A Condo Board Fought a 9/11 Vet Over His Shoes. Now It Has a Bigger Problem: the DOJ
Courtesy Charlie BurgeAn apparently intractable conflict between a Florida condo board and a disabled 9/11 responder over him leaving his shoes outside his front door has become so toxic that the federal government has stepped in to try and resolve it.Charlie Burge worked for the New York City Department of Sanitation for 35 years, first hitting the pavement in 1981 and eventually overseeing nighttime operations in North Brooklyn. On September 11, 2001, Burge ran across the Brooklyn Bridge to henews.yahoo.com
Here’s how a delivery man who walked 20,000 steps a day found relief from intense foot pain
One man who worked for a global company delivering packages was walking about 20,000 steps each day. The man’s relief from pain made a lasting impression on his wife. Schummer said the inserts, which raise and support the four arch supports of the foot, put your foot in proper alignment and relieve pain. And each insert can be prescribed by your specific foot problems. AdThe orthotics can also help with ankle, knee, hip and low back pain, as well, as it’s all about alignment.
Detroit artists design custom Vans shoes for Black History Month
DETROIT – Two Detroit artists are getting national attention for their custom shoes. Sydney G. James and Tony Whlgn designed custom Vans shoes to celebrate Black History Month. She’s black, like, she’s coming out and fully aware of her blackness,” Sydney G James said. I feel like a lot of the conversation in this country has been in black and white,” Tony Whlgn said. READ: ‘Black Art Library’ exhibit at MOCAD celebrates work of artists through booksAdTony Whlgn is a visual artist from Detroit.
Michigan teenagers open sneakers store to buy, sell, trade
They are sneakerheads and, last month, they opened a store in Okemos called House of Soles to take their hobby to the next level. There, they buy, sell and trade sneakers, mostly used, some basically new but pre-owned, according to the Lansing State Journal. “A lot of it has to do with the influence of Travis Scott and Kanye West,” Eno said. Air Jordans are popular because of Travis Scott and they are at the top again.”Employees at the store build a rapport with potential buyers and sellers. “I wanted to show people that these young African American kids are more than drug dealers and gang bangers or kids out here doing things they shouldn’t be doing,” Sellers said.
Clean your household items with toothpaste?
We normally use toothpaste twice a day to brush our way to clean teeth and fresh breath. Kila Peeples found a way to use toothpaste in ways we never would have thought to use it. If your bathroom counter is covered in make-up residue, take a small amount of paste and rub it on the counter until the make-up is gone. Take an old toothbrush, a dollop of toothpaste, and scrub. Watch the video about to find out other uses for plain toothpaste.
Eminem donating rare pair of shoes in name of coronavirus relief
DETROIT – Eminem announced he is giving away a pair of his Jordan 4 Retro “Carhartt X Eminem” shoes on StockX to raise proceeds for the COVID-19 solidarity response fund. Cleanin’ out my closet... donating extra pair of my @Jumpman23 @Carhartt 4’s along with a vintage T to @stockx. Proceeds go to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. https://t.co/ejD56Gr6Gd pic.twitter.com/xeLoNhlINu — Marshall Mathers (@Eminem) April 29, 2020The shoes were released in extremely limited supply in 2015. Rather than auctioning off the shoes, Eminem and StockX are putting them up for raffle instead.