‘The stakes are too high to preserve the status quo’ Indeed, Wu says the modern issues with the BPDA can be traced back over six decades, to its inception as the Boston Redevelopment Authority in 1957 as the mechanism for the city to clamp down on and manage federal funding aimed at spurring private development through “urban renewal.” … [Read more...] about Michelle Wu wants to abolish the BPDA. Here’s what to know.
The thief made off with a Richard Mille Tourbillon Diamond Twister. (Image source: Screenrgrab from the Richard Mille website) The 30-year-old victim was approached outside the five-star Hotel Napoleon near the Arc de Triomphe late Monday by a man who asked for a cigarette. … [Read more...] about Paris thief swipes US$840,000 watch from Japanese man”s wrist
A screen displays the portraits of the laureates of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (L-R) John Goodenough of US, Britain's Stanley Whittingham and Japan's Akira Yoshino during a press conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden, on Oct 9, 2019. (Photo: Naina Helen Jama/TT News Agency/AFP) John Goodenough of the United States - at 97 the oldest person to be awarded a Nobel prize - Britain's Stanley Whittingham, and Japan's Akira Yoshino will share the nine million Swedish kronor (about US$914,000 or €833,000) prize equally, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said. … [Read more...] about US UK Japan trio win chemistry Nobel for lithium ion battery
MSP AIRPORT ATTRACTIONS If you end up spending more time at the airport, at least it might be more fun: Between 4 and 7 p.m. Oct. 16, families can enjoy a balloon artist, face painting and giveaways in Terminal 1, outside Stone Arch restaurant in the airport mall. From 5 to 8 a.m. Oct. 17, there will be a balloon artist and giveaways in Terminal 2 near gates H7 and H8. From 1 to 3 p.m. that day, a magician will perform in Terminal 1 near Stone Arch restaurant. A balloon artist will also perform from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 18 in Terminal 1, again near the Stone Arch restaurant. … [Read more...] about MSP to reopen south checkpoint in time for MEA weekend
“For some people who paid for a holiday package through Thomas Cook it’s a simple form which I can help fill out. For others who, lets say, only booked a flight through the company, it’s slightly different, but I can still help and advise customers on how they can get their money back.” … [Read more...] about “I am still a travel agent, and I want to help”