Michelle Obama's Local Food Campaign Has "Just Begun"

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By Brian Ries
|  Friday, Sep 25, 2009  |  Updated 7:59 AM EDT
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Michelle Obama's Local Food Campaign Has "Just Begun"

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Michelle Obama is a big fan of local grub.

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A Swedish-Meatball truck run by a Swede named Sven is officially open in Williamsburg. [Grubstreet]

A New York Times writer posted a story on after-hours noise at the Jane Hotel after her editors killed it because of concerns over bias. [Brick Underground]

$5 will get you 3 sustainably-farmed local oysters. [Fork in the Road]

Gawker is getting sued by Eric Dane of "Grey's Anatomy," and the gossip blog's publisher admits he was more fearful of the Church of Scientology's threats anyways. [Media Decoder]

Read the 10 biggest lies NYU ambassadors tell, but know the one truth: there are drugs on campus. [NYU Local]

Michelle Obama told the chef of the Gramercy Tavern her campaign to get people to eat local has only "just begun." [AV Club]

The "God Hates Fags" church spokesperson said, "Don't flatter yourself, Brooklyn," in response to a suggestion that Brooklynites might get violent. [Brooklyn Paper]

Environmental groups say there's "high crime on the high line," over the use of Amazon wood. [Gothamist]

Park Slope, haven for frumpy mothers and the brown-shoed literary hoards, has a burlesque show tonight. [Brownstoner]

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