“The Inescapable Consequence” (Yorkshire Publishing), by J.D. Belcher, is a true fantastical read with a mix of mystery and paranormal in a nod to the style of the grandmaster Stephen King. The book combines a modern interpretation of the fallen angel Azazel with the intermixing of diverse religions and cultures depicted for end times of modern-day life.

This Pittsburgh-based fantasy thriller takes us inside the mind of Cashe — the mixed-race pizza delivery driver who is the story’s protagonist. Cashe is afflicted with severe sleep apnea. …


Hardships tend to break us, immobilize us, or even destroy us entirely, so understandably we become inspired when tragedy turns into triumph or when adversity transforms into an achievement.

Mark Gold — Immigrant to Innovator

When seeking to overcome challenges, much can be learned by observing an immigrant’s fortitude for achieving the American dream. One such person is Mark Gold, the current Technology Advisor to the Queens Borough President Donovan Richards.

Gold’s American dream begins as it has for many — arriving in New York City’s JFK airport from a foreign land seeking stability and prosperity. …


The famed music venue My Father’s Place in Roslyn, NY is forever attached to its founding father Michael “Eppy” Epstein. Both, the man and the club, share the limelight of historic proportions in the world of music’s past and present — and the future.

Image Courtesy of My Father’s Place YouTube

The 70s Birthed My Father’s Place

The early 70s was all about the music and antiestablishment — singing of ending the war and bringing peace. At the same time, major corporations were taking over building malls and chains that were slowly knocking out family-owned businesses.

The Roslyn Bowl was in drastic need of encouraging business before it was closed permanently. It’s owner…


Vic Kastel has brought his amazing 1970s music into a new century with his very first album — the critically acclaimed “Time Traveler.” With the aid of analog equipment and musicians, 13 original songs had been recorded in the 70s by the veteran singer and songwriter — yet never circulated before 2020.

In a year of pandemic sized madness “Time Traveler” is a welcome respite with the Times Square Chronicles calling the album, “A welcome and rare surprise.”

Kastel’s Musical Journey

From the age of 14, the music man was hooked after strumming the first guitar he picked up. He began playing with…


In a pandemic year of uncertainties, The Oxfords found certainty that dreams can truly come true — eventually — as the 1960s group was reborn at the top of the Pop Oldies chart on Amazon. After an over 50-year break up the band found themselves reunited and at the top spot 55 years since their very first success.

“A Classic Philly 60’s Band” remained in the number one spot for four consecutive weeks. The new CD has been exciting original fans and finding a new generation of fandom.

The Oxfords Prove Dreams Can Come True

Their story began when a group of six local Philly high school-aged…


A free workshop for guided breathwork healing is the perfect prescription to reboot one’s energy. With a pandemic in full force, it is vital to find ways to heal, relax, and destress in order to stay healthy and move forward.

Known healer Jay Bradley, founder of Breathe On It, is the perfect person to take one on a breathwork journey. A childhood of being bullied drove him on a road of bad habits seeking to anesthetize his trauma. Eventually, Bradley realized the need to get on a new thoroughfare to find self-love to alleviate a life of pain. …


Nineteen years later the never forget 9/11 brings back once again the startling terror that struck the U.S. — only this year being engulfed by the horrific Covid-19 Pandemic. Clashing with the day to never forget is a virus taking over the country and world putting tributes of remembrance at risk along with lives.

That deadly day should not be remembered in vain. Not only is it vital to recall all those lost on September 11, but it is also imperative to acknowledge how everyone immediately came together to fight against terror. …


Romeo Delight — Image Courtesy of Romeo Delight

Romeo Delight being named in the Van Halen book “Unchained” as one of the top tribute bands in the country, as well as top vocals, confirms their value to the music world. The band’s energy has proved to be so Van Halen worthy that David Lee Roth selected Romeo Delight’s video for his “The Roth Show.”

In December 2020 and January 2021, the band played two live shows with COVID-protocols in place. The Landis Theater in New Jersey and The Sellersville Theater in Philadelphia were both sell-outs.

Both Romeo Delight shows also proved a fitting tribute to guitarist Eddie Van…


Social distancing is the key to diminish the rate of spread of COVID-19 — physical contact must be extremely limited. Work restrictions, public location closures, and severely limiting travel other than essential food and medical needs will reduce the rate of the outbreak.

Social Distancing Concluded Necessity

Omid Shahnaz translated Irancovid-19.com from Farsi to English to come to an important deduction. Practicing physical distancing activities will reduce the rate of infection and delay the desperate time needed to reach the peak — or apex of the curve.

The apex represents the number of patients currently infected at one time — that is the highest…


COVID-19 testing of all persons will implement the ability to make predictions on the function and outcome of the level of the mitigations in place and other necessary measures needed to contain this coronavirus. Facts must be collected on the relevant variables of amassed data coming from testing results in order to do the work needed to stop the pandemic spread and find a cure.

Intense COVID-19 Testing Needed to Stop Exponential Growth

Without appropriate testing, general statements cannot be made on the exponential growth of the pandemic, nor can there be necessary implementations put in place to reduce the spread of the disease. …

Carol Ruth Weber

Carol’s objective is to write pieces that inspire and stimulate. Her work is seen on multiple platforms including Huff Post, CBS, NYNJ, care.com, and many more.

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