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  • Emmaus gets ready for Christmas

     
    Workers spent Tuesday morning putting up the Christmas tree in Triangle Park in downtown Emmaus. The Emmaus Main Street Partners kick off its Old Fashion Christmas celebration Friday. Here's what is happening: FRIDAY Wine & Cheese Reception & Holiday Book...
  • Holiday music: Justin Bieber, Michael Bublé, Tony Bennett and more

     
    Assessing 2011's crop of holiday music releases from Justin Bieber, Michael Bublé, Tony Bennett, She & Him and many others....
  • Christmas and New Year's restaurant roundup

     
    Christmas and New Year's restaurant roundup....
  • Restaurant roundup: Yet more New Year's Eve options

     
    Restaurant roundup: Yet more New Year's Eve options...
  • Test Kitchen tips: Peeling chestnuts

     
    You know the holidays are just around the corner when you start spotting fresh chestnuts in the market. Wonderful as they may be to eat, chestnuts can be tricky to peel and if you've never worked with them before (or......
  • Holiday ceremony lights up downtown Dec. 2

     
    Des Plaines officials are gearing up for the annual holiday lighting ceremony, when they'll pull a giant switch to light up downtown for the holiday …...
  • Thanksgiving 2011: Restaurant roundup

     
    Thanksgiving 2011: Restaurant roundup...
  • Universal Orlando: More Mannheim Steamroller plus annual pass deal for Floridians

     
    Universal Orlando has unwrapped its holiday plans, and they include six concerts by Mannheim Steamroller. The group's return engagement to Universal Studios theme park will be on the first three Saturdays and Sundays of December. Also returning are the...
  • Italian marroni chestnuts available from Correia Farm

     
    With October comes sweater weather (OK, so it's 85 degrees out...), Halloween and chestnuts. And every year around this time comes the announcement from Correia Farm in the Sacramento Delta region that its harvest of Italian variety marroni is ready......
  • Fall Color Without the Foliage

     
    Perhaps when it comes to fall we think of the changing foliage color most. But there is more to fall as we discovered during one of our northern jaunts. This year there wasn’t as much leaf color in the northern forests – we did get some good...
  • Chicago bacon takedown!

     
    This summer, I used the “poor college student” excuse to get out of paying the full “suggested donation” at festivals. However when it came to the Bacon Takedown at Lincoln Hall, I didn't blink an eye at the $15 entry fee. Why?...