The Dish: Meet the team behind Pig Beach BBQ
Pig Beach BBQ is the brainchild of three friends who are trying to remake the world of barbecue. They opened their first location in Brooklyn, New York in 2016, a second in neighboring Queens just a month ago and are eyeing a Florida location. None of those spots are traditionally considered barbecue destinations but that is changing fast.news.yahoo.com
Ruidosa church open house celebrates future of historic structure – The Big Bend Sentinel
By Sam KarasRUIDOSA — For generations, the crumbling adobe church by the side of the road in Ruidosa has piqued the curiosity of motorists on the northern reaches of FM170, better known as the River Road. At the time the church was built in 1915, the town boasted a hundred residents, a school, three general stores and a post office. The church’s architecture reflects the town’s ambition: it was a traditional Catholic Church with two bell towers and an arched vestibule. The Friends of the Ruidosa Church, a nonprofit organization helmed by Keller, aims to preserve this unique slice of border history. “We want it to be an actively-used space, despite its remoteness.”The Friends of the Ruidosa Church invite you to stop by 11 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 23.bigbendsentinel.com
FBI director apologizes to victims for agency failures in Larry Nassar sexual abuse case
After emotional testimony by Olympic gymnasts who were victims of sexual abuse by former U.S. gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, FBI Director Christopher Wray apologized before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday for the failures of the agency during its investigation.news.yahoo.com
‘How you doin’?’: Texas brewery debuts ‘Friends’-themed beer
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Longtime fans of the hit TV show “Friends” will want to travel to this San Antonio brewery to try their newest beer that gives vibes of NYC. Islla Street Brewing, who also created the popular “Big Red” beer last year, is releasing a new flavor inspired by an ode to Rachel, Ross, Joey, Phoebe, Monica, and Chandler’s trips to “Central Perk Coffee Cafe”. The beer, named “Friends Toast,” is a coffee stout steeped with brioche, nutmeg, and finished with maple and Mexican vanilla, the brewery said on their Facebook page. The brewery said the beer will be available on their menu starting Monday.
'Dueling dinosaurs' fossils donated to North Carolina museum
RALEIGH, N.C. – The fossil skeletons of two dinosaurs intertwined in what looks like a final death match have been donated to a North Carolina museum. The nonprofit organization Friends of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences said in a statement Tuesday that it acquired the fossilized animals with private funds. The Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops horridus known as the dueling dinosaurs were buried together 67 million years ago. The nonprofit said the distinct preservation will give museum paleontologists an unprecedented opportunity for research and education. In June, a U.S. appeals court ruled the fossils belong to the owners of the land’s surface rights, not the owners of the mineral rights.
Could you *be* any more excited? Friend reunion set to start taping in March
However, Matthew Perry, who played Chandler Bing in the series officially confirmed on Twitter Thursday that the reunion is expected to start filming in March. Friends reunion being rescheduled for the beginning of March. — matthew perry (@MatthewPerry) November 12, 2020According to David Schwimmer, who played Ross Geller, the reunion was scheduled to film in August for a May debut, but with coronavirus, having a live audience just wasn’t feasible. “There has always been a hope that a component of that reunion show will have a live audience, which makes the whole thing really tricky,” Schwimmer said. “We are obviously not going to risk anyone’s health by doing this.”Now that life is slowly returning to normal and productions for different shows is back up, fans of the show can get excited the reunion is finally happening.
Check out the ‘FRIENDS’ Central Perk pop-up in Texas
The ultimate “FRIENDS” experience is now set up in Texas. Fans of the sitcom can now visit a Central Perk pop-up exhibit in downtown Dallas. The exhibit is a part of the AT&T Discovery District, a new downtown destination combining tech, culture and entertainment to create unique experiences. The “FRIENDS”-themed pop-up features multiple settings and props from the show allowing fans to immerse themselves in the experience and recreate iconic “Friends” moments. For a limited time, fans can visit the site within the AT&T Experience Store.
Animal shelter barn collapse during Hurricane Hanna while owners fought coronavirus in the hospital
The couple spent a week in the hospital together after Gloria said they unknowingly contracted the virus. I mean we don’t go anywhere but the only thing I can think of is we got it with a package maybe food for the animals,” Gloria said. When she got home from the hospital Tuesday night, Gloria found their barn toppled over. Jack and Gloria run a no-kill animal shelter in Needville, supporting almost 200 animals including horses, ducks, hogs, cats, goats, chickens and roosters. They are hoping volunteers can come in and help rebuild the barn soon.
The Voice, Top 8 Performances
HOUSTON – So before we get to the performances from Monday night, a quick sidebar: on a show about singing/vocal ability… really, 50 Cent? Last week he gave Cassadee Pope THE song that will be her legacy on this show and most likely launch her career. That said, I did love this performance and I actually really liked the song. He has proven to be the most consistent artist in the competition, with great song choice after great song choice. Nicholas David Top 8Wrapping up the evening was Cassadee Pope singing Michelle Branch's angry femme-rock song, "Are You Happy Now?"