Lisa Schiffman

Lisa Schiffman is a writer with Anton Media Group.

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Film Director Josie Rourke Recasts Image Of 16th-Century Monarch Mary Stuart

Mary Stuart is one of the most celebrated yet misunderstood figures in Scottish history. The 16th century Scottish monarch’s tumultuous life included a brief reign that was roiled by intrigue and murder, ill-fated marriages, imprisonment and...

When Home Was On A Long Island Whaleship

After waiting for her sea captain husband’s return from a two-year whaling voyage, Martha Brewer Brown was faced with either being separated from him again or leaving behind their two-year-old daughter Ella with relatives so...

An Inside Look At MGM’s Historical Spy Thriller Operation Finale

An interview with career Mossad agent and film consultant Avner Avraham Operation Finale, the new historical spy thriller, is based on the true story of the mission to capture Nazi war criminal Adolph Eichmann. Fifteen years after...

Ballet That Cooks

Le Clercq’s creative legacy beyond dance Ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq glides across the stage with a sensual elegance in Afternoon of a Faun, a ballet choreographed by Jerome Robbins. Le Clercq, principal ballerina of the New...

Heroes Revealed

Museum exhibits the trial and capture of Adolf Eichmann Adolf Eichmann, the man responsible for the planning and implementation of the Nazis’ “Final Solution” to annihilate European Jewry during World War II, might have lived out...

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Man Assaulted, Robbed In Oyster Bay

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred on May 16 at 8 p.m. in Oyster Bay. Police say the 34-year-old male victim was approached by...

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured In Lake Grove Crash

Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that critically injured a motorcyclist they say drove into the back of a pick-up...

Clarkson University Offers Scholarships To High Schoolers

The Clarkson School, Clarkson University's early college program, is once again proud to offer the $60,000—or $15,000 per year—Clarkson School Scholars Award. The award is...

The Future Was Here: The 1939 World’s Fair

In 1935, New York, as with the rest of the country, was still in the throes of Depression. A group of enterprising investors got...

Geoffrey Zakarian’s Espresso Tips And Espresso Biscotti Recipe

While nothing beats a shot of fresh espresso in the morning, instant espresso powder is the way to go when you are cooking and...
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