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2014-05-08 08:28:05

Georgia, North Carolina and Texas Top List of U.S. States for BBQ, Based on Reviews and Opinions of TripAdvisor Travelers NEWTON, Mass., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(®), the world's largest travel site*, today announced the highest-rated restaurants and top U.S. states for barbecue, according to TripAdvisor's community of millions of travelers. From sweet and saucy to simple and smoky, these spots serve up low-and-slow cooked meats that are sure to satisfy any travelers' tastes....

2014-05-08 00:22:29

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, today announced the availability of Yelp Argentina (http://www.yelp.com.ar). Beginning today, people throughout Argentina are able to create accounts on Yelp.com.ar to share their opinions about great local businesses. Yelp's free iPhone and Android applications will be available as well as its free suite of business owner tools: Yelp for...

2014-05-06 16:37:10

NEWTON, Mass., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) today announced it has made an exclusive offer to acquire lafourchette, an online restaurant booking platform with a network of more than 12,000 restaurant partners across Europe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080902/TRIPADVISORLOGO lafourchette is the leading online and mobile reservation platform for restaurants in France, Spain and Switzerland. The company also offers management software...

2014-05-06 08:31:22

MIAMI, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Opening a third Miami showroom is a dream come true for the Gonzalez family. When Manuel Gonzalez opened The Carpet Boutique in 1979, he envisioned bringing to Miami quality flooring products with a commitment to personalized service that would help his clients reach their design goals, from the concept through to execution. After the sudden loss of their father to cancer in 2003, the Gonzalez siblings put their own careers on hold and took over the...

2014-05-05 08:22:24

BEIJING, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Yongye International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YONG) ("Yongye" or the "Company"), a leading developer, manufacturer, and distributor of crop nutrient products in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that it has called a special meeting of its stockholders (the "Special Meeting"), to be held on June 6, 2014 at 10 a.m., Beijing time, at Jinshan Economic Development Zone, Hohhot City, Inner Mongolia, the People's Republic of China,...

2014-05-02 12:29:57

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced that it is welcoming industry veteran Shelley Goodman to oversee operations in Illinois and Wisconsin. Goodman will oversee the sales and operations for more than 1,500 employees, 86 AT&T-owned retail locations, and more than 750 national retail partners and authorized dealers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140502/83657 "Shelley brings tremendous talent to the table, with excellent...

2014-05-01 12:37:46

NEWTON, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP), today announced it has acquired Vacation Home Rentals, a Massachusetts-based vacation rentals website. Vacation Home Rentals features more than 14,000 properties around the world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080902/TRIPADVISORLOGO "We're thrilled to welcome Vacation Home Rentals to the TripAdvisor family," commented Dermot Halpin, president, TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals. "The team delivers a...

2014-05-01 08:31:29

(TSX: DII.A, DII.B) MONTREAL, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CONFERENCE CALL: OPEN TO: Analysts, investors and all interested parties DATE: Thursday, May 8, 2014 TIME: 1:00 PM Eastern Time CALL: 1-888-231-8191 THE PRESS RELEASE WILL BE PUBLISHED THE SAME DAY THROUGH CNW. Please dial in 15 minutes before the conference begins. If you are unable to call in at this time, you may access a recording of the meeting by calling...

2014-04-30 16:28:24

Los Angeles Partners Recognized by Hollywood Reporter and Variety LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three entertainment partners at the Los Angeles Office of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP have once again been named to the entertainment industry's most prestigious attorney lists. Schuyler Moore and Matthew C. Thompson made the Hollywood Reporter's "Top 100 Power Lawyers" and Daniel A. Rozansky was one of only 60 attorneys named to Variety magazine's "2014 Legal...

2014-04-30 16:26:55

SAO PAULO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, May 1st, the 13th edition of the FORUM DE COMANDATUBA [Comandatuba Forum] begins, bringing together government officials, businessmen and prominent personalities in support of a socio-economic development agenda for Brazil. Organized by LIDE - Grupo de Lideres Empresariais [Group of Business Leaders], the Forum will be taking place from May 1st to May 4th at the Hotel Transamerica Ilha de Comandatuba, in the state of Bahia....


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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