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  • Little San Juan County takes on GMO goliaths

    Maybe not since the Pig War has a San Juan Islands farmer caused such a rhubarb. Of course, that little 19th century border dispute didn't get a lot of press beyond the swirling kelp beds of Rosario Strait. The only casualty was when American farmer...
  • Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?

    Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?
    Move over Black Friday, Cyber Monday may be taking your place. Although Black Friday deals get all of the hype — and most of those start on Thursday — Cyber Monday accounted for 42 percent of the overall sales during the Thanksgiving...
  • Fells Point restaurant encourages shell recycling at oyster festival

    Fells Point restaurant encourages shell recycling at oyster festival
    As patrons at a Fells Point restaurant dined on oysters as part of an annual festival for the slippery mollusks, Tommy Price of the Oyster Recovery Partnership emphasized the importance of saving the shells. The partnership's operations manager for...
  • Tacos, tequila, good times

    In a part of Hartford that has changed greatly in the past decade, Agave Grill has remained a constant. Still, even a restaurant can't survive without evolving. Because Agave Grill seems to have gotten things pretty much right from the get-go, its...
  • Tilted Kilt lilts into Palmer

    Tilted Kilt lilts into Palmer
    Lehigh Valley foodies and football fans have a new venue to frequent following Tuesday's opening of the area's second Tilted Kilt, at 80 Kunkle Drive in Palmer Township. The Celtic-themed sports pub, joining the 3-year-old venue on Allentown's Lehigh...
  • Tock ready to take restaurant ticketing national

    Tock ready to take restaurant ticketing national
    For years, Nick Kokonas was warned. No one would ever prepay for a ticket to eat at a restaurant. For years, Nick Kokonas was undaunted. He was collecting data, reams of it, showing prepaid tickets increased revenue and wiped out no-shows at Alinea,...
  • Ask Amy: Intrusive parent wants to act as son's HMO

    Ask Amy: Intrusive parent wants to act as son's HMO
    Dear Amy: Our son is in his late 20s. He is a successful professional. He is brilliant, good-looking, witty and admired by all. The problem is, he is about 20 pounds overweight and has not visited a doctor for a physical in over two years. He has not seen...
  • Small shops on wheels join forces for Small Business Saturday

    Small shops on wheels join forces for Small Business Saturday
    Bess Caplan went grocery shopping Saturday at Whole Foods in Columbia and found an unexpected bonus — five boutiques on wheels parked just outside the grocer's door. With her 3-year-old daughter, Miriam, in tow, Caplan browsed the mobile retailers...
  • Timing just right for Suchter in Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic

    Timing just right for Suchter in Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic
    The night before last weekend's 22nd annual Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic, Josh Suchter was less concerned with catching the biggest rockfish than he was with just getting his boat into the water. Fishtank had alternator problems, and the Prince Frederick...
  • Macau's junket model breaks down as gamblers walk away

    Junket operators that connect China's wealthy punters to Macau's casinos are waiting as long as a year for gamblers to repay billions of dollars of loans, crippling the business model of an industry that sustains the world's biggest casino center. These...
  • Women-only restaurant in Afghanistan gets assist from U.S. Sen. Bob Casey

    WASHINGTON — Halfway around the world, in western Afghanistan, the sign for a recently opened eatery bears a familiar name below its Arabic script: "Scranton Restaurant," it reads in both languages. The northeastern Pennsylvania city's moniker...