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  • Duff Till Dawn contestants
    ‘Duff Till Dawn’ creates ‘Monster Mayhem’ on Food Network
    On tonight’s Food Network episode of “Duff Till Dawn,” the episode was titled “Monster Mayhem” Duff Goldman, aka the Ace of Cakes, has owned Charm City Cakes in Baltimore, Maryland since 2002 and is challenging others...
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    ‘Duff Till Dawn’ premiere is ‘Ready, Set, Luau!’ on Food Network
    On Sunday night’s Food Network premiere episode of “Duff Till Dawn,” the episode was titled “Ready, Set, Luau!” Duff Goldman, aka the Ace of Cakes, has owned Charm City Cakes in Baltimore, Maryland since 2002 and is...
  • Running strong
    Your personal brand: The underdog
    We certainly love a good story, and one where the team you thought didn’t have a chance wins is always a favorite. When the Buckeyes beat the Oregon Ducks for the first ever college football championship, we saw a true underdog win. The...
  • NY Rieslings rule the roost in major California test
    NY Rieslings rule the roost in major California test
    Riesling, thanks to its unerring quality and a never-ending public relations campaign by industry lobbyists and cheerleaders, is without a doubt New York State's signature wine.The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the nation's...
  • Polo returns to Palm Beach County
    Polo returns to Palm Beach County
    The thrill has only just begun this year as the 2015 Polo Season kicked off this past Sunday, January 4, 2015. Once again, the elegance and luxury of the International Polo Club in Wellington, Florida captured the excitement of the sport at its...
  • Albany 'Wine & Dine for the Arts' nearing sellout status
    Albany 'Wine & Dine for the Arts' nearing sellout status
    Anyone interested in attending the upcoming 6th annual Albany Chefs' Food & Wine Festival had better act quickly. Michelle Hines Abram, one of the chief organizers, today reported that all VIP passes have been sold and the "Slider...
  • Hudson Valley Rail Trail revs up 'Winterfest' chili competition
    Hudson Valley Rail Trail revs up 'Winterfest' chili competition
    If the early weeks of winter prompt mental images of outdoor heartiness and chili goodness, the Hudson Valley Rail Trail's 18th annual WinterFest may be just your thing.The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, January 10, at the...
  • 'Rewrapped' has ‘Pie for One, Pie for All’ on Food Network
    'Rewrapped' has ‘Pie for One, Pie for All’ on Food Network
    Today's rerun Food Network episode of “Rewrapped” gave three chefs a chance to recreate and to innovate the Tastykake Glazed Cherry Pie. The contestants were; Josh Kim, owner, chef and operator of the Spot Gourmet Burgers Food...
  • Maryland State Department of Education, Baltimore, Maryland
    Education: Entrepreneurial Competition for High School Students and More
    Blue Ocean Entrepreneurial CompetitionStudents from HCPSS high schools are sponsoring a statewide competition for all high school students. The competition is the Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneurial Competition. This competition is open to all high...
  • Niagara County CC's culimnary program up for national honors
    Niagara County CC's culinary program up for national honors
    Niagara County Community College was the lone institution in New York State named among finalists announced today for the Community College Futures Assembly's 2015 Bellwether awards.The school was among those nominated in the "Workforce...
  • And the winner is . . . St. Lucie West Centennial High School culinary team!
    And the winner is . . . St. Lucie West Centennial High School culinary team!
    This is how a most successful evening took place for all at the 2nd Annual Culinary Showcase and Competition of St. Lucie County Schools. In the “Wizard of Oz”, Dorothy wore ruby red shoes for her adventure but on Wednesday, December...
  • Hunt Country scores big in Sonoma competition
    Hunt Country scores big in Sonoma competition
    The Finger Lakes winery Hunt Country Vineyards scored a pair of category-topping honors in the recent Grand Harvest Awards competition in Sonoma, CA. The winery, located in Branchport, Yates County, won "Best White Wine," "Best of...
  • Pavel Kolesnikov 2012 Honens Prize Laureate
    Honens 2015!
    Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the concert hall . . . The 2015 Honens International Piano Competition is coming! It’s the eighth celebration of the piano and it’s artisans to take place here, from the 3rd to the 12th...
  •  NYers take 148 medals in Wine Society competition
    NYers take 148 medals in Wine Society competition
    New York State wines won a pair of "Best of Show" honors at the American Wine Society competition in Concord, SC. Overall, New York entries had quite a medal haul. In addition to those two top awards, they collected 14 Double Golds, 15...
  • Frenzie
    German Shepherd IPO Nationals in NE Ohio
    The United Schutzhund Clubs of America ("USCA") is the largest Schutzhund/IPO and German Shepherd Dog organization in this country. Each year they hold many trials, shows, breed surveys as well as regional and national events. USCA is an...