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Plan Your Weekend :: March 9–11

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Last Argentine 'Dirty War' junta leader Reynaldo Bignone dies

Reynaldo Bignone, the last president of Argentina's 1976-1983 "Dirty War" military junta, died Wednesday in a military hospital, local media reported. He was 90. Bignone took power in 1982 after Argentina's disastrous defeat in the Falklands War against Britain, and left power when democracy was restored in 1983. Show More Summary

Ten Spots Where the Three-Martini Lunch is Alive and Well

It’s more affordable than one may think Though some believe the three-martini lunch went the way of Gordon Gekko in the ‘80s, it didn’t. Day-drinking is a revered vocation in the Crescent City, and thanks to this line-up of stellar boozy lunch spots, it’s possible to get pleasantly pie-eyed without breaking the bank. Show More Summary

The Repat Report: Brit Words I Can Use Again In A Country That Understands Them

Most Brits living in the US quickly learn that if you want to make it to the end of a sentence uninterrupted, you drop a lot of your British vocab. (We also know that to start or derail a conversation, you lob a British-ism right inShow More Summary

13 Reasons Why It’s Great Having a Teen in the House

My daughter just turned 13. From everything I’ve been reading about what it’s like to parent a teenager, you’d think I’d be running for the hills or finding a good therapist. I’m not going to lie — it’s definitely more challenging to...Show More Summary

9 Essential Twin Cities Sushi Restaurants

From the most elegant nigiri to Spam rolls The Twin Cities has a sushi scene that focuses on quality and sustainability above anything else. Whether looking for a proper sit-down omakase (chef’s choice tasting menu) experience, a grab-and-go...Show More Summary

Famed Chef Georges Perrier Is Undergoing Heart Surgery

He was taken to the hospital on Monday Georges Perrier is undergoing double-bypass heart surgery today after collapsing outside his apartment in Center City on Monday. The famed Le-Bec Fin chef played a major role in putting Philly’s...Show More Summary

1000 Dinners Later :: My Secret to Meal Planning Success

I know what you’re thinking. “1,000 dinners?? That HAS to be clickbait!” It’s not. I’ve legitimately made over 1,000 meals thanks to one person and her thirty minute meals. You guessed it – Rachael Ray. I didn’t always love to cook. There was a time I thought throwing in one-pan frozen meals counted as cooking. […]

Spy poisoning in Britain: Who stands to gain?

Who could be behind the suspected poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter? Some experts and opposition voices have pointed the finger at Russia. Others dismiss the notion as ridiculous. "Attacking the family,Show More Summary

Nina Compton’s Much-Anticipated Bywater American Bistro Is Opening Very Soon

Expect rabbit curry, tuna toast, bottle negronis, and more Nina Compton will soon bring rabbit curry, farro risotto, and bottled negronis to the Bywater, when Bywater American Bistro (BABs) opens Thursday, March 15. It’s located in the...Show More Summary

Brit Movies: Mary Poppins Returns First Teaser Trailer Released – Video

Whether we like it or not, Disney has made a sequel to Mary Poppins and we finally have our first good look at it – the teaser trailer was released last night during the OSCARS. It doesn’t give much of the plot away. It simply givesShow More Summary

The Birthday Dinner :: 4 MetroWest Restaurants to Celebrate Your Child’s Big Day

In my family, birthdays were always a big deal. We celebrated for weeks leading up to it, and certainly the week of it. My daughter recently turned 4. My parents were here from out of town, so the celebrations were even more special — ’cause grandparents. Show More Summary

Frida Kahlo's intimate belongings go on display at the V&A

More than 200 items on show include artist’s makeup, clothes, jewellery – and a prosthetic leg Clothes, jewellery, makeup and a defiantly red-leather-booted prosthetic leg belonging to Frida Kahlo, which were sealed in her house for more than 50 years, are to be shown at the V&A in London, the first time they will have been seen outside Mexico. Show More Summary

These Restaurants Were Torn Down for Apartments

With housing at a premium, these eateries had to make room There’s a reason Minneapolis is nicknamed Teardownopolis. The city has a reputation for having a short memory and not much sentimentality for old buildings. (Just check out Lost...Show More Summary

Snow Day: What Restaurants and Bars Are Open in Philly

Plus restaurant closures and, more importantly, drink specials Unusual weather we’re having. It’s back to icy temps in Philly, but restaurants and bars are here to warm everyone up. The snow is expected to continue all day but so far...Show More Summary

Babymoon {Taking Lemons and Making Lemonade}

Babymoon! I could not wait to go on a babymoon with my husband. We had both taken a few days off work and rented a condo at Rosemary Beach. Rosemary Beach is one of our favorite beaches to visit. We love the seclusion as well as the proximity to the outlet mall. We left work […]

Hungary hits back at UN rights chief over Orban comments

Hungary hit back Wednesday at a top UN rights official for calling Prime Minister Viktor Orban a racist over recent anti-immigration remarks. "The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights has started a fight with (Orban) and Hungarian...Show More Summary

Look Inside the Warehouse District’s Stunning, New, 9,000 Square Foot Food Hall

It opened this weekend across from Pêche restaurant The Auction House Market, a grand, new food hall from Will Donaldson and Barre Tanguis (they also operate the St. Roch Market), opened over the weekend in the Warehouse District. It...Show More Summary

The Yankee Invasion: The Fascinating True Stories of Americans Stationed in Britain During World War II

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Issue #5 of the Anglotopia Print Magazine in Spring 2017. Support great long-form writing about British History, Culture, and Travel by subscribing to the Anglotopia Print Magazine. All proceeds support Anglotopia and its efforts to explore everything wonderful about Britain. Show More Summary

Nielsen Lab :: That Time I Got Paid to Watch a Commercial

Thank you, Nielsen Neuro Labs, for sponsoring this post and for the great opportunity for moms! I recently did a consumer neuroscience study at Nielsen Lab in Boston. It was easy, quick, fun, and interesting — and it gave me a break from my tiny humans. Show More Summary

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