Paint Party at Gourmet Italian Cuisine on Wed, March 28, 6PM, $30/person. Includes all art supplies, apron and step by step instruction for painting acrylic 11x14 masterpiece. Painting: Spring Flowers. Painting will be in the Madison room, doors open at 6, painting at 6:30. Cash at the door. Enjoy delicious cuisine and creative cocktails while creating your art! More info and registration at lmorganartworks.com. … [Read more...] about Spring Flowers Paint Night @ Gourmet Italian Cuisine
Even when expanding the field to include assistants, the fraternity of college coaches operates in a relatively small world. So it’s not surprising that Porter Moser, head coach of “Cinderella” Loyola of Chicago, which no one expected to crash the Final Four, has some connection to the coaches of the three “Blue Blood” programs — Kansas, Michigan, and Villanova — that are also going to San Antonio this week. Moser’s relationship with Kansas coach Bill Self dates to the mid-1990s when he was an assistant at Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Self was the head coach at rival Oral Roberts in the old Midwestern Collegiate Conference. As a head and assistant coach in the Midwest, Moser has made a few trips to Michigan to play against the Wolverines of coach John Beilein. He even visited Beilein at the Final Four in 2013. As for Villanova coach Jay Wright, Moser said, “I don’t know Jay personally, but we’ve got a mutual … [Read more...] about Villanova’s Jay Wright and Loyola’s Porter Moser: Final Fours and Italian cuisine
Bottle of white, bottle of red No, Billy Joel’s name hasn’t been mentioned, not once, during the trial of former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, his wife, Linda, and former Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto. But in testimony Monday and again on Tuesday, Christiano’s, the supposed inspiration for Joel’s “Scenes from an Italian Restaurant,” was. Singh on Monday testified that he bought Christiano’s, in Syosset, from Frederick Ippolito, Oyster Bay Town’s former commissioner for planning and economic development in 2012, after first unsuccessfully trying to help Ippolito sell it. “Then he said, ‘Why don’t you buy this restaurant,’ and I did,” Singh testified. “I had to help Fred Ippolito get this off his headache.” Ippolito, Singh testified, “said he wanted $160,000 for the restaurant — $110,000 in checks and $50,000 in cash.” And that’s what Singh, who would abandon … [Read more...] about Power on Trial: Scenes from an Italian restaurant
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