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by Lou Bartelli posted Jun 25 2016 6:46PM

HIGHLIGHTS: Here are a few tips to save you money when your'e throwing a barbeque this summer: Figure out how many people are really coming . . . cut down on meat costs by serving kabobs or choosing cheaper cuts . . . and use your own plates and utensils instead of buying disposable stuff.

FULL STORY: It's officially summer, so if you're planning on throwing a barbeque, here are five tips to keep the budget in check.

1. Figure out how many people are REALLY coming. You'll have fewer leftovers and less wasted food. Send the evite or whatever as early as possible, so people can plan ahead. Then send out a reminder the week before.

2. Don't just serve meat. You can grill corn on the cob, and cut up a fresh watermelon.

You can also do kebabs, which saves on cost since they're served between chunks of veggies. Or a taco station with inexpensive toppings like lettuce and tomatoes.

3. Choose a cheaper cut. They can be a hit if you tenderize them in a marinade of citrus, wine, or vinegar. Look for London broil, flatiron steaks, or chicken thighs.

4. Drop the drink costs. After meat, drinks are usually the next most expensive part of a party. So offer a selection such as water, soda, and a big vat of sangria. Or completely cheap out and make it BYOB.

5. Skip the disposables. Paper plates, plastic utensils, and Solo cups make cleaning up faster, but they cost more than washing your own dishes. So use regular plates and utensils if possible, and supplement with disposable stu

by Lou Bartelli posted Jun 10 2016 7:59AM



He strikes when no one is around and there are adorable dogs to be hugged.

The hugging bandit was first spotted when Louisiana mom Hollie Mallet was looking at footage from the surveillance camera in her family's garage. She saw a young boy sprint from his bike into their home for a drive-by hugging of their dog, Dutchess.

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by Lou Bartelli posted Jun 6 2016 11:25AM

HIGHLIGHTS: Burger King just started testing a WHOPPER BURRITO. Basically it's all the Whopper ingredients rolled in a tortilla . . . including pieces of hamburger and melted cheese . . . and they're calling it the Whopperito.

FULL STORY: Burger King just created a food mash-up that will haunt your dreams. And it looks like they're taking serious aim at Taco Bell.

They just started testing a WHOPPER BURRITO. And they're calling it the Whopperito. Basically it's all the Whopper ingredients rolled in a tortilla . . . and that includes pieces of hamburger and melted cheese.

So far they've only been spotted in Pennsylvania. And unfortunately there's no word on if or when Burger King could take them nationwide.

by Lou Bartelli posted Jun 3 2016 6:52AM
Rock the Gap! June 4th At the Yakima Greenway- Sarg Hubbard Park.

Experience an amazing Summer evening here in the Yakima Valley! Enjoy a VIP Dinner, adult beverage, silent auction and dessert auction, not to mention a live open-air concert.

Dinner & Concert:
$55 in Advance- $60 At the Door.
Includes Dinner, complimentary glass, and one drink.

Concert Only: (Doors Open @ 7)
$20 In advance or at the door.

5:30- Social Hour with Local Wines And Beer

6:30- Gourmet Salmon Dinner, Silent and Dessert Auction.

7:30- Rock Out To The Shreds

MUST BE 21 OR OVER TO ATTEND.

Tickets Available at rockthegap.com Or by calling the Greenway office at 509-453-8280

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