5 Things to Watch on the Economic Calendar - Wall Street Journal (blog)

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The big document will probably be store sales, offering the checkup associated with consumers, whom have been skittish of late.

A batch associated with economic information within the coming week will shed mild on the economy's power because it entered the particular third quarter. Measures involving labor-market slack and inflation, together with speeches byFederal Reservepolicy makers, gives clues on http://lowclasslife.com how near your central bank is often to raising short-term interest rates.

Comedy Listings for Aug. 7-13 - New York Times

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Seaton Smith will host this week's edition of Night Train at Littlefield. See listing below.


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'Adsit & Sagher' (Wednesday) The veteran improvisers Scott Adsit (best known as Pete Hornberger on "30 Rock") and Tami Sagher (whose writing credits include "30 Rock" and "Inside Amy Schumer") are alumni of Chicago's Second City and performed together for years in Los Angeles. Here, they resurrect their long-running two-person show for New York audiences. At 8 p.m., the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, 307 West 26th Street, Chelsea, 212-366-9176, newyork.ucbtheatre.com. (Elise Czajkowski)

? 'Bring It!' (Wednesday) This stand-up show is presented by the Woodstock Comedy Festival and benefits the Family of Woodstock women's http://scottygotanofficejob.com shelter. Guests are asked to bring donations of toiletries (a list of requested items is on the venue's website). Performers include Chris Gethard, Aparna Nancherla, Dan Soder, Lil Freckles and Naomi Ekperigin. At 8 p.m., Littlefield, 622 Degraw Street, Gowanus, Brooklyn, littlefieldnyc.com. (Czajkowski)

Deon Cole (through Sunday) A former writer and occasional correspondent for "Conan," Mr. Cole has more recently been seen on ABC's sitcom "black-ish." Now he brings his charismatic stand-up to a weekend at Carolines. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and 10:30 p.m., Sunday at 7:30 p.m., 1626 Broadway, at 49th Street, Manhattan, 212-757-4100, carolines.com. (Czajkowski)

? 'John Early: Literally Me' (Friday and Saturday) An endearingly honest and absurdly funny performer, Mr. Early presents his hourlong show of stand-up, short films and music. Guests include Yazan and the Gates Family Band, Hamm Samwich, Jacqueline Novak and Hadiyah Robinson. At 9:30 p.m., Joe's Pub, at the Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, at Astor Place, East Village, 212-967-7555, joespub.com. (Czajkowski)

'Kornfeld & Andrews' (Sundays) Louis Kornfeld and Rick Andrews, veteran performers and instructors at the Magnet Theater, perform their weekly Sunday night long-form improv show. (Through Aug. 30.) At 9 p.m., Magnet Theater, 254 West 29th Street, Chelsea, magnettheater.com, 212-244-8824. (Czajkowski)

'Low Standards Show' (Thursday) John Murray and Matt Fisher host this stand-up show for movie lovers in which comics perform a set, then discuss their favorite "underappreciated" films. This week's comedians include Harrison Greenbaum, Sean Donnelly and Nick Turner. At 9 p.m., Videology, 308 Bedford Avenue, at South First Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 718-782-3468, videology.info; free. (Czajkowski)

'Night Train' (Monday) The very funny Seaton Smith will host this edition of the weekly staple at Littlefield. Scheduled performers include Liza Treyger, Mike Drucker, Erin Jackson, Hampton Yount and Omar Shaukat, with special guest DJ Donwill. At 8 p.m., 622 Degraw Street, Gowanus, Brooklyn, littlefieldnyc.com. (Czajkowski)

'Set List' (Tuesday) This internationally beloved show features comedians improvising jokes based on outrageous suggestions that they see for the first time on stage. Performers include Ben Bailey, Myq Kaplan, Nick Vatterott and Nick Turner. At 8 p.m., Union Hall, 702 Union Street, at Fifth Avenue, Park Slope, Brooklyn, 718-638-4400, unionhallny.com. (Czajkowski)

? 'Trike' (Saturdays) Nick Kanellis and Peter McNerney perform their weekly two-man show, reliably one of the best improv performances in the city. (Through Aug. 29.) At 10:30 p.m., Magnet Theater, 254 West 29th Street, Chelsea, 212-244-8824, magnettheater.com. (Czajkowski)
The plant poking through the roofing system of the greenhouse

Phil Dabbs with the American Agave

Mrs Dadds has been gathering the seeds and also currently has the very first plants of brand-new plants. In its indigenous nation in the wild it would certainly just fall over, but this one is certainly stuck in the greenhouse. So it will certainly be sad when we need to take it out.".

"It has little sheathings coming out of all-time low which have seeds in them. Consequently, the species is typically referred to as the Century Plant.

"And also we are told when you have 2 in a glasshouse with each other, the chances are one will comply with the various other, so we are hesitating to see exactly what the other one does currently.".

"However we would actually like a person to come ahead as well as take the stalk as I have heard it is especially helpful for creating, and also can also be made into didgeridoos.

Mr Dadds fills in front of the huge stalk.

Prior to its last development surge, it stood at around 6ft in elevation, with big fallen leaves spreading out over a 6ft diameter.

It has advanced to survive in rough, low-water atmospheres, so the plants generate hundreds, otherwise thousands, of seeds, providing them the best chance that a couple of may in fact make it through. When the agave's dead we will certainly replace it with the new plants, so there will certainly consistently be agaves here," she said. They are anticipated to blossom time around the middle of the century. Then it started to produce a 'spike.'.

The greenhouse, which was lately recovered with the assistance of Thanet Area Council and also English Heritage, has stood at the site because 1832, brings in around 4,000 site visitors annually has seen a rise of interest in current months, as information of the agave's development spread.

"The buds are beginning to flower now so it will not have a lot longer to live as well as then by the autumn or very early springtime it will be dead and also we will have to work out a way to obtain it out. It expanded seven feet in a week, and also that's when we recognized we would certainly need to take a panel out of the greenhouse roof due to the fact that it was visiting push via. It was visibly larger in the evening than it had been in the early morning. And also it's merely maintained expanding.

It was initially component of a 22 acre estate had by Sir Moses Montefiore, a British sponsor and former Constable of Greater london, but is currently part of the King George VI Remembrance Park.

"We started seeing that the agave was growing at the beginning of Could and afterwards it merely started shooting up," stated Mrs Dadds, who has actually taken care of the greenhouse and its unusual materials for 14 years, along with running a tea garden at the site.

"At its top it was growing regarding a foot a day.

The huge American agave is belonging to the deserts of the Southwestern United States and also Mexico as well as samplings can expand for in between 80 as well as 100 years prior to flowering and passing away soon afterwards. In 2002 the close-by stableblock was acquired by Mr Dadds' architectural firm which likewise accountable for the maintenance of the greenhouse.

"It has actually ended up being something of a neighborhood star with http://plantthink.com individuals coming everyday to see just how much it has actually increased.