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  • Dine at Francesca restaurants, donate to AIDS Foundation Monday

    Dine at Francesca restaurants, donate to AIDS Foundation Monday
    If you dine at one of several Francesca restaurants Monday, some of your bill will benefit AIDS awareness and advocacy. Francesca's Tavola (Arlington Heights), along with Chicago-based Mia Francesca (3311 N. Clark St.), Francesca's Bryn Mawr (1039 W....
  • St. James students host family Thanksgiving feast

    St. James students host family Thanksgiving feast
    A pre-holiday Thanksgiving meal drew more than 500 to the St. James School gymnasium on Nov. 20. Students invited parents and grandparents to the annual lunchtime feast of turkey, potatoes, vegetables, stuffing, gravy and homemade desserts. The annual...
  • Country and western bar opens in Oak Forest

    Country and western bar opens in Oak Forest
    Rockin' Horse Saloon and Grill, a new watering hole with a definite country feel, opened last month at 5200 W. 159th St. in Oak Forest. "We even have reclaimed barn wood decorating the inside," said general manager Bob Potokar of the former Oxygen...
  • Newport News, Smithfield YMCA offer free workouts for cancer patients

     Newport News, Smithfield YMCA offer free workouts for cancer patients
    They meld into the workout scene on the second floor of the Newport News YMCA, distinguished only by their wristbands. One tackles the treadmill, a few are on the elliptical trainers and others sweat it out on the rowing machine and stationary bikes....
  • Tilted Kilt lilts into Palmer

    Tilted Kilt lilts into Palmer
    Lehigh Valley foodies and football fans have a new venue to frequent following Tuesday's opening of the area's second Tilted Kilt, at 80 Kunkle Drive in Palmer Township. The Celtic-themed sports pub, joining the 3-year-old venue on Allentown's Lehigh...
  • Small shops on wheels join forces for Small Business Saturday

    Small shops on wheels join forces for Small Business Saturday
    Bess Caplan went grocery shopping Saturday at Whole Foods in Columbia and found an unexpected bonus — five boutiques on wheels parked just outside the grocer's door. With her 3-year-old daughter, Miriam, in tow, Caplan browsed the mobile retailers...
  • Timing just right for Suchter in Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic

    Timing just right for Suchter in Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic
    The night before last weekend's 22nd annual Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic, Josh Suchter was less concerned with catching the biggest rockfish than he was with just getting his boat into the water. Fishtank had alternator problems, and the Prince Frederick...
  • Little San Juan County takes on GMO goliaths

    Maybe not since the Pig War has a San Juan Islands farmer caused such a rhubarb. Of course, that little 19th century border dispute didn't get a lot of press beyond the swirling kelp beds of Rosario Strait. The only casualty was when American farmer...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • In the Heart of Chicago, a hub of restaurants and history

    In the Heart of Chicago, a hub of restaurants and history
    The street appears frozen in time. If you stood at 24th Street and stared south down Oakley Avenue, the view probably doesn't look that different from 30 years ago. This is the heart of the Heart of Chicago neighborhood. On this stretch of Oakley there'...
  • Fells Point restaurant encourages shell recycling at oyster festival

    Fells Point restaurant encourages shell recycling at oyster festival
    As patrons at a Fells Point restaurant dined on oysters as part of an annual festival for the slippery mollusks, Tommy Price of the Oyster Recovery Partnership emphasized the importance of saving the shells. The partnership's operations manager for...