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2013-11-16 23:03:56

On Monday, November 18th, Urbane Cafes will give 10% of the entire days proceeds to the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Ventura, CA (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 With assistance only just beginning to arrive in the storm-ravaged Philippines, they need our help. Come into any Urbane Cafe location on Monday, November 18, 2013 and Urbane Cafe will donate 10% of the proceeds to the disaster relief efforts for the Philippines of the American Red Cross. By enjoying your tasty meal, you’ll be giving...

2013-04-23 12:58:16

To the joy of all the cappuccino lovers in Otaniemi, a cafe was opened at the Aalto Digital Design Laboratory (ADDLAB) at the end of January. The cafe has the same objective as the laboratory: to bring people together. While ADDLAB provides a meeting place for people interested in digital product development and manufacturing technology, ADD CAFE welcomes anyone who happens to be in the neighborhood. Random encounters can result in success stories. ADD CAFE represents a new type of...

2008-08-28 03:00:40

By BEVERLEY LYONS AND LAURA SUTHERLAND WELSH rarebit Duffy hasn't grown too grand to eat in a greasy spoon despite spending 25 consecutive weeks inside the Top 4 with her debut album Rockferry. The Warwick Avenue singer was seen sneaking into the London cafe with a male friend. Perhaps we'll be able to tempt her with a deep fried Mars bar when she plays Hydro Connect Festival at Inveraray on Sunday. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'