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ub Sun, 08/22/2021 - 13:48

Sometimes there is just too much going on in our lives, and in the whole world, that we can’t always find the time to focus.

What can you do when every time you sit down, you feel distracted? How can you get back to where you once belonged and feeling focused? 

Focal Point is celebrating its 47th birthday, so start bringing in your work to be these years anniversary show at Focal Point Gallery call Ron Tener 718 885-1403

Best Music Video?
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ub Fri, 06/25/2021 - 11:12

This one may reportedly be the best music video produced so far this 2021 year, according to trending popular responses. Opinions?

Fairly Warmer Welcome
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ub Sat, 06/05/2021 - 10:44

Locals are once again welcoming one and all to the bi-annual Arts and Crafts Fair on City Island - A Slice of NYC Paradise.

The City Island Chamber of Commerce was established over 100 years ago, formerly the Board of Trade, to unite the businesses of City Island. Though the mix of businesses has changed, we still believe that the same values and interests should hold us together.

A Generation of Dreams
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ub Fri, 04/23/2021 - 18:26

On this Oscars Weekend, we offer a blast from the past with some notable stars ⭐️ who have earned their American film stripes.

MY FAMILY, MI FAMILIA stars Jimmy Smits, Esai Morales, and AFI Board in a story about three generations of a Mexican American family living in East Los Angeles. The film was co-written and produced by AFI Conservatory Screenwriting Discipline Head Anna Thomas. 

Gingerbread House Images

Submitted by ub on Sat, 11/28/2020 - 12:47
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THE SANTA VISIT WILL GO ON: Speaking via video link from his North Pole home, #SantaClaus promises he will be delivering presents, as usual, this Christmas. Meanwhile, we are announcing a global search for the most wonderful gingerbread house in the whole wide 🌎  world. A gingerbread house is a novelty confectionery shaped like a building that is made of cookie dough, cut and baked into appropriate components like walls and roofing.

Donald Dope Becomes Daffy Doofus

Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/19/2020 - 08:21
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The pressure is on for the GOP because they bet on the worst possibility and placed their trust in the egomaniac.  Now that their part is deteriorating fast, Republican Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell admits he could lose control, Lindsey Graham desperately feels the same heat, and Senator Ted Cruz, who is not up for re-election has nevertheless read the writing on the wall sounded the alarm, saying the election will be a “Bloodbath” for Republicans.

"IF" JR Kipling

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/19/2020 - 11:59
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The following should be required reading. ‘IF’ was written by an Indian born, English Nobel Laureate poet and journalist named Joseph Rudyard Kipling. It can serve as the ultimate inspiration that tells all of us how to deal with different phases in life and helps us to become better people.

The poem, written in 1895 and first published in ‘Rewards and Fairies’, 1910 is 32 lines long with four stanzas of eight lines each. It is a tribute to Leander Starr Jameson. The poem is written in the form of paternal advice to the poet’s son, John. 

The Oldest and Greatest
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ub Thu, 09/17/2020 - 12:40

When we first launched this blog, Ron Terner was kind enough to allow us to transmit live images of City Island avenue to grace our front page. Then, I had 28K views, according to Google analytics. We are now past 60K and growing.

Focal Point Gallery is the oldest establishment on City Island and Terner is celebrating 46 years in business, which is quite a feat, so let's give him a big hand. Let us also support him with dollars and cents. Ron is the greatest artist on the island.