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Super Proud Dad Moment Inspired By Shake Shack!

Shake Shack
Wearing our Shack shirts at the Acropolis

Last week, Kim and I went up to Lucas’s new school for Open School Night.

Lucas started first grade in the Gift & Talented program at his school. The program comes with a lot of work and learning both in school and at home thanks to lots of homework!

After arriving at our scheduled time, we still had to wait around 10 minutes before going in to talk to his teacher. Continue reading Super Proud Dad Moment Inspired By Shake Shack!

Netflix Pisses Jordanians Off, Filmed Amman Street As Israel

NetflixSince signing up for T-Mobile around a year back we’ve really enjoyed the free Netflix subscription.

Netflix makes lots of people happy by offering excellent original programming and some solid movie options. However, the streaming service just managed to piss off the country of Jordan. Continue reading Netflix Pisses Jordanians Off, Filmed Amman Street As Israel

NYC Apartment of World Traveler & Chef Anthony Bourdain Is For Sale

Anthony Bourdain
image: CNN

Over the summer I wrote how the final season of Anthony Bourdain Part’s Unknown would air this fall. The show will debut this Sunday, September 23 so make sure to tune in to CNN to check it out.

After the chef, author and globetrotting TV star tragically passed away, a bill was proposed for an Anthony Bourdain Food Trail in New Jersey.

Curbed reports that Anthony Bourdain’s apartment is for sale. Continue reading NYC Apartment of World Traveler & Chef Anthony Bourdain Is For Sale

On October 1 Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown Leaves Netflix

Anthony Bourdain
image: CNN

When Anthony Bourdain tragically passed away, there was lots of people wondering what would happen to footage shot for another season. It turns out that CNN will air the final season of Parts Unknown, although the format will be slightly different.

Tributes for the TV host, author, chef and traveler came in the form of a tour to Vietnam being named after him as well as a food trail in New Jersey. Continue reading On October 1 Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown Leaves Netflix

Southwest & Build A Bear Donating 20,000+ Stuffed Animals To Children’s Hospitals

SouthwestSouthwest Airlines and Build-A-Bear have teamed up to celebrate National Teddy Bear Day on September 9.

The airline and toy company will donate over 20,000 bears to 36 children’s hospitals. The hospitals involved are part of Southwest Airline’s Medical Transportation Grant Program. Continue reading Southwest & Build A Bear Donating 20,000+ Stuffed Animals To Children’s Hospitals

Snapchat Maps Labeled New York City As Jewtropolis

Snapchat
image: twitter @micahgrimes

Early this morning some users of Snapchat saw New York City labeled as “Jewtropolis” on “the app’s map features,” according to Gothamist.

Other sites and apps which use maps provided by MapBox also had this label appear. Some others affected with the anti-semitic name change included Citi Bike and StreetEasy. Continue reading Snapchat Maps Labeled New York City As Jewtropolis

Anthony Bourdain Documentary From CNN Coming In 2019

Anthony Bourdain
image: CNN

Chef, TV star, author and traveler Anthony Bourdain shockingly passed away in early June. We recently found out that the final season of his hit series, Parts Unknown would air this fall.

After all of the developments related to Anthony Bourdain, I figured the final season of Parts Unknown would be the final show we’d see from CNN. Continue reading Anthony Bourdain Documentary From CNN Coming In 2019

Final Season Of Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown To Air This Fall

Anthony Bourdain
image: CNN

It’s still hard to believe that Anthony Bourdain passed away almost two months back.

To commemorate the star chef, author, traveler and TV personality, a bill was proposed in New Jersey to create an Anthony Bourdain Trail.

A few weeks after passing, the season finale of Parts Unknown aired leaving people wondering what would happen to the footage which was being shot for season 12 before Bourdain’s death. Continue reading Final Season Of Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown To Air This Fall

Woman Gives Birth In Chick-fil-A, Baby To Receive Free Food For Life!

chick fil aChick fil A makes a fine chicken sandwich and is probably our favorite fast food restaurant. (Shake Shack doesn’t count, it’s fast casual!).

A few years back, I visited the original Chick fil A: Dwarf House during a trip to Atlanta. It was a very interesting restaurant- like two restaurants in one. You can find out about it at the link above. Continue reading Woman Gives Birth In Chick-fil-A, Baby To Receive Free Food For Life!