In case you missed anything, here is a recap of our 5 top stories from this week:
1.) Are Smaller IMAX Screens Worth the Price?
This week comedian Aziz Ansari started an uproar in the blogging and Twitter communities by unleashing a rampage against IMAX's misleading new theaters. MainStreet was the first site to get Richard Gelfond, IMAX’s CEO, on record addressing those concerns.
2.) The Summer’s Best Travel Values
As Mexico recovers from swine flu concerns, why not take advantage of the cheap travel rates? Despite the recession, you can still enjoy a luxurious summer getaway for a fraction of the cost by utilizing the plethora of online deals out there.
3.) How 3 Tech Companies Are Going Green
At the EcoFocus expo in NYC, MainStreet got a firsthand look at how major tech companies like Cisco, Toshiba and Sony are revamping their newest gadgets to be more environmentally friendly.
4.) Happiness Index Update: Mass. and Jersey Start Smilin’
It’s been one month since the premiere of our Happiness Index, which ranks the states that are the most financially ‘happy’. There have been a few shakeups in the rankings since last month, so check out the full chart and the accompanying slideshow.
5.) Recession Opportunities: Green Investing
Not everyone is at the bottom of the barrel in the current economic climate. If you’re keeping your head above water, you’ll be interested in keeping an eye on some hot new ground level opportunities. We lead off this new MainStreet series with a look at green mutual funds and other environmental investments.