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Presidents Day

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2014

    What's Happening This Week

    Spending President's Day combing through the internet for something to do to no avail? Sleep in a little longer and enjoy the day off -- we've already found everything you're going to want to do this week, and we've rounded it up right here.

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    Bruce Springsteen Photos!

    New Jersey native Debra Rothenberg was 18 when she first photographed Bruce Springsteen in concert in 1980. (He was touring behind The River; she paid $30 for two scalped tickets that originally cost $8.50 each.) In the 33 years since, she has taken pictures of The Boss in concert at dozens of shows ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    Vagina Panther, Foxygen, Milk Dick, etc: Why 20 Bands Playing CMJ Chose Their Name

    The only thing all of the bands playing CMJ have in common aside from the fact that they're all playing CMJ is that they all have names. As they have been in the "indie" world for quite a while, animal-inspired band names are very popular this year at CMJ. The most respected animal continues to be t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Paulette Cooper, With Help From the Voice, Discovers Her Heartrending Past

    In December, I finally got the chance to meet Paulette Cooper when we had breakfast near the offices of the Voice. For many of us who toil in this business of reporting on Scientology, we have no greater hero. Paulette's 1971 book, The Scandal of Scientology, was one of the first exposes of the chur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Where Am I Eating?

    Did everyone have a good Presidents' Day off? We sure did here at Fork in the Road. We supped on mashed sweet potatoes, corn cakes, string beans with almonds, steak and kidney pie, and fish muddle, just a few of good ole George Washington's favorite foods. Just kidding -- we actually honored the lat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    What's Happening This Week: Batali Sandwiches, A Gumbo Cook-Off

    ​Screening of Beer Wars at the Park Slope Co-op Learn about the U.S. beer industry at the Park Slope Co-op on Tuesday at 7 p.m. with Beer Wars, a documentary by director Anat Baron. Tickets are free. Batali Sandwiches at Num PangStarting February 15, Num Pang will serve sandwiches created by famou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Happy Presidents Day!

    ​Sure, it may not have the bombast of the 4th of July or the stoic dignity of MLK Day, but Presidents Day is a holiday worth celebrating. Hmm, "celebrating" is too strong a word. How about "observing?" No, that makes it sound almost religious, and it's far from that. Hey, some stores are havin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Eat Like Our Country's Forefathers This Weekend at These Presidentially Themed Restaurants

    blufftonpubliclibrary.orgThis weekend, eat like a king. Er, we mean president.​ Presidents' Day is just around the corner, and for most of us that means a long weekend. What better way to celebrate a day off than at a restaurant named after one of our country's great forefathers? OK, so not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    As we look towards a blessedly long weekend, we pause to take a look back at the regular-sized week: Our 10 Great Food Moments in Literature. In honor of Presidents' Day, eat at some presidentially-themed restaurants. Angelo Sosa ruminates on Social Eatz and his naked soul. The Early Word on the ... More >>

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