(April 8 marks the 50th anniversary of the first major league game in Padres history. To commemorate the occasion, the Union-Tribune is producing a nine-part series on memorable debuts through the years. Today: Chapter Two ... Why Did The Chicken Cross Friars Road?) The Chicken definitely came before the egg. Or, more specifically, before the eggs. In 1974, local radio station KGB planned a promotion to give away candy Easter eggs to children at the San Diego Zoo. But first the station had to find someone willing to wear the chicken suit it had rented for someone to wear at the event. The costume featured a paper mache head and red cloth body with the station’s call letters affixed across the front. An intern had on it for about an hour, took it off and wanted nothing else to do with the idea. So KGB sent an employee out to San Diego State to find someone else for the job. That someone was a journalism major named Ted Giannoulas. It wasn’t the first time Giannoulas was … [Read more...] about Padres 50th anniversary: Why did The Chicken cross Friars Road?
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opinion Chuck Bennett Special to The Detroit News Published 6:09 PM EDT Mar 28, 2019 40th anniversary party pulls out all the stops When Jeremy, Stefenie and Jordan Sasson invite you to a party, you don’t ask any questions. You put on your best party outfit and your best party attitude, and you go for an experience of a lifetime. On Saturday, the popular siblings hosted a 40th anniversary party for their parents, Monica and Henry Sasson. About 150 guests received the request to join in the celebration, which was held at Prime+Proper (Jeremy owns P+P and Townhouse Restaurants). After relinquishing their cellphones and cameras at the front door, partygoers enjoyed lamb chops, crab legs and caviar, fine wine and scotch and recorded music that kept some of Metro Detroit’s fiercest movers and shakers on the dance floor all night. Did you know Detroit’s sexiest new lounge is located behind a secret door at Prime + Proper? Open to the public soon. Stay tuned. … [Read more...] about Society Confidential: anniversary party pulls out all the stops
Mike and Amanda Bristol, owners of Bristol Brewing, raised a toast to mark 25 years of brewing in Colorado Springs at their Bristol’s Birthday Beer Dinner on Feb. 28.“We wanted to kick off the 25th anniversary with a special night,” Mike said. “Tonight we’re paying homage to Laughing Lab, which has been our lead beer for 24 years. You’ll taste three new release beers that are inspired by Laughing Lab. The three new beers will be released tomorrow in a 12-pack along with the classic Laughing Lab.”The newly released beers are Bristol’s Scotch Ale, Chocolate Lab and Barrel Aged Lab. They were paired with a four-course dinner prepared by Bryan Koop and Supansa Banker, chefs at the Ivywild School kitchen. The Bristols plan three more special events during the year to keep the celebration going. Those will feature three other popular Bristol beers that have stood the test of time: Beehive Wheat Ale, Compass IPA and Winter Warlock Oatmeal Stout. … [Read more...] about Colorado Springs brewery celebrates 25 years of brewing success
IRA informer Eamon Collins killers should be expecting us, say police on 20th anniversary of 'grotesque' murder BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Police have renewed their appeal for information into the killing of the IRA informer Eamon Collins on the 20th anniversary of his savage murder. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/ira-informer-eamon-collins-killers-should-be-expecting-us-say-police-on-20th-anniversary-of-grotesque-murder-37753166.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/article34483219.ece/673ac/AUTOCROP/h342/2016-02-25_opi_17162101_I5.JPG Email Police have renewed their appeal for information into the killing of the IRA informer Eamon Collins on the 20th anniversary of his savage murder. And they say those responsible should expect to hear from the police in the coming weeks. The 45-year-old father of four was deliberately knocked down while out walking with his dogs in the Doran's Hill area of Newry in a revenge attack for turning on his former … [Read more...] about IRA informer Eamon Collins killers should be expecting us, say police on 20th anniversary of ‘grotesque’ murder
By J. Q. Louise | [email protected] | Boston HeraldPUBLISHED: December 26, 2018 at 1:45 am | UPDATED: December 26, 2018 at 4:51 am Now that the shopping’s done and Christmas gifts unwapped, it’s time to party — as in New Year’s Eve. Here are 10 events that you should check out if you are spending New Year’s Eve in Boston. 1) Prohibition Party at Explorateur If you are in the mood for a festive night out this New Year’s Eve, grab your top hats and boas and head to the Prohibition Party at Explorateur in the Theater District. Lindy Hop your way into the new year, with beats provided by DJ Phaze1. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets (Tablelist.com) are available for purchase online for $50 and include a toast at midnight. 2) Tiki Party at Shore Leave For its first New Year’s Eve, Shore Leave will be breaking out the disco ball to welcome 2019. They are taking reservations for parties of all sizes from 5 to 7:30 p.m. for dinner. The party … [Read more...] about Top 10 ways to spend New Year’s Eve in Boston