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Tag: New York City

New York Citys’ High Line Park

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
New York Citys’ High Line Park

The first time I saw New York City’s High Line Park Gardens was January 1, 2015. At that time, it was still in the fetal stage of construction. However, when Rick Drake spoke about the Gardens of the High Line, I was amazed at the transformation and am aching to return. Drake gave us an […]

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Point Loma’s Kendra Shank returns home for jazz album release concert

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Point Loma’s Kendra Shank returns home for jazz album release concert

By Stephen Prendergast You would normally expect your high school valedictorian to go on to become a titan in business, a renowned scientist or medical doctor, or enter some similar high-profile career. Point Loma High School graduate and valedictorian Kendra Shank has made a name for herself, as well, but not in the “traditional” areas […]

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Ahley Bathgate Solo Cello

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ahley Bathgate Solo Cello

Ashley Bathgate has been described as an “eloquent new music interpreter” (New York Times) and a “rising star of her instrument” (Albany Times Union) who combines “bittersweet lyricism along with ferocious chops” (New York Magazine). Her “impish ferocity,” “rich tone” and imaginative phrasing” (New York Times) have made her one of the most sought after […]

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Lost in Translation

| April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

It was time to leave New York City for the airport. We ordered our taxi very early because it was St. Patrick’s Day and the parade was causing major gridlock in the city. Our driver assured us it was an established upfront fee and the meter would not be on. Settling into the back seat, […]

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