On PR Newswire: Best Gig Cities Named, Longest Nails Cut, Vineyard Vines Celebrates 20th Anniversary

With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy releases you might have missed.


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Wonder Where to Make the Most Cash in the Gig Economy?

As FitSmallBusiness.com, the digital business publication, established in a recent study, it’s all about the gig economy now.  Freelancers contribute nearly $1.4 trillion every year to the national economy, and it’s projected that nearly 43 percent of the U.S. workforce will be represented by gig economy jobs in the year 2020 — proving that “gig” is not only here to stay, it will continue to grow.


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Asbury Ocean Club Surfside Resort and Residences: Luxury Beachfront Living With Unparalleled Resort Amenities & World-Class Design Just 70 Minutes From Manhattan

A legendary live music scene. A booming restaurant culture. A shoreline to rival any around, all just a stone’s throw from New York City. The nation’s hottest hotel that offers international crowds a place to stay. And now: a place to live that’s bringing the wonder back to beachfront living. Asbury Ocean Club, Surfside Resort and Residences is the tri-state’s most anticipated and most complete luxury residential oceanfront development in decades. Located in Asbury Park, N.J., just 70 minutes from New York City, Asbury Ocean Club will welcome residents into sun-drenched apartments with ocean views, wraparound terraces, and an ultra-luxe design that is unlike anything along the Jersey coast.


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Man With the World’s Longest Nails Cuts Fingernails

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square unveiled the fingernail exhibit of Mr. Shridhar Chillal of Pune, India, who had not cut his nails since 1952. Embarking on his journey as a young teenager, he has grown his nails for 66 years. At age 82, he will be memorialized as having the longest fingernails in the world. Ripley’s flew Chillal from India to the U.S. to cut his nails and forever memorialize them in Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square.



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Vineyard Vines Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Limited-Edition Patchwork Collection and Exclusive In-Store Activations

vineyard vines celebrates its 20th anniversary this month with a limited-edition collection, special events, and more to commemorate the milestone. Founded in 1998, vineyard vines was born when brothers and co-founders Shep and Ian Murray cut their ties with their corporate jobs to start making ties and pursue their own version of the American dream. Over the last two decades, the brand has expanded across the country and offers a variety of clothing and accessories for men, women and children, all inspired by the founding belief that “Every Day Should Feel This Good.”



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Peanuts Worldwide and NASA Enter Epic Space Act Agreement

NASA and Peanuts Worldwide announced on July 10 the signing of a multi-year Space Act Agreement designed to inspire a passion for space exploration and STEM among the next generation of students. The agreement builds on a historic partnership that began during the Apollo missions of the 1960s, when Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz gave NASA permission to use Snoopy on the Agency’s spaceflight safety materials. In 1968, NASA expanded the collaboration when it introduced the Silver Snoopy award, a special honor given to NASA employees and contractors for outstanding achievements related to safety or mission success in human spaceflight.

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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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