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…
TOKYO (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters rallied outside Japan's parliament Sunday to oppose security legislation in one of this summer's biggest protests ahead of its anticipated passage next month.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius accused eastern European states, notably Hungary, on Sunday of a "scandalous" policy towards refugees going against the values of the European Union. Some European governments have refused to take in refugees and resisted European Union proposals to agree a common plan to do more to deal with the crisis, which is intensifying due to a surge in migrants fleeing war and poverty in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. "With regard to all those people who are politically chased out of their country we have to be able to welcome them," Fabius told Europe 1 radio.
Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad, joining anti-government protesters for a second day on Sunday, called for a "people's power" movement to topple Prime Minister Najib Razak over a financial scandal. "The only way for the people to get back to the old system is for them to remove this prime minister," he told media before heading to the protests in central Kuala Lumpur.