Hawaii counties relax COVID-19 rules in restaurants and bars | National policy

HONOLULU (AP) – Most counties in Hawaii on Tuesday said they would allow restaurants and bars to operate at 100% capacity and eliminate the requirement that groups sit at 6 feet (1, 83 meter) in restaurants as the state relaxes some restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But Gov. …

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From fried foods to gym fees, it’s all now safe

(Bloomberg) – Bankers repackage everything from fast food franchises to fitness center fees, into fastest-paced bonds since the global financial crisis, as investors seek protection against yields and inflation . This year’s sales of U.S. asset-backed securities have already exceeded $ 300 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg – …

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McDonald’s urged to assess civil rights impact in race audit

“A civil rights audit will help McDonald’s identify, correct and avoid negative impacts on its stakeholders,” SOC said. The company, formerly known as CtW Investment Group, works with union-sponsored pension funds that own around 2.5 million McDonald’s shares. In a statement, McDonald’s said its “focus will remain on continued action …

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A Complete Guide to Pasta from Missy Robbins

This voluminous, comprehensive, and richly illustrated new book from Missy Robbins, the chef and owner of Lilia and Misi restaurants in Brooklyn, covers pasta from flour to finish. After a few pages of bio, Ms. Robbins launches into the details of making fresh pasta with or without eggs, rolled and …

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Fire breaks out at Les Amis Group’s Spanish restaurant La Taperia at the Shaw Center, Community news and featured articles

SINGAPORE – Monday, November 22, the first day that restaurants once again welcome more vaccinated diners, a fire broke out in a Spanish restaurant belonging to the Les Amis group at the Shaw Center in Orchard. The incident happened in La Taperia and a spokesperson for the group said for …

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Protests erupt against virus rules in Austria, Italy and Croatia – NBC Chicago

Tens of thousands of protesters, many of them far-right groups, marched through Vienna on Saturday after the Austrian government announced a nationwide lockdown from Monday to contain the surge in coronavirus infections. Protests against virus restrictions also took place in Switzerland, Croatia, Italy, Northern Ireland and the Netherlands on Saturday, …

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Abandoned food huts still stand on the streets of New York

Almost five weeks after Mayor Bill de Blasio said he wanted a crackdown on unused outdoor dining sheds, only a small sample has been taken from the street. The Transportation Department said 30 abandoned or no-complaint huts were taken down on Friday, six more than when the mayor made his …

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As tourism clears, Times Square aims to regain luster

NEW YORK – David Cohen longs for a return to the days when business was booming in his family’s Times Square gift shop. As tourists have started to return, the foot traffic to Grand Slam memorabilia is still not what it was before the pandemic, when hordes of visitors from …

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Final preparations underway for the inauguration of the Flagship City Food Hall

After years of preparation, the Flagship City Food Hall is scheduled to open next week. For most of its new restaurateurs, it was a golden opportunity to finally make their dreams come true. For many of them, this opportunity was one that they could not pass up and that they …

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FDA extends onion recall leading to salmonella outbreak in Illinois – NBC Chicago

Federal officials have expanded an onion recall linked to a salmonella outbreak that sickened more than three dozen Illinois residents last month. The Food and Drug Administration added Green Giant Fresh whole yellow and white onions sold in Champaign, Ill. Between July 15 and August 16, 2021 to the updated …

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