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Oct 14 2023
Michigan’s Best Local Eats: Wing Heaven in Grand Rapids features chicken wings, Soul Food Wednesdays
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The motto at a family owned restaurant on Grand Rapids’ Southeast Side says it all. That’s served Wing Heaven well as it brings in customers with its chicken wings and Soul Food Wednesdays menu. Maraja and Ronald James opened the restaurant in 2018 serving up Black cuisine at 2020 Eastern Ave. SE. A family enterprise, their daughters, Johnae Welch and Jai Mitchell, work asMLive.com
Sep 09 2023
Egyptian inflation soared to a fresh record, with consumer costs now increasingly at the mercy of whether authorities will allow the pound to weaken again. Price growth in urban parts of the country accelerated to an annual 37.4% in August from 36.5% the previous month, according to figures released Sunday by the state-run CAPMAS statistics agency. On a monthly basis, inflation was 1.6%,Bloomberg
Sep 07 2023
A grizzly bear that killed a woman on a trail near Yellowstone National Park in July and injured someone else in 2020 was euthanized after the bear and her cub broke into a person’s home in search of food, officials said Wednesday. The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) said a homeowner in West Yellowstone, Mont., reported Saturday that a 10-year-old female grizzly bear andWashington Post
Jul 11 2023
New 2023 Minnesota State Fair Foods by the numbers: Sweet, savory, vegan and gluten-free foods on offer
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota State Fair announced tantalizing new foods and drinks for fairgoers this year on Tuesday morning. Nearly three dozen new items will be on offer, along with a handful of brand-new vendors. With items across the spectrum from sweet to savory and including ingredients like lutefisk, pickles and hamloaf, there's something for everyone. Let's break down the newCBS News (Online)
Sep 16 2023
Advocates for California’s fast-food restaurants have reached an agreement with lawmakers and union leaders to raise the starting wage at the restaurants to $20 per hour and to create a fast-food council that can recommend other industry changes.
While the restaurant advocates acknowledge the concessions will have “economic consequences” for businesses and consumers, they say theNational Review (News)
Sep 15 2023
Democratic Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson is exploring opening city-owned grocery stores to address food "inequities," according to a Wednesday press release. Chicago's newly elected mayor announced a partnership with the progressive national non-profit group Economic Security Project to solve the lack of food access in some city neighborhoods. "All Chicagoans deserve to live near convenient,The Blaze
Feb 28 2023
Dedicated members of Assistance League of Northern Virginia joined employees of Dominion Energy and friends from Sandy Spring Bank and RBH Global Wealth to pack bags of nonperishable food for delivery to six schools in Fairfax and Prince William counties this month. In just over an hour, thanks in part to the lively background music that accompanies this effort, the volunteers packed 1680 bagsPatch.com
Aug 24 2023
Harvard University recently encouraged its graduate students to enroll in government food assistance programs amid ongoing discussions about its immense wealth and growing scrutiny regarding the extent of support provided to its student community.
Harvard’s Health Services office circulated a flier promoting a sign-up event encouraging graduate students to participate in the SNAPNewsNation
Sep 29 2023
Fast-food workers in California will see a nice increase in their paychecks beginning next year following the passage of a law signed Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom that increases the minimum wage to $20 per hour.
The new wage takes effect on April 1, 2024, and applies to workers at restaurants that have at least 60 locations nationwide, except those that make and sell their own breadFox Business
Sep 02 2023
Heavy rain stranded tens of thousands attending the Burning Man festival in northwest Nevada’s Black Rock Desert on Saturday. The crowd was advised to conserve food and water, as more rain was expected Saturday night and on Sunday at the site, known to festival-goers as Black Rock City. Federal officials closed access to the site, as mud has mired the unpaved roads leading to the area. OnlyNew York Daily News