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  • What's keeping the housing market from reaching its full potential?

    What if they threw a housing recovery and nobody showed up? That thesis is not exactly accurate: Millions of people will have purchased homes this year, perhaps not at breakneck speed, but they are buying. According to the National Assn. of Realtors,...
  • Get your feast to-go: Thanksgiving 2014 dining guide

    Get your feast to-go: Thanksgiving 2014 dining guide
    Thanksgiving is two weeks away already, and if you're not going to make your own turkey dinner — or make reservations at Melisse or Bouchon or any of the other great L.A restaurants serving the holiday feast — then it's time to order some to-...
  • 11/17: Business events

    11/17: Business events
    Chamber East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m. third Saturday, Lisa's Kountry Café, 23911 State Road 46, Sorrento. Details: http://www.elcchamber.com or 352-383-8801. West Orange: networking groups, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Mimi's Cafe, 3130 Daniels...
  • Bike stolen by 'Stroller Gang' in Wicker Park recovered, police say

    Bike stolen by 'Stroller Gang' in Wicker Park recovered, police say
    A $700 custom-made bike has been recovered after a band of young people dubbed the "Stroller Gang" stole it and tip money from a Wicker Park pizzeria over the weekend. About noon Saturday, a group of five young people, one of whom was pushing a...
  • Thanksgiving made easy by Chicago restaurants

    Thanksgiving made easy by Chicago restaurants
    Here are a few Chicago restaurants that will feed you for $25 or less—just be sure to tip generously—it is a holiday, after all). Reserve a spot early! »   The Chicago Diner, 3411 N. Halsted St. The Lakeview location of this legendary...
  • Breakfast with Ina: Greek diner 2.0

    Breakfast with Ina: Greek diner 2.0
    I've spoken to food writers, culinary historians and asked three food vendors in the Randolph Street Market how the Greek diner came into being. And no one knows for sure. "Roadfood" author Michael Stern, who, with Jane Stern, perfected the genre of...
  • Ira Winderman: NBA's gambling fantasy? Bosh: 'It is a slippery slope'

    Ira Winderman: NBA's gambling fantasy? Bosh: 'It is a slippery slope'
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver hinted it was coming, pushed for it Friday in an op-ed piece in The New York Times, and now the NBA is buying in. Literally. Before Silver and players' union leader Michele Roberts got into their revenue spat, the NBA...
  • Cheddar's leader is former Darden exec

    Cheddar's leader is former Darden exec
    A former Orlando restaurant executive has taken the top role at Cheddar's Casual Cafe restaurants and is expanding the low-cost casual dining chain in Central Florida. Ian Baines, CEO at the Dallas-based company, visited Orlando last week to open a...
  • Functional furniture, creative placement goes a long way at a holiday party

    Functional furniture, creative placement goes a long way at a holiday party
    Without a doubt, holiday parties are what truly put us in the spirit of the season. “Gathering friends and family in one spot can seem like a miracle in and of itself, as loved ones are often scattered across multiple areas,” said Gina Ward,...
  • Broadway review: 'The River,' starring Hugh Jackman

    Broadway review: 'The River,' starring Hugh Jackman
    NEW YORK - Anyone who has had more than one lover — or been with someone who has been so lucky — has confronted the same dangerous moment. We all have passions. Perhaps a special place at a resonant time of day, such as sunset over some...
  • Boy Scouts gather for Mountain Man Rendezvous

    The weather was freezing cold the weekend of Nov. 14-16, but members of Boy Scouts Troops 72 and 13 of Colchester showed their mettle when they braved the elements at a two-night, three-day encampment at the Cohen Woodlands Wildlife Preserve from Friday...