New Delhi, India – Tabassum Nisha lives in a shanty in a cramped corner of New Delhi’s Malviya Nagar neighbourhood with her five children.

The 38-year-old widow, who worked as a housemaid, used to survive on a monthly income of $50 when she needed more than twice that amount to feed her children.

Barely able to make ends meet, Nisha lost her job when a sudden lockdown was announced by the Indian government in March last year to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

She somehow fed her children during the months-long lockdown, seeking small loans from neighbours and shopkeepers. When they

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BLUE SPRINGS, MO (KCTV) — A day after a local restaurant owner went on TV to explain why she was going against Jackson County’s mask mandate in places of public accommodation, the county’s environmental health department ordered the business to shut down.

The Jackson County Department of Environmental Health issued a suspension/revocation of permits notice to Rae’s Cafe on Friday morning. A sign on the business’ front door notes that the restaurant has been closed for “not following the Jackson County health order and causing a significant threat to the health and safety of the patrons.”

The restaurant, located off

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Apples & Honey by Threadbare - PHOTO: COURTESY OF THREADBARE CIDER HOUSE & MEADERY

Photo: Courtesy of Threadbare Cider House & Meadery

Apples & Honey by Threadbare

Scratch & Co

1720 Lowrie St., Troy Hill. scratchcopgh.com
Scratch & Co has introduced a new, but familiar item to their menu: pierogies. Chef Brent Cable brings his grandmother’s pierogi recipe to the popular spot, and they look delicious. Made with dried cheese curd and served on a bed of onion and bacon, you’re sure to get your savory fix with this one.


Arsenal Cider x Girls Running Shit

300 39th St., Lawrenceville. arsenalciderhouse.com
The popular local

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You guys look hungry for some restaurant news.

Here’s what we know about several places that have opened, closed, re-opened, or will soon open in Fayetteville.


Calle Latin Cuisine

Staff photo

A new Latin restaurant is in the works on Block Avenue.

The new place, called Calle Latin Cuisine, is planning to open in the building formerly home to Flying Possum Leather, and more recently Distinctive Dwelling, at 33 N. Block Ave.

The business was registered with the state by locals Fredi Valle and Fernando Castillo.

We found a Facebook page for the business, and reached out for more info.

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The Athens location of Andy’s Frozen Custard, a franchise out of Missouri, is open on Broad Street near Hawthorne Avenue. Frozen custard means ice cream, basically, slow churned and high in butterfat. Andy’s also has concretes (a sort of Blizzard-type thing with frozen custard mixed with things like Oreos or strawberries or syrup), jackhammers (custard with a hot center), sundaes, splits, malts, shakes, freezes, sodas, floats and soft drinks brewed in Milwaukee. All this stuff is available until 11:30 p.m. most nights and midnight Friday and Saturday.

Most locally compiled, spiral-bound cookbooks in the South come from churches and

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