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The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Spotify revamp for Windows Phone will bring radio and a brand new look

Spotify's Windows Phone app has typically lagged its Android and iOS counterparts, but it's about to catch up in a big, big way. The streaming music provider has revealed a makeover of the app that will roll in the discovery, playlist browsing and radio features that we've seen elsewhere. It will …

Christmas window displays in NYC

Ready to ogle some gorgeous Christmas window displays? We know, searching for the best NYC gifts can be nightmarish at times—especially if your list …

No Ice Rink in Shaw This Winter

Today’s “snowstorm” was a giant bust, but with temperatures forecasted to remain in the 30s all week, at least it’s still prime weather for ice …

Washington D.C.

Advocates Will Protest Ban On Feeding Homeless In Public

Advocates for feeding the homeless are planning on Saturday to protest a city council motion that would ban the practice in public spaces.<p>The …

Makeovers

Castro restaurant-in-a-house <b>Poesia</b> has been closed for renovations, but owner <b>Francesco d'Ippolito</b> confirmed that the neighborhood Italian spot will reopen tonight. Newly added is some fresh paint, new front stairs and patio. Ongoing work is being done to add a back lounge area to the cozy …

New cycle safety film illustrates a lorry driver's perspective

A new film by the Met Police is designed to show the dangers that can arise from a typical interaction between a cyclist and a driver.<p>It’s a useful …

Cycling

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Scallion Pancakes

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Mandy from Lady and Pups replicates a Taiwanese street snack at home: crispy scallion pancakes, with plenty of layers.</i><p>I can't tell you how many …

Tuesday Things.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 10, 2013 53<p>1. We are going on a trip tomorrow and as my husband was cleaning out his travel backpack, he took out a handful of …

Fruit & Nut Balls Recipe Demonstration - Joyofbaking.com

Jalapeño-Orange Cranberry Sauce or Salsa

I’ve learned over the years not to tamper with a family favorite recipe if I want our daughter to eat it. She wants her lasagna to taste like lasagna</i> …

The Phrase 'Real Life'

It's been over three weeks now since I finishing cycling 12,000 miles around North America. I thought things would settle down fast, yet the post-ride days have been manic with no slowing down whatsoever.<p>After the last blog, a few people who'd done big trips got in touch with a warning that …