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…
Central European countries dismissed on Wednesday the EU executive's proposals to share out migrants among member states, saying any plans for forced relocation of people were unacceptable or, in Hungary's view, amounted to blackmail. The European Commission published legislative proposals to reform EU asylum rules, including a "fairness mechanism" under which each of the 28 member states would be assigned a percentage quota of all asylum seekers in the bloc that it would be expected to handle. Central European countries fought the EU's decision last year to relocate 160,000 asylum seekers, with Hungary and Slovakia challenging the decision in EU courts, and the new proposal also ran into immediate stark opposition.