Florida couple offers free beer as way to meet the neighbors
CAPE CORAL, Fla. – A Florida couple came up with a great way to meet their new neighbors after moving into their home during the coronavirus pandemic. They offered free beer. We will be in our driveway with drinks, ready to meet any neighbors who would like to stop by. But once the “Free Beer” sign was placed outside, the neighbors started venturing over. We had a few people do a double take, free beer is a pretty easy way to get people to show up,” said Thomas Evans.
Roanoke County’s first-ever restaurant week is underway
ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – Roanoke County’s first-ever restaurant week is officially underway. Seventeen restaurants are participating, offering special deals for either $10, $20 or $30. The idea came about after seeing similar successful programs drive business to restaurants during the slow winter months in other localities. Restaurant week lasts through Feb. 28. Click here for a full list of deals from participating restaurants.
Airplane’s wheel plunges from sky, landing in Jefferson Park family’s yard. ‘Thank God it was a small plane, but it’s really surreal.’
At approximately 6:19 p.m., O’Hare airfield operations was notified that a plane landing on Runway 28Center was sending off a considerable amount of sparks from the landing gear on the left side of the aircraft, according to an emailed statement from the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA).chicagotribune.com
Over 300 detained in Belarus during anti-government protests
KYIV – A human rights group in Belarus says over 300 people have been detained during Sunday protests against the country’s authoritarian president, who won his sixth term in office in a vote widely seen as rigged. The protests took place in Minsk, the capital, and other cities and attracted thousands of people. Nearly 250 demonstrators were detained in Minsk alone, police said. More than 300 people have been detained all across the country, according to the group. “I will support everyone who takes part in the Neighbors' March this Sunday,” Tsikhanouskaya said in a video statement.
Even in the midst of a pandemic, we see the best in humanity
But it’s in these city and neighborhood groups where you might have noticed community members leaning on each other, so to speak. Maybe the note on community groups got you thinking of some good you’ve seen around town. Maybe you know of a friend -- or a friend of a friend -- spreading cheer or making masks or a beautiful grandparent-grandchild reunion that brought tears to your eyes. Perhaps you fixed up your house all spring and you think more people should see. Do you know of businesses, groups or individuals doing a little extra to help others?
Treat your cat like a queen with this cat condo from Amazon
Your cat may be living a more lavish lifestyle than you inside this incredibly cute cat condo, but at the end of the day, isn't this what they deserve for being the best cat ever? Amazon's cat condo looks like it could be the most over-the-top thing you could ever purchase for your cat, but if you've got an outdoor cat who needs some shelter when it rains, this condo could become a saving grace. The condo comes in two fashionable colors, because cats love options, and is waterproof, because cats love staying dry when it's wet outside. The condo has tons of great reviews, with customers gloating about how much their cats love their new digs. The cat condo is going for $129.99 on Amazon.