Smokehouse on 101 is located at 15657 U.S. Highway 101 in Harbor.
From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday evening, the Smokehouse on 101 restaurant will be hosting an all-ages “Locals Grand Opening” weekend.
Festivities include a Halloween party costume contest, karaoke with live DJ, and customer appreciation days where all meals receive 10-percent discounts through Sunday evening. Several door prizes will also be awarded during the event.
Senate races next week could hold the key to whether the stock market glides through the year-end in a typical post-midterm election rally or gets hit with a fresh bout of volatility. "If we have a really uncertain situation, where the Senate is divided and candidates are threatening recounts, that's really not good," said Robbert van Batenburg, director of market strategy at Newedge USA LLC in New York. Such an outcome, while considered unlikely, nevertheless rekindles uncomfortable memories for some of the 2000 presidential election, when George W. Bush's victory over Al Gore was not confirmed for more than a month after Election Day.
Growth in China's factories fell to a five-month low in October, missing expectations for an expansion as manufacturers battled cooling order growth and rising costs in the slowing economy. The official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) eased to 50.8 in October from September's 51.1, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Saturday, but above the 50-point level that separates growth from contraction on a monthly basis. "The fall in the index also reflects the downward pressure on the economy," said Chen Zhongtao, an official at the China Logistics Information Centre, which helps publishes the PMI. The PMI data followed warnings by China's industrial ministry on Friday that factories were under pressure from high borrowing costs, which were further exacerbating the sector's slowdown.
"The fundamentals ... remain very solid," said Gus Faucher, a senior economist at PNC Financial Services in Pittsburgh. The Commerce Department said on Friday that consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S.