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‘Jungle Cruise’ sails atop box office despite COVID concerns

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite growing concerns over the delta variant, "Jungle Cruise" still drew moviegoers out to theaters during the film's opening weekend to sail atop the North American box office. The Disney film starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt exceeded expectations by pulling in ...

Fashion Forward: Africana style

PORTSMOUTH - As a colorful showcase for summer, the Seacoast African American Cultural Center (SAACC), Fashion Forward: Africana Style, running through September 10, 2021. This exciting new exhibition features the world of Black fashion, specifically exploring the connections between African ...

Broadway to require vaccinations, masks for audience members

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway theatergoers will need to prove they've been vaccinated for COVID-19 and masks will be required when theaters reopen in the coming weeks, producers announced Friday. Audience members will have to wear face coverings and show proof they are fully vaccinated by a FDA ...

Kalamata olives: One of the gifts from the Greek goddess Athena

It is said that, in ancient times, the goddess Athena bestowed two gifts on the Greeks – namely, wisdom and olives. The first is self-explanatory, but if you’re going to be doing a lot of deep thinking, you’ll want nourishment. For the last five millennia, the olive has been revered ...

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Kalamata olives: One of the gifts from the Greek goddess Athena

It is said that, in ancient times, the goddess Athena bestowed two gifts on the Greeks – namely, wisdom and olives. The first is self-explanatory, but if you’re going to be doing a lot of deep thinking, you’ll want nourishment. For the last five millennia, the olive has been revered ...

Celebrating 100 years

Obviously, not everything we eat is particularly nutritious or of gourmet quality. Sometimes, when we’re wandering around the house late at night, we just have the munchies and are looking for something to shove into our face. Potato chips fall into this category, as do pretzels, and those ...

A crumpet is an entirely different animal

Some time ago, I found myself in the unenviable position of having to describe a crumpet to one of my friends. Despite my repeated attempts, he still had no clue what I was talking about, and kept on thinking I was describing an English Muffin. Well, a couple of things. A crumpet is nothing ...

43rd Milford outdoor Farmers Market returns on Saturday

MILFORD – It’s been a long wait, but the Milford outdoor Farmers Market will open its 43rd season this Saturday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 . p.m. at 300 Elm St., across from the Antique Coop. (Rain or shine.) Market organizer Adrienne Colsia said this first market of 2021 will offer a ...