Chicago area stores draw small business Saturday shoppers – NBC Chicago

After the holidays were forced to look so different last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Small Business Saturday drew even more attention this time around. From Pilsen to Ravenswood and Rogers Park, Chicagoans have embraced local stores and spent money in their communities, knowing this is where it will …

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Alice Waters helps museum meet the tastes of art lovers

LOS ANGELES – As The Hammer Museum emerges from closure from last year’s pandemic, it has assembled a range of big names who it hopes will draw crowds to its campus down the street from the l ‘University of California at Los Angeles: Cézanne, Manet, Monet, Toulouse-Lautrec. And the Waters. …

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Kent restaurateur Mehmet Dari recounts the deportation battle, A La Turka and plans for Herne Bay

When Mehmet Dari arrived in Dover he only had 1,000 deutsche mark in his pocket. He didn’t know anyone and his English only extended to “hello”, “welcome” and “bread”. Sitting in his lawyer’s office in London six months later, a translator told him that his attempt to stay in the …

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Nonprofits and business groups help Latin American businesses hit hard by pandemic

PHOENIX – The walls of Salvadoreño Restaurant # 3 north of Phoenix catch your eye: shades of orange, blue and green – like the feathers of a tropical bird. The scene depicts women serving pupusas in the streets of El Salvador. Then there is the aroma of pupusas – corn …

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The 7 best bars and restaurants that opened in Chicago this fall

Keeping tabs on every restaurant and bar opening in Chicago is crazy. But keep an eye out for the most worthy? Yeoman’s work, and we’re proud to do it. Thus, we present Table Stakes, a monthly recap of the five (approximately) must-see spots that have opened their doors wide during …

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America’s oldest restaurant is in Nassau County, New York – NBC New York

On a turkey day, the Milleridge Inn in Nassau County serves this up with a portion of tradition and charm. A multitude of diners came to celebrate Thanksgiving in the oldest restaurant in the country. The space, warmed by a wood-burning fireplace, is filled with people who crave and are …

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Carlino: Opening of a new restaurant in Shangri-La Vancouver revealed

Earlier this month, we announced that Miantiao, the newly opened restaurant inside the Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver, has announced its upcoming closure. The Italian-Chinese restaurant has confirmed that it will offer its last service before closing on Monday, November 29, after six months of operation. Miantiao’s operating group Kitchen Table Restaurants …

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Hope for Business Boost Restaurants this Holiday Season – NBC Connecticut

With small businesses around the corner on Saturday, heads of state are also hoping to see some support for local restaurants. The last holiday season, when Covid-19 cases escalated and the weather turned colder, that meant a lot of empty dining rooms. But this holiday season, local restaurants are more …

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Chicago business community leaders meet with state attorney and ask for answers on why repeat offenders seem to be easily back on the streets

CHICAGO (CBS) – Tired Chicago business owners are going directly to Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx to demand answers on violent crime. As CBS 2’s Tara Molina reported on Tuesday night, the big question for business owners is why repeat offenders seem to return to the streets so easily. …

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