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  • Stoneleigh Hotel
    Don't miss the last event in the Dallas Historical Society's summer series
    The Dallas Historical Society has taken the concept of brown-bag history lectures at high noon and created, essentially, historical pub crawls by the light of the moon, so to speak, with their "Pour Yourself Into History" series.April&...
  • Jobless
    The Pittsburgh job outlook for 2015: good bad or ugly
    As we move into the third quarter of 2015, there continues to be a heated debate regarding the economy, and more specifically the job market. Has there has been a recovery? Have things flat-lined? Have they actually taken a turn for the worse...
  • Almanac 30 June 2015
    Large Heat, record heat, a burning ship, and snowfall records
    Large Heat, record heat, a burning ship, and snowfall records top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here events that happened on June 30.1891 - The city of Marquette's...
  • 1913: Seeds of Conflict
    PBS Recalls a Time When Arabs and Jews Lived in Peace in Palestine
    A year before an assassin's bullet set the spark to ignite the First World War, the fuse that would begin yet another conflict was being lit in Palestine. As the documentary 1913: Seeds of Conflict which airs on PBS Tuesday, June 30 observes,...
  • Tunes
    Watsessing Park is a park with a Native American name
    Before the Europeans came to America, Native Americans were the first inhabitants. The Lenni-Lenape were a peaceful people who lived in New Jersey. They were natural problem solvers who were able to solve the disputes within their tribe. A...
  • Almanac 29 June 2015
    A landspout, record cold, flooded basements, and a ship to ship rescue
    A landspout, record cold, flooded basements, and a ship to ship rescue top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here events that happened on June 29.1864 - The wood schooner 2-mast...
  • Almanac 28 June 2015
    Large hail, strong wind, record heat, and drought
    Large hail, strong wind, record heat, and drought top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here events that happened on June 28.1934 - The temperature soared to a high of 104°...
  • Almanac 27 May 2015
    Tornadoes, large hail, shipwrecks, and cool temperatures
    Tornadoes, large hail, shipwrecks, and cool temperatures top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here events that happened on June 27.1875 -Tornadoes struck Detroit and Jackson...
  • 4th of July playlist: 100 song picks for Independence Day celebrations
    4th of July playlist: 100 song picks for Independence Day celebrations
    A Fourth of July party is an annual summer highlight across the United States. Americans gather on July 4 to celebrate the country’s Independence Day. Families and friends congregate on the Fourth of July for barbecues, fireworks, games,...
  • Almanac 26 May 2015
    Shipwrecks, a tornado, record heat and a seiche
    Shipwrecks, a tornado, record heat and a seiche top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here events that happened on June 26.1878 - The wood schooner, 3-mast Peshtigo, while...
  • Almanac
    Washed out roads, record heat, and tornadoes
    Washed out roads, record heat, and tornadoes top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here events that happened on June 25.1870 - The monthly record high for June of 99° for...
  • Calendar of Thorikos
    Ancient chronology, new model
    In Biblical chronology, people sort Biblical lives and events in the order of their happening, and define how many years passed between events. The Bible itself gives the first clues to Its own chronology. Sadly, different politicians and scholars...
  • A Journey Through the Scenes in Benicia
    Benicia is a Robust Artist Community and Historical Destination
    Benicia is filled with rich history and a world-class artist community, every corner one turns represents another story waiting to be told. And, there are plenty of locals willing to stop and take the time to fill in the blanks or add their own...
  • Bridge at Kubota Garden
    Seattle Historical Trips: Kubota Gardens
    In 1923,Fujitaro Kubota, a Japanese immigrant, created theKubota Gardening Company. An entirely self taught gardener, Kubota had a vision of the land he hoped to bring to life.After creating numerous gardens around Seattle, including the...
  • Almanac
    Record heat, tornadoes, apple sized hail, and heavy rain
    Record heat, tornadoes, apple sized hail, and heavy rain top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here events that happened on June 24.1901 – Record heat rules the day as both...
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