After China appeared to shut the door on any compromise, a large crowd of protesters massed around Hong Kong’s main government offices, and the police warned of “serious consequences” if they tried to enter and occupy the complex.
The would-be beer geeks poured amber liquid into delicate glasses designed for this very purpose, following their teacher's instructions to take short sniffs and describe the aromas. Fruit, one said. Damp socks, said another.
A west Denver neighborhood in the shadow of downtown has pulled itself up after some turbulent times. Trumpeting the turnaround, the American Planning Association on Wednesday recognized the La Alma/Lincoln Park area as "One of 10 Great Neighborhoods" in the country.