Wikimedia CommonsFamous Nathan's, which Murray Handwerker made really famous.Over the weekend two people who played major roles in the modernization of the food industry died. Murry Handwerker, 89, of Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs passed away on Saturday. Canadian potato entrepreneur Wallace McCai ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/mr_t_in_dcWhich St. Louis Coffee Party will reign supreme?The St. Louis Tea Party turned one year old last weekend. To celebrate, not one, but two, fledgling political groups are throwing their own warm beverage parties. Coincidentally, but not surprisingly, both call themselves ... More >>
If you want to learn political theory, go to school. If you want to learn about the reality of politics, go to a neighborhood bar.I arrived at La Rocca's ten minutes into the State of the Union address. Five men sat at the bar, silent, engrossed in the speech. They turned to look at me as I tiptoed ... More >>
strictlyfitteds.comWe know who President Obama will be pulling for -- the American League. This just in from Major League Baseball: PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA TO THROW OUT FIRST PITCH AT MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ALL-STAR GAMEObama to Become the Fourth U.S. President to Throw Out First Pitch at MLB All-Star ... More >>
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