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St. Patrick's Day

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  • Creating countries from food: Noodles for China, tomatoes for Italy

    Creating countries from food: Noodles for China, tomatoes for Italy
    Cartography never looked or tasted so good. Artists Caitlin Levin and Henry Hargreaves have created a series of food maps inspired by their love of food and passion for travel. Each map is made up of food that represents that country or continent. "In...
  • Classic chili cheese dogs and corn dogs at Motordogs in Pasadena

    Classic chili cheese dogs and corn dogs at Motordogs in Pasadena
    Name of restaurant: Motordogs Chef/Owner: Steven Jensen, who's been making surfboard-shaped rugs for his company Jensen Rugboards for the past 20 years. His uncle owns the property, his rug business is slowing down, so he and his wife thought, why not....
  • Downers Grove Police plan July 4 patrols

     Downers Grove Police plan July 4 patrols
    Downers Grove Police will increase patrols for the July 4 holiday weekend in an attempt to nab drivers who are drunk or impaired as well as motorists who are not using seat belts. Lt. Mike Willison said officers will be working "saturation patrols" in...
  • Busch Gardens opens season with St. Patty's flair

    Busch Gardens opens season with St. Patty's flair
    The season for roller coasters launches Sunday when Busch Gardens opens its gates to the public, unofficially marking the start of spring. On opening day, the park will take on a Shamrock feel, as the energy will be concentrated in the Irish village in...
  • UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary

    UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary
    UCF's football season-opener may be 4,000 miles away in Ireland, but it's still a home game when your last name is O'Leary. When UCF coach George O'Leary marches his team onto the field of Croke Park Stadium on Saturday, he'll be within three hours of...
  • Banner in the sky calls Hollywood a high crime area, blames it on police chief

    Banner in the sky calls Hollywood a high crime area, blames it on police chief
    Visitors to Hollywood beach were treated to a bit of high-flying politics Sunday, compliments of the city's police union. A small yellow plane with a banner reading "City of Hollywood high crime area. Thanks Chief Fernandez!" buzzed the coastline for...
  • Getting crafty with DIY Playbook team

    Getting crafty with DIY Playbook team
    Casey O'Halloran and Bridget O'Connor, best friends since high school, have always been crafty. They launched their do-it-yourself blog, DIY Playbook (thediyplaybook.com), in March 2013. "Our motto is that we have big-league decorating dreams on a...
  • What forecasters are saying about possible St. Patrick's Day snow

    What forecasters are saying about possible St. Patrick's Day snow
    Snow is looking to be likely on St. Patrick's Day, but whether it does much accumulating remains a tricky call. Here is what forecasters are saying about the event, expected to start late Sunday and last into Monday: - The National Weather Service's...
  • Boehner hosts Obama, Ireland's prime minister for lunch

    Boehner hosts Obama, Ireland's prime minister for lunch
    WASHINGTON -- In a nod to bipartisan tradition and St. Patrick, President Obama and House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) donned emerald ties to hear (and sing) a bit of Irish folk music during a Capitol Hill luncheon with Ireland's prime minister. It'...
  • Two threads, three cultures

    Two threads, three cultures
    These might be the best, busiest, most complex weeks of the year in our house, and it's all because of two threads. One red, one green. The most important is the red one — the cultural tether that stretches back to Chengdu, China, where our...
  • Blind architect sports an upbeat vision

    Blind architect sports an upbeat vision
    Blind architect Chris Downey says that city planners and property owners should view future construction projects through a different set of eyes. Downey's observations came during a daylong conference on water conservation and energy-efficient building...