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Veggie Trails Food Wagon
Starting tomorrow, hungry herbivores residing in the Windy City can bite into vegetarian sloppy joes and bbq wraps at the grand opening celebration of Veggie...
Animal Art Show
On Sunday, May 2, the Animal Rights Foundation of Florida (ARFF) will be hosting its first-ever art show at gourmet vegetarian eatery Sublime Restaurant...
M Café Charity
Los Angeles is known as the City of Angels, and on April 29, veg-friendly M Café will join a citywide collective of restaurants participating in Dining Out For Life 2010...
Akron’s New Vegan Café
Earlier this spring, vegan eatery Ms. Julie’s Kitchen celebrated its grand opening in Akron, Ohio. Owner and vegan cookbook author Julie Costell serves up...
Animal Defense Video
This week, the Animal Legal Defense Fund launched a new video campaign aimed at raising awareness to animal-rights and cruelty issues. The...
Fit Vegan Firefighters
Last February, vegan firefighter Rip Esselstyn, author of the bestselling Engine 2 Diet, was featured on The Dr. Oz Show and challenged three Chicago...
California Vegan Chipotle
Yesterday, Chipotle announced that two of its Los Angeles locations and one Sacramento location would now serve its vegan garden blend meat alternative.
Rising Record Meat Prices
On Monday, financial analysts at Bloomberg International predicted that meat prices are set to reach record highs as early as June, and that many consumers may reduce...
Diner Serves Vegan Waffles
The recent opening of breakfast destination Waffle Frolic in Ithaca, NY, proves that vegan options are becoming a normal part of omnivore menus. The late-night diner serves...
Viva Vegan! Hits Shelves
Today, vegan chef and cookbook author Terry Hope Romero celebrates the release of her latest offering, Viva Vegan!: 200 Authentic and Fabulous...
Sea Shepherd In NYC
From April 23 to May 5 the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s flagship vessel, the Steve Irwin, will be docked in New York City for fans to tour and...
Kentucky Fried Cancer
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Kentucky Fried Chicken will package its buckets of chicken in pink tubs labeled “Buckets for...
Maryland VegWeek Kickoff
Tomorrow, federal, state, and local lawmakers will gather in Takoma Park, MD, to help launch the second annual Maryland VegWeek, a statewide celebration of vegetarianism...
Bread & Brew Menu Switch
Today, in honor of Earth Day, Washington, DC’s Bread & Brew will offer an entirely vegan menu, and beginning on April 26, the eatery will banish all meat products...
Zilli Green Awarded
Last week, UK newspaper The Independent named vegetarian eatery Zilli Green London’s Best Restaurant in its 2010 Green Awards. High-profile UK chef...
Vegan Frappes At Starbucks
In January, Starbucks Coffee Company began selling vegan cookies in more than half of its locations nationwide, and now the chain has added vegan frappuccinos...
Otarian NYC Opens
This week, Otarian: The Planet’s Most Sustainable Restaurant opens its second location in New York City. Last week, the international vegetarian fast-food chain opened its first...
Chocolate Shoe Box Opens
The Chocolate Shoe Box celebrates its grand opening today, offering Seattle residents the very best in cruelty-free chocolates and stylish shoes. The
Tainted Meat Audit
On March 26, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) released an audit announcing that the testing programs in place for meat are not efficient and that...
Vegan Candy On Rachael Ray
Yesterday, popular Food Network personality Rachael Ray featured vegan candy from Rescue Chocolate on her daytime talk show during the “Snack of the...
PCRM Honors Ellen
Last week, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) President Dr. Neal Barnard presented comedian Ellen DeGeneres and actress Portia de Rossi...
Celebrity Vegan Milkshake
On Friday, with help from actress Pamela Anderson, popular West Hollywood sweet shop Millions of Milkshakes introduced its first vegan milkshake. The café is a...
The Story Behind the Meat-Free Monday Movement
What began as a European initiative to reduce meat consumption has now grown into a worldwide Meat-Free Mondays movement.
UK’s First Vegan Shop
First it was an all-vegan, double-decker café, and now 2010 has brought London dwellers an all-purpose, herbivore store to satisfy every shopping need. Since opening...
‘Snice SoHo Opens
Next week, New York City’s famed vegetarian restaurant ‘Snice opens a third location in Manhattan’s Soho neighborhood. Located between Prince...
Vegan 101 Awarded
Satirical web series Vegan 101 was recently honored with a Green Apple Award at the Green Lifestyle Film Festival in Los Angeles, Calif. The comedy series...
Veg Recipes On Martha
On Thursday, homemaking maven Martha Stewart devoted the majority of The Martha Stewart Show to healthy, plant-based eating. Stewart, whose daughter...
Emily Deschanel On Ellen
Yesterday, vegan actress Emily Deschanel appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to share what it was like filming the 100th episode of her television show Bones.
Sweet & Sara Feature
The sugary sweet marshmallow confections created by Sweet & Sara are featured in the April issue of Food Network Magazine as one of its “10 Things You Need...
Meat-Free San Francisco
Yesterday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted in favor of a resolution that encourages local restaurants, grocery stores, and schools to support...
Heather Mills On Extra
On March 27, entertainment news program Extra featured longtime animal-activist and 2009 VN Person of the Year Heather Mills as one of its “life changers” for her...
Moby Talks Gristle
Techno darling Moby can now add “anthology editor” to his lengthy list of accomplishments.
Downer Animals Outlawed
Last Wednesday, a federal appeals court reinstated a California law banning sick, downed animals from being slaughtered for consumption. The law, which...
Stadium Sells Veggie Dogs
Just as baseball season gears up, Boston’s Fenway Park has announced that, for the first time ever, its 2010 season menu will include veggie dogs and veggie burgers.
New Erykah Badu
On Tuesday, multi-talented vegan rock star Erykah Badu released her fifth studio album, New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh. The album is a...
Daiya Shutters VegNews
Today, cruelty-free cheese company Daiya launches its retail packaging in Whole Foods locations across the country. In response, VegNews Magazine has...
Oprah Loves Animals
This week, O, The Oprah Magazine announced that animal sanctuary Best Friends Animal Society was one of 10 nonprofit organizations selected to benefit...
London’s VeganRoutes
While double-decker buses are as ubiquitous in London as black cabs and brimming street markets, rarely do they house all-vegan cafés. That's part of...
Teany Café Reopening
In April, New York lower east side café Teany will celebrate its reopening after an electrical fire caused it to close its doors last June. The teahouse and vegan...
Celebrate Easter the Vegan Way
Want to continue celebrating Easter, sans cruelty to animals? It’s as easy as biting into a vegan chocolate egg.
Sticky Fingers Best Bakery
Last week, Washington City Paper announced the winners of its 2010 Best of DC awards, and vegan bakery Sticky Fingers won Best Bakery in the citywide competition.
Cookbook Author’s Blog
Blogger and Vegan Lunch Box cookbook author Jennifer McCann is probably best known for her guides to cooking on-the-go meals, but this vegan virtuoso...
Benevolent Ballpark Bites
This week, Citi Field ballpark, home of the New York Mets, released its new 2010 menu, featuring vegan fare including Yves Spicy Veggie Hot Dogs and Yves Harvest...
Maguire’s Health Project
On March 22, vegan film superstar Tobey Maguire helped kick-start The Teaching Garden, a new program at Kelso Elementary School in Inglewood, Calif., designed to...
Subway Goes Cage-Free
Recently, Subway announced that four percent of the eggs used in its new breakfast menu would come from cage-free farms, with future plans to completely...
Healthy Movie Snacks
Last week, Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman and CEO Michael Lynton urged theater owners across the country to add healthier movie snack options to...
London Veg Van
Last week, The Veg Van opened in the London borough of Sutton, offering locally harvested, seasonal fruits and vegetables to commuters who do not otherwise...
Sprig & Vine Opening
Tomorrow, vegan restaurant Sprig & Vine celebrates its grand opening in New Hope, Penn. Owner and vegan chef Ross Olchvary says the eatery will serve seasonal gourmet...
25th Annual Meatout Day
Today, vegans around the world celebrate the 25th Annual Meatout Day, a grassroots initiative to spread education about cruelty-free living and offer support for...
Scientists Condemn Whaling
New research has proven that whales can be studied without being killed, disproving the Japanese government’s claim that living whales cannot be properly studied in their...

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