“Cool and Chic” Was a Tough Sell for This Public Library

Hunters Point, a new library branch in Queens, is finally open.

It boasts a unique and stylish design that is a source of pride in the community. The construction project was very much over time and over budget. Although there are many reasons for this project management nightmare, it appears that measures meant to promote efficient use of taxpayers’ money had unintended consequences.


Video Spotlight: Balance between the Book and the Digital


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Spirit Halloween’s Pop-Up Stores

Each year more than 1,300 Spirit Halloween stores pop-up for the Halloween season.

The company hopes to capture part of the $9 Billion Halloween market by offering costumes and other Halloween items.  These stores typically open in early September and close a few days after Halloween, and are located in areas with high traffic to draw in customers in.


Video Spotlight: Jack Straw – Spirit Halloween


This post is based on the Victoria Advocate article,

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Waffle House Disaster Recovery Index

Waffle House views disaster recovery as an important part of its business.  The company believes that having a Waffle House restaurant open after a disaster helps the community.

Part of it is the customers that are used to Waffle House being open 24/7/365.  The restaurant being open gives people a sense of normalcy in a crisis.  Additionally, it’s for employees (which Waffle House calls associates).  If the locations aren’t open, employees aren’t making a living.  As a result, Waffle House strives […]

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