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2014-09-23 12:28:08

EastBanc, Jamestown and Partners to Celebrate Fall Tradition with Authentic Bavarian Fare, German Beer Hall with Alpine Musical Complement, Fun Zone and Weekend Promotions by its Portfolio of Georgetown Retailers WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prost! Following a tradition that started in the early 1880s in Munich, Germany, Georgetown proprietors EastBanc, Inc and Jamestown are embracing back-to-school fall festivities by spearheading a weekend-long Oktoberfest...

2013-10-03 23:31:14

Branches is excited to be the charity of choice for the Fritz & Franz Bierhaus’ 19th Annual Coral Gables Oktoberfest beginning October 3rd. Coral Gables, Florida (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Branches is excited to be the charity of choice for the Fritz & Franz Bierhaus’ 2013 Oktoberfest! Fritz & Franz will kick off its 19th Annual Coral Gables Oktoberfest on October 3rd. This truly exciting Oktoberfest will include the official German Bier keg tapping ceremonies to get the...

2012-08-07 23:02:12

Author Gretta Parker is writing children's books about real bunnies that have come to live at her Sanctuary to bring awareness to the alarming number of rabbits dumped at shelters each year. Rabbits are the third most abandoned animal in the United States but do not get the press or funding like cats and dogs do. She was inspired by a $7.50 rabbit she adopted from a North Carolina shelter two years ago. Since she has started her own non profit Baskets for Bunnies, Inc. and this year opened...

2008-11-19 17:46:01

Officials in Hamlin, Germany -- the city known as the setting of the Pied Piper legend -- said life is imitating myth as the town is being invaded by rats. Hamlin town spokesman Thomas Wahmes said a makeshift trash dump at the edge of town has become a real refuge for the vermin ahead of planned festivities for the 725th anniversary of the town's founding, The Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday. He said the trash heap is serving as a takeaway food center for the rats. The town's rat problem...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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