Sunday, July 22, 2007

New York Blog Game (with Prizes)!

Brian, the fabulousness of your "intermission" is forcing me to step up this posting (see posting below). I am forced to offer prizes! Here are five places/things to identify - all taken during my Sunday wanderings. The winner will receive something very fabulous and original from New York City (or Spokane, same diff):

1. Does this restaurant look familiar? If so, why?















2. Name two stars who got their start at Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater.
















3. What is the significance of this date? (it's on a t-shirt...you are seeing Broadway reflected in the window).




















4. What is this and where is it eaten? (hint: I have been to this country and I was culinarily confused there).









5. This church is in South Harlem (SoHa), a block from my dormitory, and a very famous civil rights minister made an anti-war speech here 40 years ago. John Edwards- making his statement as the most anti-war presidential candidate- was here recently, "in Hilary's territory" (she is seen here often), making reference to this famous speech. What is the name of the church?

OK, if you are having trouble posting, just email your answers to me, and I will post them for you. The first to get the most right wins. Good luck!

7 comments:

The Norris Clan said...

Oh, YES! Two games in two days AND two blogs in ONE day! Can it get any better? I submit that it CANNOT!! (a little brian regan, for anyone who cares).

OK.

1. Seinfeld restaurant
2. Best loved vocalists of all time: Billy Holiday (my personal fav) and Ella Fitzgerald!!
3. Must be inauguration day?! Bad for Bush, good for others...
4. My Greek town days in Chicago are telling me it is spanokopita
5. The infamous... Riverside Church. "A genuine revolution of values means in the final analysis that our loyalties must become ecumenical rather than sectional. Every nation must now develop an overriding loyalty to mankind as a whole in order to preserve the best in their individual societies." ~ Dr. MLK, '67

Did I do good?!?!

Marjie Bowker said...

Casey's answers:

OK, I know this is cheap to take advantage because I am 9 hours ahead, but
here goes.

1. Seinfeld

2. James Brown and Billie Holliday

3. Inauguration Day -- thank God!

4. Is it Mexican Torta?

5. Metropolitan A.M.E Church?

As much as I love animals, rats are DISGUSTING! If one ran across my sandal
I would need therapy.

Love,

Casey

Marjie Bowker said...

Rita's:

My feeble attempt at your quiz:
1. Looks like the delish' hamburger joint in Des Moines (you in the photo...lookin' in the window)
2. Dizzy Gillespie and Fats Waller (I didn't "google it", obviously)
3. Is that a humbow?
4. Something relating to Martin Luther King
5. Bassillica St. Something

Marjie Bowker said...

OK, Keep playing. No one has gotten them all right yet.

angie said...

I have not a clue, Marj. I'll admit it. But, I did get to see my Megan dancing on stage in a local church musical, while Nolan manned the spotlight! Maybe they will be famous someday too. You never know!

Marjie Bowker said...

So, Karyn, you lived in Greektown, in Chicago? I was just in GT over spring break, and had amazing food! But this is not spanokopita.

Kumma said...

Okay, Smarj... Here's my shot at big prizes...

1. The outdoor shot of the diner frequented by Jerry, George, Elaine, and Kramer on "Seinfeld."

2. Sarah Vaughn and Ella Fitzgerald, two of my all-time favorite vocalists...

3. America becomes Bush-less... (a.k.a., inauguration day)

4. I'm going to say it is a Chinese Ginger Clam...

5. Riverside Church.

PLEASE let me be right... I (heart) NY.

Sbill