DEWITT, NY — The former Friendly’s Restaurant on James Street in DeWitt, vacant since it closed in 2019, may soon get a new life.

The American Legion Eastwood Post 1276 wants to buy the building and convert it to their headquarters, said Stephen Skinner, who runs Skinner & Associates Realty. Skinner is assisting the American Legion with the deal.

The Legion’s existing home, at Nichols Avenue and James Street, is too big at about 40,000 square feet, Skinner said. The old restaurant, at 3701 James St., is about 4,000 square feet, he said.

“It’s all about sustainability,’’ Skinner said. “The

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This most recent Amazon Prime Day, you stocked up on items for your workout and entertainment, but what really flew out the door was a humble little item that will stealthily change your life. We’re talking the unsung hero of your kitchen, the food storage container set. Inspired by our reader’s zeal for neatening up their cupboards, countertops and fridge, we’ve done a deep dive into the best 13 food storage containers on the market. Shop now, and you’ll never be searching for a top for that pasta salad you’re hauling to the family picnic.


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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A small business was left confused and upset after someone stole their food truck just before the holiday weekend.

Beshoi Botros and Abanob Boulas co-own Music City Gyros, which consists of a restaurant and 10 food trucks stationed across Nashville.

“It’s Greek food. We make gyros. We’ve been in business over 16 years,” Botros said. “We started doing the truck-side about two years ago.”

The co-owners tell News 2 that someone stole one of their custom-made trailers last week out of a parking

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The European Commission has again extended temporary food safety rules on official controls because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Updated legislation states the flexibility given to EU countries is needed as problems are likely to continue in the coming months and to help authorities plan checks.

Officials from member states told the EU Commission that because of the COVID-19 crisis, there are certain serious disruptions in their control systems, due to difficulties to perform official controls and other activities on official certificates and attestations to do with movement of animals and goods into and within the EU that will continue beyond

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When the effects of the coronavirus pandemic hit the hospitality industry in 2020, it not only closed restaurant dining rooms, but put a stop to New Jersey’s food tours.  

But with restaurants up and running again, food tours are starting up, too. These tours invite food lovers to explore a town by enjoying its restaurants’ signature dishes and learning about local history. 

“For the first time in 15 months, we are opening public tours again, and it is really exciting,” said Alessia Aron, owner of Beyond the Plate Tours, which presents excursions in Jersey City, Red Bank and Somerville. “They

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HOLLADAY, Utah (ABC4) – Coming off of an extremely challenging year for food trucks, and as acts of violence and hatred towards Asian-Americans continue to bubble across the country, some truck owners are banding together to create a positive and delicious atmosphere.

On July 13, a handful of Asian-owned food trucks will gather together for an Asian Food Truck Festival at the SOHO Food Park in Holladay, in partnership with the Asian American Collegiate Alliance.

Ethan Hirabayashi of the AACA, came up with the idea as a way

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