Which real estate markets are hottest in Manhattan? Two lead

UWS Leads NYC In Recent Home Sales By Staggering Amount: Study The UWS and UES each had over 600 more home sales from July 1 to Sept. 30 than the next closest neighborhood in New York City. Gus Saltonstall,Patch Staff Posted Tue, Oct 19, 2021 at 10:29 am ET|Updated Tue, Oct 19, 2021 at 10:30 am An … Continue reading Which real estate markets are hottest in Manhattan? Two lead

Democrats must take any action needed to stop the GOP’s assault on voting rights — do Anything

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2021/03/democrats-need-hr-1-and-new-vra-protect-voting-rights/618171/ Democrats’ Only Chance to Stop the GOP Assault on Voting Rights If the party doesn’t pass new protections, it could lose the House, Senate, and White House within the next four years.By Ronald Brownstein The Atlantic MARCH 3, 2021SHARE The most explosive battle in decades over access to the voting booth will reach a new crescendo … Continue reading Democrats must take any action needed to stop the GOP’s assault on voting rights — do Anything

Why do cats have primordial pouches under their bellies?

https://www.livescience.com/cats-primordial-pouch.html Why do cats have belly 'pouches'? By Tara Santora April 10, 2021 There are three possible explanations. (Image credit: Shutterstock) Fat cats are cute, but not every cat that looks like it has a big belly is overweight. Although the part of a cat's underside that swings when it walks may look like a paunch, it's … Continue reading Why do cats have primordial pouches under their bellies?

Which COVID vaccine booster should you get?

PRESENTED BY ALLSTATE OCTOBER 21, 2021 Caroline Mimbs NyceSenior associate editor If mixing and matching COVID boosters is approved, should you switch brands or stick with your original? Here’s a quick guide to the early research. Then: Stop wishing you were famous. Booster Shots(PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty)This week, “mix and match” booster shots got two big thumbs up—but the … Continue reading Which COVID vaccine booster should you get?

Two movies worth watching, about pigs(?)

October 20, 2021 By Scott Tobias Dear Watchers, We know your watching time is limited. And the amount of things available to watch … is not. Looking for a movie? Nearly any movie ever made? It’s probably streaming somewhere. That’s a lot of movies. Below, we’re suggesting two of them, the latest of our weekly … Continue reading Two movies worth watching, about pigs(?)

The true cost of frequently upgrading your iPhone

The True Cost of Upgrading Your Phone Buying a $1,000 iPhone can be equivalent to giving up $17,000 in retirement savings or 2,500 cups of coffee. Credit...Glenn Harvey By Brian X. ChenOct. 20, 2021, 3:06 p.m. ET Let’s talk about buying an iPhone for $1,000. Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive, once compared this eye-popping price tag to buying a … Continue reading The true cost of frequently upgrading your iPhone

Flowers to plant to feed (and protect) bees

Not new but a good reminder. /backyardvitality.com/flowers-must-plant-want-more-bees/? 7 Flowers You Must Plant if You Want More Bees Words by Taylor RamseyApril 10, 2019 When you think of bees, it probably isn’t your first instinct to want to attract more of them to your yard. These striped insects often get a bad rap due to their rather … Continue reading Flowers to plant to feed (and protect) bees

Why Democrats must use the nuclear option to ensure voting rights and save what’s left of our democracy

This article is from six months ago but its points were well made and are worth reading. https://www.alternet.org/2021/03/democratic-democracy/ A GOP lawyer's admission unintentionally revealed why the Democrats need the nuclear option to save democracy First Lady Melania Trump looks on as Justice Amy Coney Barrett delivers remarks during her swearing-in ceremony as Supreme Court Associate … Continue reading Why Democrats must use the nuclear option to ensure voting rights and save what’s left of our democracy

Grapefruit dessert at Boulud Sud honored

https://patch.com/new-york/upper-west-side-nyc/uws-restaurants-grapefruit-dessert-named-among-best-city? UWS Restaurant's Grapefruit Dessert Named Among Best In City A recently updated list of the 22 best desserts in New York City features a restaurant on the Upper West Side. Here's which one. Gus Saltonstall,Patch Staff Posted Fri, Oct 15, 2021 at 11:50 am ET|Updated Fri, Oct 15, 2021 at 2:04 pm ET A generic image … Continue reading Grapefruit dessert at Boulud Sud honored

NY Times crossword puzzles get a workout before publication

http://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/17/insider/taking-the-times-crossword-out-for-a-test-solve.html Taking the Times Crossword Out for a Test Solve The New York Times · by Steven Moity · October 17, 2021 Times Insider A meticulous team reviews the crossword, vetting each clue and answer because “there is no such thing as a neutral word.” Credit...By Jimmy Simpson ByOct. 17, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET Times Insider explains who we are … Continue reading NY Times crossword puzzles get a workout before publication

Books coming to the screen that might work for your book club

http://www.meetup.com/blog/8-upcoming-literary-adaptations-to-read-with-your-book-club-this-fall/? 8 Upcoming Literary Adaptations to Read With Your Book Club This Fall Stay ahead of the pop culture curve by reading these books with your book club before their adaptations hit the big (or small) screen this fall. By Kathryn J. Schaub Reviewed by Mary Garcia The next few months are chock-full of literary … Continue reading Books coming to the screen that might work for your book club

The best climate crisis choice is to not travel at all rather than picking between car, plane or train

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/oct/11/train-plane-climate-crisis-travel-transport Train or plane? The climate crisis is forcing us to rethink all long-distance travel Simon Jenkins Arguments about switching from one mode of transport to another miss the point – we ought to be travelling less A Virgin Trains Edinburgh-London service at Berwick-upon-Tweed in 2019. Photograph: Robert France/Alamy Stock Photo Mon 11 Oct 2021 11.20 … Continue reading The best climate crisis choice is to not travel at all rather than picking between car, plane or train