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New tax on Airbnb comes home to roost for tourists

September 14, 2017

Tyler Stewart Levine & Levine Tourism is a considerable contribution to Michigan’s economy. As tourism continues to grow throughout the state, more travelers are choosing a “shared-economy” approach, such as Airbnb, rather than booking ...

Florida Court on judges and Facebook friends

September 14, 2017

Nicole Black BridgeTower Media Newswires Courts and ethics committees have been grappling with the issue of judges using social media for years now. At first, the general consensus seemed to be that judges should avoid social media at all costs since any online ...

Time continues to chip, slip away

September 14, 2017

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief At a recent legal gathering, where good stories were flowing as readily as the cocktails, I was struck by the number of conversations that were dominated by the vagaries of age. Or as one compatriot said, in borrowing ...

OFF THE PRESS

September 14, 2017

Hundreds of millions of businesspeople use LinkedIn daily, not only to forge connections and nurture relationships, but also to search, assess, and choose reliable professionals. Understanding how best to use LinkedIn will give individuals an edge in tapping ...

Movie, play encourage new perspective on Detroit history

September 14, 2017

Jack L. B. Gohn BridgeTower Media Newswires Until I saw Dominique Morrisseau’s 2013 play “Detroit ‘67” and Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal’s new movie “Detroit,” my understanding of the 1967 disturbance in the city was ...

Unstuffed fish

September 14, 2017

One of my early favorite restaurant dishes was flounder stuffed with crabmeat. This was often laden with bread crumbs, cream, or both, and always delicious—if a bit heavy. I sought to find this recipe recently, and to my surprise, couldn’t find ...