"People are drawn to these encampments for very logical reasons," Brian Carome, executive director of Street Sense Media, a newspaper and media organization in the District of Columbia that advocates for the homeless, told The Washington Post. "They find living in a shelter intolerable and unhealthy." … [Read more...] about Homeless man injured when Dublin crews removed his tent as he slept inside
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As for the decor, the Irish sentiment comes out in subtle ways and honors the "misfits," as the group calls them, like Roger Casement, whom the bar is named after. Casement was a diplomat born in Ireland in the 1860s who was known for his work in exposing human rights abuses in the Congo and Peru in the late 1800s, later becoming knighted before ultimately becoming executed by Britain for his role in the Easter Rising in 1916. During his trial for treason, Casement was exposed as a homosexual, which many feel ultimately overshadowed much of his humanitarian work. … [Read more...] about New bar Casements in San Francisco is the ultimate Irish bar — but not for the reasons you think
New York-based organizer, the Film Expo Group, announced on Friday by email that the 2020 edition will relocate to Bangkok, Thailand instead. It said that it will be held Dec. 7-10, 2020, but supplied no further details such as the venue for the conference and trade show components, nor which screening facilities it would use. CineAsia’s website and social media accounts have not yet been updated. … [Read more...] about CineAsia Turns its Back on Hong Kong
Here's more about the business, from its history section on Yelp: "Cocosueño is an irrepressible expression of our time spent traveling through Mexico and Central America, the yearly visits to see our family and friends back home, and a deep desire to bring you the heart of those moments from places we know and love. We delight in offering you authentic food, gracious service and the highest quality cocktails in a transportive atmosphere and, yes, in the unlikeliest part of town." … [Read more...] about Japanese food and more: What’s trending on San Francisco’s food scene?
Police believe that the two young men were reportedly caught up in a feud between the Kinahan cartel, a group affiliated with the "Gucci Gang", and a west Dublin mob, according to the outlet. The "Gucci Gang" is led by a man known only as Mr. Flashy, because of his taste in clothes and jewelry, according to the Irish Mirror. … [Read more...] about Iranian hitman linked to Irish gangsters ‘Gucci Gang’ killed in Ireland in apparent revenge attack