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SmartAsset.com

The Top Ten Cities for Creatives

SmartAsset.com | July 30, 2015 | Arts
Cities like New York and Los Angeles have, simply put, become too expensive for many working artists. So which cities present the best opportunities for today's creative workers?
FindTheBest

Every U.S. Governor From Most Liberal to Most Conservative

FindTheBest | July 30, 2015 | Politics
In some cases, a governor's ideology does not reflect the overall political leaning of the state. Maryland, for example, is one of the most Democratic states in the country, but has a Republican governor.
Eat Drink Lucky

7 Top Summer Blueberry Dishes and Drinks

Eat Drink Lucky | July 29, 2015 | Taste
We put them on waffles, in salads, in cocktails, in smoothies and in ice cream -- and we're big fans of the toss-them-into-our-mouths technique.
Alyssa Ramos

5 Reasons Why You're Never Really Alone When You Travel Solo

Alyssa Ramos | July 28, 2015 | Travel
Unless you're purposely trying to be alone, or on a deserted island, the chances of you actually being alone when you travel solo are quite skinny.
Garden & Gun

The 8 Top Southern Dishes

Garden & Gun | July 27, 2015 | Taste
Making these choices wasn't easy. I left a lot of gravy and a couple of racks of ribs on the cutting room floor. Think of them as edible mileposts on a turnpike to tomorrowland.
J.J. Colagrande

The Beck's Urban Canvas Project

J.J. Colagrande | July 24, 2015 | Miami
The Beck's Urban Canvas project currently in production is without question one of the coolest and most interesting arts-related events to occur in Miami in 2015 so far.
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Plunge Into the Past With These Five Historic Swimming Pools

National Trust for Historic Preservation | July 23, 2015 | Travel
We've arranged a tour of five more historic pools to help you escape the sweltering summer heat. Dip your toes into these refreshingly cool swimming spots from around the country.
Lourdes Duarte

The Pursuit of Millennial Happiness

Lourdes Duarte | July 23, 2015 | Miami
I stopped wallowing in fear after getting fired from my lackluster job. Instead, I saw it as yet another sign that I wasn't meant for corporate life. Now, I was truly inspired to strive for the career I was meant for.
Robert L. Borosage

Fight for 15 Keeps on Stepping

Robert L. Borosage | July 23, 2015 | Politics
The Fight for 15 movement is gaining momentum. It has won victories in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, San Francisco, Seattle and SeaTac. Yesterday, a New York State Wage Board formally recommended a $15.00 minimum wage for the fast food industry in New York. Governor Cuomo could move that to into law after reviewing it. The University of California just announced it would raise its minimum wage for several thousand workers to $15.00. The $15.00 minimum is likely headed to a referendum vote in the District of Columbia next year. Pressure is now building on the president to act. He deserves credit for issuing orders raising the minimum wage of contract employees to $10.10, and requiring contractors to obey various workplace laws. Now federal employees are striking for $15.00 and a union.
Zach Rinkins

Actor Tommy Ford Partners With Urgent, Inc. to Uplift the Economic Future of Miami Youth

Zach Rinkins | July 24, 2015 | Miami
Urgent, Inc. will produce its 2nd annual Youth Economic Development Conference and FACE Community Expo on July 30-31, 2015 at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus from 8:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. each day.
Redfin

The Best Beach Towns to Explore on Foot

Redfin | July 22, 2015 | Travel
Refreshing dips in the ocean, sandy beaches, strolls along the boardwalk, sticky ice cream cones and cool breezes are the perfect remedy for the stresses of daily life.
Liquor.com

7 Places You Can Legally Drink on the Street in the U.S.

Liquor.com | July 20, 2015 | Taste
There are few things better than strolling down the street with a cold drink in hand.
National Trust for Historic Preservation

This Eid al-Fitr, Explore Five Historic Mosques Nationwide

National Trust for Historic Preservation | July 17, 2015 | Religion
In honor of this religious holiday, we pay homage to five historic mosques from around the country.
Tom Falco

Why Not Just Let Miami Marine Stadium Be a Stadium?

Tom Falco | July 23, 2015 | Miami
Nothing can be simple in Miami, you can't just have the stadium be what it was for all those years -- a stadium with shows and an audience.
Visit Florida

Pack the Pooch and Head for Florida Beaches

Visit Florida | July 16, 2015 | Travel
Your dog could be right there with you, frolicking in the blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico or the Atlantic, or fetching a ball or Frisbee on one of Florida's numerous dog-friendly beaches.
Yoani Sanchez

Alexis Tsipras' 'Betrayal'

Yoani Sanchez | July 15, 2015 | World
None of those who applauded his daring will pat him on the back to acknowledge he has chosen for his country and not for himself. For them, Tispras is the uncomfortable reminder of what might have been, the missed opportunity to project, through Greece, their own vendettas.
Arianna Huffington

My Q and A With doppel Creator and Wearable Tech Expert Fotini Markopoulou

Arianna Huffington | July 15, 2015 | Healthy Living
Fotini Markopoulou is a theoretical physicist and hardware tech designer. She is co-founder of Team Turquoise, a wearable tech company that uses research in psycho-physiology to create technology that changes how we perceive, feel and behave. In answer to my questions, she shared her insights on new developments in wearable technology that can help us lead calmer, focused and productive lives.
Caitlyn Jenner

The Future Looks Bright

Caitlyn Jenner | July 13, 2015 | Gay Voices
Your outpouring after my note last week was incredible. Even though I can't get back to each and every one of you, I want you to know that I'm reading your kind words and that they mean the world to me. Here are just a few to get us started.
Yuliya Neyman

Staying on the Scene: A Lecture From Professor Gold, the 'Dinosaur' of Miami Promoters

Yuliya Neyman | July 13, 2015 | Miami
Miami Beach is a town marked by transience. Bars and restaurants open and shutter. Luxury condos rise onto the skyline, then fall into foreclosure. Tourists cycle through. Transplants get sucked in, overdose, and move back home.
Tom Falco

Is Bloom County back?

Tom Falco | July 13, 2015 | Entertainment
Is Berkeley Breathed back producing Bloom County? These two photos were all over social media this morning. The first shows Berkeley digitally drawing "Bloom County 2015" and the second one is the final product with Opus and Milo, 25 years later.
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