Did You See That Press Release? Rattiest Cities, Best Wine Lists and Tallest Residence

With thousands of news releases published each week on PR Newswire for Journalists, no one can possibly keep up with every one of them. Here are some of our favorite releases from the past week that you might have missed.

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Source: AP Photo/David Tulis

Source: AP Photo/David Tulis

Credit Suisse: Global Household Wealth Increases by 8.3 Percent to $263 Trillion, Driven by Wealth Growth in United States and Europe

The Credit Suisse Research Institute on Oct. 14 released its fifth annual Global Wealth Report, which finds that from mid-2013 to mid-2014 aggregate global household wealth increased by 8.3 percent in current dollar terms to US $263 trillion, despite an ongoing challenging economic environment. See the full release to learn more.

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OpenTable Restaurant Reviews Reveal the Top 100 Wine Lists in America

As we look forward to toasting the holidays in the coming months, OpenTable is pleased to honor the 2014 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Wine Lists in America.

These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than five million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 20,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. See the full release to learn what restaurants made the list.

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Source: PRNewsFoto/Orkin

Source: PRNewsFoto/Orkin

Chicago Holds Top Spot on Rattiest Cities List

Fall is a prime time for commensal rodents to actively seek food, water, and shelter before winter weather arrives.

It only takes a hole the size of a quarter for a rat to squeeze inside your house, and a hole the size of a dime for mice. Each fall, rats and mice invade an estimated 21 million American homes with homeowners and businesses spotting rodents as early as October.

Which cities are hit the hardest? This week, pest control leader Orkin released its list of the top 20 rattiest cities. The markets are ranked by the number of rodent treatments the company performed in 2013. See the full release to learn if your city made the cut.

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Qualcomm to Acquire CSR

Qualcomm Inc., a world leader in 3G, 4G, and next-generation wireless technologies, has reached an agreement with CSR plc regarding the terms of a recommended cash acquisition. Through this agreement, the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of CSR will be acquired by Qualcomm Global Trading Pte. Ltd, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc. See the full release to learn more about the terms of the deal.

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Source: PRNewsFoto/CIM Group

Source: PRNewsFoto/CIM Group

432 Park Avenue Becomes Tallest Residential Building in Western Hemisphere

CIM Group and Macklowe Properties announced on Oct. 14 the topping out of the iconic 432 Park Avenue at 1,396 feet. The tower has risen and taken its place among and above the icons of the Manhattan skyline, surpassing the Empire State Building (1,250′) and Chrysler Building (1,046′) in height and becoming the highest rooftop in New York City.

432 Park Avenue offers residences with unrivaled views of New York, from Central Park to the Atlantic Ocean and Lower Manhattan to Connecticut. 432 Park Avenue will welcome its first residents next year. See the full release to learn more about the building.

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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.

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