Insta-review: Korean hot dogs
👋 Hey, Monica here with another review asking, "Is this restaurant about social media or the food?" The place: Kong Dog is the latest in a string of Korean hot dog emporiums that opened last year, mostly in the suburbs, to fanfare and long lines.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.I was delighted to find a less-crowded Little Italy location that opened in December.The main attraction: Pork or beef franks and mozzarella sticks that are batter fried and coatenews.yahoo.com
3 dead in triple shooting in Baltimore on Memorial Day
Police said three men are dead after a shooting on Spaulding Avenue in the Park Heights neighborhood. Two men died at the scene and a third was taken to a hospital, where he later died. During a news conference at the scene late Monday night, Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said the victims appeared to have been in a gun battle that spanned three city blocks with people shooting at each other. What's even more troubling is that this is one of three areas that officers were patrolling while working overtime this holiday weekend.news.yahoo.com
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2020
The world also said goodbye to U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a lion of the civil rights movement who died in July. Other former political figures who died this year include Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak, New York Mayor David Dinkins, Arizona Gov. Here is a roll call of some influential figures who died in 2020 (cause of death cited for younger people, if available):___JANUARY___David Stern, 77. The guitarist who supplied the scratching, seething sound that fueled the highly influential British punk band Gang of Four. He fused African rhythms with funk to become one of the most influential musicians in world dance music.
US Soccer, Jill Ellis announce coach mentorship program
There’s been very few opportunities to be in a room, or be on a coaching license course, with other women,” Ellis said. Others include longtime North Carolina and former national team coach Anson Dorrance and Laura Harvey, former National Women's Soccer League coach and current youth national team coach. Two women, Ellis and Dutch national team coach Sarina Wiegman, faced off in the final. Ellis, among 17 coaches involved in the program, has been mentoring Monica Vergara, Mexico's under-20 women's national team coach. Since she stepped down as coach, Ellis has been enjoying time with her family while also riding out the coronavirus pandemic.
New this week: Katy Perry's 'Smile' and 'Love Island' return
This image released by BBC America shows Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins in a scene from "Planet Earth: A Celebration." The special debuts at 8 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 31, on BBC America, AMC, SundanceTV and IFC. (BBC Studios/BBC America via AP)
New this week: Surfing dolphins and 'Love Island' return
This image released by BBC America shows Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins in a scene from "Planet Earth: A Celebration." The special debuts at 8 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 31, on BBC America, AMC, SundanceTV and IFC. — AP Music Editor Mesfin FekaduTELEVISIONWhether the new season of CBS’ “Love Island” includes any version of love remains to be seen, but it’s definitely not on an island. The special, debuting 8 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 31, on BBC America, AMC, SundanceTV and IFC, includes new narration from Attenborough. Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer (“The Lion King”) and Jacob Shea, an Emmy nominee for the “Planet Earth II” score, created new music.
Courteney Cox and Matthew Perry show us they're still 'Friends'
"Friends" stars Courteney Cox reunited with her former co-star Matthew Perry on Thursday and posted a cute picture of herself with her TV husband. Cox captioned the shot. The duo's "Friends" co-star Jennifer Aniston, new to Instagram, left a comment on the snap. Lisa Kudrow, who starred as Phoebe Buffay, commented, "Lucky lucky. All six former "Friends" got together for a pic last month that Aniston posted in her Instagram debut.
10 celebs who guest starred on 'Friends'
Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer are shown in a scene from the NBC series "Friends." (CNN) - It's been 25 years since "Friends" premiered, and fans are still watching reruns over and over. The one with Brad PittIn an episode of season eight, Monica runs into former high school classmate Will Colbert, played by Brad Pitt (then married to Jennifer Aniston, who played Rachel Green). Crystal and Williams play friends Tomas and Tim. The ones with Tom SelleckBefore Monica and Chandler, there was Monica and Richard -- and he was played by none other than Tom Selleck.
This Man Stopped Working With Pitbull and Rick Ross to Start a Food Truck
A chance meeting led him to working with rapper Luke, and that turned into him promoting a then-unknown artist named Pitbull. "Instead of using their per diem money to go order food, they would just be like, 'let Teach cook.' Pictures and video of the food went up on social media, catching the attention of rapper Bun B of UGK. Turton made the leap, walked away from the music and purchased a food truck. When Turton stopped working for Pitbull, the rapper gifted him with some money to help with start up costs.