Editor’s note: This is the first article in “Hope in Preservation,” a special Jersey Journal series about centuries-old buildings that are currently being adaptively reused in considerate and creative ways and which stand as symbols of hope for historic preservation in Jersey City and Hudson County — an area increasingly […]
Cocaine Bear lives on in Kentucky for Kentucky’s Fun Mall
CLOSE The story of Kentucky’s favorite party animal is heading to Hollywood. Our venerable “Cocaine Bear” is part of the plotline for an upcoming film. The real-life story is stranger than fiction. Back in 1985, a 175-pound black bear died from a massive cocaine overdose at the indirect hand of one of […]
Superman Lives Trailer Imagines Nicolas Cage As the Man of Steel
A deepfake trailer shows what Nicholas Cage could have looked like if never-made Tim Burton project Superman Lives ever became a reality. A deepfake trailer shows what Nicholas Cage could have looked like if Superman Lives ever became a reality. The infamous movie-that-never-happened was originally penned by Kevin Smith, who has spoken candidly […]
Opinion | Covid-19 has wreaked havoc on young people’s lives. We owe it to them to see this through.
It has wreaked havoc on their lives. Closed schools. Interrupted access to free lunch and essential technology. Canceled activities. Forced an inability to hang out with friends. In the United States’ desire to return to “normal” last year, we deprioritized young people. We floundered through decisions on closing schools and […]
I Lost Laura 4 Years Ago. The Law Passed In Her Name Will Save Lives
As armies go, mine might not have sounded like much: a fierce force of retired middle-school teachers, hardware helpers at the Saugus Lowe’s, members of an over-40 men’s baseball league, more than 100 people with asthma, a homeschooling cooperative from Western Mass, and yes, even a Duck Boat conductor or […]
Millwall fans who booed Black Lives Matter protest condemned by their own players and FA
Colin Kazim-Richards, the Derby striker, branded the jeers an “absolute disgrace”, while the Football Association said it “strongly condemns” the scenes. Wayne Rooney, the Derby caretaker manager, added that he was “saddened” and it was “very disappointing and upsetting for a lot of people” Some other clubs have abandoned the […]
Texas advocacy groups will hold virtual event to recognize lives lost on Transgender Day of Remembrance
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Many will remember the year 2020 for a litany of unfortunate milestones, including that it’s reported as the deadliest for violence against transgender and gender non-conforming people in the country’s history. A report released this week by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation detailed the violent deaths of […]
Interior official called Black Lives Matter ‘racist,’ defended Kenosha shooter
A recently appointed Interior Department official has called the Black Lives Matter movement racist and defended Kyle Rittenhouse, the teen charged with killing two people after opening fire at a protest in Kenosha, Wis. Jeremy Carl, who’s appointment to Interior’s deputy assistant secretary of fish, wildlife and parks as […]
Covid means Zoom, social media and streaming dominate our lives. The mute button is sanity.
Where I currently live, the TV goes on before 7 a.m. each day and stays on until 10 p.m. every night. The awkward staccatos of morning news cascade into an endless cacophony of cable —the dour melodies of WWII documentaries, the tinny early-Western gunfights, the crunch and wail of cop […]
They believe: How Rutgers’ inspirational Eric LeGrand has changed lives, 10 years after his injury
Greg Schiano did not want to get on the plane. The Rutgers football team was on the tarmac in Tampa hours after blowing a fourth-quarter lead in a crushing loss to South Florida, two weeks after Eric LeGrand had suffered a spinal-cord injury covering a kickoff late in a win […]
Darla Colinet’s newly released “Quest for Exceptional Love” profoundly shares how individuals can transform their lives by discerning God’s love design.
MEADVILLE, Pa. (PRWEB) October 08, 2020 “Quest for Exceptional Love: Transform Your Love and Relationships Through Christ’s Love Design”: an edifying book that teaches people how to improve their lives and relationships through understanding God’s love design. “Quest for Exceptional Love: Transform Your Love and Relationships Through Christ’s Love […]
How Many Lives Can a Fashion Brand Have?
Then there is the American fashion brand Bill Blass, which was purchased in 2008 by the entrepreneurial brothers Cin and Peter Kim, who made their money producing dress shirts and neckwear for the mass market. The Kims hired designer Chris Benz, formerly of J. Crew, to reposition the brand for […]
A white mom marched alone for Black Lives Matter. Her Black son urged her to do more
Jesse Ugstad and his mother, Marcy, in their lakeside Minnesota home. (Dan Koeck / For The Times) It was an otherwise quiet Friday morning when they stood in the living room and finally told each other how they felt. “You have no idea how hard it’s been!” Marcy Ugstad yelled […]