Deputy editor of Room for Debate on @roomfordebate Manhattanite, public school parent, food lover, inept sports fan,

Nick Fox, baseball - Greene County Messenger: Spotlight — He plans in following in his brother's footsteps and those of his father, Tim, for his career, as well. Fox graduates from Waynesburg Central this year with a 4.0 GPA that he will carry over to Grove City College as a mechanical engineering major.

Matzo Brei with Caramelized Apples — Ingredients Place honey in a small saucepan or microwavable bowl. Split vanilla bean lengthwise and use tip of knife to scrape seeds into honey. Add bean to honey as well. Gently warm honey over low heat or in microwave until it thins enough to easily pour, about 1 to 2 minutes.

Matzo, Lox, Eggs and Onions — One morning during Passover, when I was eating matzo brei but dreaming about bagels and lox, it hit me If I added smoked salmon to the matzo brei, I'd end up with a heartier twist on another Jewish staple: lox, eggs and onions.

Coming Soon to a Theater Near You: Drinks at Your Seat — The bill for a drink at Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, Brooklyn? The State Legislature took care of it. Since opening this summer, Nitehawk, the latest in a small but growing group of theaters offering dinner and a movie, served a menu created by Saul Bolton in the theater seats and at the cafe behind those seats, but drinks are available in the cafe only.

Attitude is what really separates independents from big network agencies — It's the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo this year. Now, I am not trying to stick the (Wellington) boot in but there are reasons to think network agencies are on the brink of being routed like Napoleon's grand armies.

Say hi to Fi: A new way to say hello — In today's mobile world, fast and reliable connectivity is almost second nature. But even in places like the U.S., where mobile connections are nearly ubiquitous, there are still times when you turn to your phone for that split-second answer and don't have fast enough speed.

San Matteo Pizza and Espresso Bar — 1739 Second Avenue (90th Street), (212) 426-6943. The brick oven bulges through a wall, a hot obstruction on the way to the restroom. Shuffling pies takes an acrobat. The peel seems half as long as the restaurant, about as wide.

The Chef Geoffrey Zakarian Seeks Bankruptcy Protection — GEOFFREY ZAKARIAN has made all the right moves for a celebrity chef. He is a fixture on four Food Network programs, including "Chopped." Over the years, he has operated a number of high-profile restaurants, three of which have won three stars from The New York Times.
Jul 28, 2016

RT @AlecMacGillis: True. Think of those who were watching this speech in Montgomery County, Ohio, not Montgomery County, Maryland. 

Jul 28, 2016

"I’m very wary of politics. I think he’s too much of a good guy for the brutality, the skepticism" --Michelle,1996 

Jul 28, 2016

RT @TPCarney: My fellow conservatives, you may now know what it feels like to be a Mets fan.

Jul 28, 2016

RT @EWErickson: I started the evening saying for the first time I thought Trump could win. Then Obama spoke. I’m so angry at my own party right now.

Jul 27, 2016

Kaine says woman who came to fame making offensive comment about a woman objects to Trump for making offensive comments about women.

Jul 27, 2016

My "see Chris Matthews, hit mute" reflex failed me. I heard him say that the delegates to the Democratic convention "do respect money."

Jul 27, 2016

RT @ZaidJilani: I asked Ed Rendell how much money he made by speaking to the MEK. "$120,000" #DemsInPhilly

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