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The Iron Triangle (2017) at DOC NYC 2017

November 15th, 2017 by Mr. C

—————————————————————————————————— The struggle is real at the Willets Point section in the borough of Queens NYC, an industrial area that has been occupied by auto mechanic shops, junkyards, chop shops, & machinery businesses for decades. The time has come for the City to start evicting these businesses for new real estate development under the shadows […]

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all fall down in Warwick & Bellvale, NY

October 22nd, 2017 by Mr. C

(Bellvale Farms in Bellvale, NY) —————————————————————————————————– I felt crummy that I couldn’t commit to the all day Tour De Bronx ride today, an annual free bicycle ride that tours the borough of the Bronx. But fortunately, the day wasn’t completely wasted as we took a half day jaunt into the beautiful countryside of Warwick, NY […]

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Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey

October 7th, 2017 by Mr. C

(L: Lockheed Bushmaster,R: Coast Guard Sikorsky Helicopter) ————————————————————————————————————– Just a mere 5 minutes away from the Planet Chocko kitchen if all the traffic lights cooperate leading towards Teterboro Airport, lies the Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey! This was one of those places that I always said to myself, I gotta make […]

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Citi Summer Streets NYC 2017

August 20th, 2017 by Mr. C

One of NYCs most popular annual events – Summer Streets NYC came to a close yesterday. Summer Streets & the Department of Transportation of NYC turns 3 consecutive Saturdays in August into a 7 mile car free zone stretching from Downtown Manhattan Lafayette Street / City Hall area all the way uptown to Park ave […]

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paging mr. c – lost & found – mini nyc up / Big Apple BBQ Block Party

June 12th, 2017 by Mr. C

(the Ubons BBQ team getting their smoked wings on – finishing things on the grill) hey folks, Mr. C is back on the scene again! It’s been more than a NY minute since I reported on my insignificant findings & frolickings about in the little village on the prairie. I’ve been uber busy tending to […]

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JIM JARMUSCH at Williams Center PATERSON Screening

December 30th, 2016 by chocko

Earlier in December, The William Carlos Williams Center for the Performing Arts in Rutherford, New Jersey hosted a special screening of Paterson with the writer and director of the film, Jim Jarmusch in attendance. Jarmusch was in the house during a pre-reception in the lobby of the historic building and also to introduce the film […]

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Alessandro Gallo art exhibit at Jonathan Levine Gallery : FOR SOME REASON runs until 12/17

December 3rd, 2016 by Mr. C

————————————————————————————————— We usually make a bad habit of attending must see art exhibits on the last day of the show but not this time! Italian artist Alessandro Gallo is currently showing his 2nd solo exhibit of ceramic sculptures at the Jonathan Levine Gallery. The show runs from November 19 – December 17, 2016. Gallo’s 2 […]

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OFF THE RAILS documentary might leave a few skidmarks on your mind!

November 27th, 2016 by Mr. C

—————————————————————————————————————– OFF THE RAILS : Documentary Director: Adam Irving Producer: Adam Irving, Glen Zipper Production Company: Gemini Pictures, Zipper Brothers Film Runtime: 87 min —————————————————————————————————————— Off the Rails documentary continues the New York State of complicated minds with a fascinating & compelling story of a one of a kind character in a one of a […]

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TRUE NEW YORK is out on DVD and VOD (iTunes)

November 17th, 2016 by Mr. C

——————————————————————————————————— We wanted to share an excellent documentary anthology that was released as a feature by First Run Features called TRUE NEW YORK. True New York is an awesome collection of 5 award-winning short film docs that takes place in NYC. All 5 films display a subculture of NY that undeniably reams of Big Apple […]

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DOC NYC November 10-17, 2016

November 11th, 2016 by chocko

If you love movies, specifically documentaries and you happen to be in the NYC area, then drop what you’re doing and head downtown now and don’t make any other plans but to hunker down in a movie theater to soak it all in! The 7th Annual DOC NYC (America‚Äôs largest documentary festival) is in full […]

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Boogie down Bx Takeover – 2016 Tour de Bronx

October 25th, 2016 by Mr. C

(Starting line by Lehman College) (A Bronx-Grand Concourse takeover! – the bridge is over,the bridge is over!) ————————————————————————————————————— One of my favorite annual events in NYC not to mention that it’s also free is the Tour de Bronx currently on its 22nd year of operation! The Tour de Bronx is an organized bicycle ride cruising […]

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The Ghost Of Uncle Joe’s 2016

October 24th, 2016 by chocko

What better way to celebrate the Halloween season than with a good old fashioned get down in a cemetery with food, drinks and music? What began as an annual event to pay homage to a long gone, favorite Jersey City bar, The Ghost Of Uncle Joe’s has become a fundraiser for The Historic Jersey City […]

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