“In a nation that was proud of hard work, strong families, close-knit communities, and our faith in God, too many of us now tend to worship self-indulgence and consumption. Human identity is no longer defined by what one does, but by what one owns. But we’ve discovered that owning things and consuming things does not satisfy our longing for meaning. We’ve learned that piling up material goods cannot fill the emptiness of lives which have no confidence or purpose.”

Read the entire speech delivered by Jimmy Carter on July 15, 1979. |  Digg |  FURL |  Yahoo! My Web 2.0 |  Reddit

Have you ever wanted to explore New York City without the hassle of traffic, parking or waiting for subways? Are you curious about the city’s historic pizza culture? The Pizza Bus lets you sit back and relax on the city’s cheesiest guided tour as your enthusiastic guide tells you everything you ever wanted to know about pizza and pizza culture against the backdrop of the planet’s culinary capital.

Pizza rules New York and you’ll find out why at the top-rated pizzerias:

  • America’s first licensed pizzeria
  • One of NYC’s oldest coal-burning ovens
  • Brooklyn’s best Sicilian pie
  • A classic New York slice shop
  • The city’s oldest family-run pizzeria
  • Frank Sinatra’s favorite slice

You’ll tour Manhattan and at least one outer borough (Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens or Staten Island) during this exploration of one of New York’s most celebrated foods! Each tour is a unique road trip that visits pizzerias heralded by Zagat’s, AOL City Guide, Time Out New York, the Food Network and New Yorkers alike as the city’s best.

To take a trip on the Pizza Bus go to Scott’s Pizza Tours. |  Digg |  FURL |  Yahoo! My Web 2.0 |  Reddit