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Month: June 2016

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Red, white and 'cue: How 2 Marines built a thriving barbecue business

Marine veteran Dan Misuraca now runs his own barbecue joint in Kearny, N.J. (Courtesy Red White & Que Smokehouse) Coming home from a four-year tour with the Marines in 1996, Dan Misuraca missed his buddies terribly as he struggled to slip back into civilian life. Flash forward 20 years, now Red White & Que Smokehouse in […]

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