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…
Ukrainian authorities accused Russia on Saturday of provoking a fatal gunfight in the eastern city of Kharkiv overnight, fearing Moscow could use violence against ethnic Russians to justify invasion. The interior minister said police arrested about 30 people involved on both sides of the clash after two men, aged 20 and 31, were killed late on Friday when pro-Russian demonstrators fought rivals near an office of a Ukrainian nationalist group. Both groups used firearms, Arsen Avakov said. Moscow, whose troops last week seized Ukraine's Crimea peninsula on the grounds that its ethnic Russian majority feared the new authorities in Kiev, has said it is prepared to step in to protect its compatriots elsewhere in Ukraine.