The articles Dec. 13 indicate many of the concerns over hydrofracking and the capability of the state to regulate it and protect the environment. The largest concern relates to the safety of our drinking water whether it comes from aquifers or from our lakes and rivers.
But the Bacon Brothers didn’t just play a concert. Concert: Of course, the biggest contribution was the concert the duo, backed by a five man band, played at the Levitt Pavilion at SteelStacks for an audience of about 500. It was no small contribution.
Lucas Benitez spots the motorcyclist and his palms begin to sweat. All day, the stocky Mexican with a buzzcut has led a thousand Latino tomato pickers on the 11 mile march from Plant City to Lakeland to protest the stingy pay of $50 per two tons of fruit torn off the vine. When he looks at the biker, all he can think is: Not another pinche redneck picking a fight..
Every convention worth its weight in admission needs solid programming. Whether it for people interested in hearing anime industry executives talk about their trade or hardcore fans dying to see their favorite J pop stars, there can never be enough interesting panels at a con. Since these panels were closed off to general attendees, they were far more serious in tone and audience participation.
“It is, for me, the highest privilege to be able to play a role in one of the great eras in Columbia’s long and distinguished history,” said President Bollinger. “Above all, however, what captures my complete dedication is the still to be realized potential of this extraordinary institution to benefit humanity in new as well as traditional ways, but always through the core mission of advancing knowledge and understanding, educating the next generation of youth and serving the public good. I am grateful to the Trustees and the University for their confidence and support, and, I must add, to my wife, Jean, for her ever wise counsel in the work and life we share together.”.
And it’s not just because the mom and pop luncheonette is unique, or because the Kandaswamy family, who hail from Tiruchchirapalli, south of Madras, run the county’s only South Indian restaurant. But to find a better version of this fare anywhere south of Manhattan’s Little India would be more difficult than trying to pronounce the owners’ hometown. Although the steam table curries provide fine instant gratification, the must not miss items are the $4.35 dosai (light, lacy, thin rice/dhal batter cr wrapped around buttery spiced potato filling); slightly thicker fried uttapam pancakes ($6.99), crisp edged but springy in the middle and topped with chilies or onions; and fat steamed idli patties ($5.50) ideal for dipping in Raja’s sweet chutneys and salty sambars.