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Off The Menu: French fries, the stuff of fast food legend

They are part of the legend of fast food. The “they” is the original formula for McDonald’s fries. Made from fresh Russet potatoes and fried in beef tallow, the fries served at McDonald’s restaurants in the 1960s and 1970s would have earned praise from late-20th-century culinary luminaries like James Beard …

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Labor Law: New Virginia Law Protects Pregnant Workers and Breastfeeding Housing | Economic news

RTD Metro Business Law Columnist Karen Michael. TIMES-SENDING /////////// By KAREN MICHAEL Special Envoy Employers in Virginia are now required to provide reasonable accommodations for known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, including breastfeeding. Companies employing five or more workers must comply with the law, which came …

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Ty Cobb’s legendary 1910 photograph sells for $ 390,000

A rare 1910 photograph of Detroit Tigers legend Ty Cobb recently sold for $ 390,000, Robert Edward Auctions announced Monday. The photo of Cobb taken by Charles Conlon at Hilltop Park, home of the New York Highlanders, on July 23, 1910 is universally regarded as the first “action” sports photo …

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The Art of Automotive Design Showcased at Springfield Museums

“Automotive design is truly an art form,” said Maggie C. North, art curator at Springfield Museums, explaining that a new exhibit at the D’Amour Art Gallery is both a celebration of the technical competence of talented painters as well as an exploration of automotive design. CHANDELIER: Realism and hyperrealism in …

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