60 People Got Married When McDonald’s Arranged McDrive Thru Weddings

Marriage was on the menu at McDonald’s when 60 people got married in the drive-thru of one of the restaurant chain’s locations in Sweden. The restrictions in recent years have resulted in long queues at the Swedish city halls this summer. McDonald’s, which always strives to make the good choice easy and accessible, therefore decided … Read more

A weekend for art, storytelling & homecoming

The information presented here is subject to change. To have an event appear in this column, email us at [email protected] 13 things to do 1. Whitewater Storytelling Festival — Friday-Sunday, Sept. 23-25, various Whitewater area locations. Visit the Whitewater Storytelling Festival Facebook page or whitewaterchamber.com. The second year of the festival will collect local and … Read more

SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE EVENTS | Calendar

Henry Rollins: “Good to Henry Rollins has toured the world as a spoken word artist. “Diatribist, confessor, provocateur, humorist, even motivational speaker,” The Washington Post said. And Entertainment Weekly asked: “Is there anything this guy can’t do?” On the “Good To See You 2022” tour, Rollins will recount the events of his life in the … Read more

What’s happening around Lake Geneva Sept. 14-24: 12 things to do | Resorter

The information presented here is subject to change. To have an event appear in this column, email us at [email protected] 12 things to do 1. Honky Tonk Festival – Friday-Sunday, Sept. 16-18, Downtown Lake Geneva. Visit the Streets of Lake Geneva Facebook page for event updates. Tickets: $55. Live music, entertainment, line dancing, beer tasting, … Read more

Three Mercer County, NJ Cheesesteaks Named Among Best in State

If you’re a fan of cheesesteaks, Mercer County, NJ is a great place to live. This news is making my mouth water. Three cheesesteak hotspots in Mercer County have been named among the best in the state, according to NJ.com’s food guru Peter Genovese. Meatheadz Cheesesteaks in Lawrence Township is #7 on this annual list … Read more

David Bradley Chocolatier To Open in Quaker Bridge Mall

Did you know today (Tuesday, September 13) is International Chocolate Day? Oh yeah. The perfect excuse to grab some of your favorite chocolate treats today. It’s also the perfect day to give you some great news. David Bradley Chocolatier, headquartered off of Route 130 in Windsor, is expanding this year for the holiday season. There … Read more

How a Choir of Miao Farmers Became a Viral Hit

This May, the Xiaoshuijing Miao Farmers Choir officially celebrated its 20th anniversary. Based in the predominantly A-Hmao Miao village of the same name, not far from the Yunnan provincial capital of Kunming, the big day passed quietly: Due to pandemic restrictions, members were unable to organize a major event. That anniversary date is perhaps not … Read more

In the Easy Chair with Silvana Terranova | Daily-news-alerts

NAME: Silvana Terranova. AGE: 24. OCCUPATION: Youth and family director at Ocean Community YMCA – Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch. RESIDENCE: Ashaway. BORN, RAISED & GREW UP IN: Ashaway. RIGHT NOW I’M IN THE MIDDLE OF: Planning our fall and winter sports and enrichment programs at the YMCA, including gymnastics, basketball, dance and Leaders Club. MY PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: … Read more

Postscripts: Catching up with 2 favorite subjects celebrating momentous milestones | Guest Columns

Catching up: •  Serenity Nicole Lauderbaugh, about whom I’ve written several times, was married last Aug. 6 in Bemidji, Minn., where she was raised since infancy by her paternal grandparents. She is 22. Her husband, Ethan Miller, 21, is from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. They met several years ago at a Bible camp near Bemidji. Since … Read more

Arrivederci, Pasta House: Fairhaven Restaurant Is Rebranding

There have been a lot of rumors floating around about one of the SouthCoast’s most popular restaurants. We received news this week that one of those rumors is actually true. Mario Ribeiro, the owner of The Pasta House in Fairhaven, reached out to Fun 107 to tell us he has some big news. “We’re rebranding … Read more