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  • Blotter: Vehicles broken into near YMCA in La Grange Park

    Blotter: Vehicles broken into near YMCA in La Grange Park
    The following items were collected from reports released by the La Grange Park Police Department. Three smash-and-grab incidents were reported Oct. 29 by owners of vehicles parked on the 1000 block of Newberry Avenue near the YMCA. Windows were broken...
  • La Grange postpones vote on YMCA site development

     La Grange postpones vote on YMCA site development
    Concerns about terms in a proposed agreement to develop an upscale apartment complex on the former Rich Port YMCA site caused La Grange trustees on Monday to postpone a vote on the project. At a Village Board meeting, trustees were asked to consider...
  • La Grange trustees OK 254-unit apartment building for former YMCA site

    La Grange trustees OK 254-unit apartment building for former YMCA site
    Plans to develop an upscale apartment complex on the former Rich Port YMCA site got the green light from La Grange trustees Monday, despite lingering concerns about the density of the project. At a Village Board meeting, trustees voted 5-2 to approve an...
  • Lyons Township H.S. students considering mandatory study hall

    Lyons Township H.S. students considering mandatory study hall
    Lyons Township High School District 204 officials are considering a proposal that would modify the school schedule next year, resulting in a slightly longer school day, lunchtime adjustments and mandatory study hall for all students. At a school board...
  • Prosecutors: Cafeteria manager stole $50K from Waubonsie Valley H.S.

    Prosecutors: Cafeteria manager stole $50K from Waubonsie Valley H.S.
    A contract employee who managed the Waubonsie Valley High School cafeteria has been charged with stealing more than $50,000 from the school by skimming cash from lunchroom sales, prosecutors said today. Kristy Davis, 48, who worked for food service...
  • Shiny development planned for gritty arts district

    Sculptors, artisan welders, painters, screen printers, furniture makers and other craftsmen have taken root in a cluster of warehouses north of downtown Orlando, helping to bring a cool vibe to Ivanhoe Village and the Lake Formosa area that other urban...
  • La Tolteca, Best Mexican and Best Value

    La Tolteca, Best Mexican and Best Value
    “I have been eating my family’s food since I’ve had taste buds, and I still haven’t gotten close to getting tired of it,” says Alfonso Martinez. His family owns La Tolteca, a small, local chain of Mexican restaurants that...
  • 6 great places for food lovers in Altadena

    6 great places for food lovers in Altadena
    Due north of Pasadena and pushed up against the San Gabriels, Altadena always seems farther away from Los Angeles than it actually is — maybe because of the looming mountains, or maybe because its unincorporated status gives it an outlier feel. In...
  • Food trucks Orlando: Nov. 16-22

    Food trucks Orlando: Nov. 16-22
    Osceola Fall Art Festival: 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 16; downtown Kissimmee; TheFoodTruckBazaar.com The Food Truck Bazaar Avalon Park: 6-9 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 16; 3680 Avalon Park East Blvd., Orlando; TheFoodTruckBazaar.com The Food Truck Bazaar...
  • Florida food gifts have local flavor

    Florida food gifts have local flavor
    If you are shopping for something special for friends and loved ones, consider something with a sweet or savory sense of place. From cookbooks to sauces, local purveyors have enough choices to fill Santa's sleigh. Cookbooks Local chefs and food...
  • It's World Tripe Day! Where would Jonathan Gold celebrate?

    It's World Tripe Day! Where would Jonathan Gold celebrate?
    The first question you may have about World Tripe Day is whether the occasion in fact exists. It has not, as far as I know, been sanctioned by Congress or any other official sanctioning body, and unlike Melon Day in Turkmenistan (Aug. 9), or National Pigs...