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  • Long Beach's Beachwood Brewing named brewpub of the year

    Long Beach's Beachwood Brewing named brewpub of the year
    Long Beach's Beachwood Brewing has a couple more medals to add to its trophy case after the Great American Beer Fest (GABF) was held in Denver over the weekend, including "large brewpub of the year."  Beachwood Brewing also earned a coveted gold medal...
  • Park Ridge flips on floodwater plan

    Park Ridge flips on floodwater plan
    Park Ridge is still in need of a floodwater strategy for the Country Club neighborhood after leaders on Monday changed their minds and decided not to review a plan they rejected earlier this year as too little and too expensive. The City Council...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Highland Park golf course expected to lose $190K

    Highland Park golf course expected to lose $190K
    Highland Park officials hope better marketing and improved weather cast a sunnier picture next year for the city-owned Highland Park Country Club, which is projected to lose about $190,000 this year. Before the City Council on Monday night,...
  • 21K Jack o' lanterns carved at Highwood festival

    21K Jack o' lanterns carved at Highwood festival
    Chilly weather and sporadic wind gusts didn't keep patrons from the fifth annual Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival, as officials estimated over 90,000 guests for the recent, three-day weekend. In a departure from chasing Boston's 2006 "world record" of...
  • Tampa's Boca restaurant coming next week to Winter Park

     Tampa's Boca restaurant coming next week to Winter Park
    Boca will open its restaurant doors next week in Winter Park, bringing a popular eatery from Tampa's Hyde Park to Central Florida. Boca is a "farm to table" restaurant serving dishes such as free-range chicken breast, gluten free pasta shrimp and...
  • Adult & Continuing Education

    WINDSOR LOCKS - Several classes are still open for enrollment at Windsor Locks Adult & Continuing Education which serves those who live or work in Windsor Locks & East Granby. Residents from other towns are also welcome. Classes are held at Windsor...
  • At the Food Market, a one-night-only truffle dinner

    At the Food Market, a one-night-only truffle dinner
      The folks at The Food Market have truffles on their mind -- black truffles, white truffles, black and white truffles together.  Chef Chad Gauss will be featuring those lovely truffles at 7 p.m. Thursday in a "One-Night Truffle Dinner." The four-...
  • 23 McDonald's food offerings that should come to Florida

    23 McDonald's food offerings that should come to Florida
    As sales slump, McDonald's is planning to overhaul its U.S. menu by adding more customizable options and even add new items to appeal to regional tastes.  In a conference call with investors Tuesday, chief executive Don Thompson noted that McDonald's...