Which Latin American luxury hotels have been called out this year by the readers of one of the USA’s most popular travel magazines? Well, there are a few surprises, but overall there are a lot of great properties on the Travel + Leisure rundown that came out recently. We tend to be very skeptical about readers’ polls that purport to list the “best hotels around the world” for a whole lot of reasons. One is that nobody on this planet has stayed in enough luxury resorts to tell you by experience which ones are the best, even on one continent. You’d have to be staying in hotels and resorts every night of the year, moving around constantly. I’ve probably stayed in more luxury hotels in Latin America than almost anyone, but I need our freelance contributors in order to really cover them all in depth through personal stays. So people only vote for the ones they’ve stayed in or the ones their friends have raved about. The most famous places tend to … [Read more...] about Their List, Our Reviews: T+L’s Top Hotels in Latin America
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It’s the first day of the new fiscal year in Rhode Island, but let’s be real: All anyone is thinking about this week are hot dogs, vacation days and fireworks. So, in honor of Rhode Map’s first Fourth of July bringing you the news, here is a definitive, totally scientific, ranking of the five best places to watch fireworks throughout the week in Rhode Island. 1. Providence, India Point Park (July 4) 2. Newport, Fort Adams State Park (July 2) to host fireworks in the middle of July, but they moved things up to Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Good choice. 3. Pawtucket, McCoy Stadium (July 1, 2, 3) for one of these nights. Plus, they’re playing the Yankees’ AAA affiliate this week. 4. Bristol, Independence Park (July 3) 5. Narragansett, Narragansett Town Beach (July 4) this party is for the locals. It’s also Family Beach Day on Thursday. Do you have any hot takes on fireworks? Email me at [email protected] NEED TO KNOW Rhode Map wants to hear … [Read more...] about The five best places to watch fireworks in R.I.
Looking to become an Amazon Seller? Selling on Amazon allows you to reach hundreds of millions of Amazon customers. Here are the best tips to become a profitable Amazon Seller: For third-party sellers, Amazon has become one of the most effective ways to get your products in front of an enormous (and eager) audience. They made up 53% of sales on Amazon’s marketplace in 2019, and their numbers keep climbing. While it’s relatively easy to get started on Amazon Seller Central, setting yourself apart from the competition, and building a profitable e-commerce business takes strategy. If you’re considering becoming an Amazon seller or looking to improve your performance, here are 8 things you should consider: 1 | Selling v. ReSelling Re-Selling Amazon makes it incredibly easy to list any product, regardless of brand or branding rights. For popular products, that means that dozens of sellers are offering the same thing. Take Nike shoes for example. If you search for the Nike … [Read more...] about The Best Tips To Become An Amazon Seller
Lynn Henning The Detroit News Published 11:28 PM EST Jan 31, 2019 The first day on the job as a full-time journalist and sports writer was Aug. 5, 1974, a hot, bright Monday morning, three days before President Richard Nixon resigned, and with a 7 a.m. start at the Battle Creek Enquirer. A guy two months after grabbing his journalism degree from Michigan State had secured that most aspired of all prizes: a job at a daily newspaper. I walked into the office and joined my two sports-staff partners, Dick Lovell and sports editor Bill Frank. My first task: write a cutline (photo caption) for an Associated Press photo of Jack Nicklaus from the Pleasant Valley Classic's final round. Four decades and many million words later, it ends, formally anyway, today at The Detroit News, a wondrous employer for nearly all of the past 40 years. There have been moments and minutes so magical, and so frequent, as to defy any orderly account. But here goes on … [Read more...] about Henning: 45 years covering sports provide endless memories
Outfielder Willie McCovey of the San Francisco Giants is shown in posed batting action in April, 1964. The Giants legend died this year. (AP Photo) A photograph of San Francisco 49ers great Dwight Clark is placed near the entrance of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. A private memorial service was held for Clark, where many of his former teammates, family and local leaders showed up to pay their respects. (Randy Vazquez/ Bay Area News Group) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Oakland mayoral candidate Ron Dellums addresses his supporters at Kimballs in Jack London Square Tuesday night. He died July 30. (D. Ross Cameron/Staff archives) Pictured is retired Santa Clara County superior court judge Leon Fox, who died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at age 77. (Courtesy County of Santa Clara) Former Alameda County Sheriff Charles Plummer died Sunday, March 4, 2018 at home, the Alameda County Sheriff's Office said Monday. (File photo) … [Read more...] about Gone but not forgotten: Notable Bay Area residents who died in 2018