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Private Lunch At Fauchon Hotel 

About a month ago, I received an email from the publicist for the Fauchon Hotel on place Madeleine, that the hotel was removing the beds from the rooms on one floor and converting them into private dining rooms. She also mentioned that the hotel manager was using one of the rooms to host private, one on one lunches, with journalists and wanted to know to if I was interested. I immediately said yes, as I was thrilled to actually go out for lunch, which I haven’t done since last summer.  I a...
Tags: Travel, New York, London, Hotels, Paypal, Manhattan, Lyon, Vincent, Restaurant Reviews, Madeleine, Jerome, Maud, Eileen Gray, Richard Nahem, Fauchon, Restaurants/Food/Drink


We Know Theo, But What About Vincent Van Gogh’s Sisters?

He (and Theo) had three. From reading a book that includes some newly translated letters, we can learn that “Lies was frustrated that women didn’t have more professional options that were socially acceptable. We learn about how Wil often copied Vincent’s drawings and was his favorite model, and that the two wrote to each other about art and literature and inquired about one another’s mental health.” – Hyperallergic
Tags: Art, Vincent, Visual, Vincent Van Gogh, Theo, Wil, 04.11.21


St. Vincent suffers power outage after volcano erupts

There has been a massive power outage on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent where La Soufrière volcano began erupting Friday, St. Vincent and the Grenadines National Emergency Management Organization reported Sunday.
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St. Vincent suffers power outage after La Soufrière volcano erupts

There has been a massive power outage on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent where La Soufrière volcano began erupting Friday, St....
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St Vincent hit by power cuts after another ‘explosive event’

Caribbean island blanketed in ash following biggest eruption since 1979, which has forced thousands to fleeA second “explosive event” has been reported by authorities in Saint Vincent, leaving residents of the area around La Soufrière volcano facing power cuts and water outages.Locals described loud rumbling, lightning and heavy ashfall as conditions deteriorated on the Caribbean island, after the volcano first erupted on Friday, forcing thousands to evacuate, though some remained in their homes...
Tags: Americas, World news, St Vincent, Caribbean, Extreme Weather, Vincent, La Soufriere, St Vincent and the Grenadines


Power Outages Hit Saint Vincent Island Amid Volcano Tremors

By Robertson S. HenryKINGSTOWN, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Reuters) - The Caribbean Saint Vincent island was hit by another explosive event...
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St Vincent volcano: Ash rains down on Caribbean island

Thousands of people in Saint Vincent have been evacuated after the La Soufrière volcano erupted.
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Saint Vincent volcano: Heavy ash rains down on island

Residents of Saint Vincent awake to a blanket of heavy ash after the La Soufrière volcano erupted.
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Ash coats Caribbean island of Saint Vincent after volcano eruption

The tiny eastern Caribbean island of Saint Vincent was blanketed with a thin layer of ash and a "strong sulphur" smell hung in the air...
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St Vincent's Caribbean Residents Wake to Ash-Covered Streets, Rumbling Volcano

By Robertson S. HenryKINGSTOWN, St Vincent and the Grenadines (Reuters) - Residents of the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent on Saturday woke...
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Amazon's victory against a union drive in Alabama proved workers want better workplaces, but America's labor laws are too broken to help them get that, experts say

Amazon faces a historic union vote in Alabama. Amazon; Elif Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty; Dustin Chambers/REUTERS; RWDSU; Samantha Lee/Insider Amazon has the votes to defeat a historic union vote by workers in Bessemer, Alabama. But experts say companies' battles with workers, regulators, and politicians are far from over. They told Insider that Amazon's anti-union push proved companies have too much power over workers. See more stories on Insider's business page. After one ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, Enterprise, Unions, Labor, Congress, France, US, Alabama, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Mit, House


Luxury ships from the Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise lines sail to the rescue and evacuate islanders in the path of a volcano eruption

La Soufrière last erupted in 1979. Reuters Royal Caribbean International and Carnival Cruise sent ships to the Caribbean island Saint Vincent. The ships helped to evacuate northern areas of the island after La Soufrière threatened to erupt. Saint Vincent's National Emergency Management Organisation later tweeted that the volcano did erupt. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ships from both Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International sailed to the Caribbean isla...
Tags: Transportation, Science, Trends, Cruise, Volcano, Caribbean, Martinique, Royal Caribbean, Vincent, Carnival Cruise Line, Reuters, Caribbean Islands, Royal Caribbean International, Nemo, Mount Pelee, Carnival Cruise


Saint Vincent volcano: 'Explosive' Soufrière eruption sparks mass evacuation

La Soufrière on Saint Vincent island spews ash 6 km into the air, as 16,000 people are evacuated.
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St Vincent rocked by explosive eruptions of La Soufrière volcano – video report

An explosive eruption rocked La Soufrière volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St Vincent on Friday following mandatory evacuation orders from the local government. There were no immediate reports of casualties from the burst that occurred just four days short of the 42nd anniversary of the last eruption.St Vincent rocked by explosive eruptions at La Soufrière volcano Continue reading...
Tags: Americas, World news, Volcanoes, St Vincent, Caribbean, Vincent, St Vincent and the Grenadines


St Vincent rocked by explosive eruptions at La Soufrière volcano

National Emergency Management Organisation warned residents to leave and said ash plume had reached 20,000ftThe Caribbean island of St Vincent has been rocked by explosive eruptions at La Soufrière volcano, which spewed clouds of ash miles into the air a day and forced thousands to flee for safety.The country’s National Emergency Management Organisation (Nemo) confirmed on Twitter that the 4,049-foot volcano had erupted on Friday morning and warned residents to leave the surrounding areas. Conti...
Tags: Americas, World news, Volcanoes, St Vincent, Caribbean, Vincent, La Soufriere, St Vincent and the Grenadines, National Emergency Management Organisation, National Emergency Management Organisation NEMO


Saint Vincent volcano: 'Explosive' Soufrière eruption sparks mass evacuation

La Soufrière on Saint Vincent island spews ash 6,000m into the air, as 16,000 people are evacuated.
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St Vincent rocked by explosive eruption of La Soufrière volcano

National Emergency Management Organisation confirmed eruption and warned residents to leave surrounding areasThe Caribbean island of St Vincent has been rocked by an explosive eruption of La Soufrière volcano, a day after declared a red alert and issued an evacuation order.The country’s National Emergency Management Organisation (Nemo) confirmed on Twitter that the volcano had erupted on Friday morning and warned residents to leave the surrounding areas. Continue reading...
Tags: Americas, World news, Volcanoes, St Vincent, Caribbean, Vincent, St Vincent and the Grenadines, National Emergency Management Organisation, National Emergency Management Organisation NEMO


Saint Vincent volcano: Soufrière erupts amid mass evacuation

Over 16,000 people were evacuated ahead of the eruption of La Soufrière on Saint Vincent island.
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Saint Vincent volcano shows signs of eruption being imminent – video

Seismologists have warned La Soufrière could erupt in a matter of hours or days and the Caribbean island of Saint Vincent has declared a red alert and issued an evacuation order.Video posted on social media showed a plume of smoke towering above the volcano, which is the highest point in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.Monitoring stations reported long earthquakes, which suggested that fresh magma was trying to reach the surface, and indicated that the volcano was moving to 'an explosive stage'...
Tags: World news, Volcanoes, Caribbean, Vincent, Saint Vincent, La Soufriere, St Vincent and the Grenadines


New on Blu-ray: World of Wong Kar Wai, ‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’, ‘Soul’, ‘Godzilla’ 4K, ‘Gattaca’ 4K, ‘News of the World’, and ‘The Reckoning’

The time has come yet again to highlight some great physical media, and this edition is our most jam-packed in a while. It’s so jam-packed it might as well be jelly. You have the wonderful new Criterion box set World of Wong Kari Wai; the delightfully silly Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, Pixar’s Soul, new 4K releases of both Godzilla and Gattaca, Tom Hanks in News of the World, and the horror film The Reckoning. World of Wong Kar Wai Few filmmakers, if any, capture the feeling of ye...
Tags: Hong Kong, Movies, Jamie Dornan, Disney, Earth, Star, Features, Soul, Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass, News Of The World, Tina Fey, Jamie Foxx, Pixar, Mike Jones, Godzilla


‘Chucky’ TV Series Bringing Back Franchise Actors Alex Vincent and Christine Elise

Alex Vincent, who starred in Child’s Play and Child’s Play 2, and Christine Elise, who co-starred with Vincent in Child’s Play 2, are returning to the franchise for Chucky, the new TV series headed to SYFY and USA. They join returning franchise players Brad Dourif, Jennifer Tilly, and Fiona Dourif for the series, which comes from Child’s Play co-creator Don Mancini. The series is set in a small town that’s thrown into chaos when a Chucky doll shows up at a yard sale. Chucky really is shaping...
Tags: Usa, Television, Movies, Casting, Horror, Syfy, Chucky, Elise, Vincent, Andy, Kyle, Film to TV, Brad Dourif, Don Mancini, Fiona Dourif, Charles Lee Ray


Sunday Spring Lunch at Chez Nahem and Gagliostro

It’s been over a year since we’ve entertained people in our home. Before the pandemic we would have frequent, small dinner and holiday parties. Vincent would prepare new adventurous recipes he had found which were always a success. We would clean and straighten the house, bring out our special glasses, dishes, and serving platters and go to the market to buy fresh flowers.   Vincent and I have had two vaccines and our good friends Susan and Claude, also had them. We figured since all of u...
Tags: Travel, Entertainment, Etsy, Usps, Paris, Claude, Belgium, Fuji, Etsy Shop, Vincent, Ny Times, Susan, Ina Garten, Richard Nahem, Food & Gourmet Shops, Chez Nahem


Amazon warehouse employees have hours left to vote on a union that could dramatically change the tech giant and the future of work in America

Amazon workers in Alabama are voting to unionize. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images 6,000 Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama will finish a vote to unionize on Monday. Experts say it "may be the most important union vote in decades." The warehouse workers could provide a roadmap to unionize at Amazon and beyond. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Monday, 6,000 Amazon workers at a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama will have their last day to vote on a union ...
Tags: Amazon, Washington Post, US, Alabama, America, Trends, Walmart, Getty Images, Usps, Biden, National Labor Relations Board, Bernie Sanders, Clinton, Bessemer, Vincent, Anti


'The richest man in the world against workers': Amazon is trying to defeat what experts call the most important union vote in decades

Amazon workers in Alabama are voting to unionize. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images 6,000 Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama will finish a vote to unionize on March 29. Experts say it "may be the most important union vote in decades." The warehouse workers could provide a roadmap to unionize at Amazon and beyond. See more stories on Insider's business page. In less than a week, 6,000 Amazon workers at a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama will vote on a union that could...
Tags: Amazon, Washington Post, US, Alabama, Trends, Walmart, Getty Images, Biden, National Labor Relations Board, Bernie Sanders, Clinton, Bessemer, Vincent, Anti, Syracuse University, Velasquez


Jessica Walter, actress who starred in ‘Arrested Development’ and ‘Archer,’ dies at 80

French actor Yves Montand (R) meets US actress Jessica Walter before the filming of “Grand Prix” directed by John Frankenheimer (L) at the terrace of an hotel in Paris on April 9, 1966. / AFP PHOTO / – (Photo credit should read -/AFP via Getty Images) LOS ANGELES – AUGUST 13: (L to R) Cast members Michael Cera, Alia Shawkat, Tony Hale, Will Arnett, Jeffrey Tambor, Jason Bateman, Jessica Walter and Portia de Rossi pose at a cocktail party and script reading for FOX-TV’s “Arrested De...
Tags: Movies, National News, News, Obituaries, TV and Streaming, Obituary, TV


43 of the best fantasy books to help you escape reality

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Fantasy books have huge cult followings, with readers devouring 800-page journeys through mythical worlds.There are a ton of sub-genres so any reader can find something that interests them.This list has epic classics like "The Lord of the Rings" and new favorites breaking the genre's norms.If you're anything like me, fantasy books like "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" w...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Books, London, Education, La, Massachusetts, Neil Gaiman, Robin Hood, Trends, Features, Shanghai, Harry Potter, Anne Hathaway, Salem, PERCY


Van Gogh Died Penniless, But His Paintings Paid For His Sister’s Mental Health Care Decades Later

Van Gogh died in 1890. By 1909, Anna, the oldest Van Gogh sister, “wrote of selling a picture that he had given Willemien, enabling her to pay for medical costs: ‘I remember when Wil got the painting from Vincent, but what a figure! Who would have thought that Vincent would contribute to Wil’s upkeep in this way?'” – The Observer (UK)
Tags: Art, Van Gogh, Vincent, Visual, Wil, Willemien, 03.21.21, Anna the oldest Van Gogh


Friday Questions

How about some Friday Questions?   What’s yours? Vincent gets us started. I just attended a  Zoom webinar where a literary agent said flat-out that he would not work with a writer... [Author: By Ken Levine]
Tags: Humor, Vincent, Ken Levine, By Ken Levine


St. Vincent and Kid Cudi Announced as SNL Musical Guests

Daniel Kaluuya will host St. Vincent’s April 3 episode, while Carey Mulligan leads Kid Cudi’s April 10 appearance
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The Return of Sweet Week: L’Instant Cacao

I’m leaving pastries and cookies behind for chocolate today because Sweet Week would not be complete without visiting a chocolatier.   L’Instant Cacao is a compact chocolate shop behind the Palais Royal just across the street from Galerie Vivienne. When you enter, there are piles of burlap sacks of cacao beans and on the side is a selection of about 30 different varieties of chocolate bars, neatly packaged in black with bold, white type spelling L’Instant Cacao, and a bright color square ...
Tags: Travel, France, Cameroon, Tanzania, Vincent, Marc, Galerie Vivienne, Palais Royal, Richard Nahem, Pastry & Chocolate, Sacre Coeur La Maison Rose Place, L'Instant Cacao, Belize Maya Mountain, Marc Chinchole, Kamili, Place de Victoire