BEST PLACES TO CATCH A SUMMER FLICK Most folks, when they think of summer movies, think of blockbuster action-flicks like “TRANSFORMERS” or sophomoric comedies like “BRUNO” or “THE HANGOVER.” Not us...
BEST THINGS ABOUT THE FEAST OF MT. CARMEL Far from just a Brooklyn event, folks flock to Williamsburg for the Feast of Mt. Carmel each July from as far away as Long Island, Florida, California, even Italy!
BEST PLACES FOR 4th of JULY SHOPPING Yes, folks, it’s that time of year where we all get to be “Yankee Doodle Dandies” and celebrate yet another birthday of this great nation of ours (our 233rd for those keeping score at home).
BEST FATHER’S DAY IDEAS TO KEEP IN MIND Probably our favorite thing about Father’s Day is how it gets here just about the time summer does (in fact, this year Father’s Day, June 21st, is actually the very first day of summer!)
BEST PLACES TO DINE “AL FRESCO”
We figured this the perfect time to highlight a couple of places well-versed in the art of dining “al fresco,” probably the nicest words we’ve heard in a long, long while…
PARIS (AP) — Telcommunications equipment company Alcatel-Lucent SA says its net loss narrowed in the second quarter thanks to lower accounting charges, while revenue stagnated and restructuring charges mounted.
By Steven Scheer and Tova Cohen TEL AVIV (Reuters) - It was called the "Israel Project", an operation by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that has uncovered false claims for child tax credits involving an estimated tens of millions of dollars filed by U.S. citizens living in Israel. About 200,000 American citizens live in Israel, one of the largest U.S. expatriate communities, and in a separate inquiry, U.S. regulators are investigating whether Israeli banks helped American clients evade U.S. taxes, mostly at Swiss subsidiaries. As a result of the child credit scam, many Americans in Israel who made legitimate claims have faced costly audits by the IRS. Accountants said claims surged when it was realized U.S. nationals living abroad were eligible for the credit, beginning in the ultra-Orthodox community and spreading from there.