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August 2013 Edition

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North Market shifts stands around, makes room for more

The North Market unveiled its new layout Friday morning, changes spawned by a $1.2 million city-funded update to the ventilation system (construction begins soon) and the availability of four stands for new merchants. Among the big moves: Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams shifts from its longstanding, outer aisle space on the Park Street of the market to a slot across from the Greener Grocer.

Mead Day celebration at Brothers Drake

Saturday is National Mead Day-a day the owners of Brothers Drake Meadery swear they didn't make up. "This is a real day," assures co-owner and general manager Eric Allen. To celebrate, the Short North meadery will its second annual party with food, special mead releases, live music and a few honey-related lessons.

Ellen DeGeneres to host Oscars

NEW YORK (AP) - Comic and daytime television host Ellen DeGeneres was picked to host the Academy Awards for the second time.

Robin! Miley! Bruno! Who has the song of summer?

NEW YORK (AP) - You're listening to it on the way to the beach, or when your toes are resting in the sand. Or you're on a crowded train without a seat, sweating as funky smells scorch from the left or right. Luckily, you're jamming to funky summertime beats, you're doing OK.

Exhibit recalls Bob Hope, who made troops laugh

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Bob Hope entertained 11 presidents at the White House, hosted the Academy Awards 19 times and told thousands of jokes to some 10 million U.S. troops over the course of four wars.

NM exhibit shines light on rare Beatles photos

TAOS, N.M. (AP) - Snow and frigid temperatures didn't stop thousands of screaming teenagers from crowding into the Washington Coliseum in the nation's capital for the Beatles first live concert on American soil.

Renovations at NY Public Library strike a nerve

NEW YORK (AP) - Like the famous marble lions out front, the New York Public Library's flagship building has long symbolized serene endurance in the service of knowledge. But plans for a major change within the landmark have kindled an intellectual culture clash over its direction and the future of libraries themselves.

Farm to Plate: Q&A: Michael Jones of Local Matters

Michael Jones was excited to move from California to Ohio for a consulting job in 1995. He'd read that agriculture was the Midwest state's No. 1 industry, which, to the trained chef, meant lots of opportunity to work with area growers. But when Jones asked a Columbus chef, "Where's the local food?" the chef replied, "Didn't you know? Ohio is a corn and soybean state."

Farm to Plate: Meet the Farmer: Mary Bridgman of Bridgman Farm

Located in Washington Court House, Bridgman Farm has been selling produce to Columbus chefs since the late 1990s, so chances are you've sampled their bounty in an area restaurant or two. You can also connect directly with owner Mary Bridgman, who answers our questions here and every week at the Clintonville Farmers Market.

Farm to Plate: Meet the Farmer: Lisa Sippel of Sippel Family Farm

Sippel Family Farm's been delivering produce to area restaurants since its inception a decade ago. In 2010, the Mount Gilead farm started making cheese, too, under the label Kokoborrego Cheese Co. Lisa Sippel's 77-acre family operation delivers to restaurants once a week.

Farm to Plate: Meet the Farmer: Becky Barnes of Dangling Carrot

Becky Barnes' 7-year-old Dangling Carrot Farm sets up shop in the parking lot of House Wine at the Worthington Farmers Market and also at the Clintonville Farmers Market. Barnes, who quit her corporate gig to farm organically full-time in Williamsport, delivers produce to restaurants three days a week.

Vince Gill, Paul Franklin revisit Bakersfield era

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vince Gill, country music's modern ambassador, and Paul Franklin, Nashville's most sought after steel guitar player, are bringing the twang back to country with a new collection of songs from the Bakersfield era.

Chaplin cane, 'Sound of Music' clothes auctioned

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charlie Chaplin's cane, costumes from "The Sound of Music" and a jacket worn by Steve McQueen in "Bullitt" have sold for several million dollars at an auction of Hollywood memorabilia.

O.J. Simpson now waits for ruling on new trial

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - After five years behind bars, O.J. Simpson has won a small victory with a Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners decision - but the former NFL star won't likely be leaving prison anytime soon.

Renovations at NY Public Library strike a nerve

NEW YORK (AP) - Like the famous marble lions out front, the New York Public Library's flagship building has long symbolized serene endurance in the service of knowledge. But plans for a major change within the landmark have kindled an intellectual culture clash over its direction and the future of libraries themselves.

O.J. Simpson wins small victory in bid for freedom

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - O.J. Simpson won a small victory Wednesday in his bid for freedom as Nevada granted him parole on some of his 2008 convictions for kidnapping and armed robbery involving the holdup of two sports memorabilia dealers at a Las Vegas hotel room.

Party at Plate

Learn about The New Albany Women's Network's spring gala during an evening at Plate

Eileen Brennan of 'Private Benjamin,' 'Clue' dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Whether she was issuing orders as an Army captain in "Private Benjamin," rambling as a real-life rendition of Mrs. Peacock from "Clue" or blasting an immortal monster with a shotgun as a crazy cat lady in "Jeepers Creepers," actress Eileen Brennan injected perfectly timed comedy into each of her roles.

The CW to introduce The Flash on 'Arrow' season 2

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - The upcoming season of The CW's "Arrow" is getting some flash, as in the popular DC comic book character, the network announced at Tuesday's annual Television Critics Association press tour.

Time Warner drops CBS, then halts decision

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - The fee dispute between Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. took an odd turn when the cable giant announced it was turning off the broadcaster in three major cities, then quickly reversed the decision.

Cuco's Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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Ella Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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Kids' network launches online hunt for host

NEW YORK (AP) - If you want to speak to thousands of preschoolers in the morning without worrying about fixing breakfast or calming tantrums, the Sprout TV network is offering an opportunity.

Time Warner drops CBS, then halts decision

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - The fee dispute between Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. took an odd turn when the cable giant announced it was turning off the broadcaster in three major cities, then quickly reversed the decision.

Bus on Bieber tour in border pot bust

DETROIT (AP) - U.S. border agents say they found marijuana on a bus with singer Justin Bieber's tour as it crossed into Detroit from Windsor, Canada.

Yeah Baby Tacos pop-up shop

Columbus is full of surprises. Probably the last place you'd expect to find a taco stand is inside a strip mall diner in Westerville.

Fans of Columbus diners may be familiar with family run, comfort food eatery The Best Breakfast & Sandwiches. But unless you're a regular, you may not have seen the chalkboard menu high on the...

Correction: Newport Folk Festival story

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - In stories July 26 and July 28 about The Newport Folk Festival, The Associated Press misidentified a singer who played the festival in the 1960s. He is Pete Seeger, not Bob Seeger.

NBC to air Hillary Clinton miniseries

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A Hillary Rodham Clinton miniseries timed to precede the 2016 presidential election is part of NBC's effort to create "event" programming that will draw viewers to the shrinking world of broadcast network TV, NBC's programming chief said Saturday.

Bynes' parents 'deeply concerned' for actress

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - Amanda Bynes' parents are deeply concerned that their daughter may hurt herself or others unless they are allowed to assume control over her medical care and finances, court filings show.

El Vaquero Farm to Plate 2013 menu

At Farm to Plate 2013, Central Ohio restaurants offer special menus featuring dishes created with at least 70 percent locally grown ingredients. Visit columbuscrave.com/farmtoplate for a full list of menus.

Rigsby's chef to judge grilling cook-off at Ohio State Fair

On Saturday, July 27, chef Kent Rigsby, of Rigsby's Kitchen, will judge the Kenmore Greatest Generations of Grilling Cook-Off at the Ohio State Fair from noon to 3 p.m. He'll taste original grilled dishes from more than 25 Ohio cooks, competing for more than $8,000 in prizes. Catch Rigsby tomorrow at the DiSalle Creative Arts Center South Lawn Ohio Expo Center. We caught up with him this week to get his thoughts on judging the competition and his advice for creating your own great grilled...

First Look: The Kitchen in German Village

Don't use the word "class" to describe the hands-on cooking evenings at The Kitchen, which opened in German Village last week. Owners Anne Boninsegna and Jen Lindsey prefer the phrase "participatory dining" or, less technically, "one terrific dinner party."

Correction: Walker Texas Ranger-House story

DALLAS (AP) - In a story July 24 about a Dallas home for sale that appeared in episodes of "Walker, Texas Ranger," The Associated Press reported erroneously that actor Chuck Norris was an owner of the home. While he co-owned the home at one point with his brother, he was no longer an owner when the home was placed on the market.

US designers take trunk shows to China

NEW YORK (AP) - Rag & Bone, Marchesa and Proenza Schouler, among the top in their class of cool, youngish New York-based fashion houses, took a field trip to China recently to start a dialogue with consumers there as they all have their eye on expansion.

The Top Steakhouse Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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Sansu Korean BBQ Farm to Plate 2013 menu

At Farm to Plate 2013, Central Ohio restaurants offer special menus featuring dishes created with at least 70 percent locally grown ingredients. Visit columbuscrave.com/farmtoplate for a full list of menus.

Ruth's Chris Farm to Plate 2013 menu

At Farm to Plate 2013, Central Ohio restaurants offer special menus featuring dishes created with at least 70 percent locally grown ingredients. Visit columbuscrave.com/farmtoplate for a full list of menus.

Giorgio Farm to Plate 2013 menu

At Farm to Plate 2013, Central Ohio restaurants offer special menus featuring dishes created with at least 70 percent locally grown ingredients. Visit columbuscrave.com/farmtoplate for a full list of menus.

Explorer's Club Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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Cantina Laredo Farm to Plate 2013 menu

At Farm to Plate 2013, Central Ohio restaurants offer special menus featuring dishes created with at least 70 percent locally grown ingredients. Visit columbuscrave.com/farmtoplate for a full list of menus.

Blue Agave Farm to Plate 2013 menu

At Farm to Plate 2013, Central Ohio restaurants offer special menus featuring dishes created with at least 70 percent locally grown ingredients. Visit columbuscrave.com/farmtoplate for a full list of menus.

Basi Italia Farm to Plate 2013 menu

At Farm to Plate 2013, Central Ohio restaurants offer special menus featuring dishes created with at least 70 percent locally grown ingredients. Visit columbuscrave.com/farmtoplate for a full list of menus.

Barcelona Restaurant & Bar Farm to Plate 2013 menu

At Farm to Plate 2013, Central Ohio restaurants offer special menus featuring dishes created with at least 70 percent locally grown ingredients. Visit columbuscrave.com/farmtoplate for a full list of menus.

US designers take trunk shows to China

NEW YORK (AP) - Rag & Bone, Marchesa and Proenza Schouler, among the top in their class of cool, youngish New York-based fashion houses, took a field trip to China recently to start a dialogue with consumers there as they all have their eye on expansion.

Nurse details anesthetic treatments for Jackson

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Jackson had a high tolerance for certain drugs and wasn't always forthcoming with his medical history, a nurse anesthetist who treated the singer testified Thursday.

O.J. Simpson regrets going after memorabilia

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - O.J. Simpson went before a parole board and pleaded for leniency on his armed robbery and kidnapping sentence Thursday as he expressed regret for his actions and described being an upstanding inmate who earns pennies an hour keeping gym equipment sanitized and umpiring and coaching games in the prison yard.

Virginia Johnson, renowned sex researcher, dies

ST. LOUIS (AP) - In an era when even talking about sex was virtually taboo, Virginia Johnson had a way of putting research subjects at ease, persuading them to participate in groundbreaking investigations that changed the way human sexuality was perceived.

Aubrey Plaza looks fear in the face in new comedy

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Aubrey Plaza had to overcome a few fears in the R-rated comedy "The To Do List" - including doing a number of hilariously awkward sex scenes. But the 29-year-old actress says she's anything but brave.

O.J. Simpson regrets going after memorabilia

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - O.J. Simpson pleaded for leniency Thursday, telling a parole panel he deeply regretted robbing two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room and has tried to be a model inmate while behind bars.

Kate applauded for not hiding new mommy tummy

NEW YORK (AP) - As Kate and William showed off the royal baby, what caught the eye of many women was not the new heir to the throne but the Duchess of Cambridge's post-childbirth silhouette: that little bump under her pretty polka-dot dress.

Tucci's Farm to Plate 2013 menu

At Farm to Plate 2013, Central Ohio restaurants offer special menus featuring dishes created with at least 70 percent locally grown ingredients. Visit columbuscrave.com/farmtoplate for a full list of menus.

Latitude 41 Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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De Novo Farm to Plate 2013 menu

At Farm to Plate 2013, Central Ohio restaurants offer special menus featuring dishes created with at least 70 percent locally grown ingredients. Visit columbuscrave.com/farmtoplate for a full list of menus.

Kate applauded for not hiding new mommy tummy

NEW YORK (AP) - As Kate and William showed off the royal baby, what caught the eye of many women was not the new heir to the throne but the Duchess of Cambridge's post-childbirth silhouette: that little bump under her pretty polka-dot dress.

Z Cucina Menu Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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Worthington Inn Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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The Refectory Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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Mary Kelley's Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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Market 65 Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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Katalina's Cafe Corner Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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Gallerie Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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Flipside Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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Flatiron Bar & Diner Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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DeepWood Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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Chile Verde Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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Cameron's American Bistro Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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The Boat House Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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Serena, Federer join Grande at Open's Kids' Day

NEW YORK (AP) - Defending U.S. Open women's champion Serena Williams and former champions Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will get in the groove with singer Ariana Grande and other performers at the 18th annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day.

True-crime writer Ann Rule sues Seattle newspaper

SEATTLE (AP) - True-crime author Ann Rule is suing a weekly Seattle newspaper, saying she was defamed in 2011 when the fiance of a convicted killer wrote a lengthy article accusing her of "sloppy storytelling."

Univision cancels talk show hosted by 'Piolin'

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Univision Radio Network yanked the Spanish-language talk show host known as "Piolin" from the air, canceling his once-wildly popular syndicated program that urged listeners to rally for immigration reform and pushed Hispanics to wield their election clout.

Incoming BSO director sidelined by concussion

BOSTON (AP) - The incoming director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra has canceled a weekend appearance at Tanglewood after suffering a concussion following a freak accident in Germany.

89 Fish & Grill Farm to Plate 2013 menu

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Shirley Jones offers naked truth in new book

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Shirley Jones opens the door to her house and appears every inch the ladylike Marian the librarian or sweet farm girl Laurey or cheerfully steady Mrs. Partridge, offering a warm smile and handshake.

Fans get their geek on at Comic-Con's Masquerade

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Imagine Marvel's comic book heroes recast as Bollywood characters, a whiny Skeletor teaming up with Loki in attempt to get back at those jerks He-Man and Thor, and "Star Wars" reimagined as a musical complete with a chorus line of Jawa showgirls.

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