Two breaking news stories on Friday underscored the fact that Hawaiis economy is on an upswing the swanky New York City department store Bloomingdales is coming to Ala Moana Center, and land values have gotten high enough to convince the Castle family to put its commercial real estate portfolio on the block. The new, three-level, 165,000-square-foot Bloomingdales store will replace what is now ...
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The inaugural World Whisky Day was held in 2012 and saw over 20,000 people attend over 200 events all over the world.In 2012 #WorldWhiskyDay was a global trending topic on twitter and WWD was also on the front page of the BBC News Website.World Whisky Day has been welcomed by the Scottish Parliament and is endorsed by VisitScotland, Scotch Whisky Experience and Heritage Centre and Scotland Food ...
Restaurateurs in downtown and Old Sacramento restaurateurs are anticipating benefits from a new downtown arena, but there are some concerns about traffic. From a business standpoint, the investment in an arena downtown is important, said Jerry Fat, with Fat Family Resaurants. Frank Fat's restaurant, seen here, is on the 800 block of L street, which is two blocks from Downtown ...
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City planners have recommended that the Sacramento Planning and Design Commission at its meeting on Thursday support getting rid of the requirement for proposed superstores to submit an economic impact analysis. The city cites three Walmart stores that in recent years located just beyond the city limits. It looks like you can forget about the biggest hurdle within the city of Sacramentos big-box ...
Brian Danzig Embedded in Washingtons planned rules governing the state's legal marijuana industry are attempts to keep the federal government from swooping in and shutting down businesses, arresting people and seizing property because marijuana is still illegal under federal law. But the rules created by that strategy also will make it harder for small businesses to launch and thrive, says ...
Lasco Enterprises owner Jerry Lasco will oversee the opening of a new Max's Wine Dive in the Montrose area this fall. The second Maxs Wine Dive Houston location will open in the Montrose area this fall, Houston-based Lasco Enterprises said Friday. The new restaurants menu will feature similar options to that of the current Houston location. The Lasco team is still searching for a lead chef ...
Roundy's plans to expand its pilot program to use concepts from Mariano's Fresh Market at Pick 'n Save stores. Roundys Inc. plans to expand a test program bringing concepts from its Marianos Fresh Market chain to stores throughout the Pick n Save chain, Roundys chairman and CEO Bob Mariano said Friday. The Milwaukee company had been testing the program in 14 Pick n Save stores in the ...
Pabst Farms has announced the addition of a Walmart Supercenter and a Sam's Club. Pabst Farms Town Centre has announced two large new retailers after several years of inactivity a Walmart Supercenter and Sams Club. The 151,000-square-foot Walmart and 136,000-square-foot Sams Club will anchor the western part of the site, according to a news release issued Friday. The town center, part of ...
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He is the most evil, vile, demonic criminal. He is dead to me. There will be no visits, there will be no phone calls. He can never be Daddy again. I have no sympathy for the man.
Gregg was speaking about her father Ariel Castro who allegedly kidnapped, raped and held captive for a decade, three young women in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Indian women beat Mongolia 21-14 to win the gold medal at the inaugural FIBA Asia 3x3 basketball event here.
The team with Geethu Anna Jose at the vanguard of their challenge won the three play-off games without breaking much sweat Thursday.
India won all their three games reaching the 21-point mark with ample time left on the clock in each of their games.
"We achieved what we set out for," said Jose, who was an overwhelming favourite in the All Stars nominations.
Jose was at the vanguard, but the rest of the Indian members indeed had their share in the victory - first for India in FIBA Asia events. India had won the gold at the Asian Beach Games at Haiyang last year.
Anitha Pauldurai was as crafty as ever in marshalling the resources and puncturing holes in the rival defence with her outside shooting and Manisha Dange gave a good account of herself in her comeback to international competitions with Pratima Singh providing the needed support.
Mongolia and Turkmenistan, the other two medallists, went through bitter-sweet moments each in the opposite order.
Mongolia were gung-ho on beating Turkmenistan in the semifinals, despite playing with only two players - the other two having ejected four fouls apiece - but when it came to the gold medal game they found the experience and expertise of the Indian line-up a bit too hot to handle. ...
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