NEW YORK SOCCER RIVALRY STARTS SUNDAY

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This Sunday May 10th at Red Bull Park in Harrison, NJ, we will have the first meeting between the two New York franchises of MLS. The New York Red Bulls are playing the New York City Football Club and even though the clubs are going in different directions, it will not take away from the importance of this match up in the New York Metropolitan area.

New York has three professional soccer teams when you add in the New York Cosmos of the NASL, who have also started well with their latest star acquisition Raul. As a result the teams are not only competing against their league opponents but perception as well.

The Red Bulls have been very unlucky in the post season after having excellent seasons the past two years but they have not missed a beat in 2015 as they stand at 3-1-4 and are unbeaten at home where they have the record for most home wins since 2012 with a 34-7-14 mark.

New York City FC brings David Villa but they have not had much to be optimistic about since the start as they are 1-5-3 currently and have not won on the road yet. They will be looking to snap a three game losing and seven game winless streak. They also are having a problem putting the goal in the net as they snapped a 267 minute goalless streak in a 3-1 loss to Seattle last week.

But the birth of a rivalry begins Sunday. So much are being expected of these games that the New York City FC had opened up the 300 Level at Yankee Stadium for the June 28th rematch. MLS will be hoping for these three season encounters to be the talk of the town in the city, something they foresaw when they awarded NYCFC their franchise this year.

Park Lane Celebrity Stylist launches ‘Galeria of Jewels’

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Reflect a life that’s glitz and glam with designs from Galeria of Jewels celebrity jewelry stylist, Rachel Brisita-Torres of Park Lane.

Where your style shows off your ‘Sass & Success!’

Inspired by the divas of fashion, celebrity icons, Eva Longoria, Jennifer Lopez, Thelma Hayek and many more, Rachel’s ‘Galeria of Jewels’ has evolved to become the Celebrity hot spot of Gems in NJ. Where from coast to coast fashionistas sought and have found the most sexiest jewelry at most affordable prices.

I don’t know about you, but I give this fashionista 5 STARS *****

So many amazing pieces, watch out 5th Ave in NYC, the hottest jewels are in Jersey!

BANDIDO JR. : FROM FATHER TO SON

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The story of a young man, based in Newark, New Jersey, parents via Puerto Rico, is a familiar one. But the differences can be found in a love for a sport, Professional Wrestling, that restored a link to his past. The man known by the ring moniker, Bandido, Jr. was like a lot of wrestling fans in their youth, doing things like taping over his cartoon videos with his favorite performers. Surprisingly, while at a outdoor party, he was introduced to a masked man, a star wrestler, and it would never be the same.

“I was with my mother and a ring was setup in the middle of a block party.”

Bandido recalled,

“We were standing around and sure enough this man, in his long tights, boots and mask, was talking to my mom.”

His mother proceeded to allow the masked mountain of a man to take her son away to a quiet spot and proceeded to explain to this starstruck child that he was his father.

“My response was that, my Dad is a wrestler!!! Its the greatest thing ever.”

The calendar of the pro wrestler known as Bandido was the same as most wrestlers in the business, with very little free time in their lives. His father had started his career in Puerto Rico which explained the lengthy absence in his first seven years.

“I learned why it was in my blood and it was a sign, most definitely.”

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Bandido, Jr. went on to follow in his father’s footsteps and made a name for himself in the Indie rings. The irony was not lost on him as he grew up to draw fans of his own who came to cheer the Latino hero on the cards he performed in. He reflected on that.

“Watching people want my father’s autograph and doing magazine interviews, for me to get that same attention he was is surreal.”

Bandido Jr. is proud of heritage and though not outwardly seeking the position of role model, he does not shy away from the notion that he is a hero to Latino youth as well as others.

“To represent Latinos all over the world, to be visualized and noticed as a leader is pretty special.”

On this evening wrestling for FWE (Family Wrestling Federation) he is doing what he loves. As he points out he is blessed to be able to parlay his natural athletic skills to something he enjoys. And it shows in his performances. He can also point back to yesterday to a masked man who took his kid by the hand and removed the mask that allowed them to restart their relationship.

“If you love what you do, you never work a day in your life.”

Latina Beach Body Coach – What’s Her Secret?

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Advertisers often emphasize sexuality and the importance of physical attractiveness in an attempt to sell products. But researchers are concerned that this pressure on women and men to focus on their appearance is the most important thing over living a balanced healthy lifestyle which is not about botox, tummy tucks or lipo.

Don’t get me wrong I’m definitely for a little tweaking here and there, but if your stuffing your face then don’t expect to be a size 0. Plastic surgery is not the only option,” says Latina Beachbody Work Out Coach Rachel B. Torres.

Rachel’s schedule is not out of the ordinary. If you’re a working mom or a house wife (maintaining a home is work) you would definitely relate. As a teacher in the Franklin Township district in New Jersey, having 2 kids, pursuing multiple advanced degrees in Education and maintaining a home, her schedule is evidently not the most flexible.

As busy as I am I needed time for me. You lose yourself in all this.”

This is when she came across Beachbody. Rachel has made this program part of her daily lifestyle and has been able to get results through following the 21-day fix work out regimen and adhering to their internal core values:

Commit and deliver on your promises.
Treat people with respect and be courageously forthright.
Take initiative to improve everything.
Work with passion, enthusiasm, and common sense.

After achieving her goals she realized that this is a program that everyone should incorporate into there own routine. With her support she will help you achieve your fitness goals, You’ll see why Beachbody 21-Day Fix is your regimen for good health and happiness.

The True Body Perfected.

McDONALD’S® NY METRO TEAMS UP WITH SBS NY AND LATIN GRAMMY® NOMINEE BACHATA MUSIC SENSATION #ROMEOSANTOS IN NEW EXCITING MUSIC SWEEPSTAKES


McDonald’s NY Metro and its new Café con Leche are thrilled to announce an exciting sweepstakes in partnership with SBS NY’s Mega 97.9 and 93.1 Amor. The sweepstakes will give McDonald’s guests the chance to win VIP tickets to Romeo Santos’ long awaited mega concert that will kick-off the second leg of the Latin music star’s tour, Formula Vol. 1, on March 22nd at Newark’s Prudential Center. Four lucky winners will also have the exclusive opportunity to attend a backstage meet-and-greet session with the Latin Grammy nominated and Billboards Awards winning bachata singing sensation.

McDonald’s customers can visit any participating restaurant to find in-store trayliners featuring a scannable QR code that will direct them to www.lamusica.com. There they can register to become the lucky winners of VIP tickets. Guests can also text the phrase “McDONALD’S CAFÉ CON LECHE” to 42330 or go to the website directly www.lamusica.com. Four winners will also have a chance to be selected for access passes to the backstage meet-and-greet. For more information, guests can also visit www.Mcdonaldsnytristate.com/es/cafeconlechesweepstakes.


“Romeo is indeed, one of the most influential Latin music stars in the world today, his career and connection with the Hispanic public has made him an icon in the music industry and McDonald’s is very happy to be part of this event,” stated Jessica Meléndez, McDonald’s Regional Marketing Manager for the New York Metro Region. “McDonald’s NY Metro introduced the new Café con Leche to satisfy our Hispanic customers’ coffee style preference. And as we continue to build a connection with this important part of our audience we are delighted to have joined forces with SBS NY and to have Café con Leche as a platform to bring to our customers this exciting ticket giveaway,” added Meléndez.

Romeo Santos, as former leader of the multi-hit bachata group Aventura, has been a key figure in popularizing the bachata genre amongst Latino millennials. A leading artist of what is known as the “urban bachata” movement, he has played a major role in transforming this traditional Dominican genre into a mainstream phenomenon. Now as a solo artist, his stardom is reaching new heights as he continues accumulating hits and awards as well as selling out arenas across the country and internationally.