There are a lot of things to look forward to during the summer months — self-proclaimed rosé tastings, splurges on delicious vacations, and playing a game of invisibility on summer Fridays (I was there for half a day, I swear!) — but the season brings no greater joy than the promise of setting up shop in the sun and diving into a good book. This vacation season, there is no shortage of options to choose from. From the best of the spring to the highly anticipated releases of the summer, here are the books you shouldn’t leave home without when you head to your hammock by the pool or towel at the beach or wherever you plan to make your relaxing escape this season. … [Read more...] about The Best Summer Beach Reads of 2018
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The New Jersey couple arrived in Barbados on Saturday, June 22 and were scheduled to leave a week later, on June 29. The couple was staying at the Discovery Bay Hotel in Trents, St. James, according to police. … [Read more...] about New Jersey couple goes missing while on vacation in Barbados, going out to sea on jet ski, police say
"We are pleased that the parties have reached a resolution that allows victims the opportunity to resolve their sexual abuse claims through this independent, voluntary, non-adversarial process," read a statement from compensation program co-designers Camille S. Biros, Kenneth R. Feinberg and Jordana H. Feldman. … [Read more...] about Epstein estate reaches deal with US Virgin Islands attorney general on victims compensation fund
This isn't the first time the restaurant has struggled. Legesse remembers its first days, opening in 2009 during the Great Recession. It was a frigid week in January, and things kept going wrong. The heating system failed, and for a moment, she feared the restaurant she'd dreamed of opening would have to close its doors. Then she looked out at the dining room and saw people were still sampling her family's recipes -- bundled up in coats and scarves as they ate. … [Read more...] about A family on the front lines
This Central Valley town does get warm, but the pool—and accompanying Tiki bar—is a cool relief from hot summer days. Upgrades are in abundance in case you want to bring the party indoors. The kitchen now features new quartz countertops and stainless-steel appliances. … [Read more...] about Raise a Mai Tai: These 9 Homes With Tiki Bars Are Lit!