Archive for July, 2013

Bob Dylan’s ‘Americanarama’ Tour Comes to Hoboken

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Hoboken’s Pier A hosted the traveling Americanarama tour this past Friday night.  The 6-hour show featured performances by Bob Dylan, Wilco, My Morning Jacket and Ryan Bingham. The evening also boasted a series of surprise guest appearances, including Allman Brothers Band/Gov’t Mule guitarist Warren Haynes, The J. Geils Band singer Peter Wolf, Mott The Hoople’s […]

Mortgage rates set new 2-year high, up dramatically in past 10 weeks

Friday, July 12th, 2013

The average U.S. rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage rose this week to 4.51%, a two-year high. Just two months ago, it was 3.40% — barely above the record low of 3.31%. Rates have jumped up on speculation that the federal government may slow its stimulus spending. That has some people wondering if rates will […]

Protect Pets From Summer Scorchers

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Temperatures are soaring into the 90s and 100s and such intense heat is not only dangerous for humans but for pets as well. Here are a few tips to protect pets during summer heat waves: • Overheating (heat prostration) can kill an animal. Never leave an animal alone in a vehicle, since even with the […]