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Usain Bolt Popped Champagne With an Astronaut in Zero Gravity

6 monthes ago   |   By Vine Pair

Former Jamaican sprinter and eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt took sipping Champagne to new heights yesterday.
Bolt, who was named G.H. Mumm “chief entertainment officer” in 2016, popped a bottle of Grand Cordon Stellar on board an Airbus Zero-G with French astronaut Jean-Francois Clervoy and interior designer Octave de Gaulleas. The bottle was specially designed to be opened in zero gravity, a project three years in the making, developed in partnership with space design specialists, Spade, the Drinks Business reports .
The three men also raced in the airbus, which you can see in a...
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A New Dining Spot Is Going into the Former Capri Space in Arlington Heights

A New Dining Spot Is Going into the Former Capri Space in Arlington Heights

6 monthes ago   |   By Boston Restaurant

By Marc Hurwitz
It looks like a new eatery is on its way to Arlington Heights, taking over the space where a pizzeria had been for a quarter century.
According to several sources, work is being done on the old Capri Pizza & Subs space in Arlington Heights, with a check on the Mass. Ave. storefront showing a sign out front that says "Closed Due to the New Opening." We hear from a few sources that the upcoming dining spot could be featuring gyros and that it will not be called Capri, though nothing has been completely confirmed as of yet.
Capri shut down twice over the past few years...
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Italian Style Beef Wellington

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Eichardt's Bloody Mary

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La perla

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