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Food Trucks in the Historic District?

There was an application to the Saugerties Historic Review Board to place a Taco & Burrito food truck in the district, with picnic tables and rainbow colored umbrellas. There are no Village laws regulating food trucks, so it fell to … Continue reading

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An Escalator of Opportunity in Medellin, Colombia

NEWS STORY: Escalator opens up hillside slums In many urban areas of Latin America it is the poor that populate the hillsides. In Rio the ghettos, called favelas, are contained, almost barricaded, separate from the affluent city dwellers below. One, … Continue reading

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Fixing the Federal deficit (by Warren Buffett)

  Warren Buffett, in a recent interview with CNBC, offers one of the best quotes about the debt ceiling: “I could end the deficit in 5 minutes,” he told CNBC. “You just pass a law that says that anytime there … Continue reading

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Travel tip # 267 – resealable (zip-lock) plastic bags

When traveling in or out of the country, the first thing to remember is: Do Not Argue With Customs. So, when I found myself confronted with a problem going through customs in an as yet unnamed South American Country, I … Continue reading

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