FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION: Two-Time Grammy nominated composer/trumpeter Russell Gunn
October 18, 2016
FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION: Two-Time Grammy nominated composer/trumpeter Russell Gunn for
Jazz Instrumental Album of The Year
“The Sirius Mystery” and
Best Instrumental Composition
“Sirius B (The Unseen Absolute)”
“Russell was one of the pioneers of jazz/hiphop” – Marcus Miller
“This track, Sirius B is bananas!” – Jason Moran
“It’s utterly fantastic! Powerful, Bold!” – Alan Saxon
“This S*** is real AF!” – Mathew Stewart
Russell Gunn’s “The Sirius Mystery” is a progressive, dynamic and...
NVdrones Announces DroneDeploy Compatibility and One-of-a-Kind Instant Flight Reports
October 18, 2016
, a start-up that provides cloud-based software solutions for drone fleet management, today announced compatibility with flight logs as well as the ability to create beautiful and comprehensive flight reports at the push of a button.
NVDash, the company’s flagship product that hundreds of drone companies already use to manage their fleet, is now compatible with DroneDeploy, the leading cloud software platform for commercial drones. With this update, the data from any flight flown with the DroneDeploy mobile app can be easily uploaded to NVDash within seconds. This is optimal for companies looking to automate data recording processes, monitor equipment performance, as well as explore trends in flight characteristics.
“DroneDeploy shares our vision for automated, intelligent, and insightful data,” said Kevin Mukai, co-founder of NVdrones. “Not only regarding data about farms or construction sites but also regarding the drone and pilot themselves.”
Acid Stained Floors are Colorado’s New Craze
October 17, 2016
Acid stained flooring treatments are becoming an increasingly popular addition to homes in Colorado, with many long-term benefits for homeowners. These beautiful floors have quickly caught attention with consumers due to their low maintenance and striking appearance. With the changing seasons and temperatures in the Rocky Mountain Region, homeowners are more susceptible to basement flooding, water damage issues and other costly issues. Where traditional carpeting used to be the norm for homeowners, they are recognizing the cost and hassle of replacing carpet by instead capturing the beauty of their concrete by staining their basement floors. It is not only more practical but also more advantageous.
The dramatic transformation of seeing a basement floor that is personalized by the color combination and finishes available to the home owner is very appealing. Similar to the popular trend of resurfacing driveways in the Spring, homeowners and those fixing and flipping are taking...
NORTH AMERICA'S GARDENS UNITE TO PROTECT PLANTS: Leading Botanical Organizations Work to Save North American Plants in a Global Context
October 18, 2016
Plants are essential to life on earth. They provide food, clothing, shelter, clean air, water and healthy soil – all that life depends on. There are well over 30,000 kinds of plants that provide essential life support to the people of the United States, Canada, and Mexico. However, many plant species are at-risk of extinction, and need to be protected and conserved.
Recognizing this, the North American Plant Conservation Initiative released the 2016-2020 North American Botanic Garden Strategy for Plant Conservation, an updated continent-wide plan to recover, conserve, and protect the plants of North America. This initiative unites the American Public Gardens Association, Botanic Gardens Conservation International US (BGCI-US), The Center for Plant Conservation (CPC), The Mexican Association of Botanic Gardens (AMJB), and the Plant Conservation Alliance Non-Federal Cooperators Committee (PCA-NFCC) as they bring the collective power...
New Impact Windows and Doors Distributor Comes to Miami Florida to Help Homeowners with Hurricane Preparedness
October 17, 2016
Miami has welcomed new impact windows and doors distributor, Avante Windows, to sunny South Florida. Their line of windows and doors are specifically designed to withstand hurricane force winds, a reality in South Florida. Avante offers impact windows and doors from some of the most dependable names in the industry. The company free quotes to homeowners in their service area, with appointments available through the company’s website, http://www.avantewindows.com.
South Florida residents are very familiar with hurricane preparedness with their countless experiences with hurricanes and tropical storms. Because of this, hurricane resistant windows and glass door products are quickly becoming the standard for commercial and residential construction. With Florida law now requiring specific levels of storm protection in new construction, builders are opting for the best choices on the market. Avante Windows understands the needs of builders and homeowners. That is why the company...
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2017 Fenestration Industry Insights
October 19, 2016
More stylish window options. Transoms in master showers. Increase in desire for privacy windows pushed by ever-narrowing lot lines. These are just some of the top trends to look for in the fenestration industry in 2017 according to leaders of Hy-Lite®.
"Our research accurately predicted that 4' x 1' transom windows would start gaining popularity during the second half of 2016," says Roger Murphy, president of , a U.S. Block Windows Company. "We're having to increase production to keep up with demand for transoms right now. This is not a regional trend. We're shipping both acrylic block and decorative glass transoms from coast to coast to handle these requests for new home construction."
Murphy relates that master showers are a prime area where builders are now including transom...
Asta Powerproject 4D Capability Showcased at BIM Forum This Week
October 17, 2016
Asta Powerproject makes it easy for construction project managers, schedulers, and superintendents to access the power of 3D BIM modelling.
Already the global choice for construction project scheduling, Asta Powerproject added BIM functionality in 2015 and will be showcased in Atlanta this week at the BIM Forum.
The conference on October 17-19 brings together architects, engineers, and construction pros to explore how BIM is transforming the way the “human-made landscape” of buildings, parks, cities, and neighborhoods get made.
Building Information Modeling (BIM) digitally represents the physical and functional characteristics of a building in three dimensions (3D) so that all contractors and owners are operating from the same information source and can more easily and visually spot potential construction issues earlier. That insight, in turn, saves firms time and money.
Conference goers will attend educational sessions on new ways...
Julie Grassman Retires After 55 Years at Mansfield Plumbing
October 20, 2016
After a stellar 55 years of service at Mansfield Plumbing, Julie Grassman, a resident of Loudonville, Ohio, will retire on October 28, 2016. At one time Grassman worked at the company facility alongside her mother, stepmother, husband, son and grandaughter.
"My time at Mansfield has interwoven over the years with my family," says Grassman, who has served as a customer service representative for the past 22 years at the company. "Actually Mansfield is like my second family and I'll miss my coworkers greatly."
Grassman, 78, first started working in 1956 at as a mail room clerk and then a receptionist. She left five years later to start her family. After having four children she returned to the company again in 1966 to her previous receptionist position where she spent about 20 years. Following a move to accounting...
Nightlife Security Experts Will Gather in Las Vegas for Third International Nightlife Congress & Awards
October 17, 2016
The 3rd International Nightlife Congress will host delegates from Europe, America to Asia at the World Market Center on October 26th in Las Vegas, NV, USA. The world’s foremost thinkers, policymakers, developers, entrepreneurs and industry stars will convene for a discussion on helping save and secure the nightlife industry of the future. “Share your voice by joining the movement of people who care about saving nightlife! It's the first time in history the Nightlife Congress is in the U.S., and a prime opportunity to tackle safety and security issues” stated J.C. Diaz, 1st Vice President of the International Nightlife Association (INA).
The nightlife industry is under constant threat. From being soft targets for terrorism and increasing violence, blaming patron drug abuse on venues/ promoters, banning or placing moratoriums on EDM-related events, new housing built close to existing venues without soundproofing, strict licensing laws, and costly...
Lifetime Jewelry® 9mm Cuban Link Bracelet Announces Special Amazon Offer
October 17, 2016
Lifetime Jewelry announced that their popular 9mm 24K is now on sale on Amazon.com. This high-end 24K gold bracelet is gender neutral, although men in particular like the large design. This sales event will run for today only and stock is limited.
“This 9mm thick bracelet is available in three different lengths: 8, 9 and 10 inches. The solid design is very masculine and men of all ages have been eagerly purchasing this jewelry piece since its initial launch. We have plenty of customers buying this bracelet as a gift, and with the festive season rapidly approaching now is a great time to acquire this bracelet,” said CEO and co-founder, Alex King.
Men into the ‘hip-hop’ or ‘urban’ style of fashion find this thick Cuban Link Chain Bracelet a quality accessory. Also available from is a matching 9mm thick Cuban Link chain. These jewelry items can be purchased to wear as a set, or individually.