82nd & Fifth: “Fine Dining” by Chris Lightfoot

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http://www.metmuseum.org/82nd-and-fifth/fine-dining Explore this object: http://82nd-and-fifth.metmuseum.org/silver-spoon-and-fork-roman-2006.514.3 “It’s the…

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Interview: The Game crew on game meats, modern fine dining and the old Masa's

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Interview: The Game crew on game meats, modern fine dining and the old Masa's
It is still going to be fine dining, but not the same style. It's not going to be stuffy. It's not going to be waiters in tuxedo jackets. We are inheriting the Masa's wine cellar stocked by Alan Murray. We are going to incorporate that, but not all of …
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DC's Food Court: Fine Dining, Food Trucks and Everything in Between
In D.C., two things are certain: Politics and food. From the latest restaurants to the newest trends, we got you covered with a smorgasbord of information. Email me [Courtney] at FoodCourt@wnew.com with your Food Blog ideas!
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Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Offers Top 5 Reasons to Plan Your Summer Vacation in Albuquerque

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Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) May 05, 2014

Albuquerque has so much to offer visitors in the summer months. From al fresco dining and exciting events, to stunning sunsets and outdoor adventures, this is the place youll want to spend your summer vacation.

Here are the Top 5 Reasons you should start planning your Albuquerque Summer Vacation Now:

1. Reach New Heights: Many people arent aware that Albuquerque sits at an elevation slightly higher than Denver. The altitude gives the city warm, dry days and cooler, comfortable evenings. Ride the Sandia Peak Tramway or take a hot air balloon ride for tip-top views of the city. Explore the Sandia Mountains via hike or mountain bike ride Albuquerque has some of the best trails in the nation.

2. Its a Deal!: From family-friendly packages that include fun extras like water park passes, zoo tickets and amusement park entry, to couple-centric deals that include cocktails, museum passes and free breakfast, the options are endless. Check out all the packages at http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/specials-coupons/packages/summer/.

3. Indoor AND Outdoor Family Fun: Get wild at Albuquerques renowned BioPark Zoo and Botanic Garden, then head indoors to explore their Aquarium. See the Rio Grande by taking a guided paddling tour, and take a hike along its banks at the Rio Grande Nature Center. Have hands-on fun at Explora and the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, conveniently located across the street from one another.

4. Sports & Special Events: Try your hand golfing at one of the areas 14 courses, then cheer on the Albuquerque Isotopes baseball team at their fun-filled park. From music festivals and an outdoor concert series, to an antique show and a fun run centered around donuts, youll always have something to do.

5. Eat & Dine Outside: Whether youre looking for a romantic patio in Old Town or a lively outdoor space in Nob Hill, there are dozens of fantastic options to enjoy your cuisine and the weather at the same time. Burn off those delicious calories by shopping outdoors at ABQ Uptown, Nob Hill or Old Town all three offer distinctly different types of shops, from upscale modern stores, to funky boutiques and Southwestern galleries.

In addition to all the fun options, the Albuquerque CVB is adding to them by offering visitors the chance to win a trip for two this summer. The package, valued at more than $ 600, includes: a two-night stay at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town or Nativo Lodge, admission for two to the ABQ BioPark Zoo, Aquarium and Botanic Garden, the Albuquerque Museum of Art & History, the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum, and a $ 200 VISA gift card that can be used for airfare, gas or shopping.

When travelers consider Albuquerque as their summer vacation destination, theyll not only be impressed with how much there is to see and do here, but theyll also be pleasantly surprised by what an incredible value Albuquerque offers, said Tania Armenta, vice president of marketing for the Albuquerque CVB. This getaway package showcases some of the best things to do in our city, and allows visitors room to tailor the trip with activities that fit their vacation style.

Start planning your trip today by visiting http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/summer2014. To enter the sweepstakes visit http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/culture2014. Entries are accepted now through June 30, 2014.

The mission of the Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau is to stimulate economic growth by marketing Albuquerque as a visitor and convention destination. For information visit http://www.visitalbuquerque.org, http://www.facebook.com/visitABQ or http://www.twitter.com/VisitABQ.

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SRS Real Estate Partners October Transactions

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Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 13, 2013

SRS Real Estate Partners (SRS) announces highlights of October transactions and new assignments.


SRS Austin announced the sale of a Firestone/Bridgestone ground lease, located at 3450 South General Bruce Drive in Temple, Texas. The property is an outparcel to the Target and Home Depot anchored Bird Creek Shopping center.

Jason Middlebrook of the Austin office represented the buyer in the transaction.


Buddy’s Appliance has leased a 3,918-square-foot free-standing building at 9260 Highway 119 in Alabaster, Ala. The new Buddy’s Appliance will take over the former Movie Gallery space in the Publix anchored White Stone Shopping Center.

Martin Smith of the Birmingham office represented the landlord, Schilleci White Stone, LLC in this transaction.


SRS Chicago announced the sale of the 7,388-square-foot former Wolf Camera building at 70 Orland Square, Orland Park, Ill.

Todd Gould of the Chicago office represented the seller, RRA Companies and Elaine Krieger of Krieger Kiddie Corporation represents the buyer.

SRS Chicago also announced the sale of the 2,429-square-foot former Wolf Camera building at 2551 75th Street, Darien, Ill.

Todd Gould of the Chicago office represented the seller, RRA Companies in this transaction.

Dallas/Ft. Worth:

PrimaCare has hired SRS Real Estate Partners in their plans for expansion throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. Currently, PrimaCare has 11 locations and is looking to add several new ones in the coming year with a strategic growth plan. SRS will assist in identifying ideal locations in their targeted trade areas.


Runners High has signed a lease for a 1,754-square-foot space at The Shops at Canyon Pointe in Golden, Co. Runners The Shops at Canyon Pointe is located on the NEC of Ruby Dr & Iowa Dr in Golden.

Austin Tillack and Jim Hoffman of the Denver office represented the landlord, The Shops at Canyon Point in this transaction.

Allstate Insurance has signed a lease for a 900-square-foot space at Heritage Place Village in Centennial, Co. Heritage Place Shopping Center is located on the northeast corner of Arapahoe Road and Quebec Street in Centennial, Co.

Joe Beck and Ed Beck of the Denver office represented the landlord, Heritage Place Shopping Center in this transaction.

Fort Lauderdale:

EVOS has signed a lease for a 1,730-square-foot space located in The Commons at Town Center in Boca Raton, Fla. The property is situated on the southwest corner of Northwest 19th St. and Northwest 22nd Way. This will be the second location in the South Florida market for the Tampa-based fast casual restaurant company.

Michael Weiss of the S. Florida office represented EVOS Boca PBI, LLC exclusively in the transation. Jeffrey Kalil of Woolbright Development represented the landlord, L&B CIP Glades Plaza, LLC.

New York:

SRS New York announced that it has negotiated two leases for The Tile Shop in Connecticut. The first is in Norwalk, Conn., at 360 Connecticut Avenue and the second at 18 Federal Road in Brookfield, Conn.

David Hochberg of the New York office and William Argall of Great Street Realty represented The Tile Shop in these transactions which will be the first stores opened by The Tile Shop in Connecticut.

Dollar Tree/Deal$ has leased 11,000 square feet at 131-09 101st Avenue in Richmond Hills, N.Y.

Erin Grace, CCIM, of the New York office represented the tenant, Dollar Tree/Deal$ , in the transaction. Sol Dweck of NYC Prime Realty Corp. represented the landlord, 131 Street Realty Associates.


Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. is quickly strengthening its presence across greater Tampa Bay. The national chain of burrito restaurants signed a lease for a 3,000-square-foot out pad at the Coral Landings Shopping Center in Palm Harbor, Fla.

Garrett Williams of the Tampa office represented the tenant, Chipotle Mexican Grill of Colorado, LLC. Lisa McCaffrey of Colliers International represented the landlord, IPERS Coral Landings Shopping Center, Inc.

Chipotle also opened a location at the Westfield Brandon Mall food court and has signed a lease for a 3,500-square-foot out pad at the adjacent Plaza at Brandon Town Center.

Several other locations are in discussion along Floridas Gulf Coast, stretching from Hernando to Collier County. Garrett Williams, vice president for the SRS Tampa office, oversees the site selection process across West Central and Southwest FL.


Edible Arrangements has leased a 1,266-square-foot space located at the northwest corner of Greenway Road and Tatum Boulevard in Phoenix, Ariz. Edible Arrangements plans to open in the next few months.

Chuck Gibson of the Phoenix office represented the tenant, Edible Arrangements, in the transaction. Zach Pace with Phoenix Commercial Advisors represented the landlord, Jamel Greenway, LLC.

Hot N Juicy Crawfish, a seafood restaurant, has leased a 3,170-square-foot space at Centerpoint on Mill. This is Hot N Juicy Crawfishs first location in Arizona, and the restaurant plans to open Spring 2014.

Scott Ellsworth and Brian Polachek of the Phoenix office represented the landlord, DMB Associates, in the transaction.

Casual Male has leased a 7,100-square-foot space at Arrowhead Towne Center. Tenants located at Arrowhead Towne Center include; Babies R Us, Verizon, AT&T, and Pita Jungle.

Brian Polachek of the Phoenix office represented the landlord, Arrowhead 75 Bell Development, LLC, in the transaction. Joshua Simon with Simon CRE represented the tenant.

San Francisco:

SRS San Francisco announced that it assisted Station Casinos in securing restaurant leases for Graton Resort & Casino in Rohnert Park, Calif. Graton Resort & Casino will offer guests 13 restaurant choices, each with a strong San Francisco Bay Area following, including four fine-dining establishments totaling 32,000 square feet and nine small-format, quick-serve eateries totaling 10,000 square feet.

Laura Tinetti and Jack Novatney of the San Francisco office represented the landlord, Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria.

About SRS Real Estate Partners

SRS Real Estate Partners is the largest real estate company in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to retail services. Headquartered in Dallas with more than 20 offices worldwide, SRS strong reach and international presence provide the company with unparalleled knowledge both globally and domestically. As a result, clients of SRS have a competitive edge through a full range of offerings including brokerage services, corporate services, development services, investment services and management services. Since its inception in 1986, SRS has built a strong foundation in the retail real estate world and grown into one of the industrys most influential and respected leaders. Our success is measured in the achievement of our clients objectives, satisfaction and trust. For more information, please visit http://www.srsre.com.

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Best Place To Eat In NYC New York Review 2013 — Best Restaurants, Top Restaurants, Where To Eat

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Start Your Engines: Shootout events ready to roar into the Lake area

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Start Your Engines: Shootout events ready to roar into the Lake area
The entry fee of $ 150 buys one poker hand, two t-shirts, two breakfast coupons at Backwater Jacks, two $ 10 dinner or drink coupons, one Captain's bag and a DVD. Boaters may purchase additional hands for $ 45 and more cards for $ 20 each. Additional …
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Florio's Italian Steakhouse closing Saturday, relocating
He and Florio Ramadoni opened in the former Bennigan's building in March 2013. The restaurant will reopen in mid-September, Plaku said, at the southwest Lincoln site that formerly was a D'Leon's. All gift certificates, coupons and promotions will be …
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Latest Romantic Restaurants New York City News

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Movies opening Friday, Aug. 8
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New York is in the dark clutches of Shredder and his evil Foot Clan, who have corrupted everyone from the police to the politicians. Four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and become Teenage Mutant Ninja …
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Chef's Choice: Alan Brown's five favorite restaurants
Katz's Delicatessen, 205 E. Houston St., New York City. If this location sounds familiar, it's where a very famous scene from the 1989 romantic comedy "When Harry Met Sally" was filmed. • Denny's Beer Barrel Pub, 1447 Daisy St., Clearfield. "World's …
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Drunk Conan Have Dinner with Jordan Schlansky

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Donald Robinson, Nerium Brand Partner and Host at Nerium Brand Partner Parties, Introduces Benefits of Nerium AD

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Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 11, 2013

E-mail invitations are sent to approve e-mail recipients on an existing e-mail list of individual recipients accepting e-mail invitations from Donald Robinson to attend Donald Robinson Nerium Brand Partner Parties. Seating is Limited. Admission is free to Donald Robinson Nerium Brand Partner Parties.

RSVP your invitation to Confirm your reservation for one of the 3 session at each of Donald Robinson Nerium Brand Partner Parties at Session 1 starting at 10:00am ending at 12:00 noon, Session 2 starting at 12:30pm ending at 2:30 pm, Session 3 starting at 3:00pm ending at 5:00pm on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, Wednesday, November 20, and December 18, 2013 Seating is Limited. Admission is free to Donald Robinson Nerium Brand Partner Parties at The World Largest Super 8, located one block of the Strip Area at 4250 Koval Lane Las Vegas, NV 89109.

Purchase Nerium AD and Become a Brand Partner on http://donaldrobinson2001.nerium.com

Robinson was nominated in 2009 for a Grammy in the General Field No. 4 Best New Artist.

Robinson’s copies of 3:00 minute full length digital download recordings of Without Love (There is Nothing) and Love Me Tender are currently available to buy on twenty nine (29) digital downloads sites includes

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Robinson singing Without Love (There is Nothing) and Love Me Tender is currently playing over 48,000 plays on the Global Internet Radio Station with today’s current most popular Recording Artists. Listen to the songs on http://www.jango.com/music/Donald+Robinson?l=0

Robinsons copies of 3:00 minute broadcast quality full length digital recordings of Without Love (There is Nothing) and Love Me Tender are available for download to Broadcasters on http://airplaydirect.com/music/donaldrobinson/

Robinson is the owner of Donald Robinson Production, Executive Producer, Producer, Director, Actor and Artist for The Chef Donald Robinson Food Program written by Donald Robinson features Robinson singing song samples of Without Love (There is Nothing) and Love Me Tender playing as the Theme Songs in the Chef Donald Robinson Food program of Robinsons digital recorded music. Without Love (There is Nothing) is a Ray Charles vocal blues style and Love Me Tender an Elvis Presley vocal blues style with a piano duo, drums, lead and bass guitar.

Robinson became a Student Member of the American Culinary Federation in the Month of September 2010 with Member ID 224770, CA 013 Chapter, and Los Angeles.

Robinson graduated with classmates from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts located in the City of Pasadena, CA and received a Hospitality Restaurant Management A-A Degree on May 21, 2011 at The Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Graduation Ceremony at The Santa Anita Park, 285 West Huntington Drive, Arcadia CA.

Robinson is a signatory with Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Radio and Television Artist (SAG-AFTRA), Directors Guild of America (DGA) Los Angeles, CA, Writers Guild of America EAST (WGA) and American Federation of Musicians (AFM), New York, NY.

Robinson and Chen signed a Writers Guild of America West contract in the month of June 2009 for the screen play Without Someone to Love extracted from Chen’s screen play for the feature film Absolutely American.

Without Someone to Love was the final film project for Donald Robinson prior to graduation with classmates from Musicians Institute FilmIT located in Hollywood, CA and received a Certificate of Completion on September 18, 2009 at The Musicians Institute FilmIT Graduation Ceremony at The Wiltern Theatre, 3790 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA.

Without Someone to Love was filmed at Musicians Institute FilmIT Hollywood, CA. Peter Chen hired as the lead actor, (SAG-AFTRA) and writer member (WGA). Robinson hired as supporting Actors Madison Lee, Serena Lee, Luca Belloiu, Michael Abruscato members of (SAG-AFTRA).

Synopsis: A very shy man reluctant to meet women is taken by two men that are his loyal friends to a surprise meeting with two women at a music school rehearsal stage. The two women encourage him to make a decision and choose one of the women for a romantic relationship. He is unable to communicate with women or make a decision to have a romantic relationship with one of the women. Both women abruptly leave him sitting at a table. Robinson sings song samples of both songs. Love Me Tender plays with the opening credits and Without Love (There is Nothing) plays with the closing Credits.

With Someone to Love was shown on the big screen of Screen 6 at The New York International Independent Film Festival on Wednesday, Oct 28, 2009 at City Cinemas Village East in New York, NY showing at The New York International Independent Film & Video Festival.

Without Someone to Love was shown on the big screen of Culver Plaza Theatre in the month of February, 2010 at the New York Independent Film Festival at The Culver Plaza Theatres 9919 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA.

Donald Robinson received an award for Best Romantic Short Film for Without Someone to Love presented by Stuart Alson CEO at The New York Independent Film Festival Awards Ceremony in November 11, 2010 in the City of Beverly Hills, CA.

Without Someone to Love was submitted in the month of March 2010 to the Screening Committee of the Cannes Film Festival by Stuart Alson, CEO of the New York Independent Film Festival and ITN Distribution. Without Someone to Love was accepted by the Screening Committee of the Cannes Film Festival and shown in the month of May 2010 at the new Special Screening Section for Student Short Films at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France.

Without Someone to Love is currently distributed by Stuart Alsons ITN Distribution.

Chef Donald Robinsons food program was shown on the big screen May 5, 2011 at the New York Independent Film Festival at The Quad Theatre 34 W. 13th St. New York, NY.

Synopsis: Chef Donald Robinsons Food Program Host gives tips to viewers on ordering and serving White or Red Wines with meals when ordering meals at restaurants or preparing meals at home. The program featured cooks at Mels Drive INN 1660 S Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA. Chef Donald Robinson Food program was taped on location and featured cooks preparing breakfast lunch and dinner on the program. Red and White Wine types were tips on the program from Chef Donald Robinson to serve with Lunch and Dinner meals prepared by the cooks on the program during the video tape of the program at Mels Drive INN.

Whether Chef Donald Robinson is on the road or at the studio, Chef Donald Robinson is on a mission to provide people with the friendly advice and motivation they need to have the confidence to order Red or White Wines that is best served for meals when ordering at a restaurant or when preparing meals at home.

Food is most important on the programs and viewers are given tips on preparations of meals and tips on Red or White Wines types to order with meals in restaurants or preparing meals at home. Preparations of foods are not always shown on the episodes and the meals are shown after preparation is completed. Viewers are given suggestions on Red or White Wine types, to serve with meals are featured in the episode.

The program does not endorse any Wine Producers and provides to viewers tips of the types of Red or White Wines to serve with meals and Chef Donald Robinson informs viewers of the origins of wines types etc

Contact: Donald Robinson


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Woods paired with Mickelson at PGA Championship

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Woods paired with Mickelson at PGA Championship
Authorities say two children reportedly taken from a Philadelphia-area home after a woman was slain have been found safe in New York City. A man in a vehicle that was sought by police has been found dead. Two children taken from a Philadelphia-area …
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CIRQUE SHANGHAI: WARRIORS Enters Final Weeks in Chicago
ISA clients have included The Walt Disney Company, Gaylord Entertainment, The Queen Mary, The New Victory Theatre in New York, Navy Pier Chicago, The Galt House Hotel, Busch Entertainment Corp and Six Flags, Inc. Featured Television coverage has aired …
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4 pitfalls to avoid on a romantic getaway
Looking to escape to New York to find the beauty in the urban jungle and each other? Maybe you're setting out to sea or … The risk: He likes a perfectly planned day jam-packed with museum visits, tours, and sightseeing. You're more keen to sleep in …
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Two tour buses collide in Times Square; at least 7 injured
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — At least seven people are injured after two double-decker tour buses collided in Times Square on Tuesday, the New York Times reports. The crash occurred just before 3:30 p.m. at the corner of 47th Street and Seventh Ave.
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