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Phantom of the Opera Continues its Run

Posted on August 22nd, 2016
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On the evening of January 19, 1988, I was lucky enough to obtain a ticket to the tenth preview performance of Phantom of the Opera at the Majestic Theater in New York. The Majestic is a venerable setting that opened in 1927 — it has more than 1,600 seats, one of Broadway’s largest venues. Through […]

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In the Footsteps of Movie Locations

Posted on August 19th, 2016
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While traveling for business and/or pleasure I have always made it a practice to visit locations where well known movies were filmed. It is interesting to see a filming location, and then compare it to what is shown on the big screen. The above photo is the house where the 1991 version of Father of […]

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Man’s Best Friend

Posted on August 17th, 2016
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Martin Oaks does not perform pet cremations: we do however have information about pet cremation experts in the area, just give us a call and we will be glad to assist you! Here at Martin Oaks we all have a love for pets; today I would like to share some thoughts with you about our four-legged friends. […]

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We serve Waxahachie, TX

Posted on August 15th, 2016
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Although it is about an hour’s driving distance from Lewisville, TX to Waxahachie, TX, Martin Oaks is proud to serve Waxahachie and its surrounding communities. For a relatively small city, Waxahachie has an incredible number of historic buildings and interesting monuments. Pictured above and below, the Ellis County Court House, with its spires and intricate mason […]

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Happy Birthday Plaza!

Posted on August 11th, 2016
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This view of The Plaza Hotel was taken from Central Park a number of years ago. I cannot remember the month I shot this photo, but it was clearly during the winter season. This landmark French Renaissance style hotel was built in the early 1900’s: first day of business was October 1, 1907. At nineteen […]

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