Dutch Bros Coffee apologize to deaf customer who was called ‘most difficult customer ever

Dutch Bros Coffee apologize to deaf customer who was called ‘most difficult customer ever

Dutch Bros Coffee apologizes to deaf customer who was called ‘most difficult customer ever’ on receipt after she struggled to order a drink Ashley Vallejo, 34, who is deaf, said that the receipt she got from a Dutch Bros Coffee franchisemost referred to her as the ‘difficult customer’ ever Vallejo said that it was her … Read more

‘Metallica Family’ invades Napa for BottleRock’s first night

‘Metallica Family’ invades Napa for BottleRock’s first night

With its vineyard-adjacent setting, Williams-Sonoma-sponsored culinary stage, and what can only be described as tech-bro-turned-sommelier clientele, BottleRock Napa Valley seems like it could be, perhaps, at least metal of the major music festivals. The band’s fans, complete with wraparound sunglasses and foot-long beards, poured into wine country on Friday for the first day of the … Read more

Patio dining revs up at Hilltop, a pop-up Vietnamese eatery opens, an Anchorage pet store grows and a winery shuts down

Patio dining revs up at Hilltop, a pop-up Vietnamese eatery opens, an Anchorage pet store grows and a winery shuts down

Open & Shut is an ongoing series llooking at the comings and goings of businesses in Southcentral Alaska. If you know of a business opening or closing in the area, send a note to reporter Alex DeMarban at alex@adn.com with “Open & Shut” in the subject line. Finn’s Kitchen at Hilltop Bike Park: Anchorage-area adventurers … Read more

Ellen DeGeneres walks away from her talkshow empire and leaves behind a mixed legacy | Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres walks away from her talkshow empire and leaves behind a mixed legacy |  Ellen DeGeneres

With tear-stained cheeks, Ellen DeGeneres signed off her chatshow for the final time on Thursday, ending a daytime TV juggernaut that had lasted 19 years. The guest list for the final show included Billie Eilish, Pink and Jennifer Aniston, making her 20th appearance – a run that dates back to the syndicated chatshow’s debut. It … Read more

American Graffiti actor Bo Hopkins dies of heart attack aged 80

American Graffiti actor Bo Hopkins dies of heart attack aged 80

Character actor Bo Hopkins, who appeared in George Lucas’ American Graffiti and the Oscar-winning hit Midnight Express, has died at age 80. Hopkins died at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys after suffering a heart attack. His death was confirmed on his official website, Variety reported. ‘It is with great sadness that we announce that … Read more

Legendary Talent Manager & ‘Seinfeld’ Producer Was 91 – Deadline

Legendary Talent Manager & ‘Seinfeld’ Producer Was 91 – Deadline

George Shapiro, the deeply respected talent manager, producer and co-founder of Shapiro/West & Associates, died Thursday evening of natural causes at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 91. Along with his partner and childhood friend Howard West, Shapiro was personal manager to comedy greats Jerry Seinfeld, Andy Kaufman and Carl Reiner, among others. He … Read more

Easy, Flexible Access to Produce, Resources Boosts Healthy Eating for Central Texas Kids

Easy, Flexible Access to Produce, Resources Boosts Healthy Eating for Central Texas Kids

Newswise — Austin, TX — What children eat affects their lifelong health. But influencing their habits can be difficult, especially for underserved families with fewer resources. However, providing caregivers easy access to produce and flexible resources can lead to improvements in kids’ diets in a short time, according to a new study from researchers at … Read more