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Columbus Day

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  • Are holidays like the 4th more trouble than they're worth?

    Are holidays like the 4th more trouble than they're worth?
    I’m not too interested, frankly, in how you’re going to spend your Fourth. I’m more curious about how you spent your third, and your second. If you’re like many other working people, you spent them cramming. You spent them...
  • The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade

    The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade
    It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend. "My costumes...
  • Lake Zurich officials consider craft beer festival

    Lake Zurich officials consider craft beer festival
    Rock the Block may not be the only party in Lake Zurich this fall. A craft beer festival—the first of its kind in Lake Zurich—may take over Paulus Park on Columbus Day weekend in October---about a month after the Rock the Block festivities...
  • Goshen Animal Kingdom A Refuge For Tech-Addicted Families

    Goshen Animal Kingdom A Refuge For Tech-Addicted Families
    For many years I had driven by the story-high stone mountain on Route 4 in Goshen and wondered "What is that?" And while I would also catch a glimpse of a sign proclaiming "Action Wildlife," there never seemed to be any animals around as I quickly drove...
  • READER SUBMITTED: At JTConnect, Learning Is Active...Explore What Interests You!

    Busy teens now have an even broader array of options through Jewish Teen Learning Connection (JTConnect) where they can explore their interests through a variety of flexible offerings. JTCentral and JTAwakenings are open to all teens in grades 8-12. Each...
  • Lehigh Valley fall festivals: a guide

    Lehigh Valley fall festivals: a guide
    Operating for nearly a century, Hausman's has deep roots in the Valley. Despite being closed to the public since 2007, the Coopersburg family farm has been a mainstay at the Emmaus Farmers Market for years, selling its fruits and vegetables weekly at...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Archbishop's Columbus Day Breakfast To Benefit Catholic School Students

    The Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools (FACS) will host its annual Archbishop's Columbus Day Breakfast on Friday, Oct. 10, 7:30 a.m. at Anthony's Ocean View in New Haven. Proceeds will provide scholarship grants to Catholic students in the...
  • Chicago Marathon dining

    Chicago Marathon dining
    The Bank of America Chicago Marathon takes place Sunday, and as always, Chicago's restaurants are ready to provide pre-, post- and midrace meal deals and vantage points. O'Brien's Restaurant & Bar. The racers scoot right past the front door (and...
  • Letters: Columbus' contemporaries were no slouches

    Re "Curiosity set sail with Columbus," Opinion, Oct. 13 Far from being the cause of prying the European imagination loose from the church, Christopher Columbus' voyages were the consequence of established European curiosity and technology. The...
  • Retail coupon roundup for Columbus Day sales

    Retail coupon roundup for Columbus Day sales
    It's Shopping Saturday! Go coupon crazy so you can save on Columbus Day sales this weekend.  The weather's going to be beautiful, so use my fabulous deals to save on fun things to do. Get BOGO admission at 18 fun spots during Miami Attractions Month and...
  • Plantation maintains Yom Kippur as paid day off

    Plantation maintains Yom Kippur as paid day off
    What's a fair benefit when the taxpayers are footing the bill? Plantation gives its employees 11 paid holidays a year, plus vacation time. The list includes the typical national holidays of Christmas and Fourth of July, but tradition here is to give Yom...