Wendy J Gordon

Public Relations & Marketing www.flashprdc.com

United States

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.

10 Essential Omakase Experiences in NYC

With all the omakase options available, which are the ones to book? Here are our 10 essential omakase experiences in NYC, and what to expect.

The Telegraph
Hôtel Vernet

Read the Hotel Vernet, France hotel review on Telegraph Travel. See great photos, full ratings, facilities, expert advice and book the best hotel deals.

Where to see cosmic wonders all year long

The total solar eclipse will have tens of millions looking up to the sky - but there are visible cosmic wonders occurring all year along! Travel + Leisure editor-in-chief Jacqui Gifford joins TODAY with a list of destinations that will have people seeing stars.

Yahoo Finance
15 States With the Most Beautiful Nature in the US

In this article, we are going to discuss the 15 states with the most beautiful nature in the US. You can skip our detailed analysis of the global tourism industry, the revival of the international tourism sector, and the need for sustainable tourism, and go directly to the 5 States With the Most Beautiful Nature [...]

Hotel Bel Ami - COOL HUNTING®

A long time favorite of our editorial team, Paris' Hotel Bel Ami, nestled in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, hits all the right marks-location, size, service and style. The recent refresh of both the lobby and room design brought us back, and it made us love the hotel even more.

How To Pair Sake With Food

Leo Lê, the Beverage Director at Momoya Soho, told Food Republic that sake is a versatile beverage that pairs well with many dishes and cuisines.

Travel Channel
Avoid the Crowds this Summer

Head to these fun offseason havens to avoid the crowded beaches and tourist attractions this summer.

Hospitality Net
Sun Siyam Pasikudah Reopens in Sri Lanka Following Extensive Renovation

Sun Siyam Pasikudah in Sri Lanka, a proud member of the boutique collection under Sun Siyam Resorts, is thrilled to announce its reopening on November 17, 2023 after having undergone an extensive transformation and renovation and now offering guests a breath-taking experience that combines affordable luxury with the cultural richness of Sri Lanka.

Organic Spa Magazine
Hotel Matilda · Organic Spa Magazine

Amid the magnificence of California's towering Redwoods, across 120 private acres of rolling green hills and verdant farmland, sits NewTree Ranch.

Botanery Barn Distilling Introduces Revivalist Garden Gin

Botanery Barn Distilling, producers of award-winning craft spirits, announced the launch of Revivalist Garden Gin. Revivalist was created by gin connoisseur Brendan Bartley, the world-renowned Head Bartender and Beverage Director at Bathtub Gin in NYC and LA.

Travel + Leisure
Desert Bloom

Arizona's Wine Makers

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20+ Must-See Destinations for Book Lovers

Explore new locations while nurturing your literature-loving soul. New York City, England, Canada and so many more destinations await your next page-turn!

Business Jet Traveler
San Miguel de Allende

Mexico's most charming town offers centuries-old architecture, a casual ambiance, and hundreds of great restaurants.

Trips To Discover
11 Amazing Maldives Resorts for Your Next Island Getaway

There's nothing quite like planning an island vacation to beat the winter cold and snow and treat yourself to something special. The Caribbean and Hawaii are always popular choices, but the Maldives takes "tropical getaway" to a whole new level. Here you'll find 1,000 islands just waiting to be explored and relaxed upon, not to [...]

Yahoo News
Inside The Black Food & Wine Experience

From June 11-18, 2023, food enthusiasts and culture connoisseurs will gather for the highly anticipated Black Food & Wine Experience. Now in its sixth year, this unique event embraces the intersection of food, beverage, education, health, and Black culture. This year, the experience will expand its reach beyond Oakland to various locations throughout the vibrant...

Yahoo News
Coastside Victims Fund helps Half Moon Bay shooting victims and families

Half Moon Bay families affected by the tragic shooting this past January can now have long-term support. The Coastside Victims Fund has been created to help victims and their families. Half Moon Bay's Economic & Community Vitality Manager, Karen Decker, along with Coastside Victims Fund Leader, Erica Wood, stopped by to talk about how funds can be allocated with no restrictions to help those in need.

Coastside Victims Fund helps Half Moon Bay shooting victims and families

Half Moon Bay families affected by the tragic shooting this past January can now have long-term support. The Coastside Victims Fund has been created to help victims and their families. Half Moon Bay's Economic & Community Vitality Manager, Karen Decker, along with Coastside Victims Fund Leader, Erica Wood, stopped by to talk about how funds can be allocated with no restrictions to help those in need.

5 Unique Summer Destinations for Every Interest

With summer approaching and travel increasing, time is of the essence. More and more, people are planning vacations with purpose and combining experiences with relaxation. Some of the most incredible areas are a little different; a little off the 'normal' tourist track, but should be top of mind.

Yahoo Life
Places in and around Williamsburg to visit on Mother's Day

Have a plan for Mother's Day on Sunday? Don't worry - we're here to help! The Williamsburg area has many options, and here are a few of them to help celebrate the mom in your life. Williamsburg Winery Visit the Williamsburg Winery to experience a wine tasting, take a tour of the private cellar or enjoy a European-inspired meal.

Now That Machu Picchu is Open Again, Here's Why Country Club Lima Hotel is the Best Base For...

As Machu Picchu reopens and travelers start booking or rebooking their journeys of a lifetime that may have been postponed due to the country's recent political unrest, Country Club Lima Hotel, a celebrated oasis in the middle of the city that is a perfect symbiosis of the glamour of the past and cutting edge of the present, shines a light on its VIP offerings to ensure guest safety and peace of mind.

How to Plan a Romantic Honeymoon in Arizona

Incredible honeymoons don't always require a passport and a flight to an exotic locale. In fact, given Arizona's exceptionally diverse geography including the cactus-filled Sonoran Desert, Sedona's iconic red rocks, the seemingly neverending Grand Canyon, snow-capped mountains, and 125-plus lakes-many newlyweds might be surprised to learn that they can find the romantic adventures or complete serenity they're seeking all within State 48.

The Food Institute
How to Win in the 2023 Snacking Universe - The Food Institute

In early April, Circana (formerly IRI) presented its annual snacking webinar and report. The title: How to Win in the 2023 Snacking Universe. The host: Sally Lyons Wyatt, Circana snacking executive and recognized thought leader in snacking. The topic: Snacks, obviously, and the industries, stakeholders, and consumers who love to munch 'n' crunch.

She Buys Travel
9 Tropical Romantic Getaways

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you click through and buy, SheBuysTravel may receive a small commission at no additional charge to you. Whether you're looking for a honeymoon getaway or a romantic adults-only vacation where you can relax au deux, there's nothing quite like a tropical escape.

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Arizona: Perfect Mother-Daughter Getaway | eTurboNews - Travel Industry News

Mother's Day is on the way and there's no better time to consider a Mother-Daughter getaway. Whether for a celebration, a spa day, a little shopping, some adventure, or all of the above, Arizona offers a myriad of experiences that are sure to create lasting memories.

13 Resorts in the Maldives For Over-The-Top Luxury

It's easy to see what makes the Maldives so popular; with its crystal-clear water and white sand beaches, its natural beauty is undeniable wherever you look. With its stunning, luxurious resorts and iconic overwater bungalows, the Maldives is easily one of the top bucket list destinations for travelers from around the world.

10 Places to See Wildflowers in the West

A 'super bloom' may be in the eye of the beholder, but the winter's rain and snow promises a bumper crop of spring blooms in Southern California and Arizona. Rancher's fireweed at Carrizo Plain National Monument in Santa Margarita, Calif., in late March. Credit...

Wine Industry Advisor
Growing Pains: Winemakers Reflect on a Changing Climate

How is climate change impacting grape growing in the United States? It's complicated. Some areas are getting warmer and finding it a boon, like Oregon, while others are finding they can't make ice wine anymore and are also dealing with wildly unpredictable frosts, like New York.

Yahoo Life
16 Summer Vacation Ideas for an Unforgettable Family Experience

"Hearst Magazines and Yahoo may earn commission or revenue on some items through these links." The world is your oyster once again. For the first summer since 2019, you can travel to most destinations without jumping through a lot of extra hoops.

7 Destinations to Channel Your Inner Cowboy

If you've been wondering how to make your next vacation feel like an episode of the popular show Yellowstone, you're in luck. This lineup checks all the Western culture boxes: horseback riding, cowboy museums, Western art, country music, honky-tonk dancing and lots of rodeos.

The Hottest New Pop-Ups Around D.C.

Pop-ups and events are in full swing around D.C., and this selective guide includes everything longer-term pop-ups and one-off events. The Deal: Adams Morgan's Casa Kantuta, the first Bolivian pop-up bar in the U.S., celebrates cherry blossom season with a thoughtful trio of new cocktails with a South American twist.

77 New Springtime Hotel Openings Worth Visiting This Year

As spring weather slowly begins to appear on the horizon, so too are dozens of new hotels around the world opening their doors for the first time. These 77 hotels are opening between the months of March and May on six continents around the world.

Fortune Well
12 family-friendly resorts everyone will enjoy from age 2 to 82

Planning a vacation that appeases everyone in the family is a tall order. Does the resort have enough dining options for your toddler? Are there activities your teen will consider cool enough? Will there be adequate entertainment options for the grandparents? A 2022 survey on U.S.

8 Wine Brands That Give Back

It always feels good to support a brand that advocates for a worthy cause. It got us thinking about some of our favorite wine brands and the good deeds that they do, whether it's working to raise awareness of environmental issues or working with organizations that strive to support women in the workforce.

Trips To Discover
13 of Our Favorite Adults-Only Resorts in the U.S.

If you're looking for total rest, rejuvenation, and perhaps opportunities for romance, it makes sense to book an adults-only resort. Accommodation, dining, and amenities will all be tailored toward adults and enjoyed with a more peaceful ambiance. You don't have to travel far to find a top-notch option, as there are many properties right in [...]

Northern Virginia Magazine
3 Healthy Recipes from Virginia Chefs That'll Spice Up Your Workday Lunch

If you're tired of frozen meals and leftovers, consider switching up your weekday meal prep with a little help from your favorite chefs. Whether you have been back in the office for a while or are just now returning to the commuter life, one thing's certain: Office lunches can get boring, fast.

Feed the pigs, then hit the spa at these luxurious farm resorts

Curtis Bashaw had never used a machete before. In 2007, he and Will Riccio, his husband and business partner, bought 62 briar-choked acres of farmland in West Cape May, N.J. Four decades of neglect stood between them and their dream: to live in a farmhouse, with gardens to supply Bashaw's Cape Resorts hotels.

Drift Travel Magazine
San Miguel Allende For Arts, Architecture, Food & Wine

San Miguel Allende, Mexico. It's a place of incredible, well-preserved Colonial and Spanish architecture and its appreciation of the arts. Civil and religious buildings are in the Mexican Baroque style while the tallest building in the city, the Parroquia de San Miguel Archangel dazzles with a pink limestone façade.

Is 13 too young for social media?

The Surgeon General says he believes 13 years old is too young for children to be on social media. Dr. Jaclyn Halpern joins Good Day DC to share her thoughts for parents.

21 Hot Cocktail Recipes To Keep You Warm All Winter Long

By the time the bone-chilling month of January comes along-when nearly everyone in my fair city of New York is clad with layer upon layer of wool, cashmere, and down-I tend to go for cocktails without any form of chill whatsoever. No ice, no cold spirits, no chilled glassware.

How to make pasta elote: Learn more about the TikTok trend, inspired by delicious Mexican street...

TikTok is going wild for pasta elote: a fusion dish where noodles are paired with ingredients commonly used in Mexican street corn, like lime, cilantro and cotija cheese. While the ever-trending Corn Kid made 2022 the vegetable's big year, corn may continue to rise in popularity in 2023 as pasta elote trends on social media and food blogs and makes appearances on acclaimed restaurant menus.

Reader's Digest
Oat Milk vs. Almond Milk: Which Is Better for Your Health?

They're two of the most popular nondairy milks, but which wins in the showdown? We're diving in to the oat milk vs. almond milk debate. The number of nondairy milk options at the grocery store seems to multiply daily. But staring down the cartons on the shelf can be confusing.

Dry January and Veg Forward Menus Greet Travelers - VEGWORLD Magazine

January brings chances to start fresh and rejuvenate from all that was accumulated from the previous year. We all could use this time for a little getaway to relax, rejuvenate and recharge to kick off our year with true wellness. The Virginia Hotel presents Winter Wellness Weeks at this adults-only getaway in the heart of historic [...]

Winter Whites Weather the Storm

It's the first day of winter: do you know what white wines to drink? Here are a few for enjoying by the fireside (or firepit), with a hearty meal or on the couch as you "Netflix and sip" (cause you're not still into the chill thing, are ya?)

14 green gift ideas for the holidays that will help save the planet

This holiday season, do we really need more of the same old stuff? Instead, why not take a minute for mindfulness and give green, giving Earth a break in the process? You'll be setting an example, putting a premium on eco-awareness instead of consumption and starting a conversation, all at the same time.

Beverage Dynamics | Wine, Beer & Spirits for Retail Decision Makers
Our 2022 Holiday Alcohol Gift Guide | Beverage Dynamics

Every year we round up a variety of holiday gifting options, sure to bring a smile to friends and family. From limited-edition packaging to new releases and value add-ons, we cover a variety of products for our alcohol gift guide.

Travel + Leisure
25 Best Christmas Towns in the USA

Nothing quite compares to the joy of holiday decorations. The sight of a town decked out with boughs of holly, among other Christmas decor, can send warmth all the way down to your toes - even in the midst of a blizzard.

Food & Beverage Magazine
Make an Immediate Beeline to this Diner

Bread & Water Company is quietly becoming a major force in the landscape of Alexandria dining. The group, consisting of partners Markos Panas, Chef Noelie Rickey, Doug Abedje and culinary consultant/exec chef Patrick Tanyag are making their mark. This diverse group of professionals has developed concepts that are garnering accolades and delighting the DMV from VA to Capitol One Arena.

5 Pizzas You Have to Try At Least Once, According to Chefs

Pizza night just got a whole lot tastier. Sure, you can always order your go-to favorite, a loaded pepperoni pizza, or go out of the box with a barbecue chicken. But if you're looking for something a little more gourmet on your pizzas, these chefs know exactly what to cook or order up.We asked four chefs what they order or make when it's time for pizza.

Are Chef-to-Table Meal Services the Future of Cheffing?

As someone who thinks about food most of the time and falls asleep while cataloging breakfast items, I still do not willingly embrace meal planning and prep. Not because I don't love it. Because cooking, along with laundry or lawn care, is a quotidian task: The need to eat never stops, which is why restaurants and, by extension, chefs are integral to our daily lives.

Scapegrace Gin Puts It All on Black

When New Zealand-based Scapegrace Distillery decided to make its own gin, it knew it wanted something that stood out. It went with the color black.

This Super-Healthy Seed Packs Way More Protein Than Chia & Flax

By Julia Guerra Molly Knudsen, M.S., RDN Image by Brycia James / iStock Many healthy eaters are already nuts for nuts, but seeds are another notable source of protein and nutrients. Chia, flax, pumpkin, and sesame seeds are some of the most hyped-up, but the health benefits of hemp seeds deserve attention too.

Hotels Overload on Wellness in the Battle to Host Company Retreats

Intravenous drips, sound healing, forest bathing - these are just some of the activities hotels are offering to entice businesses to hold their corporate retreats with them. These types of events, which are also known as offsites, are designed to help companies gather their teams and create camaraderie, and they're in huge demand as distributed companies reallocate funds previously used for their office leases.

Vegetarian Times
Awaken the Seasonal Spirits with These Fall Cocktail Recipes

Get access to everything we publish when you sign up for Outside+ Join today!. Autumn is upon us and the change of season has us shifting away from the tropical drinks of summer to something a bit more dark, moody, and maybe even a little spooky.

A new start for the grand dame of Shelter Island

On Shelter Island, the day after the long Labour Day weekend is known as Tumbleweed Tuesday. The September bank holiday marks the end of the season, when the "summer people" head home and the school year begins. It is quiet. The lonely guitar from Don Henley's "The Boys of Summer" lingers on the sea breeze.

Ever Wanted To Live In A Hotel? Surprise: It's Easier Than You Think

Have you ever read the story of Eloise at the Plaza and fantasized about the idea of living-and working remotely-in a hotel? Think about it: built-in housekeeping, room service, amenities like pools and a gym and a spa, not to mention a full staff at your beck and call.

Food & Wine
Best Vegan Meal Delivery Services of 2022

There are plenty of reasons why you may want to try a vegan diet. Perhaps it's for health benefits, animal welfare causes, or for environmental issues. Maybe you've been maintaining a plant-based diet for years, or perhaps you're simply curious and want to try out a vegan meal plan for a week.

How This Meal Subscription Platform is Helping Chefs Earn Extra Revenue

isn't new to the industry. The Israeli chef and restaurateur is the founder of highly popular falafel chain Taïm, an award-winning cookbook author, and a two-time champion of Food Network's Chopped. She's also the owner of New York City based , where dishes like lamb neck shawarma put her on track to become a 2022 James Beard Award semifinalist.

Fox News
National Whiskey Sour Day 2022: Try these recipes with a 'twist'

August 25th is National Whiskey Sour Day, and if you're looking for a twist on the classic recipe - whiskey, lemon juice and sugar - consider trying one of these three recipes. The first mention of the whiskey sour was in 1862 from "The Bartenders Guide" by Jerry Thomas, according to Eight Oaks Farm Distillery.

Treat Yourself To The Best Restaurants In Washington, DC And Alexandria

Whether you're in the mood for a fancy night out, an elevated lunchtime experience or an epic brunch, two Restaurant Week events - in Washington, D.C. and Alexandria, Virginia - have got you covered, with specially priced menus and deals at some of the region's best restaurants.

What's Old Is New Again on Shelter Island

Welcome to T Wanderlust, a new travel newsletter from the editors of T Magazine. Twice a month, we'll recommend global destinations and hotels worth visiting. to find us in your inbox every other Friday , along with our T List newsletter each Wednesday. And you can always reach us at [email protected] .

How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in New Jersey's Cape May

Two hours from Philadelphia and three from New York, Cape May has everything you need in a summer weekend getaway - impeccable beaches, incredible restaurants, that deep-tissue massage you've been putting off - and some of what you never expected, including rich Black history and winemaking climate comparable to France's most famous region.

25 Fun Ways To Beat the Heat in NJ With Kids

If you're suffering from hot-weather burnout, don't sweat it: New Jersey has tons of cool activities to help the whole family chill out when the temperatures soar. From beaches on the Jersey Shore and splash pads in parks throughout the state to blissfully air-conditioned bowling alleys and cool arcades, we've got the best ways to beat the heat during the hottest days of the year.

9 meal kits that can help with entertaining

Everyone likes the idea of having a dinner party. At least, until the inevitable stress kicks in over what to serve. Should you pull a recipe from the web? But what if you have to run to three different stores to grab ingredients? And what if after all that, it still somehow disappoints?


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The Hamptons' Best New Hotel Openings of Summer 2022 - DuJour

The Shoals The Shoals is a new waterfront hotel in Southold, situated on the North Fork and overlooking the Peconic Bay and Shelter Island. The property boasts 20 hotel suites and 20 boat slips, making it accessible by both land and sea.

Vehicle safety: How to protect yourself from car thefts

Jul. 18-With some areas in the Miami Valley reporting an increase car thefts and thefts from vehicles, it's important to know what you can do to reduce your risk. Earlier this month the Dayton Police Department reported it has received 136 reports of thefts of motor vehicle parts and accessories this year, which is a 38% increase from last year.

US News & World Report
15 Top Romantic Getaways in New Jersey

Mountains, lakes and a scenic shoreline along the ocean - you could be talking about California, but all of these dreamy vistas are available to enjoy in New Jersey alongside someone you love. Many know the state for its Jersey Shore beaches, but you can also explore the countryside, the cities situated just a stone's throw from Manhattan and even a stretch of the Appalachian Mountains.

Food & Wine
There Has Never Been a Better Time to Eat at the Jersey Shore

From acclaimed pop-ups to tried-and-true clam shacks, there's a sea of stand-out cuisine "down the shore." The Jersey Shore draws summertime crowds for its breezy beaches, boardwalk amusement parks, and, especially this summer, its ever-growing food scene. With a new crop of spots highlighting fresh seafood and local produce joining iconic favorites, there's never been a better time to eat "down the shore."

Shelter Island Feels Chic, Relaxed and Timeless

100 Miles From ... New York But with recently refurbished hotels, is this the moment it gives in to glitz? A writer gets on his bike to explore. Shelter Island occupies a delicate position, being less than half a mile from Long Island's laid-back North Fork but also roughly the same distance from the South Fork - i.e., the Hamptons.

Architectural Digest
The Best Hamptons Hotels and Homes to Book This Summer

Don't say we didn't warn you: Simply searching for Hamptons hotels will set you off on an hours-long summer getaway planning session. A mere 90 miles from New York City (though the traffic can make it feel farther), the Hamptons are a luxe destination for those wishing to break up the crowds of the city with some stretches of sand.

Condé Nast Traveller India
The 27 most beautiful towns in America

America has some fantastic cities, sure-but the most beautiful towns in America offer something all their own. Whether they have over-the-top American charm (we're looking at you, Woodstock, Vermont) or proximity to some of the loveliest landscapes on earth (hello, Paia, Hawaii), these idylls are worth a stopover, at the very least.

A red-hot job market awaits US teens while employers sweat

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mary Jane Riva, CEO of the Pizza Factory, has a cautionary message for her customers this summer: Prepare to wait longer for your Hawaiian pie or calzone. The Pizza Factory's 100 West Coast locations are desperately short of workers.

What's New in the Hamptons for Summer 2022

Pack your weekender, put on your sunhat, board the Jitney and prepare to sit in hours of traffic on I-495: Memorial Day is here, which means it's once again time to trek out to the Hamptons.

Guide to Shelter Island: Things to do, lodging and more

S helter Island, located smack dab between the frenzied Hamptons and increasingly buzzy Greenport, has no movie theaters, nightclubs, or shopping centers to draw traffic or crowds. Instead, miniature golf, sailboat races and beach barbecues serve as entertainment to this tranquil paradise.

Good Housekeeping
These Are the Best Family Vacations to Take in 2022

Beaches Negril/Steve Sanacore After two years of dreaming about travel, you might actually want to take a big family trip this summer or fall. There's only one question: Where are we headed? Behold this list of family vacations spots. These destinations used the downtime from the beginning of the pandemic to rethink, renovate or both.

New York Post
Hamptons heavyweights to serve up new restaurants in booming East End

A coterie of financial elites - from the unseasoned to the unsavory - are launching more than a dozen restaurants in the Hamptons and on the North Fork to serve the moneyed masses starved for dining options as the East End booms. The roster of restaurateurs includes the first venture from Valerie Mnuchin, the socialite sister of former US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, and hedge fund vampire Heath Freeman - known as the " grim reaper of American newspapers."

"Don't Just Sit There, Do Nothing"

The author of "Don't Just Sit There, Do Nothing",Jessie Asya Kanzer talked about her book and also about healing, chilling and living with Tao Te Ching. Click here for more information about Jessie and her book.

KPBS Public Media

Sunday, May 1, 2022 at Noon on KPBS TV / On demand with PBS Video App. The Jersey Shore is full of surprises. It's well-known for its wide beaches and busy boardwalks, but it also has working farmlands and quiet marshes. It played a pivotal role in the founding of the United States.

Taco 'bout a dream job: This food delivery service is hiring a Chief Taco Officer

Your love of tacos could pay off big time. Favor Delivery, a Texas-based on-demand delivery service, is hiring a Chief Taco Officer for the summer, and the temporary position pays $10,000. In the newly created role, one lucky Texan will get the chance to travel across the state this summer to taste-test tacos and chronicle their experience.

This Company Will Pay You $10,000 to Eat Tacos

Love tacos? Well, have we got the dream position for you. You can be one company's next CTO! No, not the Chief Technology Officer. We're talking about taking your taco-eating obsession to the next level as Favor's Chief Taco Officer. Favor is a Texas-based delivery service that wants to pay "one energetic, hungry and social-savvy [...]

Chief taco officer sought to travel through Texas, taste-testing tacos

Your love of tacos could pay off big time. Favor Delivery, a Texas-based on-demand delivery service, is hiring a Chief Taco Officer for the summer, and the temporary position pays $10,000. In the newly created role, one lucky Texan will get the chance to travel across the state this summer to taste-test tacos and chronicle their experience.

You Could Get Paid $10,000 To Eat Tacos In Texas | iHeart

You could get paid $10,000 to eat tacos in Texas. Seriously. Favor, a Texas-based food delivery service, is seeking a Chief Taco Officer to travel across the state and taste and review tacos. The job pays $10,000 for the duration of the role, which is listed as June through July 31.

The Manufacturing Connection
Wireless IoT Sensors Lose the Batteries - The Manufacturing Connection

In the beginning of wireless IoT sensors on the supplier side was the concept of inexpensive wireless sensors beaming process and environmental data to the enterprise. In the beginning on the user side was the fear of sending maintenance technician on annual rounds with pockets full of batteries sort of like the annual reminder to change the batteries in your household smoke detectors.

Interested in a chief taco officer job? Favor Delivery is looking for one.

Were you in the market looking for a chief taco officer job? You're in luck: Favor Delivery is seeking to hire one. The delivery service owned by HEB announced Thursday that they're looking for someone willing to travel throughout Texas eating tacos this summer. How much does it pay, you ask?

Spring 2022 Haircut Trends: The Bixie Cut, Birkin Bangs, and More

Spring has sprung, and new haircut trends are blooming accordingly. These trending hairstyles are a pretty big departure from the popular looks of this past winter, too (ahem, with the notable exception of the mid-length bob, which honestly deserved a little more time to shine).

Author: Sad to See Eastern Europe Cast Into 'Repetitive Pattern' of War

Author Jessie Kanzer worked as a waitress and actress in New York in her 20s. At the time, she worked on a movie with then-comedian, now Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Kanzer has relatives in Ukraine. She says that some of her extended family have fled the country while others have stayed.

How To Care For This Lush, Curly Hair Type + The Best Products

Our editors have independently chosen the products listed on this page. If you purchase something mentioned in this article, we may earn a small commission. Once upon a time, there were only three known hair types: straight, wavy, and curly. But these days, we know that there are far more hair types than previously believed.

How To Do Nothing To Get Things Done

"There just aren't enough hours in the day!" can be heard from almost every frantic and frazzled entrepreneur in history. It's baked into the "hustle" of owning a business. To master true productivity, we must slow down. Here are a few suggestions on how to do less so you can get more done.

Alexandria Restaurants Join 2022 Metropolitan DC Restaurant Week

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Alexandria diners have two upcoming restaurant weeks to look forward to. Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week's winter 2022 is planned across the DC region from Monday, Jan. 17 through Sunday, Jan. 23. Then later in the week, over 60 restaurants in Alexandria will participate in Alexandria Restaurant Week from Friday, Jan.

Five new Coachella Valley eateries to try in 2022 (or sooner)

It seems like a new restaurant opens up every five minutes in the Coachella Valley. While that's not always good news for restaurateurs (some new names are fill-ins for shuttered businesses), it's great news for foodies, gourmets and other hungry humans.

Austin Eastciders Launches Spiced Peach Cider

AUSTIN, Texas - Austin Eastciders is excited to announce the newest addition to their lineup: Spiced Peach! A delicious crisp apple cider with a burst of ripe peaches, and undertones of mulling spices such as cinnamon, and nutmeg, Spiced Peach is a perfect balance between fresh fruit, and warm spices.

Shanken News Daily
Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 4, 2021 - Shanken News Daily

New England neighbors Harpoon Brewery and WhistlePig Whiskey are collaborating on a release for the third year running. Called Harpoon Green Mountain Ryed, it's a blended New England Rye IPA created by mixing a barrel-aged Imperial Rye Ale with a ... Continue reading →

Are Costume Contact Lenses Safe for Kids?

Halloween is right around the corner, and your kids are probably busy planning the perfect costume. Of course, they'll need accessories to complete their look: makeup, wigs, fake blood, and maybe even decorative contact lenses. Colorful cosmetic contacts have grown in popularity in recent years, especially for the Halloween season.

Jessie Kanzer helps people unplug from social media

Social media companies are under fire after a Facebook whistleblower said that company knew its platform can lead to emotional problems in teens. This leaves serious questions regarding the information they're consuming, their privacy, and the impact it's having on a child's mental health. It's an issue Jessie Kanzer can relate.

The Salinas Californian
Some Salinas residents will see their garbage bill increase due to a new franchise agreement

Salinas City Council came to an agreement with Republic Services regarding the transportation and disposal of solid waste. The new agreement between the city and Republic Services makes the city compliant with Senate Bill 1383, a state mandate meant to address greenhouse gases. Some residents will see their garage bill increase due to the new agreement.

NBC 7 San Diego
Otay Mesa Compost Facility Unveiled Ahead of New Food Waste Recycling Law

Doing the dishes and taking out the trash are going to change forever for many San Diegans on Jan. 1, 2022. That's when California State Bill 1383 finally starts stretching its legs as law. That law will require a majority of California homes and businesses to recycle food waste with yard waste.

Good Housekeeping
Celebrating the Teacher Heroes in Our Lives

Educators of all levels, from preschool to community college, shared the high points of their jobs, their inspiration - the most urgent issues facing students today. The lesson? When it comes to facing the future with confidence, no one is quite as essential as a teacher.

FSR magazine
Frontier Organic Co-op Helps Make a Difference

September is Hunger Action Month. Currently, there are over 42 million people facing food insecurity in the US, including 13 million children. Few business leaders have championed the cause of food insecurity better than Simply Organic and its parent company, Frontier Co-op.

Brevard County expands COVID-19 testing, vaccine access to residents

COCOA, Fla. - Officials in Brevard County are expanding how they treat the community for COVID-19. On Friday, COVID-19 vaccination came with a free oil change at a Midas on Cocoa Boulevard in Cocoa. "We wanted everyone to get vaccinated who wants to be vaccinated," said Ron Katz with Midas.

Florida Today
'Taking care of the community': businessman offers vaccines at auto shop, free oil change

Support local journalism. Unlock unlimited digital access to floridatoday.com Click here and subscribe today. Ron Katz wants to take care of the community. As the owner of three Midas auto shops across Florida and an immunocompromised person, he watched the number of COVID-19 cases increase over recent weeks and decided to try to help from within his shops.

Daily Mom
Gorgeous Back To Work Clothes, Shoes, And More For Professionals In 2021

This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. For many of you, your home has become your office; however, as many businesses begin to resume in-person work, the workforce is heading back into the office.

Verywell Family
Recess Quality Impacts Student Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Health

A new study, published in the Journal of School Health, measured the quality of recess based on safety, equipment, inclusion among other kids, and the options they had for play. The findings were clear-the quality of recess accurately correlated with executive functioning problems, resilience, emotional self-control, and adaptive classroom behaviors.

The Economic Times
Freshworks appoints Randi Bryant as its first chief diversity and inclusion officer

Chennai: SaaS startup Freshworks Inc. on Tuesday said it has appointed diversity advocate Randi Bryant as its first chief diversity and inclusion officer. She brings more than 20 years of experience to the San Mateo, California-based company, having worked at organisations like Comcast, McDonald's, the New York Transit Authority, and the US Department of State.

This Summer, Jobs Come With a Hefty Signing Bonus

Signing bonuses are usually reserved for professional athletes and a privileged few white-collar professionals. Not this summer. As U.S. employers' search for hires increases in urgency-especially in the manufacturing, logistics, healthcare and food-service industries-truck drivers, hotel cleaners and warehouse workers are being offered signing bonuses of hundreds and even thousands of dollars.

The Economic Times
Freshworks appoints Randi Bryant as its first chief diversity and inclusion officer

Chennai: SaaS startup Freshworks Inc. on Tuesday said it has appointed diversity advocate Randi Bryant as its first chief diversity and inclusion officer. She brings more than 20 years of experience to the San Mateo, California-based company, having worked at organisations like Comcast, McDonald's, the New York Transit Authority, and the US Department of State.

Talent Board
The CandEs Shop Talk With Megan Schulte (#146) - Talent Board

The CandEs Shop Talk Podcast welcomes Megan Schulte, VP of Human Resources at Frontier Co-op, a cooperatively owned wholesaler of natural and organic products, as we talk about helping people exiting prison find jobs. Listen in on how improving candidate experience impacts recruiting and the business bottom line.

Ladders | Business News & Career Advice
Looking for a job? Watch out for these 4 insane new hire perks

Some companies take their new hire perks a step further than the rest - as hiring is in a full frenzy as the business world gears up post-COVID - and if you are hunting for a new role, these are the four most insane perks you can get just for being hired.

Red Tricycle
New Health & Safety Innovations for Babies & Toddlers

Keeping your baby healthy and safe involves more than babyproofing. And new technology is here to help. Check out these recently released products that make your life with baby easier, healthier and safer. From thermometers and baby monitors to sanitizers and air monitors, they're guaranteed to bring you peace of mind.

Slate Magazine
Who Gets the Streets Now?

The city wants to build a bike lane, and the car people want to stop it. If you follow local politics anywhere, you've heard this story before. But this time there's a twist: Businesses on Washington, D.C.'s Ninth Street NW aren't just fighting to keep parking spots so their customers can drive to dinner.

Father's Day Gift Guide: Best Gifts For Business Travelers

If your dad is always on the go, you have probably developed your own special traditions for staying close when distance presents inevitable challenges. These presents can help you stay connected or simply make your dad's life better during his professional adventures.

Summer travel forecast calls for longer waits, fewer choices

After a year of coronavirus lockdowns, the start of summer beckons with vacation plans made possible by relaxed COVID-19 restrictions. But a severe worker shortage brings a warning for travelers: Expect delays and pack a little patience.

6abc Philadelphia
Local businesses are offering cash, classes and more for new hires

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A record shortage of workers in the service and hospitality industry is prompting businesses to offer unheard of incentives to potential employees. That includes all kinds of perks from bonuses to housing. Right now, getting people to work is not easy.

Restaurants Turn to Hiring Bonuses to Entice Workers

As restaurant capacities across the country increase, so does their need for staff. But what many restaurant employers have characterized as a restaurant labor shortage is ongoing. The root of the issue is twofold: There are now many, many jobs to be filled and, more impactfully, many restaurant workers are deciding that a return to restaurant work simply isn't worth it.

Nation's Restaurant News
Restaurant menus will stay lean, efficient and smart in 2022

Better, leaner, more efficient menus are in our (near) future as restaurant operators, forced to cut costs and streamline operations in the face of changes wrought by the pandemic, have gotten rid of loss leaders and slow movers. Even so, as the cost of doing business rises, guests can expect to pay more for their favorite food in many restaurants.

Washington City Paper
Cuba Libre Is Recruiting 60 Workers, Offering Bonuses in Cryptocurrency

We dive deep on the day's biggest story and share links to everything you need to know. Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar in Penn Quarter is looking to hire 60 people now that restaurants and bars officially have the green light to fully reopen in D.C. Friday.

6abc Philadelphia
Cuba Libre's Empanada Alley delivering empanadas to your doorstep

With Cuba Libre, two-time James Beard Award winning Chef Guillermo Pernot aims to offer a window into the food culture of Havana. And in Old City, that window now opens to an alley of empanadas. It's an online-only concept with five empanada flavors to choose from -chicken, beef, pork, tuna, veggie and a dessert-style guava cream cheese, all baked in house to order.

How independent agencies are reimagining the office

Vaccinations against COVID-19 are ramping up across the country. But while the world is anxious to get back to normal, the new normal looks different. 2020 showed agencies that it's not only possible to work efficiently from home, but doing so is also a major cost saver.

10 Bartenders Name The Best Bourbons For Fans Of Charred-Woody Flavors

When it comes to crafting great whiskey (specifically bourbon, which is today's topic) there are four main components. The first is the water. You need a great source of water to make amazing whiskey. The second is the grains. When it comes to bourbon, corn is center stage.

VEDGEco launches Planted Chef Challenge: Bakery Edition

VEDGEco, the first nationwide wholesaler of 100 percent plant-based food, is pleased to announce the launch of the Planted Chef Challenge: Bakery Edition, a campaign that encourages independent bakeries across the country to veganize one of their popular baked goods. "The demand for plant-based foods, including bakery items, has never been higher," said Trevor Hitch, CEO of VEDGEco.

Restaurant Workers In High Demand In Philadelphia, Nationwide

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - If you are looking for restaurant employment, you are one hot commodity. Local eateries are expanding for spring and that means they need staff, pronto. From referral bonuses to extra flexible schedules, restaurants in our region and across the country are finding ways to woo the best and brightest.


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Who's News in Catering for April 3, 2021

Taylored Hospitality Solutions, LLC and Fulton Market Consulting, LLC have created a new series of educational and training books for the hospitality industry. Catering Chronicles can be used as a series or a single volume for not only employees, owners and companies of all sizes, but also students and educators interested in learning best practices.

Spring Reboot

Lifestyle Influencer, Megan Thomas Head is here to help with some amazing products to kick off this Spring. Check out the products mentioned in the segment: ​ CatCaveCo is the #1 producer of this type of cozy cat cave which is also great for small dogs. Available at catcaveco.com.

Spring Reboot

Lifestyle Influencer Megan Thomas Head is here to help kick off this Spring with some amazing products! CORE Refrigerated Plant-Based Nutrition Bars CORE Bars are the ultimate superior nutrition bar that doesn't compromise on taste! They are made with delicious real ingredients and include prebiotic fiber and probiotics proven to help support a healthy immune [...]

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: As food insecurity soars, Simply Organic funds innovative solutions

Since the pandemic began, food insecurity in America has increased exponentially, and stakeholders across the value chain are stepping up to provide relief, including Simply Organic, which is giving $150,000 to five organizations that not only help put food on the tables of those in need but which do so with an eye towards environmental sustainability and reducing the risk of food insecurity going forward.

FOX News Radio
Evening Edition: The Importance Of Telemedicine During the Pandemic

Telemedicine and virtual doctor visits are not new but the pandemic has made the technology a vital part of health care. Patients continue to mostly avoid in-person appointments due to COVID-19 fears and are now turning to innovations in telemedicine. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Anjali Kataria and

Food & Wine
How an Indigenous Tribe Is Preserving Ancestral Lands by Cultivating Heritage Sugar

Using traditional, regenerative farming methods that protect biodiversity, Arhuaco tribespeople in Colombia cultivate rare sugar from ancient varieties. Karina Mitchell was visiting her ancestral home of Colombia with her husband, Hustino, and their two young children when the country shut down due to COVID-19.

Tony Bedard of Frontier Coop: "Make your own luck"

I'm very proud of the impact our co-op has on our world and all the lives we touch. We have a longstanding sustainable sourcing program called Well Earth, through which we are able to develop and foster long term relationships with our sourcing partners, investing in their businesses and communities around the world.

VIDEO: Virtual healthcare amid the COVID-19 pandemic

KAAL-TV Updated: February 23, 2021 07:03 PM Created: February 23, 2021 06:20 PM (ABC 6 NEWS)--The CEO and Co-founder of Mytonomy went in-depth on ABC 6 News Tonight about virtual healthcare amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community donations delivered to Barrie, Ont.'s Roberta Place Long Term Care

BARRIE, ONT. -- A trailer full of gifts for residents of Roberta Place was delivered to the Barrie long-term care home Saturday afternoon. Earlier this week, Brian and Shannon Chaulk, owners of Midas Auto Service & Tires on Yonge Street, asked the community to donate snacks, books, puzzles and other comfort items. "We heard so many times on the news how bad the outbreak was at Roberta Place.

Elite Learning
Vaccination Vindication: Regaining Public Trust - Elite Learning

As it relates to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its impact on society, the use of "unprecedented" has probably been inaccurately overused. The world has previously experienced pandemics. There have been quarantines to endure, masks to wear, and new vaccinations to be received at various points throughout history.

'Lifeblood of our community': Metro Washington Restaurant Week kicks off Monday

Between COVID-19 and unprecedented lockdowns on the nation's capital during the inauguration, area restaurateurs are hoping to get a boost when Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week kicks off Monday. As if the pandemic wasn't bad enough, the security procedures that went into place following the pro-Trump riot on January 6 meant restaurants were dealt another blow, losing the steady stream of customers that is typical during an inauguration.

The New Face of Charitable Giving During the Pandemic

The pandemic has inspired a wave of charitable giving-some through traditional methods, some by more innovative means. "We have seen an incredible generosity for Covid-related giving since the beginning of the pandemic," says Una Osili, associate dean for research and international programs at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Fidelity Charitable reports its clients made donations of more than $8.1 billion last year through Dec.

Saliva Tests for COVID-19 as Effective as Swabs

Researchers say new saliva tests are nearly as accurate as throat and nasal swabs to detect COVID-19. They note that the tests are easier and less invasive than other exams, factors that could help increase the number of COVID-19 tests. Some at-home tests require a prescription, and some need to be sent to labs while others don't.

Global Traveler
Working Well

Health & Wellness in the workplace featuring Cohere

When Can You Get The COVID Vaccine? Here's What We Know So Far

After months of hope and anticipation, COVID-19 vaccines are finally available: one from Pfizer-BioNTech and the other from Moderna. These desperately needed vaccines arrived just in time for the New Year, but things aren't exactly going as planned, and if you're asking when you'll be offered inoculation against the virus that is claiming as many as 4,000 lives a day in the U.S., we're sorry to say that there is no simple answer to your perfectly simple question.

6 Innovative Startups That Use AI to Address Critical Business Concerns

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer confined to the domain of science fiction, as it already has a wide range of real-world applications. According to a Gartner study, 37% of organizations have already started using AI in one form or another over the last four years.

Employees rate the best CEOs in the business (No. 1 is Eric Yuan of Zoom)

You'll want to work for one of these large or small-to-midsize companies, with rankings gathered from a year of research and 10M ratings across 60K US companies. There's no more of an honest assessment when it's given anonymously, and that's how the workplace culture and compensation monitoring site Comparably compiled its annual "best of/top" lists.

Elite Learning
Help is on the Way for Healthcare Workers - Elite Learning

At least 200,000 U.S. healthcare workers have been infected with the coronavirus. Healthcare professionals have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis since the virus first arrived on U.S. shores, caring for and coming in close contact with infected and potentially infected patients in crowded hospitals and healthcare systems on a daily basis.

North Texas Inno
Dallas startup livens up the workplace with subscription desk art packages

Even though Mark Bauer saw his company's product livening up the workplace, he sees no reason why people wouldn't want to do that with the ones they have at their homes. Combining work from past masters with that of current artists, Bauer launched the desk art subscription delivery startup Monesk in October.

Signal adds encrypted group video calls that friends can pop in and out of

The best messaging app around just got even better. Signal, the free and open source encrypted messaging app, launched end-to-end encrypted group video calls Tuesday. The feature, which at present is limited to five people per call, allows members of a Signal group to pop in and out of an ongoing call at will.

The Verge
Signal adds support for encrypted group video calls

Encrypted messaging app Signal has added support for group video calls for up to five people, the company has announced. Group calls can be started by tapping the video call button at the top of a supported group chat. Calls are "end-to-end encrypted - like everything else on Signal," the company says.

CultureMap Dallas
Dallas company will deliver tiny desk art to your office every month

A Dallas startup is bringing work by emerging artists to your desk. Monesk is a monthly subscription service featuring tiny desk art, with two goals: to make art more accessible as a tool for mindfulness and to support artists. The subscription service sends out small, tabletop-sized prints, almost like arty postcards, but with the option to purchase a full-size version.

Tire Business
Midas franchisees donate refurbished vehicles to those in need

During this season of giving, several Midas International L.L.C. franchisees around the country have been supporting their local charities and collecting donations from the public.Here are a few of the most recent Midas charity activities: Jim Glaser, owner of Midas of Grafton in Grafton, Wis.,...

Marc Kuo: "Stay intellectually honest and transparent"

The fact that most businesses are still manually planning routes is a big problem for the environment. Third- party environmental consultants estimated carbon emission reductions equivalent to planting 86 trees/year for every driver that switches over from manually planned routes to ones optimized by Routific.

NBC News
Turkey takeout is the 2020 way to celebrate Thanksgiving

With the pandemic still raging, more people are staying home for Thanksgiving, celebrating in small groups and over Zoom - but they're also planning to splurge. Restaurants have taken notice. "It's still a time to get together, just in smaller groups or not at all, but still have that Thanksgiving comfort," Michelle Poteaux, owner of Bastille, a restaurant in Alexandria, Virginia, told NBC News.

Innovators & Disruptors: The 2020 Tech 25

THE BRIGHT SPOT OF 2020: INNOVATORS By Dara Klatt, with Maria Blanco, Asa Hiken & Catherine Trifiletti | Portraits by Tony Powell There is a certain fortitude in innovators' eyes. Stare into the pupils of our tech 25 leaders and you'll see dogged determination across the gamut-the kind of look that says, "go ahead and push me down.

6abc Philadelphia
Gov. Phil Murphy imposes new COVID-19 restrictions: Everything you should know

TRENTON, New Jersey (WPVI) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said bars and restaurants must halt indoor dining from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Thursday in an attempt to control a resurgence of the coronavirus. "We need to change our mindset, we have to shake off the pandemic fatigue that we all feel," Murphy said Monday during a news conference in Trenton.

This Lady Blogs
For Everyone - This Lady Blogs

Spread the Christmas Cheer Holiday Gift Guide 2020 Gifts for Everyone (Follow the quick and easy links below to visit our other gift guide categories) For Him | For Kids | For Pets | For Her | For Teens Facemasks from ForTheFeel Facemasks are not only a barrier against infection, but they are also [...]

Apartment Therapy
13 Surprising Things Alexa Can Help You Do

If you have a virtual assistant, chances are you've only just begun to scratch the surface of functionality. To help you get the most out of your device, we've rounded up more than a dozen lesser-known features of Amazon's Alexa.

Flume 2 Smart Water Leak Monitor

Water leaks can be quite costly and painful if not caught early. The Flume 2 water leak monitor can help you detect problematic leaks early. It alerts you to leaks all over your home and also lets you monitor your water usage in real-time. This water monitor also helps you save money on your bill.

The Best Holiday 2020 Gifts That Give Back - fountainof30.com

Instead of just giving any old holiday gift this season, how about considering one that gives back? This year, more than ever, so many people are hurting, so why not consider one that helps? Below are our picks of holiday gifts that give back and donate a percentage of sales to charity or help a community in some way.

Stephanie Wagner: "Don't focus on competing with anyone but yourself"

The clothing we buy and wear plays a huge role in our current climate crisis, and the U.S. government has yet to acknowledge, place restrictions, or impose regulations on the fashion supply chain. As a consumer myself, I realize that industries have no choice but to respond to our actions and demands.

Flume 2 Smart Home Water Monitor Review

Along with increased utility bills, undetected water leaks can lead to thousands of dollars of damage to your home if not caught in time. Spot water detectors like the $59.99 D-Link mydlink Wi-Fi Water Sensor DCH-S161 will sound an alarm if water is collecting in a specific area, but they won't detect systemwide leaks and provide daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly water usage reports like the Flume 2 Smart Home Water Monitor ($199) does.

The Healthy
5 Types of Face Mask Accessories You Really Need, According to Doctors

Face masks are a necessary part of everyday life for the foreseeable future due to coronavirus. Therefore, it helps to find ways to make wearing masks as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. After all, the more comfortable you feel in your mask, the more likely you are to wear it.

Flume 2 helps conserve water and prevent home flooding from burst pipes

Flume 2 monitors your home's water usage and can detect leaks both inside and outside of your home. Flume 2 installs right over your existing main water meter without the need to cut pipes. An early 2021 update will allow Flume 2 to individually monitor appliance water usage.

Flume Launches Second Generation Smart Home Water Monitor

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Flume, the company that brings connectivity and intelligence to residential water usage, today announced the launch of Flume 2 Smart Home Water Monitor. The product, which digitizes water usage and liberates information previously only available on monthly water bills, is the second iteration of the company's inaugural device which launched in 2015.

Flume 2 Smart Home Water Monitor review: 2nd generation is even better

As in-home disasters go, a water leak is among the worst of the bunch, made even more troubling by the fact that many leaks go undetected in the form of unnoticed drips or toilets that never stop running, all of which can drive up your water bill-not to mention the insidious damage water can cause to your home.

Android Central
Flume 2 helps conserve water and prevent home flooding from burst pipes

Flume 2 monitors your home's water usage and can detect leaks both inside and outside of your home. Flume 2 installs right over your existing main water meter without the need to cut pipes. An early 2021 update will allow Flume 2 to individually monitor appliance water usage.

ENSPIRE Magazine
Changing Fashion Industry One Ethical Face Mask At A Time - ENSPIRE Magazine

( ENSPIRE Features ) ForTheFeel Founder Stephanie Wagner Wants Consumers More Conscious of Inhaling Materials ENSPIRE Contributor: Adriana Georgiades As the COVID-19 pandemic has inaugurated face masks into our daily wardrobes, an increasing number of brands are pivoting to include them in their inventory. While facemasks are crucial in combating the spread of the coronavirus, [...]

Martha Stewart
The Seven Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Want to make it in your own business? High achievers share their best advice. Have you ever wondered how to turn your dreams of owning your own business into a reality? We can help. Each week, as part of our Self Made series, we showcase female entrepreneurs-as well as their quality, handmade goods-and share their best advice related to starting, maintaining, and growing your own business.

Sen. Warner: 'I'm committed to getting to yes' on restaurant aid | WTOP

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner told around two dozen independent restaurant owners and larger restaurant groups that he believes a compromise bill will provide some financial relief to restaurants struggling to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. "Some of these independent restaurants are hanging on by their fingertips," said the Virginia Democrat after listening to restaurateurs' concerns at Hen Quarter, on King Street, in Old Town Alexandria.

Chow down with DC Streatery

Chef Guillermo Pernot of Cuba Libré shares details about the Downtown DC Dineout in Penn Quarter taking place on the weekends.

NBC4 Washington
DC 'Streatery' Opens Downtown With Aim to Keep Restaurants Afloat

Patio season starts to wind down this time of year, but for many restaurants, outdoor dining is their only hope of survival amid the pandemic. Expanded outdoor dining - be it a small parklet or full-blown "streatery" has been a godsend for the industry during the summer.

Norfolk entrepreneur creates face masks that focus on the feel

NORFOLK - Stephanie Wagner wants to propose legislation that will change the fabrics used in the $2.4 trillion fashion industry forever, but for now her efforts are concentrated on manufacturing safe face masks. Wagner, chief executive officer and founder of ForTheFeel, launched her company with a mission to connect consumers online with compassionate apparel made with clean, sustainable and premium materials.

A Streatery Is Coming to Downtown DC This Week

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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
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.

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
‎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.

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.

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
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
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.

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
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
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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
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.

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
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....

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.....

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

37 Personalized Gifts To Prove How Well You Know Them

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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.

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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.

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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...

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'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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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
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.

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.

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.

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
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

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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?

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Beatles 50th Anniversary

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.


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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.

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.

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.

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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.

Government shutdown 2013: Free food, drinks, services

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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)

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.

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.

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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

"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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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...

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

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)

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.

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
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, ...

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.

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.

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.

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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 ...

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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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.


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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.

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.

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
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
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.

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.

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.

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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
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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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
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
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
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...

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
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
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 .

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.

Fat Tire Tours
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....

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.

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.

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
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
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.