Multiple ways to watch Broadway plays and musicals in your home

Two separate articles with a range of information: http://www.playbill.com/article/15-broadway-plays-and-musicals-you-can-watch-on-stage-from-home 15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home By Logan Culwell-Block Oct 06, 2017   From Newsies to Sweeney Todd, we’re running down some of the best filmed Broadway shows—and where to find them. This article has been updated as of March … Continue reading Multiple ways to watch Broadway plays and musicals in your home

Dark Sky bought by Apple

Apple acquires hyperlocal weather app Mar. 31, 2020 2:09 PM ET|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By: Brandy Betz, SA News Editor Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has purchased popular iOS app Dark Sky for undisclosed terms. The acquisition means the Android version of the app will shutter on July 1, and other popular apps like Carrot Weather will lose API … Continue reading Dark Sky bought by Apple

Great source for audiobooks — finalists for the Audie Awards

The Five Books Interviews are coming to be a must-visit for me. The website is organized around interviews of experts in various areas talking about about the five best books on their particular topic. Even if you're familiar with the subject matter generally, the five selections always include several you've never heard of before. This … Continue reading Great source for audiobooks — finalists for the Audie Awards

Grocery store Aldi moves strongly to being green

Aldi's has been working very hard at becoming green. If only other grocery stores would take the same steps. Grocery Chain Aldi Goes Full Organic and Pesticide-Free In Addition To Other Major Changes In response to climate change and the need for healthier food options, grocery store chain ALDI is leading the way and is … Continue reading Grocery store Aldi moves strongly to being green

How did Zoom become such a big thing?

FaceTime and Skype have both been around forever but, in my world, are reluctantly used if at all. Zoom suddenly appeared and it's showing up, and is often suggested, in small business contexts. Interesting.... https://www.inc.com/jason-aten/heres-how-zoom-became-most-important-app-in-world-its-really-quite-simple.html Zoom Became the Most Important App in the Business World Overnight. Here Are 5 Reasons Everyone is using the videoconferencing … Continue reading How did Zoom become such a big thing?

Intriguing review of “Unorthodox” on Netflix

https://www.kveller.com/netflixs-unorthodox-is-yiddish-feminist-and-just-what-we-need-right-now/ Netflix’s ‘Unorthodox’ Is Yiddish, Feminist, and Just What We Need Right Now By Lior Zaltzman Mar 26, 2020 Back in 2012, when Deborah Feldman’s memoir, Unorthodox, first came out, several people recommended I read this tale about a young woman leaving the Hasidic Satmar sect. I didn’t read the book back then,  but I … Continue reading Intriguing review of “Unorthodox” on Netflix

Scaffolding's place in NYC life

https://nypost.com/2019/12/01/devine-scaffolding-has-taken-over-new-york-city/? How the scourge of scaffolding is ruining New York City: Devine By Miranda Devine December 1, 2019 | 10:36pm | UpdatedEnlarge Image Stephen Yang No other big city in the world is as blighted by scaffolding as New York. Not Paris nor London, where buildings are older. Not Chicago, which has more inclement weather. … Continue reading Scaffolding's place in NYC life