“Paddington” hits a soft spot for the young and old and shows promising signs for future sequels By Steve V. Rodriguez

Upon my family’s recent December trip to London we couldn’t help notice the outpouring of love and chatter about the bear that’s grabbed the hearts of both young and old, while somehow crossing multi-generations of time. I’m talking about Paddington the bear: the furry brown bear with the red rain hat and blue duffle coat that […] Click to read more »

Deep House Release, “Feelings” by DJ Norman Jay feat. Natalie Wood off Salted Music

Always a sucker for new vocal House gems to keep the groove flowing, Salted Music, led by Miguel Migs just released, “Feelings” by newcomer, DJ Russ Jay (son of the legendary DJ Norman Jay). Heavy bass beats fuse with Woods ethereal, yet soulful vocals. The pair is a match in blissful heaven. The original track […] Click to read more »

‘Chess’-Nuts! East West Players “Chess, The Musical” Stays True to Original London Version Now in Los Angeles By Frank D. Pond

I have two confessions to make.  First, and should be most surprising to those who know me best, there was a time in my life when travel wasn’t a high priority.  I hadn’t caught that “bug” yet.  Yes, until my mid-twenties, I had been to few places and had no strong desire to travel.  Then, […] Click to read more »

TABLET chooses the best hotels with your help and makes booking easy, affordable and fun By Frank Pond

Progressive Pulse correspondent and travel expert, Frank Pond uses Tablet to book his hotels as he travels the globe,  because he can get good rates and some of the best options for his hotel stays. We’ve found you can find some of the best boutique and hip hotels on the planet because Tablet keeps tabs […] Click to read more »

Yotel’s pod-like cabins are the perfect option for the urban traveler

  On a recent trip to London via JFK, I landed early and was a bit sleepy from catching up on too many flicks. I was happy to learn that Delta had partnered with Yotel, the Japanese inspired pod-like capsules that take the place of the traditional hotel. Started by Simon Woodroffe and Gerard Greene, […] Click to read more »

Where to Shop for Progressive Fashion in London

For New Yorkers, London is an easy flight from JFK to Heathrow airport. One can easily spend a long weekend leaving on a Thursday and arriving Friday morning. You can be at your hotel by 11, shower and be out the door to begin your shopping excursion. What neighborhood? What department stores?? Which designers??? All […] Click to read more »

“Priscilla, Queen of the Desert”: THE show to see by Kevin M. Thomas

There’s so much cross dressing on Broadway these days that it’s hard for something to standout any more. We’ve got “The Importance of Being Earnest,” “The Divine Sister” and “La Cage aux Folles” for starters. Move over bitches as there’s a new set of drag queens coming to town in the form of “Priscilla, Queen […] Click to read more »