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…
(Reuters) - U.S. municipal bond market supply began to shrink on Monday in the face of a big East Coast winter blizzard, with Pennsylvania pushing off a $1 billion general obligation debt sale until next week and cash-strapped Atlantic City cancelling a deal for $12 million of bond anticipation notes. Altogether, issuers had delayed $1.3 billion of municipal bond sales by midday Monday as a blizzard bore down on Wall Street. Pennsylvania originally planned to sell its bonds competitively Tuesday morning, but will now come to market Feb. 3. Atlantic City, the New Jersey casino hub recently put under emergency management, said in a notice its competitive note sale scheduled for this week was canceled due to the impending blizzard.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble once again ruled out a debt haircut for Greece on Monday after leftist leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in as prime minister of a new hardline, anti-bailout government that wants to face down international lenders. "There's no question of a debt haircut," Schaeuble told ARD television. "Greece isn't overburdened by its debt servicing." Schaeuble said the euro zone wants to continue its bailout program for Greece.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A small drone flying low to the ground crashed onto the White House grounds before dawn Monday, triggering a major emergency response and raising fresh questions about security at the presidential mansion. A man later came forward to say he was responsible and didn't mean to fly it over the complex.