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Watch the Illustrated Version of “Alice’s Restaurant,” Arlo Guthrie’s Thanksgiving Counterculture Classic

Alice’s Restaurant. It’s now a Thanksgiving classic, and something of a tradition around here. Recorded in 1967, the 18+ minute counterculture song …

Culture

Fatbergs Are Forming All Over a Thankful America Today

It's tradition.<p>Unvarnished waste is as much a part of Thanksgiving as turkey and disappointing your relatives.<p>Consider: in 1965, an 18-year-old Arlo Guthrie (the legendary folk singer and activist) and a companion threw a load of Thanksgiving trash down a hill because they couldn’t find an open …

Minnesota Public Radio

Arlo Guthrie Gives Thanks for 50 Years of “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree”

Our collective Thanksgiving traditions have been deeply entrenched in the American psyche for seemingly centuries, but perhaps the most important one …

November 22nd is National Cashew Day!

John-Bryan Hopkins<p>Posted on November 22, 2017<p><b>Here are today’s five things to know about cashews:</b><p>Pistachio, mango, cashew and poison ivy are in the …

Costa Rica

Podcast #117 - Soundwork: Preserving the Legacy of Radio, Podcasts (& Alice's Restaurant)

By onNovember 21, 2017 in History, Podcast, Podcasting, Radio Scholarship<p>Podcast: Download<p>Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | …

Podcasting

Alice's Restaurant and more 2017 Thanksgiving Broadcasts

By onNovember 21, 2017 in Music, Pop Culture<p>It’s the most wonderful time of the year, the wind up to the holiday season, which means that the annual …

Music

A Brief History of “Alice’s Restaurant”

The Arlo Guthrie classic starts off retelling the true story of what happened more than 70 years ago<p>Comment on this Story

Groundhog Day

8 Legitimately Good Thanksgiving Movies to Watch While You Digest

Halloween has its horror and December its infinite loop of sparkle-strung classics. Good or bad, they're the established traditions of their …

Tori Spelling

Video Lesson: Learn to Play the Talking Blues

Bill EvansNovember 15, 2017<p><b>From the January 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY ADAM LEVY</b><p>Sometime in the 1920s, a peculiar form of blues emerged that …

Guitar

[Donald Sussman] and his Crazy US$ 15 Million Yacht Alice's Restaurant

Donald Sussman<p>Donald Sussman is the owner of the yacht Alice’s Restaurant. He is a succesful and pioneering hedge fund manager and the founder of …

Super Yachts

A new stop for food trucks?

What’s lunchtime without specialties like grilled cheese sandwiches, gourmet tacos, and ice cream sandwiches served right outside your office door in …

Boston

Sing along to ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ at Merrimack

<b>YOU CAN GET ANYTHING YOU WANT</b> It’s almost Thanksgiving. Get your singing chops in tune for “Alice’s Restaurant,” Arlo Guthrie’s traditional …

Boston

‘Arlo Guthrie: The Re: Generation Tour’ celebrates the spirit of the musical family

The last time American folk music icon Arlo Guthrie performed in Greensburg in 2015, his fans were treated to his nearly 20-minute rendition of …

Pittsburgh

9 Thanksgiving facts you probably had no idea about

Ah, Thanksgiving. It’s the one holiday that encourages stuffing your face and falling asleep by three in the afternoon. When you and your kin descend …

Thanksgiving

Arlo Guthrie, Abe Guthrie, Sarah Lee Guthrie

×<p>Arlo Guthrie<p>Thanksgiving isn’t known for spawning songs, but Arlo Guthrie is a major exception. The folk scion’s sprawling opus “Alice’s Restaurant …

Madison

Alice’s Restaurant

A new memoir recounts the making of Chez Panisse.<p>Melanie Rehak<p>In 1979, Werner Herzog made good on a promise to eat his shoe. A few years earlier, …

Restaurants

The Best Vietnam Protest Songs

An era of iconic music.<p>Often great art is produced in the hardest of times, and some of the most iconic music of the 20th century was produced during the 1960s and early 1970s in protest of America's involvement in the Vietnam War. Artists like Marvin Gaye, George Harrison, Joan Baez, and Arlo …

Marvin Gaye

Six of the prettiest New England towns for leaf peeping

BENNINGTON, VERMONT: PURE AMERICANA<p>With its independent bookstores, good-vibes cafe, and two craft brewers, downtown Bennington has all the trappings …

England

A Fall Day in the Berkshires

01 of 14<p>Set Out for a Memorable Day of Autumn Adventures in the Berkshires<p>On the Saturday before Columbus Day in 2011, my family and I set out from …

England

Anheuser-Busch InBev reportedly lays off hundreds, mostly from craft beer-acquiring division

The multi-national beer conglomerate Anheuser-Busch InBev has laid off more than 350 workers company-wide, most of which had been working in The High End division, its craft brewery-acquiring arm. Beer blog Beer Street Journal was the first to report the news.<p>The High End notably purchased former …

San Francisco

Downtown Local is the Bay Area's Next Destination for Nostalgic Motorcyclists

A lifelong restaurateur, John Betteo has a soft spot for vintage Italian motorcycles, great coffee, vinyl records and vintage collectibles. He and …

Santa Cruz

7 great Bay Area hikes that end with a beer

If you've ever hiked in Europe, then you know what it's like to crest a mountain peak, meander through a grassy field or circle a pretty glacial lake and then stumble upon a little pub where you stop for an ice-cold beer.<p>In places such as the Alps and the Pyrenees, these cafes and bars appear …

San Francisco