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  • Pickwick Restaurant to close next month after 50 years in Park Ridge

    Pickwick Restaurant to close next month after 50 years in Park Ridge
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Park Ridge Herald-Advocate: An Uptown Park Ridge staple for more than five decades is about to close its doors. The Pickwick Restaurant, anchoring the landmark Pickwick Theatre building at the corner of Prospect...
  • 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:...
  • Park Ridge flood plan to get 2nd look

    Park Ridge flood plan to get 2nd look
    Since 2009, Park Ridge has worked with Christopher B. Burke Engineering to chart its terrain, map its flood-prone neighborhoods, develop a stormwater plan to alleviate some of the worst-hit areas and oversee construction of the required sewers. But in...
  • Napa Valley wine country for the budget-wise traveler

    Napa Valley wine country for the budget-wise traveler
    Sky-high hotel and restaurant tabs are commonplace in the Napa Valley wine country, but with a little advance planning you can still eat and sleep on the cheap. We scoured Napa and Sonoma counties — from Calistoga in the north to Napa in the south...
  • Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience

    Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience
    LENOX, Mass. — If you've ever wondered if a spa visit is really worth it — or can change your life —- the following story should erase all doubt. I recently spent four days at Canyon Ranch, the world-famous Arizona-based health spa...
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...
  • The Grenadines: Safer sailing in numbers

     The Grenadines: Safer sailing in numbers
    As a 10-year veteran of sailing Chesapeake Bay and some other amazing waters around the globe, it's hard to name a favorite spot. But the Tobago Cays rank right up there. The Tobago Cays are an area with a 1,400-acre sand-bottom lagoon of crystal...
  • Go trolling for kingfish and catch a big wahoo

    Capt. Tom Oberrender of Killin' Time Charters was trolling for kingfish Tuesday morning out of Hillsboro Inlet Marina and also hoping to catch a wahoo. The trip aboard his boat Texas Wireline accomplished those goals, as his anglers caught kings, a cero...
  • Fiji has tropical charms for nearly any traveler's budget

    When people picture crystal-blue waters, talcum-like beaches, over-the-water huts, bluebird-colored skies and days spent in lounging in hammocks or snorkeling, they typically think of Bora Bora in French Polynesia. What many don't know is that Fiji is...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Outdoors calendar
    Nov. 22-30: First phase of the regular duck season. Dec. 6: A guided moonlight canoe trip is 7-9 p.m. at Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. Meet at the Lee Road boat ramp, west of U.S. Highway 441 in Boynton Beach, for a tour through a portion of the...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Outdoors notebook
    Lifetime licenses: Gov. Rick Scott signed an executive order Thursday to offer Lifetime Sportsman's Licenses for Florida residents 21 and younger for $500 — half the current cost of $1,000 — from Nov. 24-Dec. 31. The license covers saltwater...