Most U.S. beers to get calorie and ingredient labels

cusineMost U.S. beers to get calorie and ingredient labels
(CNN)The most popular alcoholic beverage in America is about to get all health-conscious: Most beer brewers are voluntarily including freshness dating, calories, nutritional details and an ingredients list on their labels. The goal for brewers and …
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Calorie Labels: They’re Not Just for Light Beers Anymore
Beer brewers are being asked to share nutritional information on labels, but what does the move really mean? Light beers are in the business of touting their low calories on their label. But you may soon find more beer makers slapping calorie counts on …
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12 Beers of Summer @ Gladstone Hotel
Don your ugliest Hawaiian shirt and cozy up with a beer (or 12) at our all-night party. We’ve gathered a long list of our favourite breweries who will all descend on the Gladstone Hotel on Friday July 29th, where they’ll be pouring glasses of good cheer in …
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Who Is The Most Popular Pop Music Diva of 2014? This Is What The Numbers Tell Us…

musicWho Is The Most Popular Pop Music Diva of 2014? This Is What The Numbers Tell Us…
With access to music more readily available than ever, fans everywhere are able to listen to the most popular artists; in turn making it significantly more difficult to determine who the most popular artist is now. It used to be as simple as looking at …
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The Ultimate Pop Diva Workout Playlist
Once in a while you’ll find a song so strong you can build a whole workout playlist around it—and want to belt it out loud as you run on the treadmill. The list below presents one such case. We took Christina Aguilera’s explosive, chart-topping number …
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Amy Winehouse dies; drug-haunted British pop diva was 27
Amy Winehouse, the Grammy Award-winning pop singer-songwriter whose sultry and profane compositions reflected — and ultimately were overshadowed by — a turbulent personal life and struggles with alcoholism and drug addiction, was found dead July 23 at …
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This restaurant just unseated Chipotle as the most popular Mexican chain

cusineThis restaurant just unseated Chipotle as the most popular Mexican chain
Or second, or third, or fourth. Moe’s Southwest Grill, a Tex-Mex chain with less than half the number of locations as Chipotle, has unseated the former fast casual king as the most popular brand selling Mexican-inspired food, according to an annual …
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Herrera’s Cafe vs. Cafe Herrera: Which Does Dallas Tex-Mex Better?
In 1971, the Herrera family opened its first restaurant, on Maple Avenue. Herrera’s became a Tex-Mex institution with multiple locations, each of which founder Amelia Herrera bequeathed to one of her children. One side of the family kept the original …
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Spice up your Shavuot menu for a taste-tempting change
But if you are bored with bagels, blasé about blintzes and lukewarm about lasagna, do what we do in my house — culinarily speaking: We go south of the border for a Tex-Mex treat. Tex-Mex is a delicious fusion of American simplicity with traditional …
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The scary news about seafood: Most of us are not eating nearly enough

cusineThe scary news about seafood: Most of us are not eating nearly enough
Here’s some scary news about seafood: Most of us are not eating nearly enough of it. A whopping 80 to 90 percent of Americans do not get the recommended minimum of 8 ounces weekly, according to a recent USDA analysis. That means the vast majority of …
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Bethel Lutheran Church celebrates Shrove Tuesday
Bethel Lutheran Church, 425 Crestview Drive, observed Shrove Tuesday in its fellowship hall with feasting on pancakes and New Orleans-inspired foods and wearing of beads and masks. The event is old home week for Pastor Richard Kidd and his wife, …
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New Orleans Ups Security for Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday”, reflecting the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season. This quaint community packs costume balls, Cajun cook-offs, crawfish boils, a gator race and …
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11 Most Criminally Underrated Metal Guitarists

music11 Most Criminally Underrated Metal Guitarists
For this list, we tried to pick guitarists from incredibly influential metal acts from all sub genres, but shredders who don’t tend to get the praise their bands or bandmates do. None of these guitarists are household names when perhaps they should be …
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This Dude Has Recorded ‘Get Lucky’ In The Style Of 10 Legendary Guitarists
Remember when we told you about the guy who recorded Adele’s ‘Hello’ is the style of 25 different musicians? Sure you do. Well, it perhaps proved inspiration for guitarist André Valter of Portuguese rock group David Antunes & The Midnight Band, who has …
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The Top Ten Best Rock Guitarists of All Time
We haven’t seen a true guitar hero for quite some time. Maybe I’m too old, but it seems like music has been changing since the 1980s, and even the hardest rocking bands don’t give enough credit to their guitarists. After MTV broke onto the scene, bands …
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Miami’s Ten Most Anticipated Concerts of 2016

musicMiami’s Ten Most Anticipated Concerts of 2016
Instead of making promises to eat less pizza, quit drinking, and finally join a gym — which are all great — your music junkies at New Times present you with a resolution you’ll actually want to keep: crash more concerts. To get you pumped up for 2016 …
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Harvester schedule Drive-By Truckers and more for upcoming concerts
Rocky Mount’s Harvester Performance Center keeps making moves. The latest addition is Drive-By Truckers, the quintessential modern Southern rock band, which will debut its show at the Harvester on March 14. In a Southwest Virginia bonue, DBT tour …
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Concerts in the Houston area
Thursday 1.7. Sarah Peacock: Singer and songwriter. 8:30 p.m. at Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe; 936-271-2171. Texas Johnny Boy: Texas blues. 7 p.m. at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk; 713-528-5999. Melissa Ragsdale Darragh: …
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Are f(x) the Most Underappreciated Heroes of K-Pop?

musicAre f(x) the Most Underappreciated Heroes of K-Pop?
Concept-wise, groups like Brown Eyed Girls are similarly avant-garde, but it’s rare to find a group that experiments in the way f(x) does; their songs are usually assemblages of sounds and ideas with melodies on top. Their albums, particularly outside …
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Rema and Chris Evans could have done better with Linda
Both are proved vocalists with huge individual fan bases. Both have held a number of successful concerts. On top of that, Rema is a darling to many especially with her single, Lean On Me, where she amazes with her vocals. I don’t recall attending a …
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Demi Lovato’s ‘Confidence’ Shines: A Track by Track Analysis
From her days as a Barney & Friends child actress to becoming a Disney pop superstar, Demi Lovato always had one consistent role: an incredibly talented vocalist. In fact, I would place Lovato in the … The motivational track’s use of trumpets follows …
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David Fray, a Most Inspired Pianist

musicDavid Fray, a Most Inspired Pianist
Ironically, despite all the time it takes to be a concert pianist or a gardener, Fray says that patience and fearlessness are what he needs to work on the most in his character. “An artist has to fight against his own fears and weaknesses, and being an …
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Halloween concert opens Phoenicia Voicefest “Gatherings
Jazz pianist Nancy Kamen, who recently moved to the area, will perform, and Justin Kolb, the festival’s treasurer and an internationally known concert pianist, will play Mussorgsky’s spooky and beautiful Baba Yaga. Snacks and Bloody Marys will be …
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Digital piano concert will showcase 100 young players
This is all fun.” The foundation provides music lesson scholarships and performance opportunities to young musicians. The free concert will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. In honor of Halloween, performers will be in costume. Pianists will range from 5 …
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Science Suggests Bassists Are Far More Important Than Most People Realize

musicScience Suggests Bassists Are Far More Important Than Most People Realize
Laurel Trainor, the study’s lead author, hooked up participants to an EEG to monitor brain activity while they heard simultaneous streams of two piano notes — one high-pitched, the other low-pitched. Every so often …. While I am working to better …
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Sammy Hagar Slams Eddie Van Halen: ‘You’re a Liar’
Sammy Hagar has come to the defense of Michael Anthony after the bassist was at the receiving end of some scathing, hurtful comments from Eddie Van Halen. In a two-minute video titled “In Defense of Mikey,” Hagar stands up for his former Van Halen (and …
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Jazz Listings for Aug. 7-13
Bob James (through Sunday) Mr. James, a stylistically broad keyboardist and composer who helped lay the groundwork for smooth jazz, teamed up with a regular partner, the bassist Nathan East, for “The New Cool,” a duo album coming in the fall. For this …
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5 Most Expensive Coffees in the World

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5 Most Expensive Coffees in the World
Declare your love for coffee by challenging yourself to drink the most expensive coffees in the world. Did you know that a $ 1,500/pound coffee exists? Just wow, but how could that happen? Let’s all find out how did that happen. There are many ways to …
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Drink this: Four ice coffees you have to try
This drink is owner Jeff Excell’s coffee-nerd answer to all the mocha drinkers out there (because you won’t find chocolate syrup at this Italian Village cafe). House-made chicory coffee is blended with Snowville Creamery milk and just a touch of sugar …
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Groundswell Cafe on Damen to Start Pouring and Roasting Coffee Monday
Though an adventurous coffee drinker himself — “I go anywhere I haven’t been … and usually order something I haven’t had” — Foster said he’s “thrilled to accommodate” customers’ varying tastes, whether they want a cold brew coffee on tap (steeped …
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