Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex during a musical performance as they attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. The event will showcase and celebrate the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK. (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex talks with Prince Charles at the Westminster Abbey Commonwealth day service on March 11, 2019 in London, England. Commonwealth Day has a special significance this year, as 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the modern Commonwealth, with old ties and new links enabling cooperation towards social, political and economic development which is both inclusive and sustainable. The Commonwealth represents a global network of 53 countries and almost 2.4 billion people, a third of the worlds population, of whom 60 percent are under 30 years old. Each year the Commonwealth adopts a theme upon which the Service is based. … [Read more...] about Could Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ‘break the internet’ with an Instagram birth announcement?
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By J. Q. Louise | [email protected] | Boston HeraldDecember 26, 2018 at 1:45 am Now that the shopping’s done and Christmas gifts unwapped, it’s time to party — as in New Year’s Eve. Here are 10 events that you should check out if you are spending New Year’s Eve in Boston. 1) Prohibition Party at Explorateur If you are in the mood for a festive night out this New Year’s Eve, grab your top hats and boas and head to the Prohibition Party at Explorateur in the Theater District. Lindy Hop your way into the new year, with beats provided by DJ Phaze1. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets (Tablelist.com) are available for purchase online for $50 and include a toast at midnight. 2) Tiki Party at Shore Leave For its first New Year’s Eve, Shore Leave will be breaking out the disco ball to welcome 2019. They are taking reservations for parties of all sizes from 5 to 7:30 p.m. for dinner. The party will get started at 9 p.m. The $20 entrance fee gets … [Read more...] about Top 10 Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve in Boston
Editor’s Note: Ten days after this story about the death of Laura Levis was published on BostonGlobe.com, the leaders of Somerville hospital’s parent company, Cambridge Health Alliance, met with her husband, Peter DeMarco, at the Globe’s Boston office. DeMarco, who had talked about the story on NBC Nightly News and other outlets, had asked CHA nearly a month earlier to answer questions about his wife’s death. * * * SEPTEMBER 16, 2016, 4:23:59 A.M. 911 operator: “This line is recorded. Where is your emergency?” Laura: “I’m at Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “I’m sorry. Where are you?” Laura: “Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “OK, what’s the emergency?” Laura: “I’m having an asthma attack. I’m dying.” 911 operator: “Whereabouts are you at the hospital?” Laura: “Emergency room.” 911 operator: “OK.” Laura: … [Read more...] about Laura Levis was left to die outside an ER. Why were the doors locked?
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016, 4:23:59 A.M. 911 operator: “This line is recorded. Where is your emergency?” Laura: “I’m at Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “I’m sorry. Where are you?” Laura: “Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “OK, what’s the emergency?” Laura: “I’m having an asthma attack. I’m dying.” 911 operator: “Whereabouts are you at the hospital?” Laura: “Emergency room.” 911 operator: “OK.” Laura: “I can’t get in.” 911 operator: “Let me get you into Somerville. You’re outside?” Laura: “Mm-hm.” 911 operator: “Are you in the parking lot?” Laura: “Yeah.” 911 operator: “Are you in a vehicle?” Laura: “No. I’m just outside it.” 911 operator: “At the door?” Laura: “Asthma. Asthma.” 911 operator: “Are you … [Read more...] about Laura Levis died outside a Boston-area ER. The doors were locked. Why?
Published 3:06 PM EDT Oct 25, 2018 Dining calendar Black raspberry mead release at Schramm’s Mead: Known as “Black Heart,” this popular black raspberry mead returns with a tasting event Friday. Wear a costume and take part in the contest for prizes. The mead is available for purchase throughout the weekend with a three bottle limit per person. 4-11 p.m. Fri. 327 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale. (248) 439-5000. Polish Soup Festival at St. Florian Parish Church Hall: Traditional Polish dancers and the Kielbasa Kings polka band will entertain while folks munch on a variety of Polish soups, dinners, European pastries and Belgian waffles. 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. Free admission. 2626 Poland, Hamtramck. (313) 871-2778. Taqueria Takeover at Grey Ghost: For Halloween Grey Ghost is dressing up as “Fantasma Gris” (“Grey Ghost” en Español) a taqueria with tacos, tequila and Mexican beers. The a la carte menu will have pork al pastor … [Read more...] about Metro Detroit dining news and events