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London Bans Fast-food Restaurants From Opening Near Schools

Source: Grub Street NY

Life’s about to get tougher for London teens who want to sneak off campus and grab a Burger King Long Chili Cheese. The Evening Standard reports that in an effort to “tackle the capital’s child obesity epidemic,” Mayor Sadiq Khan has decided to put the kibosh on new …

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Philanthropy: Starr Announces Fundraiser for Philly Schools

Source: Eater Philly

starrportraitside.jpgStephen Starr announced today in a press conference that his restaurants will run a “Support Our Schools” fundraiser throughout the month of March (with the possibility of an extension), to benefit the embattled School District of Philadelphia.

The campaign’s goal is to raise $100,000 in donations from customers at all Starr restaurants in Philly. These donations will be solicited on the check as an optional add-on. The Starr group will also make its own donation of $25,000.

Starr appeared at the press conference alongside superintendent William Hite, whose district has lately faced tremendous cuts, laying off thousands of ...

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