The Lab Announces the Appointment of Dena Beard as Executive Director.

Dena Beard - Executive Director, The Lab

  The Lab announces the appointment of Dena Beard as Executive Director. Beard joins the organization at a vital moment in its thirty-year history as it plans to rehabilitate gallery spaces, build artist studios, and expand programming to include visual … Continue reading

The First Biodegradable, Compostable Premium Tea

Hibiscus Watermelon

  Now Available in Most Popular Flavors…   The Republic of Tea is proud to be the first specialty tea company to launch a new line of environmentally friendly, single-serve One Cuppa™ teas, that are compatible with most popular brewing … Continue reading

TravelChannel.com Names the Top 10 “Travel’s Best: Summer Foods of 2014

Top 10 Summer Foods

  TravelChannel.com names the “Travel’s Best: Summer Foods” of 2014. From ice cream at Hawaii’s Matsumoto to lobster at Martha’s Vineyard’s Beach Plum, these picks will satisfy your hunger – and your thirst for travel!   The 2014 “Travel’s Best: … Continue reading

Growing Ocimum Basilicum

Growing Ocimum Basilicum

  Native to Mediterranean climates, home herb gardeners are growing basil (Ocimum basilicum) for its luscious flavor and wonderful aroma. Excellent fresh or dried, the classic large-leaved variety is a favorite in Asian and Italian cuisine. Fragrant plants grow 18-24 inches … Continue reading

President Obama Honors José Andrés

Chef Jose Andres and President Obama

  On Friday, July 4, José Andrés received the Outstanding American by Choice Award by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, an initiative that recognizes the outstanding achievements of naturalized U.S. citizens who have demonstrated their commitment to the U.S. … Continue reading

Is Wine “Tonging” the New Sabering?

Sommelier Dustin Wilson

  Watch Sommelier Dustin Wilson open a bottle of wine with red-hot tongs at New York City’s Eleven Madison Park.   Port tongs were invented in the 18th century as a way to cleanly decapitate bottles of vintage port whose … Continue reading

“Clouds” Sensation Zach Sobiech Honored At ‘YouTube Onstage Live From The Kennedy Center’

Zach Sobiech w/Sammy Brown / J. Dunn Photography

  Zach Sobiech inspired millions across the globe with his heartfelt goodbye anthem, “Clouds” which went viral on YouTube last year, along with theSoulPancake short film that invited us into Zach’s world with “My Last Day’s: Meet Zach Sobiech.”  The … Continue reading

4th of July Beverages for the Entire Bunch!

USS Bomber

  When planning a summer party, people usually remember to stock up on beer, wine and liquor. However, it’s likely that not everyone at your shindig will want to imbibe. So in order to make your get-together fun for the … Continue reading

The Granary Restaurant Named One of the Top Neighborhood Gems in America by OpenTable Diners

The Granary in Mount Pleasant

  The Granary announced that it has been named a winner of OpenTable Diners’ Choice Awards for Top Neighborhood Gem Restaurants in America. The list of winners is derived from more than five million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for … Continue reading

How to Cope with Depression from Disease

Coping with Depression From Pain

  Illness Often Comes with Deeply Felt Stress; Fibromyalgia Sufferer Offers Tips for Emotional Wellness   Sometimes, not knowing the truth about something of immediate importance can create some of the most intense stress, says former chronic pain sufferer Janet … Continue reading