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2014-10-09 12:27:49

12 kid-friendly recipes make it fun for families to cook and eat together NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Busy weeknights often lead parents to skip family meals and instead rely on fast and processed foods, but a growing number of public health officials and parents alike agree that enjoying home cooked meals as a family promotes health and well-being. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141009/151305 According to a recent study published online by The Journal...

2014-10-09 12:27:47

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rick's Cabaret New York, the upscale adult gentlemen's club in midtown Manhattan at 50 West 33rd Street, announced it will celebrate its 9th Anniversary with four days and nights of non-stop parties starting Wednesday, October 15(th), through Saturday, October 18(th). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133696 The three story club, noted for its luxurious design, VIP amenities, gourmet Steakhouse, and Roof Top Cigar Lounge and Garden, is owned...

2014-10-09 12:27:41

2014 Olympic Gold Medalist Ice Dancers MERYL DAVIS & CHARLIE WHITE to Perform and Host the Season's First Skate NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The start of the 2014-15 winter season in New York will kick off with the opening of The Rink at Rockefeller Center, the most famous ice rink in the world, on Monday, October 13, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141009/151298 The occasion will be marked with a performance by Sochi Olympic Ice Dancing Gold Medalists Meryl Davis and...

2014-10-09 12:26:56

World's Largest Casual Dining Mexican Restaurant Chain Serving Up Great Eats and Sweet Treats for FREE On Boss's Day, Thursday, October 16 DALLAS, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone is the boss at On The Border on National Boss's Day, Thursday, October 16. On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina® will offer its guests a free appetizer or dessert with the purchase of an entrée on the annual day designed to thank those in supervisory positions. OTB guests can enjoy...

2014-10-09 12:26:42

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Food Championships announced today a continued partnership with Wright® Brand Bacon as the title sponsor for the Bacon World Championship as part of its 2014 World Food Championships, which will take place in downtown Las Vegas, Nov. 12-18. Only in Las Vegas can food, fame and fortune be combined into one jackpot event. The 2014 World Food Championships will feature the world's best cooks and chefs, pitting "Joes" and "pros" on an...

2014-10-09 08:29:29

SHANGHAI, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Sinoexpo proudly announces the launch of Shanghai Hospitality Design & Engineering Expo (HDE) during March 30-April 2, 2015. Formerly known as Expo Build China, HDE 2015 will differentiate itself with other building shows by focusing on hospitality building and design. To be held concurrently with Hotelex Shanghai and jointly known as *HDD, HDE will have the same visitors from Hotelex, including hotel managers/owners, restaurants owners...

2014-10-09 08:25:19

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. George Serbian Orthodox Church (www.stgeorgeinsd.com) celebrates its Serbian Festival, on Saturday, October 25 from 11am to 11pm at 3025 Denver St. SD 92117. Come see how Serbs dance and eat and take a tour of the magnificent all-mosaic church interior. A fun-filled day for the entire family! ETHNIC FOODS: Burek (fillo dough pastry filled with meat/cheese); chevaps (barbecued ground beef and pork meat rolls); pechenje...

2014-10-09 08:25:08

4th Annual North Carolina Surf to Sound Challenge, October 31-November 2, presented by the Wrightsville Beach Paddle Club WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally and internationally ranked standup paddlers share the water with amateurs and families traveling to Wrightsville Beach - the tiny town ranked among the top surf destinations in the country by National Geographic - for the North Carolina Surf to Sound Challenge, October 31 through November 2. Photo...

2014-10-09 08:24:54

Comfort, Quality and Advanced Chat Features for Xbox One Players, Including Variable Mic Monitoring SAN DIEGO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turtle Beach, the leading audio brand in the video games industry, today announced that the XO ONE gaming headset designed for the Xbox One console is now available in stores and at online retailers. The XO ONE, which has an MSRP of $79.95, includes a new proprietary Xbox One audio controller that features mic monitoring and other chat features...

2014-10-09 08:24:25

List Highlights 35 Eateries Across The Country Where Substitutions, Additions Or Deletions are Taboo SEATTLE, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Restaurant discovery app Urbanspoon today released a list of America's Strictest Restaurants, featuring 35 eateries where chefs pride themselves on the particulars of their menu selections and do not allow customers to request changes or substitutions, order off menu or, in some cases, choose which condiments they want with their meal. Compiled based on...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Orites excelsus
2014-10-13 13:23:35

Orites excelsus is a species of rainforest tree. The species may also be referred to as the Prickly ash, the Mountain silky oak or the White beefwood. This tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. O. excelsus can be found in New South Wales and southeast Queensland. Orites excelsus will typically grow to approximately 100 feet tall. Its trunk is thick with grey or brown bark. Mature leaves become simple and smooth measuring 1.6-7.4 inches and .6-1.8 inches wide. Young leaves are covered...

Lomatia tasmanica
2014-10-07 10:48:37

Lomatia tasmanica is commonly referred to as King's Lomatia. It is a shrub species from Tasmania that belongs to the Proteaceae family. Only one small colony of L. tasmanica is thought to be alive in the wild. L. tasmanica has shiny green leaves and produces pink flowers. It is an unusual plant, being that there is no genetic difference between plants. It is defined as a triploid, which by definition means it contains all 3 chromosomes and is sterile. Reproduction for the plant happens...

Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

Slender Tree Frog, Litoria adelaidensis
2014-10-01 08:59:02

The Slender Tree Frog (Litoria adelaidensis) is a tree frog that is endemic to southwestern Australia. It has a very slender build, a thin and flat body with a flat and pointed snout. The dorsal surface is seen in a variety of colors, from completely brown or green, to brown with green patches. The flanks of the body have a dark brown or black stripe, which runs through the eye to the nostril; the line is much narrower between the nostril and the eye. The ventral surface is white, and the...

Mountain Stream Tree Frog, Litoria barringtonensis
2014-09-25 09:47:45

The Mountain Stream Tree Frog (Litoria barringtonensis) is a species of tree frog that is endemic to highland areas of NSW, Australia extending from the Myall Lakes region, north to around Dorrigo National Park and west to Barrington Tops National Park. This frog is a rather small tree frog measuring to about 45 millimeters in length. It is a light green to dark olive green in color on the dorsal surface and occasionally brown morphs are encountered. The thighs are a mango-yellow color and...

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