West County Center tries out ‘pop-up eatery’ concept | local business

DES PERES — The unexpected aroma of freshly made donuts wafts tantalizingly across the mall food court. Yogi Donuts is currently occupying a location in the West County Center food court for a very limited time. It opened Monday. It closes Sunday. The mall is offering the previously vacant food stand as a pop-up eatery, … Read more

Slow Food Farm Stand debuts ‘pay what you can’ discount program | business

Those aren’t Slow Food in the Tetons’ options for tipping. They’re shoppers’ options for a discount. “It’s not just for someone who is food insecure,” said Scott Steen, Slow Food in the Tetons’ executive director, sitting on a cooler as shoppers milled about the Slow Food Farm Stand last Thursday. “It’s for anyone who’s ever … Read more

Personal treasures: After decades of collecting art, Cynthia and Heywood Fralin share paintings in an exhibit at the Taubman Museum of Art | Arts & Theater

Art collecting began as an adventure in giving for two of Roanoke’s best-known philanthropists. But as years passed, Heywood and Cynthia Fralin’s own trove was growing. The pair, noted for the 19th- and early 20th-century American art they own, are sharing more than 90 pieces with the public through a Taubman Museum of Art exhibit … Read more

‘You’d wonder where they slept.’ A Bed and a Book helps give kids in need a little comfort. | Local News

Courthouse paperwork, sometimes accompanied by photos, got to Anneliese Wall more than anything. She worked for years in the Forsyth County Hall of Justice, often helping families deal with the lingering effects of violence, so she would hear about the living conditions encountered by little kids. Wall Abigail Pittman, Journal “There’d be an empty room … Read more

Column: Keep the book vultures at bay | Columnists

I love when the Patrick Beaver library has its quarterly book sale, because I love books. Through discoveries at such sales I have broadened and deepened my knowledge of politics, history, economics, cooking, gardening, and sports, among other things. I am a better rounded, more informed, and, I would like to think, more empathic, person … Read more

Dining Notes: Popular Seattle bakery delivering goods to Omaha next month | Omaha Dines

The Piroshky Piroshky Bakery tour is stopping in Omaha. Products from the bakery, a popular destination in Seattle’s Pike Place Market for 30 years, are available now to order online for in-person delivery in mid-July. The bakery has done a number of preorder events to spark interest in its burgeoning mail-order business, but this is … Read more

Long-lost film of 1898 Rex parade is believed to be the oldest footage shot in New Orleans | mardi gras

After reigning 124 years ago as Rex, king of Carnival, Charles A. Farwell rides again — in a bit of film discovered in March in a Dutch museum. This two-minute snippet, believed to be the oldest existing movie footage shot in New Orleans, will be shown Wednesday at 6 pm at the Presbytere overlooking Jackson … Read more

Long-lost film of 1898 Rex parade is believed to be the oldest footage shot in New Orleans | mardi gras

After reigning 124 years ago as Rex, king of Carnival, Charles A. Farwell rides again — in a bit of film discovered in March in a Dutch museum. This two-minute snippet, believed to be the oldest existing movie footage shot in New Orleans, will be shown Wednesday at 6 pm at the Presbytere overlooking Jackson … Read more

Global Study Finds Healthy Eating Got Pricier in the Pandemic

Newswise — By now, most Americans have felt the effects of global crises on their grocery bills. Recent research published in the journal Nature Food has found this to be a worldwide phenomenon. As part of a project called Food Prices for Nutrition, professor William Masters at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy … Read more

2022 Voodoo Experience canceled, clouding New Orleans festival’s future | music

On June 10, 2021, the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience announced the cancellation of that year’s festival via Twitter, but with a promise that Voodoo “will return to City Park for an epic Halloween experience in 2022.” Exactly a year later, Voodoo tweeted out confirmation of what many music fans already suspected: The 2022 Voodoo … Read more