Every town needs a watering hole. Sometimes two or three. They can be the skateparks for youth, the local barber or beauty salon, or the pastry shop.
Today we see the watering holes arise at the local craft beer pubs that replace the taverns of our grandparents. Claremont has several watering holes and we often overlook their value until something happens. Such is the Claremont Club.
UPDATED: Should any of us be surprised Congress was unable to come up with a relief bill that would help US small business? As per usual, the Republican led Senate basically killed negotiations so Trump can decalre victory by signing executive orders. They focus on blaming the Democrats, but the reality is Senate Republicans cannot agree themselves how much to give for a relief bill.
With the murder of George Floyd, the ensuing mass pro-tests, and fast-approaching elections, a discussion of systemic racism has gained traction like never before. This discussion is long overdue.
What we’re finally acknowledging—collectively, as a culture, and among whites in particular—is that Blacks and other people of color frequently encounter discrimination.
In the last installment we ended the tour in front of Carnegie Hall (Library). From Carnegie Hall proceed south on College Avenue to the corner of College and Fourth Street. Want to see more of Mr. Neiuber's walking tour columns? That easy, just search the website for "John Neiuber" from the COURIER homepage.
Many of us are making our homes as sustainable as possible. But are these homes sustainable? How can we regenerate? A significant change for a home is to use solar electricity—particularly with battery backup.
This provides energy production and storage—right where we need it. We can make better use of solar energy as well as avoid uninterrupted grid-power outages.