• AROUND TOWN: Chocoholic Frolic a sensory delight Kidpower gala

    by Linda.Navarro@gazette.com
    Published: Wed, May 27, 2015

    Kidpower knows the secret of success: chocolate, and lots of it. The annual Chocoholic Frolic is a sold-out gala year after year, including enticing 500 attendees to the 2015 benefit May 2 at The Pinery at the Hill. More than $70,000 was raised to help Kidpower (kidpowercs.org)...

  • Don't sweat it

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    In arid Colorado, perspiration - even during summer - isn't nearly the lifestyle issue it is in the Deep South. Breaking a sweat here can take work. Hiking the Manitou Incline, for instance. For people who suffer from a medical condition known as hyperhidrosis, though, excessive...

  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: May 26 The News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina, on private group boosting charters: Sometimes, the Republicans in charge of the North Carolina General Assembly make us wonder, "What are they thinking?" Or perhaps, "Are they...

  • Genetic anomaly in artery causes stroke in active, local man

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    Sponsored feature: On October 22, John J. Guarriello woke up around 3 a.m. with a slight headache. “I never get headaches, I never have to take aspirin, it was strange,” he said. Guarriello made himself a cup of tea to drink and went back to sleep until 6. “I got up, did my Tai Chi,...

  • Taller, faster: SeaWorld Orlando plans new roller coaster

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld Orlando plans to build a 200-foot tall roller coaster that will race as fast as 73 mph when it opens next year. SeaWorld officials said Wednesday that the new coaster will be called Mako and will be the tallest and fastest coaster in Orlando. The coaster...

  • 14 people killed on Ohio roads over weekend, patrol says

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says 14 people were killed on Ohio's roadways over Memorial Day weekend — one more than last year. The patrol says three fatalities were related to impaired driving. Four of the 14 people killed between Friday and Monday weren't wearing...

  • Jazz up your grilled chicken routine with Greek yogurt sauce

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    It's pretty unlikely that we'll ever get bored with burgers on the grill. But chicken? Yeah... That actually happens pretty early in the season every summer. Because as much as we like all manner of chicken on the grill, after a while it all starts to taste the same. Yet another...

  • A date-pistachio treat fit for breaking a Ramadan fast

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    I still remember the anticipation of watching the sun sink closer and closer to the horizon. It was Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting. My childhood hometown of Dubai held its breath as the fiery ball dipped lower, lower and then finally into oblivion. "Boom!" went the cannon,...

  • Himalayan salt block gaining popularity for summer grilling

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -by name the gazette -
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    Memorial Day marks the start of alfresco dining season, a time of grilling, picnics and barbecuing. What better excuse do you need to jump on the latest trend sweeping the culinary scene? Cooking on Himalayan salt blocks is hot. Ask three of the area's go-to store owners for seasonal...

  • On Food: Looking for fresh fish? Try Colorado striped bass from Alamosa

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    During a recent class at Garden of the Gods Country Club, sous chef Jeremy Coleman offered an in-depth lesson in fish. It began with how to choose fresh fish, which involves buying whole fish since that's about the only way to determine freshness. Sitting on the demonstration table...

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