By Josh Resnek
A spate of articles appearing in trade journals and in the Boston Herald indicate that Encore’s hiring of 5200 employees has decimated the employment pool for many local restaurants.
Local restaurants, the articles all indicated, are having to pay bonuses or higher salaries, or to renegotiate contracts with chefs and restaurant personnel because Encore has pulled away so many to work inside the restaurants at its casino.
In general, Encore has hired away thousands of hospitality workers, making the employment marketplace for such workers extremely thin.
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A white bull placed in front of Oliviera’s Steak House on Broadway, signifying the restaurant’s connection to great beef, is undergoing the typical Everett City Hall runaround.
It has been noted by at least one city councilor who we like and respect that the bull is unclothed; that is to say, his private parts are showing.
Such a thought is purely subjective, as bulls are not known to wear clothing of any kind let alone underwear.
That being said, the owner has put a plastic bag over the bull’s rather indistinct private parts so as not to horrify passersby.
He has even said he would saw off the bull’s private parts, performing a castration really, which may or may not be against animal rights laws approved by the United Nations.
Can you imagine if Everett had a museum with ancient Roman statuary done by Michelangelo depicting a man undressed with his private parts showing? Would the museum be forced to cover the statue?
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