Episode #12 – “CBD Benefits in Bedford Hills” with guest Scott Morgan and Marcie Manfredonia at Bedford Hills Wine and Beer Bar to discuss the health benefits of CBD Oils and her business CBD Live Natural. She also owns the Bedford Hills Wine and Beer Bar and the Custom Candle Co. all located at 25 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills, NY. Scott Morgan, musician and educator, plays at the Bedford Hills Wine and Beer Bar every Saturday Night 7-10pm. Also Wednesday night is either Trivia, Game Night and Badge Night (50% off drinks for service men and women the first Wed. of every month)
Episode #11 – “These Boys are HUGE!” Alex Kollar, comedian and a finalists at the Empire State Showdown on August 22nd at the Levity Lounge in West Nyack, NY. Asim Barnes, musician and music teacher, plays every other Saturday at Big Billy’s Bar located at 138 Mt. Vernon Ave, Mount Vernon, NY. Big Billys has Karaoke on Sunday, Tuesday & Friday. and every other Wednesday the Uptown Jam is open to all from 8PM – 11PM. Big Billy’s is located at 138 Mt. Vernon Ave., Mount Vernon, NY.
Episode 10 – “WHO WANTS TO GET LUCKY?” Liz & Frank sit down at the only Irish Sports Bar The Irish Bank in Hartsdale with our guest Lux Suicide of The Suicide Girls (and Host of the Addicted to Ink’s upcoming Miss Ink Pageant at the Westchester County Center on Sept. 28th) and Gary Troy lead singer/front man in Rattlin’ as well as, Broadway actor) to discuss everything Irish! Rattlin’ will play at Rudy’s in Hartsdale on Sept. 6th. Also Please Note: that the The Lil Baby and DaBaby Aug. 14 concert has been postponed to Wednesday, Nov. 27.
Episode 9 – “THE STARS OF GUITARS” – Featuring Gil Parris is an American Grammy-nominated rock, blues, jazz and pop guitarist. Bernie Williams a Puerto Rican former professional baseball player and musician, and Ryan Lakestream who has worked for 8 years in the TV/Film industry under the most prestigious names and companies. He is also a martial artist and comedic talent. Filmed at Ron Blacks Beer Hall with 40 ever-rotating draft beers from local crafts to world-renowned international beers. They offer a variety of popular Ciders, IPAs, Hefeweizen and a good selection of popular international and domestic Lagers. We discuss the legendary career of these men.
Episode 8 – “IS IT THE TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE OR MARIO CUOMO BRIDGE?” Liz & Frank discuss this and many issues affecting Westchester residents with our guests. Larry Sharpe is a former US Marine, Libertarian gubernatorial candidate, and educator. He has a new mentor program called The Sharpe Way with Larry Sharpe. Joe Matarese has been on Letterman, America’s Got Talent, Comedy Central and has 3 specials. Chrissie Mayr recently launched her show The Wet Spot on Compound Media. Filmed at Peter X Kelly’s, X2O Xaviar’s on the Hudson, sits on the water on the only turn of the century Victorian pier still in use on the Hudson River. X2O’s Dining Salon’s 25 foot vaulted ceiling and 3 walls of glass offers views of the George Washington and Tappan Zee Bridges. The food is outstanding with classic French, Italian and Spanish influences, and Asian embellishments which create a wholly original cuisine unique to the Hudson Valley. Peter owns some of the most renowned & acclaimed restaurants in New York State, all located in the Hudson Valley.
Episode 7 – “NO PASTA NO PARTY!” Liz and Frank sit down at the wonderfully authentic pizza and pasta temple TVB by Pax Romana in White Plains with comedian Jason Scott and musician John Leonardi of Cousin band. At TVB by Pax Romana in White Plains with Jason Scott and John Leonardi
Episode 6 – “THE WET SPOT & DAN ZOLTNICK with a ‘K'” We eat a delicious meal at Stone Fire in Mt. Kisco with Singer Songwriter Dan Zlotnick and Comedian Chrissie Mayr. Frank and Liz talk about Westchester’s sexiest musicians. Stone Fire has live music every Wednesday on the Patio (weather permitting). Delicious food, fresh pasta and pizza.
Episode 5 “DATING IN WESTCHESTER” Liz and Frank are joined this week by singer Mary Elissa and comedian Kaitlyn Murphy to talk about dating in Westchester. This episode was filmed at the lovely Z Prime Italian Steakhouse in White Plains (the food was phenomenal by the way) Every Thursday is Ladies Night (half priced drinks)
Episode 4 “PLEASANTVILLE MUSIC FESTIVAL” This is week we met at 808 Social in Scarsdale to talk with Bruce Figler (Executive Director of the Pleasantville Music Festival) Sean Barry (Host of The Big Barry Podcast), and Sal Cucullo (Chef and Owner of 808 Social. Liz Widulski shares he picks of the week, Bruce share stories from 15 years at Pleasantville Music Festival, and Sean puts out a missed connection report to the beautiful and mysterious woman who kissed him after a show at Lucy’s Laugh Lounge in Pleasantville last week.
Episode 3 “NO WAY TO GET AWAY” This episode was filmed at the award winning Sonora Restaurant, 179 Rectory Port Chester, NY. Frank and Liz talk with Neal Gerard from the FDR Drive Band about the fall out and reaction from the fact that certain venues DON’T PAY BANDS the money agreed upon. We also discuss upcoming music events, food, wine, and what might be the last strip club in Westchester County. Rafael Palomino is an award-winner Chef and owner of 9 restaurants in New England.
Episode 2 “BEST MUSIC VENUES” Our second episode was recorded at the iconic Pete’s Saloon and Restaurant in Elmsford, New York. We sat down for drinks and dinner (and the best fried calamari in Westchester!) to chat about the Best Music Venues in Westchester, the business of Live Music, Pete’s Saloon, and Police Off the Cuff. Bill Cannon is a retired Sgt. Detective of Manhattan North Homocide and co-host of Police Off The Cuff, a podcast where some of the most legendary figures in law enforcement tell their stories. Jimmy Tate has performed and sang in five broadway shows. An accomplished guitarist, pianist, and vocalist; Jimmy is able to mold his voice to almost any style of music. Pete Riekstin grew up with the love of music, and as a bass guitarist at sixteen played his first club. That’s probably where it all started. On August 15, 1977, Pete arrived in Elmsford… and stayed. Thirty-Nine Years and six major renovations later, “PETE’S” Saloon & Restaurant has become a landmark for food and music in Westchester County. PETE’S is a place to “EAT”. Under the premise that – “people must eat two or three times a day – and they may only be able to afford to dine once a week”, Pete created an affordable, home cooked menu consisting of burgers, steaks, chops, and fresh seafood that is accessible to almost any person’s daily budget.
Episode 1 “BEST BEACHES IN WESTCHESTER” Our first episode took place over drinks and delicious food (Chicken Parm Sliders! Pastrami Latkes!) at Saw Mill Tavern in Ardsley. We talk about Westchester’s best beaches, upcoming concerts and festivals, and Goumba Johnny’s show at Lucy’s in Pleasantville on Saturday, June 15, 2019.