Brownsdale Bites – Austin Daily Herald

Brownsdale Bites – Austin Daily Herald

Can bad-credit loans affect your credit rating? While it’s true that bad credit can affect your credit score however the impact can be either positive or negative. Negative credit history could result in the rejection of loans. Most lenders don’t check your credit score as well as credit report prior to …

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Celebrate Asian Communities in North America

According to Research benchthe Asian population in the United States has nearly doubled in the past two decades and is now expected to exceed 46 million by 2060. From Asian ethnic groups such as the Hmong of Wisconsin to the Chinese-Jamaican population of Toronto, Asian populations form a wide range …

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New Deals to Accelerate Donut Franchise Shipley’s Growth, Plus Other Development News | Franchise News

Three agreements with Shipley Do-Nuts will bring more than 50 units to Georgia and Maryland. Based in Dallas ARFD Foodsoperated by Andrew Robertson and Franklin Diaz, has signed for 25 locations in Georgia, while Oziel Rodriguez, operator Sweet Donuts Investments, has reached an agreement for five stores. In Maryland, cousins …

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The Birria Queen has become Taco Royalty

It’s 6 p.m. on a hot Monday in April and Donelle Mendoza has been cooking since noon. Bad Bunny and Ramón Ayala blow up an iPhone in his northeast Austin apartment when an incoming call abruptly interrupts a manic accordion solo. On this side of the line, she rattles off …

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Celebrate National Breast Day with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Dallas, May 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Did you know beef brisket is one of the most versatile cuts of meat? It is not surprising that it has its own national holiday. There’s no better way to celebrate than with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, where our experienced pitmasters serve legit. Texas. …

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“Here for the right reasons?” Houston paid $240,000 to bring The Bachelor to Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — At the start of a recent episode of ABC’s The Bachelor, a contestant shrugs her shoulders as she shouts, “We’re going to Houston, baby. I’m ready for some Texas fun.” Episodes four and five of the reality show’s 26th season were filmed in Houston in October …

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Thomas Keller and Rohini Dey honored at the Chicago gala

“It is very rare to see a profession evolve and I am lucky… to have seen this profession grow since its beginnings”, Thomas Keller told participants of the 25and MenuMasters annual celebration as he was inducted into the Drake Hotel Hall of Fame in Chicago on Saturday. He said he …

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New Denver restaurants open this week, May 14-20

As the pressures of staff shortages, rising costs and other challenges of running a restaurant during a pandemic continue, restaurant closures – temporary and permanent – ​​are on the rise. This week we learned of three upcoming closures: Blue Ocean/Little Chengdu, To the Wind and Freshcraft, all of which will …

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Gun violence leaves Deep Ellum suspicious

After a series of gun violence and a public rebuke from rapper T-Pain about crime in the neighborhood, Deep Ellum’s business owners grow suspicious. Police and business owners are stepping up security ahead of the summer peak season for bars, clubs and restaurants that line Dallas‘ main nightlife thoroughfare, and …

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Houston Symphony’s New Conductor Talks Music and Explores Houston

Juraj Valcuha, Music Director of the Houston Symphony Orchestra Photo: Luciano Romano The Slovakian capital of Bratislava, birthplace of Houston Symphony Designated Music Director Juraj Valčuha, is a cultural hub: close enough to Vienna, Budapest and Prague to make it an interesting place to grow up. The countryside is saturated …

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Nashville’s hot chicken food truck brand expands to Katy

Food & Culture // Restaurants & Bars Greg Morago, Personal editor May 20, 2022Updated: May 20, 2022 9:50 a.m. This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of6The Houston-based Clutch City Cluckers, a food truck concept selling hot chicken, will open its third Houston location at …

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Public Notice: Showdown on Main Streets: Applying Softer, Softer Rewrite of the Land Use Planning Code to Transit Corridors – News

Compatibility standards at a glance: Any property that is zoned or used as single-family (to the right of this city graph) controls the height of nearby commercial properties. These need to be at least 200 feet apart before they can get 50 feet high, which is higher than the standard …

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Fort Worth’s oldest restaurant, Paris Coffee Shop, has reopened

The biggest challenge of reinventing an old restaurant, says Fort Worth chef and restaurateur Lou Lambert, is to “embrace the heritage.” They did it at Paris Coffee Shop, the 95-year-old restaurant in Fort Worth that reopened Thursday, May 19, 2022, after eight months of renovations. Paris Coffee Shop has tanning …

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McDonald’s era in Russia is coming to an end, restaurants are selling out

McDonald’s began selling its restaurants in Russia 30 years after the burger chain became a potent symbol of the easing of Cold War tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union. The Chicago burger giant said its existing licensee Alexander Govor, which operates 25 restaurants in Siberia, has agreed …

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These restaurants feed on fresh, locally sourced ingredients

Chefs such as Josh Tomson harvest from their on-site gardens. Woodloch Lodge In order to provide their customers with the freshest, tastiest and healthiest dishes available, the sustainably conscious chefs harvest from their on-site gardens or look to local growers as their main source of food supply. This practice of …

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Austin scores career-high 20 as Mystics beat Wings 84-68

May 17, 2022Updated: May 17, 2022 10:28 p.m. ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shakira Austin, the No. 3 overall pick in last month’s draft, scored 12 of her career-high 20 points in the second half as the Washington Mystics retired for a 84-68 win over the Dallas Wings on Tuesday night. …

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Curry Up Now makes its Dallas debut

Curry Up Now, a California-based franchise, will debut in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex this summer, bringing its award-winning Indian fast food restaurant chain to The Colony’s Grandscape. The restaurant will feature a large dining room, a dog-friendly outdoor patio, and a globally-inspired craft cocktail bar, Mortar and Pestle, serving specialty …

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McDonald’s to sell Russia business and leave the country – Houston Today

McDonald’s is closing in Russia, ending an era of optimism and deepening the country’s isolation from its war in ukraine. The Chicago burger giant confirmed on Monday that it was selling its 850 restaurants in Russia. McDonald’s said it would seek a buyer who would employ its 62,000 workers in …

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3 Texas restaurants you didn’t know were owned by celebrities

Celebrity restaurants are all over the world, and there are even a few places in Texas that exist on this list. Some of them include Jimmy Buffet’s San Antonio Margaritaville and Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Kitchen in Austin and Houston. There are Lone Star State restaurants that don’t have such an …

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Mansfield restaurant distributes baby formula to those in need

MANSFIELD, TX – As families across the country struggle to find formula on their shelves, a North Texas restaurant has started handing out formula to those who can’t find it. Many Metroplex moms are logging on via social media, all in the same boat looking for baby formula. “I literally …

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‘We just don’t have enough workers:’ restaurants rocked by labor shortages and inflation – Houston Today

When a fried chicken chain opened its first restaurant in Atlantic Canada, it was so popular it had to reduce its hours of operation. The Popeyes Louisiana kitchen, which opened a few weeks ago in a suburb of Halifax, has reduced its hours due to high demand which left staff …

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This is what the Outback Steakhouse of the future looks like

By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business (CNN) — Outback steakhouses of the future won’t be as big as the outback itself. Like many casual dining chains, Outback is looking to a post-pandemic future in which delivery and takeout orders are increasingly important to the bottom line. So the chain, known for …

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Austin promotes the adoption of cryptography; III Forks Restaurant Begins Accepting Bitcoin Payments

In April, Austin steakhouse III Forks said it would enter the blockchain space by accepting Bitcoin through BitPay on the Bitcoin Lightning Network. III Forks, owned by CRO, Inc., is the company’s first restaurant to begin accepting Bitcoin. Customers can now notify their server at checkout that they wish to …

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Ways to save on everyday items – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

None of us are immune to the rising prices of everything from gas to groceries. That’s why we wanted to give tips on how to save and budget during this inflation. “Well, consumers are definitely feeling higher prices across the board, but especially on everyday items,” said Kimberly Palmer, a …

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Houston Farmhouse Dinner sees top chefs create delicious alchemy on a truly chilled garden evening

What: Recipe for the delicious alchemy banquet of success Or: Farms of Hope PC time: The dinner evening showcasing the fresh products that recipe for success grows on its seven-acre urban farm showcased the talents of 10 chefs who offered their expertise to deliver a garden-fresh dinner. With some added …

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Empty Bowls, an international effort to fight hunger, will be held May 14 at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main.

Food & Culture // Restaurants & Bars May 12, 2022 This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main. Purchasing handcrafted bowls will benefit the work of the Houston Food Bank.”/>1of8 Empty Bowls, an international effort to fight hunger, will …

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Chefs Kwame Onwuachi and Reem Assil host culinary events in Austin

Two notable chefs – Reem Assil of Oakland’s Arab Bakery Reem’s and Kwame Onwuachi of Washington, D.C. and most recently Afro-Caribbean restaurant Kith/Kin – are coming to Austin for two respective cookbook events over the next two months. . First, Assil’s event for his cookbook Arabiyya takes place with South …

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Three-Day Weekend at a Texas Hill Country Oasis

Stipulated: weekend getaways deserve three days. Longer, and… it’s not really a weekend. Hence our series, Three Day Weekend, dedicated to revealing the best destinations in the state. Going away for a long weekend is supposed to be relaxing, but with all the necessary planning and coordination, that tranquility can …

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My Top 5: Culinary Director and Executive Chef Brandi Key

Culinary Director and Executive Chef Brandi Key shares her top 5 things to do in Houston | Pictured: Sabrina Miskelly; Courtesy of Brandi Key In our My Top 5 series, we look to the Houstonians who create and shape the character of Houston and ask them to share their own …

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How flexible rental arrangements can save a restaurant

Nicola Blaque owns Caribbean restaurants The Jerk Shack and Mi Roti in San Antonio, Texas. Its third restaurant will debut next year inside Hemisfair, a park run by a nonprofit organization offering local business owners restored homes with flexible rental contracts. I had a restaurant about five miles from Hemisfair, …

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Less immigrant labor in the United States contributing to higher prices

Just 10 miles from the Rio Grande, Mike Helle’s farm is so short of immigrant workers that he has replaced 450 acres of labor-intensive leafy greens with crops that can be harvested by machines. In Houston, Al Flores has raised the price of his barbecue restaurant’s brisket plate because the …

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Final Pouring of Heights Wine Bar and Other Closings Lead Our Top Stories

Editor’s note: Time to recap the main stories on CultureMap from the past week. 1. Exit of Heights wine bar leads to closure of 3 restaurants in Houston to know right now. Rising rents and other challenges mean three more Houston restaurants are closing. 2. Sleek new Boulevard Oaks tower …

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Don’t just buy local, eat this way too

If you need an incentive to dine somewhere in Southeast Texas — and you really shouldn’t — the fourth annual Restaurant Week should whet your appetite. Once again, the Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau is making a special effort to remind area residents that they don’t have to travel to …

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Dallas wins home draw streak against Seattle Sounders

Seattle Sounders FC (2-4-1, 12th in the Western Conference) against FC Dallas (4-1-4, third in the Western Conference) Frisco, TX; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: FC Dallas -134, Seattle +338, Draw +294; over/under is 2.5 goals BOTTOM LINE: Dallas hosts the Seattle Sounders after going 0-4 in a …

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Alcohol sales in San Antonio topped $74.3 million in March

Sales were stronger than even before the pre-pandemic years, when overall sales in March reached $66.1 million in 2018 and $67.2 million in 2019. March had the strongest alcohol sales so far in 2022. Alcohol sales in January and February were $63.1 million combined. The April issues are still not …

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Beijing closes 10% of subway stations to stem the spread of COVID

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing on Wednesday closed about 10% of stations in its extensive subway system as an additional measure against the spread of the coronavirus. The metro authority, in a brief message, said only that the measure of closing 40 stations, mostly in the city center, was taken as …

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Maple Street Food Hall brings foodie treasures to the Medical District

A local food hall that has been in the works for nearly three years is making its long-awaited debut. Called Maple street food hallit’s a new concept in the Dallas Medical District offering a collection of five chef-led food concepts under one roof, including cuisines such as Asian, Mexican, Healthy/Organic, …

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How will restaurants do takeout after the May 4 bag and polystyrene ban?

New Jersey’s ban on tougher polystyrene bags and containers goes into effect Wednesday, but Garden State restaurants will still be able to bag food you want to take home. Amanda Stone, director of government affairs for the New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association, said food wrapped in plastic bags will …

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DC Hosts Its First-Ever Plant-Based Restaurant Week

Next week, Washington, DC will host the city’s first Veg Restaurant Week – a week-long event to showcase the city’s most exciting plant-based dishes. Signed into effect by Mayor Muriel Bowser, the plant-based celebration will run May 7-14, in partnership with restaurants and vegan chefs across the city. Bowser helped …

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Twin Peaks Restaurant Brings “Sports Lodge” Concept to Western Pennsylvania Locations

The Pittsburgh area is known for its sports teams, sports fans and, to a lesser extent, sports bars. And it looks like western Pennsylvania will make room for another of these with a bit of a twist. The Twin Peaks restaurant chain, based in the Dallas suburb of Lewisville, announced …

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Tortas, birria and tacos, OH MY! Plus, popular Midtown spot, The Breakfast Klub, serves up delicious fried food.

This week on Texas Eats, host David Elder pays a visit to Tacos Doña Lena in West Houston where authentic Mexican dishes such as birria and tortas are served with a side of love. He talks with the owner about what inspired him to open a restaurant named after his …

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5 Texas Restaurants Included in Forbes Travel Guide’s 2022 Star Award Winners

TEXAS (KETK) — Forbes Travel Guide released its 2022 Star Award winners on Tuesday, listing more than 1,000 destinations, including hotels, restaurants and spas from around the world. Of the many properties on the list, five Texas restaurants were shortlisted. When selecting recipients of the Star Awards, Forbes Travel Guide …

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Gruene Gristmill River Restaurant and Bar celebrates 45 years in business in May

The Texas-size onion rings ($22.99) are served double-battered and fried. They also come in smaller portions. (Photos by Eric Weilbacher/Community Impact Newspaper) Gristmill River Restaurant and Bar celebrates 45 years in business in May as one of the main cornerstones of the revival of historic Gruene. The restaurant’s original building …

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The Utah-based Cupbop restaurant pitches on “Shark Tank.”

The owners of the Utah-based fast and casual Korean BBQ chain Cupbop have to present on ABC entrepreneurial reality show “Shark Aquarium.” Cupbop’s Jung Song and Dok Kwon recently recorded their appearance on the show, alongside three other companies. They pitched the idea of ​​Korean barbecue in a cup to …

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Midland County liquor sales top $6 million mark in March

Entertainment // Restaurants and bars Mercedes Cordero, MRT.com/Midland Reporter-Telegram April 28, 2022 Texas Comptroller’s Office.”/> Midland County bartenders served more than $6 million worth of beer, wine and liquor in March, according to the latest available records from the Texas Comptroller’s Office. krisanapong detraphiphat/Getty Images Midland County bartenders served more …

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Featured / Quote of the week – News

Forklift Danceworks and the Austin Animal Center teamed up on Saturday, April 23 for an outdoor performance celebrating the stories of workers caring for Austin’s rescue animals. Dogs, dog owners and puppy caretakers shook their hindquarters to raise awareness about the care shelter dogs need. (Photo by Jana Birchum) Mutiny …

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Italian cuisine, wines at the center of the festivities; Equipment hangs up the heist for Homer

Three days of Italian cuisine, culture, wine, as well as arts and crafts, demonstrations, a children’s zone and musical acts, are the focus of the third Arkansas Italian Food and Wine Festival, 4-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at the Penick Boys & Girls …

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🌱 New left turn + popular local restaurants + houses for sale

Happy Wednesday, Round Rock! Let us all catch you up to start today on an enlightened note. First, today’s weather forecast: Partial sunshine. High: 79 Low: 64. Here are the top three stories from Round Rock today: At 10:00 a.m. April 29, Williamson County officials will open a southbound left-turn …

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The Garfield Inn in Port Austin opens a new restaurant

With many Port Austin establishments undergoing management changes or changing to something new, the Garfield Inn is the latest to change. A new restaurant called Catbird is in the works for the ground floor of the historic Port Austin building, its owner having extensive restaurant experience. Originally from Philadelphia, Mindy …

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Cooking Students at Mansfield ISD Prep for Statewide Competition – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Students attending the Ben Barber Innovation Academy in Mansfield are preparing for a major statewide college competition next week, the first since the pandemic began. Knives at school attract everyone’s attention. but razor-sharp tools are an essential part of this class where excuses are not tolerated and expectations are high. …

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11 Great Houston Patio Restaurants for Alfresco Dining

One of life’s pleasures is dining outdoors, pairing delicious food and drink with refreshing views. As al fresco dining in Houston has become more popular than ever, restaurants and bars have responded by offering great patio seating like the recently opened Terrace Bar high up overlooking the White Oak Bayou …

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Top Rated BBQ Restaurants in ENC

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) – If you come from or have been to eastern North Carolina, you know how seriously we take our barbecue. Residents of eastern North Carolina take no criticism lightly when it comes to their favorite barbecue restaurants, as this part of the state is known for its …

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C&H Hawaiian Grill owner speaks out after restaurant fire | KAMR

KILLEEN, Texas – An overnight fire shut down the famed Killeen C&H Hawaiian Grill restaurant today. Owner Hensan Timo says he has never experienced anything like this in his company’s 17 years of operation and is still figuring out what happened. “He texted me and said I don’t know if …

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24-year-old behind bars in connection with fatal beatings at Pleasant Grove restaurant

A 24-year-old man is behind bars in connection with the fatal beating of a man at a restaurant in Pleasant Grove last month. Jose Carlos Zuniga is facing a murder charge in the murder of Enrique Pineda. His attorney did not immediately return a request for comment. The two men …

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Medicine-focused Houston hotel gets a makeover

FA few miles from downtown Houston and 40 miles from George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the Texas Medical Center, a concentration of treatment and teaching facilities in many medical specialties. This month, one of the largest hotels on this campus unveiled a multi-million dollar renovation focused on areas of particular …

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Another Broken Egg signs agreements for 12 new stores

America is in love with brunch, and Another Broken Egg Cafe fills the country’s demand from coast to coast. The “NextGen Casual” brand redefining the brunch category announced today that it has recently signed three new development agreements totaling 12 new locations planned for development. Included in the impressive collection …

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Austin named the best city in the United States for dating

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Archita Tekriwal and Dhruv Verma sip their drinks across from each other at Jo’s Coffee. Despite the rush of tourists and locals on South Congress Avenue, they are calm and content as they enjoy the moment together. They’ve come so far since meeting on Bumble a year …

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White House voids airplane mask warrant for now after federal judge overturns rule

United Airlines will no longer require masks on planes after the White House said it was lifting the COVID-19 restriction on Monday, at least temporarily, after a federal judge overturned the public health measure. After repeated extensions to the mask rule in the 14 months since the Biden administration mandated …

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Houston, Texas 2020

The metropolis of Texas and the largest city in the country, Houston is a well-known city around the world. It is not only rich in diverse people but also in history and culture. The small town once located in the swamps of Buffalo Bayou is now a major metropolitan destination …

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Texas hit a new employment record in March

Employment in Texas hit a new high in March as employers in the state added jobs at a record pace in the first three months of the year, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday. In total, the state added 30,100 jobs in March, bringing total employment to about 13.2 million …

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Half of independent restaurants will close without help

The food and service industry was among the hardest hit at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, when the national emergency forced many to close their doors to customers. Help has come in the form of a number of federal aid programs, the most recent of which – the Restaurant …

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Downtown development would demolish several Austin LGBTQ bars

A proposed new residential development project would dramatically change one of Austin‘s core LGBTQ neighborhoods, as reported by the Towers. The proposed plan would build a mixed-use tower from 201 to 213 West Fourth Street, which would demolish several prominent bars on the street, including Oilcan Harry’s, Coconut Club, Neon …

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North Richland Hills police identify suspect in 2003 officer shooting; authorities find a dead man

Authorities said Wednesday they had identified a suspect in the 2003 shooting of a North Richland Hills police officer, and the man was found dead as detectives prepared to arrest him this week in the Oklahoma. DNA evidence has helped police identify Mark Alan Long as the bank robber known …

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Austin’s chef from Mariupol cooks to raise money for Ukraine aid

Olga Koutseridi turned to baking and cooking as she went through an identity crisis several years ago. The home chef from Mariupol, Ukraine, originally from Austin, felt detached from her Eastern European roots, which include family ties to Russia and Ukraine, in addition to Greece. She had a difficult relationship …

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Midland County liquor sales top $5 million in February

Entertainment // Restaurants and bars Mercedes Cordero, MRT.com/Midland Reporter-Telegram April 12, 2022 Texas Comptroller’s Office.”/> Midland County bartenders served nearly $6 million worth of beer, wine and liquor in February, according to the latest available records from the Texas Comptroller’s Office. krisanapong detraphiphat/Getty Images Midland County bartenders served nearly $6 …

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Dallas Arboretum Food and Wine Festival VIP Party Kicked Off a Delicious Fundraiser

Thanks to daylight saving time, the sun made a slow but perfect set in the west as the Dallas Arboretumit is Food and wine festival presented by Dallas Southwest Osteopathic Physicians began Thursday, March 24. The scene was perfect with the downtown Dallas skyline in the background and the fairly …

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COVID-19 retreats to Austin, but officials watch BA.2 for surge risk

Austin and Travis County coronavirus cases remain low this week following the Spring Festival season, with the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients at local hospitals remaining below 50 for the past two weeks. On Friday, Austin Public Health reported that 38 people had been hospitalized with the coronavirus. Of these, …

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San Antonio’s oldest restaurant in continuous operation in South Africa since 1946

In the early 1950s, during the Cavalier’s River Parade, Bill Lyons was about twelve years old. His grandfather, Alfred Beyer, had recently opened Casa Rio, one of the first restaurants to open on the River Walk, and which is still in operation today. It was a business that would not …

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11 injured after car crash into food truck, pedestrians in Austin, officials say

AUSTIN, TX -Austin authorities say 11 people were taken to hospitals following a violent incident involving a food truck and another vehicle Friday night. According to information shared on the Austin-Travis County EMS Twitter account, the collision took place just after 8:15 p.m. in the 1800 block of Barton Springs …

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Live Covid-19 Updates: FAA, Covid Cases and Latest News

A checkpoint in Ningbo, China. A growing number of Chinese cities are requiring truckers to take daily Covid PCR tests.Credit…Agence France-Presse — Getty Images BEIJING — China’s growing Covid-19 restrictions are creating further disruptions to global supply chains for consumer electronics, auto parts and other goods. A growing number of …

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1838 Grill New Braunfels is now open and more local business news

The 1838 Grill New Braunfels opened in early March and serves American-style cuisine. (Courtesy of 1838 Grill New Braunfels) 1838 Grill New Braunfels opened March 8 at 123 S. Union Ave., New Braunfels. The restaurant serves American dishes and is the second location of the 1838 Grill in Seguin. 830-609-9022. …

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Gyo Obata’s restaurant pavilion on the National Mall will be demolished to make way for the $130 million Bezos Learning Center

The Smithsonian Institution is preparing to demolish one of two buildings designed for the National Mall by the late architect Gyo Obata to make way for a new educational facility called Bezos Learning Center. Smithsonian officials recently told members of the National Capital Planning Commission and the US Commission of …

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The Cheesecake Factory is coming to Katy Mills Mall

The sixth Houston-area location, The Cheesecake Factory, is taking root in Katy with a slated opening at Katy Mills Mall this fall. The location is near mall entrance 3, located at 5000 Katy Mills Circle. The Cheesecake Factory’s Katy location will join area restaurants at First Colony Mall in Sugar …

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Bill Miller Bar-BQ starts construction at the Boerne site after a 2-year break

April 6, 2022Updated: April 6, 2022 4:02 p.m. The restaurant was to be completed in 2020. Photo by Gabriel Romero After a two-year hiatus, one of San Antonio’s iconic restaurants begins construction in the Hill Country. The dirt turns again at the location of Boerne’s first Bill Miller Bar-BQ. Construction …

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Raw oysters sold in 13 states linked to norovirus outbreak

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about potentially contaminated raw oysters that have been shipped to more than a dozen states. This week, the FDA announced that oysters harvested from parts of Baynes Sound in British Columbia, Canada, were possibly linked to an …

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IBM: Real-time AI for transaction processing

IBM showed off what it calls the next-generation system with a built-in artificial intelligence (AI) accelerator that promises to detect and prevent fraud, the New York-based tech company announcement Tuesday, April 5) Dubbed IBM z16, Big Blue said the feature was developed to allow customers to analyze real-time transactions for …

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Houston Food Pioneer Honored With A Meal Like No Other – Tribute To The Late Tony Vallone

Ohead hen Kate McLean Back in Tony’s kitchen as executive chef and partner in February, she had some fresh ideas, including celebrating April Fool’s Day, the day in 2015 then-Mayor Annise Parker said Tony Vallone Day in Houston. And so it was that last Friday night (April 1), Houston’s fine-dining …

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Petition urges Grand Prairie to ease restrictions on food trucks

When Rene Ramirez launched his food truck in 2018, he planned to locate it in Grand Prairie. But he soon realized it would be difficult, if not impossible, due to city restrictions on food trucks. “We live in Grand Prairie and wanted to work in Grand Prairie,” Ramirez said. “But …

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Pflugerville Pizzeria in a gigantic ice cream cone building

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) – Little Italy Brick Oven Pizza, a local Austin pizzeria, opened March 18 at 2700 West Pecan Street in Pflugerville. This building is well known for its ties to a popular TV show – and its unique ice cream shape. Robert Griffin creates his pizza at Little …

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Top restaurants and celebrity chefs throw a feast for the FW Food + Wine Festival

Well, Cowtown hasn’t forgotten how to eat. After two lean years, the Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival came back with a full slate of events for 2022 – and even improved on its own recipe for success. About 7,000 hungry attendees (think: half the capacity of Dickies Arena) showed …

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