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2008-07-02 06:00:00

By Porton, Richard New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg once dismissed Willets Point, a chaotic aggregation of junk heaps, garages, and vacant lots in Queens adjacent to Shea Stadium, as "another euphemism for urban blight." For Ramin Bahrani, an Iranian-American filmmaker born in the United States and educated at Columbia University, Willets Point (sometimes referred to as the "Iron Triangle") is more than a mere eyesore on the city's landscape. Inspired by the dizzying contradictions of...

2008-07-01 18:00:19

By William Brand, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jul. 1--BARBECUE AND BEER are as American as fireworks on the Fourth of July. But this year, why not try something more profound than light lager? Here are a couple of suggestions: Marin Brewing Albion Amber Ale HHH 1/2 , an excellent version of a very traditional craft beer style, and De Glazen Toren Saison d'Erpe-Mere HHHH, a modern re-creation of a very traditional Belgian style. Together, they're our Beers of the Week, and...

2008-06-24 02:30:01

Company would closely complement current retail and consumer product holdings Seaway Valley Capital Corporation contact@seawaycapital.com www.seawaycapital.com or CEOcast, Inc. Gary Nash, 212-732-4300 Seaway Valley Capital Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: SWVC) today reported that it is currently in discussions with an area retailer for possible acquisition. The company, which has and has had locations in various northern and central New York markets, generated approximately...

2008-06-19 03:00:25

By Angela Shah, The Dallas Morning News Jun. 19--MCKINNEY -- Dennis Wehrmann may have one hedge against a broad economic slowdown: His business is beer. Beer consumption can be resistant to the ups and downs in an economy, a crucial advantage for his Franconia Brewing Co., which opened in February."There are certain things in life people don't want to cut back," he said. "You can't take all the fun out of life. When you have to spend vacations at home, you at least want to drink some...

2008-06-18 09:00:47

Seaway Valley Capital Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: SWVC) today reported that its War of 1812 Amber Ale, which is produced by wholly owned subsidiary Sackets Harbor Brewing Company, has been recognized by Syracuse's famous Dinosaur Bar-B-Q (the "Dinosaur") as one of its strongest selling beers on draught. The Dinosaur (www.dinosaurbarbque.com), which is located at 246 Willow St. in Syracuse and has locations in Rochester and New York City, was started in Syracuse in 1983 by three bikers,...

2004-11-25 18:00:05

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - A Bethlehem brewery forced to drop its Rudolph's Reserve ale in a copyright battle last year has brought the brew back with a new name and label that poke fun at the dispute. Rude Elf's Reserve features a red-nosed elf holding an open bottle on the label, with a reindeer visible in the background. The send-up of the original name and design is meant as a cheeky response to the copyright fight over the image of Rudolph the reindeer, Bethlehem Brew Works owner Jeff Fegley...


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2012-06-14 12:49:37

Symbol: PLPR Group: Dicot Family: Plantaginaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Forb/herb Native Status: HI    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 12:49:37

Symbol: PLPRP Group: Dicot Family: Plantaginaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Forb/herb Native Status: HI    N Synonyms:   PLPRQ Plantago princeps Cham. & Schltdl. var. queleniana (Gaudich.) Rock Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-14 12:49:38

Symbol: PLPRL2 Group: Dicot Family: Plantaginaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Forb/herb Native Status: HI    N Synonyms:   PLPRA Plantago princeps Cham. & Schltdl. var. acaulis Wawra   PLPRE Plantago princeps Cham. & Schltdl. var. elata Wawra Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

2012-06-14 12:49:39

Symbol: PLPRL Group: Dicot Family: Plantaginaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Forb/herb Native Status: HI    N Synonyms:   PLPRD Plantago princeps Cham. & Schltdl. var. denticulata Hillebr. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-14 12:49:42

Symbol: PLPRA2 Group: Dicot Family: Plantaginaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Forb/herb Native Status: HI    N Synonyms:   PLPRH Plantago princeps Cham. & Schltdl. var. hirtella A. Gray Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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