Mick Fanning wins World Surfing League event at scene of shark attack

sportMick Fanning wins World Surfing League event at scene of shark attack
Surfer triumphs at Jeffreys Bay, where he was attacked by a shark in 2015 Australian beat John John Florence in the World Surfing League final Mick Fanning has capped an extraordinary return to the scene of last year’s shark attack, winning the World …
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Surfing: Fanning moves on with life after J-Bay
Australian surfer Mick Fanning admitted he had to “move on with life” after conquering his fears and returning triumphantly to the J-Bay Open. Fanning dominated the South African event and claimed the title after edging Hawaiian John John Florence in the …
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vintage surfing
“Kids these days!” seems to be the perennial judgment of anyone over thirty of anyone a day younger. Today it’s millennials and their trigger warnings, yesterday it was slackers and their grunge music, and the day before that it was surfers, those …
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Restaurant review: Manoli’s broadens scope of Salt Lake’s Greek dining scene

cusineRestaurant review: Manoli’s broadens scope of Salt Lake’s Greek dining scene
Redemption came in the form of creative and fun food presentation — pastitsio croquette ($ 10), rounds of spiced beef and béchamel that were secured to the plate with a dollop of Greek yogurt. While most of the meze are savory, we were delighted with …
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Preparing for Palm Desert Greek Fest is a labor of love
Rhonda Latkovic, the booth chairman of a Greek store that the church operates during the festival, said that they usually have between 10 and 15 women making food every day. Some have been baking baklava for 70 years, old enough to teach both their …
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Kale for breakfast? McDonald’s adds leafy green breakfast bowl, Greek yogurt
Looking to put a healthy halo on its fast-food offerings, McDonald’s restaurants in Southern California are adding to its menu a kale-packed breakfast bowl and Chobani Greek yogurt. “It a fantastic product – a first in the industry for us,” local …
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Beyond the Beach: Inside Malibu’s Emerging Wine Scene

cusineBeyond the Beach: Inside Malibu’s Emerging Wine Scene
But wine tastings? Not so much. And yet, a year ago, this coastal area just 35 miles north of downtown Los Angeles got its own American Viticultural Area status, designating it as an official wine-growing region. With a landscape mimicking Italy—rocky …
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Napa Valley wine region named Super Bowl destination
Visit Napa Valley and the Napa Valley Vintners have joined forces to promote the Napa Valley during Super Bowl week. Super Bowl Sunday, next Feb. 7, will be hosted at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Super Bowl Week begins Jan. 30, with a series of …
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Macy’s adds wine offerings
“This flagship wine brand will create additional exposure for and loyalty to the Macy’s wine category among its customers, enhancing the overall Macy’s experience,” KDM president Jonathan Gelula said. This is the third private label KDM has launched on …
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The Scene: Marilyn Manson, Beams, Owen Pallett and Jennifer Castle

musicThe Scene: Marilyn Manson, Beams, Owen Pallett and Jennifer Castle
… an imaginary baseball bat. Behind him, a coterie of band members offset his tortured persona with synth rock so upbeat and theatrical, it was like watching a high school play. Just when you’d decided that two violinists and two keyboardists were …
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CHILDREN OF BODOM Keyboardist’s WARMEN: Third ‘First Of The Five
The third in a series of webisodes featuring footage of the recording sessions for “First Of The Five Elements”, the fifth studio album from WARMEN, the brainchild of CHILDREN OF BODOM keyboardist Janne Wirman, can be seen below. “First Of The Five …

Grateful Dead to celebrate 50 years in Chicago this summer
Hornsby played many times with the Grateful Dead as a guest keyboardist, and Chimenti participated in some of the post-Garcia reunions and Weir’s band Ratdog. Anastasio has led one of the most successful concert bands in music history and has made no …
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