The long list of controversies involving the Brazilian head of state caused a turmoil on the internal and international political scene. Homosexuals, women, blacks, and many other groups were on the radar of Jair Bolsonaro. He even went that far as to give praise to the dictatorship lasting from 1964 until 1985. But none of […]
Author: James S. Cummings
Local Pizza Place Owner Sparkles a Facebook Debate over His Support for Trump
Some New Haveners are planning to boycott Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana because one of the co-owners is an apparent supporter of the current president. Gary Bimonte, the businessman in question, has posted a thank you note to Trump because American steel is being used in construction jobs. He was also photographed holding a “Deplorables for […]
Connecticut Gambling in Decline — Online Might Be the Key
Even though all eyes of the state authorities are on sports betting these days, Native tribes have something else in mind. Rodney Butler of Mashantucket Pequot tribes pointed out how Jersey’s online gambling scene was bringing in more money to casinos. Also, the long-serving chairman of eight years mentioned that this money meant more tax revenue for the state.
The tribes see a fitting companion for mobile sports in iGaming. They say that allowing customers to play slots for free and win real money is the best way to attract them. “Feeding off each other, these two formed a successful marriage together,” said Butler.
Mercados — an Exploration of Mexican Markets and Recipes
Rarely does a book offer such a unique experience, but Mercados: Recipes from the Markets of Mexico, is a treat for all senses. It is a collage of beautiful images, virtuoso writing, and excellent recipes that celebrate the natural beauties of Mexico along with the culture and the food. David Sterling did not focus so […]
How Predictable Is Pot Revenue?
Massachusetts may be profiting from millions of dollars of tax income up till 2023 since the CN General Assembly did not approve marijuana legalization in Connecticut. The law package did not go through though revenue potentials have led many other states towards the legalization. The latest report from the Pew Charitable Trusts offers a fresh […]
If You Don’t Use It, Sell It
The pile of unwanted or unused things occupying your storage spaces may be just the thing someone else is looking for. The premise is not new, and you are probably aware that you can sell your stuff, get some handy cash, and clear some space in your house as you do so. This is what […]
Is Toni Harp in Trouble?
Though the heat of August is overwhelming, we must not forget that the primaries are creeping upon us. Yes, that’s right, we are approaching the time of municipal primaries, and they promise to be interesting. Over 10 years ago, the state did move the statewide elections to August, but September is still reserved for town […]
The Airport in Hong Kong Closed in the Midst of Protests for Democracy
Thousands of protesters huddled on the main terminal of the airport in Hong Kong as a part of their demonstrations against repression that have kept the city in the spotlight for months. The cancellation of flights and all-around chaos disrupted the functioning of one of the busiest airfields in the world. According to the Airport […]
CT Policy for Transgender Athletes
Allowing high-school students to participate in competitions as a gender they identify with has been Connecticut’s policy for a while now. There has been a lot of praise for this decision, but it appears that it is starting to spark some controversies as well. The federal Office for Civil Rights is investigating the issue reported […]
Yet Another Fairfield Administrator Incriminated in the Toxic Waste Affair
The affair regarding the unwarranted toxic waste disposal in the town of Bridgeport is gaining momentum as one more official has been indicted. Joseph Michelangelo, who serves as the director of Public Works in Bridgeport, is facing serious charges for conspiring to commit second-degree forgery, second-degree forgery, and illegal dumping. The Judge of the Superior […]