By Craig Hlavaty Updated 3:18 pm CDT, Tuesday, October 16, 2018 PHOTOS: The Astros in the postseason Houston Astros George Springer (4) watches from the dugout during the fifth inning of Game 2 of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Boston. >>See more photos from the team's 2018 playoff run so far... less PHOTOS: The Astros in the postseason Houston Astros George Springer (4) watches from the dugout during the fifth inning of Game 2 of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on Sunday, Oct. 14, ... more Photo: Brett Coomer/Staff Photographer Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) hits a RBI single during the ninth inning of Game 2 of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Boston. Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) hits a RBI single during the ninth inning of Game … [Read more...] about Bases loaded with new grub at Minute Maid Park
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Share Tweet Share Email Comments Print A woman in an area for families of 9-11 victims holds flowers and a sign that reads "Never Forgotten" at a memorial service marking the fifth anniversary of the attacks at the site of the former World Trade Center. BLOOMBERG NEWS Enlarge The overall death toll from the attacks stands at 2,977 — including 2,753 killed as a result of the attacks at the World Trade Center, 184 killed at the Pentagon and 40 killed in the crash of United Airlines Flight 93 in Pennsylvania. The death toll does not include the 19 hijackers aboard the four jetliners that crashed at the attack sites. The World Trade Center death toll includes three victims who died of respiratory disease months to years after 9/11 and whose deaths were reclassified as homicides by the New York City medical examiner's office because of the victims' exposure to World Trade Center dust at the time of the twin towers' collapse. The list includes the victims' … [Read more...] about A list of the 2,977 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks
Restaurant Scene: White Birch Market offers menu of fresh sandwiches, salads, more Guests who visit Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, Michigan, have a variety of dining options.In addition to The Buffet, Timbers, Hard Rock Cafe and Copper Rock Steakhouse, there is White Birch Market.White Birch Market is a gourmet market and coffee shop located off the main hallway of the casino. The shop offers an assortment of coffees, teas, other beverages, sandwiches, salads, gelato, pastries and more.The eatery and market is open 24 hours daily with the exception of Tuesdays, when it closes from 3 a.m. to 6 a.m.During a recent visit to White Birch Market for lunch, we opted for sandwiches and a muffin.The Loaded Chicken Wrap and the Nueske's Ham Sandwich (both $7.50) were filling and flavorful choices. The Cinnamon Muffin ($3.50) was also the perfect dessert choice to satisfy a sweet tooth.White Birch Market features rust/colored and brown hues throughout with Native American-inspired art work … [Read more...] about Restaurant Scene: White Birch Market offers menu of fresh sandwiches, salads, more
TASTE TEST: Dream of the '90s alive in Tomato Bar's Porklandia Remember when people were eating pizza? Vegan pizza, gluten-free pizza? Pizza with a spicy alfredo base, a pesto base, an oil and garlic base? Pizza topped with portobello mushrooms, hardwood-smoked bacon, artichoke hearts and goat cheese?There's a place where that idea still exists as a reality. And I've been there.The tomato sauce never runs dry at Tomato Bar, a modern pizzeria with locations at 79 U.S. 41 in Schererville and 2310 Laporte Ave. in Valparaiso.Cory and Blair Muro, the duo that's also behind Ricochet Tacos and The Market in Valparaiso, run the gourmet pizzeria where chefs toss spinning discs of dough in an open kitchen that features a custom-made 3,000 BTU rotating oven, a Homer Simpson Pez dispenser and a Stormtrooper standing sentinel next to a can of ingredients.Tomato Bar specializes in "outside-the-box" pizzas like The Buff, which includes a Buffalo sauce base, … [Read more...] about TASTE TEST: Dream of the ’90s alive in Tomato Bar’s Porklandia. Le Peep in Valpo offers brunch for the whole family.
Carlo Allegri; Klimentyev Mikhail; Carlos Barria; Kevin Lamarque; Monterey Herald; Sergei Karpukhin; Jim Loscalzo (via ZUMA) Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The Trump-Russia scandal—with all its bizarre and troubling twists and turns—has become a controversy that is defining the Trump presidency. The FBI recently disclosed that since July it has been conducting a counterintelligence investigation into possible coordination between Trump associates and Russia, as part of its probe of Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 election. Citing “US officials,” CNN reported that the bureau has gathered information suggesting coordination between Trump campaign officials and suspected Russian operatives. Each day seems to bring a new revelation—and a new Trump administration denial or deflection. It’s tough to keep track of all the relevant events, pertinent ties, key statements, and unraveling claims. So we’ve … [Read more...] about The Long, Twisted, and Bizarre History of the Trump-Russia Scandal