SOMERSET — After being open for a couple weeks, Piri Piri Kitchen is busier than co-owner Sandy Batista ever imagined. That might be because she got people’s appetites worked up in advance through her Portuguese food blog,, or simply because she and co-owner Paul Andrade are filling a void in […]

Matrix Partners, a full-service agency that focuses on pet product marketing, recently brought home a gold Hermes Creative Award for its redesign of the PawZ Dog Boots website. Matrix Partners competed against about 6,000 other entries throughout the United States and internationally. The Hermes Creative Awards, which is administered by […]

By Elizabeth Cook Jenkins, BS’99 Years from now, Caroline Randall Williams may look back on the summer of 2020 as the time when her calling came sharply into focus. The Nashville native and Vanderbilt writer-in-residence, who is also an award-winning poet, young adult novelist and cookbook author, already had a […]

Here’s what’s happening in and around Los Angeles in October. The Abbey/Abbey Road Launch Italian Nights WeHo’s The Abbey has launched Italian Night at Abbey Road. Located in a charming alley next to The Abbey’s lively patio is a pretty romantic dining spot. Every Tuesday night becomes Italian night with […]