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  • Visitors won't find Napa too shaken

    Visitors won't find Napa too shaken
    NAPA, Calif. — Despite extensive shaking at 3:20 a.m. Aug. 24 with a magnitude-6 earthquake along the little known West Napa fault, wine country tourists should be largely unaffected. Sipping as usual already has resumed throughout the Napa...
  • Cycling, Cultural Fests To Fill Downtown Hartford

    Cycling, Cultural Fests To Fill Downtown Hartford
    The Connecticut Cycling Festival kicks off a weekend of competitive amateur and professional biking in Hartford on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21, hosted by the Connecticut Cycling Advancement Program and BikeWalkCT. Saturday's event, called the...
  • Everything you need to know about how restaurant tipping works

    Everything you need to know about how restaurant tipping works
    Tipping seems like a simple transaction between two parties. You eat at a restaurant, you experience good service, and in a show of gratitude you voluntarily leave the server a bonus $5 gratuity, a monetary pat on the back for a job well done. Of...
  • Does sales tax apply to take-out food? That depends

    Does sales tax apply to take-out food? That depends
    Bud recently went to a Subway outlet in La Mirada. He says he was charged a sales tax, even though his order was to-go. His question is straightforward: Can a California restaurant charge sales tax for take-out food? And the answer, as in many tax...
  • Anaheim Packing House is packed to rafters with eclectic restaurants

    Anaheim Packing House is packed to rafters with eclectic restaurants
    The new Anaheim Packing House is a well-chosen collection of more than 20 small restaurants housed on two floors, with seating areas up and down and outside too. The eating spots are wonderfully eclectic with an emphasis on local, sustainable and/or...
  • An eclectic dining mix at the Taste at Figat7th

    An eclectic dining mix at the Taste at Figat7th
    The Taste is the dining showcase at the Figat7th shopping center, a collection of local restaurants on the main floor of a mall that also houses Target, H&M and Zara. It's not your regular mall eats: Indian food, handmade Japanese soba, Korean barbecue...
  • Residents, businesses brace for CTA California Blue Line station closure

    Residents, businesses brace for CTA California Blue Line station closure
    Erik Gonzalez typically drives from his Northwest Side home to the CTA California Blue Line station on weekdays to park on the street and ride the Blue Line to the University of Illinois at Chicago for class. But starting next week, Gonzalez, who...
  • Another political pickle? Federal deputies spotted at the Capitol

    Federal agents came knocking at the state Capitol again this week. News of the raid spread fast, and sight of the deputies sent rumors swirling around the marble hallways. But this time a sandwich shop, not an elected official, was targeted. In...
  • Labor Ruling: Facebook Posts Were Protected Speech

    Labor Ruling: Facebook Posts Were Protected Speech
    A former bartender/waitress and a former cook at a Watertown sports bar are owed both their old jobs and back pay by Sept. 5, because their 2011 firing for critical Facebook comments was ruled illegal. While a National Labor Relations Board decision...
  • Yoko Ono publicist sues Batali eatery in NYC over 'homophobic' flap

    NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Yoko Ono's publicist is suing Eataly, celebrity chef Mario Batali's New York food emporium, claiming the bouncers at the popular Manhattan eatery shouted homophobic slurs at him and hurled him through a glass window. Kip...
  • Billy Corgan, a Pumpkin at Ravinia

    Billy Corgan, a Pumpkin at Ravinia
    Billy Corgan's booking this Saturday night at Ravinia somehow is both odd and logical. The odd part is imagining the ferocious/sensitive '90s alternative-rock god howling, "Despite all my rage I am still just a rat in a cage!" to a lawn full of...