Aki Solomos

Traveler, writer, reviewer, all-round observer. I like anything cool & fast, but occasionally sit at a cafe watching the world go by.

Interview With WWII Veteran Army Air Corps Staff Sergeant Roscoe Loper

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Retired Staff Sergeant Roscoe Loper standing in front of the same type of aircraft he once served in, the B-24 Liberator. Photo by Colleen Donahue…

May 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Interview With WWII Veteran Army Airborne Private Ted “Badass” Cross

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C-47 Skytrains dropping paratroopers in WWII WWII Veteran Interview Series, 2015             June 6, 1944 marks the date when the Allies launched their massive operation…

May 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Interview With WWII Veteran AMMP 2nd Class Bernard Nagel

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WWII Veteran 2nd Class Bernard Nagel being interviewed by Aki SolomosMay 23, 2015 WWII Veteran Interview Series, 2015 In 1941, the Navy created a new…

May 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

INTERVIEW WITH AEROBATIC & AIR RACE PILOT EXTRAORDINAIRE MIKAEL “MIKA” BRAGEOT

“…it was my ultimate goal from the beginning to fly aerobatic at the highest level. When you have a dream, you think you can’t reach this dream, and this made the dream real. You have to imagine it to dream it. Every single pilot has to try aerobatics.”

July 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

KINNELON CASTLE – A Fashion Haunts visit

One can imagine the glamour and opulence of the roaring 20’s…Jazz bands played their instruments; women showed off their moves in their fringed dresses and pearls; and men enjoyed their drinks and stogies in their sharp suits and top hats. ‘The Great Gatsby’ days.

May 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Veterans Day

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To all the veterans, thank you truly for your service. And to those that took the time to tell me their story, it was a…

May 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

RAINBOW FASHION WEEK NY 2016 “Inside The Celebrity Closet” Black & White review -published in Fashion Haunts Magazine

What started as a concept in 2013, Rainbow Fashion Week NY is now a force of nature, punctuating the meaning of “Loud and Proud” as a fashion statement. This year’s Inside The Celebrity Closet hosted by Mob Wives Karen Gravano was a hot ticket event!

July 17, 2016 · Leave a comment