Mechanic Steals Airplane, Crashes to Death In Puget Sound

August 14, 2018

A bizarre and tragic story unfolded on Friday night in and around Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. According to various outlets, as well as footage captured by stunned pedestrians, an airport mechanic hijacked a plane around 8 p.m., flew it around for about an hour… … and then crashed into the Puget Sound in Washington, killing himself in the process. The man, who was referred to as Rich by air traffic control personnel…

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Grubhub LevelsUp, The ‘Ernesto’ and Imperfect Produce

August 8, 2018

MRM’s News Bites has news from Four Corners Property Trust, Technomic and GroundTruth, General Mills Foodservice, Grubhub and LevelUp, Seasoned, Bridg, Wayback Burgers, Gather, Princess Cruises, B.GOOD, DoorDash, Tunity, Como, Baldor Specialty Foods and Les Dames d’Escoffier International. Send news items to Barbara Castiglia at bcastiglia@modernrestaurantmanagement.com. FCPT To Acquire 48 Chili’s  Four Corners Property Trust (FCPT) signed a definitive agreement to acquire up to 48 corporate-operated Chili’s restaurants through a sale-leaseback transaction with…

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ContraPest introduces Hawaiian forest research

SenesTech, a Flagstaff, Ariz.-based developer of proprietary technologies for managing animal pest populations through fertility control, has presented the first phase of data on the use of ContraPest for the control of rats in an outdoor setting, specifically the control of wild rats that prey upon native birds and plants in a native forest. The data continues to confirm previous observations of ContraPest in all other settings tested. Tyler Bogardus, principal…

August 5, 2018
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What’s on telly tonight? Our pick of the best shows on Thursday 26th July

July 30, 2018

What’s on telly tonight? Here the TV Times team of expert reviewers highlight the best shows on Thursday 26th July What’s on telly tonight? Here the TV Times team of expert reviewers highlight the best shows on Thursday 26th July Our Shirley Valentine Summer, 9pm, ITV It’s the women’s second week sharing their luxury Naxos villa and they seem to have settled into the Greek way of life with some…

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Deep Eddy Vodka Tasting Room Now Open

July 27, 2018

With its plethora of outstanding drinking and dining options, exciting music scene, temperate & enjoyable weather, it is no wonder Austin tourism is on the rise. Deep Eddy Vodka Tasting Room Bar According to the Downtown Austin Alliance, the city sees over 25 million tourists a year, a number which is on a steady incline. Airbnb listings have increased by 80% year-over-year from a supply standpoint, CBRE Hotels senior vice president Michael Yu…

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Sarah Palin Claims ‘Evil’ Sacha Baron Cohen Duped Her into an Interview by Posing as a Disabled Vet

July 17, 2018

Sarah Palin claims she was unwittingly interviewed by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen for his upcoming Showtime series, Who Is America?, after he “duped” her into believing he was a disabled U.S. veteran. In a lengthy Facebook post on Tuesday, the former Alaska governor and Republican vice-presidential candidate wrote, “Yup — we were duped. Ya’ got me, Sacha. Feel better now? I join a long list of American public personalities who have fallen victim…

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Sofia Vergara Celebrated Her 46th Birthday with a Cake That Matched Her Dress Exactly

July 14, 2018

Who wore it best: Sofia Vergara or her birthday cake? The Modern Family star celebrated her 46th birthday on Tuesday at Wolf restaurant in L.A. surrounded by friends and family, including her husband Joe Manganiello, 41. The actress sported an off-the-shoulder white maxi dress with gold polka dots and pretended to blow out two sparklers on a cake that was designed to look just like her dress. The two-tiered white…

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Kris Jenner Joins Kourtney Kardashian’s Italy Vacation as They Celebrate Penelope’s 6th Birthday

July 13, 2018

The more the merrier! Kris Jenner joined her jet-setting daughter Kourtney Kardashian on her extended Italian vacation on Saturday, just one day before Kourtney’s daughter Penelope Scotland officially turned 6. Announcing her mother’s arrival in Portofino, the 39-year-old mother of three shared a series of photos of the pair lounging together — and sharing a laugh —  on a yacht. “Had some work to do so flew in the momager,” Kardashian…

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4 Things You’ll Learn About an Egyptian-Themed Sect Hiding Child Sex Abuse, on Monday’s PMI: Cults

July 11, 2018

On May 8, 2002, cult leader Dwight “Malachi” York, was arrested as he was walking into a grocery store in Eatonton, Georgia —  putting an end, authorities said, to his years of sexually abusing the children of his followers. Soon afterward, local and federal law enforcement officers busted through the gates of “Tama-Re,” the Egyptian-themed compound of York’s United Nuwaubian Nation of Moors. There they discovered dozens of female followers, 50…

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Alaska Might Have A Serious Serial Killer Problem On Its Hands

June 3, 2018

From the 1970s until the 1990s, America was the playground for some of the world’s most notorious serial killers. Lately, however, things have been suspiciously quiet on the serial killer front. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); American law enforcement has not had to deal with another Ted Bundy or Jeffrey Dahmer for a while, but officers in Alaska may have a new psychopath on their hands. Since June 2016, police in…

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