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Charlotte Checkers Hockey

  • Posted on February 5, 2018 at 4:59 pm

The Charlotte Checkers bring some exciting action to the ice for Charlotte area hockey fans. The Checkers play minor league hockey in the American Hockey League (AHL). Fans can enjoy all the action at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Uptown Charlotte.

The current Charlotte Checkers team is the third in a series of hockey team franchises in the city to have used that name. This team is an affiliate of the NHL Carolina Hurricanes and the ECHL Florida Everblades. The AHL is a thirty team league based in the U.S. and Canada that is the primary developmental league for the NHL. All of the NHL teams have an AHL affiliate. Jeff Daniels has been the head coach and general manager of the Charlotte Checkers since 2008. Prior to that Daniels served as an assistant coach with the Carolina Hurricanes. His 15 year professional career as a forward in the NHL included time with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Florida Panthers, Hartford Whalers, Nashville Predators, and Carolina Hurricanes.

The Charlotte Checkers play in the AHLs Western Conference. They currently lead the Midwest Division. Hockey fans can still see a number of Checkers home games on the 2011-12 schedule. The Norfolk Admirals are in town on February 12, followed by the Oklahoma City Barons on February 24 and 25. The Chicago Wolves are in Charlotte for Time Warner Cable Appreciation Night on March 10. This special promotion includes 2 for 1 tickets. The Checkers play Chicago again on March 11. The Checkers meet the Norfolk Admirals again on March 16 and 18 and the Peoria Rivermen on March 20 and 21. Four home games in April will complete the season. The Milwaukee Admirals will be in Charlotte for games on April 3 and 5, and the Checkers are scheduled to play the Abbotsford Heat on April 7 and 8. A special promotion is available for every Sunday home game. The Coke Family Four Pack includes 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs, and 4 Cokes for $60. Bring the whole family out to enjoy a game.

Tickets are available at the Arena Box Office or at the Ticketmaster kiosks outside the arenas main entrance. Single game tickets on the upper level range from $12-15. Lower level tickets range from $12-40, and On Ice seating is $50. The Time Warner Cable Arena is located at 333 E. Trade Street. Plenty of parking is available around the arena in garages and surface lots. Fans can also park at one of the seven park and ride lots and take the Lynx train to the Trade Street Station.

The Food Cooking Show Fascination

  • Posted on February 5, 2018 at 4:35 pm

The premise is simple. Take a chef, put him or her into the kitchen and watch them prepare their signature dishes. You might think that this would be boring after a bit but the public has proven this wrong.

Food cooking shows are the “in” thing right now. We love the idea of making food and combine it with reality television and suddenly we come back week after week to see what happens next.

Fox Network has uncovered a phenomenon with the cursing antics of Chef Gordon Ramsey. We cringe at his explosive attitude yet are somehow sympathetic at his attempts to turn would-be chefs into professionals.

We might not want to put ourselves on the line of fire but we love watching other contestants wither under his furious stare and tirades. Our kitchens may not be stocked with fois gras but we still take something away from each episode.

Food Network has a reality show titled “Who Wants to Be the Next Food Network Star” where amateur and professional cooks alike are given tasks to perform that somehow weed out the would-be television chefs from the rest.

We root for our favorite contestants as the season progresses until only one contestant remains. He or she is then given a food cooking show of their very own.

What is the fascination with meal preparation shows? Perhaps it is the ease at which dishes are prepared. It might be the professional cookware and charming personality of the hosts.

Some of the most popular meal preparation show hosts is not formally educated at cooking schools. Thus they give us hope that anyone can prepare delectable dishes from the comfort of their own home.

Whatever the reason behind our fascination, these shows has become an integral part of television viewing. As great chefs from the past such as Julia Child pass on, a new generation of friendly, knowledgeable faces comes to the forefront of culinary society.

Perhaps it is the grand showmanship of Emeril LaGasse yelling out “BAM” or Rachel Ray’s cute acronyms such as EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil); we are drawn to our television sets and the expanding culinary world.

As other television networks air cooking shows, especially ones where competition and cut throat antics by the participants are involved, we will continue to avidly watch food cooking shows.

Fashion Boutiques With Designer’s Collection Makes People Trendy!

  • Posted on February 5, 2018 at 4:22 pm

Fashion is not something that you wear regularly but, fashion is the general perception that you carry on in your mind! Most of the people that you come across in your day to day life lack the sense of fashion that is not because they are not aware of the trend but the reason could be they are not clear regarding the trend that will go well with their personality.
While fashion is considered today, it is not generally based on your thoughts that you perceive but, some of the dignified professionals are there to groom you like the way you always wanted! Designers like Rocky S, Neeta Lulla who are believed as the fashion icons, often share their fashion collection through their individual galleries to make people understand the value of fashion.
If fashion is considered then, boutiques come into the picture automatically! Designers like Rocky S offer their collection considering the taste of general people so that everyone can appreciate the designs. Rocky S is even known for the fashion collection where he particularly showcases the bridal wear, western clothing and ethnic collection. While you are going for any boutique then be sure, you must know regarding the fashion designer thoroughly as, your complete fashion sense is going to rely on the same!
Talking regarding the designer Rocky S collection, if you are relying on his fashion sense then, you will get some authentic collection amalgamated beautifully with the nice textured fabric, which will but of course relax your mind with ultimate comfort. If you are following the styles of the celebrities then, also you need to opt for the fashion designer like Rocky S, Neeta Lulla etc because nowadays glamour world completely rely on the designers for their grooming. Designer Rocky S has even possesses a fashion gallery through which he offers some of the exclusive collection to the people who are fond of his creativity.
Boutiques are not only helpful to offer you some of the extraordinary designed clothing but also it offers you the choice to stitch the material in your suggested way that you were looking for! So, always go to a reputed boutique that offers well known designers’ collection like designer Rocky S and get yourself benefitted the most!

Wuzhizhou Island – Getaway For Everyone

  • Posted on February 5, 2018 at 3:30 pm

China being the vast land that it is, has many attractions for the tourists to explore. There are various tourist hot spots ranging from temples, gardens, parks, historical sites, scenery, city landscapes, cultural attractions and even islands, which are located close by to the mainland.

One such island that is part of China and a great tourist attraction is the Wuzhizhou Island. It is located in the Haitang Bay approximately thirty kilometers away from the well-known city of Sanya. It spans across more than 365 acres. The islet is shaped like a butterfly to the creative mind and boasts of a vast coast that extends more than five kilometers.

Located in the tropical marine zone, this setting boasts of all year round sun shine and a pleasant climate throughout the year. As a result, many locals as well as foreigners, who are in the mainland come here for a winter break, holidays, swimming and vacation. The crystal clear waters and the endless views of the sea on the northern part of this atoll as well as the colourful fish, corals and diverse marine life is sure to be a great lure for the tourist s who come here by the thousands.

The setting is also home to a variety of plants and trees ranging from little scrub bushes to large trees. What is more, here one can find a Goddess Matsu temple too. Some of the other highlights here include the Life Well, the Lover’s bridge, Lover’s island and Sunrise rock.

Not only natural places to see, there are also a number of other entertainment options such as bars, restaurants, swimming pools, gymnasiums, for the holiday-makers to entertain themselves and relax at. For those who enjoy a little of more adrenaline pumping activity, there are facilities for gliding, surfing and even canoeing. Thus it is definitely a place that caters to the likes and needs of almost every type of traveller.

It can be easily accessed from any , and for the visitor looking for a , there is Anantara Sanya Resort & Spa which provides the best of comfort and service.

Pushpitha Wijesinghe is an experienced independent freelance writer. He specializes in providing a wide variety of content and articles related to the travel hospitality industry.

It Can Be Easy To Find A Gluten Free Pizza Base Recipe

  • Posted on February 5, 2018 at 2:05 pm

Gluten is a protein found in wheat. It’s also found in other grains, but it’s in wheat the most. It is impossible for people with celiac to digest because they are missing something in their body that allows them to digest it. In fact everyone has difficulty digesting wheat gluten but most can handle the process. If a person with celiac eats only 10 grams of gluten it can cause them serve intestinal distress. The distress means they can’t just go out and grab a pizza with friends. It takes a little planning to make a pizza that doesn’t contain any gluten. The first thing that you need is a good gluten free pizza base recipe.

You need to have a gluten free pizza base recipe because you can’t just take any recipe and substitute gluten free flour into it. That’s because the flours that don’t contain gluten have different proteins and react differently than wheat flour does. They need to have a little help to work right. You will want to make sure the recipe contains such ingredients like, rice flour, egg replacer, vinegar, xanthan gum and yeast. Once you have a basic recipe then you can tweak it to meet your tastes.

There are a lot of places that you can look for a pizza base recipe. Start by looking at blogs and websites that are dedicated to gluten free living and recipes. There are official sites that are dedicated to providing information on celiac disease. These sites also may have recipes for pizza. Because there are more and more people who realize they have celiac, and many of those people have chosen to share what they have learned along their journey your sure to find success in your search.

There are also several good wheat free cookbooks. Cookbooks can be a great resource that you can take with you wherever you go. The nice thing about all those recipes is that they have been tried out and perfected by others, so you don’t have to change anything to them.

When you have the perfect gluten free pizza base recipe you are ready to go out and make pizza to your heart’s content. There is no need for anyone with celiac to have to miss out on any of their favorites. A good recipe for pizza lets everyone have the pizza that they love without any stomach problems. It’s very easy to make a pizza that contains no gluten and everyone will look forward to eating once you have the base recipe.

Pet Clothes Are Available Online

  • Posted on February 5, 2018 at 1:25 pm

Pets are like children and need attention and warmth. Do you have a pet dog in your house and want it to be dressed beautifully? Then there are many online shops that stock pet clothes. If you browse the Internet you can find a number of shops selling clothes for dogs and other pets. The Internet is in fact flooded with these pet fashion shops. So, if you visit any of these online shops you can see a catalogue of newest and trendiest pet accessories and clothing.

Just like human fashion, pet fashion is also having its styles and trends. When you browse the Internet you will see the pet fashion websites stocking dogs fashion accessories like bandanas, shoes, socks, jewellery, neck ties, rugsack, hats and scarves and dog clothes like coats, jackets, hoodies, t-shirts, sweaters, raincoats, pants, pajamas and bathrobes. This means you can find pet apparel for summers, winters as well as rainy days from the online shops.

Your dog no longer has to suffer from the extreme heat of the sun when taken out of the home or when inside the home. Fashion accessories that can protect your pet from the harmful UV rays of the sun or extreme heat are now available online. You can even dress up your dog in winters with a coat, sweater or jacket. These clothing items can keep your pet warm during windy or freezing months. However, no dog will ever ask his owner to get a sweater for him because its freezing outside. Even when it is raining outside you dont have to worry about your dog getting drenched because raincoats are also available.

Nowadays buying pet clothes have become very common. Every pet owner is buying clothes for his dog. Buying the dresses and accessories for pets from online shops have become the recent trend in todays world. You can even see a lot of celebrities buying designer clothing items, jewellery items and carriers for their pets. And with the photos of these celebrities on the magazine covers in different postures with these pet clothing and accessories, you can surely expect people to follow suit.

Some spend dollars on buying pet clothes and accessories in order to make the Hollywood celebrities blush whereas there are some who buy dog dresses as per the trend and fashion. These people when buying clothes for their either pets go for the mixed and matched clothing or go for styles that will never fade out from the pet fashion industry.

Family Activities for a Virginia Beach Vacation

  • Posted on February 5, 2018 at 12:53 pm

Finding a suitable family vacation spot that can hold the interest of the kids while giving the parents a chance to rest and relax can be challenging. Virginia Beach offers a bevy of activities to keep children busy while their parents either can join in the fun or watch them from nearby. There are a number of Virginia Beach waterfront hotels that welcome children, which helps to make it a family-friendly resort area. There are a number of family activities that visitors can enjoy during their stay.

Boogie Boarding Simpler to learn than surfing and more exciting than floating on a raft, boogie boards are a popular means of frolicking in the water in Virginia Beach. Boogie boards float well and are fun for children of all ages. Where swimming is available on the public beaches, boogie boarding is also permitted. Many local shops sell or rent boogie boards. This makes it convenient for those who will only be in town for a day or two and have little use for boogie boards at home to try their hand at the popular water sport.

Boating Chartering a boat for the day or taking an excursion on one of the many pleasure cruises is a popular activity for families on Virginia Beach vacations. The possibilities for local boating trips include whale and dolphin watching, sightseeing, luncheon parties, deep sea fishing and parasailing.

Fishing There are several fishing piers in Virginia Beach. They offer a fun opportunity for kids to learn how to fish. Surf fishing is also allowed in designated areas. A unique experience, it is a chance for kids to see the ocean current at work up close while Mom or Dad sit nearby in a chair on the beach. Depending on the catch, it could be an opportunity for a hand-made supper, as well.

Miniature Golf One family activity synonymous with Virginia Beach vacations is miniature golf. There are a handful of pint-size courses where children can learn the basics of shooting the colored ball through obstacles on little putting greens. This is something that the youngest to the oldest family member will enjoy. It takes little skill to play and is fairly inexpensive.

Museums It seems like its not a real vacation unless there is at least one cloudy day. What to do? There are a number of museums in Virginia Beach to visit, including the Virginia Marine Science Museum and the Virginia Life Saving Museum. From sting rays to lighthouse lore, the area museums will slip a little bit of local history and science into a vacation without the kids realizing they are learning.

Sublime Samana Hotel And Residence Is The Latest Addition To Luxury Boutique Samana Hotels

  • Posted on February 5, 2018 at 11:28 am

The aptly named Sublime Samana Hotel and Residence recently opened its doors in March 2012 and is set to be one of the most popular luxury Samana hotels. Located in the Dominican Republic’s beautiful Samana Peninsula, this boutique style hotel is ultimate choice for travellers seeking an idyllic luxury Caribbean escape when booking their Dominican Republic holidays in Samana.

The Sublime Samana Hotel boasts of a network of interconnected pools flanked by the 20 private suites and casitas featuring an open floor design, floor to ceiling windows and private balconies giving guests ample opportunity to take in the calming Caribbean breeze and an exclusive view of the breathtaking landscape surrounding the hotel.

The property gives guests easy access one of the pristine white sandy beaches that many have come to associate with the Dominican Republic making it the ideal spot for couples planning a romantic holiday in the Dominican Republic. Dining services available to guests of the Sublime Samana Hotel and Residence include private chefs and a poolside grille in addition to the mouth watering cuisine served at the main restaurant- Bistro which specialises in a unique fusion of Mediterranean and French style cuisine.

Guests hoping to enjoy a relaxing spa day will not be disappointed with the equally luxurious Sublime Spa. Guests can enjoy a relaxing spa experience in any one of the three treatment cabanas which include a “couples cabin, a single cabin and a rain shower cabin”. The list of treatments available range from massages, facials, and body wraps to the Sublime Spa’s signature rain massage.
The launch of this luxury boutique hotel in the Samana Peninsula comes at a time when the local Ministry of Tourism has proudly announced an 8.4 per cent growth in the number of travellers to the Dominican Republic in the first quarter of 2012. All eight of the nation’s international airports have reported an increase in the number of passengers who booked flights to the Dominican Republic. Notably, Samana’s El Catey International Airport showed the most substantial growth with a remarkable 22 per cent increase- a clear indication of the growing popularity of Dominican Republic holidays in Samana.

Dominican Republic’s Minister of Tourism, Francisco Javier Garcia, stated the following of the growing tourism industry, “The main reasons visits continue to increase are the country’s magnificent, unspoiled nature, year-round sunny and warm climate, beautiful beaches, golf courses, world-class hotels, thriving culture and gastronomy. Visitors from around the world also say that their favorite aspect of the destination is how well friendly Dominicans treat them”.

How to Find a Reputable Chinese Massage Parlor

  • Posted on February 5, 2018 at 10:21 am

The growing popularity of massages and related services is creating more interest in Chinese massage parlor facilities. Asian women are beautiful and many men appreciate them, which is why they prefer an Asian massage parlor to your traditional day spa or salon. When you are looking for a place like this in your city, you have a lot of different options to choose from. As long as you take the time to see what’s out there, however, it should be easy for you to get everything that you need.

Here are some tips for choosing a reputable Chinese massage parlor, no matter what you are looking for:

-Check out the reputation and history of the parlor. How long have they been in business? You need to make sure you’re working with professionals and not some fly-by-night company that doesn’t know what they’re doing.

-Look at the masseuses that you have to choose from. Make sure that they are professionally trained and capable of giving you the massage services that you need, no matter what you have in mind.

-Your budget counts on this extra expense, because it’s not a necessity. Unless you’re a millionaire, the cost of an Asian massage parlor is going to affect your decision. Luckily for you, it should be easy for you to find affordable services.

-A local Asian massage parlor is best. After all, no matter how relaxing the experience is you don�t want to be driving across the city to get there. That will just make things more stressful. Choose a local service for a more enjoyable investment.

-Look at the services available. Every Chinese massage parlor is a little different. You have to make sure they can provide the services you want when you are in the market for a massage. A little research online can go a long way in helping with this.

You will feel refreshed and rejuvenated after a trip to an Asian massage parlor, provided that you take the time to choose one that gives you the experience that you deserve. With the help of the internet, you should be able to explore all of the options that you have locally for a Chinese massage parlor and get the best service, no matter what you have in mind. It’s supposed to be an enjoyable, relaxing experience and that only happens when you choose the right parlor in the first place.

Atlanta Ga Business Franchise Consultant Knows Comfort Keepers Franchise

  • Posted on February 5, 2018 at 9:27 am

Senior care franchise associates Biz Advisors Inc, as an Atlanta GA franchise consultant suggest the Comfort Keepers franchise.

Exploring the Range of Home Care Services

Senior citizens today have more home care services to choose from than ever before. And more than ever, seniors are opting to continue living at home for as long as possible, even when they need medical assistance.

Home care services have increased in popularity as a senior care option to assisted living facilities and nursing homes, even as quality of facility-provided care continues to improve.

The reasons for home care services growth include:

* Americas 65+ population is growing faster than ever (expected to double to more than 70 million by 2030, accounting for one of every five Americans)

* Much of the senior population growth is being fueled by the baby boom generation, which is entering retirement. Todays seniors, who are more active and living longer than previous generations, prefer to continue living independently at home for as long as possible

* Medical advancements make it possible for in-home care of chronic health conditions, which have become more prevalent due to the aging population

* Home care has become more accepted by physicians

* There is a movement toward more cost-effective health care options, such as in-home care

Studies show that even after they begin needing assistance with the activities of daily living or ongoing health care, seniors prefer to age in the comfort of their own home. In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that more than two-thirds of older Americans who already need daily assistance are now living at home. This includes more than 70 percent of persons with Alzheimers disease.

In-home senior care agencies offer a wide variety of services that clients can select as needed. The services can be tailored to provide whatever amount of help a senior need to perform the activities of daily living. Services include:

*Companionship and care services, such as meal planning and preparation, light housekeeping, conversation and companionship, medication reminders, transportation, grocery shopping, laundry, and recreational activities

*Personal care services, such as bathing, help with mobility, incontinence care, toileting, feeding, and special diet preparation

*Technology services, such as monitoring, emergency response and medication management systems to provide security and care for seniors when professional or family caregivers are not present

Many seniors needing in-home care have chronic medical conditions that require regular management, so medical home care agencies can work in conjunction with non-medical in-home senior care providers to meet a seniors complete needs.

In-home elder care providers, such as Comfort Keepers, also serve todays more active seniors, helping them maintain connections with friends, as well as community organizations and hobbies that continue to give them satisfaction.

Atlanta GA franchise consultant Biz Advisors Inc sells the Senior care franchise, Comfort Keepers franchise.

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