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4.23.2019 -

Kingston approves RUPCO “Landmark Place” project at old Alms House

The Kingston City Planning Board approved an embattled affordable housing project for RUPCO’s “Landmark Place,” an existing structure situated at 300 Flatbush Avenue. Known as the old Alms House, the building, constructed in 1872, originally housed poor and indigent inhabitants during the 19th Century.

4.19.2019 -

Who owns aloha? Hawaii eyes protections for native culture

Last year, much of Hawaii was shocked to learn a Chicago restaurant chain owner had trademarked the name "Aloha Poke" and wrote to cubed fish shops around the country demanding that they stop using the Hawaiian language moniker for their own eateries. The cease-and-desist letters targeted a downtown Honolulu restaurant and a Native Hawaiian-operated restaurant ...

4.18.2019 -

Public raises concerns, disapproval with potential one-way streets downtown

Downtown business owner Alex Shea said many of his customers coming up from the Colorado Front Range tell him downtown Laramie reminds them “of the way Fort Collins used to be.” Changing downtown Laramie to feature all one-way streets, he added, could make that opinion disappear. Similar opinions were heard during the Laramie City Council ...