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  • 90 degree days
    A Grand Rapids 1951 temperature record tied
    Grand Rapids has not observed a 90 degree day this year. Our warmest temperature this year occurred on July 22, with a high of 89 degrees. There’s only one other year when Grand Rapids NEVER saw a 90 degree day. That year is 1951. I found...
  • 7-Day Sept. 29th
    Another warm week in the Tri-State
    We are at the end of September heading into October and it still feels like late August out there! Highs are staying in the 70s and 80s for the rest of the work week. But a cool down is in store for the weekend.A very weak cool front will cross...
  • Under the mistletoe is a good spot
    If summer's too darn hot, is fall the sexiest season?
    Alfred, Lord Tennyson wrote “in the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.”But is that true? Spring breaks would certainly seem to support that theory. Perhaps in “Camelot” May was the lustiest...
  • Summer's bold color & light
    Longwood Gardens: Fourth of July on September 13th
    If you missed all the fan-fare of the fourth of July: fun, fireworks, and barbeque, you have a second chance this Saturday, September 13th. Longwood Gardens has two events timed to let you enjoy both a summer barbeque followed by fountain show and...
  • NYFW Photo
    Wear summer clothes this Fall
    Our first heat wave hit us on the East Coast in April, so this summer has felt incredibly long and hot. It was only natural for us to spend a bit more enjoying the bright colors of summer fashion! Unfortunately, that left us with a little less...
  • Strong storm system to bring heat and storms
    Strong storm system to bring heat and storms
    Hopefully you have had a chance to get out and enjoy the absolutely beautiful weather over the past couple days! Temperatures have been in the 70s and dew points have been well below the muggy threshold of 60 degrees. The heat and humidity will...
  • Guido brings sophistication and sporty to Alexander Wang's Spring/Summer 2015
    Guido brings sophistication and sporty to Alexander Wang's Spring/Summer 2015
    Naturally, the looks complemented Wang's current collection. Guido accomplished this with a twist on the classic low ponytail. This resulted in a futuristic mood and all with a really sleek pony. He used Hardwear 16 Super-Strong Sculpting Gel...
  • summer pd
    11 Take-aways from Summer PD
    Summer PD 2014 just ended. A couple dozen of us–teachers, library media specialists, tech integrationists, lab teachers–gathered virtually for three weeks to experiment with some of the hottest tech tools available for the classroom...
  • Relief on the way
    Hot end to the week but relief is on the way
    We have been fighting through the humidity this week as dew points has hovered around the tropical 70 degree mark with the exception of Wednesday. The high humidity and heat will be in full force for Friday as highs head for the lower 90s. However...
  • Whole grain tomato, basil, spinach penne with goat cheese
    Whole grain tomato, basil, spinach penne with goat cheese
    This classic vegetarian pasta recipe is fresh, easy, and a great way to take advantage of tomato season. The variations are endless: try using linguine or rigatoni pasta, add extra veggies, substitute kale for spinach, or top with vegetarian...
  • An “unofficial” end to summer
    An “unofficial” end to summer
    Labor Day is often thought of as the unofficial end to summer and this time it even lines up with the start of meteorological fall! (Meteorological seasons begin on the first of the month to help with record keeping and to align with general...
  • Vita Liberata
    Get a green beauty sunless tan with Vita Liberata
    Though the thought of the fall season in full swing brings on a more abrupt weather change elsewhere, one thing that is certain to occur in a Los Angeles autumn is a continuous influx of bright sunny weather. To maintain the glorious golden tanned...
  • You are my sunshine
    Summer hike today: You are my sunshine
    It is still summer until September 22, 2014. I was a little faked out today. The overcast skies this morning made me think that it was going to be a cool day, but by the time I took the trail the sunshine was hot with a little welcomed breeze....
  • Brief relief from summer
    Brief relief from summer
    A weak cool front slid south through the Tri-State on Wednesday sparking a few thunderstorms. Perhaps more important is that it also drove down the humidity a little bit! You likely noticed that it felt a little better when you stepped outside...
  • Setting summer sun a shimmer
    Philadelphia summer parks: Last chance opportunities
    While the calendar officially ends summer on September 22nd, the eve of the Autumnal equinox, summer thoughts of play seems to end sooner and sooner each year. Schools are starting and with it a quickened pulse and unbalanced rhythm to the city....