Category Archives: Offbeat

  • Movie review: InkOffbeat

    Ink (2009, NR) directed by Jamin Winans, starring: Quinn Hunchar, Chris Kelly, & Jessica Duffy. Ink is a movie that viewers will either love or hate, not too many will be in between. Ink is a movie about a young girl whose soul was stolen while dreaming, by a lost soul called Ink. Ink needs the young […]

  • Movie review: DreamscapeOffbeat

    Dreamscape (1984, PG-13) directed by Joseph Ruben, starring: Dennis Quaid, Kate Capshaw, Max von Sydow, & Christopher Plummer. Dreamscape is a movie that dabbles with the idea of psychics being able to project into an individuals dream with the help of machines managed by researchers. The researchers decide to use this government funded project to assist those […]

  • Nomadness travel tribe is the new urban travel movementOffbeat

    I love to travel and see the world. I haven’t had a chance to go to every one of my dream countries, but because of the Nomadness Travel Tribe, I feel like I am prepared for anything. Last year I was invited by a friend to join the online Facebook Nomadness Travel Tribe page. Inspiring, […]

  • Long Island’s Smart Growth VisionOffbeat

    Friday I attended Vision Long Island’s Smart Growth Summit.  Smart growth is redeveloping areas to support mixed-use, mixed-income communities. Often these are redevelopments that promote convenience, pedestrian/bike-friendly roads, affordable housing, public transportation, retail, and open space preservation. Vision Long Island’s goal over the last ten years or so has been to improve infrastructure in Long Island’s downtown areas […]

  • Surviving Hurricane SandyOffbeat

    I’ve been an observer of  worldwide and nationwide natural disasters my entire life, yet never have been directly affected until recently. Last week Hurricane Sandy wrecked havoc across the northeast part of the United States. Meteorologists and government officials warned citizens that the storm would be a bad one, and in New York a state of emergency was declared. […]

  • Networking Event: Hempstead RebirthOffbeat

    We all have heard of separation of church and state, but should there be a separation of church and business? On August 2, 2012, I had the opportunity to attend the Hempstead Rebirth Open House. Hempstead Rebirth CDC is a nonprofit, faith-based organization founded by Pastor Curtis Riley. The goal of this organization is to […]