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CHAMBER LUNCHEON

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Please join The City Island Chamber of Commerce at Portofino's Restaurant at 555 City Island Avenue on Tuesday April 16th from 12pm-2pm.

Marlene Cintrone from Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation will speak and field your questions as to how to best take advantage of grants and low interest loans for small business and commercial property owners on City Island.

Former Bronx Borough and Mayoral Candidate Adolfo Carrion is also scheduled to speak.

This is an important meeting the chamber hopes more will, as there is strength in numbers.

NYC Graffiti Dining

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There is one more rose in Spanish Harlem, where I met up with an old friend and journalist Isolda Peguero, La Periodista, as well as meeting new ones. But if you can, try them this weekend to enjoy fine tapas and delicious botanas, along with an open air ambiance. BE King https://youtu.be/OGd6CdtOqEE

Que hay tras el desmayo de Hillary Clinton?: http://youtu.be/T5_qRH-ED6s?a via @YouTube

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Global Dining Haunts

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10 Old-School Hollywood Haunts You Have To Try Once http://a.msn.com/06/en-us/BBim4zS

The Weirdest Restaurants in the World http://www.delish.com/food-fun/weird-restaurants via @delishcom

The Most Unusual Restaurants in the World - Directory: http://unusual-restaurants.com via @UnusualRest

Ten of the world's weirdest restaurants http://gu.com/p/3jhbc/stw

Havana Cafe

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A Latin Brunch was sponsored by NY Senator Jeff Klein this weekend to celebrate Hispanic Heritage.

Outside the restaurant, honored guests made themselves available for a photo opportunity.

Comments were heard from all the Hispanic honorees,

Lilian Rodriguez Lopez, Hispanic Federation President

Ivine Galarza, Community Board 6 District Manager

Louis Vasquez, RAIN Executive Director

Alex Rodriguez, Westchester Hispanic Law Enforcement President

T Perez, K Alicea, R Rodriguez, Havana Cafe Owners

Adolfo Carrion, HUD Regional Director, mussel sucker and City Islander

Seasons Bereavings

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A recent study in The Journal of Social Science and Medicine found that the level of deliberate self harm fluctuated significantly around Christmas and New Year (Bergen & Hawton, 2007). Similarly, other studies have found significant fluctuations in the number of homicides (Bridges, 2004) and motor vehicle accidents (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2009) around these holidays.

All You Can Eat Buffet

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All-you-can-eat buffets are a boon for hungry, thrifty diners and a nightmare for dieters or those trying to maintain a healthy weight. If you are in the latter camp, here are some tips.

• Take a walk around the entire buffet to scope out your options before serving yourself.
• Put your food on a small plate instead of a big one.

SLOW FASTING

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Is it a good practice to slowly abstain from food or drink, and eat nothing, refrain from meals, go without nourishment, go hungry, starve oneself? It really depends on who you ask, the length of time, your desired outcome, and the purpose.

Recently, I had gall bladder surgery and was forced to stop eating certain foods and then I had to stop eating altogether for tests and then for the surgery. The outcome was that I lost 30 pounds.

NYC Diner Delicacies

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A restaurant characteristic of American life, especially in the New York City region, as well as in other areas of the Northeastern United States, and in the Midwest, Canada, and parts of Western Europe.

Diners are characterized by offering a wide range of foods, mostly American, a distinct exterior structure, a casual atmosphere, a counter, with late operating hours. "Classic American Diners" are often characterized by an exterior layer of stainless steel—a feature unique to diner architecture.

Savor The Bronx

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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., in conjunction with the Bronx Tourism Council has announced that American Express has agreed to sponsor Savor The Bronx!, the boroughs first ever wide restaurant week, taking place from Tuesday, November 1st to Sunday November 13th.

“We’re excited to celebrate all the cuisines and dining options the Bronx has to offer, and happy to be a part of this inaugural event,” said Carol Engleman, Vice-President of American Express.

IMO Energy Eefficiency

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An ambitious International Maritime Organization project to establish a global network of Maritime Technology Cooperation Centers (MTCCs) in developing countries is to go ahead thanks to a €10 million funding contribution from the European Commission (EC).