December Food & Lifestyle News

What’s new in the City of Angels this month? Here is a food and lifestyle news update for December.

Scratch/Bar & Kitchen Launches New Takeout Tasting Menus

Chefs Phillip Frankland Lee and Margarita Kallas Lee have teamed together to offer beautiful, elegant and exclusively curated tasting menus specifically designed for takeout. Limited to 10 guests per night, diners can pick up the special Scratch/Bar & Kitchen 10-course menu Wednesday to Sunday evenings at 7pm, priced at $125 per person. They also are offering a delicious Sushi/Bar takeout menu including their 16-course menu of nigiri, offered daily for pickup at 7pm, $95 per person. Visit

Wonderland Brings Holiday Cheer to LaLa Land

Experiential Supply Co’s new Wonderland holiday drive thru experience is taking place now through December 23rd and December 26 through December 30th from 5 to 11pm at the Westfield Promenade site in Woodland Hills. This unique in car

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E-sports: Singapore to host US$300,000 M2 World Championship in January, Sport News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – The world’s top Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) players will set foot in Singapore from Jan 18-24, with the Republic set to host the MLBB M2 World Championship behind closed doors.

Teams will compete for a prize purse of US$300,000 (S$402,210) at the Shangri-La Hotel with the necessary Covid-19 measures in place.

The M2 World Championship is co-organised by Mobile Legends game developer Moonton and the Singapore’s Cybersports and Online Gaming Association (Scoga) with the support of the Singapore Tourism Board (STB).

Mobile Legends is a mobile multi-player online battle arena game in which two opposing teams battle to destroy the enemy’s base while defending their own base and the teams vie for control of a path, which connects the bases.

When asked about the Covid-19 protocols, Moonton said it has “worked together with various industry experts to put up an operational plan that adheres to the safe

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Aru’s new team, Circus-Wanty Gobert’s new name: Daily News Digest

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Hello again, CyclingTips readers,

For a Thursday in December, it was a surprisingly busy day in cycling headlines.

Fabio Aru has a new team, the team currently known as Circus-Wanty Gobert is getting a new name, and Rod Ellingworth is leaving Bahrain-McLaren, to list just a few of the day’s stories.

Read on for more of the latest from the world of cycling.

Dane Cash,
News Editor

What’s News

| Aru will ride for Qhubeka-Assos in 2021

The NTT team that will become Qhubeka-Assos next season announced on Thursday that it had signed former Vuelta a España winner Fabio Aru. The 30-year-old Italian will join the South African WorldTour squad after three seasons with UAE-Team Emirates, following several years with Astana, where he turned pro and enjoyed his biggest career successes.

“I am excited to have Fabio

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Steelers reportedly lose Bud Dupree for the rest of season with a torn ACL: NFL news roundup

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Steelers improved to 11-0 on Wednesday when they beat the Ravens, 19-14. However, they suffered a potentially devastating loss on defense.

NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported that outside linebacker Bud Dupree is out for the rest of the season with a torn ACL.

He is the second linebacker the Steelers have lost to a season-ending injury. Devin Bush was ruled out for the season in their Week 6 win vs. the Browns.

After a breakout season in 2019 in which he had a career-high 11.5 sacks and 16 tackles for loss, the Steelers franchise tagged him prior to the 2020 season. This season, he was dominant once again with eight sacks and two forced fumbles.

Robert Griffin III questions NFL’s priorities after game

Robert Griffin III was pressed into starting duty in Wednesday’s loss because Lamar Jackson tested positive for COVID-19. Jackson was one of several

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High demand for healthy Christmas tree crop | Business News

Christmas tree sales

Kate and Connor Emmel, of Madison, shop for a pre-cut Christmas tree at Hann’s Christmas Farm in the town Oregon. Customers can also choose to cut their own tree.

Greg Hann’s father planted his first tree in the town of Oregon in 1968. The 50-acre Hann’s Christmas Farm on Tipperary Road now has 48,000 trees that are sold to families who come to buy one already cut or hike the property to pick and cut their own. Hann, who purchased the business in 2000, said the weekends before and after Thanksgiving brought in droves of customers eager for a tree and who also took advantage of ideal weather. Many of his customers haven’t had a live tree for years but want more of an experience this year amid the pandemic.

“”It’s not specifically ‘oh we need a live tree,'” Hann said. “It’s all the memories and

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The Picker: Unfair? Save complaints for season when football can be taken for granted | Sports News

OSU at TCU: Time flies. Next season will be TCU’s 10th since “marrying up” into the Big 12. The Horned Frogs have posted a winning Big 12 record only three times, but they can make it four if they pull off an upset here. If the evidence suggests TCU is average, what does that say about Texas, which is 2-7 against the Frogs in that span? Cowboys by 6.

TU at Navy: Questions abound. Who is TU’s second-best player? Can the Hurricane get through a week without a game date being juggled? If the Navy offense is so difficult to prepare for, why don’t more offenses play that style? TU boned up with extra homework, having prepared for Navy earlier this season before a postponement was announced. Game prep became like “real” class. Whatever was taught a month ago could show up on a test later in the semester. Hurricane

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‘Singing and dancing to their deaths’: football’s forgotten tragedy | News

Rangers and Celtic, the dominant Glasgow football clubs, go back a long way in their sectarian hatred. The deep and violent rivalry between the traditionally Protestant Rangers and Celtic’s overwhelmingly Catholic support continues today, with total segregation at clashes between the two sides, known as the “Old Firm”.

Born a Protestant in 1947 and raised by Catholics in Glasgow, I had something of a conflicted childhood. Catholic kids had chapel and a separate education, while my birthright decreed I that was sent to Sunday School and got to wear my blue scarf to see “the Gers” at Ibrox Park every fortnight.

The Rangers Accordion Band had its practice hall on our tenement block and a pal took me along when I was 10. After a few weeks, I was picking up “the box” quite well, when the bandleader said he wanted a word. “They tell me your mother’s a

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Flanders Classics plans for no crowds at its races in 2021: Daily News Digest

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Hello again, CyclingTips readers,

We cross over the midpoint of the week with news on next year’s Flemish Classics, which are expected to be held without crowds. Also in the headlines are news of a doping ban for a rider who spent some time in the yellow jersey back in 2009, a few more transfer announcements, and an update from the UCI’s working group on rider safety.

Read on for the latest from the world of cycling.

Dane Cash,
News Editor

What’s News

| Flanders Classics preparing for no crowds at races in 2021

As in 2020, Flanders Classics is planning to run its races without crowds of fans next year.

“There is no audience.” Flanders Classics CEO Tomas Van Den Spiegel said of the organization’s plans for its 2021 events in a recent interview with De

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Adelphi business student goes for gold as an E-sports star – Community News

George Adamou, 20, of Queens, is one of the world’s top-ranked players of the FIFA soccer video games.

Adelophi senior business major George Adamou is one of the world’s top-ranked players of the FIFA soccer video games. He’s already earning money doing it, and now he’s considering esports as a career.

After an injury took him off the soccer field, Adamou, 20, had to find a new outlet for his passion for the sport. The senior business management student at Adelphi’s Robert B. Willumstad School of Business found it playing FIFA soccer video games.

Now, he’s doing that professionally as one of the world’s top players-and contemplating turning it into his postcollege career.

“I am giving myself a year to a year and a half in order to make it, as in being able to make a salary playing eMLS professionally,” said Adamou, who represents Major League Soccer’s New York

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