To say everything was old-school Saturday at Long Grove Vintage Days would be a bit of a stretch. There were iPhones (for taking photos of antique glassware or decades-old jewelry). And there were Gmail addresses (for joining mailing lists for updates about a beloved vendor). by signing up you agree to our terms of service … [Read more...] about Shoppers hunt ‘haggle-able’ finds at Long Grove Vintage Days
Viet Nam News By Thu Anh HCM CITY— Teenagers are turning to readily available Vietnamese adult books written by authors in the 1980s and 90s. The HCM City Culture and Arts Publishing House has released a series of six books by Từ Kế Tường, Nguyễn Nhật Ánh and Đinh Tiến Luyện, who were famous in the 80s and 90s. It released a series of books featuring short stories by these writers that were published in Tuổi Ngọc (Teen Age) and Hoa Học Trò (Flowers of Students), both magazines for secondary school students, between 1998 and 2008. The magazines worked with dozens of famous writers, such as Nguyễn Thị Minh Ngọc, Lê Minh Quốc and Tôn Nữ Thu Dung, to release their books on teen loves, hopes and dreams. The publisher has released Tường’s Tình Yêu Có Màu Gì (What Is the Colour of Love?), Luyện’s Anh Chi … [Read more...] about Teenagers turn to books from days gone by
Progress is vital, of course ... but how many of you long to have some of these old favourites back, all of which have gone in the past 30 or so years ? Our main, first image shows Water Splash World, later Atlantis, in 1990. This one is the Floral Hall, now the site of Scarborough Bowls Centre. jpimedia Buy a Photo The showbiz greats and the top bands of the day played here, including The Beatles twice. jpimedia Buy a Photo Lots of fun at the top of the hill ... firstly Zoo and Marineland, it later became Mr Marvels. jpimedia Buy a Photo The children's activity park in the North Bay finally closed in 2007. jpimedia Buy a Photo View more Page 1 of 3 … [Read more...] about Your Scarborough favourites: 11 fascinating photos of our now-departed attractions from days gone by
Kooky, on Westgate, will close next month. Do you recognise any of these nightclubs from through the years? Want to add to the list? Send us your photos on Twitter and Facebook. Rooftop Gardens and Casanovas, twinned night clubs in the city centre, were the places to be seen in Wakefield in the 1980s. jpimediaresell Buy a Photo Kiko's, in Pontefract, was once a popular spot. Last year, it was announced that Wakefield Council were considering selling off the building for housing. jpimediaresell Buy a Photo Vicki, James, Ryan, Martin, Emma and Dynamo Dan enjoy a night out at Flares, on Westgate, in 2005. The nightclub is still open today. 0 Buy a Photo Before Kooky, there was Mustang Sally's, city centre nightclub remembered fondly by many of our readers. jpimediaresell Buy a Photo View more Page 1 of 3 … [Read more...] about PICTURES: Do you remember these Wakefield nightclubs of days gone by?
WASHINGTON — With the partial government shutdown now nearly assured to be the longest in modern political history, we're still at a standstill. But rather than finding a way to compromise their way out of the mess, it's starting to look like both sides are simply calculating how much more pain they can withstand. After President Trump walked out of a meeting yesterday with Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi and called it "a total waste of time," a resolution seems further than ever. And although there's a trickle of Republicans breaking with the president on opening the government, the GOP generally seems to be sticking with their leadership for the moment despite private worry that theirs is the more untenable position. Why? Check out how Republican Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma framed it in an interview with our colleague John Harwood: "Pelosi and Schumer cannot obtain absolute victory unless we give it to them. As much as I detest government shutdowns, I do not think we will. And … [Read more...] about On Day 20, the shutdown is all about political pain, not gain