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Barano Is a Grandson’s Paean to His Ischian Nonna

Al Di Meglio’s new restaurant brings southern Italy to South Williamsburg with dry-aged meatballs and decadent clam pizzas.

Miyajima Island 

I recently visited Miyajima Island and it was one of the most beautiful Island I have ever visited. There is so much to do at the Island and it is a tourist attraction location. The food is great and the people around you are very friendly and welcoming.Here is the link to my visit to the Island :)

Juan Gabriel's fans mourn his passing

At a plaza off Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles, Joanna Franco, 25, swayed Sunday evening to the sound of banda music with her fiancé. Earlier, Franco was leaving a nearby museum when an employee asked whether she had heard that popular Mexican singer Juan Gabriel had died. "I said, 'No, that...

My Apartment Tour In Japan 

I moved to Hiroshima for my teaching job. I will be working in Onomichi as an English teacher for Junior High School and elementary students. I made a video of my location and apartment. The view is absolutely breathtaking and my location is very peaceful. Show More Summary

The ballad of Juan Gabriel

Superstar Mexican singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel died Sunday at his home in California at age 66. Here is a 1999 profile from The Times: First, who he is: the highest-paid Spanish-language singer on Earth. Where he lives: among a dozen mansions and ranches across the Americas--but mostly on a rose-filled...

Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.

Cider history at The Northman, a new salad joint in River North, free coffee in the morning and more things to do in Chicago on Monday, Aug. 29.

Innoshima Suigun Festival

This weekend, there was a very popular festival of Hiroshima in Innoshima. The festival included fire, pirates, samurais, food stalls, and etc. The location was absolutely stunning! I made a video during my time at the festival! Here is the link:

ICYMI: Juan Gabriel, Mexico's Legendary Pop Star, Has Died At 66

Plus, Jill Stein on Harambe, "liquid ass," and more end-of-day links! [ more › ]

Student representatives bring fresh perspective to Manassas School Board

Two Osbourn seniors have nonvoting positions and provide input to the panel.

Hokkaido fishing village face

It’s now just a comfortable train journey from Tokyo to Hokkaido, but Japan’s northernmost main island rather wonderfully feels like a whole other world compared to the congestion of the capital.

Latinos rally for Trump in Anaheim

Chanting “Viva Trump”, several dozen Latino supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump held a peaceful rally Sunday in front of Anaheim City Hall. “He’s the man,” Marco Gutierrez, a co-founder of Latinos for Trump, said of the candidate. “He speaks the language of the heart. He...

Greens would ban developer political donations

15 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Greens democracy spokesperson and candidate for the ACT Legislative Assembly seat of Ginninderra Indra Esguerra says her party would ban political donations from property developers, bringing the ACT into line with NSW. The Greens have previously announced a policy for an independent anti-corruption watch dog for the territory. Ms Esguerra, who is an adviser […]

Overheard In L.A.: Sex, Drugs, And Rock 'n' Roll. And Burritos

This week's edition of Overheard features the dark underbelly of FYF Fest, and beyond. [ more › ]

Katharine B. Gebbie, physicist who supervised four Nobel laureates, dies at 84

She led a National Institute of Standards and Technology physics laboratory for 22 years.

Juan Gabriel, superstar Mexican singer, dies at 66

The press office for Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel said the singer has died at age 66. The statement said he died Sunday, but does not say where. Juan Gabriel was Mexico's leading singer-songwriter and top-selling artist, with sales of more than 100 million albums. His ballads about love and heartbreak...

A new school year, and a 204th school, as enrollment surges in Maryland district

Hallie Wells Middle School is named for “extraordinary ordinary woman” in Clarksburg, Md.

Disqualified biker hit 230km/h near Bywong, police allege

16 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

A disqualified motorcyclist was caught allegedly travelling at 230km/h near Canberra on Saturday. Just after 9am, police from Queanbeyan Traffic and Highway Patrol were conducting speed enforcement duties on the Federal Highway at Brooks...Show More Summary

Metro vehicle torched in an apparent arson, authorities say

The incident occurred about 5:30 a.m. Sunday and resulted in $20,000 of damage, according to authorities.

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