New York City is going through an unprecedented high-end real estate boom. Finding an apartment in New York that sells for under a million dollars is becoming a challenge. Renting an apartment for less than $3,000 a month is also wishful thinking. Even New York restaurants are going through a major price increase. Finding a restaurant that is considered a moderately priced eatery is another challenge, but it’s not an impossibility. The restaurant scene in New York City is as diverse as its population. Every type of palate is satisfied in New York. It just takes money to satisfy the people with discerning palates, according to food critics. One of the top restaurants in New York that satisfied people every time they eat there is Le Bernardin located at 155 W. 51st Street in Midtown.
Le Bernardin opened its doors 36 years ago after enjoying success in Paris. In Paris, Le Bernardin was known for its fresh fish entrees and the New York location has the same reputation. The complicated but delicate sauces prepared by Chef Eric Ripert make each seafood entry an exciting gastronomic adventure. The menu is Prix fix, and it is organized by food preparation. The categories are almost raw, barely touched, lightly cooked and so on. The private room is a great event area. It has a private entrance and is elegantly decorated.
Not everyone enjoys the hustle and bustle of Midtown and the theater district, but the people that do usually put La Grenouille on their future to-do list. La Grenouille has been serving incredible food since 1962. It’s an old school restaurant that appeals to the discerning folks that enjoy the arts and a menu that is filled with decadent French inspired choices. La Grenouille is known for its floral table arrangements as well as the fancy private events that only the elite can attend. Lunch is a bargain at La Grenouille. The $38 Prix fix price is hard to beat in a city where two drinks can cost that much.
But If a private event is what is needed in New York, there’s only one restaurant that most locals pick. That restaurant is Tarallucci e Vino, Union Square. Tarallucci e Vino has three other locations. One is on Columbus Ave on the Upper West Side. Another is in the East Village, and one is in the Copper-Hewitt location in the Smithsonian Design Museum. All locations offer excellent private events. But the Italian-style wine bar and restaurant is also known for great food at great prices. Just like the real estate market, the restaurant market has gone crazy when it comes to price, but Tarallucci e Vino has managed to keep their prices realistic. And the private events are also reasonable. Food critics agree that Tarallucci e Vino offers the best private venues in the city, especially if the menu includes Italian cuisine.
Tarallucci e Vino gets a lot of attention in New York City, and the four locations deserve the rave reviews they receive from clients that book events or just come and dine at one of the locations.
This is not the first time billionaire investor, political activist, and worldwide philanthropist George Soros has profited from his worries over economic doom. He made well over a billion dollars in the 1980s, selling the British currency short. He saw the handwriting on the wall and invested accordingly. Now he is predicting a global recession, based on China’s economic downturn and expansion slowdown.
It has been several years since Soros did any major investing. Now he is guying gold mines and gold itself, the most bearish investment of all. It might be smart to heed his warning. Time will tell, but for now, analysts are sounding the alarm. He has made public comments, which having made their way into the Wall Street trade press, indicating his new stance as an investment bear. His significant sales of long-held equities and turning around and buying gold is quite telling. He is rumored to be worth in the neighborhood of $30 million.
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It is the fluctuations in China’s market that seems to have Soros for concerned. He has made statements to the effect that he believes their weakened political machinery, coupled with rampant corruption, will soon result in their financial picture being flushed down the toilet. He likens the current situation, which he believes will result in worldwide depression or at least a very bad recession, to that of Europe when Greece defaulted on its loan to the European Union. But that problem only basically affected Europe in the West. The problems in China will certainly deeply disturb all of Asia, and probably also the rest of the world.
George Soros in a smart businessman who was once a very poor immigrant from Hungary, where he was born in the year 1930. He survived the Nazi atrocities in his home country during their occupation in World War II. He escaped to England during the Cold War and later, in the 1950s, graduated from London’s School of Economics. After that he immigrated to the United States and worked hard to build his fortunes from absolutely nothing. He has always held very strong views on social justice and human rights. to this end he founded the Open Society Foundations (OSF) to help spread democracy and pervasive human rights to all countries of the world. Most of this information came from this Wall Street Journal article.
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Headquartered in Los Angeles California, Kabbalah Centre International is a top non-profit. The company gives online classes on Zohar and Kabbalistic teachings online. Along with his wife Karen, Philip Berg is responsible for develping Kabbalah and is the current leader. The Kabbalah Centre teaches to a global community and staffs a multi-ethinic group of teachers.
The Kabbalah Centre was formed in the U.S. in the mid sixties and was originally the The National Research Institute of Kabbalah. Rav Yehuda Tzvi Brandwein, was part founder of the company. Kabbalah Centre has a a very unique viewpoint. Their approach to teaching is to start students with practical methods. These techniques do not require any prerequisites or previous knowledge of Hebrew or Jewish texts. According to Kabbalah views most spiritual or religious belief systems derive from one universal wisdom. As a result Kabbalah has resemblances to Christianity, Judaism, Islam and Buddhism and even some current new age teachings. Kabbalah views itself as an addition to a religion, not a religion all by itself.
Kabbalah Centre teaches a concept called Klippot. This concept is that everyone has a direct ,clear connection to the spiritual world. Klippot stops this spiritual energy from entering into the physical body. It is believed that a life of violence or bad behavior can bring about Klippot. However through meditation a person remove this negative energy.
Kabbalah is considered by many to be the world’s oldest body of spiritual wisdom. Followers believe it holds the keys to the secrets of the universe as well as to the mysteries of the human soul. Kabbalah shows in detail how to to remove every form of chaos, pain, and suffering in a persons life. Kabbalah has always been about being used, not just learned. Its overall mission is to bring simplicity to our life. Visit the Kabbalah Centre on their website to learn more.
Located in Las Vegas, Nevada, Goettl Air Conditioning knows how hot summer can be. Pets can be even more vunerable to the heat than humans. They offer some tips on keeping your pet cool and safe this summer for all of you pet parents out there. One of the tips is keeping your pet’s hair trimmed. Grooming them more often in the summer can keep them cooler. Another tip they give is making sure your pet always has plenty of water for hydration and even a kiddie pool to keep them cool. Another important thing they suggest is to be careful when walking your dogs on pavement as their paws can blister with the soaring temperatures. Summer can be a fun time, but keeping your pet cool and healthy is very important.
Goettl Air Conditioning wants you and pets to stay cool this summer. They offer excellent customer service and they are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for any issues you may have with your air conditioning system.
They also offer air quality checks and services to help keep you breathing clean air. They can check your duct work and see if you need your ducts clean to help you remain healthy in your home.
Staying cool and safe this summer and breathing clean, quality air is something Goettl Air Conditioning wants for you and your pet.
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Wen hair By Chaz was recently tested on the online site Bustle and has received great reviews. Your hair can get the attention and care from a bottled hair care solution that is a fraction of the cost of their competitors. Wen works on all hair types and strengthens your hair with all natural ingredients. The testimonial from Bustle is a real individual and not a paid actor. She gives you day by day results of the benefits of using Wen By Chaz. In fact, she says her hair felt fuller after the first application. She recommends Wen to anyone looking for reasonably priced hair care solutions.
Wen hair is a genie in a bottle for hair. Their Cleansing Conditioner takes away the frizz, leaves your hair clean, and has a lasting aromatic scent. Each bottle has the proper usage clearly listed on the bottle. Customers are encouraged to use up to ten pumps, but the shampoo requires far less. Take your hair to the next level with Wen By Chaz. You’ll love your new hair and recommend Wen to all of your friends and family. Your hair will feel free and Wen products never weigh your hair do wn.
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Kenneth Goodgame is the senior VP of True Value Hardware who is in charge of merchandising and design. He works very hard every day to make sure that his company looks the way that it should, and he also wants to be sure that all customers come into a store that makes them feel better about shopping for hardware and tools. The company was founded long ago with that down home feel that people like, and Kenneth Goodgame wants to be sure that he keeps that up.
The ways that he keeps up the look in the store is to be sure that he is honoring the styling from the past. People who walk into a True Value are going to see something that looks just like it might have in the past with some modern touches. The modern touches make it easy for people to have a good shopping experience, and the modern touches allow people to feel like they are finally in a good place to find what they are looking for. Everyone is slightly different, but they will all be very impressed with the way that True Value stores look.
Kenneth is responsible for making sure that the company is updating often to be sure that they will look modern while still retaining their old styling. That is the only way for people to feel like they are still connected to such a nice company. True Value has its own feeling that people want when they come through the door, and that is why it is so important for Kenneth Goodgame to do the work that he does. He is helping keep a classic company in the hearts and mind of its customers, and he is making sure that everyone who passes through the doors sees something that is both modern and rustic at the same time.
The co-founder and president of Highland Capital Management, L.P., James Dondero, and Dallas civic leader and former president of The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation have partnered in an attempt to provide strategic direction to Highland Capital Management’s philanthropic endeavors. According to the company’s management, this is paramount as its charity giving program has significantly expanded over the years. Owen will be taking over the management of the organization’s charity. She will be working closely with The Dallas Foundation that is tasked with taking care of the company’s charity funds.
During the unveiling of the new partnership, James Dondero was quoted saying that since they have expanded their philanthropic activities, they recognize that there is an actual need to assign a professional to manage the funds so as to ensure that the contributions make a significant change. He also added that Linda Owen is well-known for establishing effective public-private partnerships in the Dallas area and that she shares the company’s vision of making a positive impact in the community.
Every year, Highland Capital Management contributes close to $3 million to various charitable organizations through The Dallas Foundation. These funds are mostly used in support of veterans’ causes, healthcare, education and the Dallas community in general. Some of the organizations that have significantly benefited from Highland Capital Management’s contribution include the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, The Perot Museum of Nature, the Dallas Zoo, Uplift Education, the Center for Brain Health, the American Heart Association and Snowball Express, among other organizations. James, with the help of other company executives, helps in managing some of these recipient organizations through his position as board member.
Linda Owen once served as president and CEO of The Real Estate Council (TREC). As CEO, she headed the company’s commercial real estate association as well as it’s non-profit in the Fort Worth area. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Texas and a law degree from the University of Texas School of Law.
James Dondero is one of the notable names in the world of business today. He is an alumni of the University of Virginia’s Mcintire School of Commerce where he graduated with a dual major in Accounting and Finance. Other than that, James is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
James co-founded Highland Capital Management where he now serves as president. As the company’s president, James oversees the set investment strategies as well as business operation. James has over three decades experience in the credit market.
When you have a company, there needs to be something about you that stands out and is different. If not, you will just get lost in the shuffle and be another random company. When you go on Diversant’s wonderfully informative website, you will see something that says “Empowered by Difference.” That to me is a bold and true statement. I like difference and difference is what is going to change the world. The same old way of doing things, well, that just isn’t going to cut it. Not only do they like to do things differently, but they are empowered by it. They stand behind it, one hundred and ten percent. It is more than a statement for them, it is a way of life.
While others are looking to do things the same old, same old way, Diversant is looking to stand out from the pack and be different. They know that if they have fresh ideas and aren’t afraid to try new things, they can make a real impact. The thing is they aren’t afraid to do it. Many companies prefer to do things the same way because they feel like if something isn’t broken, why fix it? However, sometimes they fail to see when things are broken and it gets overlooked by them. Nothing gets overlooked at Diversant and they are always looking at every possible angle.
A big part of that is John Goullet, Principal and entrepreneur. He is one of those people that has his pulse on the future and his pulse on what is going to work and what isn’t going to work. He is not afraid of anyone’s ideas and he doesn’t care where they come from or who comes up with it. John knows that he is part of a team and in order for the team to succeed, everyone has to pitch in and everyone has to have a say. At Diversant, there is no such thing as a bad idea. It is only a bad idea if you don’t try or if you sit by and don’t do anything. Failure isn’t failure when you pick yourself back up again and learn from it.
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Eric Pulier is from Teaneck, New Jersey. Ever since he was in the fourth grade, he was actively working on his computer programming skills. In fact, when he was in high school, he started his first database computing company. His impressive efforts allowed him the opportunity to study at Harvard University in 1984 as an English and American Literature major.
Once Pulier completed his studies at Harvard, he moved to Los Angeles and worked on founding yet another company called People Doing Things, which approached solving societal issues through the use of technology. An example of the issues that were addressed in his firm were in relation to health care and education. Due to the company’s success, Eric Pulier was able to found a subsequent company called Digital Evolution in 1994. Several years later the company merged with US Interactive LLC in 1998. Throughout his time with these companies Pulier worked very hard to create a forum for chronically ill patients to blog and share like experiences. This forum was called Starbright World.
Pulier’s sensational efforts made him the natural pick in 1997 for the head of the effort to both create and execute the Presidential Technology Exhibition. Additionally, what is remarkable about Pulier’s success is that he also dedicates his resources and time to charity. Pulier is an active donor to The Painted Turtle, which is a camp for children with chronic illnesses and the X-Prize Foundation, which is an organization that creates challenges to solve the greatest issues that face humanity.
Through Pulier’s technological skill and generous sprit, he has made a great difference on the world around him. It will be a pleasure to see what technological advances and charitable organizations that Pulier will influence in the many years to come.
Talk Fusion has had a great deal of success since their initial launch in 2007. Their CEO and visionary, Bob Reina is continuously striving to improve upon their platform in order to help the communities that they serve lead better lives. He does not merely stop there and has recently implemented a unique program that allows users of the Talk Fusion application suite to donate a full user account of the suite to a charity of their choosing. The full user account is for their custom monthly plan which is the latest and greatest option among their product range. This unique plan gives the charity the opportunity to get access to all of their applications such as Video Newsletter, Video Email, Live Meetings, Video Chat and Sign-up Forms.
This program launched by Bob Reina is very unique as it allows the charities that the accounts were donated to, to reach more people on a global basis as well as spread their message. This had not been possible for a lot of charities as they simply did not have the opportunity to do so. Bob Reina realized this and made it his mission to provide them with this unique product and opportunity.
These cutting edge products allow people to not only communicate better but also reach certain goals and live out buried dreams. Talk Fusion is a business opportunity and not merely a video communication platform. The fact that the user can broadcast their message to many more people using the internet is a side benefit. The real benefit lies in the business side of the product which allows associates across the globe to earn an income from the safety of their homes simply through sharing the product and concept with others.
The video chat application is one of many applications contained within the Talk Fusion Suite. It allows for the user to video chat with other users through a PC, Mac or smartphone device in high definition quality, provided they have an adequate internet connection to support it.