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VIEW OF MOUNT OTEMANU

From the Four Seasons Bora Bora
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THE VIEW WAS SWEETER THAN THIS DESSERT

@ Four Seasons Bora Bora Home made ice cream and sorbet 2100 xpf Choice of vanilla, chocolate, salted caramel, mango, passion fruit, lemon, strawberry, raspberry, pineapple and coconut
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TUNA MEDALLIONS ON THE BEACH

Yellow fin tuna medallions Ginger scented 4200 xpf @ Four Seasons Bora Bora
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NOW THIS IS HOW A DISH SHOULD BE PLATED ...

Red Tuna sashimi served with pickled ginger, wasabi and sashimi sauce 3150 xpf @ Four seasons Bora Bora
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THIS IS THE WAY THEY EAT A BURGER IN BORA BORA

Grilled burger @ Four Seasons, Bora Bora Organic tomato, Minetto lettuce, pickle and purple onion 3350 xpf. (You can get it with bacon and cheese, should you be more inclined to stack up on ...
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MORE MAHI MAHI

Grilled Mahi Mahi -- 4400 xpf @ Four Seasons Bora Bora
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UPON ARRIVAL AT BORA BORA

I It's a short walk to the arrivals lounge, where you pick up your luggage (from a rack, rather than a conveyer), meet your rep, and head by boat to your destination. Mine was the Four Seasons ...
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FOUR SEASONS CHICKEN BREAST

Bone in chick breast -- 4100 xpf @ Four Seasons Bora Bora
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SCOTT'S BLASTS CITY DOE

Comptroller Stringer Investigation: DOE Blatantly Violating its Own Contracting Rules DOE awards 500+ contracts worth $2.7 billion without full competition or required safeguards DOE spends hundreds ...
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FOCUSED ON MENSTRUAL HYGIENE

Meng Initiatives to Promote Safety and Accessibility of Menstrual Hygiene Products Adopted by House Appropriations Committee U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), member of the House Committee on ...
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FIGHTING TENANT HARASSMENT

City Council Overwhelmingly Passes Tenant Harassment Bills Package Council Member Helen Rosenthal Gets a “High-Five from a Constituent. Image credit: NYCC/William Alatriste City Council passes a ...
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CONSUMER SPENDING'S UP?

Consumer Spending at Nine-Year High in July, at $109 by Justin McCarthy Story Highlights Sixth consecutive month of $100+ spending averages Highest spending average since May 2008 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- ...
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MALARIA PARASITES UNDER ICE?

Spying on malaria parasites at -196 Celsius Faculty of Science - University of Copenhagen Malaria research: By combining two advanced microscope techniques an international team of scientists led by ...
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CAR COUNTERS!

Researchers 'count cars' -- literally -- to find a better way to control heavy traffic Florida Atlantic University IMAGE: A high-resolution camera is placed under a bridge in South Florida, ...
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KEEPING KIDS AWAY FROM E-CIGS

FDA to expand public education campaign to focus on prevention of youth e-cigarette use Campaign part of wide range of tools agency is using to address youth tobacco use The U.S. Food and Drug ...
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STEP DOWN FROM THE DIVERSITY COUNCIL

California Hispanic Chamber Calls on Palomarez to Leave Trump Diversity Council The NiLP Report Palomarez Under Increasing Pressure to Break with Trump A few months ago, the California Hispanic ...
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POORLY REFRIGERATED IDAHO FOODBANK PRODUCT

The Idaho Foodbank Recalls Coconut Beverage, Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Eggs, and Cheese Product Because Of Possible Health Risk The Idaho Foodbank is recalling approximately 27,000 pounds of Coconut ...
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ADS LIES DIDN'T ADD UP?

Defense Contractor ADS Inc. Agrees to Pay $16 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Concerning Fraudulently Obtained Small Business Contracts Virginia Beach, Virginia-based contractor ADS ...
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DUTCHESS DRUG DEALER DONE

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Guilty Plea Of Heroin Distributor Who Funneled Drugs Into Dutchess County Jason Brewster Will Face 10 Years In State Prison Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced ...
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RN STOLE $20 MILLION FROM MEDICARE?

Registered Nurse Who Owned Two Houston Home Health Companies Convicted in $20 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme A federal jury convicted a registered nurse who was the owner of two home health companies ...
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CHUCK'S WORRIED ABOUT WEATHER SATELLITES

SCHUMER: PROPOSED CUTS TO WEATHER SATELLITE PROGRAM COULD LEAD TO MORE DANGEROUSLY DELAYED TORNADO & OTHER STORM WARNINGS; LAST MONTH’S RARE TORNADOS IN BUFFALO DEMONSTRATE THE IMPORTANCE OF ...
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ADDRESSING THE STUDENT LOAN CRISIS

Lucas -- The U.S. currently has a student loan debt crisis and it’s about to get much worse! Interest rates just went up and students and graduates will have to struggle even more to build their ...
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POWERING THE SUBWAY SYSTEM

Governor Cuomo Announces State Orders Con Edison to Take Immediate Action to Guarantee Power Reliability Across the Subway System Con Edison Agrees to Comprehensive Inspection and Repair of Electric ...
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FOUR SEASONS SHRIMP QUESADILLA

Cheese, tomato, red onion and bell pepper -- 3200 xpf @ Four Seasons Bora Bora A little greasy; oily. But otherwise not bad.
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ROOM 504 FOUR SEASONS BORA BORA

Exterior villa shots @ Four Seasons, Bora Bora
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FOUR SEASONS TACO STAND

"Adobo" Beef Tenderloin -- 4200 xpf -- @ Four Seasons Bora Bora
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FOUR SEASONS ROASTED BLACK ANGUS

Beef Tenderloin - 5150 xpf - @ Four Seasons, Bora Bora
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GUESS WHERE THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN

On a boat heading to the Four Seasons, Bora Bora
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MANTEQUILLA?

Might as well have been. (I think the glass was supposed to contain ice cream.) Served during a recent American Airlines flight from Ecuador
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WELLS FARGO DEFRAUDED AMERICANS

Statement From Comptroller Stringer on Reports that Wells Fargo Chairman Stephen Sanger will Step Down Comptroller Scott M. Stringer released the following statement after reports that Wells Fargo ...
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AT&T WOULDN'T DELIVER SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER

EEOC Sues AT&T Pacific Bell for Disability Discrimination Company Failed to Provide Interpreter for Deaf Employee, Federal Agency Charges AT&T Pacific Bell, a California telecommunications ...
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EQUITY & EXCELLENCE FOR ALL

The Center for New York City Law cordially invites you to a City Law Breakfast presenting Carmen Farina Chancellor, NYC Department of Education Speaking on: “Setting Priorities: Equity and ...
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LESS WORRIED ABOUT TRUMP?

U.S. Daily Worry Easing, but Still Up Since Trump Election by Alyssa Davis Story Highlights Percentage experiencing worry dropped 1.6 points since mid-February Still, it remains 2.5 points higher than ...
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HOW THE TONGUE COMMUNICATES

How the tongue keeps its tastes straight Signals sent by tongue's taste cells prevent the brain from confusing bitter and sweet tastes Columbia University Medical Center New research at Columbia ...
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MARIJUANA WILL GIVE YOU A HEART ATTACK

Marijuana associated with three-fold risk of death from hypertension European Society of Cardiology Sophia Antipolis, 9 August 2017: Marijuana use is associated with a three-fold risk of death from ...
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DANGEROUS SUPER PANTHER

Ultra Shop Supplement Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Super Panther 7K Due to Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil and Tadalafil Ultra Shop Supplement is voluntarily recalling Super Panther 7K ...
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RED LIGHT FOR THIS GARDEN OF LIGHT PRODUCT

Garden of Light Inc. Recalls Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats Because of Possible Health Risk Garden of Light, Inc. dba Gluten Free Solutions of East Hartford, CT, is voluntarily recalling the ...
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SINALAO'S SERRANO SELF SURRENDERS

Sinaloa Cartel Cell Leader Self-Surrenders A cell leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel was arraigned in federal court following his self-surrender to U.S. law enforcement authorities at the Calexico West ...
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NATIONWIDE'S NATIONAL NONSENSE

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $5.5 Million Multi-State Settlement With Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company Over 2012 Data Breach Breach Involving 32 States Exposed Personal Information Of 1.27 Million ...
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PROSTITUTED A 15-YEAR-OLD GIRL

Two Men Convicted of Sex Trafficking 15-Year Old Girl Two men from Triangle, Virginia, have been convicted of multiple sex trafficking and child exploitation offenses. Acting Assistant Attorney ...
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NOT RECOGNIZING AGENT ORANGE CANCER?

SCHUMER: ROCHESTER VIETNAM VET BATTLING TERMINAL CANCER LINKED TO AGENT ORANGE EXPOSURE DURING HIS MILITARY SERVICE IS SEEING HIS COMPENSATION CLAIMS DENIED BECAUSE VA DOESN'T AUTOMATICALLY ...
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MARYLAND MAN MULLED MURDER

Maryland Man Charged With Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS and Attempted Murder A federal grand jury recently charged Nelash Das, age 25, a citizen of Bangladesh previously residing in ...
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STATE BUYS UP 398 FORECLOSED HOMES

Governor Cuomo Announces $7.6 Million Community Restoration Fund Program to Help Prevent Foreclosure and Strengthen Communities State Purchases Mortgage Notes for 398 Homes in High Foreclosure ...
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