Chef Scott Dickmeyer, who has returned to lead the kitchen after about 20 years elsewhere, concentrates on quietly and efficiently turning out the Oyster Bar trademark food in a casual atmosphere. No shouting or other abrasive stuff can happen in this kitchen. People in and out of the kitchen can concentrate on the food..

“As we continue to seek donations toward both medical and rehabilitation costs, sincere thanks to SPIN Standard Poodles in Need Rescue and Rehome in Greater Toronto, for generously donating $1,000 to help these dogs,” Pugh says. SPIN is a foster based non profit organization primarily concerned with the welfare of homeless or unwanted standard poodles and poodle mixes. The group is collaborating with the BC SPCA to raise awareness about the deplorable conditions of puppy mills and to advocate for change..

Ed Hookstratten, a lawyer and agent whose powerful roster of clients made him a force to be reckoned with in the worlds of sports, entertainment and journalism, died Wednesday at his Beverly Hills home of complications related to congestive heart failure. He was 83. Known as a kingmaker, Hookstratten had a client list that included Elvis Presley, Johnny Carson, Tom Brokaw, Marcus Allen, Pat Riley and Vin Scully..

Cecil goes on to highlight two specific races where polls pointed in the wrong direction: Silver predicted that Sen. Jon Tester, D Mont., had just a 34 percent chance of getting reelected. In 2010, Silver also predicted that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D Nev., only had a 16 percent chance of beating tea party favorite Sharron Angle.

We’re history’s actors and you, all of you, will be left to just study what we do”.’ Enough said. So, what should India do? I’ll be the first person to admit that economic partnerships between India and the US have a tremendous future and so do people to people interactions. Most Indians would like to see these kinds of interactions grow and I’m no different.

NASHVILLE On its face, it would appear to be the least controversial of the four proposed changes to Tennessee’s Constitution on the November ballot.But proponents worry that Amendment 4, which would let many veterans’ organizations join the list of nonprofit groups allowed to hold annual charitable gaming fundraisers, may not pass muster with voters.”The way it’s worded, people won’t know what’s going on,” fretted state Sen. Rusty Crowe, R Johnson City, who shepherded the amendment through the legislative approval process to get it before voters on Nov. 4.”I think it’s going to have a hard time passing.