Catching Up with Drew Manning (The 2016 Edition)

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I always enjoy when Fit2Fat2Fit creator Drew Manning drops by Jake’s Take! The fitness entrepreneur has been at the forefront of the exercise industry since he introduced his shocking movement that not only stunned the world and promoted health and wellness but also was the stepping stone for building an […]

A Conversation with Justin Morelli

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Justin Morelli to Jake’s Take.  The New York City singer-songwriter is one artist that you need to keep track of this year. His innate ability to blend the legendary soul of Stevie Wonder and rock vibes of Elvis Presley with the sound of pop kings […]

A Conversation with Haley Reinhart

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is an honor to welcome Haley Reinhart to Jake’s Take! Haley was one of the lucky singers to make to the Judges’ Round of American Idol’s tenth anniversary season. After charming Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler with her covers of Alicia Keys’ “Fallin’” and the Beatles’ “Oh! Darling,” […]

A Conversation with Maksim Chmerkovskiy

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a true honor and privilege to welcome one of my all-time favorite dancers, Maksim “Maks” Chmerkovskiy, to Jake’s Take.   Maks began to dance at the age of four and when he got into his teenage years, he became a force to be reckoned with in the ballroom community. […]

A Conversation with Janita

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Brooklyn is one of New York City’s fastest growing boroughs. With over 2,600,000 people living in the borough, the City of Brooklyn has produced a diverse group of performing artists and musicians over the years.  While luminaries Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, Jimmy Fallon, Debbie Gibson, Jay-Z and Barbra Streisand have already […]

A Conversation with Tony Dovolani

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is an honor and a thrill to welcome ballroom dancing phenom Tony Dovolani to Jake’s Take!   Ever since his debut on the sophomore season of Dancing with the Stars (DWTS) in January 2006, Tony has become a fan-favorite professional partner and has teamed up with a diverse group of […]

The Five Question Challenge with Scotty Dynamo

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Earlier this year, I crossed paths with Toronto-based DJ Scotty Dynamo when he headlined Kansas City Fashion Week’s Runway on the Rooftop-Runway Show and Cocktail Party in September.  I was extremely impressed with his smooth beats, outgoing personality and his natural ability to perfectly match the music with the mood of […]

A Conversation with Oz Pearlman

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Currently, the America’s Got Talent: All-Stars Tour is heading across the country entertaining fans of all different ages. In all honesty, I (along with countless fans) wished that the All-Stars Tour Powers-That-Be asked mentalist and magician Oz Pearlman to join the previously announced America’s Got Talent (AGT) alums on the tour. […]

The Five Question Challenge with Ace Trainer Liam

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One of my favorite activities that I used to do as a kid was playing my Pokémon video games on my Game Boy Color! From catching legendary Pokémon such as Lugia, Suicune and Dragonite to facing off against gym leaders such as Blaine, Clair, Falkner and Sabrina for the right to […]

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