By Alex Ellefson on May 30, 2016 09:24 am While many consider Memorial Day to be the â€œunofficial first day of summer,â€ the day is about a lot more. We greatly appreciate those who we lost during their active military duty, and our thoughts go out to all families and friends who have lost loved ones. Weâ€™ll be back on Tuesday. Until then, have [...]
By Alex Ellefson on May 29, 2016 10:16 am In Case You Missed It (ICYMI):Â Here are some of the big stories you may have missed this week. You can keep up with whatâ€™s going on in the neighborhood all week long. Just follow us onÂ TwitterÂ andÂ Facebook, and sign up forÂ our daily newsletter. If you have any news tips, story ideas, questions or anything else, email [...]
By Alex Ellefson on May 28, 2016 12:18 pm After a busy week, hereâ€™s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! Weâ€™ve pulled together some of the most interesting recent stories from our sister sites. Meet Megan Davidson: a doula whose concern expands to the whole community. [Fort Greene Focus] Prospect Park to build two new [...]
If our contribution to the good of this world is raising decent, compassionate, wise, strong-willed children, then things are looking pretty good. Moving to Mexico has played a huge part in our parenting success.
In the hours after one presidential debate recently, Google searches for 'how can I move to Canada' reportedly spiked 1,150 percent. We have nothing against Canada. But it should be said: There are warmer, better-value options to consider ... all over the world.
An all-inclusive vacation? It wasn't a consideration for me... ever! A vacation, in my mind, is a chunk of time, where I desire to be whisked away from reality. When planning a trip, I always seek out luxe or unique accommodations, in sunshine-drenched locations with divine culinary experiences.
A man who, with the nomination in his grasp, showed that his idea of a credible source is the National Enquirer, and that his idea of ethical boundaries is to smear his opponent's father -- that guy could have his finger on the button of our nuclear arsenal.
Things must be pretty bad if a man who endorses and participates in vigilante-style justice and summary executions led by death squads is overwhelmingly elected by the people to do so on a national level.
On May 19 in Paris on 32 Rue de Lille, the RCM Galerie will have a Vernissage, a private opening, of the show stopping kinetic art by the renown artist Ron Mallory. Perhaps I'm a bit biased in my enthusiasm because I'm the former Mrs. Ronald Mallory.
The Indiana primary, pivoting as it did on trade, signaled something else: the elaborate faith in a set of invisible hands that underpinned much of modern conservatism, has lost its grip on a huge swathe of the electorate.