VOA News: Lifestyles Wed, 26 Aug 2009 16:55:54 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Urban Naturalist Leads Education Efforts in New York City Parks Wed, 26 Aug 2009 16:55:54 +0200 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 16:55:54 -0400 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 16:55:54 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa52.cfm?rss=lifestyles 'Urban Park Rangers' raise awareness about Manhattan's greens spaces "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa52.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" Tens of Thousands Paint Spanish Town Red Wed, 26 Aug 2009 19:10:31 +0200 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 19:10:31 -0400 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 19:10:31 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa64.cfm?rss=lifestyles An estimated 40,000 people hurl more than 100 tons of ripe tomatoes at one another during hour-long battle "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa64.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" Bad Times For Video Game Industry Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:58:00 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:58:00 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:58:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-31-voa27.cfm?rss=lifestyles Sales of video games, hardware and accessories are all down compared to last year.  "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-31-voa27.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" British Pub Tradition Under Threat Tue, 01 Sep 2009 12:26:28 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 12:26:28 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 12:26:28 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa12.cfm?rss=lifestyles Pubs close at alarming rate "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa12.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" Gay Marriages Begin in Vermont Tue, 01 Sep 2009 18:08:57 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 18:08:57 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 18:08:57 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa36.cfm?rss=lifestyles Vermont authorized gay marriage after state lawmakers overrode governor's veto; it becomes first state to approve gay marriage through legislation and not a court ruling "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa36.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" South African Group Fuses African, Western Music Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:47:46 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:47:46 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:47:46 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-09-03-voa35.cfm?rss=lifestyles Gang of Instrumentals wants to get rid of segregation in popular music. "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-09-03-voa35.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" Labor Day Celebrated Across the US Sat, 05 Sep 2009 15:37:29 +0200 Sat, 05 Sep 2009 15:37:29 -0400 Sat, 05 Sep 2009 15:37:29 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-05-voa17.cfm?rss=lifestyles Labor Day is meant to honor the more than 155 million US workers; for most it is day of play "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-05-voa17.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" South African Version of Curry Wins New Respect Thu, 10 Sep 2009 14:47:08 +0200 Thu, 10 Sep 2009 14:47:08 -0400 Thu, 10 Sep 2009 14:47:08 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-09-10-voa18.cfm?rss=lifestyles Bunny chow includes indigenous chilies and other spices "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-09-10-voa18.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" South African Restaurant Serves Traditional Township Dishes in White Suburbs Thu, 10 Sep 2009 15:19:17 +0200 Thu, 10 Sep 2009 15:19:17 -0400 Thu, 10 Sep 2009 15:19:17 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-09-10-voa23.cfm?rss=lifestyles Owner says he wants to introduce food of Soweto to wider clientele "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-09-10-voa23.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" Sheep's Head a Favorite Food in South Africa's Kwazulu-Natal Province Thu, 10 Sep 2009 15:35:51 +0200 Thu, 10 Sep 2009 15:35:51 -0400 Thu, 10 Sep 2009 15:35:51 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-09-10-voa25.cfm?rss=lifestyles Called 'Smileys', they're slow to gain wider acceptance "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-09-10-voa25.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles"