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  1. Kaman inducts first K-Max into re-opened assembly plant

    Flightglobal.com - Business 01.17 / 21:05 flightglobal.com
    Kaman Aerospace announced on 17 January inducting the first airframe into a re-opened assembly line in Bloomfield, Connecticut, for the K-Max heavy-lift helicopter, ending a 14-year…
  2. WRMT Addresses OTC Markets Group 'Inappropriate' "Caveat Emptor" Designation; Believes That Recent Share Price Growth Is

    Prnewswire.com - Business 01.17 / 21:05 prnewswire.com
    MIAMI, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- World Media & Technology Corp. ("Wor(l)d") (www.worldmediatech.com) (OTC PINK: WRMT), today would like to address OTC Market Group's recent designation of the stock as "Caveat Emptor", citing a Public Interest Concern under its…
  3. In Price’s Ga. district, what happens after health repeal

    Federalnewsradio.com - Business 01.17 / 21:05 federalnewsradio.com
    Congressman Tom Price will help lead the Republican efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act if he is confirmed as Donald Trump's health secretary, but some of his constituents wonder what that will mean for them The post In Price’s Ga. district, what happens after health repeal appeared first on…
  4. We Start The New Week With Bonus Cuts, Heads Rolling, and Robots Taking Over

    Compliancex.com - Business 01.17 / 21:05 compliancex.com
    By Jack J. Kelly After a nice long three day Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (wouldn’t it be much more humane to declare four day work weeks from now on?), today we are back to the grind, enduring the drizzling rain, dark depressing skies, sneezing-without-a-tissue commuters, and flu-ridden coworkers breathing on us. If you are a lavishly paid 40-something banker, you have bigger problems than the rain. McKinsey & Co, the large…
  5. Judge approves $630M Rolls-Royce settlement over bribery probe

    Ibj.com - Business 01.17 / 21:02 ibj.com
    A United Kingdom judge has approved settlement between Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc and UK prosecutors, resolving a bribery probe spanning three decades of misconduct at the jet-engine…
  6. The secret advantages to building an inclusive brokerage

    Inman.com - Real Estate 01.17 / 21:02 inman.com
    NEW YORK -- As a straight, white man, "until 18 months ago, I didn't know what it felt like to be judged," said Jim Garman of Better Homes and Gardens Go Realty ... The post The secret advantages to building an inclusive brokerage appeared first on…
  7. Cortana vs. Siri vs. Alexa vs. Google Assistant: The Best AI

    Insidermonkey.com - Markets 01.17 / 20:58 insidermonkey.com
    Before we proceed with the battle we call Cortana vs. Siri vs. Alexa vs. Google Assistant: The Best AI, we turn first to the world of comics. Marvel fans, whether of the comics or the lucrative movie franchise, will surely recognize Jarvis, the artificial intelligence (AI) assistant that Tony Stark... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] …
  8. OnDeck Announces Strategic Partnership With WEX

    Crowdfundinsider.com - Business 01.17 / 20:56 crowdfundinsider.com
    Small business lender OnDeck announced on Tuesday it formed a strategic partnership with corporate and small business payment solutions, WEX. OnDeck reports that under the new partnership agreement, WEX customers will gain access to the OnDeck product suite of loans up to $500,000 and lines of... Read More The post OnDeck Announces Strategic Partnership With WEX appeared first on Crowdfund …
  1. Kaman inducts first K-Max into re-opened assembly plant

    Flightglobal.com - Business 01.17 / 21:05 flightglobal.com
    Kaman Aerospace announced on 17 January inducting the first airframe into a re-opened assembly line in Bloomfield, Connecticut, for the K-Max heavy-lift helicopter, ending a 14-year…
  2. WRMT Addresses OTC Markets Group 'Inappropriate' "Caveat Emptor" Designation; Believes That Recent Share Price Growth Is

    Prnewswire.com - Business 01.17 / 21:05 prnewswire.com
    MIAMI, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- World Media & Technology Corp. ("Wor(l)d") (www.worldmediatech.com) (OTC PINK: WRMT), today would like to address OTC Market Group's recent designation of the stock as "Caveat Emptor", citing a Public Interest Concern under its…
  3. In Price’s Ga. district, what happens after health repeal

    Federalnewsradio.com - Business 01.17 / 21:05 federalnewsradio.com
    Congressman Tom Price will help lead the Republican efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act if he is confirmed as Donald Trump's health secretary, but some of his constituents wonder what that will mean for them The post In Price’s Ga. district, what happens after health repeal appeared first on…
  4. We Start The New Week With Bonus Cuts, Heads Rolling, and Robots Taking Over

    Compliancex.com - Business 01.17 / 21:05 compliancex.com
    By Jack J. Kelly After a nice long three day Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (wouldn’t it be much more humane to declare four day work weeks from now on?), today we are back to the grind, enduring the drizzling rain, dark depressing skies, sneezing-without-a-tissue commuters, and flu-ridden coworkers breathing on us. If you are a lavishly paid 40-something banker, you have bigger problems than the rain. McKinsey & Co, the large…
  5. Judge approves $630M Rolls-Royce settlement over bribery probe

    Ibj.com - Business 01.17 / 21:02 ibj.com
    A United Kingdom judge has approved settlement between Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc and UK prosecutors, resolving a bribery probe spanning three decades of misconduct at the jet-engine…
  6. OnDeck Announces Strategic Partnership With WEX

    Crowdfundinsider.com - Business 01.17 / 20:56 crowdfundinsider.com
    Small business lender OnDeck announced on Tuesday it formed a strategic partnership with corporate and small business payment solutions, WEX. OnDeck reports that under the new partnership agreement, WEX customers will gain access to the OnDeck product suite of loans up to $500,000 and lines of... Read More The post OnDeck Announces Strategic Partnership With WEX appeared first on Crowdfund …
  7. Republican activist pleads guilty to embezzling Orange County congressman's re-election committee

    OrangeCounty-Business 01.17 / 20:49 ocregister.com
    SANTA ANA – A Republican activist and former treasurer for Congressman Dana Rohrabacher's re-election committee pleaded guilty Tuesday to two dozen felonies for embezzling more than $300,000. Jack Wenpo Wu faces up to four years, four months i…
  8. Tips for Memorable Tabletops

    Catersource.com - Business 01.17 / 20:29 catersource.com
    Audrey IsaacJanuary 17, 2017Today’s couples are looking for ways to create tablescapes that are both memorable and unique. Most of the wedding is spent at the reception s…
  1. Dr. James Vander Hooven Named MWCC President

    Business.nvcoc.com - Companies 01.17 / 20:18 business.nvcoc.com
    The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education (BHE) voted Tuesday to approve Dr. James Vander Hooven as the third president of Mount Wachusett Community College since the school was founded in 1963. The vote took place at a special meeting in Boston, with members of the board speaking to Dr. Vander Hooven’s experience and commitment to accessible higher education. “I look forward to working with Dr. Vander Hooven, a thoughtful, reflective leader who brings a strong background…
  2. Several firms were frequent buyers in 2016

    Plasticsnews.com - Companies 01.17 / 19:59 plasticsnews.com
    The plastics M&A market had a few repeat customers in the second half of 2016: Pretium Packaging, Pregis LLC and Sigma…
  3. ReliaMax gives $50,000 to state-subsidized scholarships

    Argusleader.com - Companies 01.17 / 18:50 argusleader.com
    Private school families in South Dakota will have more state-subsidized tuition money thanks to a $50,000 contribution to the state's tax-credit scholarship…
  4. PIA's Carteaux to chair council of manufacturing associations

    Plasticsnews.com - Companies 01.17 / 18:09 plasticsnews.com
    Bill Carteaux, the president and CEO of the Plastics Industry Association, will chair a council of manufacturing-oriented lobbying groups and organizations within the Washington-based National Association of…
  5. New Mustang gets 10 gears, more power

    CNNMoney - Companies 01.17 / 16:38 money.cnn.com
    The 2018 Ford Mustang will be offered with more powerful engines and a 10-speed transmission but no V6. …
  6. Coppens algae feed ‘huge leap forward’

    Fishupdate.com - Companies 01.17 / 16:02 fishupdate.com
    COLLABORATION between two feed companies has resulted in a range of new products for the aquaculture sector. Since Coppens International joined Alltech, several new algae products containing innovative Alltech technologies have been added to the Coppens aquatic product range. These include the sustainable fish oil replacer ForPlus, an algae derived fish oil replacer containing very […] The post Coppens algae feed ‘huge leap forward’ appeared first on FIS…
  7. What We're Reading: Top State Stories 1/17

    Pewtrusts.org - Companies 01.17 / 15:49 pewtrusts.org
    Moody's Corp. reached a deal with the Justice Department, 21 states and the District of Columbia, agreeing to pay nearly $864 million to resolve allegations its ratings of risky mortgage securities contributed to the financial crisis. Standard & Poor's entered into a similar accord in 2015, paying out $1.4…
  8. CTOs Are The New Pandas

    Startupgrind.com - Companies 01.17 / 15:15 startupgrind.com
    Ok, so maybe they’re not. They’re not endangered, they’re not that cute, and they definitely don’t have the time to play mascot to anybody’s cause. The analogy is still tempting, however, because finding a CTO seem to be the current “issue” of the global startup trend: founders need them, accelerators like them, and aspiring startup cities are desperate for them to move in.A Scarcity of CTOsThere are many specific reasons for the scarcity of CTOs in any of these new startup hubs, and most o…
  1. Cortana vs. Siri vs. Alexa vs. Google Assistant: The Best AI

    Insidermonkey.com - Markets 01.17 / 20:58 insidermonkey.com
    Before we proceed with the battle we call Cortana vs. Siri vs. Alexa vs. Google Assistant: The Best AI, we turn first to the world of comics. Marvel fans, whether of the comics or the lucrative movie franchise, will surely recognize Jarvis, the artificial intelligence (AI) assistant that Tony Stark... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] …
  2. CSI Compressco LP (CCLP) Shares Bought by WealthTrust Axiom LLC

    Wkrb13.com - Markets 01.17 / 20:38 wkrb13.com
    WealthTrust Axiom LLC increased its stake in CSI Compressco LP (NASDAQ:CCLP) by 4.9% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 205,321 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 9,521 shares during the period. WealthTrust Axiom LLC’s holdings in CSI Compressco were worth $2,174,000 as of its most recent SEC…
  3. Emergent Biosolutions, Inc. (EBS) Shares Sold by BlackRock Advisors LLC

    Wkrb13.com - Markets 01.17 / 20:01 wkrb13.com
    BlackRock Advisors LLC decreased its position in shares of Emergent Biosolutions, Inc. (NYSE:EBS) by 3.0% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 79,214 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 2,411 shares during the period. BlackRock Advisors LLC’s holdings in Emergent Biosolutions were worth $2,498,000 at the end of the most…
  4. US Corporate Bond Bonanza Seen on Republican Tax Cut Plan

    Nm.nmcdn.us - Markets 01.17 / 19:37 nm.nmcdn.us
    Donald Trump to the rescue?The $8.55 trillion U.S. corporate bond market has bucked concerns over mounting company indebtedness and so far resisted fears about the knock-on effects of the potential unraveling of the 35-year-old bull-run in government debt.Now, analysts…
  5. Trump adviser sells $12 billion hedge fund biz

    CNNMoney - Markets 01.17 / 19:34 money.cnn.com
    Anthony Scaramucci is cutting ties with hedge fund business SkyBridge Capital and the SALT Conference to join the Trump…
  6. Texas Permanent School Fund Buys 1,709 Shares of Campbell Soup Company (CPB)

    Wkrb13.com - Markets 01.17 / 19:24 wkrb13.com
    Texas Permanent School Fund boosted its position in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) by 2.9% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 59,883 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,709 shares during the period. Texas Permanent School Fund’s holdings in Campbell Soup Company were worth $3,276,000 as of its most…
  7. 14 Easiest First Jobs in the World

    Insidermonkey.com - Markets 01.17 / 18:31 insidermonkey.com
    If you are a young teenager who is thinking about finding the first job, do not be shy to ask which 14 easiest first jobs in the world are. We assume that you want to skip those scary or difficult jobs in the beginning. As opposed to the list of 9 Weirdest Jobs in the […] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] …
  8. Stella-Jones Inc. (SJ) Price Target Lowered to C$41.00 at National Bank Financial

    Wkrb13.com - Markets 01.17 / 18:10 wkrb13.com
    Stella-Jones Inc. (TSE:SJ) had its price objective cut by National Bank Financial from C$50.00 to C$41.00 in a report issued on Monday morning. They currently have a sector perform rating on the stock. SJ has been the subject of several other research reports. Laurentian Bank of Canada decreased their target price on Stella-Jones from C$52.00…
  1. Mike Tomlin calls Anontio Brown 'selfish,' says receiver will be punished for locker room video

    LATimes-Personal Finance 01.17 / 18:57 latimes.com
    Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that star receiver Antonio Brown will be disciplined for live-streaming video from the team’s locker room Sunday night following a playoff victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. That video included audio of Tomlin making a profane reference to t…
  2. More MH370 debris has been found, but the plane's disappearance remains a mystery

    LATimes-Personal Finance 01.17 / 15:53 latimes.com
    Australia, China and Malaysia on Tuesday called off the underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, saying "no new information has been discovered." The plane vanished in March 2014. For 17 months, no trace of it was found. The location of the missing passenger jet officially remains…
  3. Pay the IRS late? At some companies, it's a strategic move

    SacBee- Personal Finance 01.17 / 15:27 sacbee.com
    The idea of paying taxes late and incurring IRS interest charges elicits a stern "Don't do that!" from many tax professionals. Yet some business owners decide that it's cheaper and … Click to Continue…
  4. Tax Advocate: Use tax breaks you're entitled to

    SacBee- Personal Finance 01.17 / 15:26 sacbee.com
    Donald Trump's acknowledgement last fall that he had not paid federal income tax in years left some questioning why they should have to pay taxes. "I think you pay taxes … Click to Continue…
  5. Kurt Angle to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame

    LATimes-Personal Finance 01.17 / 15:17 latimes.com
    It’s WrestleMania season for WWE, and that means it’s time for World Wrestling Entertainment to start making its weekly announcements of who is going to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame this year. Last night on its flagship “Monday Night Raw” television show, WWE announced this year’s …
  6. Inflation hits 29-month high of 1.6% in December

    The UK inflation rate hit 1.6% in December 2016, the highest rate since the summer of 2014 and an increase from 1.2% the previous month. …
  7. Morning Deals: Tuesday, Jan. 17

    Moneytalksnews.com - Personal Finance 01.17 / 13:37 moneytalksnews.com
    Including deals from eBay, World Market, Best Buy, Hanes, Nordstrom Rack, T-Mobile, Walmart, 13 Deals, Jos. A. Bank and…
  8. Annette Bening wonders: Can kids and parents ever truly know one another?

    LATimes-Personal Finance 01.17 / 12:13 latimes.com
    To appreciate how an actor artfully navigates the constant, bicoastal demands of awards season, it’s helpful to peek inside Annette Bening’s takeout coffee container. Not long ago, the four-time Oscar nominee breezed into the lobby of the London Hotel in West Hollywood, trailed by Warren Bea…
  1. GCP Infrastructure Investments Limited (GCP) to Issue GBX 1.90 Dividend

    GCP Infrastructure Investments Limited (LON:GCP) declared a dividend on Tuesday, January 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 26th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.90 ($0.02) per share on Friday, March 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 26th. The official announcement can…
  2. Unum Group Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 (UNM)

    Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 17th. Stockholders of record on Monday, January 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.20 per share on Friday, February 17th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.79%. Shares of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) traded down 2.10% during…
  3. Better Buy: CVS Health Corporation vs. Kroger

    Fool.com - Headlines 01.17 / 20:50 fool.com
    Which stock wins in a head-to-head matchup between big pharmacy services company CVS Health and big supermarket chain…
  4. Americans Optimistic About Job Creation After Election

    Prnewswire.com - Finance 01.17 / 20:37 prnewswire.com
    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half of U.S. adults (53%) say that the recent election results will have a positive effect on job creation, according to the results of a new American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey conducted online by…
  5. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp (NYSE:LGF) Given The Better “Outperform” Rating at Bernstein. No Longer Has &#

    Octafinance.com - Finance 01.17 / 20:36 octafinance.com
    Lions Gate Entertainment Corp (NYSE:LGF) Upgrade Bernstein has increased Lions Gate Entertainment Corp (NYSE:LGF) stock to “Outperform” in analysts report released on Tuesday, 17 January. LGF’s old rating was “Mkt… The post Lions Gate Entertainment Corp (NYSE:LGF) Given The Better “Outperform” Rating at Bernstein. No Longer Has “Mkt Perform” Rating appeared first on…
  6. Tyco Partners with Caterpillar to Offer Factory-Installed Fire Suppression Systems

    Financialbuzz.com - Finance 01.17 / 20:35 financialbuzz.com
    Tyco Fire Protection Products, makers of the leading global brand ANSUL®, announced the launch of its factory-installed fire suppression system program with Caterpillar, the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The program will provide factory-installed fire suppression systems on several models of Cat® mining equipment, with the ul…
  7. Harnessing Technology to Narrow the Insurance Protection Gap - A Geneva Association Report

    Financialbuzz.com - Finance 01.17 / 20:34 financialbuzz.com
    Leading think tank of the international insurance industry, The Geneva Association has published a new report that describes how digital and other modern technologies can be harnessed by the insurance industry to narrow insurance protection gaps in mature, and especially in developing insurance markets, by enhancing the awareness, affordability and attractiveness of insurance products and solutions. Harnessing Technology to Narrow the Insurance…
  8. US Law Enforcement on High Alert for Donald Trump’s Inaugural

    Livetradingnews.com - Finance 01.17 / 20:34 livetradingnews.com
    US Law Enforcement on High Alert for Donald Trump’s Inaugural US law enforcement agencies are deploying unprecedented countermeasures in an effort to prevent a large truck attack at Donald Trump’s Inauguration on Friday. Truck attacks killed dozens in Nice, France and Berlin last year. Now Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy said the threat environment for […] The post US Law Enforcement on High Alert for Donald Trump’s Inaugural appeared first on Live Trading…
  1. Delayed and canceled flights are getting scarcer

    Cbsnews.com - Money 01.17 / 20:51 cbsnews.com
    More than 86 percent landed on time, and less than one-third of 1 percent were scratched -- the lowest since…
  2. As US looks inward, China seeks a lead role on world stage

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 01.17 / 18:34 fox5vegas.com
    With the U.S. increasingly looking inward and China eager to take a lead on the global stage, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday cast his country as a champion of free trade and stability, a rebuke to the…
  3. EAG 2017 opens

    Intergameonline.com - Money 01.17 / 17:26 intergameonline.com
    “It always gets busier on the second day,” said Justin Burke, sales manager for Sega. “We expect to get a lot more interest then.” The company had its  Daytona USA Championship 3 on show in Europe for the first time, have performed well at IAAPA. Valley Dynamo exhibited at the UK show for the first time in a number of years with vice president of international sa[...]…
  4. Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in U.S.

    SaltLakeTribune-Money 01.17 / 17:16 sltrib.com
    New York : Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. The world's biggest retailer said Tuesday that its plans will also generate about 24,000 construction jobs. The jobs will com... …
  5. Chinese leader Xi defends globalization in Davos

    Cbsnews.com - Money 01.17 / 15:57 cbsnews.com
    Rebutting Donald Trump's protectionist leanings and anti-Beijing talk, China's president warns against dangers of a trade…
  6. Pound set for best day since Brexit vote after Theresa May’s statement

    Livemint.com - Money 01.17 / 15:38 livemint.com
    The pound climbed 2.3% to $1.2318 and touched $1.2347, the strongest level since 6…
  7. Twitter officially shuts down Vine

    CNNMoney - Money 01.17 / 15:24 money.cnn.com
    Twitter will officially phase out its beloved six-second video service on Tuesday and replace it with a 'pared-down' camera application…
  8. Fall in household savings shows confidence after Brexit vote, says Chancellor

    Express & Star -Money 01.17 / 14:58 expressandstar.com
    Philip Hammond has stressed a need to be "alert" to reductions in household savings, although claimed it also indicates consumers are "feeling confident" following the Brexit…
  1. The secret advantages to building an inclusive brokerage

    Inman.com - Real Estate 01.17 / 21:02 inman.com
    NEW YORK -- As a straight, white man, "until 18 months ago, I didn't know what it felt like to be judged," said Jim Garman of Better Homes and Gardens Go Realty ... The post The secret advantages to building an inclusive brokerage appeared first on…
  2. City Connections Realty merges with DSA Realty

    Rew-online.com - Real Estate 01.17 / 20:01 rew-online.com
    City Connections Realty (CCR), announced today that the company has merged with  DSA Realty.  The newly combined company will be operating as “City Connections Realty” under the firm’s business model and reside at CCR’s office space located at 71 West 23rd Street. DSA Realty’s office location at 113 East 12th will close at the end […]…
  3. How much of your salary it takes for a home down payment in Houston

    As more and more people move to Texas and home values continue to soar, buyers are having a tough time playing the real estate game. The main impediment is having enough cash for a down payment, which nowadays can deplete even the most well-intentioned savings account. Why? Because Houston residents looking to buy a home must save a little more than half of their annual salary just for the down payment. That number comes…
  4. How to attract talented techies to your brokerage

    Inman.com - Real Estate 01.17 / 19:12 inman.com
    A growing number of brokerages want to be seen as tech-savvy real estate players – but how do business leaders assemble a good tech team if they don't have the skills to recognize a good candidate? And how do they make their company appealing to these coveted engineers and developers ... The post How to attract talented techies to your brokerage appeared first on I…
  5. Disco-Era Restaurant Described as 'Time Capsule' From '70s is Landmarked

    Dnainfo.com - Real Estate 01.17 / 18:34 dnainfo.com
    The city granted landmark status to the flashy, mirror-covered interior of the Ambassador Grill. …
  6. If you want a ranch house on Long Island

    Favored for their rambling space, ranch-style houses have much to offer in convenience and access. Here are some available across Long…
  7. New Canadian context for real estate education

    Reminetwork.com - Real Estate 01.17 / 15:56 reminetwork.com
    The newly released textbook packages universal principles and domestic context into one 500+-page compendium devised to impart a grounding in real estate fundamentals, transactions and the multidisciplinary oversight of income properties. The post New Canadian context for real estate education appeared first on…
  8. SoBotanical Opens New Apothecary and Aromatherapy Store in Federal Hill

    Southbmore.com - Real Estate 01.17 / 15:39 southbmore.com
    Theresa Cangialosi recently opened SoBotanical Apothecary + Aromatherapy in a newly-renovated building and retail space at 48 E. Cross St. in Federal Hill. Theresa Cangialosi, who has spent 30 years in aromatic and holistic health studies, recently closed a space at 14 E. West St. that was open by appointment only to open this new…