The Daily Republic
Flag fever: Joe Morin celebrates America every day
When Joe Morin looks you in the eye and says, "I guess you could say I'm a flag nut," there's no reason to doubt.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Daily Republic
'Tribute to Italian Singers' featured at grand opening of new arts district
The focus will be on Italian singers as Vallejo celebrates the grand opening of its new arts and entertainment district on June 1. A "Tribute to Italian Singers" will get under way at 8 p.m. in the Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St.
The Daily Republic
Pink fire truck 'Christine' ready to hit the road in Solano County
About 100 people were gathered as "Christine," a pink fire truck belonging to the Solano Chapter of the Guardians of the Ribbon/Pink Heals was christened.
Popular Over smartphone app born in Kentucky
A self-described 'uneducated kid living in Kentucky,' Aaron Marshall had pitched his smartphone app called Over to anyone who would listen.
Wed May 22, 2013
Colorado Springs Independent
MateVeza's Morpho, The Local's burger and Olde World Bagel's lox
"Mate provides counterbalance to malt sweetness like hops do, but it's a softer bitterness and rounder than hops," says MateVeza president Jim Woods, adding that lab tests confirm that caffeine and the medicinal alkaloid theobromine do make it through fermentation.
Pack the Perfect Picnic
What's harder to pack than a weekender? A picnic basket. We've gathered our summer essentials that don't require Mario Batali-style skills to master.
Fiji Beekeepers Have Major Potential
With the members of the Fiji Beekeepers Association producing the majority of the country's honey, the Association's President, John Lewis, believes there is great potential for the industry to grow.
Sun May 19, 2013
Obie Awards Ceremony Set for Tonight at Webster Hall
The Village Voice, the nation's first and largest alternative weekly newspaper, welcomes esteemed critic and longtime judge of the awards Michael Feingold as Obie chairman for the 58th Annual Village Voice OBIE Awards, replacing former Chairman Brian Parks who has moved on from The Village Voice.
Sat May 18, 2013
Foodie Agenda: Sake Tasting, Pizza Making and More
The Foodie Agenda: Our list of this week's culinary to-dos. Take our advice and check out one of these mouthwatering events, your taste buds can thank us later.
The Big Apple
Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.
Fri May 17, 2013
JWC Celebrates 40 Years 'Grinding To The Top'
What has four decades of cutting edge technology? Globally known for powerful grinders? And leaves others green with envy? It's the Muffin Monster of course! The wastewater industry's most popular sewage grinder built by JWC Environmental.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Raw Story
Angeline Jolie emerges as cancer crusader after double mastectomy
As an international sex symbol, a mother of six, a UN ambassador and a tattooed tabloid target, Angelina Jolie has never been one to shun the spotlight.
Breweries Raising Their Glasses to Clean Water
Inside Arcadia Ales' brewery, the air is pungent with fermenting beer, and Tim Suprise is talking water .
Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy
This March 8, 2012 file photo shows actress Angelina Jolie at the Women in the World Summit in New York.
Mon May 13, 2013
Portsmouth Education Foundation Turns Wine and Cheese Into Dollars for Schools
The Portsmouth Public Education Foundation cooked up big money for local public schools at its seventh annual Hidden Kitchens Tour on Friday.
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Accepting 'Arab Initiative' is Suicide, Says Diplomat
The so-called "Arab initiative" or "Arab League peace plan" that has been gaining currency in recent months is "a recipe for Israel's suicide," according to Israel's former representative in Washington, DC, Yoram Ettinger.
Sun May 12, 2013
Lafayette's Jax Farmers Market draws crowd on its debut
Business was brisk at today's debut of the Jax Farmers Market in Lafayette, with residents stopping by to check out an array of 20 vendors and the progress on revitalizing the Lafayette Marketplace shopping center.
Sat May 11, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Labors of love on a bun
So as not to bury the lead: J.M. Smith, take a bow -- you're the American-Statesman's Best Backyard Burger Chef.
Fri May 10, 2013
Marketa s 10th season begins Thursday
Spring bedding plants, hanging flower baskets and possibly some early, straight-from-the-garden asparagus will be for sale next week as the Main Street Farmers Market opens its 10th season.
When was the last time you thought, " Chianti would be perfect with tonight's dinner."? The Consorzio Vino Chianti thinks it's been too long, and recently toured New York and LA to say, "Attenzione, America!" At the local trade event, Consorzio Vice President, Ritano Baragli, said he is particularly eager to reach the up-and-coming generation of ... (more)