Made in Chicago: Roller Derby Inspires World Celebration August 13 through 19

Made in Chicago: Roller Derby Inspires World Celebration August 13 through 19
Roller Derby, at the Chicago Coliseum Aug. 13, 1935 (Image Provided) World Roller Derby Week Aug. 13-19 will include an inaugural annual public celebration, retro-style games and a national community service blood drive in honor of the invention of Roller …
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This roller derby player goes by the name Hebrew-Ham Lincoln
NEW YORK (JTA) — Dara Fineman may not be the only Jewish player in the Gotham Girls Roller Derby League, but she’s the only one who sports a Star of David painted over her eye. Her derby name is plenty Jewish, too: “Hebrew-Ham Lincoln” — yes …
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It’s not your grandmother’s roller derby
Dave and Beth Corson drove in from Tampa Sunday afternoon to watch their daughter participate in a new team sport that involves knocking other players to the ground. “I just hope she doesn’t get hurt,” said Beth Corson, repeating the mantra of mothers …
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Williamsburg Winery welcomes summer with sustainable seafood celebration

cusineWilliamsburg Winery welcomes summer with sustainable seafood celebration
The Williamsburg Winery is serving up sustainably sourced oysters, crabs and more at its third annual Summer Solstice Celebration and Seafood Festival this Friday. The event is presented in partnership with the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center’s …
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Lobster or clam? There can be only one summer seafood king.
Of course, fishing is a year-round industry in New England — in 2014, the region’s commercial catch totaled 643 million pounds and contributed $ 1.2 billion to the economy. But nothing says “summer” here more tastily than lobster rolls and fried …
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Polar Seafood sees bright side of climate change
At ground zero of warming, melting in Greenland could help the local fishing industry, according to Polar Seafood chairman Henrik Leth. As reported by CBC, conventional wisdom suggests climate change is set to cause economic harm in almost all parts of …
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