Q&A from P&R When the National Recreation and Parks Association awarded Asheville Parks & Recreation an $80,000 grant in May 2020, the original vision was to develop a community nutrition hub at the Stephens-Lee Recreation Center with the intent of improving community access to healthy foods, support services, educational programming, […]

(NAPSI)—The 55-plus crowd is more active than ever, continuing to stay in the workforce longer, growing in numbers—to the tune of 73 million and counting—and exerting an even greater economic impact. In fact, 55+ers are responsible for over half of U.S. consumer spending, according to AARP, contributing to the huge […]

CLOSE The 2020-21 Season for Sharing campaign raised $2.1 million to be shared by these 176 nonprofit agencies across Arizona. Because The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com cover all promotional and administrative costs, 100 percent of donations  go to community organizations. Grants are given to groups that help at-risk children and families, support students and teachers and […]

Hip, modern food television is very much embedded within the DNA of Netflix’s new children’s series Waffles + Mochi. Netflix’s own food stars Samin Nosrat (Salt Fat Acid Heat) and Massimo Bottura (Chef’s Table) make appearances; for most of the dishes featured, you can practically see the James Beard Award […]

About a year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of theme parks statewide, Disney California Adventure park plans to reopen starting March 18 at limited capacity, welcoming visitors who buy tickets to stroll through the park and purchase food, drinks and merchandise. Months ago, Disney reopened its park-adjacent Downtown […]

The Bussdown is a new takeout restaurant specializing in pan-African soul food. Photo: Dana Plucinski The Bussdownat Jingletown Eats2353 E. 12th St. (at Miller Avenue), Oakland For their new Oakland pan-African soul food restaurant The Bussdown, chef-owners Solomon Johnson and Mike Woods shop local markets for the freshest ingredients, make […]

We are all craving a change of scenery right now and some of the smaller towns around us offer a bounty of options. Here’s an itinerary that would be positively dreamy in early spring, but most of it wouldn’t be too bad this time of year either. As always, call […]

With all of the busyness of exam season going on during prime Christmas shopping time, I often get caught up with trying to buy gifts for my friends and family that I forget there are other people who don’t get to celebrate the holidays in the same and very fortunate […]

Photo: David Prahl (Shutterstock) I like Super Bowl Sunday for one thing: the food. I am not an avid sports fan in general, and football is the game I know the least about. Despite this, every year I look forward to enjoying a whole lot of food (and getting excited […]

Duties Summary This position is a Food Service Worker, WG-4 Located at the VA Maryland Health Care System in Perry Point Maryland and Baltimore Maryland. The incumbent performs assigned duties in a manner that promotes quality health care, outstanding customer service, maintenance of an environment committed to serving the Veterans […]

Thanks to the ongoing pandemic, going back to the gym might not be an option for everyone. While most gyms require masks, social distancing and may be provide disinfecting supplies, some still feel most safe getting a workout at home. For those who feel comfortable, several gyms in the Lancaster […]

The Sanneh Foundation no longer runs drills across the Conway Recreation Center’s gymnasium floor, though it may not be long before the soccer balls return to the East Side community hub. Instead, with most public schools closed for distance learning, the foundation embraced a two-fold mission, converting the St. Paul […]

Melissa McSorley found herself researching which apple varieties existed in the 1960s, one of many specifics that made “Mad Men” so precise. Susan Spungen became a hand double for Meryl Streep, trussing a duck in “Julie & Julia” as if she were the one portraying the legendary Julia Child. Christine […]