In addition to this, the outline of the building is highlighted by a lot of lights and spotlights shining into the sky. As I get to the door, a valet greets me and says, “Hello, welcome to Mystic Lake and good luck” in a happy inflection. After being greeted, my girlfriend and I immediately went into the casino floor and began looking around. The first thing that hits me is the noise. Although for the most part it was pretty quiet, every once and a while the “silence” would be broken.
With a lot of work, their determination finally paid off. On the night of April 17, 1906, crowds of the wealthier people of the population of San Francisco, assembled at the Grand Opera House on Mission Street to hear the Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso, perform. On this evening the weather was unusually balmy, and a reporter standing outside the Opera House noticed that the horses stabled nearby were unusually restless. However, people were more focused on the entertainment of the evening. The streets were filled with horse drawn carriages and automobiles, all arriving for a night to remember.
When the night-club does not deliver the expectations for the night or the bar is full of stuck-up people, Jags seems to be a good place for an after party. Jags sends out an advertised SUV with Jaguar girls, dressed in gold bottoms and black tank-tops, to go into a night-club and hype the after party at Jags. As soon as the girls walk in the night-club the DJ loudly announces the Jaguar girls are here and the room fills with the noise of loud yelling
And it has an open ceiling above it so it can catch rain water. This room leads me out to the Inner Peristyle. Rows of columns surround this beautiful garden. The columns are modeled after those in the House of the Colored Capitals in Pompeii. In the corners are marble fountains that are re-creations from the Villa dei Papri.
In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and champagne and the stars.” (Chapter 3, pg 41) This is early in the book and really gives you a first impression to Mr Gatsby – to the reader it might instil the impression of him being a big spender, someone that throws money at everything. He had frequent parties in the summer that had massive crowds of important people, with alcohol in a time of prohibition and he could get away with having loud music and bright lights hours and hours. With fenders spread like wings we scattered light through half Astoria – only half, for as we twisted among the pillars of the elevated I heard the familiar ‘jug – jug – spat’ of a motorcycle, and a frantic policeman rode alongside. ‘All right, old sport,’ called Gatsby. We slowed down.
The weather and climate is amazing out here, its always around the high 70 during day and low 50 in the night! The capital is right here too, its such a beautiful place to visit! I hope I could convice you to want to come move out here with me! talk to you
Everything went from traditional to modern. Sports became big business when it came to consumers and the economy. The most famous home-run hero Babe Ruth caused many to buy tickets in such numbers to see him play at the Yankee Stadium. In 1921 boxing was also a sport that created a lot of buzz. Jazz, the music that is said to emerge at this time was a way for many young people to let go and have fun.
Nicky Patcha Mr. Bosley English 11 5/13/07 The Best Place to Take a Date Central Park- New York City E. 59th Street & 5th Avenue The best place to take a date is Central Park in New York City. It offers a rich variety of activities to entertain, educate and amaze not only you and your date, but its millions of visitors. The hundreds of fascinating attractions, facilities and concerts are only matched by the incredible landscape. There is no worry about anyone ruining your privacy for there are endless amounts of places you can wander off to. The main reason for going however would have to be for enjoying the beauty of the environment.
‘The arcades, a rather recent invention of industrial luxury,’ so says an illustrated guide to Paris of 1852, ‘are glass-covered, marble-paneled passageways through entire complexes of houses whose proprietors have combined for such speculations. Both sides of these passageways, which are lighted from above, are lined with the most elegant shops, so that such an arcade is a city, even a world, in miniature (Benjamin 36)’”. It was in these arcades that the flaneur found a home. He could stroll around this labyrinth, gazing and Observing everything under the pretext of “shopping”, mingling about with the crowd of customers. This was a new idea of
Paris is a city which I define as "double view", and in this regard, the best known in the world: its nightlife, guiding and the eternal inspiration of some of the main artistic geniuses of history, contrasting with the beautiful and romantic light of day, cradling the passionate hearts on the same streets and monuments of bohemia stage the previous night. Thus, with these two views of the city, we can imagine the number of different people it attracts, from couples seeking the realization of what will be the memory of their lives, through types of high-class in their typical trips and those who seek the inspiration for the striking point in their careers. Whatever the reason it is that you have to pass through the city, Paris acts as a nucleus on which to develop some of the most amazing stories. And one of these is portrayed in this film by Woody Allen. Gil found in the plot (an unrecognizable Owen Wilson), film screenwriter who is accompanying the in-laws and fiancée Inez (here unbearable, Rachel McAdams) on a trip to Paris.