Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press Updated 12:52 pm PDT, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 File - In this Feb. 28, 2019, file photo, snow, from recent storms, is cleared from the parking lot of the Strawberry Lodge at Strawberry, Calif. A cold front traveling down to Northern California from the Gulf of Alaska is expected to dump at least a foot of snow in higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada weeks before the start of summer. National Weather Service meteorologist Brendon Rubin-Oster says the first storm will arrive Wednesday, May 15, 2019, and will continue through Thursday. less File - In this Feb. 28, 2019, file photo, snow, from recent storms, is cleared from the parking lot of the Strawberry Lodge at Strawberry, Calif. A cold front traveling down to Northern California from the Gulf ... more Photo: Rich Pedroncelli, AP … [Read more...] about Yosemite road to close ahead of Northern California storms
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Published 6:00 am CST, Thursday, February 7, 2019 Discovery Green hosts a Make your own Pinwheels workshop on Sunday. Discovery Green hosts a Make your own Pinwheels workshop on Sunday. Photo: Molly Glentzer / Houston Chronicle Photo: Molly Glentzer / Houston Chronicle Image 1 of / 9 Caption Close Image 1 of 9 Discovery Green hosts a Make your own Pinwheels workshop on Sunday. Discovery Green hosts a Make your own Pinwheels workshop on Sunday. Photo: Molly Glentzer / Houston Chronicle Family Fun: Lunar New Year festivals, Danish acrobatics 1 / 9 Back to Gallery Event features baby-friendly activities including baby yoga, music class and adult learning classes, as part of the … [Read more...] about Family Fun: Lunar New Year festivals, Danish acrobatics
Melody Baetens The Detroit News Published 7:05 AM EST Dec 20, 2018 When Chuks Nwamba graduated from college and entered work life in Detroit, he said he noticed a void in events that featured Afro-Caribbean culture, so he decided to create his own. His party, Jerk x Jollof, is a recurring, roving nightlife event that celebrates the music, food and culture from those parts of the globe. Nwamba has hosted the event in different forms at venues in Detroit, Ann Arbor and in other states. “When I was growing up ... it was like a family tradition to go to parties and be able to experience food and music and performance all at the same time .... all aspects of culture,” said Nwamba, whose parents immigrated to Michigan from Nigeria before he was born. “And in Detroit that was something I was really missing.” This New Year’s Eve, the eclectic and successful party is again taking over all three levels of Saint Andrew’s Hall where last year Nwamba said … [Read more...] about Jerk x Jollof rings in 2019 with an Afro-Caribbean jam
'Twas early October when me and my family were traveling home from Baltimore and saw that yellow highway sign that spoke to a breakfast-style culinary oasis in our immediate vicinity. Yes, I’m talking about Waffle Houses located everywhere else EXCEPT Philly, which is a travesty for those of us who like our grits cheesy and our hash browns smothered, covered, chunked, diced and peppered. We stopped. We dined. We tipped our server Jamie for exemplary service amid a crowd that stretched outside the front door since one of her peers had gotten hurt and had to leave mid-shift. And then, we returned home, some 40 miles from the closest Waffle House locations. Making matters worse is how Waffle House spokesman Pat Warner told me "that in the short term, we don't have Philly targeted" for an opening, thought "I think it would be a great market for us, and I'm sure we will get there someday."A recent survey looked into the most in-demand fast-food chains across America. Chick-fil-A, … [Read more...] about Craving Waffle House or In-N-Out Burger in Philly? Here are the closest locations!