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What is the Best Coffee?

I am often asked, “What is the best coffee?” “What is the best way to make coffee?” Over the last 20 years coffee has risen from the modest improvement of the Second Wave (Starbucks, Caribou, Green Mountain, Peet’s) to the more significant era of improvement often referred to as Third Wave (Intelligentsia, Counter Culture, Stumptown, Blue Bottle). This new generation of coffee companies has facilitated consumer access to the best coffee in the world at affordable prices (As I write...

The BroBasket

When a James Grasty’s fiancée wanted to get him flowers in which he laughed and respectfully retorted, “I don’t want flowers, but you can send me a bucket of beer instead”, The BroBasket was born.  She searched the internet and quickly realizing she couldn’t send him a bucket of beer and knew it was a concept she had to look into. The seed had been planted and Grasty’s Entrepreneurship Class choose this concept as the business they would start in their classroom. The class...

Kamedis

Is summer reeking havoc on your skin? Or, maybe you just have problem skin and at a loss of where to begin to fix it? I know, I have always battled oily skin that is prone to break outs. Well, thank goodness for Roni Kramer, founder of Kamedis, because she understands problem skin and has she spent her life looking for a way to fix her skin. Her journey took her from Israel to California to Chengdu, where she studied...

Trilipiderm Ultra-Hydrating All-Body Oil

Imagine this, you’re strutting down the street in your cutest romper when you look down and realize your moisturizer failed. Now all the world can see your dull, dry, ashy legs. Not only are you embarrassed, but now you are frantically searching for a moisturizer to rehydrate your skin. Unfortunately, this has happened to me more times that I would care to admit. A friend told me about Trilipiderm Ultra-Hydrating All-Body Oil, a product that uses lipids and essential fatty...

hoopLA Newsfeed

Monday: Triangle Restaurant Week Triangle Restaurant Week is a week-long celebration of culinary excellence designed to incorporate the premier Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding area restaurants. During TRW, participating restaurants offer special three-course menu options and fixed pricing, a great opportunity for you to indulge in the area’s finest cuisine! No reservations, tickets or passes required. $15/3-course lunch, $20-$35/3-course dinner; Monday through June 10th; Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill Tuesday: Yoga on the Lawn Oak City’s yoga on the lawn is...