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Archive - Nov 9, 2012


Union Market Expands Hours

Now Open Five Days a Week

Union Market, located at 1309 Fifth St. NE, is expanding its hours of operation. The market will now be open  Wed. to Fri. from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. On Sat. and Sun., it will open at 8 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. The new hours begin on Nov. 10.

This weekend the Union Market will celebrate its new hours with several events:

  • Amanda McClements will host a holiday pop-up gift shop on Nov. 9 to 11. Come see this preview of her lifestyle boutique, Salt & Sundry, opening soon.

The U.S. Ranks 19th in State Success

Ranking America

According to the Fund for Peace, the United States has a “failed state index” score of 34.8, which makes the United States the nineteenth most successful state in the world, out of one hundred seventy seven countries ranked in that category. Finland ranks first, with a score of 20.0. The least successful state in the world is Somalia, with a score of 114.9 out of 120 possible points.