Pamplin Media Group – Steampunk Furniture now open in Rainier

The new furniture/art store features unique pieces from the steampunk genre


Rivets.

Gears.

Mechanical appendages.

Steam.

It all comes together in the ethos of steampunk, a retro futuristic subgenre of science fiction dealing with 19th-century technology and aesthetic designs inspired by industrial steam-powered machinery.

For visual cues, think of movies such as “Mortal Engines,” “Wild Wild West,” “Treasure Planet,” Robert Downey Jr.’s “Sherlock Holmes” films and “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.”

Despite its Victorian-era aesthetic, you can see plenty of examples — including furniture, artwork, sculpture and much more — in today’s world at Rainier’s new Steampunk Furniture, which opened Aug. 8 at 215 East C Street. Steampunk Furniture is open by appointment weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

According to owner/artist Joe Mauck and contributing artist Carl Sumsion — both are teachers at St. Helens High School — the store marks a merger of their interests,

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COVID-19 Pandemic to Open New Avenues for Global Parking Management Market Growth, Predicts KDMI

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content.

Sep 25, 2020 (TS Newswire via Comtex) —
KD Market Insights has published a report on global Parking Management market research report. The report offers valuable market insights drivers which would aid the industry leaders to develop and line up their market strategies supported by reliable and accurate data. According to KD Market Insights report, the global Parking Management market is expected to grow at a CAGR of XX.X% during the forecast period i.e. 2020-2025. The market was held to USD XX.X Million in 2019 and is projected to reach to a valuation of USD XX.X Million in 2025. The report covers a detailed chapter on market segmentation of Parking Management market covering market segments By Parking Site, By Automation Level, By Application, By Solution and By Component.

The report offers an exhaustive analysis of the

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How Have Trading Platforms Evolved Over Time? The Journey From Open Outcry to Electronic Trades

The nature of financial markets is always changing. This has also been changing the trends in trading platforms.

This competitive nature of trading platforms started back in 1975 when the US introduced negative commissions. This is also when electronic trading began. This caused an uncertain environment for the broker community but at the same time also increased efficiency. Let’s take a look at how the trading trends evolved with time.

How Stock Traders Came into Existence

The history of trade goes back to the origin of humankind. But modern trade started with the stock trading back in the late 16th century. Many different investors who couldn’t afford to start a business on their own pooled in to form joint-stock companies. Now, these investors became the business partners and co-owners of the shares in the business. This is how stock trading came into existence. Back then, the trading platform was the

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LA’s Only Italian Food Truck Run by Real Prince Will Open a Restaurant in Westwood

The Prince of Venice food truck, run by an actual prince (Emanuele Filiberto, the grandson of Italy’s last king) is opening up its first standalone storefront in Westwood in a few weeks. The long-running food truck has been serving pasta bowls and other Italian food for years on the street of LA, and even had plans to open in Venice last year, but now Westwood is on the docket. The restaurant will expand beyond handmade pastas into Roman-style pizza, Sicilian arancini, salads, and desserts. Expect an opening in early October.



a bowl of food: Pasta from the Prince of Venice food truck


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Pasta from the Prince of Venice food truck

And in other news:

  • Apparently the now-closed Auburn won a James Beard Foundation Award after all… or at least the designers of the posh Melrose restaurant did. It’s all very odd, considering the awards were formally cancelled for this year and next, and yet the 2020 winners
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Case Study: How a Food Truck Can Open Doors to Restaurant Ownership | Modern Restaurant Management

Kyle Gorlie opened his Vet Chef food truck in 2016. In four years of operation, he’s doubled his sales every year, and today pulls in more than $475,000 a year. Those are profits many brick-and-mortar restaurants would look at with envy.

But Gorlie’s plans don’t stop with the food truck. His goal is to open a physical location for his restaurant, something he hopes to accomplish in the next year. In fact, a restaurant was his initial plan after graduating from culinary school until he started planning and realized a food truck was a better choice.

Why did he opt for a food truck instead of a restaurant—and how did he achieve success so quickly? The UpFlip team interviewed the Vet Chef crew to find out, and for those questions that weren’t answered in the interview, you can find them on the UpFlip blog. We’ll share his answers with you

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LA Italian Food Truck Run by a Prince Will Open Restaurant in Westwood

The Prince of Venice food truck, run by an actual prince (Emanuele Filiberto, the grandson of Italy’s last king) is opening up its first standalone storefront in Westwood in a few weeks. The long-running food truck has been serving pasta bowls and other Italian food for years on the street of LA, and even had plans to open in Venice last year, but now Westwood is on the docket. The restaurant will expand beyond handmade pastas into Roman-style pizza, Sicilian arancini, salads, and desserts. Expect an opening in early October at 1091 Broxton Avenue, in the former Kopan Ramen space.

And in other news:

  • Apparently the now-closed Auburn won a James Beard Foundation Award after all… or at least the designers of the posh Melrose restaurant did. It’s all very odd, considering the awards were formally cancelled for this year and next, and yet the 2020 winners list keeps finding
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In Open Letter Endorsing Biden, Restaurant Owners Say Donald Trump Has Failed the Industry

In a show of support for presidential candidate Joe Biden, more than 150 chefs and restaurant owners across the country signed an open letter condemning President Donald Trump’s handling of COVID-19, which, they say, created an “existential crisis” for restaurants. The letter, titled “Restaurants for Biden,” and released by the Biden campaign, details how conflicting information from government officials and the president, as well as the shortcomings of the PPP loan program, personal protective equipment shortages, and “arbitrary social distancing capacity cap guidance,” created a perfect storm that put “the prospect of a recovery into an even deeper hole.”



Joe Biden wearing a suit and tie


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Included on the list of signatories are dozens of respected and well known chefs whose restaurants and bars represent both fine dining and more casual establishments. Among the signers are celebrity chef Elizabeth Falkner, television star and baker Duff Goldman, chef and cookbook author Anita Lo, Nina

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Be normal, Boise. Or be a Taco Cow. Restaurant to open with food ‘you’ve never seen.’

If you’re wondering why restaurateur Boomer Godsill decided to name his new venture Taco Cow, well …

His answer is moo.

Located at 2032 E. Overland Road in Meridian, Taco Cow is a product of Godsill’s creative, sometimes random imagination.

“I wanted it to be as unique as possible,” he explains. “There is really no rhyme or reason to ‘Taco Cow,’ other than it’s tacos, and they’re kind of bigger, interesting tacos.”

On track to open during the last week of October, Taco Cow will bring a slightly offbeat perspective to the dining scene in the Boise area. Focusing on takeout, the 1,200-square-foot restaurant will feature what Godsill describes as a three-tier menu.

1) Traditional Mexican tacos. Think carnitas or carne asada.

2) Modern choices, like a California-style taco with french fries in it. “Kind of a little bit unique to the (cuisine),” Godsill says in a phone interview, “but

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Tink announces new open banking partnership


Enel X, the business line of Europe’s largest utility company, the Enel Group, has picked the open banking platform Tink as its open banking technology provider.

Tink’s personal finance management technology will allow Enel X Financial Services, Enel’s subsidiary specialised in payment solutions, to develop digital financial solutions targeting its clients in Italy and Europe.

Stockholm, Milan, London, 24 September 2020: The partnership is a strategic choice that makes Enel X Financial Services well positioned to meet the increased customer expectations on smart digital financial services. It will enable the company to leverage on the access to Tink’s solutions for digital banking and personal finance management, available through Tink’s open banking platform. The Tink-powered digital financial solutions built by Enel X Financial Services are to be launched in the coming weeks.

Giulio Carone, CEO at Enel X Financial Services, said: “This agreement is an important step in our ongoing

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