Archive for February 2nd, 2020

by Sam Juliano

Our 43rd annual (yes incredibly that’s right!) Oscar party will be held for the fifth straight year at Fairview’s Tiger Hose Firehouse on Sedore Avenue next Sunday, February 9th at 6:00 P.M. till midnight.   As always our hot food buffet with include a number of succulent dishes buffet style-courtesy of of the awesome Gandolfo’s pizzeria/restaurant in North Bergen.  Eggplant parmigiana; chicken parmigiana; chicken francaise; sausage and peppers; fried calamari; penne vodka; meatballs; linguine, escarole and beans; cold cut antipasto; salad; beverages, beer and deserts will be served.  Many of the regulars will again be in attendance in the crowded but comforting back room and kitchen of the town’s oldest firehouse.  For those interested we also have our Oscar pool ballots ready to be filled out.

Friday night Lucille and I proudly attended “The Color Purple” touring performance at the State Theater in New Brunswick where the extraordinarily-talented 25-year-old Eric Lampmann (Lucille’s sister Elaine’s youngest son) performed as the first listed member of the orchestra as Reed 1 (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute, alto flute). The show, a Tony Award winning musical on Broadway, will be playing all over the country in coming months. Young Eric is a musical superstar!!! (more…)


Read Full Post »