While all eyes in the fashion industry were recently focused on New York, London and Milan as each city held its Fashion Week, you don't have to look farther than Greater Cincinnati to see a vibrant and growing fashion industry. Over the last decade, local designers and clothing stylists have been finding success selling their lines both here and nationally.
Long established in Europe, green, or living, roofs are becoming increasingly popular here in the United states, as more people recognize their value in conserving energy, improving air quality, and managing storm water runoff, along with their aesthetic qualities.
For the last two years children in Ishinomaki, Japan have had few places to play. When the tsunami hit in March 2011 waves reached 33 ft. high, killing 3,000 people, destroying 20,000 homes and forcing many of the city's residents to live in shelters, even today, as reported here in The Daily Beast.