April 14 was a warm spring day in Friesland - yet the temperature in Dokkum suddenly dropped to 'minus 20C'. A thick layer of 'ice and snow' covered the city centre. People were ice-skating on the canal at breakneck speeds, packed in thick winter clothes.
Dutch project developer Matthijs Duiven has just opened a piano bar in Coconut Grove, Miami. That's two pianos, drums, and music-loving public. It's a 'bar' but you can take your whole family there for Sunday brunches to listen to the 'duelling pianos'.
A never ending story as people continue to lose their homes across the United States due to the plummeting economy. Compared to April of 2007, foreclosure rates for April of this year have increased by 65 percent.