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’77 Flavors’ podcast takes couple to every neighborhood to dine out and explore Chicago history

LAKEVIEW – A Lakeview couple expand perceptions of the city’s people – and their palates – in a popular podcast that explores Chicago one neighborhood restaurant at a time. Jordanian cook Sara Faddah and comedian Dario Durham, co-hosts of “77 Flavors of Chicago,” kicked off the weekly podcast on a …

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New citizen science project aims to track important avian migration routes in Nova Scotia

Each year in southwestern Nova Scotia, a barely noticeable series of nocturnal chirps signals the presence of a bird route in the sky above. A citizen-focused project is now using new technology and AI to map these migratory routes and other important habitats in the province. The Listening Together project …

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How the digital switchover and increased community engagement have helped Indian museums adapt to the new normal

A few museums in India vie to be something new in their post-pandemic recovery rather than a diminished version of what they were Open since May 2021, the Kerala Museum, one of the oldest in Kochi, located in lush greenery in the heart of Edappally, is increasingly crowded on weekends. …

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Music for the deaf, theater for the blind: how the arts reach out to people with disabilities

Companies like SRT are well aware of the struggle to generate demand. Although it has increased, Adams said the challenge remains that “the service may be available, but we shouldn’t expect people to just show up at the door.” Instead, gradually building a culture of patronizing the arts requires a …

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Challenge the Professor: Berks Biz Heroes

I thought a great way to end the holiday season was to celebrate the business heroes in our community that you might not know. So, for this month’s Challenge the Prof, I looked to track down Berks’ corporate heroes. And, I found some SUPER! The kind who succeeds, cares about …

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The PLA faction has hit the wrong target

I campaigned for greater investment in Broadmeadows a decade before I was elected a local MP, founding the Global Learning Village model for lifelong learning at the heart of this impoverished community to the point of even missing of a public library. The proposal for global ideas proved to be …

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Notice: The telescope that will replace Hubble will be launched at Christmas. Here’s why it’s important

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is a next-generation instrument designed to scan the cosmos, with capabilities that exceed and complement the venerable Hubble Telescope. It has been a long time coming, but it is a very exciting prospect to see the astronomical community take another step forward. The Webb …

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Hidden no more: New book from Free Soil Arts Collective tells the stories of Lowell’s Black

Cover of the book “Hidden in Plain Sight: Stories of Black Lowell”. PHOTO: HENRY MARTE, MARTE MEDIA Free Soil Arts Collective has launched a book of interviews with black residents of Lowell. “Hidden in Plain Sight: Stories of Black Lowell,” released December 13, delves into the town’s history that is …

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New “Downtown Park” to be Renamed “Watertown Area Community Foundation Square” (Audio) | Local news

At tonight’s City Council meeting (12/20/21), the naming rights agreement for the Watertown Area Community Foundation Plaza was submitted for approval and authorizing City Manager Amanda Mack to sign documents commemorating the grant. Jan Deberg – Executive Director, Board of Trustees Liam Culhane, Joel Vockrodt and Kristen Henderson were present …

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The pandemic failed to curb the generosity of federal employees

The best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne. Not all federal employees may be in the office for the second consecutive holiday season. But your generosity is not discouraged by the pandemic. In fact, on Tuesday’s …

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