The Daily GLOB: Meatless Monday: Bento's Cafe, Blizzard BOGO, Country Dance, Monday night poker, Regarding the plant based diet, Eclipse questions & myths, Eclipse pop culture videos

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Volume 7, Day 184, Monday, July 21, 2017

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Good morning GLOBers!  Do you have your special sunglasses out? The future is so bright you gotta wear shades.  You know they make the solar eclipse just a little better.  According to the GLOB's favorite weather website we can expect A mix of clouds and sun during the morning will give way to cloudy skies this afternoon. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible.  OH!  Don't look at the solar eclipse WITHOUT special sun glasses!


99c SOLAR ECLIPSE BLIZZARDS: The total solar eclipse is finally taking place today. Whether you're lucky enough to live in one of the 14 states that will be able to see it clearly or if you'll just be following along remotely, there's one thing we'll have all in common: free dessert.  To celebrate the eclipse, Dairy Queen is offering customers a buy-one get-one deal for 99 cents on all Blizzard® Treats including the Triple Truffle Blizzard Treat and Oreo® Blizzard. You'll be able to celebrate all week long, as the promotion runs from Monday, August 21, through Sunday, September 3, at participating Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill locations nationwide. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.



English Country Dance - Tonight, 6:45 at the United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5th Avenue you can experience dancing which began in the 16th century and is still being written and danced today around the world. All dances are taught, walked through and called. No partner, experience, or special dress required. If you are new please come to the beginner lesson each evening at 6:45. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more infdormation.



MONDAY NIGHT POKER: Every Monday Night play Poker at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 3726 SW 40th Blvd.  from 7-11PM. Food and Beverage Specials, NO BUY-IN, Great Prizes and lots of fun.

What's for lunch GLOBers?  Shall we meet at your favorite Dairy Queen for a Blizzard special?  I'll tell you what GLOBer, you buy the Blizzard and I will bring all the solar eclipse brain food you can read with sunglasses fresh and ready to consume .


Today in the GLOB!

Meatless Monday: Bento Cafe

Former GLOB Staffer Melissa Kahan returns to Gainesville and the Bento Cafe Red Tuna Poke was at the top of her Hoggetowne lunch list  - READ MORE

Understanding the plant based diet

The research in support of plant-based diets is bountiful, which is likely because of what they include — vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and fiber — as much as what they don’t. - READ MORE

Solar eclipse questions and myths

From superstitions to scientific, the Mother Nature Network website has rounded up some of the best odd queries about total solar eclipses.   - READ MORE



SOLAR ECLIPSE POP CULTURE GUIDE: From Bugs Bunny to the Simpsons to Little Shop of Horrors the Washington Post has collectecd Eclipses starring as plot points in TV shows and movies ranging from “Power Rangers” to “The Land Before Time” to “Mad Men.” For your viewing pleasure, here are some of the best.



DAILY GLOB LUNCH QUOTE OF THE DAY: All that prosthetic makeup drains you. By the time it's lunch, you're done.

- Mickey Rourke



If you're still hungry and need a good lunch idea FOLLOW THIS LINK to Gainesville's Lunch Out Blog Instagram page.  This is where the GLOB's Image Editor Erica Corbett takes great pleasure in sharing amazingly looking, deliciously yummy images of what we are thinking about, contemplating seriously, and eventually eating for lunch in the Urban GLOB.

Have a magnificently marvelous Monday lunch GLOBers and I will see ya right here tomorrow.

Mike Sanford, GLOB Editor

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