This Week’s Various

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A super-short ‘This Week’s Various’ this time!

Dr. Bob‘s art studio in the Bywater was shot at repeatedly early Tuesday morning, thankfully he was missed and is okay.

Maurice's Piggy Park, Columbia SC//

From the WaPo: A barbecue case that helped the cause of civil rights — although this story is worthy of more than the paltry 322 words given here. Also: there’s an error in that Maurice Bessinger (who had a thing for the battle flag at his South Carolina Piggie Park restaurants) died in 2013 — it was actually 2014, though his kids were implementing changes at the restaurant earlier.

Back to the author, Jim Shahin, in another piece for the Washington Post: he declares Charleston as ‘the future of barbecue.’

Butch Anthony deciding to make a pirate ship with some Dutch guys to go get oysters in Apalachicola is one of the best things ever.

A gift from the Kohler Foundation will help complete the restoration of the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park in North Carolina.

Sunbrella has come out with a line of fabrics inspired by Vollis’ whirligigs
Vollis Simpson Whirligig Fabrics from Sunbrella on Vimeo.

at Black’s in Lockhart

Barrett Black (Black’s in Lockhart) tells Zagat in a piece entitled ‘Why Texas is the Best Barbecue in the Country‘ that there are a few pitmasters outside the state who are doing some great Texas-style bbq, including Hometown Bar-B-Que in Brooklyn.

Wow, Glasgow is so happy about their Krispy Kreme.

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