Senior Song Book
“Senior Song Book” is the newest album to be released by the oldest professional songwriting team in music history. At the helm of the album released on Nov 15, 2019, is 102-year-old lyricist Alan R. Tripp. Tripp, along with his 88-year-old junior teammate, jazz pianist Marvin Weisbord, has produced a beautifully orchestrated work filled with new originals that hark...
Felipe Rose
At the first moment Felipe Rose makes an appearance, whether on stage or within an intimate gathering, his vibrant love of life ignites all that he touches with his smile, words, and music. Best known as the Native-American that helped form the original Village People, Rose is so much more than a song and dance man. As the wonderful Rose, who...
Deney Terrio
For those of a certain age, the name Deney Terrio is synonymous with the dance fever happiness that disco invited into lives. Terrio, who shot to fame teaching John Travolta how to move to the disco beat on the streets of Brooklyn, NY in “Saturday Night Fever,” continues thrilling new and old fans fueling disco dance joy. Disco may not...
Rachel Grant
Rachel Grant, the “Die Another Day” Bond Girl and a globetrotter host for Bravo TV travel show, “Tour Group,” married “Shark Tank” winner, the Biaggi Luggage CEO Stephen Hersh, in Israel. https://youtu.be/NV5YQMwCgfQ Born into French royalty, with the title The Honorable Rachel Louise Grant de Longueuil, the talented Grant, whose family is 2nd cousin to the Queen Elizabeth of London, wed...
The Monkees Farewell Tour
The Monkees “Farewell Tour,” with the song stylings of Micky Dolenz and Michael Nesmith, has proved the group's talent transcends time and loss. Fans have come out of pandemic cocoons to welcome their favorite group as the now duo has traveled across the United States. The Monkees ‘Farewell Tour’ Brings Past to Present A fateful TV pilot inspired by the Beatles’...
Martha Wash
Martha Wash, best known as a member of The Weather Girls with the hit, “It’s Raining Men,” is still belting out her incredible voice releasing new music. Wash is taking her talent onto the high seas as part of the First Ladies of Disco Show performing on the second Ultimate Disco Cruise ready to sail February 2020. Wash Finds Her...
Biaggi
Biaggi ZipSak inventor, Stephen Hersh, has certainly made his mark beyond his original “Shark Tank” appearance in 2014 - wowing shark Lori Greiner with his foldable luggage. The now international entrepreneur, public speaker and CEO of Biaggi continues to expand and evolve his brand of innovative travel bags, with award-winning patents. Backstory Leading to ‘Shark Tank’ Hersh seemed fated to follow...
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Brooklyn, NY On this throwback Thursday we take a look back at "Crazy Eddie" a consumer electronic chain of stores that was started in Brooklyn in 1971 by Eddie Antar.  Before Best Buy, Circuit City and the internet, Crazy Eddie had carved out a large niche with 43 stores in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut and reportedly brought in...
Today NYNJ is headed to Union County, New Jersey to meet up with Lisa Sorensen and visit her one of a kind yoga studio in Rahway. Where were you born and raised? I was born in Plainfield, raised in Westfield and nourished for over 10 years by the Los Angeles California sunshine. Where did you attend college and what was your major? Rutgers...
Robert Miller
Robert Miller is set to release his debut solo album, “Summer of Love (2020),” January 2021 (Cakewalk Records). The leader of the rock-jazz-Latin fusion group Project Grand Slam’s unaccompanied endeavor was birthed out of the pandemic reality of confinement.   
George McCrae
George McCrae is rocking on as he belted out on the 2020 Ultimate Disco cruise proving his right to be known as the "Acknowledged Leader" of the soul revolution. The man known for his 1974 hit “Rock Your Baby,” actually-began the “Miami Sound” which turned into the sound for which disco grew from. McCrae Garners Global Accolades McCrae’s “Rock the Boat”...
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A prominent New Jersey businessman and mental health advocate, Arthur Imperatore Jr., is opening the state’s first and only high-end “hardcore” gym, Iron Culture, a 7,500-square-foot facility with top-of-the-line equipment. Since its soft opening this spring, Iron Culture has attracted visits from the fitness community across the tri-state area, including 2018 Mr. Olympia Shaun Rhoden and other top bodybuilders...
With everything transpiring in the world, it’s nice to take a break and let yourself be inspired visually.  Street art, murals and graffiti, are so prominent in today’s culture and this genre of art is finally getting the recognition it deserves. My first time to Wynwood Walls, I was completely captivated by this incredible district. It was truly like nothing...
France Joli
France Joli joined the 2020 Ultimate Disco Cruise lineup singing out her disco gems to adoring fans. Disco would not be the same without the talented Joli - most well known for her famed single, “Come to Me.” The thriving songstress continues to reinvent herself and release new songs winning over an entirely new generation of fans. On July 7,...
Mott Haven
The movie “Mott Haven Cash for Keys” not only focuses on saving the South Bronx inhabitants, but it also brings important light to the need to save the environment from the harmful effects of plastic waste. Bringing the two causes together adds power to the movie that has become a hit as it wows multiple film festival audiences and...
The U.S. Navy  ‘Blue Angels’ and U.S. Air Force 'Thunderbirds' will be flying over New York City, Northern New Jersey, Southern Connecticut, Westchester and Long Island today.  The salute is in honor of the heroic frontline workers during COVID-19 crisis.  It is a fitting tribute to the first responders, military, healthcare workers and other essential workers that continue to...