“Fight for Fifteen” is officially a Serious Topic. In the New Yorker, William Finnegan follows a minimum-wage NYC McDonald’s worker: …. I asked Arisleyda Tapia who she thought could raise her pay. “Bruce,” she said immediately. “He’s rich.” She meant Bruce Colley, the owner of the McDonald’s where she works. Colley owns twenty-nine McDonald’s franchises, […]
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Where: Donahue’s, 87 Bigelow Avenue, Watertown, Massachusetts When: 5pm – whenever The reservation should be under “Balloon Juice”, and (party store willing) there should be green balloons over our table. Hope to see you there!
Some good news, for a change, from Nate Cohn at NYTimes‘ The Upshot: A few months ago, the Democratic path to a Senate majority looked long and arduous. It has started to look easier. The Democrats started the campaign with a clear advantage in enough races to end up with 45 seats, well short of […]
Long-term commentor, Garden Chat/Recipe Exchange regular, and general friend-of-the-blog Satby has just experienced one more shock in a chain of nasty news: Last night, I discovered a tumor under the jaw of my oldest rescue dog. And it’s a disaster, because I have no money for medical care for him, or even to put him […]
From our Food Goddess, TaMara: They were predicting snow today, it did not show up, but it’s unseasonably cold. SNOW. I am not ready. But it does put me in the mood for cool weather recipes. Soups and tonight’s featured recipe, easy Chicken and Buttermilk Biscuit Pot Pie. Life has been hectic, I’ve been busy […]