Month: June 2016

Ski tour operators are freezing holiday prices post-Brexit

Ski tour operators are freezing their holiday prices after the UK voted to leave the EU on June 23, in a bid to encourage positivity in the snowsports holiday industry. The Brexit vote has left many would-be holidaymakers feeling nervous, so forward-looking companies are keen to remove any barriers to booking a holiday. Inghams, Ski Total …

Review: Vito Acconci Invites You to Watch Him as He Watches Us

The exhibition begins where Mr. Acconci began, with 1960s poetry: the sound of his voice reading it, and the sight of his words printed on angled overhead panels. Most of the panels are positioned too high for reading. They form a kind of roof built of words, an apt analogy for the architectural direction the artist’s …

Chicago Public Schools meets pension payment deadline

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Chicago Public Schools met a Thursday deadline to complete a $676 million contribution to its teachers pension system, a school spokeswoman said. The nation’s third-largest public school system had to fully tap an $870 million bank line of credit to make the payment, according to Emily Bittner, the spokeswoman. With fiscal 2016 …

Trendy products add a dash of fashion to the kitchen

Housewares manufacturers worth their salt mine lifestyle trends for leads, shaping development and design of their next best products. And with a focus on healthy eating, time and space-saving, as well as a continued craving for the best ways to make macchiatos and chai at home, it’s not surprising that there will be plenty to address …