August 29, 2015


Monday Open Thread: Top Black Restaurateurs


Black chefs are increasingly visible on TV, but high-profile success in the restaurant world is still rare. These culinary luminaries are defying the odds. This week's open threads will highlight some of the top restaurants in the United States that … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Black Radio Jockeys


Ralph Waldo "Petey" Greene, Jr. (January 23, 1931 – January 10, 1984) was an African-American television and radio talk-show host. A two-time Emmy Award-winner, Greene overcame drug addiction and a prison sentence for armed robbery to become one of … [Read more...]

POU Weekly Health Thread: A Fish Pedicure??


Okay, which POUer would try this? From ABC News Fish pedicures may be a growing trend overseas, but not in the United States.  You sit in a salon, with your feet in water, while small fish nibble away dead, callused skin.  Now, an Arizona woman who … [Read more...]

Alex’s Lounge Is Open!


Mention the word “deduction” to your server and you’ll get one of the lounge's  signature cocktails for only $1. Tax Day 2 ounces gin 1/4 ounce sweet vermouth 1/4 ounce dry vermouth 1 ounce orange juice Music and Trivia:  Please name the … [Read more...]

POU Weekly Health Thread: The 30 Day Cleanse – My Story


Ya know how commercials and ads for "cleansing" products, especially for women, always have those smiling carefree, running through the meadow images? Yeah, well, that's just some bullshit. … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Bikers For Obama


  This group was started in 2008 to support President Obama. Since its inception, they've grown to a full foundation supporting many initiatives in urban communities across the country, and yes, they will be riding again for the re-election … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: The Iron Elite – African Americans in Motorcycling History


  Good Morning Obots! I've known 2 "Pee Wee's" in my life, and BOTH rode HARD.  Maybe its something in the name. LOL, I don't know, but here's another. An influential leader of the Los Angeles biker community for more than 50 years, John … [Read more...]