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New York approves “soda” ban

New York skyline with giant soft drink bottle

Sugary drinks were checked off of Mayor Bloomberg’s hit list today as the Board of Health approved his ban on any (tea, soda, coffee, and juice) large (over 16 oz) sugar-sweetened drink.  It does not apply to grocery …

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Food for fighting

Link to Applebee's coupon

Great news for New Yorkers, Applebees is supporting Cancer Screening Centers by hosting a night for Dine to Donate. Just download and print a coupon, then go to one of the participating 8 Applebees locations …

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From garbage to cabbage

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A former garbage dump has been turned into a farmers market in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Adjacent to Trilok Fusion Arts – a local preschool – the garden with its market and plant nursery brings color …

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