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A Brew-ti-ful Day in the Neighborhood: Exploring Six New Coffee Shops

PHOTOS BY OLLIE GRATZINGER One may think that once you have so many coffee shops in a city, opening a new one becomes a little bit like reinventing the wheel. But all around the region, from the bustling Strip District to the North Hills, these newer additions are already carving legacies for themselves in the city’s landscape — and proving invaluable to patrons searching for a sip of normalcy. Some of the coffee shops had grand openings planned at the end of 2019 or early 2020, but when the pandemic hit, they were postponed. Others were the product of opportunity…
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Wetherspoons is slashing food and drink prices by 7.5% for one day only

The discount will be available at 870 pubs to mark Tax Equality Day on 23 September (Photo: Getty Images)Wetherspoons is slashing the price of its food and drink by 7.5 per cent this month for one day only.The pub chain has said the discount will be available at 870 of its pubs in protest against hospitality tax rates.Sign up to our daily newsletterThe i newsletter cut through the noiseCalls for a permanently reduced tax billWetherspoons said customers will be able to enjoy discounted food and drink to mark Tax Equality Day on 23 September, in a move intended to highlight…
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Day 18 at the NYS Fair: Today’s handpicked (detox) menu and schedule

Geddes, N.Y. — You know you’ve spent too much time at the State Fair when your sweat reeks of peppers and onions minutes through the first mile of this morning’s jog. And then at Mile 2, you lick your forearm because you catch a whiff of hours-old Utica Club beer (DON’T JUDGE ME!). And by Mile 3, the lamb from yesterday’s gyro reintroduces itself in ways you shan’t mention.Yep, welcome to Day 18 of the New York State Fair. We’re hours away from the end of this oh-so-long run. It was fun, don’t get me wrong. The food and drinks…
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Labor Day food and drink specials: These shops and restaurants are offering deals

by: J. Scott Wilson, NewsNation via Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Sep 3, 2021 / 09:43 AM PDT / Updated: Sep 3, 2021 / 09:43 AM PDT CHICAGO (NewsNation Now) — Just about every major holiday has one thing in common: Chain restaurants offering freebies and deals to get you into the drive-through or at the counter at some point during the holiday period. Labor Day is one of the biggest, and we’ve put together a handy run-down of what to get and where to find it. Note: Some deals may not be available at every location of the restaurants mentioned…
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Alameda’s USS Hornet to host Labor Day party on flight deck

ALAMEDA Join the USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum as it closes out the summer with one last bash on Labor Day. Enjoy the sun and the amazing views of San Francisco from the USS Hornet as you relax, listen to music and enjoy good food and drink from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 6. This event will be held on the Hornet’s giant (more than 800 feel long) flight deck, so there will be plenty of space to spread out! On tap will be DJs from A-Town Booking; shaved and kettle corn; the returning Oakland Smokehouse BBQ;…
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Day 7 at the NYS Fair: Today’s handpicked menu and schedule

Geddes, N.Y. — Today we are celebrating Dairy Day at the New York State Fair. You can start your visit with a visit to the butter sculpture, get a cup of milk for a quarter and then check out the local media milkshake competition. The crew at syracuse.com will be mixing our non-award-winning milkshakes at 11 a.m. in Chevy Court.After that, we’ll be on the hunt for more delicious food. So let’s get to it. ...Today’s MenuI write about food for syracuse.com and The Post-Standard, I rely on readers to tell me what’s good in Central New York. That’s exactly…
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How Baristas Feel When You Camp Out All Day at Their Coffee Shop

As coffee shops reopen, more remote workers are returning for the strong brew and free WiFi.  Writer Melissa Petro spoke to coffee shop owners and baristas about the etiquette of spending hours at their eateries. Kat Möller of Kat's Coffee says purchasing one item per hour is appreciated from remote workers.  Loading Something is loading. Coffeehouses have always offered remote workers like me a comfortable and caffeinated alternative to our homes and cramped apartments, away from roommates or partners, needy pets, and boisterous kids. Although the pandemic disrupted how many establishments operated, mask mandates have eased, restrictions have lifted, and…
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