offers a very flexible private service facility for a variety of purposes. It is commonly available for business meetings, religious functions and receptions and showers. Guests may enjoy a mixture of traditional Italian cuisine styled with culinary techniques to suit the modern palate. Meal service is designed under the oversight of Chef Riccardo Bilotti. There are also options to use your own caterer at their facility. Caterers who specialize in Kosher or Indian meals will find everything they need. Small dinner parties of up to 30 diners or cocktail parties that range up to 80 guests find the intimacy of the Mezzanine to be a good fit. The intimacy of the seating arrangements allows for a very personal event. In addition there are options at this location to accommodate ten to 120 persons. The Sixth Floor Loft features a larger space, recommended for 50 to 120 guests. In the loft there is a bar as well as a lounge area. Guests will be seated at beautiful custom-made tables. The decor features spectacular antique mirrors and stunning chandeliers for a sparkling event. Concierge service at the door is only one of many aspects of Tarallucci e Vino that move this location above and beyond the average private dining venue. Clients offer very positive revues of the beauty of the rooms, the delicious food and the impeccable service  

July 18, 2016

Meatloaf and Staying Healthy

News continues to swirl over the collapse of Meatloaf at an Edmonton concert recently. Reports state that he is healthy, and still recovering. This got me thinking about health and what we should all do to remain healthy, especially if we have demanding careers that strain us physically as is without the added stress of…

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July 18, 2016

Armored Car Robbery Leaves One Man Dead

An attempted armored car robbery took place in the early morning hours of July 8th on Edmonton’s southeast side. The armored car was parked close to the TD Bank that is located in Mill Woods. At approximately 1:00am, two men started to walk up to the armored car that is owned by Garda. The men…

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July 17, 2016

Coyotes Are Killing Pets in Edmonton

Community leaders in southwest Edmonton are telling local residents to keep an eye on their pets in the wake of a series of coyote attacks. This is not the first time this has happened. There is a high concentration of coyotes on the outskirts of Edmonton. Therefore, these types of incidents are inevitable. However, animal…

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July 17, 2016

Is Justin Trudeau Literally A Superhero?

If you didn’t hear the cool news, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is getting the Marvel treatment on the cover of its August 31st issue of “Civil War II: Choosing Sides.” And Edmonton artists helped bring the comic book together That’s cool, right? Okay. It might not be breaking news that relates to Canada’s national security…

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July 16, 2016

Should Heels Be Mandatory?

A popular poster causing buzz around Edmonton discusses the controversy surrounding one company which allegedly forced one of its employees to wear high heels for the entirety of her shift and not allowing her to change into flats despite the fact that she was bleeding and in pain. This is something everyone in Edmonton should…

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July 16, 2016

Parents Are Unhappy with School Boundary Proposal

There are many parents who live in the Chappelle neighborhood who are not too happy these days. Chappelle is located in the Heritage Valley in southwest Edmonton. The problem stems from the Donald R. Getty K-9 school that is currently being built in the Heritage Valley. The school is scheduled to be finished in time…

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