In this day and age, the young and beautiful live and die on social media.
In the case of the ill-fated Fyre Festival — a multiday music, art and culture party that promised “an invitation to let loose and unplug with the likeminded” on the Bahamian island of Exuma — it’s been a sudden and ugly death, chronicled in real-time on YouTube and filtered through Facebook.
Organizers canceled the event at the last minute after poor planning, disorganization and lack of accommodations.
8212; Five hundred Rhode Island residents have received duplicate tax refund checks totaling $364,000.
A state official says human error is to blame.
The checks were sent in a group of refunds mailed Friday. The checks people received are identical, but only one of the two checks can be cashed.
The Rhode Island Department of Administration and the Department of Revenue say they expect no financial impact.
Hundreds of parade-goers clad in Puerto Rican-flag T-shirts, hats, towels and dresses danced and screamed as floats carrying Puerto Rican celebrities and community leaders went down Orange Avenue Saturday. The Florida Puerto Rican Parade and Festival took place to celebrate Puerto Ricans in public