During the next decade, nearly 80 million baby boomers will move into their retirement years. Itâ€™s an enormous cultural shift for a nation that once had so many young people. Among the advantages in a down economy: more jobs for the younger set, and plenty of construction activity in the building of new retirement facilities.
In the world of aquatic sporting and adventure, even tourism, there are few places on Planet Earth as well recognized as San Franciscoâ€™s celebrated waterfront along the Embarcadero. Located in the very heart of San Franciscoâ€™s bustling Fishermanâ€™s Wharf area, Pier 27, once visited daily by hordes of residents and tourists alike â€“ had gradually [...]
The history and prestige associated with the America’s Cup attracts not only the world’s top sailors and yacht designers but also the involvement of wealthy entrepreneurs and sponsors. It is unquestionably the worldâ€™s greatest a test of sailing skill and boat and sail design. The inaugural trophy event was held by the NYYC from 1857 [...]
Itâ€™s no surprise, with the risk of being smacked in the head by a 25-pound king salmon careening through the air, that Seattleâ€™s 100 year-old Pike Place Market may be best known for its charismatic fishmongers. And of course, purveyors of morsels and spirits. Among the many food vendors, fried food isnâ€™t hard to find, [...]
Evette Simon, the acting executive director of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, draws a parallel between preserving the legacy of the Holocaust by combatting indifference and preserving the environment through maintaining a conscientiously sustainable facility. â€śWe want to be upstanders and encourage people to be responsible,â€ť Simon said about the Skokie museum. â€śBeing [...]