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In this Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020 photo, community members attend a monthly supper in the gym at Endeavor Elementary School in Endeavor, Wis. The intent of the gatherings on the last Wednesday of each month is about civility, community and togetherness. And, for the past six years, organizers of what is billed as the Sharing Supper believe their efforts have gone a long way in making this Marquette County village just north of Portage a better place to live. (Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

Free meal connects community, promotes civility in Endeavor

Feb. 17, 2020 1:01 AM EST

ENDEAVOR, Wis. (AP) — The draw can be spaghetti, brats, chicken-and-dumplings soup, ham and scalloped potatoes. On this night it was 200 Salisbury steaks, 60 pounds of mashed potatoes, “a big ole pot” of gravy, 13 pounds of corn and dozens of dinner rolls with cake for dessert. Young and old...

Provo officials decide whether to allow brewpubs in downtown

Feb. 16, 2020 11:49 AM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — As the executive director of a nonprofit that specializes in promoting tourism in Provo, Quinn Peterson has a front-row seat to the city’s growth: Coffee shops, restaurants, apartment buildings and a shiny new convention center have transformed the downtown over the past decade....

In this Oct. 9, 2019 photo, the staff at the meat-free restaurant Slutty Vegan in Atlanta, treats work like a party. (Todd A. Price/The Daily Advertiser via AP)

Black-owned vegan eateries are spicing up Southern cuisine

Feb. 16, 2020 12:01 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The doors opened at 4 p.m., but the line formed an hour earlier at this restaurant in Southwest Atlanta, minutes from the historically black Clark Atlanta University. No one seemed to mind the wait. "I'm excited," one woman told another. "I heard people are out here until 1 a.m. in the...

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2016 file photo, a child pushes a stroller under a gate to Boston's Chinatown neighborhood.  Officials in Boston are launching efforts to draw visitors back to Chinatown amid fears of a new Chinese virus that's sickened tens of thousands, including a college student in Boston. Mayor Marty Walsh launched a social media campaign Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 encouraging people to share photos of themselves supporting small businesses in the neighborhood.  (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Campaign launches to support Chinatown amid virus fears

Feb. 14, 2020 2:56 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston is trying to throw some love to Chinatown amid concerns about a new Chinese virus that has sickened tens of thousands, including a college student in the city. Mayor Marty Walsh launched a social media campaign Thursday encouraging people to share photos of themselves supporting small...

Manager Chen Tiantian, left, hands a takeaway order to a delivery driver at a Moka Bros cafe in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. For Valentine's Day Moka Bros, a health food eatery in Beijing, offered a special that included both a rose and a note logging the temperature of the chef that made the meal. Like many businesses in China, the restaurant has struggled to cope with the impact of a virus that has infected tens of thousands of people worldwide and sent several cities into lockdown. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

With virus, shops in China suffer a star-crossed Valentines

Feb. 14, 2020 8:43 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — In virus-stricken China, couples can celebrate Valentine's Day with a roast beef salad, hot chocolate, a rose and a note, all delivered to their door. The note, scrawled on the front of their sealed order, states the body temperature of the chef who made it. Moka Bros, a health food eatery...

Authorities inspect the damage at Cat Cora's Kitchen inside Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Atlanta, after part of the restaurant's ceiling collapsed. (@Naturally_DaBay via AP)

Part of the ceiling collapses at Atlanta airport restaurant

Feb. 13, 2020 7:42 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Part of a restaurant ceiling collapsed inside Atlanta's airport Thursday, leaving a large chunk of it draped over countertops in the dining area. One person was taken to a hospital, and a second person was treated at the scene, airport officials said. The collapse happened shortly before 8...

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2020, file photo, a woman with a teddy bear waves to another passenger quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Life on board the luxury cruise ship, which has dozens of cases of a new virus, can include fear, excitement and soul-crushing boredom, according to interviews by The Associated Press with passengers and a stream of tweets and YouTube videos. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Fear, boredom, adventure fill each day on quarantined ship

Feb. 13, 2020 5:37 PM EST

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Fear. Surprising moments of levity. Soul-crushing boredom. Life on the Diamond Princess, the cruise ship quarantined in a Japanese port with scores of cases of a new virus, means experiencing all these things, according to interviews by The Associated Press with passengers and a...

Young professionals help revitalization Oklahoma small towns

Feb. 9, 2020 1:02 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — After spending 10 years as a music professor in Oklahoma City, Cami Engles had grown used to spending time at unique local businesses. Oklahoma City is full of coffee shops, brunch spots, yoga studios, popular breweries and Oklahoma-only boutiques. So when Engles’ husband got a...

Local restaurant dedicated to upholding late chef's legacy

Feb. 8, 2020 12:01 AM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — On Jan. 11, the Shreveport-Bossier City community said farewell to the “rough and gruff” chef with a heart of gold, George Beaird. Beaird was the owner and executive chef at The Port Grill restaurant. Three years ago, he opened the restaurant at 784 E. Flournoy Lucas in...

Old-world bread factory bakes, ships out 10,000 loaves daily

Feb. 7, 2020 5:27 PM EST

DENVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Inside the red-brick industrial building at the end of Luger Road, 10,000 loaves of bread are baked daily using 50,000 pounds of flour and an old-world recipe brought over from Sicily to Brooklyn in 1952. Anthony and Sons Bakery is easy to find - just follow the fresh-baked bread...