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  • October Regional and State Unemployment
    State Employment Improves In October
    Yesterday the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary on national data collected during October 2014. Each month this government agency reports on each state's...
  • BLS October 2014 Employment Situation
    Government Reports Unemployment Under 6%
    Yesterday the US Department of Labor, Bureau or Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Employment Situation Summary for unemployment data collected during October 2014. This month's Employment Summary report had good news on the surface. Each...
  • Job growth
    Good news in the October 2014 jobs report
    Right on time, the Bureau of Labor Statistics issued the monthly Employment Situation Report for October 2014 (better known as the Jobs Report). With the tumultuous stock market environment of late, many economists are keeping a close eye on the...
  • October Review
    October 2014 weather review for Grand Rapids
    October 2014 will be remembered the large temperature swings and rainfall. Temperatures for the first month of autumn displayed the typical swings reminiscent of the changing season. The most notable swing occurred near the end of the month when...
  • Unemployment Claims Increase Week of October 30, 2014
    Unemployment Claims Up Again This Week
    Today the United States Department of Labor (DOL) released their advance News Release on Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims for the week ending October 25, 2014. For the second week in a row unemployment claims increased with 3,000 claims this...
  • Strawberry Basil Bar
    Orlando fall specials and events
    Fall is finally here, the humidity is down and we can enjoy the sunshine along with the cool autumn breeze. The local food scene is giving us even more reasons to love the fall with seasonal menu items and festive events.October is Breast Cancer...
  • Scaup and coots
    October was a good month for migration at Lake Murray
    Birding was mostly uneventful at the beginning of October 2014 at Lake Murray, San Diego. In the beginning of the month, it was clear that some migrants were coming in. But, there were also several summer residents still hanging around as well....
  • Unemployment Claims Tick Up Slightly This Week
    Unemployment Claims Tick Up Slightly This Week
    Today the United States Department of Labor (DOL) released their advance News Release on Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims for the week ending October 18, 2014. This week's report has unemployment claims jumping up 17,00 claims from the...
  • Batch No. 666
    A devilish batch of October brew
    The Appalachian Brewing Company’s seasonal beer of October is a special Halloween treat called Batch No. 666. It doesn’t fit into one particular beer style but is most similar to a heavy porter. Batch 666 is produced with 1,666 pounds...
  • Ipsy October Glam Bag
    Ipsy October Glam Bag
    I just received my second Ipsy bag this month. I was even more excited about October's shipment than September's. Ipsy decided to go with a "Beauty Candy" theme for the Fall season. Each sneak peek on Ipsy's website had...
  • Hot Rod Shows
    October's special car shows
    Great events for car enthusiasts in the Chicagoland area.Looking for highway adventure this fall, look no further, here are the hottestvehicle events inIllinois, sure to rev-up the whole families engines.The Big Halloween Cruise takes place on...
  • Pretty in pink- Miami restaurants support Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Pretty in pink- Miami restaurants support Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Unless readers have been living under a rock lately, it's hard to miss the pink ribbons everywhere for the month of October. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and along with fun runs and pink products, there are dining deals in...
  • October + beard = Octobeard (AKA Pre-Mo)
    October + Beard = Octobeard (AKA Pre-Movember)
    You don’t have to be tall, dark and handsome (like the men pictured) to rock a beard. Whether yours is black or strawberry blonde, a beard separates the MEN from the men.Fall is the perfect time to start developing your strong winter beard....
  • Unemployment Claims Decrease This Week 10.16.14
    Weekly Jobless Claims Continue Downward Spiral
    Today the United States Department of Labor (DOL) released their advance News Release on Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims for the week ending October 11, 2014. This week's report has unemployment claims dropping to a low not seen since...
  • 5 halloween activities in Los Angeles
    5 halloween activities in Los Angeles
    If you're visiting Los Angeles this October, you will find there is no shortage of both fun and scary Halloween-related activities in the city.1. Halloween Horror Nights at Universal StudiosFeaturing 7 mazes and 5 scare zones, plus frightening...