Until next week ... kisses
Rolling out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer, and life’s never been so good. Except for the unrest that plagues the Middle East and Ukraine.
Summertime in the city is so much fun, even if it is hot and sticky.
The Cosmopolitan Review
In front of thousands of people who lined the highway on the banks of the East River and thousands more who viewed the display on TV, it was quite a production.
While weather for the month of June ended on a picture perfect day, all was not so in the hood. Once again, peace failed to reign as gun violence erupted just as the sun had set and the sky was still lit at twilight. Eerily close to home, the victim lay dead in front of the old Meat Masters, located on 133rd Street at Fifth Avenue.
June has to be one of my favorite months of the year. The weather is sunny and warm, the humidity has yet to set in and the nights are good for sleeping. It’s the time for graduations, and it’s such a joy to see the caps, gowns, white dresses and young men in their suits and ties.
The Rev. James A. Forbes Jr. and Bettye Franks Forbes will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary as they renew their vows along with dozens of couples who have been previously married by the reverend.
It is with profound sadness that I announce the death of my father-in-law, Charles Edward Mitchell, aged 88
Aaron Davis Hall, one of the largest performing arts centers in Manhattan north of Lincoln Center, has received a commitment from the City Council and the College University of New York for $12.5 million to upgrade the facility as it is to become the City College Center for the Arts (CCCA). In celebration, over 200 New Yorkers interested in arts and education came to Bonhams auction house to hear Lisa S. Coico, president of the City College of New York (CCNY), make the official announcement.
Greetings from Anna Maria Island, Fla., where the sun is hot, the water is blue and the living is easy. The Mitchells joined other family members and friends for the nuptials of cousin Catherine, daughter of former Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Frank Morton Jr., to Charlie Palmer.
Mother’s Day was a glorious day—a sign of so many good things to come.