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‘Casa Particulars’ in Havana, Cuba

'Casa Particulars' in Havana, Cuba

Ruth Stone,

August 29, 2017

Walking down 7th street in Central Havana, Cuba on a hot 87-degree day, I stumbled upon a brightly colored house, which caught my attention. The cheerful yellow and white crown molding invited me in. By the entrance, there was a dark blue “casa particular” sign in the window. A group of Cubans was...

Super Bowl creates big business in the Bay

Graphic by Kristiana Federe/The Pioneer

Sean McCarthy,

February 18, 2016

The Super Bowl can be a very lucrative event for many cities: New Orleans made a profit of $480 million when the final tally came in, as reported by Mark Waller of It allegedly saved the city from a complete financial and political collapse following Hurricane Katrina. Dallas was also reported to have made a profit of $28 million when...

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