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Mockingbirds Fly Again!

What a delight to come together with my pals to revisit some delightful song cycles by Fran Trester and learn some new tunes!  Celebrating Scott Woolweaver’s birthday (Mr. 274 more words


Providence College Friar John McDonald Retires from Baseball

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At age 40, after 16 seasons in the Major League, John McDonald retired from baseball, and thus comes the end of Providence College graduates playing in the MLB. 269 more words

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Ivy Stark joins El Toro Blanco as Executive Chef and Partner

Chef on the Move (via New York Times)

IVY STARK, who left New York for Chicago after a long stint as the executive chef of Dos Caminos, is back in town, now as a partner and the chef of John McDonald’s El Toro Blanco. 219 more words


The Best Bottles to Buy from the Bottom Shelf, According to Experts

“John McDonald, CEO of Mercer Street Hospitality, recounted to me the rise of premium vodka during his days running MercBar in the 1990s—first Absolut’s explosion onto the scene, then the rise of Stoli’s flavored vodkas, and ultimately Grey Goose “crushing everybody.” But when I mention to him that everyone I know who’s been to Russia has returned with a supreme loyalty to Russian Standard ($16), McDonald is effusive. 132 more words

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Guest Chef: A Dinner with Chris Bianco

I am pleased to announce that on July 26th, my good friend and chef Chris Bianco (Pizzeria Bianco / Tratto) will be taking over the controls at Sessanta, working with our new Executive Chef, formerly of Vetri, where the two originally met years ago when he was chef at Vetri under Marc. 92 more words

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Getting back on the wagon... reluctantly.

In which I reluctantly reignite the fire in my belly ahead of another fucking election. 1,372 more words

Opinions My Own

Sunday, 4/16/17

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Fishing Report:
Happy Easter to everyone. It is a beautiful day on the Outer Banks and fishing continues to be more than fair. 230 more words

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