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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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RIP Elio Guaitolini

Posted on August 9th, 2016
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It was very sad to see that Elio Guaitolini passed away in late July 2016. For anyone familiar with the New York restaurant scene in the last 30+ years, Elio was a much beloved figure. His charming Italian eatery on 2nd Avenue at 84th was a fixture where good food, friendly atmosphere, and attentive service […]

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