Indoor go kart racing comes to Long Island

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#TaniaOnTheScene - Pole Position Raceway, America’s leading chain of state-of-the-art indoor motorsports entertainment facilities – with the fastest electric karts on the east coast – announced that its 4th east coast facility will officially open its unique and exciting racing experience on Long Island on Wednesday, July 23.

The brand new 120,000 square foot facility, which boasts two quarter-mile tracks and the latest in high-performance, all-electric, indoor karts capable of speeds up to 45 MPH, uses electric technology, so there are no fumes and they are clean and green.

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Pancake Lovers Rejoice!

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#TaniaOnTheScene - Today is National Pancake Day. In celebration, IHOP is giving away free short stacks of their infamous buttermilk pancakes.

On March 4, 2014, guests from around the country will once again celebrate National Pancake Day at IHOP restaurants and enjoy a free short stack of Buttermilk pancakes. In return for the free pancakes, guests will be asked to consider leaving a donation for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals© or other designated local charities.

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Stand Up To Cancer Gets Ugly This Holiday Season

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#TaniaOnTheScene - Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) raises funds to accelerate the pace of research to get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives now. SU2C, a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization, was established in 2008 by film and media leaders who utilize the industry’s resources to engage the public in supporting a new, collaborative model of cancer research, and to increase awareness about progress being made in the fight against the disease. As SU2C’s scientific partner, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and a Scientific Advisory Committee led by Nobel Laureate Phillip A. Sharp, Ph.D., conduct rigorous, competitive review processes to identify the best research proposals to recommend for funding, oversee grants administration, and provide expert review of research progress.

STAND UP TO CANCER GETS UGLY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH ANNUAL “UGLY SWEATER” CAMPAIGN TO RAISE MONEY FOR GROUNDBREAKING CANCER RESEARCH

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Madonna Sells Painting for $7 Million

#TaniaOnTheScene - She plans to use the funds for education. Madonna, who struck a punk pose at Monday’s Met gala, is now $7.2 million richer.

The Material Girl sold a 1921 painting she has owned since 1990, Three Women at the Red Table by Fernand Leger, at a New York City auction Tuesday night.

The abstract work, reports AP, had a pre-sale estimate of $5 million to $7 million. It sold at Sotheby’s for $7.2 million.

Proceeds of the sale will benefit the Ray of Light Foundation, which supports girls’ education in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries.

"I want to trade something valuable for something invaluable — educating girls!" Madonna said last month.

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@LinkinPark Teams Up with @Sebago

#TaniaOnTheScene - @MikeShinoda and @joehahnLP of Linkin Park, talk about their newest collaboration. Nope, it has nothing to do with their music.
They’ve recently teamed up with footwear brand Sebago. Their design of the exclusive, limited edition high-top boot, was created to combine their fashion style and love for innovative sneaker designing. The tall lace-up boot is all-black with the Linkin Park logo encrusted on each pair.

Check out our interview:

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IHOP celebrates National Pancake Day with FREE Pancakes

#TaniaOnTheScene - Snag a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes today at IHOP from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. to celebrate National Pancake Day.

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Toys for Tots

#TaniaOnTheScene - Friday, December 7th, stop by Katra Lounge for a Sandy relief party and toy drive. All donations accepted will go towards families affected by Sandy.

Doors open at 10pm.

Please bring easy-open canned goods, toys, blankets, clothes, etc.

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