Ready Go Bags - A Game Changer in Waukesha
WAUKESHA, Wis. – Geraldine and Alvin Pulcifer were attending their regular Thursday meeting over Zoom with their local congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Dec. 2, 2021, when they were jolted by banging on their door.
Hump day in Denver: King Soopers provides 'last, best and final offer', State traffic deaths highest in 20 years & more
A cross marks the spot where a person died in a June 27, 2007, automobile crash in Brush, Colo.(Spencer Platt/Getty Images) (DENVER, Colo.) Hello, good morning and happy hump day, Denver!
Resale Round-up - Where to Look For Used Furniture in Houston
Showroom floor at The Blue Bird CircleThe Blue Bird Circle. It is not a surprise that secondhand furniture is expected to become a $16.6 billion market by 2025. The price of new furniture is sky high, and resale offers plenty of options in almost mint condition for a lot less. Some shoppers, like me, also like the imperfections and history that come with a second-hand piece.
Chefs Yehuda Sichel and Frank E. Olivieri Help JFCS of Greater Philadelphia Battle Food Insecurity
Two prominent Philadelphia chefs - Yehuda Sichel of HUDA and Frank E. Olivieri, Pat’s King of Steaks - will conduct a unique virtual cooking experience, Nourishing Community, from their kitchens and assist Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) of Greater Philadelphia in raising funds to support its food relief programs on Tuesday, February 1 at 6 p.m.
Our five favorite donuts in Chicago in 2021
Donuts are one of the most delicious creations on the planet. Name another food that is basically a dessert but is acceptable to eat first thing in the morning?. Also, is it a donut or a doughnut? The spelling seems to depend on which shop you are visiting. Either way, you spell it, donuts are quite literally a reason to get up in the morning!
Critic says meth addicts, not homeless live in Denver's tent cities
(Denver, Colo.) People who live in tents on the street disgrace the homeless, a man told Denver City Council members Tuesday. Craig Arfsten, president of Citizens for a Safe and Clean Denver, said the people should not be classified as homeless. His organization's website claims the encampments are meth sub-cultures where drug use is normalized.
Queen City Roundup 1/19: New 2040 Plan map, CMS students back in school, banks cut fees, council's expenses
(Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Happy hump day, Charlotteans! It is Wednesday, Jan. 19, and today is draft day. No, not NFL draft day — that won't occur until April 29 in Nevada.
Palm Beach County's Best New Restaurants to Celebrate in 2022
Whether you're new to South Florida, a returning snowbird, or a longtime local, there's no denying we can all appreciate the region's flourishing dining scene. In 2021, South Florida welcomed a diverse list of new and noteworthy developments. As one of America top resort destinations comprised of 39 cities and towns from Jupiter, West Palm Beach, and Palm Beach to Delray Beach and Boca Raton, travelers and locals alike now have more ways to enjoy the culinary diversity of The Palm Beaches.
Families and elected officials speak out against CPS at the Capitol
A sign made by an attendee of the “Crush CPS” rally at the Capitol building in Sacramento on January 18, 2021.(Photo by Robert J Hansen) Hundreds of people from around the state showed up at the California State Capitol to bring awareness to the harm Child Protective Services (CPS) have caused children and their families today.
Field Museum in Chicago is free every Wednesday of January and February for Illinois Residents
A visit to the Field Museum is perfect for this cold winter weather. It's winter season now and there's not a lot of events and festivals during this time and the gloomy and frigid weather also doesn't help having something to look forward to in the following months so indoor activity like museum visits are perfect and the best part is that The Field Museum offers free days to Illinois residents.
Sacramento awarded $23.9 million to convert downtown hotel into housing
The Best Western Sutter House at 1100 H Street downtown Sacramento.(Courtesy of the City of Sacramento) The City of Sacramento has been awarded a $23.9 million state Homekey grant for the Central Sacramento Studios project in downtown Sacramento which will convert a downtown hotel into permanent supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness.
Holyoke's Mayor Garcia seeking assistance from non-profits and faith-based organizations in sheltering the homeless
The homeless ones. You've seen them around Holyoke, some of them standing in the median strip of high traffic areas, clutching signs, hoping to gain a few cents from drivers as they stop at red lights. You've seen them on High Street and Main. They here in Holyoke, as well as every town in the Commonwealth.
The 5 most popular restaurants in Nitro, WV
Demarcating the westernmost edge of West Virginia’s “Chemical Valley” is the city of Nitro. Long before it was a city, Nitro was chosen to be the site of one of the biggest gunpowder manufacturing facilities during World War I, hence its namesake “nitrocellulose.”
Dallas Restaurants Offer Freebies for Cheese Lovers
Sometimes January brings our budgets into focus and we look for ways to save. Whether dining out at Dallas restaurants eats up a large or a meager portion of your spending, your ears may perk up when you hear the word “free.”
MCPS teachers’ concerns and frustrations met with silence
Concerns about counterfeit masks, high transmissions rates, and lack of coverage met with silence. Woman starting at her laptop in frustrationElisa Ventur/Unsplash. The recent community updates from Montgomery County Public Schools have been muddy. There has been a lack of transparent information and no clear move in any direction, except for one: lowering the safety bar for staff and students.
For Great Homemade Pies in the Cleveland Area, Head to Gray House Pies
Writing-wise, I’ve had a sluggish start to the new year — actually kind of everything-wise. In the last days of 2021, I vowed to write more. Well, that hasn’t really happened. And in December, I vowed to lose weight. That definitely hasn’t happened.
Community theater winners of local man's fundraiser
The fundraiser for local theaters in the 518 area code is officially over. It was a success! The brainchild of Andy O'Rourke, an actor who aspires to own his own theater company is ecstatic. Andy admits that the process was a lot harder than he expected, but he is glad that he was able to help his theater colleagues. With the assistance of family, friends, local media and social media the fundraiser gained awareness and people started to purchase and donate.
New Baseball Franchise Officially Announced as Lake County Corn Dogs
The newest addition to the Northern League has officially been announced as the Lake County Corn Dogs. The team will be based in Crown Point and will compete at Legacy Fields at Center Ross Park. Its new motto will be “building community through baseball,” and a combination of local and out-of-town talent will make up its roster.
A conversation with Michael Lynch, candidate for Sacramento City Council in newly redrawn District 3
Sacramento City Council candidate for District 3, Michael Lynch.(Courtesy of Michael Lynch) Co-founder of Improve Your Tomorrow, Michael Lynch, recently announced that he is running for Sacramento City Council in newly redrawn District 3.
Aurora geothermal firm gets federal money to produce electricity from old oil field
A warning sign on a tank at the Nevada operations where Transitional Energy will produce electricity from aging oil wells.(Photo courtesy of Transitional Energy) (Aurora, Colo.) A Front Range clean energy startup has been selected to receive millions in federal money for a project that will use hot water from oil wells to generate electricity.