Petra Cafe, which has been in a tiny space down on Jackson Avenue, is opening its new space, at 1011 Jackson Avenue (where Wiley’s Shoe Shop / Parish’s / Taylor’s Pub were located, between my office and Two Stick) is opening tonight.
Their menu– Middle Eastern cooking (hummus, dolmas, falafel, kibbeh, chicken shawerma, gyro, […]
Folks who watched the Super Bowl may recall that Entergy quickly announced that it had continuously delivered power to the dome and was not at fault for the 35 minute power outage.
Turns out otherwise. From Slate:
The device that malfunctioned was apparently installed by the power company specifically in hopes of avoiding […]
DNA confirms that Richard III’s remains were found last Fall in Leicester (about 20 miles from Bosworth Field, where his final battle was fought).
A picture of the skeleton dramatically confirms the spine problems reported by historians.
The BBC has up a wonderful photo sequence from Richard III’s skeleton. If you’ve ever […]
The blogger, Nadeem Paracha (who has an interesting Wikipedia entry), starts by noting that the Pakistanis speak Urdu, not Arabic …
1: Pakistanis speak Urdu, English and other regional languages and NOT Arabic;
2: Pakistani men do not go around wearing 17th and 18th century headgear in markets;
3: The only Urdu heard in […]