16th November 2007

Broadway’s Best

Well at least one good thing has come of the stagehand strike on Broadway:

In Focus: Broadway Strike Hits Chains (Houston Chronicle)

“Meanwhile, the staff at the W Times Square is trying to make the best of the situation for guests, offering a handout with alternative amusements, including an invitation to their in-house bar to sip a “Striketini” – a concoction made with bourbon, Grand Marnier and white cranberry juice. Spokeswoman Rebecca Band said the drink is dark, “because Broadway is dark.”

Yea… It won’t make up for the millions lost, but it sure will help you forget about it!

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16th November 2007

Stock Up

So I was trying to be an informed investor, reading CNNMoney.com and I came accross the following headline, “Forget gas prices: Beer is going up”, of course I read on…

“Small brewers from Australia to Oregon face the daunting prospect of tweaking their recipes or experimenting less with new brews thanks to a worldwide shortage of one key beer ingredient and rising prices for others.”

What does this mean?

A possible 10 % jump in beer prices for the average consumer… (For Full Story Click Here)

I don’t know about you, but I’m going straight to my bosses and asking for a Cost Of Living Adjustment!

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