Morning: News of the Miscellaneous

San Jose: A little sex with your javs? Coffee shop aims for Hooters’ crowd.
Alabama: Queen of bad writing wins annual contest by comparing romance to cheese: They had but one last remaining night together, so they embraced each other as tightly as that two-flavor entwined string cheese that is orange and yellowish-white, the orange probably being a bland Cheddar and the white … Mozzarella, although it could possibly be Provolone or just plain American, as it really doesn’t taste distinctly dissimilar from the orange, yet they would have you believe it does by coloring it differently.”
Beacon, NY: B&N’s Leonard Riggio funds Dia:Beacon Riggio Galleries, a new $55 million contemporary-art museum in a converted box-printing plant in Beacon, New York.
Mendocino, CA: This may be the land of the redwoods, it’s getting harderand harder to do business in timber here—but this year the Mendocino grape crop was valued at $81 million last year, compared to $54 million for Mendocino logs delivered to local mills, according to Dave Bengston, county agricultural commissioner. This,1413,82~10834~1517409,00.html