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  • Quaker Steak & Lube developing eateries in Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala and Kissimmee

    Quaker Steak & Lube developing eateries in Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala and Kissimmee
    Quaker Steak & Lube, a fast casual concept will develop four restaurants throughout Central Florida. Altamonte Springs' Wingnutz LLC plans to open Quaker Steak & Lube locations in Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala and Kissimmee over the next several years....
  • Posters promoting Israel boycott were vandalized, curator says

    Posters promoting Israel boycott were vandalized, curator says
    A Los Angeles art exhibition featuring posters promoting a controversial Palestinian-led boycott of goods made in Israel andĀ Israeli settlements has been vandalized, according to the exhibition's curator. Carol Wells, executive director of the Center...
  • Robert D. Stuart Jr., former CEO of Quaker Oats, dies

     Robert D. Stuart Jr., former CEO of Quaker Oats, dies
    Robert D. Stuart Jr. was a grandson of one of the founders of Quaker Oats Co. and third-generation leader of the company, shifting the focus during his long tenure as CEO from cereal-making to brand management and marketing while also overseeing...
  • 'Daphne Taylor: Quilt Drawings' at Reynolds Fine Art

    'Daphne Taylor: Quilt Drawings' at Reynolds Fine Art
    If you have attended services at a Quaker meeting house, you will immediately feel at home when you walk into Reynolds Fine Art in New Haven. Here, through Dec. 3, you will find the serene and beguiling "quilt drawings" of Daphne Taylor. She calls them...
  • Britain steps closer to gay marriage; backers cheer

    Britain steps closer to gay marriage; backers cheer
    British lawmakers took another big step toward allowing gay and lesbian couples to wed this week. A bill allowing same-sex marriages cleared its last hurdle in Parliament on Tuesday, according to British news reports. After a two-hour debate, the...
  • Quaker principles meet romance cliches in The Last Runaway

    Quaker principles meet romance cliches in The Last Runaway
    Among historical novelists, the Anglo-American writer Tracy Chevalier has carved out a nifty niche for herself. She culls the centuries for settings in which to drop initially shy but ultimately strong-willed young heroines caught up in social, romantic...
  • Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold

    Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold
    “The Manor,” Mac Griswold’s meticulous scholarly history of an estate and a family, begins with an eerie discovery. As Griswold is boating around Shelter Island, near the eastern tip of Long Island, she spies “a big yellow house,...
  • Contraband slaves flocked to Yorktown

     Contraband slaves flocked to Yorktown
    Few people were prepared for the tide of runaway slaves that washed over the battered old port of Yorktown after Union troops occupied it in May 1862. Though the exodus began as a trickle, so many fugitive blacks fled into the fortified town that...
  • Quaker Steak & Lube sponsors wing giveaway

    Quaker Steak & Lube sponsors wing giveaway
    Quaker Steak & Lube will celebrate National Chicken Wing Day on July 29 by giving away wings. Here’s how the promotion works: Diners who donate a non-perishable item to benefit The Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula from July 22 through July 29...
  • Quakers fighting slavery at Yorktown

    Quakers fighting slavery at Yorktown
    Gaze into the 150-year-old photograph of Pennsylvania Quaker Sarah Cadbury and you may not see anything particularly special. But behind her unassuming expression and plain-Jane hairdo stirred a revolutionary devotion to human freedom. Like nearly...
  • California officials, inmate advocates discuss hunger strike

    SACRAMENTO -- Inmate advocates were left disappointed by their conversation with California prison officials Tuesday, the first such meeting since a statewide hunger strike began two weeks ago. The inmates are seeking improvements in prison conditions...
  • Kentwood Restaurant Donating Percentage of Sales to Breast Cancer Awareness

    Kentwood Restaurant Donating Percentage of Sales to Breast Cancer Awareness
    Quaker Steak & Lube in Kentwood is getting involved with breast cancer awareness. The restaurant's Grand Rapids location (in Kentwood) is making its Bike Nite a way to also raise money to fight cancer. Bike Nite starts Thursday at 5, and features food...