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Gulf Spill Affects Seafood Prices; Bohemian Hall Turns 100

•The Gulf oil spill is raising seafood prices in New York: Blue Ribbon is paying more per oyster and they don't even buy from the Gulf. [Crain's]

• Some Gulf shrimpers are still fishing in waters that have been closed by the state. [WSJ]

• Soda-makers are stepping up their efforts to fight sugar taxes. [WSJ]

• Astoria's Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden turns 100 this year. [NYDN]

• Con-Agra is attempting to reengineer the sweet potato, even changing its shape, in an effort to make the spud more popular. [NYDN]

• A Miami judge ruled last week that Burger King has the right to set prices at its franchise-owned stores. [Reuters]

• Dan Aykroyd's wine company donated hundreds of bottles to Canadian troops in Afghanistan. [CTV]

• Illegal fishing is depleting the ocean's resources. [Time]

• The launch of several new premium vodkas raises the possibility that an artisanal vodka trend is afoot. [T Magazine]

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