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  • 52-oz. sangria at Nacional 27

    52-oz. sangria at Nacional 27
    In honor of National Sangria Day on Dec. 20, Nacional 27 (325 W. Huron St., 312-664-2727) is offering six different varieties of sangria in 52-ounce fishbowls. From 4 p.m. to 3 a.m. guests of the restaurant and lounge can enjoy the house-infused wine....
  • A holiday gift guide for wines in every price range

    Wine is the infinitely malleable holiday gift. Easily adjusted to the tastes of the giftee, readily found in the price range appropriate to the receiver. However your friends like their wine, you can oblige dry or sweet, red or white, powerful or subtle,...
  • Videology competing in crowded market as it weighs IPO or sale

    Videology competing in crowded market as it weighs IPO or sale
    A couple of generations ago, advertisers could run a commercial on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and "everyone in the world saw it," said ad technology entrepreneur Scott Ferber. Now it's not so simple to reach viewers, who are watching their favorite shows on...
  • New on tap: Beer brewed with zebra mussels and milfoil right from Lake Minnetonka

    Saving Minnesota lakes from pesky zebra mussels might just be a pint away. On Lake Minnetonka, Excelsior Brewing Co., just launched a new ale made from zebra mussel shells and Eurasian milfoil fresh out of the big lake. That's right, a keg of aquatic...
  • Your guide to Cyber Monday, now 'Cyber Week'

    Your guide to Cyber Monday, now 'Cyber Week'
    As Black Friday has now morphed into a two-day event with the addition of shopping deals on Thanksgiving, Cyber Monday has in many cases similarly stretched into an extended affair. Cyber Monday, typically the largest online shopping day of the year, is...
  • Family travel five: It's time to find your winter wonderland

    Family travel five: It's time to find your winter wonderland
    Plan a snowy escape with your family. Here are five wintry lodges to consider: 1) The National Park Inn; Mount Rainier National Park. Leave your technology behind and immerse yourselves in the beauty of this majestic setting in the park's Longmire...
  • Gyroroom Greek restaurant opens in Boca Raton

    Gyroroom Greek restaurant opens in Boca Raton
    Gyroroom, serving Mediterranean cuisine, has opened at 20449 State Road 7 in Boca Raton. The menu includes pita bread wraps, gyro platters and side dishes such as grape leaves. Beef, lamb, fish and vegetable dishes are also available. Gyroroom says it...
  • Haiti hopes the beauty of its north coast will draw visitors

    Haiti hopes the beauty of its north coast will draw visitors
    Amid its woes, Haiti offers a striking rugged beauty that is obvious to adventure travelers rolling hills, steep mountains and rocky terrain that make backpacking or mountain biking just as good a heart pumper here as in any mountainous Caribbean island....
  • Zoup! Fresh Soup Company to open Thursday

    Zoup! Fresh Soup Company to open Thursday
    Zoup! Fresh Soup Company is opening a second location at 177 W. Washington (312-973-3900) Thursday. As part of its grand opening festivities, Zoup! will host a fundraising celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The event benefits the Honeycomb Project,...
  • Cyber Monday deals for food lovers: bacon, Starbucks, steaks

    Cyber Monday deals for food lovers: bacon, Starbucks, steaks
    Most sale hunters may be searching for the best Cyber Monday deals on furniture, TVs, tablets and more, but there's plenty on the Web for food-lovers. We've compiled a list of some great Cyber Monday deals, with everything from bacon jam to knives,...
  • Coffee shop helps Lyons Twp. students learn business skills

    Coffee shop helps Lyons Twp. students learn business skills
    Aubrey Fasano's dream jobs include working at a bridal shop or becoming a server at a high-end restaurant after she completes high school next year. Fasano, 21, is now working as a barista at the Transition Perks coffee shop, a new business next to...