BY Laurie in General on Sep 10, 2009 |
We're having a Dolly ol' time here in the office today, just got the advance of the new Dolly Parton Box Set coming out on Oct. 27th on Legacy. With liner notes by Laura Cantrel and 4 discs full of honky tonk hits as well as early rarities and a few unreleased tracks, this is a great collection and must for any Dolly fan. Included are some of my faves, Joshua, Daddy's Moonshine Still, Jolene, False Eyelashes, Coat of Many Colors, the list goes on ... Read More
BY Laurie in General on Sep 08, 2009 |
It's fashion week in NY, and that means tons of parties and shows. Did your Marc Jacobs invitation get lost in the mail? Yeah, mine too, but never fret, there are plenty of fun things to do and see, even if you are not attending any shows.
One such event is a Block Party hosted by the stores on Centre Market Place, (that weird little street just west of Little Italy- googs it). Built by Wendy , No. 6 (amazing vintage!) Pipino Salon, and others are throwing ... Read More
BY Laurie in General on Aug 19, 2009 |
In early 2009, our good friends Carol Ann Gleason, Founder and Director of Stimulus Projects and NYC-based Photographer Danielle St. Laurent teamed up to launch the Geo-Girls Citizen Journalism Program at the Kibera Girls Soccer Academy in Nairobi, Kenya. The Geo-Girls Program provides media equipment (laptops and cameras) and media training to 24 of the girl students of the Kibera Girls Soccer Academy which links the girls through monthly media projects ... Read More
BY Laurie in General on Aug 12, 2009 |
In my search for the perfect transition sandal/shoe for fall, I've stumbled upon many gladiator (yuck) and whatever you call those frankensteinn boot/shoe combos (Booes?) but I am happy to say I found the perfect classy peep toe wedge with these neat Jeffrey Cambell gems, called the Vera 2 (available in black at Karmaloop and Lori's Sole of Chicago ). Got to www.jeffreycampbellshoes.com and check out a few of the new fall looks, and click on ... Read More
BY Laurie in General on Aug 05, 2009 |
Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme, one of Charles Manson's most loyal followers, is to be released on parole on Aug. 16th after serving 34 years in prison for the attempted assassination of President Ford.
Perhaps it was her baby face, or her quirky nickname, but for some reason I always had a soft spot for Squeaky.&nbsp; She was not implicated in the Tate/LaBianca murders, but she did live at Spahn Ranch, carved a swastika on her forehead, and was involved ... Read More