New Fredericksburg, Texas brewery honors 16th century German “reinheitsgebot” and fire-brewing

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  What happens when you have ample funding to realize your dreams, combined with a tenacious quest to recreate classic German-style beer in the heart of Texas? In the case of William Scripps, Jr., it was the creation of Altstadt Brewery in Fredericksburg, Texas. … Continued

The Big Island’s Luau at the Mauna Kea Resort—a reverence for Hawaiian song and dance

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  The Lim family Luau has been performing at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel since Laurance Rockefeller opened the resort in the mid-1960s. Today the luau is the oldest, continuously operating show on the Big Island of Hawaii.       Lorna Lim talks story about … Continued

Gulf Shores, Alabama—America’s finest oysters and a trendsetting culinary scene

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The Annual Oyster Cook Off at the Hangout held every November in Gulf Shores, Alabama is just one of the many events that draw thousands of visitors to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Join Kay Morgan, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism’s Public Relations Manager … Continued

Jordan Winery and Vineyards—a taste of France in California’s Alexander Valley

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Tom and Sally Jordan pioneered producing Bordeaux-style California Cabernet Sauvignon in Alexander Valley back in the early 1970s. Join Tom and Sally’s son, John Jordan and Chef Knoll for a visit at the winery.    LISTEN TO THE KCBX/NPR.ORG PODCAST … Continued

How the Green Bay Packers came to be America’s only non-profit NFL franchise

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Brenda Krainik and Candy Conard in Green Bay, Wisconsin share the back-story of how the Green Bay Packers came to be America’s only non-profit NFL team. More than 360,000 fans are ardent shareholders, and the concession stands at Lambeau Field are operated by local non-profit … Continued