Day: October 8, 2020

DC’s Hotel Zena aims to make a statement about female empowerment

Hotel Zena, the new Logan Circle hotel, aims to serve as a cultural hub celebrating female empowerment through provocative art and design and relevant programming.

Hotel Zena is open in Logan Circle and aims to serve as a cultural hub celebrating female empowerment through provocative art and design and relevant programming.

Courtesy Viceroy Hotels & Resorts

The lobby includes a large portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, which was part of the design plans well before
Read More

Amazon Prime Day 2020 Small Business Deal: Spend $10, Get $10

Illustration for article titled Treat Yourself to the Best Small Business Products You Can Buy on Amazon, and Get $10 Back for Prime Day

Image: Amazon

Shop Small Business, Get $10 Back | Amazon

In an effort to support small businesses this Prime Day, Amazon has created an initiative that nets you $10 for every $10 or more you spend with small businesses. “Unfortunately, even if you’d like to pull away from online shopping entirely, it’s not always feasible when you need an uncommon item in a pinch. For those moments, or if you’re too far out to

Read More

Amazon Offers A Peek Of Rivian-Designed Delivery Vans

Amazon unveiled Thursday the first of the electric delivery vans resulting from its partnership with Rivian Automotive.

The retail giant placed its first order last year with

Read More

Donald Trump suggests veterans’ families could have given him Covid

Donald Trump suggested on Thursday that relatives of fallen soldiers could have given him coronavirus after they visited the White House – as the timetable for the remaining two presidential debates between Trump and Biden was thrown into turmoil.

In a phone interview with the Fox Business TV channel on Thursday morning, Trump complained about coming into close contact with the veterans’ families in a gathering one day after an event at the White House

Read More

5 things I do every morning before I open my compute

It will come as no surprise that my mornings look quite different these days than they did seven months ago. It’s clear: The whole world looks very different.

Aside from the mundane life changes which make up our new “new normal” (taking coffee at home, wearing masks outdoors, dropping my daughter off at the dining table instead of her school and embracing that “#wfh life” instead of meeting my team at our design studio), there

Read More

Jersey City Council has plan to flush away filthy port-a-johns

Jersey City residents may not have to “just hold it” when they pass a portable toilet in the future.

The City Council introduced an ordinance Wednesday that will establish maintenance and cleaning standards for portable lavatories, flushing away unkempt porta-johns around the city.

The legislation would require portale toilets to be cleaned at least once a week, including the removal of waste from toilets, deodorizing and sanitizing the interior, as well as restocking hand soaps,

Read More

Mom of 8 kids sets up cubicles at home to improve virtual learning: ‘A huge difference’

In today’s professional age, you’re never too young to get cozy in a cubicle.

A creative mom of eight has reconfigured a room in her home to serve as a virtual learning study space by deploying a go-to seating arrangement from the office days of yore: cubicles.

Heather James of Tempe, Ariz.,

Read More

How one South Dakotan is continuing her education

CLOSE

This article was produced by Startup Sioux Falls and the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship and is syndicated by the Sioux Falls Business Journal. Startup Sioux Falls is a digital hub that aims to connect the communities, companies and non-profits that make up Sioux Falls’ startup ecosystem.

Sara Lum sought out an internship with the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship to gain experience with a local nonprofit organization as part of her

Read More

Amazon Shows Prototype of Its Rivian-Built Electric Delivery Van

  • Amazon unveiled a working prototype of its Rivian-built electric delivery vans.
  • The van will have Alexa integration, delivery optimization software, and safety features including a bulkhead door and multiple cameras for a 360-degree view around the van.
  • The electric Rivian vans will start deliveries in 2021 and Amazon says that there will 100,000 thousand in its fleet by 2030.

    This content is imported from YouTube. You may be able to find the same content in

    Read More

    Another N.J. restaurant refuses to follow Murphy’s rules. Who can blame them? | Opinion

    It would be easy to dismiss the latest controversy at Cuban Pete’s in Montclair as just another reckless restaurant owner gone rogue.

    For months, Dominick Restaino has ignored Gov. Phil Murphy’s dining mandates, first being cited for illegal indoor dining over the summer and now filling his dining room well beyond the current 25% capacity limit.

    “If I have to, I will go to jail,” Restaino told NorthJersey.com.

    Restaino would fit right in at The

    Read More

    Chevalier’s and Vroman’s bookstores ask for customers’ help

    Another beloved Los Angeles bookstore is in trouble.

    Chevalier’s Books, an 80-year-old independent bookstore located in Larchmont Village, sent some 3,000 readers an email Monday calling on them for increased support.

    When COVID-19 led to a general shutdown in March, “like most retailers, our sales fell about 40%,” wrote owners Bert Deixler and Darryl Holter. “A [Paycheck Protection Program] loan, a dedicated staff and loyal customers kept us just afloat.” Then came another hardship. “[O]ur

    Read More

    How to make a family cookbook

    Anyone anywhere can make a family cookbook for very little, if any, money, whether you’re an adult feeling far away from those you love and you’re looking for some glue, or you’re a young person at home when you would typically be involved in an after-school program or other extracurricular activity. Here’s how to do it:

    Make a list of “family.” The most important step is to remember that “family” is yours to define.

    Read More

    The best early Amazon Prime Day 2020 deals you can shop right now

    The deals are already flowing.
    The deals are already flowing.

    — Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.

    Let the countdown begin! In just one week, we’ll be privy to the massive savings event that is Amazon Prime Day 2020 and we’re practically chomping at the bit to get in on all of the amazing discounts. While the sales bonanza won’t officially kick off until Wednesday, October 14,

    Read More

    U-M Museum Of Art Announces Commitment To Anti-Racist Action

    The university has installed a Black Lives Matter banner.

    Black Lives Matter. These powerful words are featured on a new banner that will welcome faculty, staff, students and other campus visitors to the University of Michigan Museum of Art for the foreseeable future.

    Installed this week at the front of the museum’s Alumni Memorial Hall entrance, it represents a series of anti-racist actions that UMMA has committed to completing within the next year.

    Accompanying the

    Read More

    Number Thirty Eight Offers Food, Booze and All-Season Outdoor Music

    This year seems like a strange time to open an expansive food, drink and live music venue capable of holding more than a thousand guests at full capacity. But Spencer Fronk and and Andrew Palmquist have been planning Number Thirty Eight, at 3560 Chestnut Place, for the past two years, and many of their original ideas fit right in with these socially distanced, contact-free days.

    Number Thirty Eight is the first in planned series of

    Read More

    Fall in Love with your Home

    It’s time to give your house some attention 

    By Kathy Knotts 

    We’ve spent more time than usual at home this year, for better or worse. All the extra hours have meant more time to notice those projects you’ve been meaning to get to—for years. 

    Some of us have managed to tackle a to-do list or two, as industry reports indicate. We spent our extra hours making improvements around the house, from creating home offices to

    Read More

    How This Mexican Bakery Stays Strong In San Antonio Despite The Pandemic

    In 2019 the United States Census Bureau reported that 64.2% of the population in San Antonio was Hispanic or Latino. The Alamo City continues to flourish as a cultural melting pot, and Latino-owned businesses keep thriving and contributing to their community which in turn embraces the diverse history of this Mexican American culture wholeheartedly. One of these businesses,

    Read More

    How to Use Your Heart and Head to Hack Your Personal Finance

    You need to recognize that your desire to show people how smart you are, or to impress people with your wealth, or prove how quickly you can make money, which causes you to do insufficient research, can lead you to these bad decisions.

    Accept that you are flawed, he says, and you will have a chance of doing the right thing. “Do not aim to be coldly rational when making financial decisions,” he says. “Aim

    Read More

    City of Hinesville Water Department closed through Tuesday

    HINESVILLE, Ga. (WSAV) – The City Hinesville announced the Water Department offices will be closed effective immediately due to an internal COVID-19 exposure.

    Officials say the Water Department’s offices will undergo a thorough cleaning and are expected to reopen on Tuesday, October 13.

    Customers can reach staff for questions by calling 912-876-3564 and selecting the Water Department option through the automated system.

    Hinesville water customers can make payments in the following methods: 

    • Via drop box
    Read More

    Downers Grove Girl Scout wins National Gold Award for creating sex assault database

    A middle school friend’s “sexual assault crisis” and the lasting and traumatic effects it had on the girl inspired Therese Malinowski of Downers Grove to make a difference.

    “That’s what made me passionate about sexual assault,” says Malinowski, 18, who will receive the Girl Scouts’ highest national honor tonight in a private online ceremony for recipients and their families. Malinowski’s groundbreaking project created an online database that tracks sexual assaults on college campuses.

            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            

     

    “The fact

    Read More