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Smithtown resident, Lori Donaudy,
places at the national
Mrs. United States Pageant

held in Las Vegas, Nevada!

Lori is the reigning
Mrs. New York United States 2007

HER PLATFORM: Domestic Abuse Awareness & Prevention: Lori travels all across New York State for Yankee Manager Joe Torre's Safe at Home Foundation where she conducts high school assembly programs with teens about positive peer relationships and zero tolerance for all forms of abuse - physical, sexual, mental, emotional.

Tune in for an interview Thursday during the 5
o'clock hour (EST) via your computer and listen to a live interview with Lori. She was featured on urbanseshell in March in celebration of Women's History Month. She is the co-founder and Partner of Accounts & Planning at "freshbrick advertising". Lori will be a guest on the national radio show Grapevine, Talk Radio Network . She is scheduled for the 5:15-5:30 spot. You are in for a treat!


Saturday, August 11
Artists Studio Tour
Sponsored by the
East Hampton Chamber of Commerce

Tour of Artists Studios in and around East Hampton,
Amagansett and Bridgehampton.
12 noon to 5 p.m.
Guild Hall Reception
4 to 6:00
Tickets $25.00


Looking for something fun to do this coming weekend?
Stuck on the L.I.E. in Hamptons traffic?
Would you rather be riding bare back?

Then head straight out to Montauk and check out

located right off Rt. 27

Call ahead to reserve a trail ride.
(631) 668.2744

The oldest cattle ranch in the country
and part of the
Teddy Roosevelt State Park,
Deep Hollow was est. in 1658.
Owners Diane and Rusty Leaver run this ranch with their two children,
Gardiner and Rhetta to make your summer an unforgettable one!

Here's what they have to say:
"Riding at Deep Hollow Ranch is Western style,
from saddles to bridles to the real cowboys and
cowgirls who will be your trail guides.
Groups are small and we match a rider's
ability from beginners to advanced."

Private guided rides are available, too.

And don't miss a ride along the shore of Block Island Sound.
Pristine, white sandy beaches, and some of the
most beautiful coastline in the United States

For reservations and information about
boarding & horseback riding at Deep Hollow Ranch,
please call: (631) 668.2744.




Queens will have its second big movie premiere of the year (after Spider-Man 3), when the Museum of the Moving Image presents a special screening of The King of Kong: A Fistful of Dollars, an acclaimed new documentary about an epic rivalry for the world record in the classic video arcade game Donkey Kong. In addition to director Seth Gordon and producer Ed Cunningham, the reigning Donkey Kong champion Steve Wiebe will appear in person at the Museum on Sunday, August 12, at 3:00 p.m. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmakers and a Donkey Kong demonstration in the Museum galleries. Free with Museum admission. Reservation privileges are available for Museum members only. Call 718.784.4520.

[Members of the press are invited to attend a private 6:00 p.m. screening followed by a reception. Please RSVP to Nina Baron at / 212.303.1734 or Gary Springer at / 212.354.4660.]

In The King of Kong: A Fist of Dollars, filmmakers Seth Gordon and Ed Cunningham capture the battle for arcade-game supremacy between suburban father Steve Wiebe and video-game legend—and hot-sauce mogul—Billy Mitchell in this engaging and entertaining documentary. An intimate and surprising look at a wildly arcane subculture, this film is about much more than a game. Variety film critic Ronnie Scheib describes the film as “an intricate tale of intrigues, tourneys, minions and fools that would put a Renaissance court to shame.” Visit the official website at to view the trailer. The King of Kong opens in theaters on August 17.

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Dollars
Special guests: Filmmakers Seth Gordon and Ed Cunningham and Donkey Kong champ Steve Wiebe in person
Sunday, August 12, 3:00 p.m.
2007, 79 mins. 35mm print courtesy of Picturehouse.
Directed by Seth Gordon.
Produced by Ed Cunningham.
Screening followed by a discussion with the filmmakers and a Donkey Kong demonstration in the Museum’s galleries.

Hours: Wednesdays & Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Fridays, 12:00 to 8:00 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays, 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Tuesday, school groups only by appointment.)
Film Screenings: See above for schedule.
Museum Admission: $10.00 for adults; $7.50 for persons over 65 and for students with ID; $5.00 for children ages 5-18. Children under 5 and Museum members are admitted free. Admission to the galleries is free on Fridays, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Paid admission includes film screenings (except for special ticketed events)
Location: 35 Avenue at 36 Street in Astoria.
Subway: R or V trains (R or G on weekends) to Steinway Street. N or W trains to 36 Avenue.
Program Information: Telephone: (718) 784-0077; Website:

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