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From Emerald City to Emerald Isle: Galway, Ireland June 2014
On a recent trip across the pond , I visited another "jewel" ... Ireland . Like Seattle, the island of Eire is called emerald for good reason, it rains a lot.
After Fire Destroyed Restaurant, This Owner Continued Paying Staff During 6-Month Rebuild
Bruce Kroll, who owns a Culver's restaurant in Platteville, Wisconsin, found himself in a tough spot when he discovered that his establishment had burned down last November, according to WKOW.
Crowdfunded Book Up For Biggest Literary Prize
A crowdfunded novel has been nominated for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for the first time in the competition's history.
The Giant Red Ball That's Touring The Globe In The Name Of Art
At 15 feet and 250 pounds, the scarlet globe has been trekking to major cities all across the world, from Los Angeles to Paris to Perth to Taipei.
Mayor Walsh Launches Boston Alzheimer's Initiative
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, his grandmother Mary Anne O'Malley, his aunt Barbara Leahy, and his mother Mary Walsh, in photograph taken in Rosmuc, County Galway, Ireland.
Quiz of the week's news
It's the Magazine's 7 days, 7 questions quiz - an opportunity to prove to yourself and others that you are a news oracle.
Irish language school makes rollicking 'Callin' Baton Rouge' cover: Watch it here
An Irish language school released a cover of "Callin' Baton Rouge," the country love song made famous by Garth Brooks.
The Prehistoric Boulder [Co. Galway, Ireland]
Crag features A lone boulder on the side of the Bunowen river, the Prehistoric Boulder offers short, amenable problems on its Northward face.
The National kicking off European (but not Russia) tour; 'Mistaken...
If you haven't seen the National documentary 'Mistaken For Strangers' yet, July 7 is your chance when it screens for $5.00 at City Winery in NYC .