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  • Holiday events in Northbrook and Glenview

    Holiday events in Northbrook and Glenview
    Northbrook and Glenview area residents can get into the holiday spirit with a variety of special events ranging from ice skating shows to gingerbread house workshops. Families can kick off the holiday season with a parade and party on Nov. 29 at Jackman...
  • Holiday shoppers spring into action

    Holiday shoppers spring into action
    Sisters Kim and Karla Duenas of Tinley Park said they started their holiday shopping at 1 a.m. on Black Friday. About eight hours later, Kim, 21, and Karla, 14, were resting up in easy chairs at a sitting area inside the Orland Square Mall, weary but...
  • Restaurant calories and government appetites

    Restaurant calories and government appetites
    On Thursday, hundreds of millions of Americans risked obesity, heart disease and indigestion by eating large quantities of food with no precise knowledge of the caloric content. If many of them felt regret on Friday, it was not because they were duped...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Giving thanks, A to Z (CdM-style)

    A... Arthur Pescan. This Corona del Mar High School junior seems to do it all — cross country, the school musical, class president, mock trial, standing up to an angry crowd to support a new school sports complex. A school board trustee once said...
  • Biz News: Costa Mesa tea bar to close

    Seventh Tea Bar in Costa Mesa will close Dec. 31 after nearly two years in business. The bar opened in January 2013 in OC Mix, part of the South Coast Collection shopping center on Hyland Avenue. The bar is owned by Jeff and Christa Duggan, who also...
  • Border Towns Should Beware Springfield Casino

    Border Towns Should Beware Springfield Casino
    Towns that border Massachusetts had better prepare for the costly and more violent crime that might follow a new casino in Springfield. A study by a state university professor has found that the value of property stolen in several southeastern...
  • A bleaker 'Breakfast Club'

    A bleaker 'Breakfast Club'
    Rocky Costanzo will admit he wasn't exactly Mr. Congeniality in school. "I was kind of a bully," said Costanzo. "I wasn't really bad, but it was peer pressure to impress your friends by being a jerk." Though Costanzo, 41, of Huntington Beach, hasn't...
  • L.A. voters won't be offered cash prizes in March city election

    L.A. voters won't be offered cash prizes in March city election
    A controversial proposal to offer cash prizes to Los Angeles voters is dead — at least for next year's city elections. Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson said this week that he wanted more time to consider the idea of using money or...
  • Tony Orlando's 'Great American Christmas' comes to Bethlehem

    Tony Orlando's 'Great American Christmas' comes to Bethlehem
    Singer Tony Orlando says his career has been a gift — from "Halfway to Paradise," his first hit as a 16-year-old in 1961, to "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree" in 1973, one of the best-selling songs of all time, Another of his gifts...
  • Ethiopian lunch buffet Wednesdays at Mariam's Restaurant

    Give your workday a lunchtime boost on Wednesdays when Mariam's Restaurant — a casual center city Allentown eatery that specializes in Ethiopian cuisine — suspends regular lunch service for a bountiful buffet brimming with exotic tastes. A...
  • Restaurant review: Caramella in Emmaus matures but has same ice cream cafe style

    Restaurant review: Caramella in Emmaus matures but has same ice cream cafe style
    Emmaus' ice cream and sandwich shop, formerly Creamery on Main, changed owners and its name about four months ago. Now Caramella Grille & Creamery, the restaurant has matured without losing its casual cafe style. The menu's been altered. Salads, scratch...