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Wendy J Gordon

Public Relations & Marketing www.flashprdc.com

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Wendy Gordon is the president and CEO of Flash Public Relations, one of DC’s most active boutique public relations and marketing agencies specializing in the niche hospitality industry, the arts, lifestyle and events. She has worked in the public relations industry for over 20 years. Her experience in the field through working at agencies, on-site in restaurants, with retail markets and in the corporate environment has afforded her not only a thorough opportunity to participate in all aspects of her chosen field, but also to establish close and enduring working relationships with local, national and international media. Throughout her career, she has not only developed and implemented successful strategic public relations and marketing plans, but also acted as consultant in concepts, collateral design and promotional events.

Most recently with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and Marriott International as corporate director of food and beverage public relations, she has produced coverage for their restaurants and her current clients that have included not only numerous feature stories in major local market media throughout the United States and abroad. She has also opened several restaurants and hotel properties in the United States and abroad.

Prior to establishing her company, Flash Public Relations, and her tenure with The Ritz-Carlton, she worked as a hotel and restaurant specialist at agencies in her hometown of Philadelphia and New York. She has also worked on ‘the other side of the industry,’ as a freelance news, feature and food writer for a variety of print and online publications.

Portfolio
Business in Vancouver
Tech steps up amid mounting COVID-19 cost pressures

As COVID-19 sends consumers away from restaurants and stores and into their homes, businesses will be under increased pressure to cut costs amid the shakier economic landscape. Pierre Cleroux, chief economist at the Business Development Bank of Canada, said B.C.'s small businesses will soon feel squeezed by a lack of cash flow.

Environment + Energy Leader
03/25/2020
Routific Cut Carbon Emissions of 500 Delivery Businesses

More than 500 delivery businesses worldwide have collectively cut more than 11,000 metric tons of carbon emissions thanks to their adoption of route optimization technology. This is according to emissions data released by Vancouver-based tech company Routific today and audited by Offsetters Clean Technology.

FreightWaves
08/31/2020
In honeybee waggle dance, clues to last-mile route optimization - FreightWaves

Vancouver B.C. company draws on "bee algorithm" to make route optimization accessible for last-mile delivery fleets. Marc Kuo was working for an investment bank in Hong Kong using algorithms to trade on the stock market when he decided he wanted to dedicate his energy and talent to a more socially responsible profession.

Apple Podcasts
09/07/2020
‎HISTORY This Week on Apple Podcasts

‎This week, something momentous happened. Whether or not it made the textbooks, it most certainly made history. Join HISTORY This Week as we turn back the clock to meet the people, visit the places and witness the moments that led us to where we are today.

Yahoo
09/08/2020
The Socially and Environmentally Conscious Facemask--the New Fashion Essential

The fashion industry has been responsible for more carbon emissions than international shipping and flights combined and labor practices can be questionable. Meet Stephanie Wagner, an entrepreneur who is changing all that-beginning with what has become a 'new fashion essential,' the facemask. Her company, ForTheFeel, is making great strides in personal and shared safety.

Yahoo
09/08/2020
The Socially and Environmentally Conscious Facemask--the New Fashion Essential

The fashion industry has been responsible for more carbon emissions than international shipping and flights combined and labor practices can be questionable. Meet Stephanie Wagner, an entrepreneur who is changing all that-beginning with what has become a 'new fashion essential,' the facemask. Her company, ForTheFeel, is making great strides in personal and shared safety.

Yahoo
08/24/2020
Harnessing the Power of Bees to Optimize Deliveries to Businesses & Consumers

Especially now when so many people are relying on deliveries and e-commerce, etc. In order to get items to customers more efficiently, and with more and more of the population relying on delivery services due to the pandemic's 'new normal,' it's necessary for fleets to be optimized in every sense of the word, especially in efficiency and their carbon footprint.

Your Valley
07/27/2020
Deserving Scottsdale family receives surprise vehicle

Posted A surprise took place in Scottsdale, gifting a deserving family with a new vehicle. The event, which took place at a Scottsdale Midas location on Friday, July 24, surprised Ronnie Ybarrg and Healher Miller with a 2006 Land Rover LR3. Mr. Ybarrg and Ms. Miller are a hard-working couple with three children and minimum wage jobs.

Scottsdale Progress
08/05/2020
Nonprofits, Midas team up to help family

A struggling Scottsdale family received an unexpected surprise this summer: a fully renovated 2006 Land Rover LR3. The vehicle was donated by 1-800 Charity Cars, which partnered with Midas and local nonprofit Family Promise. It was repaired and restored by Midas of Scottsdale.

https://www.cleveland19.com
Coexisting, coping, and cooperating through coronavirus crisis

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The coronavirus measures, including social distancing and stay-at-home orders, create a roller coaster of emotions for people, according to Bill Eddy, co-founder of the High Conflict Institute in San Diego, California. Eddy explains that while we're distracted from our troubles for a while, a wave later hits us that we're in crisis, creating stress in the home.

Bowling Green Daily News
07/01/2020
Charitable gesture by Midas should inspire us all

It can seem these days that compassion and empathy in our country have gone the way of the horse and buggy. Racial tensions and arguments over how best to address the coronavirus pandemic could lead people to believe that our republic has devolved into black-vs.-white and mask-vs.-no-mask groups that are so entrenched in their positions that any dissenting opinions are rejected out of hand.

Fast Company
10/10/2019
How chefs are saving us from the next potato famine

It may seem like our diets are quite varied-in a single day we can eat mangos, Fruit Loops, chicken legs, Oreos. But when you break it down, about 75% of our food comes from just 12 plants and five animals, according to a report from the World Wide Fund for Nature and Knorr foods , released earlier this year.

Reader's Digest
How to Be More Eco-Friendly This Holiday Season

While the holidays can be wonderful in many ways, they aren't particularly kind to the environment. But by following these eco-friendly tips, you can change that. Think of it as your present to the earth!

Yahoo
10/21/2019
The 5 best barber shops in Cincinnati

Wondering where to find the best barber shops near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top barber shops in Cincinnati, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for barber shops.

YourTango
11/29/2018
10 Best Vegan Makeup Brands

Rather than using your usual brand of makeup that can clog your pores and may be tested on animals, there are plenty of vegan makeup brands that are cruelty-free. The makeup is good quality, and you won't feel bad about the ethics.

AgFunderNews
10/16/2019
World Food Day 2019: Cooking up new crops for the future - AgFunderNews

This year, #WorldFoodDay calls for healthy and sustainable diets affordable and accessible to everyone, as part of the UN's Target 2.5 of the Sustainable Development Goals. So we've lined up an exciting list of interviews for our World Food Day coverage - from chefs to startup CEOs - to find out how they're honing in on this issue.

Forbes
How Chefs Are Supporting Biodiversity in the Face of Climate Change

It would be easy to walk past Teranga in New York City's East Harlem and overlook it as any other fast-casual spot. The format is similar to other popular Chipotle-esque eateries where you customize your dish, but the ingredients-such as fonio an ancient West African grain similar to both couscous and quinoa, with a mild, nutty flavor-stand out.

WBFF
Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast cancer Awareness Month. If you're looking to help out causes promoting awareness efforts, you don't necessarily need to make a donation. Lifestyle Expert Stacey Rusch tells us some of the businesses that are donating your money to Breast Cancer Awareness causes. All you need to do, is a little shopping.

Rachael Ray Every Day
03/04/2019
Female-Owned Restaurants & Businesses in Washington, D.C.

1. Toli Moli, Union Market, 1309 5th St NE, Washington, DC 20002, Jocelyn Law-Yone and Simone Jacobson, owners 2. Uproar, 639 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, Tammy Truong, owner 3. Ice Cream Jubilee, Navy Yard, 301 Water St SE #105, Washington, DC 20003, Victoria Lai, founder) 4.

USA TODAY
Woman recalls 'pandemonium' of first Beatles concert

If you look closely, there are still signs of the old Washington Coliseum. As you walk in, you see the abandoned ticket window off to the side. Go a little farther, and you notice aging balcony seats that overlook a parking garage.

Food & Wine
05/01/2002
Ritzy Business

The Ritz-Carlton is synonymous with crystal chandeliers, hushed service and baked Alaskas. Or is it? A writer checks out the modern new Ritz....

LoopNet
Female-Powered Creative Mecca Comes to Philadelphia

Female-owned branding and design firm recently launched a creative destination in Philadelphia's former industrial district. Not only does the space serve as the new headquarters for Cohere, which specializes in revitalizing abandoned spaces among other marketing and branding design strategies, it is also a creative venue that's bringing a community of innovators together.

Mycorporation
12/12/2018
Holiday Gifts Entrepreneurs Are Giving Themselves - Mycorporation

'Tis the season for giving - and receiving! Entrepreneurs are making their list and checking it twice when it comes to gifting employees, partners, and clients this holiday season. They're also adding one more person to the list: their own self! What holiday gifts are entrepreneurs planning to give themselves?

NBC4 Washington
How to Choose Wine Pairings Like a Pro

Wondering how to impress your date with an expert wine pairing? News4's Tommy McFly spoke with Brett Freeman of GrapeIntentions.com about the ideal pairings for several different varieties of wine.

CNNMoney
Don't miss these shutdown freebies

From tacos and gym memberships to career counseling and cooking classes, businesses in Washington, D.C. -- and across the country -- are offering a slew of freebies and discounts to federal workers impacted by the government shutdown. Food: If you're trying to save money while your paycheck is on hold, start your food journey at Z-Burger, a D.C.

Bloomberg News
3/24/2012
Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossom Round Up features Bangkok Joe's

Nytimes
10/01/2014
Afternoon Tea at the Plaza Is a Step Back in Time

They may have cut the prices, but tea at the Palm Court is still a refined and elegant affair, where patrons tend to speak softly and sit up straight as they take a step back in time.

BuzzFeed Community
Top Sweets For Your Sweet This Valentines Day

When looking for the perfect gift this Valentine's Day for that special someone in your life, get them just that....something special. This year, step outside the box and surprise them with something away from the traditional such as.....

Newsy
04/03/2018
Dream Jobs: Candy Schibli, Founder Of Southeastern Roastery

Candy Schibli always had coffee at the back of her mind. So opening up Southeastern Roastery in Washington, D.C. was a no-brainer, combining three things she loved: food, the environment and people. Schibli shows Newsy's Chance Seales around her dream job. Continue Reading

BuzzFeed
37 Personalized Gifts To Prove How Well You Know Them

We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI - prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

Hoodline
The 5 best barber shops in Cincinnati

Wondering where to find the best barber shops near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top barber shops in Cincinnati, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for barber shops.

Music Connection Magazine
10/23/2017
Soraia - Dead Reckoning

For their inaugural release on Steven Van Zandt's label, the Philadelphian foursome lauded in South America for their punky Kinks cover laid down this devil's dozen of greasy, emotive tracks at Little Steven's studio. The nautically-titled album, which incorporates a song written by Zandt ("Why") as well as a Prince cover ("Wow"), sees singer ZouZou Mansour hurling lyrics like Scuds with unerring precision.

UpJourney
08/12/2019
How to Become a Motivational Speaker (According to 20 M. Speakers)

Motivational speakers use their knowledge and life experiences to communicate with other people and motivate them to take action or improve their lives. But how does one become a motivational speaker? We asked experts to share their insights.

Alexandria Living Magazine
02/19/2019
Whiskey Cocktail Pairing Dinner

While many are familiar with food and wine pairings, Whiskey is also an option that can make a meal. On Wednesday, February 27 beginning at 6:30 pm, it's 'Whiskey Wednesday' at Union Street Public House located at 121 S. Union Street in Old Town...

Eater DC
08/15/2018
'Top Chef' Alum Katsuji Tanabe's Clarendon Restaurant Sets an Opening Date

Top Chef season 12 alum Katsuji Tanabe is readying his Clarendon restaurant for an early September opening. The chef, who is known for his Kosher Mexican restaurants and his cooking style based on his Japanese and Mexican heritage, is slated to open Le Kon on Saturday, September 1.

Medium
03/27/2017
How South Africa Inspired A New Venture - COMMON - Medium

Meet Walker Brown, Co-Founder of Cape Venture Wine Co. I grew up in a tiny little town in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Virginia - a beautiful part of the country. My folks are novelists and college professors, so our dinner table conversations often revolved around what a shame it was that Melville wasn't discovered in his lifetime, or about my namesake, Walker Percy.

bareMinerals
What Is Clean Wine? | bareMinerals

We all want to be drinking the best wine around, of course, but have you stopped to consider what is in your wine or how it's being made? If you're interested in knowing what goes into your products, wine shouldn't be an exception - but how do you figure out what's inside?

PeopleMaven
The Best Wedding and Event Planners Across the US | PeopleMaven

Explore this list, The Best Wedding and Event Planners Across the US, on PeopleMaven. PeopleMaven is a people search engine. The world's largest people database, organized into one-of-a-kind skills, experiences & affiliations. Find more amazing people on PeopleMaven.

Dcoutlook
Top Chef Alum Katsuji Tanabe's Le Kon to Open September 1

From our friends at Le Kon ... September Opening Slated for Le Kon Restaurant Top Chef alum Katsuji Tanabe opens a fun, urban chic restaurant that features Mexican cuisine with Asian influences in Clarendon Chef Katsuji Tanabe, a Top Chef Season 12 alum, is pleased to announce the September 1st opening of Le Kon, which will be located at 3227 Washington Blvd., Arlington VA, 22201, the former Park Lane Tavern space.

Dconheels
Él Bebe Opens Tuesday Near Nats Park

Él Bebe , a taqueria and tequila bar from Metropolitan Hospitality Group, which owns the local Circa bistro chain, opens at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 99 M St. SE in the Navy Yard neighborhood next to the recently opened Circa at Navy Yard.

Wbfo
Economic argument works to influence immigration policy

The debate over immigration reveals a wide divide in the national conversation. While some argue foreign-born workers are taking American jobs, others cite economic numbers disputing that rhetoric. An advocate with the organization New American Economy points out how the immigrant work force has been a benefit to the Buffalo region.

fountainof30.com
01/29/2019
13 Outside The Box Valentine's Day Gifts - fountainof30.com

When it comes to Valetine's Day, I am more of a scrooge. Wait. That's the wrong holiday. Bah-humbug. Therefore I like more practical outside the box unconventional gifts. I also don't care for red or pink or even hearts for that matter. So what can you get? Read on.

Food & Beverage Magazine
08/28/2018
September Opening Slated for Le Kon Restaurant - Food & Beverage Magazine

Top Chef alum Katsuji Tanabe opens a fun, urban chic restaurant that features Mexican cuisine with Asian influences in Clarendon Chef Katsuji Tanabe, a Top Chef Season 12 alum, is pleased to announce the September 1st opening of Le Kon, which will be located at 3227 Washington Blvd, Arlington VA, 22201, the former Park Lane Taven space.

Eater DC
09/11/2018
12 Essential D.C. Steakhouses to Try

If there's one thing that reigns supreme in Washington, D.C., it's the steakhouse. Love or hate them, it's hard to ignore the fact that meat eaters have plenty of places to turn to for a T-bone or tomahawk steak. The steak-centric restaurants just keep coming.

YourTango
03/14/2019
30 Best Pie Recipes To Celebrate Pi Day

With Pi Day on March 14th, you can celebrate more than just this famous decimal. Instead of talking about math and how pi is infinite, we've rounded up some of the best pie recipes. Now you can enjoy this mathematical holiday with a full tummy.

Kstreetmagazine
09/10/2018
Get Ready for THE GLOW, Reston's Halloween Happening!

Pumpkin Spice is out and there's been a chill in the air, so it can't be too soon to talk about...Halloween! One of the most enchanting Fall experiences in the area is THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experience at Lake Fairfax Park in Reston, VA.

Washingtonian
09/04/2018
What Do Top Chefs in the DC Area Pack Their Kids for Lunch?

Chefs and restaurateurs are just like any parents-they want fill their children's lunchboxes with healthful, delicious food (that their kids will actually eat). That being said, they often get a little more creative with their cooking, sourcing, and presentation. We asked nine restaurant industry families to let us look inside their lunchboxes.

K Street Magazine
08/15/2019
Be Among the First to Taste This Bourbon in Over 100 Years : K Street Magazine

It has been 102 years since Kentucky's Peerless Distilling Co has produced its Single Barrel Bourbon. But the century wait is over! The distillery is back in action, starting with a single barrel that produced 233 750ml bottles, which will be available exclusively at Mastro's... Read More

Isaacjamesbaker
25 South African Wines to Try Now

I am a devoted preacher of the good news that is South African wine. I've been drinking them since I could legally purchase alcohol, mostly because I was able to find fun wines at cheap prices. Sure, most of these wines were branded, widely-available, mass-produced bottles, but year after year I saw more and more South African wines popping up.

JamesSuckling.com
South African wines are turning a corner - JamesSuckling.com

While nobody can deny South Africa's staggering breadth of widely varying topographies, diverse microclimates, geologically ancient terroirs and breath-taking landscapes, the country has always played second fiddle to the likes of Australia and South America, particularly in Asia.

NBC News
02/07/2018
This 2-step plan can help you spend less and save more

Who doesn't have the goal of seeing the number in their bank account tick upwards? But while " save more, spend less " sounds like an easy enough game plan, the majority of us aren't following it. According to a new Bankrate survey, one-third of households had a major unexpected expense last year costing at least $2,500.

Washingtonian
03/08/2017
This Rare Restaurant Kitchen Is Run Almost Exclusively By Women

There was nothing particularly notable about the makeup of Hula Girl's kitchen staff when Mikala Brennan first opened the Shirlington Hawaiian restaurant in November 2015. She had one or two "prep girls," but the majority of cooks were men. Employees came and went, then one day last April, Brennan looked around and realized something unusual: "Oh my God.

DC Refined
03/26/2018
Meet Candy Schibly, the woman serving her coffee with a side of activism

Coffee hasn't been a simple cup of joe for a hot minute -- we see you, direct-trade latte-art pour-over no-almond-milk-because-it's-water-intensive hipster shops -- but Candy Schibly brings actual meaning to her brew. For her, coffee is about community and creating change. Just in time for National Women's History Month, Candy officially opened Southeastern Roastery in D.C.

Nightclub
11/09/2017
Skip the Slices & Serve Pie-Inspired Cocktails this Holiday Season

The fall and winter months, most notably November and December, inspire your guests to think of grand holiday meals. Those memories and fantasies inevitably include cravings for pie. Why not leverage that desire for dessert by placing pie cocktails on your menu?

Boundary Stones: WETA's Washington DC History Blog
04/02/2018
Beatles 50th Anniversary

Boundary Stones: WETA's local history blog

Hotelsmag
HOTELSMag.com

HOTELSMag.com is the online home of HOTELS magazine and gives daily news coverage of the global hotel industry.

Briscoe Bites
06/16/2017
Wine Region: South Africa

According to Kevin Zraley's Windows on the World, South Africa has the world's oldest wine-growing geology, dating back to 1652 when the Dutch settlers planted their first vineyards. But until the mid 1990s, South African wines didn't travel much - certainly not to America.

WTOP
04/06/2012
Green Pig Bistro Opens in Clarendon

Green Pig Bistro (1025 N. Fillmore St) opened on Wednesday, and already the restaurant is seeing a steady flow of customers. Arlington native Scot Harlan owns the restaurant and serves as a chef. His co-chef, Will Sullivan, also hails from Arlington.

MNN - Mother Nature Network
07/07/2017
Lubanzi, a wine label with a social conscience

In 2016, South Africa was the seventh biggest wine producer in the world, focusing on varietals like chenin blanc, sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, shiraz and pinotage. The numbers and vareitals are impressive, but they don't tell the whole story. Cape Venture Wines aims to change that.

WTOP
01/29/2014
Beatlemania returns to D.C. for 50th anniversary show

Beatlemania had swept Britain in the early 1960s, but it wasn't until 1964 that the Fab Four played their first concert on American soil. WASHINGTON - Beatlemania had swept Britain in the early 1960s, but it wasn't until 1964 that the Fab Four played their first concert on American soil.

The Daily Meal
04/20/2014
Bastille

Bastille is a venue at Alexandria, VA

Eater DC
07/12/2017
Where to Eat and Drink on Bastille Day

Those who can't make it to Paris by Friday to catch the annual march down the Champs-Elysées or take in the spectacular fireworks show over the Seine needn't fret. Many D.C. restaurants are bringing Bastille Day (July 14) festivities stateside. Some French-themed spots are celebrating all week, while others are hosting blowout booze-fueled parties on the very day.

NBC4 Washington
Deals Continue for Furloughed Federal Workers

Several businesses across the D.C. area are offering furloughed federal employees free food and services as they face the government shutdown. Many of the offers are limited to government workers, but some seek to provide comfort for all. The Daily Dish in Silver Spring is offering free cups of coffee to all government workers throughout the shutdown; no purchase required.

Youtube
YouTube

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

105.9 FM and AM 630-Where Washington Comes To Talk | WMAL-AF
01/30/2014
The Beatles: 50th Anniversary of The First U.S. Concert

We're approaching the 50th Anniversary of the first Beatles appearances on United States soil... in February, 1964. While we all know about the "Ed Sullivan Show" TV appearance, most Americans may NOT know that the Beatles' first public concert performance was right here in Washington D.C.

Foodarts
First You Raise A Billion | News | Features | Food Arts

He's been called "the man who put the Ritz in Ritz-Carlton." And now, with his former corporate chef Peter Schoch, legendary hotelier Horst Schulze is launching two new hotel brands, one of which will offer "unheard of" levels of luxury.

Cbslocal
06/29/2012
Best Pet-Friendly Restaurants In DC

Exploring Washington, DC with your pooch is a great way to spend the day in Washington, D.C. This area prides itself on treating pets and their owners well. These restaurants offer pet owners the perfect opportunity to see the area without worrying about running home to their pups.

Reader's Digest
How to Save for a Down Payment on a House | Reader's Digest

karamysh/Shutterstock Before you can start stowing away pennies, it's helpful to have a goal to work toward. And while those multi-million dollar homes definitely have curb appeal, David Rosen, a licensed associate real estate broker, recommends taking a practical approach so you don't set yourself up for disappointment.

WJLA
10/01/2013
Government shutdown 2013: Free food, drinks, services

WJLA is the local ABC affiliate for the greater Washington DC area. From our studios in Arlington, VA ABC7 covers national and local news, sports, weather, traffic and culture and carries entertainment and sports programming.

Glamour
06/11/2006
Iced Teas

Ice Teas featured in Glamour

Clarendon
07/02/2013
Green Pig Bistro Chef Wins RAMMY Award

The Clarendon Alliance congratulates Arlington restaurant owner and chef Scot Harlan for his RAMMY award for the "Rising Culinary Star of the Year". The RAMMY awards recognize exemplary restaurants in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. Harlan owns and serves as head chef at the Clarendon restaurant Green Pig Bistro, which was opened in April 2012.

Chispa Magazine
04/11/2018
Alexa Carlin Serves A Dose of Contagious Passion at WEX - Chispa Magazine

At 17, she was a CEO. At 21 she had a 1 percent chance to live. At 26, she is empowering and teaching female entrepreneurs how to succeed. Alexa Carlin, the 26-year-old who is bringing female entrepreneurs together to learn, to share, to network, and to succeed.

DCist
09/12/2018
8 Food Events To Feast On Around D.C. This Week

Craving some fun distractions to take you away from D.C.'s depressing weather? We've got you covered at Todd Thrasher's Tiki-themed pop up at Archipelago. Or trek over to Alexandria's Bastille for chef Will Artley's pop-up tasting menu, relax with bourbon flights at José Andres' America Eats Tavern or sip some vintage wine from Georgia (the country) at Supra.

The LauncHER Society
04/10/2018
Episode #008 | Interview w/ Alexa Carlin

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Links to Know Today's Discussion Today, we are interviewing Alexa Carlin, is a nationally renowned public speaker, Founder & CEO of the Women Empower Expo, & Creator of Be A Public Speaker... Alexa Carlin is a nationally renowned speaker, Founder & CEO of the Women Empower Expo & Creator of BeAPublicSpeaker.com.

Washingtonian
03/08/2018
8 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend

Georgian restaurant Supra mixes up cocktails in honor of International Women's Day on Thursday. Come by to try the Lady Boss cocktail, with bourbon and orange bitters; the Feminine Mystique, a combo of gin and Campari; or try a glass of wine by Georgian winemaker Marina Kudzanai.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show
04/12/2018
Urban Chickens - The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Why you could soon see a chicken in your neighbor's backyard. A look inside the growing movement to bring chickens back to cities, and how our local governments are reacting.

Adweek
01/20/2009
Food Flack's Inauguration Roll Call (Sushi That Is)

PRNewser checked in with a number of sources in DC to get a feel for Beltway PR heading in to Inauguration including Wendy Gordon, head of Flash Communications. Gordon, a veteran restaurant publicist who founded her firm after working for the Ritz-Carlton company, has been pushing Asia Nine's poli-themed Maki for a couple of weeks with good results.

Philadelphia Business Journal
Ritz-Carlton keeps rumor mill humming - Philadelphia Business Journal

Psst. Have you heard the latest about the Ritz-Carlton Hotel? It's becoming an apartment/condo/office complex. It's headed to bankruptcy court. It's going downscale and losing its flag. These and others are just some of the rumors that have provided grist for the mill ever since the $88 million marble and mahogany-laden hotel opened last year across the street from City Hall.

Nytimes
02/05/2015
A Chef to Watch Finds a New York Niche

If New York stands as a pinnacle for this ambitious chef, Mr. Trabocchi also represents a coup for Stephen Hanson, whose B. R. Guest restaurant group owns Fiamma, formerly Fiamma Osteria. It is the only restaurant in the group that has been awarded three stars from The New York Times.

Medium
05/07/2018
Skip the Research - Top Burgers Across the U.S. - Kim Straus - Medium

It's National Burger Month, which means you have an excuse to celebrate all month long. That means 31 days of burgers, or just hitting some of these spots when you find yourself visiting the city. I know it's a grueling process to find the best burgers in some of these cities, so I did the research for you.

94.7 Fresh FM
05/07/2018
Tommy and Kelly at The Dish & Dram's Royal Wedding Watch Party

Join Tommy & Kelly at The Dish & Dram as we celebrate the Royal Wedding - May 19th starting at 7 a.m.Soak in all of the pomp and circumstance as The Dish and Dram literally rolls out the red carpet with a celebration fit for a king (queen, prince or princess, too)

WUSA
05/12/2018
How to celebrate the Royal Wedding right here in DC

We get it -- you're super bummed that you can't fly halfway around the world to see Prince Harry and Meghan Markle marry on May 19, but that doesn't mean you can't celebrate the wedding here in D.C.

Glam
12/19/2018
The 10 Best Wines Under $30 To Drink During The Holidays

If there's ever an excuse to spend a little extra time and money selecting the wines to sip with your meal, it's during the holiday season. But that doesn't mean you should break the bank. Here, the best wines under $30 for the holidays.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show
05/07/2018
Beatles '64: D.C.'s Time In The Rock And Roll Spotlight - The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Millions of Americans know exactly where they were when the Beatles first appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1964. But the concert that followed that legendary television appearance, the band's first ever in North America, is an often overlooked piece of musical - and Washington D.C.'s - history.

CNN
exp beatles anniversary roe cnn

Tommy Roe recalls his opening performance for the Beatles first U.S. concert. He will be re-enacting it for the 50th anniv.

Telegraph.co.uk
02/12/2014
Beatlemania returns to America 50 years later

"There's a great energy in here. I feel I'm 16 instead of 66," Banks told AFP during an intermission, after which Beatlemania Now returned in full Sergeant Pepper regalia to play some later Beatles numbers. A Beatles tribute band plays at Washington Coliseum on the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' first concert in the US (Reuters) "I was from this era.

USA TODAY
Woman recalls 'pandemonium' of first Beatles concert

If you look closely, there are still signs of the old Washington Coliseum. As you walk in, you see the abandoned ticket window off to the side. Go a little farther, and you notice aging balcony seats that overlook a parking garage.

Aljazeera
This photographer's editors thought the Beatles were a 'fad'

On a frigid February night 50 years ago, a cavernous sports arena in Washington, D.C., became sacred ground. Two days before, the Beatles performed on "The Ed Sullivan Show," inaugurating one of the most frenzied, hysterical fan phenomena of all time. Then the foursome hopped a train to Washington for their first live concert in the United States.

http://www2.philly.com
09/17/2018
Which city does best at integrating immigrants? It's in New Jersey.

The ability to attract immigrants was key to population growth among the top-ranked cities. Both Newark and Baltimore, which placed first and second, would have seen their populations shrink since 2010 except for an influx of immigrants, the study said.

Medium
04/23/2018
"You'll Need A CTO. - Thrive Global - Medium

Words of Wisdom With Vanessa Ferragut, Founder of Greenease I had the pleasure to interview Vanessa Ferragut, the Founder of Greenease. Greenease is an app that allows consumers to search for restaurants, cafes and food retailers that source directly from local and/or sustainable farms. They may also search by unique criteria such as free-range or grass-fed meats, organic food, sustainable seafood and more.

NBC4 Washington
Ring in 2019 With These Impressive Bottles of Bubbly

Plan on popping a bottle of champagne to ring in the new year? Brett Freeman of GrapeIntentions.com joins News4's Tommy McFly to share what's happening inside your glass of bubbly and how to choose a bottle that will impress your friends.

Forbes
How Chefs Are Supporting Biodiversity in the Face of Climate Change

It would be easy to walk past Teranga in New York City's East Harlem and overlook it as any other fast-casual spot. The format is similar to other popular Chipotle-esque eateries where you customize your dish, but the ingredients-such as fonio an ancient West African grain similar to both couscous and quinoa, with a mild, nutty flavor-stand out.

NBC News
02/07/2018
This 2-step plan can help you spend less and save more

Who doesn't have the goal of seeing the number in their bank account tick upwards? But while " save more, spend less " sounds like an easy enough game plan, the majority of us aren't following it. According to a new Bankrate survey, one-third of households had a major unexpected expense last year costing at least $2,500.

NBC4 Washington
05/01/2018
Cheers! How to Celebrate the Royal Wedding in DC

The world has fallen in love with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's romance. The couple is set to marry on May 19. From watching the wedding with tea at a party to shopping like a royal, here are some ways...

WJLA
05/15/2018
A bite of royal fare with the Dish and Dram

We're just days away from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's long-anticipated wedding, and this morning we got the party started with Zena Polin of Maryland's Dish and Dram restaurant. She brought along a royal spread of British favorites to celebrate the bi

Bloomberg
05/15/2018
Royal Wedding Watch Parties

Didn't get an invite to the #RoyalWedding ? Don't worry. Here are all the ways you can share in the celebration #tictocnews (Source: Bloomberg)

Nightclub
05/14/2018
Toast the Royal Wedding with These Properly Majestic Cocktails

On May 19, Prince Harry will marry American actress Meghan Markle in a ceremony that will be watched the world over. The American public has always been enthralled by the Royal wedding, and this particular ceremony has grabbed even more attention since it involves an American.

Washingtonian
05/16/2018
Where to Watch the Royal Wedding Around DC

Oh, did your invite to St. George's Chapel get lost in the mail? Too bad. Luckily for all the non-royals out there, there are plenty of places to take in the full luxury of the royal wedding.

On Tap Magazine
10/01/2018
New and Notable: Le Kon, Little Sesame, Pisco y Nazca and more - On Tap Magazine

On Tap keeps locals in the know about the hottest new food and drink spots around town and the top culinary happenings of the month. Read on to get the inside scoop on what's new and notable in the DC area. New Le Kon Open: September 1 Location: Clarendon Lowdown: Top Chef alum Katsuji Tanabe, ...

Dcoutlook
Bastille Hosts French Libation Wine Dinner

From our friends at Bastille Restaurant & Wine Bar ... Early Fall Delights at Bastille On Wednesday, October 24th at 6:30 PM, Chef/owners Christophe & Michelle Poteaux of Bastille offer a five-course $85 prix fixe menu pairing some of the most popular varietals of France.

Dcoutlook
Le Kon Adds Fresh Oysters and Thursday & Saturday Give-Backs

From our friends at Le Kon ... Le Kon has made its mark in Clarendon, serving contemporary Mexican fare with colorful pates and authentic ingredients in a beautifully comfortable setting. Menu highlights include entrees such as Pig Head Carnitas; Chicken al Pastor; Tempura Salmon and a variety of steaks including a 32 oz.

Washington Post
If you're wondering what a model neighborhood restaurant looks like, here it is

October 3 at 9:00 AM  (Good)  10301 Kensington Pkwy., Kensington, Md. 301-962-4046. thedishanddram.com .Open: Lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday. Prices: Dinner appetizers and small plates $6 to $15; dinner entrees and specials $14 to $28. Sound check: 68 decibels / Conversation is easy.

Dcoutlook
Le Kon Celebrates Día de Muertos

From our friends at Le Kon ... The Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and help support their spiritual journey.

On Tap Magazine
06/02/2018
DC Celebrates Pride - On Tap Magazine

When one thinks of Pride in our area, visions of big celebrations with copious amounts of drinking and dancing often come to mind, but there's much more to appreciating and championing this impactful time than big spectacles. In fact, many organizations use Pride for advocacy or to bring attention to important initiatives in a serious ...

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What Women Want Talk Radio Show

Our guest tonight Alexa Rose Carlin, had a ONE PERCENT chance of living at one point, and our other guest knows what Ebola and your car have in common, Dr. Nina Shapiro - how could that NOT be...

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Heritage Radio Network
Tech Bites | Episode 140: Greenease Farm-to-Table App with Bâtard Restaurant

How would you pick a restaurant for dinner if you're interested in eating farm-raised, sustainable food? The app Greenease helps consumers discover restaurants and food retailers that source directly from local and/or sustainable farms. People can also search by unique criteria such as gluten-free, grass-fed meats, or sustainable seafood.

WUSA
06/08/2018
A choice to stop hiding: coming out in different generations

Coming out of the closet or coming out are phrases used for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) people revealing their sexual orientation or gender identity. The experience of coming out can be rewarding and frightening depending on the person and their individual circumstances. Joaquin "Jocko" Fajardo, 40, lives in Washington, D.C.

FederalNewsRadio.com
06/10/2018
The debate on the minimum wage for tipped restaurant workers in D.C.

Hosted by David and Nycci Nellis. Today: * On June 19 D.C. residents will vote on Initiative 77, the highly controversial proposal to eliminate the tipped minimum wage in all District restaurants. The ballot measure has the potential to transform the way restaurants operate, servers and bartenders are paid, and diners eat out.

Ladders | Business News & Career Advice
06/11/2018
How to create a funny - and appropriate - Out of Office response

But before you copy/paste your traditional message, career experts challenge professionals to be a tad more creative with your OOO. Try these tips on matching your excitement for your getaway with your email the next time you head off on an adventure.

Washington Post
06/18/2018
Muriel Bowser spotted out with her newborn daughter

Hey, isn't that . . . new mom Muriel E. Bowser out with her daughter on Sunday? Bowser, who welcomed daughter Miranda Elizabeth Bowser last month, was out with her baby on Father's Day. The mayor, Miranda and an unidentified male guest were spotted having brunch at the Daily Dish in Silver Spring, Md.

Chowhound
How to Cook the Perfect Steak Frites for Summer

France has given us a whole lot when it comes to grub, but few menu items have the widespread popularity that steak frites-the Frenchie take on a "meat and potatoes" dish-does.

Rivetingwomen
06/28/2018
Comfort Food and Conversation-Zena Polin -

Take one fiery redhead, fold in some travel, add a dash of politics, a bushel of education, a full cup of community involvement, a rasher of entrepreneurism, gallons of travel and mix well. The finished product is Zena Polin, co-owner of the multi-RAMMY Award-winning restaurants The Daily Dish and The Dish & Dram.

Zagat
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Thegeorgetowndish
Say yes to the dress

Photo by Carine'e Bridal Atelier We've all been hearing more than our share of buzz about the impending "Royal Wedding" this April. This got me thinking.... I have an admission to make. Now this is strictly between you and me, because if it ever got out, it would be well...embarrassing.

Thegeorgetowndish
Say yes to the dress part deux: the faux bride experience

Photo by Micky Farivar Legit bride...check. Bridal Atelier...check. Potential groom.. well, two out of three ain't bad. As long as one of us has that-we're good to go. One of us does, indeed have that. Hint: it isn't me. It's wedding dress morning. I'm a little apprehensive.

Thrillist
07/12/2018
Everything You Need to Do in DC This Weekend

Oops, she did it again: The one and only Britney Spears will grace the stage at National Harbor for two nights this weekend. Tickets ain't cheap, but watching the storied womanizer perform in the flesh is priceless. Cost: Tickets start at $325.

Eater DC
11/16/2017
Where to Drink Beaujolais Nouveau in D.C.

Red circles mark Thursday, November 15, on calendars as a day when red wine will be flowing freely all across the world. Under French law, Beaujolais Nouveau - the first wine of the harvest from the Beaujolais region - can't be sold until the third Thursday in November.

Eater DC
10/03/2019
Joe & the Juice Branches Out in Bethesda

Joe & the Juice is open in Bethesda's Wildwood Shopping Center Danish coffee and juice bar Joe & the Juice opened up yesterday at Bethesda's Wildwood Shopping Center, serving smoothies, lattes, avocado toast, and more. Find the 1,900 square-foot store between Sanctuary Interior Design and Irresistibles, with opening hours at 7 a.m.

Nytimes
11/19/2018
Some Schools Allow Children to Register With a Gender Option Besides Girl or Boy

The term 'nonbinary' on school forms signals a new inclusiveness, experts say. A new openness about gender identity is making its way into some of America's public schools. First there were schools establishing all-gender restrooms. Now some districts are allowing children to be officially registered for school as a category other than male or female.

HuffPost
10/01/2019
8 Fall Drinks That Kick Pumpkin Spice Latte In The Face

Pumpkin spice latte is America's unofficial drink of fall. Starbucks isn't the only shop carrying the drink ― many local coffeehouses do their own versions too. From the end of August until well after Thanksgiving, coffee drinkers are awash in pumpkin spice.

NBC4 Washington
LGBTQ Group Empowers DC Youth

Almost half of D.C.'s homeless youth identify as LGBTQ. SMYAL is an organization that helps LGBTQ young people who are struggling to find their way. News4's Meagan Fitzgerald spoke with a man whose life has turned around thanks to his SMYAL mentors.

Alexandria Living Magazine
04/25/2019
Alexandria Restaurant Participating in Cause to Help Journalist

U.S. journalist Austin Tice was kidnapped in Syria in 2012. His fate is unknown, but there have been signs that he is alive. As with several journalists that have been detained in troubled areas, this story has been largely overlooked with time. World Press Freedom Day is on May 3.

The Telegraph
12/12/2018
Why you should visit Alexandria, the new home of Amazon

Lisa Schumaier hands me a bright red gum ball and watches as I chew. It softens and I pluck it from my mouth. It's now an earthy pink. "Okay, ready? Stick it wherever you like," Schumaier orders. She jabs her finger at a portrait of Hello Kitty, made up entirely of gum, a white-beige face against a background of sea green and yellow.

Seasonal Memories
Gifts For The Cocktail Lover - Seasonal Memories

The rich and delicious wines inside the bottle will always remain Speak's top priority, but one label design will never be enough for the founders. Similar to how the fashion industry releasing seasonal collections, Speak will do the same. The label designs and words will constantly evolve to stay on trend, and of course, best speak to you.

NBC4 Washington
News4 Helps You Pick the Perfect Glass of Wine

Brett Freeman of GrapeIntentions.com, a local wine subscription service, joins News4's Tommy McFly to tell you a bit about picking that perfect bottle of wine as a last-minute holiday gift - to yourself or others. He also has tips on picking out the ideal wine glass.

YourTango
01/10/2019
50 Best Friend Gifts That'll Knock Their Friendship Socks Off

When you want to splurge on your bestie, you may be lost on best friend gifts and best friend gift ideas. Where do you start when it comes to gifts for your best friend that celebrate your friendship? When purchasing gifts to get your best friend, there are plenty of options to get you started.

Salon
09/28/2017
Soraia's lead singer on how music saved her life

"Music is my lover in every way, it's never let me down," vocalist ZouZou Mansour of the rock band Soraia said on "Salon Stage." "I've struggled a lot with suicidal thoughts and attempted suicide and music saved my life." Two members of the four-piece Philadelphia rock band performed their song "Wandering Star" from their forthcoming album "Dead Reckoning," out October 13.

The Prelude Press
09/18/2017
Soraia Release New Song, "Wandering Star"

September 20 Allston, MA @ O'Brien's Pub September 22 New York, NY @ Berlin NYC September 23 Philadelphia, PA @ Milkboy (Record Release Show) September 24 Pottstown, PA @ Fujiyama September 26 Brooklyn, NY @ Sunnyvale September 28 Columbus, OH @ Spacebar September 29 Wapakoneta, OH @ Route 33 Rhythm & Brews September 30 Cincinnati, OH @ Urban Artifact October 1 Dayton, OH @ Blind Bob's October 3 Cincinnati, OH @ The Drinkery OTR October 5 Washington, DC @ The Pinch October 6 College Park, MD...

Über Röck-Kick Ass Rock N Roll
The BIG Über Rock Interview - ZouZou Mansour (Soraia)

Last year, Gerald S heard Soraia for the first time, and he then proceeded to kick myself that he had not heard them sooner. A twist of misfortune put him in a rental car during apparently a trial week of Sirius Radio. Little Steven's Underground Garage played the song 'Why' and our man was immediately hooked.

Vents Magazine
09/07/2017
SORAIA Release Ferocious Live Music Video for New Single "Quicksand" -

Philadelphia rockers Soraia have unleashed a new video for their single "Quicksand" today - WATCH HERE via Northern Transmissions! Captured at shows at Bowery Electric in New York City and Bourbon & Branch in Philadelphia, the video showcases the band's unforgettable live energy and lead singer ZouZou Mansour's intoxicating stage presence, which has led to comparisons to "a true mix of Iggy Pop and Joan Jett."

Music Existence
07/31/2017
Soraia Announce New Album, Debut New Song "Quicksand"

Philadelphia rock band Soraia has released a new song "Quicksand," which debuted today as the "Coolest Song In The World" on Little Steven Van Zandt's worldwide terrestrial radio show Underground Garage, and on his SiriusXM channel 21. In addition, Soraia announced that their new album Dead...

WUSA
01/21/2019
Easterns Automotive Group gives back to local organization SMYAL

Eastern Automative Group gives local nonprofit SMYAL a donation to show their appreciation for all of the amazing work they've done in the DC community. SMYAL empowers local LGBTQ youth with resources, mentorship and housing as well as a scholarship. For more information on SMYAL visit smyal.org and for ways that you can give back visit wusa9.com/bettercommunity.

Lioness Magazine
06/15/2019
WEX Is Helping Women Understand What Type Of Funding They Need - Lioness Magazine

WASHINGTON D.C. - When you're looking for an infusion of capital to grow your business, understanding your long-term goals will help you decipher what type of funding you need. This was just one of the lessons explained today to hundreds of women at the Women Empower X (WEX) conference in Washington D.C.

BuzzFeed Community
Top Sweets For Your Sweet This Valentines Day

When looking for the perfect gift this Valentine's Day for that special someone in your life, get them just that....something special. This year, step outside the box and surprise them with something away from the traditional such as.....

POPSUGAR Smart Living
02/07/2019
Napa Valley, CA

What's girls' night without that perfect bottle of red or Rosé? We think Napa Valley could be the perfect getaway for you and your crew. Enjoy the family-owned wineries of the Silverado trail and get your cycling in touring the wineries by bike. Picturesque green rolling hills, world-class food .

Yahoo
12/11/2019
Cincinnati's 3 best spots to score budget-friendly breakfast and brunch food

Craving breakfast and brunch food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable breakfast and brunch restaurants around Cincinnati, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fill the bill. Topping the list is Mom 'n 'Em Coffee & Wine.

Washington Post
Is fonio the new quinoa? One chef hopes the tiny West African grain will be.

An individual grain of fonio is tiny, like a speck of sand. But this humble, mostly unknown grain has a massive mission: Stimulate the economy in sub-Saharan Africa, undo the lingering effects of colonization - and save the planet, just maybe. As ambitious as that sounds, there's reason to be bullish on fonio.

POPSUGAR Pets
01/22/2020
Bow Wow Wow! Your Dog Will Be Warm and Fabulous in These Disney-Inspired Dog Sweaters

If you love Disney as much as we do, you know that getting your dog in on the action is part of the fun - so say hello to these delightful Disney sweaters for your fur baby. Whether your pup is partial to Pluto or still watching Frozen on repeat, they'll be looking their dog-gone best in these warm, cozy sweaters.

Fat Tire Tours
08/14/2019
The Best Brunch Spots in Washington, D.C. - Fat Tire Tours

The Best Brunch Spots in Washington, D.C. By Lola Mendez Brunch is a modern American pastime, and the capital city has unlimited options of spots for all sorts of brunch-goers, from those looking to cure a hangover, get the party started, serious foodies, and even plant-based eaters who want to indulge on drool-worthy baked goods....

WJLA
01/30/2020
New Local Dog Haus Franchise

Are you hungry? A new restaurant has opened in Gaithersburg, MD Dog Haus Beirgarten. Owner Faizan Khan joined us on Let's Talk Live to show us how to create amazing cheeseburger sliders and hot dogs, perfect for your Super Bowl parties this weekend.

Forbes
20 Cocktails Guaranteed To Warm You Up This Winter

Cocktails can be great to take the edge off after a long day or give liquid courage on a first date. But when stopping for a drink on a cold January evening, it's possible we just want to be warm.

BloombergQuint
How Food Will Change in 2020

(Bloomberg) -- Like most corners of America, the food world saw unexpected drama in 2019. Fried chicken sandwiches caused chaos, and the meatlessness of plant-based Whoppers became a lawsuit. Cult...

Saatva's Sleep Blog
04/28/2020
Mother's Day Gift Guide for Better Sleep | Saatva

This year, Mother's Day looks a little different. Instead of taking Mom out to brunch or treating her to a mother-daughter spa session, you'll have to celebrate virtually over FaceTime or Zoom, due to the social distancing guidelines in place across the country.

CBS Boston
04/08/2020
Cape Cod Jeweler Selling Bracelets To Benefit Coronavirus Relief

BOSTON (CBS) - A Cape Cod jeweler is on a mission to help people get through the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic one bracelet at a time. The bracelets are handmade and each of them tells a story. This time, the message is specific to what we are all going through.

WSJ
04/09/2020
Faulty N95 Masks Hamper Hospitals on Coronavirus Front Line

Some hospitals say they are buying faulty imitations of the high-quality N95 masks workers need to treat patients with Covid-19, a new hazard for officials scouring the globe for scarce protective gear. Hospital executives and local officials said they are trying to procure whatever masks they can from private stockpiles and lesser-known manufacturers around the world.

Apple Podcasts
05/13/2020
‎Better Food Stories on Apple Podcasts

Conversations with today's food industry trendsetters. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/better-food-stories/support Conversations with today's food industry trendsetters. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/better-food-stories/support Love how informative this podcast is. And also the theme behind it.

WCVB
04/09/2020
Local boutique selling bracelets for coronavirus relief

T. Jazelle, which was featured on Made in Mass, is doing its part to help those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.The Cape Cod boutique is selling specialty bracelets, and $5 from every sale will be directly donated to the Coronavirus Relief Fund by GlobalGiving's Disaster Recovery Network.The bracelet is handcrafted with mystic grey agate and blue quartzite gemstones, which have healing and strength qualities, respectively.If you would like to purchase one of the bracelets, click here.

Berkeassessment
Hiring Assessments and Tests | Berke

We help you choose your next team-player . Discover How Recruiters and hiring managers need to make fast, smart decisions that achieve business goals. Berke is a simple pre-hire assessment that measures the traits and abilities that predict success on the job.

Beauty Within magazine
04/02/2020
Jewelry brand T. Jazelle gives back for coronavirus relief - Beauty Within magazine

Jewelry brand T. Jazelle gives back for coronavirus relief. This Lady Boss has found a beautiful way to offer a way to give back during this time of crisis. T. Jazelle, is a Cape Cod, MA-based company that creates bracelets with meaning, empowerment and inspiration-each semi-precious gemstone with each Sterling silver or gold charm.

WSJ
04/09/2020
Faulty N95 Masks Hamper Hospitals on Coronavirus Front Line

Some hospitals say they are buying faulty imitations of the high-quality N95 masks workers need to treat patients with Covid-19, a new hazard for officials scouring the globe for scarce protective gear. Hospital executives and local officials said they are trying to procure whatever masks they can from private stockpiles and lesser-known manufacturers around the world.

Msn
Cape Cod Jeweler Selling Bracelets To Benefit Coronavirus Relief

CBS Boston 4/8/2020 Syndicated Local - CBS Boston BOSTON (CBS) - A Cape Cod jeweler is on a mission to help people get through the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic one bracelet at a time. The bracelets are handmade and each of them tells a story.

https://www.cleveland19.com
04/19/2020
Coexisting, coping, and cooperating through coronavirus crisis

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The coronavirus measures, including social distancing and stay-at-home orders, create a roller coaster of emotions for people, according to Bill Eddy, co-founder of the High Conflict Institute in San Diego, California. Eddy explains that while we're distracted from our troubles for a while, a wave later hits us that we're in crisis, creating stress in the home.

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YourTango
04/21/2020
30 Best Mother's Day Gifts Of 2020 From Your Mom's Favorite Child - You!

Is there any gift that can truly show just how incredible your mom is? Probably not. But still, in the current state of the world, we want to show the most important woman in our life just how special she is. We should all give our moms Mother's Day gifts that are both thoughtful and creative.

CityBeat Cincinnati
Fausto Brings Locally Sourced, California-Style Fare, Coffee and Cocktails to the Contemporary...

Photo: Hailey Bollinger Fausto, a new restaurant in the lobby of the Contemporary Arts Center, is the latest offering from the Ferrari brothers - Tony and Austin Ferrari - and their expanding local food service empire. The California-meets-Queen City outlet opened in July, fresh on the heels of their Camp Washington coffee shop, Mom 'n 'em; though the timing was unintentional.

https://www.nbc12.com
Midas of Richmond offering a reward for random acts of kindness

The country is going through something it has never experienced before, but many of you in Central Virginia continue to perform random acts of kindness for total strangers. And don't think for one minute those heartwarming deeds aren't going unnoticed.

Washingtonian
04/21/2020
Why Your Favorite Neighborhood Restaurants Were Shut Out of Critical Government Aid

Chef Michelle Poteaux started the year off strong at Bastille Brasserie & Bar in Alexandria. She and her partner/husband Christophe had just remodeled their French dining room and were seeing some of their best business in a long time. That's all come crashing down as the coronavirus-curbing restrictions halted dine-in service.

LoopNet
Female-Powered Creative Mecca Comes to Philadelphia

Female-owned branding and design firm recently launched a creative destination in Philadelphia's former industrial district. Not only does the space serve as the new headquarters for Cohere, which specializes in revitalizing abandoned spaces among other marketing and branding design strategies, it is also a creative venue that's bringing a community of innovators together.

WFXT
04/15/2020
T. Jazelle creates bracelets to benefit Coronavirus Relief Fund

"The bracelet comes with a card explaining what it's giving back to, and also about the Coronavirus Relief Fund - and then also the meaning of whatever the stone is, so when someone gets it, they have that full story," said Narbonne.

The Zebra
09/26/2019
Bastille Chefs' Hometown Visit Inspires October 16 Wine Pairing Dinner - The Zebra

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Inspired by a recent visit to Chef Chrisophe Poteaux's family home in Haute Savoie, Chef/owners Christophe and Michelle Poteaux of Bastille restaurant in Old Town Alexandria want to share the region with their customers. They are presenting a meal perfectly attuned to the cooling temperatures and invocative of this beautiful area in ...

www.theepochtimes.com
06/01/2020
Keeping a Community Together With One Act of Kindness a Day

In an effort to keep his community together, one Midas muffler shop owner is encouraging his neighbors to perform one act of kindness a day. Mark Smith, 57, has lived in Richmond, Virginia, for the past 23 years.

Eat This Not That
05/30/2020
15 Mistakes You're Making When Cooking Meat | Eat This Not That

Whether you cook at home frequently or you've taken it up as a new quarantine hobby, you've probably found that cooking meat can be quite challenging. There's nothing better than a perfect steak or burger, but there's also nothing worse than a meat dish that's undercooked, overcooked, or just... off.

YourTango
06/21/2020
How To Make A Sourdough Starter From Scratch

When coronavirus caused the nation to shut down and many Americans were under stay-at-home orders, a curious phenomenon occurred: Many people started to do a lot of baking. All of the sudden, there was a high demand for flour and yeast, and conversations about sharing sourdough starters were everywhere.

WNKY 40 News
06/26/2020
Single mother of two surprised with a car - WNKY 40 News

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - A Bowling Green business spread joy to a deserving mother this afternoon. A young mother dealing with car troubles while trying to make a life for her family was surprised with a fixed-up car. Imagine you are driving down the road, pregnant with a 2-year-old in the back seat, and your car stops in the middle...

Eater DC
05/26/2020
DC Harvest Now Offers a Farm-Centric Brunch All Day, Every Day on H Street

H Street corridor mainstay DC Harvest is serving day-to-night brunch seven days a week in an effort to boost its takeout business while the coronavirus crisis depletes sales. The farm-centric American restaurant has consolidated options for customers into one all-day takeout and delivery menu (available 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

Yahoo
08/19/2020
Covid in Pets; Pets & Cannabis and West Nile: The Next Pandemic in Wildlife to People

The AVMA Conference is coming up August 20-22, and Covid itself will be among the featured topics along with cannabis and its effect on pets; use in medicine; etc. New and current info can be found HERE. I'm happy to connect you with current and future AVMA Presidents Dr. John Howe (Covid) and Dr. Douglas Kratt (Cannabis) for comment.

https://www.wbko.com
Midas in Bowling Green gifts car to a single mother

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -One Bowling Green woman got the surprise of a lifetime Friday afternoon, a free car. Breanna Freeman is a hard-working single mother of two who just a few months ago had her old car stall in the middle of an intersection.

Bowling Green Daily News
06/26/2020
New wheels: Midas helps single mom get donated car

In the dead of winter, Breanna Freeman found herself in what she calls "one of the scariest times of my life." Little did she know it was the beginning of one of the luckiest times.

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