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  • Goodwill to open store in Frankfort

    Goodwill to open store in Frankfort
    Goodwill has started construction on its newest retail store — all the storefronts north of the closed Dominick's supermarket in Hickory Creek Marketplace in Frankfort. It will be the charitable organization's 33rd retail store in Illinois. It...
  • Liberals try to make 'profit' a dirty word

    It's been weeks since the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the contraception-mandate case, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, but the pace of urgent fundraising appeals has barely slackened. Several times a day, another pops up in my email inbox. Some are...
  • Dist. 58 group plans Oktoberfest fundraiser

    Dist. 58 group plans Oktoberfest fundraiser
    The Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 received preliminary permission to hold an Oktoberfest festival in the downtown area as a fundraiser for the organization. The village's Community Events Commission recently approved the...
  • Small Bites: Farmstead Shack opens, Mekong Delta closes temporarily and more

    Small Bites: Farmstead Shack opens, Mekong Delta closes temporarily and more
    Small Bites is a round-up of news and tidbits from Baltimore's dining scene: • Farmstead Shack, the "companion kiosk" to the full-service restaurant Farmstead Grill, has opened at The Shops at Canton Crossing. Service at the kiosk started quietly...
  • Restaurant review: Al Bacio in Winter Park

    Restaurant review: Al Bacio in Winter Park
    The 500 block of North Park Avenue has a long history on Central Florida's dining scene. For 40 years it was home to Brandywine's Deli, then in 2013 Tiffany Deli began a short stint. Now Al Bacio Italian restaurant has started a new chapter for the Winter...
  • Second Blue Sky Cafe coming to Easton

    Second Blue Sky Cafe coming to Easton
    The owners of Blue Sky, a popular breakfast and lunch spot on W. Fourth Street in south Bethlehem, are bringing their culinary expertise to Easton. Billy and Tabitha Sneeringer hope to open Blue Sky at The State Cafe & Grill sometime this week at 14-16...
  • Chipotle traffic jumps even after price hike

    (Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, one of the top-performing U.S. restaurant operators, on Monday reported a nearly 26 percent jump in quarterly profit after traffic to the burrito chain surged despite a menu price increase. The better-than-...
  • Get tips on growing fall and winter vegetable gardens

    Lake County Extension "Saturday in the Garden" fall Winter vegetable gardening Tavares The University of Florida/Lake County Extension Office's next "Saturday in the Garden," a speaker series featuring Florida-friendly landscaping, will be at 10 a.m....
  • Boat club offers prep course for captain's license

    The Triangle Boat Club will host "Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel," a course to prepare applicants for the U.S. Coast Guard captain's license test. The course is being offered through Adams Marine Seminars. The class will meet Sept. 8-19 in the...
  • Chef of the Moment: up-and-coming Philip Pretty at under-the-radar Fundamental LA

    Chef of the Moment: up-and-coming Philip Pretty at under-the-radar Fundamental LA
    Philip Pretty is the executive chef at Fundamental LA, the Westwood Boulevard restaurant that by day is a sandwich shop and by night becomes a charming dinner spot with seasonal California small plates and a three-course menu (plus dessert) for $39 (you...
  • Village officials herald signs of growth in Mundelein

     Village officials herald signs of growth in Mundelein
    The former Dominick's building at Midlothian Road and Route 176 may still be empty, but there are other signs of growth in Mundelein, according to John Lobaito, village administrator. Restaurants have opened or expanded, a new fitness center just opened...