Brooklyn celebrates its Arts & Culture and gives top honors to one of it own, multi-platinum Hip-Hop star, Fabolous . Continue reading Multi-Platinum Artist Fabolous Is All About The Stepping Stones in his hometown of Brooklyn
Brooklyn residents looking to spice up their menu servings on Superbowl Sunday, need look no more. Problem solved! King of Tandoor Indian restaurant is the answer to finding delicious, affordable bang-for-the-buck Indian cuisine in Brooklyn when you don’t want to take that trek to Manhattan’s Curry Row. Nestled right in the heart of Brooklyn, King of Tandoor is a cozy spot offering up some of the best Indian … Continue reading SPICE UP THAT SUPERBOWL MENU WITH CURRY SERVINGS FROM BROOKLYN’S KING OF TANDOOR
It was lots of skipping, jumping, frolicking and dancing with the Mark Lamb Dance company amongst real life butterflies and Spring flowers this past weekend if you were in Brooklyn and experienced the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s FROLIC festival and grand opening of its new Discovery Garden. Talk about a whale of a good time! My kids and I have not had this much fun discovering, smelling, touching and cavorting … Continue reading BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN IN CROWN HEIGHTS KNOWS HOW TO THROW ONE HECK OF A FROLIC!
I was in my mid teens when Sakura Matsuri started at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens. Back then, the faces attending were mostly of Japanese origin and they came out in droves to celebrate the blooming cherry blossom flowers and rejoice in the planned Japanese cultural programs and activities. In recent years, the two-day weekend festival has become more popular and has grown by leaps and bounds … Continue reading JAPAN DESCENDED UPON BROOKLYN WITH CHERRY BLOSSOMS, TAIKO DRUMMING AND AN URBAN TEA CEREMONY AT THE SAKURA MATSUKI FESTIVAL ……BY Debra Lewis-Boothman
“I’m going back to Cali, to Cali, to Cali. I’m going back to Cali—LL CoolJ Fed up with Winter 2015 crownheightsmom seriously considers relocating to a warmer homebase! YIKES, Say it ain’t so! Like most New Yorkers presently I’ve had it with the repetitive snowfall after snowfall that’s hit NYC this winter season. Plus, though cushiony I have fallen on my bottom more times than … Continue reading CROWNHEIGHTSMOM HAS 99 PROBLEMS AND THE SNOW IS NUMBER 1!
FRIDAY’ S CUTE PIC OF THE DAY on crownheightsmom goes to Magnolia, the heart-stopping, cute-as-ever little 20-month old happy tyke who along with her BABY stopped me in my tracks on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Thursday afternoon. Meet MAGNOLIA . She literally brought the sun out today. In fact I think her cuteness is the reason the expected snow storm for Thursday went bye-bye! I spotted … Continue reading MAGNOLIA GROWS IN BROOKLYN……CROWN HEIGHTS TO BE EXACT! by Debra Lewis-Boothman
Mention the name Rockettes to any little girl and the reaction —– automatic excitement.! The annual Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the Rockettes, Santa, the Nutcracker and a Living Nativity ended just weeks ago . My family and I didn’t attend this year so finding out we could see them for free and in our local neighborhood was luck shining down on us. The Rockettes were going to … Continue reading CROWNHEIGHTSMOM KICKS IT UP WITH THE ROCKETTES AND IT’S SPECTACULAR …by Debra Lewis Boothman