President and Founder
KNIGHT OF WINERY EXCELLENCE
Gary Sze Kong, J.D., was born in Fujian, China. After graduating from middle school in Hong Kong, he immigrated to the United States alone at the age of 16. When he was 19, he purchased his first apartment building through a sheer reliance on his own efforts and hard work. In a strange new land, Mr. Kong first started as a handyman in an American restaurant. As a 16 year old, he understood that in order to live he had to integrate himself into this new environment – and to do that, he had to work harder and do more than others.
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This outlook on life impacted how he would develop in his professional life, as he went on to attend the New York University School of Business, and then eventually graduate with a Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws, and a Juris Doctor from the Law School of the Southwest International University.
Mr. Kong, armed with his professional training and expertise, began work in the life insurance industry. Eventually, through his own perseverance and personal determination, he was able to gain enough know-how in insurance marketing and law to become Assistant Solicitor, thereby becoming noticed by Avelino & Nitkewicz, LLP, a prominent law firm in New York City. It was in this capacity that Mr. Kong began to involve himself in a number of industries such as real estate, building materials, and storage. Through a series of shrewd investment home loans, he purchased properties all throughout the five boroughs of New York City, eventually forming Kong MGT, Inc., which to this day owns more than 90 percent market share of land titles in Flushing, New York.
The company currently has eight subsidiaries that own and manage more than twenty properties in New York, Texas, New Orleans, Nevada and other states – from commercial centers like hotels and malls to residential dwellings like condominiums and houses.
The drama, I never thought I would even be commenting on this until it hit my household. YES, this weekend is the long awaited Travis Scott concert at the Barclays in Brooklyn. I hear that Kylie Jenner is upset so Travis Scott canceled Buffalo concert and flew from NY back to LA. He even might be canceling his concert at the Barclays. Listen to me, Travis Scott, you worked to hard to get to this point, compartmentalize and get out there and give these kids a good show.
Let’s everyone calm down, we all know Tristen Thompson is a player, right now he does not want to be tied to one woman. Jordyn welcome to real life, maybe it’s time you stop living in Kylie’s guest house and get a place of your own. As for Khloe, your a single Mom, work on your business and give yourself a little time. As for Kylie & Jordan, I think you need to take a pause and redefine your friendship and time will heal. Travis Scott don’t get caught up keep making music.
Wow, we were on Page6 in the New York Post with this The famous music video shot by Bryan Griffin in Pelham. While waiting for my hair and makeup to be done, at Glamsense Diva Beauty Bar http://www.glamsensedivas.com/ I interviewed the legenary MTV Dr. Dre, I liked his answer and his advise to Nicki and Cardi keep creating and stop fighting, he also stated that the artist dont't win when they fight with each other. The only people who win are the promoters selling T-shirts!This was my first music video and it was fun. I enjoyed is the creative people involved. Our talented Pop star Aaron Paul, http://
Glamsense Diva Beauty Bar http://www.glamsensedivas.com/ located in Pelham, NY is in the news again, the store will be the stylized stage for Aaron Paul directed by MTV's Doctor Dré new music video. I hear it's going to be a very glamorous set with models of all ages including NYFW teen model Julia Corso, with other top celebrity models and fashion talent. A live performance by Arron Paul http://
FASHIONABLE & FIERCE duo Yvonne Msdivadazz Forbes and Delvon Johnson will also be filming Fashion Etc Midday Edition FB Live
Aaron is also a highly sought-after host for various run- way shows during New York Fashion Week, where his eye-catching ensembles, live performances, and stage presence captivate audiences at such major events as Small Boutique Fashion Week and World Fashion Pa- rade. Aaron graces the runway with his customary grandeur, as fashion industry professionals, media, and models converge on the Big Apple from all over the globe. Aaron’s expertise as a host and stylist ena- bled him to earn his badge as one of Us Weekly’sFashion Cops, critiquing the best (and worst) celebrity attire at gala happenings like the Grammys and Os- cars. Appearing alongside today’s top names in music, film, and TV, Aaron and the Fashion Police are trend- setters in contemporary apparel, and standard-bearers of style. Aaron’s extensive experience as a fashionista has prepared him well for this marquee role at the cutting edge of modern vogue.
Mississippi designer on her way to greatness, NYFW then PFW soon in your closet!
NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 08: A model walks the runway during the EFABB show At New York Fashion Week Powered By Art Hearts Fashion at The Angel Orensanz Foundation on September 8, 2018 in New York City. Model Julia Corso (Photo by Meera Fox/Getty Images for Art Hearts Fashion)
I love this designer, Marnita Miller she is the creative genius behind the much-buzzed-about EFABB COLLECTION. Her designs are bold, yet practical. Her use of vibrant colors and unique fabrics create a classic, sophisticated, trendsetting style that is sure to get noticed. Her tailoring skill has gained her a following in the south.
As a high school graduate this Mississippi-native had high hopes of attending Parson School of Design in New York City but when tragedy struck her family years before, her dreams were met with much reluctance.
Yet, never giving up Marnita’s love for design bloomed into a reality through EFABB COLLECTION when finding her muse in her first granddaughter. It’s her baby, and every piece created is birthed from the heart of this designer with joy, love and endless hours of happiness. She infuses sophistication and wear-ability with hopes of making everyone wearing her designs feel absolutely FABulous….. the collection was so well received and highlighted at NYFW, she was asked to show in PARIS! The entire process, of creativity and pictures from her collection modeled by my daughter Julia Corso, @juliamariecorso showed in VOGUE. Ladies and gentlemen this is proof again to never to give up on your dream. Efabbcollection is more then clothing its a lifestyle.
NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 08: A model walks the runway during the EFABB show At New York Fashion Week Powered By Art Hearts Fashion at The Angel Orensanz Foundation on September 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Meera Fox/Getty Images for Art Hearts Fashion)
Marnita’s journey has taken her to New York Fashion Week twice with Art Hearts Fashion and her popularity continues to grow amongst editors and consumers who savor the versatility of her designs.
Marnita’s desire is that her designs will develop styles that will assist in transitioning kids to adolescence teen years. The clothing line range from kids size 6-12 and teen adolescents sizes 2-8.
Marnita introduced her boys line at Art Hearts Fashions in New York in 2018 and it was well received. This boys line also include designs that are gender neutral. NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 08: A model walks the runway during the EFABB show At New York Fashion Week Powered By Art Hearts Fashion at The Angel Orensanz Foundation on September 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Meera Fox/Getty Images for Art Hearts Fashion)[/caption]
To connect with the Designer: email: firstname.lastname@example.org IG: @efabbcollection
NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 08: A model walks the runway during the EFABBcollection show At New York Fashion Week Powered By Art Hearts Fashion at The Angel Orensanz Foundation on September 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Meera Fox/Getty Images for Art Hearts Fashion)
Rome will set anyone’s hearts aflutter, for all the right reasons. We all have a perfect vision of what our Roman Holiday will be like, but I have to say ours was better then we could have dreamed thanks to ORBITZ https://www.orbitz.com at The Westin Excelsior Rome @westinexcelsiorrome, one of the city’s top five-star hotels. Standing proud off Via Veneto, Rome’s grandest street, this “Grand Dame” offers a noble setting, world-class accommodations and amenities, and its place in the pop culture firmament: Fellini’s “La Dolce Vita” was filmed here in 1960 and figures prominently into the movie’s storyline. Special thanks to Maddalena Ciociola @marriott international for sharing history and hospitality to my family after a long flight. The suite allowed us all to feel the grandness of the hotel.
History has never been more alive in the Eternal City, which offers a feast for all your senses: sights (Colosseum! Ruins! The Vatican!), sounds (Vespas gliding through the streets), scents (the aroma Via Veneto), touch (fur at Fendi, rocambolesco!) and tastes (the best Italian food in all Italy). It’s the perfect get away for any American looking to get away from a crazed routine back home. Whether you want some unplug time with the kids or some romantic alone time with your husband, Rome is a place where anything is possible. Add in a luxurious suite at @westinexcelsiorrome and travel by @orbitz and you’ll have the makings for an even better Roman Holiday.
Nothing gets kids, err teenagers, more excited than a touch of Hollywood. Federico Fellini’s “La Dolce Vita” was filmed throughout Rome, including @westinexcelsiorrome. The iconic movie follows a gossip writer over seven days of looking for “the suite life” throughout the city.
Who doesn’t want a “Roman Holiday?” The 1953 romantic comedy is a classic, made more famous by scenes of Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck riding around town on a Vespa. You can, too, at @westinexcelsiorrome. The five-star hotel not only has the motorbikes to rent, it has THE same scooters used in the movie. It’s all about location, location, location, and @westinexcelsiorrome has that in spades – located off Rome’s tony Via Veneto, home to Café de Paris and Harry’s Bar, the hotel is nestled between the Spanish Steps and the Borghese Gardens & Gallery. Oh, and it’s near the best shopping in Rome, including its native son Valentino. One of Conde Nast Traveler’s “Gold List Hotels,” @westinexcelsiorrome offers guests 28 rooms and 35 classic suites with Italian-style furniture and accents, marble tubs, luxury linens, jaw-dropping views and delicious gastronomy at Doney. The great part about Italy is that you can eat and drink to your heart's content and lose weight. Maybe it's the walking, but I think its the smaller portions and fresh ingredients.
Eat, drink and be merry … you can do all three, and then some at @westinexcelsiorrome. Whether it’s Mediterranean fare at Doney, located off the trendy Via Veneto; Café Doney, a bold, black and red adorned restaurant where the city’s fashion, beauty, and business gather; or ORVM, an elegant piano bar great for aperitifs and midnight nightcaps, you won’t go home hungry.
How suite it is! @westinexcelsiorrome boasts four suite styles luxurious enough to attract the world’s VIPS– Villa La Cupola, a multi-level home with living room and breath-taking frescoed dome; The Imperial, overlooking Via Veneto and the United States Embassy, has fresco decorated ceilings and two royal bedrooms; the Via Veneto category, with stunning views of the legendary Via Vittorio Veneto, are corner suites with circular marble-floored living rooms; and the Grandluxe, which come decorated in supple carpets, velvet curtains andBohemian chandeliers.
Kudos to @orbitz for putting together our amazing journey. Rest, romance, rejuvenation, renewal = Rome. Bellissimo! Traveling with your kids is not easy, especially when they’re teenagers, but our trip to Rome hit all the right notes. We savored the beauty, sights, monuments, and food, while mom and dad got some fantastic alone time when we were at the hotel.
I am so proud of all the Olympians especially proud of our athletes that we sponsor at the New York Athletic Club. The USA Gold Medalist Women Rowing team are incredible, they train hard, watch nutrition and need to look great in their uniform representing the USA. They also must be conscience of products that they use, especially their clothes and workout wear. A lot of people might not realize it but many leading brands of detergent have chemicals in them that can irritates the skin. As a "spandex mom" who likes to workout and admire our Olympians I highly recommend using HEX free and clear laundry I give it a gold metal, (yes that's me holding the gold metal) because it is eco-friendly, cleans and does not irritate your skin. USE this Promo code:
We all like excellence and high performance, let me tell you about HEX and why its the only detergent I will use on my athletic wear Did you know that odor get trapped in the polyester and builds up because traditional detergents do not get the sweat, dirt and body oil. Sometimes instead of clean clothes, you get clothes that smell good, are just coated with a fragrance. Then when you workout and sweat the odor comes back again. YUCK, you will not have that problem with HEX detergents they clean. When workout wear is cleaned correctly it lasts longer. I may not be a gold medalist but I do strive for excellence and good health for myself and family. It does all start in the home, so treat yourself and your workout wear with the best products on the market. Personally knowing the athletes, I know everything does come into play when working out and competing and trusting your team. I have to trust the products I use just and know that they will help me not hurt me. USE this Promo code:
Snatched was a silly fun movie, dumped by her boyfriend on the eve of their vacation, impetuous dreamer Emily Middleton (Amy Schumer) persuades her cautious mother, Linda (Goldie Hawn), to accompany her on an exotic getaway to South America. Opposites, Emily and Linda must soon work through their differences to escape from a wildly outrageous and dangerous jungle adventure funny, entertaining. But the best part was meeting Amy and Goldie at TheMom's blogger movie premier event on Park Ave in New York City. The interview was serious at times but Amy true to herself was hysterical The moms interviewed and hosted Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn for a Mamaraazzi event in NYC for their new movie Snatched. They sat down with The MOMS to dish on the film and during the interview Amy admitted “her uterus remains empty for now, but she would like to have kids someday.” I also gave Amy Schumer a crystal for good energy and she liked it! I gave the one to Donald Trump too, hey we all need good energy, maybe on a higher level it will help. We all had a absolute blast and even all dance together in honor of #DanceforBreastCancerChallenge.