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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • Flavor Profile: Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar in Stamford

    Flavor Profile: Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar in Stamford
    With its great location on the corner of Bedford and Spring, and folding doors that open onto the street, Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar has the sidewalk café thing down. But diners should not be put off by winter's less welcoming façade. There's seriously...
  • Best Brazilian

    Best Brazilian
    1) iD Brazil Churrascaria & Restaurant 241 Elm St. West Haven (203) 932-4000 idbrazil.com 2) Ola Restaurant   3) Bistro Mediterranean & Tapas Bar  
  • Best Brazilian Restaurant

    Best Brazilian Restaurant
    1) Brazil Grill 1996 Park St.  Hartford (860) 523-5477 www.brazilgrillct.com    
  • Brazil police find decapitated body of murdered journalist

    The decapitated body of a blogger known for denouncing corrupt politicians has been found in a rural zone in southeastern Minas Gerais state, police said Wednesday. Evany Jose Metzker, 67 was reported missing five days before his body was found near...
  • In Brazil, homicide rate still high despite increased prosperity

    In Brazil, homicide rate still high despite increased prosperity
    Almost everyone here on the outskirts of Maceio, the capital of Brazil's most dangerous state, has a horror story to tell. "They shot a woman in the bar last week," said Maria das Gracas da Silva, a 49-year-old maid. "They shot her right in her mouth,...
  • Brazil suspends subsidized bus transportation for Haitians

    Brazil's government has suspended subsidized bus transportation for Haitian immigrants traveling from the border with Peru in the northern state of Acre to Sao Paulo, the country's biggest city. The suspension was ordered after some 500 immigrants...
  • Ultimate Fighter Brazil shifting to South Florida for finale

    Ultimate Fighter Brazil shifting to South Florida for finale
    The finale for Ultimate Fighter Brazil, initially slated for June 27 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, will take place instead in South Florida, Ultimate Fighting Championship announced Friday. The league also revealed the new main draw for the Season 4 wrap -- a...
  • Teachers in Brazil vote to extend strike into a third month

    Teachers in Brazil vote to extend strike into a third month
    A teachers union in Sao Paulo voted Friday to continue a strike into its third month, reinforcing demands on Brazil's state governments that a recession cost-cutting drive not fall on educators. Striking teachers filled the city's main Paulista Avenue...
  • Judge expected to rule soon in Bahia Emerald ownership case

    Judge expected to rule soon in Bahia Emerald ownership case
    The long and tortuous legal battle over the ownership of an 840-pound gem once valued at $372 million went to trial Thursday as the last group of active claimants to the Bahia Emerald told a Los Angeles judge that they had obtained the stone for the...
  • Pea "Hummus" with Focaccia Crostini

    Pea "Hummus" with Focaccia Crostini
    In my recent travels to Brazil, I experienced some of the freshest, juiciest, sexiest ingredients I've ever come across. The mangoes made me question whether I'd ever truly tasted a mango before. The hearts of palm melted in my mouth like none I've ever...