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Tom Spicer Sells His Crops From New Digs Next to Garden Cafe

There are gardeners and there are those who truly understand agriculture. Tom Spicer has been an agricultural force in this area for over 30 years. Most people know him as that wacky guy tending the garden behind the shoddy building on Fitzhugh next to Urbano and Jimmy’s. After losing his space on Fitzhugh, he’s selling out of the Garden Cafe.

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The Blind Butcher on Greenville Avenue to Open ‘Sometime in 2013.’

If you’re a frequent visitor of Trader Joe’s or the Truck Yard on Greenville Avenue, chances are you’ve seen a shady little building with a not-so-shady sign that says, “COMING SOON: BLIND BUTCHER.” “What’s in there?” you wonder. “A butcher shop with a blind person? A creepy haunted house that runs year-round? Or, worse, one […]

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Restaurant America Pushes On: Central Standard to Open September 27 in Dallas’ Design District

Restaurants America, a group out of Chicago, invaded Dallas in late 2011 and leased spaces for five restaurants: Mockingbird Taproom, Townhouse Kitchen & Bar, Boca Chica, Townhouse Kitchen & Bar, and Park Tavern. Mockingbird Taproom, Townhouse Kitchen & Bar, and Boca Chica have already closed, but RA has plans to open Central Standard on Friday, September 27 in […]

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Chobani Recalls Moldy Yogurt

Sometimes, food companies like Chobani make mistakes. At least this one hasn’t killed anyone…. yet. Just kidding. I don’t think that’ll happen. On August 31, Chobani released a statement on its website about complaints from customers who’ve experienced some tummy issues after eating their yogurt products. Uh oh. We’ve been diligently working with our retail […]

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Cafeteria Under Construction: Highland Park Middle School Parents Not Happy

I meant to post this news last week but I forgot. The story, written by Dan “The Captain” Koller and published in Park Cities People, reports how some parents are pissed off  because the cafeteria at Highland Park Middle School is under construction and parents are responsible for providing lunches. I remembered I forgot the […]

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