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Growers savor tropical flavors at MC Gardeners’ Taste of the Tropics
Growers savor tropical flavors at MC Gardeners’ Taste of the TropicsGrowers savor tropical flavors at MC Gardeners’ Taste of the Tropics Florida Master Gardener volunteer Mary Calo (right) teaches a small group about the monstera deliciosa fruit Saturday, June 23, 2018, during the Martin County Master Gardeners’ Taste ...read more
Source: Treasure Coast Newspapers
Published on Sat, 23 Jun 2018 11:49:00 GMT
New outdoor restaurant brings tropical oasis to SoHo
New outdoor restaurant brings tropical oasis to SoHoSOHO, Manhattan — When was the last time you saw palm trees in SoHo? A new restaurant is trying to bring the Tulum Mexican jungle to the concrete jungle of Manhattan. Welcome to Gitano NYC. “We had to down to Florida ourselves, scout out 400 Palm trees ...read more
Source: WPIX
Published on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:41:00 GMT
IMERG examines flooding in southern Texas from tropical disturbance
IMERG examines flooding in southern Texas from tropical disturbanceIMERG data shows extreme flooding in parts of Texas from low pressure tropical disturbance. IMERG estimates indicated that the heaviest rainfall occurred in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico where over 21 inches (533.4 mm) of rain fell. IMERG data also ...read more
Source: Phys.org
Published on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:47:00 GMT
There's Now A Tropical Lounge With Palm Trees Over By The Holland Tunnel
There's Now A Tropical Lounge With Palm Trees Over By The Holland TunnelIf you've been wandering around Canal Street in west SoHo or driven down Varick to the Holland Tunnel during the past month, you may have noticed a slew of giant palm trees in flatbed trucks, large amounts of sand, and a fence around a triangular spit of ...read more
Source: Gothamist
Published on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:54:00 GMT
Amber deposits yield oldest evidence of frogs in wet, tropical forests
Amber deposits yield oldest evidence of frogs in wet, tropical forestsScientists have found the oldest frog fossils known to have been preserved in amber, from deposits in northern Myanmar. These fossils, together with other fossils of mosses and bamboo-like plants recovered from the same amber deposits, provide the first ...read more
Source: Mongabay
Published on Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:30:00 GMT
Tulum’s Gitano Opens Tropical Outdoor Soho Restaurant Tonight
Tulum’s Gitano Opens Tropical Outdoor Soho Restaurant TonightSoho is now home to palm tree-packed outdoor restaurant Gitano, an outpost of a hip, popular restaurant in tropical vacation destination Tulum, Mexico. It’s a massive enterprise, packed with some 400 seats and bar area, including lots of wooden furniture ...read more
Source: NY Eater
Published on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:40:00 GMT
Tropical Storm Bud lashes Mexico's Los Cabos with winds
Tropical Storm Bud lashes Mexico's Los Cabos with windsSAN JOSE DEL CABO, Mexico (AP) — Strong winds from Tropical Storm Bud were whipping the southern end of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula, home to the popular beach resorts of Los Cabos, as locals and tourists prepared for its arrival. The U.S. National ...read more
Source: Arizona Daily Star
Published on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:39:00 GMT
Gitano NYC brings a tropical oasis to SoHo
Gitano NYC brings a tropical oasis to SoHoA tropical oasis is now open for business in SoHo. The 25-foot coconut palms rising above the vacant lot at Canal and Varick streets (and piquing the curiosity of all passers-by) make their big debut Friday with the opening of a new seasonal restaurant and ...read more
Source: AM New York
Published on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:57:00 GMT
Founders goes tropical with new tiki-inspired beer aged in rum barrels
Founders goes tropical with new tiki-inspired beer aged in rum barrelsSummertime beers don't have to be easy-drinking. Here's one loaded with hops and soaked in used rum barrels. Barrel Runner by Founders Brewing Co., at 11.1% alcohol by volume, is meant to be sipped – perhaps, like a Mai Tai or Pina Colada. Its ...read more
Source: Detroit Free Press
Published on Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:55:00 GMT
Tropical Cafe in Framingham prepares for Brazil's second World Cup game
Tropical Cafe in Framingham prepares for Brazil's second World Cup gameFRAMINGHAM — As the clock strikes 4 p.m. in Moscow, the sun will just be rising in Framingham, however, many eager fans will be wide awake as Brazil prepares to take on Costa Rica Friday in the second game in Group E. After a disappointing tie to ...read more
Source: The MetroWest Daily News
Published on Thu, 21 Jun 2018 06:22:00 GMT