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House of Hunan ushers in the Chinese New Year with tantalizing fanfare

A cherished annual tradition, the House of Hunan welcomed the Chinese New Year—the Year of the Pig—last month with the traditional Lion Dance. Always a spectacle, the performers dressed in festive costumes and mimicked a lion’s movements as they entered the gilded doors and danced around the restaurant to the delight of...

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The Maids say it's time to expect more from your cleaning service

I can remember as a young man experiencing a rough patch in my relationship with my wife. I sought the counsel of a professional whom a friend had suggested was particularly wise. Much to my dismay at the time, the man completely obliterated any defenses I had of my position in the matter and he suggested I swallow my pride, go home, kiss and...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Sumac Shrimp Curry

A common ingredient in Middle Eastern cuisine, sumac has a lemony flair to it, which makes it the perfect addition to any seafood dish. For step-by-step instructions with photos, click here. Sumac Shrimp Curry Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 30-40 minutesMakes: 4 servings Ingredients 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and...

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Transformer: Your garage is waiting to become something else

Standing in your cluttered, oil-stained garage contemplating how you’re possibly going to expand your homes’ limited living space may just spawn a Pina Colada Song moment. What if you already have your new space and all you need to do is spruce it up? “Your garage needn’t only be a place to park your car,” opines Mike Padden, owner...

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Here’s how to estimate what you’ll owe in retirement taxes

Your lifestyle will change when you retire. From your routine to your hobbies to your money, you will see a significant shift in the operation of your daily life. One thing that will not change, however, is paying taxes. Taxes will still be involved in your financial responsibilities when you retire. The money generated from your retirement...

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