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July 12, 2020

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Parklets, sidewalk cafes help Vancouver restaurants weather pandemic

July 10, 2020, 6:01am Business

It's been less than two months since Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle floated the idea of bringing "parklets" -- street parking spaces converted into outdoor restaurant seating areas -- to Vancouver, and the program has already led to four downtown installations. Read story

Tom Hanks a captain one more time

July 10, 2020, 6:00am Entertainment

NEW YORK — Since contracting COVID-19 in March, Tom Hanks has been, by most measures, busy. He and his wife, Rita Wilson, flew home after recuperating in Australia, where he had been shooting Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley film. He hosted a from-home episode of “Saturday Night Live,” an already distant enough memory that it takes a beat for him to remember it. And he saw his new World War II… Read story

What to stream: Consult this list when you need a delightful movie

July 10, 2020, 6:00am Entertainment

A couple of Saturdays ago, I asked Twitter to recommend me “a really good, fun, delightful movie.” Times are tough, and movies, well, sometimes, they should be easy, and yes, delightful. In response, I received almost 200 different suggestions, so I compiled them into a list to refer to whenever I need a really good, fun, delightful movie. This knowledge should be shared, and I want to share it with… Read story

Kaepernick series set for Netflix

July 10, 2020, 6:00am Entertainment

A scripted drama about Colin Kaepernick’s formative years is in the works, Netflix announced Monday. Read story

MTV’s ‘The Challenge’ still going strong

July 9, 2020, 6:12am Entertainment

NEW YORK — Before “Survivor,” “The Amazing Race” and “American Ninja Warrior,” there was MTV’s “The Challenge.” Read story

Restaurant owners persisting through pandemic

July 9, 2020, 6:06am Clark County Life

Launching a restaurant right now feels like playing a dystopian Food Network game called “Pandemic Restaurant Opening,” in which the rules constantly change and things that you need, like takeout containers or bacon, suddenly disappear. Despite these complications, several couples have recently opened food businesses in Clark County. Read story

Hockinson introduces a berry delicious fest

July 9, 2020, 6:06am Clark County Life

If you’re feeling like you need a lot more freshly picked, locally grown blueberries, Saturday’s Hockinson Berry Festival is custom-made for you. Read story

Is CBD oil right for your pet?

July 9, 2020, 6:05am Life

AUSTIN, Texas — Just like with humans, the advertising to use CBD oil for pets is everywhere. But how do you know how much to give, or if it even works? Read story

Market Fresh Finds: Fresh flavor flowers in artichoke heart, leaves

July 9, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

Artichokes are an interesting flowerlike but prickly vegetable. Also known as globe artichokes, they are really the bud of a large plant from the thistle family. If it is left on the plant, the bud will become an inedible blue-violet flower. Read story

Morricone’s style was bigger than life

July 9, 2020, 6:04am Entertainment

A maestro has passed, at the age of 91. Read story