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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Names ‘Chef of the Fest’ 2015

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Aron Schwartz, executive chef at Marina Kitchen ensconced within San Diego’s Marriott Marquis Hotel, came away with the highly coveted “Chef of the Fest” title at the 2015 San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival that took place November 16-22. Chef Schwartz wowed judges with a delicious bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin dish, served with purslane and aji chili vinaigrette, during the ... Read More »

Practical Holiday Gifts with an Attention-Getting Twist

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Like millions of others you may frantically be trying to think of a Christmas gift for someone special but your mind is drawing a blank. Keep calm and read on, as we’ve compiled a list of useful, interesting and even unexpected holiday gift ideas—many practical that can be used every day—which may very well fit the bill and foil those ... Read More »


Strahan’s likeness will pull up a chair next to his LIVE Co-host, Kelly Ripa in early 2016 at the Times Square attraction [New York, NY – November 19, 2015] LIVE With Kelly & Michael co-host, Michael Strahan announced during today’s show that the beloved NY Giant’s Hall-of-Famer will soon get his very own figure at Madame Tussauds New York. This will ... Read More »

MLB Hot Stove Report by Mike Lalor

Early MLB Hot Stove thoughts The Hot Stove seems to be warming up quicker than usual early in the baseball offseason. The General Managers meeting this week in Boca Raton, FL certainly helped, and for sure, set the foundation for future player movement. During the GM meetings, the New York Yankees made their first move of the off-season, acquiring 26-year ... Read More »

New York Giants Thoughts by Mike Lalor

New England Patriots (8-0, 1st AFC East) at New York Giants (5-4, 1st NFC East), Sunday 1pm at MetLife Stadium Over the next 48 hours, MetLife Stadium will switch from Green to Blue, while the CBS broadcast team of Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, and Tracy Wolfson get ready for a weekend “double header” with the NY football teams. This New ... Read More »

Three Periods by Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

It’s Dan Mount again with the return of the Three Periods blog. This week I take a look at the recent hot streak of the New York Rangers, how to answer the scoring crisis and the rookie of the year race without Connor McDavid. Since I was gone last week, let’s dive right into it. First Period Despite the New ... Read More »

FINIS ‘Duo’ Underwater MP3 Player Lets You Swim with Swagger

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Finally, getting in a good swim and listing to your favorite tunes need not be mutually exclusive thanks to FINIS Inc.’s newly-released underwater MP3 player called the “Duo.” This highly advanced subaquatic music player lets both serious and recreational swimmers listen to their favorite songs, instrumentals and more while water-bound…and without earbuds to boot! This is because the Duo uses ... Read More »

Nobody asked me but… by Mickey Charles

It’s a game changer! It’s the sound of a billion balloons going Pop! at one and the same time.  Maybe two billion, perhaps significantly more.  It was a few years ago that the FSTA asked me to speakat one of their conferences, as they had done in the past.  The only difference this time is that it would be a ... Read More »