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  • Mariachi Plaza development plan worries L.A. musicians

    Mariachi Plaza development plan worries L.A. musicians
    The mariachis of Los Angeles have flocked to their plaza for nearly 80 years — to sing, to hustle for work, to pass the time. In the last decade, they've seen the Boyle Heights square transformed: Their favorite doughnut shop went away, and a...
  • Start of shopping 'marathon' looks promising, retailers say

    Start of shopping 'marathon' looks promising, retailers say
    Decked out in matching uniforms — black, long-sleeved jerseys with "Santa Baby" on the front — Christy Horn and several relatives took a midmorning break from Black Friday shopping for a photo shoot in front of a mall Christmas tree display,...
  • Peppercorn's To Be Honored At CRA Awards Dinner

    Peppercorn's To Be Honored At CRA Awards Dinner
    A well-known Hartford restaurant will be feted Dec. 2 at the CT Restaurant Association's annual awards dinner at Mohegan Sun. The Cialfi Family's Peppercorn's Grill will be inducted into the "2014 Hospitality Hall of Fame" at the annual event which...
  • Fairchild's Tropical Garden Column: How to protect your palms

    Fairchild's Tropical Garden Column: How to protect your palms
    Palms are the icons of sunny South Florida. Even though their growth is seemingly simple, appropriate horticulture is vital for the survival of your green giants. However, many gardeners struggle with trimming, fertilizing, spraying and potting. Here...
  • String of car burglaries reported in Glen Ellyn

    String of car burglaries reported in Glen Ellyn
    Golf clubs, money and a credit card were taken in a number of car burglaries along a Glen Ellyn street. They all happened sometime between the evening hours of Nov. 2 through early morning on Nov. 3. A police officer on patrol noticed a purse in the...
  • 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...