close Video Tornado rips through Deer Park, Texas A video has captured scenes of devastation in Deer Park, Texas on Tuesday following a tornado. (Credit: @CowboyAstronut/WEATHER TRAKER /TMX) Severe weather is expected to continue to move over the northeastern U.S. this week, as heavy snow from a winter storm spreads into New England. The National Weather Service's Weather Prediction Center said Wednesday that the system is forecast to track through the eastern Great Lakes overnight, with snow changing into a wintry mix by early Thursday. Strong winds of up to 50 mph are possible over some locations in southern New England and the Gulf of Maine, with travel conditions predicted to be affected. This comes after the storm produced heavy snow from the middle Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes to the Northeast on Wednesday. SEVERE WEATHER THREAT MOVES EAST AFTER TORNADOES HIT TEXAS A person walks along North Shore … [Read more...] about Winter weather moves over Northeast after dumping snow on Michigan, Indiana
KATHRYN BIGELOW’S two-fisted win at the Academy Awards for best director and best film for “The Hurt Locker” didn’t just punch through the American movie industry’s seemingly shatterproof glass ceiling; it has also helped dismantle stereotypes about what types of films women can and should direct. It was historic, exhilarating, especially for women who make movies and women who watch movies, two groups that have been routinely ignored and underserved by an industry in which most films star men and are made for and by men. It’s too early to know if this moment will be transformative — but damn, it feels so good . No matter if they’re a source of loathing and laughter, the Oscars matter as a cultural flashpoint, perhaps now more than ever. All those Oscar viewers might not be ticket buyers, but when they watched the show this year they would have heard, perhaps even for the first time, the startling, shocking, infuriating or uninteresting news — pick your degree of engagement — that … [Read more...] about How Oscar Found Ms. Right
Photo: Jason Stewart Chris Black has returned to the Strategist with a monthly column to answer all of your burning questions — from super-specific style predicaments and workout and tennis recs to foolproof host-gift ideas that will get you invited back to the beach house. Airport fits that aren’t too schleppy? I need a departure from sweats and sneaks. This is a timely question: I leave for London and Stockholm in 24 hours. As a society, we have settled into slovenly airport dressing, but we must each do our part to course correct. It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to look presentable for a long haul. The frayed SpongeBob pajama pants and Crocs aren’t suitable even for Spirit Airlines. J.Crew Cashmere Crewneck Sweater - Navy $138 $138 Everyone gets cold on the plane, so you have to wear something warm on top. A simple cashmere crewneck sweater is the perfect choice that will also most likely come in handy once you reach your … [Read more...] about Ask Chris Black: What’s an Airport Fit That’s Not Too Schleppy?
0 Real Estate Investigating new houses in and near Irving? Find your price point among the latest properties to hit the open-house circuit. Real Estate News , Patch Staff Posted Reply IRVING, TX — House hunting on the web can sometimes leave you wanting. While listing images can help, they're no replacement for the real thing. That’s where open houses come in handy: No more bumbling around in the dark! Ready to start hunting? To help you out, we've put together a list of the five recently listed open houses scheduled in the Irving area. That way, you can get a feel for what kinds of properties are out there before committing to anything. Here is an address, photo, price and bedroom/bath information for each property listed — including a house in the Dallas area with 4 beds and 6 baths for $3.3 million, and another with 3 beds and 2 baths for $285,000. Like what you see? Simply click on any address in the list to get additional … [Read more...] about Irving Area: 5 Local Open Houses To Stop By
The San Francisco Bay Area is expected to see the highest temperatures of the week on Thursday, and some locations in the North Bay are forecast to approach a balmy 70 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The warmup isn't forecast to last long, with cooler temperatures and a slight chance for rain expected over the weekend, and downtown San Francisco is forecast to dip below 40 degrees for the first time this year early next week. Amid a spell of dry weather and an overnight offshore wind event, the Bay Area is expected to warm up on Thursday morning. The weather service forecasts widespread 60s across the Bay Area with the mercury likely to soar above 70 degrees in some spots around the North Bay, especially in the Santa Rosa area and northward along the U.S. Highway 101 corridor, on Thursday afternoon. "These winds are technically Diablo winds," Dalton Behringer, a meteorologist with the weather service, told SFGATE. "As they come down from the higher … [Read more...] about Highest temperatures of the week coming to the Bay Area on Thursday
Click here to read the full article. There are concerts, and there are events, and a hometown show in Chicago from a regrouped Fall Out Boy is definitely in the latter category, as evidenced by the line of people waiting outside in a light snow all day Wednesday to try to get inside the group’s sold-out show at the city’s long-running Metro nightclub. “Each album is so different, no matter where I am in my life, there’s an album I can listen to and get what I need,” said Maddie Ozo, 23, of Chicago, who stood in the cold for six hours to try to get on a waiting list. She even has a leg tattoo that references one of the band’s song lyrics. “They’re just my favorite,” she explained. More from Variety Joe Trohman Steps Away From Fall Out Boy, Cites 'Rapidly Deteriorated' Mental Health: I Will 'One-Hundred Percent' Return Fall Out Boy Signs With Fueled by Ramen-Elektra, Announces New Album 'So Much (for) Stardust' Jack White, Fall Out Boy, Red Hot Chili Peppers, … [Read more...] about Fall Out Boy Roars Through 20 Years of Hits at Triumphant Hometown Chicago Show: Concert Review