Benjamin Eskew

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Mosaic found in Greek tomb dates from 4th century BC

Archaeologists have uncovered an intricate and beautiful floor mosaic in a large tomb in northern Greece. Dating from the last quarter of the 4th …

4 Days of Euphoria in Greenville, SC

Few things bring such a sense of happiness and excitement as good food, fine beverages and great music served up among friends. You could say it's euphoric. Greenville, S.C. knows this well, having named its annual food, beverage and music festival, Euphoria. Now in its eighth year, Euphoria draws …

15 Jaw-Dropping Hotels In The Caribbean

Choosing the right hotel is an important part of any successful vacation, but there's something about the Caribbean, more than other parts of the world, that makes you want to find the perfect property. More than 7,000 islands are found in the Caribbean, 13 of which are independent islands. That …

Group says it gave hundreds of veterans free pot

DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of military veterans received free marijuana during a special giveaway in Denver designed to show that pot can help ease their …

Palo Alto, Berkeley, Santa Clara among top 10 most livable cities in America

California has 22 of the top 100 best cities to live in America, according to a list released by Livability.com. Palo Alto, Berkeley and Santa Clara …

The Best Ice Cream In Los Angeles

<i>Here in sunny SoCal, there's no shortage of sweet scoops to help keep you cool. But what differentiates the best from the rest? Attention to the</i> …

Healing Coffee Roasters: The Coffeehouse That'll Make You Quit Starbucks

Oh didn't plan to have a career in specialty coffee. She came out to Los Angeles in 2003 for her MBA, worked a year plus for Coldwell Commercial Bank …

Tony Hu's Lao Sze Chuan Debuts; Bazaar Meat Menu

<i>This here is Sin City Wrap, a weekly recap of notable Las Vegas goings on from Eater Vegas.</i><p><b>PALMS</b> — The Mayor of Chicago's Chinatown opened his first Vegas restaurant. <b>Tony Hu</b>'s <b>Lao Sze Chuan</b> brings more than 200 items on the menu including dim sum for lunch.<p><b>SLS LAS VEGAS</b> — The menu at <b>Bazaar Meat by</b> …

In Jamaica, Rastas ready for pot decriminalization

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Taking a deep draw on a pipe that glows with burning marijuana, reggae luminary Bunny Wailer gives a satisfied grin through …

Colorado activists want rules on pot edibles implemented fast

DENVER (Reuters) - (This story refiles the Sept. 11 story to correct the spelling of a surname to Carlson, not Carson, in the fifth paragraph)<p>Cookies shaped like marijuana leafs are pictured at the Cannabis Carnivalus 4/20 event in Seattle, Washington April 20, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond<p>Activists …

Different From the Norm: 12 Unique Hotel Stays in NYC

New York City is a one-of-a-kind town. So it only seems right that your stay in the Big Apple be one-of-a-kind as well. Forget chain hotels with cookie cutter appointments: In NYC, there is a new and exciting hotel waiting to be discovered on nearly every street corner (you just probably haven't …

Stonehenge Archeologists Discover 17 New Monuments Surrounding The Iconic Stones (VIDEO)

An extraordinary hidden complex of archaeological monuments has been uncovered around Stonehenge using hi-tech methods of scanning below the Earth's …

Eaze Promises Pot Delivery Anywhere In San Francisco

Several states are starting to ease up on marijuana use, or even outright legalizing it (Colorado, Washington State). Now, a new SF-based startup, Eaze, promises delivery right to your door in less than 10 minutes. This is a real conversation I had with a friend I roped in to test the service:<p>Me to …

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

Pro-marijuana company Leafly takes out full-page New York Times ad

Marijuana is going mainstream. On Sunday, the New York Times will carry what is believed to be its first full-page ad for a company promoting the consumption of the drug. The move comes a week after the paper came out for the decriminalisation pot.<p>The ad for Leafly, which bills itself as the …

Supporters, foes of pot legalization post rival ads in NY Times | Reuters

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Supporters and opponents of the federal ban on marijuana took to the pages of The New York Times this weekend with full-page color advertisements that highlight the fast-evolving debate in the United States about medical and recreational drug use.<p>A poster from the Leafly …

Growing pains of the great US marijuana legalisation experiment

On a dark industrial street on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, shabby cars and the occasional truck disappear down an alley, as though heading to a secret meeting. Their destination, around a heavily rutted corner lined by chain-linked fencing, is a large warehouse that used to be a paintball …