| Jan 10, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Don’t know if you remember where you were on the day after Thanksgiving.
Maybe at the gym trying to work off the Thanksgiving Day calories? Or maybe standing in the checkout line at your favorite big-box store trying to get an early start on...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 10:16 AM
Looking ahead almost nine months, school-district officials want to get the pulse of the community before nailing down the calendar for the 2015-16 school year.
This is where you come in. Officials want your opinion about two calendar options. You can...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 4:33 PM
Six persistent volunteer divers went back into the dark, frigid waters of the Schuylkill River on Saturday, looking again for some trace of missing college student Shane Montgomery.
This time, they were successful.
At 12:09 p.m., they found his body...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Forget about Thanksgiving dinner. I can't wait until the day after Thanksgiving for leftovers. When else during the year can you look forward to turkey soup, turkey chopped liver, smoked turkey sandwiches and, above all, turkey hash in...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The holidays are fast approaching. Right now, home cooks everywhere are thinking about two important matters. The first involves planning what to cook for the best holiday feast ever. And the second, of course, is how to avoid gaining weight while...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Like any good American, my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. The family. The gut-busting meal. The football. And most recently, the beer.
Yes, many will probably stick to wine, which is understandable. But beer's broad complexity and wide variety of...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 10:10 AM
What I'm reading/watching today before my day of sloth tomorrow:
- Good Eating columnist Bill Daley offers tips to time your Thanksgiving dinner. [Tribune]
- A step-by-step video on how to carve a turkey. Remember, follow the breast bone. [YouTube]...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Need I explain? Thanksgiving. Places to celebrate. Buffets and plated dishes. Carryout options. Go.
Acadia. Contemporary Thanksgiving menu featured 1-7 p.m. Five-course dinner, $75, $125 with optional wine pairings. 1639 S. Wabash Ave., 312-360-9500...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away, and it's never too soon to start planning your menu. Food editor Russ Parsons and I will be demonstrating videos of classic dishes and sharing holiday-themed tips on the blog every couple of days to get you in the...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Not to rain on your sunny Thanksgiving celebration, but the holiday season isn't all feasts and festivities.
This is the time of year when people venture into unfamiliar territory, attempting feats and adopting behaviors that aren't normal for the other...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:15 AM
To find the best deal on an airline ticket, when you purchase your ticket matters, but how much? The lowest domestic airfares were bought eight weeks beforehand and the lowest international fares were purchased 24 weeks beforehand, according to a report,...