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Farms Worry as NYC Considers Foie Gras Ban

Farms Worry as NYC Considers Foie Gras Ban

By Verena Dobnik | Aug 31
A New York City proposal to ban the sale of foie gras, the fattened liver of a duck or goose, has the backing of animal welfare advocates, but could mean trouble for farms outside the city that are the premier U.S. producers of the French delicacy.

Atlanta Bans Scooters at Night, After Deadly Wrecks

Atlanta Bans Scooters at Night, After Deadly Wrecks

By Jeff Martin, Andrea Smith | Aug 12
Atlanta is banning electric scooters in the nighttime hours during what's been a deadly summer for riders.

Obesity Plagues Hispanics And Blacks In Colorado, Nation's 'Healthiest' State

Obesity Plagues Hispanics And Blacks In Colorado, Nation's 'Healthiest' State

By Markian Hawryluk | Aug 9
Colorado weighs in as two states: one dangerously heavy and one fit and trim. And the disparity is alarming.

Troquet Honors Bastille Day this Weekend with Special Menu

Troquet Honors Bastille Day this Weekend with Special Menu

Jul 11
Troquet on South Hosts Bastille Weekend Dinner to honor France's national holiday with celebratory cocktails and French cuisine this Friday and Saturday.

Boston Pizza Fest Takes Over City Hall Plaza this Weekend

Boston Pizza Fest Takes Over City Hall Plaza this Weekend

Jul 11
The Boston Pizza Festival is back for its third year at City Hall Plaza in Boston's government center. The largest consumer pizza event in New England will take place on Saturday, July 13th and Sunday, July 14th from noon — 8 p.m.

Boston Chops Hosts Alfresco Live Music Series for the Summer

Boston Chops Hosts Alfresco Live Music Series for the Summer

Jul 11
Boston Urban Hospitality Co-Owner Brian Piccini and Co-Owner / Chef Chris Coombs invite guests to enjoy live jazz music on their indoor/outdoor patio every Tuesday through Thursday evening and during Sunday Brunch.

San Francisco Becomes First Major U.S. City to Ban E-Cigarettes

San Francisco Becomes First Major U.S. City to Ban E-Cigarettes

Jun 26
San Francisco became the first major U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes after supervisors gave the measure its second and final vote Tuesday.

Catch Dot Pride this Friday at blend

Catch Dot Pride this Friday at blend

Jun 5
Fields Corner Main Street & blend present Dot Pride, the third annual celebration of LGBTQ Pride at blend, Dorchester's newest nightspot located at 1310 Dorchester Avenue.

Toni Morrison Doc Kicks Off Roxbury International Film Festival

Toni Morrison Doc Kicks Off Roxbury International Film Festival

Jun 3
The Roxbury International Film Festival (RoxFilm), New England's largest film festival celebrating people of color from around the globe, kicks off its 21st festival with the uplifting documentary, "Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am" on Thursday, June 20.

NYC Activists Plan Alternative Pride March for Same Day

May 15
Activists who believe that New York City's massive gay pride parade has become too corporate are planning an alternative "Queer Liberation March" on the same day.

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