Erie, Pennsylvania, a city of roughly 100,000 residents, contains seven food deserts. In these locations residents don’t have reasonable access to healthy, affordable food. But one refugee-run grocery story is reversing that trend.
Located in the heart of Erie in a 4,000-square-foot space that was previously inhabited by a music store, U.K. Supermarket opened in 2013 and has been selling more affordable vegetables, lentils and other foods. After living in refugee camps in Nepal for most of his life, the store’s founder, Pradip Upreti, moved to Erie in 2009 at age 20. Now he’s providing a much needed service.
Saihara, kiibo, amami, and ouma are on their own astral plane, which i have dubbed the “saikiiboumami square”. These four conventionally attractive boys can get shipped with each other in any combination and it is never questioned. it bemuses me
This system was forced on the early settlers, because of the lack of easily available fresh water - there are no permanent streams and the lakes are brackish. Later it became enforced in house-building regulations - for each square foot of roof space, all houses must have eight gallons of tank space.
The design of the roof has multiple benefits. Made of limestone it is heavy and not easily shifted by hurricanes and in the past it was covered in a lime mortar, which had anti-bacterial properties. Now the mortar has been replaced by paint. It’s still white, because this reflects ultra-violet light from the sun, which also helps to purify the water.
Republican President-elect Donald Trump’s forthcoming administration may finally decide to take its war with the media to the logical extreme and ban the press from the White House, Esquire exclusively reported. According to the magazine, “three senior officials on the transition team” say plans to transfer the press from the White House press room to “the White House Conference Center — near Lafayette Square — or to a space in the Old Executive Office Building, next door to the White House” are under serious consideration. Read more.