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Thursday, November 02, 2017

Flatpack furniture startup Burrow targets millennial nomads with latest launch – Curbed

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Seven months after launching their easily shipped and assembled sofa line, furniture startup Burrow is expanding its efforts to shake up the traditional furniture industry. The company is now offering a chaise module and ottoman, and appears to have slightly revamped its core product with firmer foam than the initial batches. Additionally, Burrow is using new fabric that’s undergone extensive wear-and-tear testing, including scratches from simulated 3D-printed animals claws. So…

Startup’s furniture mission: 10 minute set up with no tools – CNNMoney

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Kabeer Chopra just wanted to buy a couch for his graduate school apartment. He decided to splurge on a gray sofa from West Elm — until he realized it wouldn’t be available for 12 weeks. Since Chopra was in a short graduate school program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, it didn’t seem worth the wait. Instead, he ordered a red couch on sale from a West Elm store….

Some Rothman Furniture stores to re-open under new name – KMOV.com

Thursday, November 02, 2017

St. Louis-area pastors, business and civic leaders will call for a boycott Thursday for what they consider too many social injustices suffered by blacks.

Gallery Furniture owner "Mattress Mac" Jim McIngvale to give … – ESPN

Thursday, November 02, 2017

1:55 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The man they call “Mattress Mac” has to pay up once again now that the Houston Astros are MLB champs — to the tune of more than $10 million. Here’s everything you need to know about Houston’s win over L.A. • Astros win first World Series title » • Astros embrace, enjoy their moment » • Correa proposes on…

UK leader to shuffle Cabinet as harassment scandal spreads – Fox News

Thursday, November 02, 2017

LONDON –  British Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to name a replacement for Defense Secretary Michael Fallon, who resigned amid claims of inappropriate sexual behavior, as speculation grows that other senior politicians may also have to quit. Fallon resigned Wednesday, saying his past behavior “may have fallen below the high standards” expected. Fallon apologized after a newspaper reported that he had repeatedly touched a journalist’s knee at…

We FOIA’d every Trump Cabinet member’s travel records—here’s what we got back – The Daily Dot

Thursday, November 02, 2017

How much does it cost for President Donald Trump‘s Cabinet members to travel? We’re about to find out. Earlier this year, several Cabinet secretaries came under fire for using private or government aircraft for business travel. Steve Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, used a private plane to go to Fort Knox, Kentucky, where he attended a meeting and watched the eclipse. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao (who is also the wife of Senate Majority…

Rothman Furniture store business not closing in OFallon IL … – Belleville News-Democrat

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Some Rothman Furniture stores will live on as Art Van Furniture locations, including its O’Fallon store and four locations in Missouri, according to the Art Van President and CEO Kim Yost. Jay Steinback, president and CEO of Rothman, announced in late September the company would begin liquidating its remaining inventory. The store’s liquidation will continue as Art Van and Rothman complete the franchise agreement, according to a news release from…

Remarks by President Trump in Cabinet Meeting | whitehouse.gov – The White House (blog)

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Cabinet Room 11:57 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Today we mourn the horrifying terrorist attack in New York City, just blocks away from the site of the World Trade Center. A man drove a truck into a pedestrian bike path and murdered eight people, and injured very, very seriously at least 11 more. All of America is praying and grieving for the families who lost their precious…

Commentary: The kitchen cabinet in St Lucia and its agents display willful ignorance… again – Caribbean News Now (press release) (blog)

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Melanius Alphonse is a management and development consultant, a long-standing senior correspondent and a contributing columnist to Caribbean News Now. His areas of focus include political, economic and global security developments, and on the latest news and opinion. His philanthropic interests include advocating for community development, social justice, economic freedom and equality. He contributes to special programming on Radio Free Iyanola, RFI 102.1FM and News Now Global analysis….

Kitchen designs: Cheap ideas for that posh finish – Kent Online

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Full article first published on Houzz Cheryl Freedman, Houzz contributor   We can’t all afford to spend thousands of pounds on a brand-new designer kitchen, but there are ways to improve what you have, or, if you’re planning a makeover, to make things look expensive without breaking the bank. Let these ideas help you to give your kitchen that crucial style lift. by Susan Teare, Professional Photographer Use interesting tiles…

Rothman Furniture properties to reopen as Art Van Furniture stores … – STLtoday.com

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Art Van Furniture, a growing chain based in Warren, Mich., will open early next year in four former Rothman Furniture & Mattress properties, company officials say.  The furniture stores — in Affton, Bridgeton, O’Fallon, Mo., and O’Fallon, Ill. — will be Art Van’s first in the St. Louis area. The retailer, founded in 1959, currently has more than 120 stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Iowa.   +2 …

Greenfield, Greendale, Hales Corners Police Report: Crystal method lab turns out to be cabinet refinishing – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Police car(Photo: Getty Images) Greenfield 1. An anonymous caller told police Oct. 24 there may be a meth lab in a condo unit in the 8500 block of W. Waterford Avenue because of a strong chemical odor that had been present for five to seven days. Police checked it out and determined the odor was from someone refinishing their cabinets. 2. A male was cited for battery at 12:40 p.m….

Rothman Furniture properties to reopen as Art Van Furniture stores – STLtoday.com

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Art Van Furniture, a growing chain based in Warren, Mich., will open early next year in four former Rothman Furniture & Mattress properties, company officials say. The stores — in Affton, Bridgeton, O’Fallon, Mo., and O’Fallon, Ill. — will be Art Van’s first in the St. Louis area. The retailer, founded in 1959, currently has more than 120 stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Iowa.   +1  …

Wichita Furniture buys 120000-square-foot distribution center – Wichita Eagle (blog)

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

When Jay Storey opened Furniture on Consignment in 1989, his mission and the place he accomplished it – a 10,000-square-foot warehouse at Second and Cleveland – were fairly simple. “I sold furniture for other people,” he says. His Wichita Furniture – the parent company of Furniture on Consignment, Wichita Furniture & Mattress and Ashley HomeStores – still sells consignment furniture and new, too. Storey now has purchased a 120,000-square-foot distribution…

The Latest: Japan PM reappoints his Cabinet after election – Fox News

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

TOKYO –  The Latest on Japan’s parliament re-electing Shinzo Abe as prime minister (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, re-elected to the post in a lower house vote, has installed his Cabinet, reappointing the same ministers back to their posts before a snap election last month. The Cabinet ministers were officially sworn in at a palace ceremony Wednesday. The 63-year-old Abe…

Trump Cabinet Spiritual Adviser Shares His Views, and Some Find Them Spooky – Newsweek

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

In time for Hallowe’en, the man who advises President Donald Trump’s nine fundamentalist Cabinet members has shared his favorite superstitions, including that Earth was created in six days, that women can’t teach men, that the U.S. government is required by God to “moralize a fallen world through the use of force” and that Trump is “an adjudicator of wrongdoing.” Ralph Drollinger, a former NBA player who founded Capitol Ministries (CapMin)…

Inside the ‘Wonderstruck’ Design Team’s Cabinet of Wonders – IndieWire

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

If New York’s iconic American Museum of Natural History is the focal point of Todd Haynes’ “Wonderstruck,” then the tactile Cabinet of Wonders exhibit is the epicenter. That’s where the worlds of Rose (Millicent Simmonds) and Ben (Oakes Fegley), the two deaf children, converge 50 years apart (1927 and 1977). “It was like winning the production design lotto,” said Mark Friedberg, who practically grew up at the museum and became a…

Inside the ‘Wonderstruck’ Design Team’s Cabinet of Wonders – IndieWire

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

If New York’s iconic American Museum of Natural History is the focal point of Todd Haynes’ “Wonderstruck,” then the tactile Cabinet of Wonders exhibit is the epicenter. That’s where the worlds of Rose (Millicent Simmonds) and Ben (Oakes Fegley), the two deaf children, converge 50 years apart (1927 and 1977). “It was like winning the production design lotto,” said Mark Friedberg, who practically grew up at the museum and became a…

Spencer Solves it: Mattress, furniture donated to KPRC2 viewer attacked by bed bugs – KPRC Houston

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

HOUSTON – Bed bugs are tiny, grotesque, crawling vampires. They can drive you out of your mind and drive you out of your house. More News Headlines Spencer Solves It: Motorized wheelchair donated to help man affected by Harvey Spencer Solves It: Family of 6 loses instruments in Harvey Spencer Solves It: Student gets 2 new pairs of glasses Spencer Solves It: Family gets new AC system donated, installed Spencer…