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  • Restaurants create picnics-to-go

    Restaurants create picnics-to-go
    As summer floats on, picnic season continues to flourish, whether it be in the form of picnic baskets in the park or boxed lunches and dinners enjoyed beach or poolside. But even better than the do-it-yourself mode of preparation is the takeout option:...
  • Back-to-school coupons & deals

    Back-to-school coupons & deals
    If you're back-to-school shopping this weekend before public school starts Monday, I've got loads of savings and deals for you. The average family will spend more than $669 on school necessities this year, says a National Retail Federation survey. Fight...
  • Sweat off the pounds at Hot Yoga Hut

    If the summer hasn't brought enough heat for you, consider stopping by the Lehigh Valley's newest yoga studio, Hot Yoga Hut. The Bethlehem business, which held a grand opening July 13 at 2108 Union Blvd. (in Lehigh Shopping Center), offers yoga...
  • Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

     Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
    Dorri McWhorter, the shoe-obsessed, Beyonce-referencing, financially minded CEO of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, leans on the kitchen island of her Chinatown loft as she draws arrows on a piece of paper. It looks like a bunch of scribbles. But it's...
  • Journalist says he was attacked at Ferguson looting scene

    Independent photo journalist Abe Van Dyke said Friday he was punched by looters and his camera equipment damaged after police began firing tear gas. "Things just went out of control really quick," said Van Dyke, a Waukesha, Wis., resident. First, Van...
  • Parking issues vex Burbank merchants

    Parking issues vex Burbank merchants
    A group of Magnolia Park merchants has asked the city to crack down on parking enforcement and add tougher parking restrictions on their block, arguing that customer traffic has suffered due to a local cafe "monopolizing" area parking. Ten merchants...
  • Schools aim for restaurant-style service in lunchrooms

    Schools aim for restaurant-style service in lunchrooms
    No one would confuse the cafeteria line at Crystal Lake Elementary in Seminole County with a restaurant. But that hasn't stopped the school from aiming for a "restaurant-quality" experience. That includes using black plastic ware and serving split-top...
  • Summer eating in Chicago

    Summer eating in Chicago
    After a frigid and snowy winter — that lasted what, six months? — it appears that summer is finally here. Which makes it time for my annual Summer Eating List. Patterned after the summer reading lists that haunted my school-age summers, this...
  • Beer and BBQ: Pairing beer with barbecue

    Beer and BBQ: Pairing beer with barbecue
    Beer has a knack for complementing our most endearing comfort foods — you wouldn't pair hot dogs, hamburgers and pizza with wine, would you? — but it maintains a particularly fond relationship with barbecue. Beer's bubbly brightness cuts...
  • In a piña colada renaissance, La Gigante rises at Warwick

    In a piña colada renaissance, La Gigante rises at Warwick
    When was the last time you had a piña colada? When was the last time you had a piña colada served in a pineapple? When was the last time you had a piña colada served in a pineapple at a nightclub in Hollywood?  It sounds like an improbable scenario,...
  • Mott St. celebrates Bon Appetit nod with weekend party

    Mott St. celebrates Bon Appetit nod with weekend party
    The folks at Mott St. (1401 N. Ashland Ave., 773-687-9977), jubilant at being named one of Bon Appetit magazine's "Best New Restaurants in America," are celebrating with an outdoor weekend party. From 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Mott St.'s beer garden...