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…
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Search teams across Southeast Asia using ships and planes scoured the seas between Malaysia and Vietnam on Saturday looking for traces of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared from air traffic control screens with 239 people on board.
Armed protesters who have seized oil ports in eastern Libya said on Saturday they had started exporting oil, bypassing the Tripoli government, with their first shipment going to a North Korean-flagged tanker. Officials at state-run National Oil Corp (NOC) confirmed earlier on Saturday that the tanker was docked at the Es-Sider port, which is under the control of a rebel group demanding autonomy and a greater share of Libya's oil wealth. This is our first shipment," said a spokesman for the protesters, who have seized Es-Sider and two other ports. "We have informed the government and the defence ministry so they can take action," the official said, adding that the tanker's crew "are trying to buy oil illegally." There was no immediate word from the government, but Prime Minister Ali Zeidan and the justice minister scheduled news conferences in the afternoon.