A couple of random topics about unique institutions that you may find of interest…
Pandora Radio – My friend and colleague Scott Gerloff introduced me to Pandora Radio, the Internet radio station that allows you to program your own music. If you’ve never tried Pandora, I recommend you pay it a visit. No matter your musical taste, you’ll enjoy it…because you get to program it!
In a posting today on the Bluegrass Blog, there’s a story about the difficulties Pandora is facing due to royalty issues with the music industry. Check out the blog, learn more about Pandora, and become a listener. Let’s hope we can all enjoy it for a long time to come.
Ben’s Chili Bowl – There’s a Washington institution celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and the blog at PreservationNation captured the celebration at Ben’s Chili Bowl on historic U Street in a posting today. The Washington Post also had a terrific article earlier this week that covers the history – and future – of Ben’s. After coming back from two weeks on the road where our family enjoyed local diners and restaurants, I’m in the mood to celebrate these special places.
More to come…
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