| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:38 PM
I note with great displeasure in your June 27 edition that we are again going to put on a hot dog-eating contest in Granville Gude Park to celebrate the Glorious Sixth.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, 60 million Americans are now obese, and...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:15 AM
I don't think about food, except in the sense that when my kids are hungry, they need it fast. I know that's bad.
My poor planning often means running to the freezer to dig out chicken nuggets or fish sticks or a pizza to pop into the oven or turning to...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Start the Independence Day celebrations early - or extend them through the weekend - with these special restaurant deals.
Plan B Burger Bar, 1000 West Columbus Avenue, Springfield, hosts a "backyard barbecue" with a view of the Springfield fireworks...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The Waynesboro Summer Jubilee Committee is actively preparing for its 17th annual patriotic celebration to be held on the Fourth of July on the grounds across from Waynesboro Hospital.
This year’s festivities will be highlighted by local musical...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Geneva Baptist to have clothing give-away
Genva Baptist Church will have a clothing give-away on Saturday, July 6 at the church from 9 a.m. to ??? Also, there will be a pre-registration for Vacation Bible School at this time from noon until 2 p.m. Hot...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:30 AM
It's grilling season and chances are you'll be making that ever-important cookout decision: hot dog or hamburger? Some people, no doubt, are cheering "Both!" But if you're trying to make a healthier choice, then the registered dietitian in me knows that...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:11 PM
I hope to drop weight this summer.
The Orange County Fair has other plans. I may as well wait until New Year's to break my resolution.
The theme of the July 12 to Aug. 11 shindig is "Come & Get It." The "It" to come and get is batter-slathered, deep-...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Omar Ibrahim, a relative newcomer to Hampden, went to the Roosevelt Park pool for the first time Saturday, and was impressed that it cost only $2 to get in.
The next day, Ibrahim came back with his three children — not knowing it was Friends and...
| Jun 20, 2013
To the right of the counter at Brother Tim's Vegetarian Fast Food, a photo of a lean African-American man, at work in a kitchen, grinning, leaps out from the faded page of a decades-old news clipping. The story opens, "Tim Thompson is a one man crusade...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Sitting around a table at Duplex on Third in Beverly Hills, the cast and writers of ‘Forev’ considered whether they would marry someone after knowing them just one day.
With two in favor of giving it a shot and three opposed, the group...
| Jun 13, 2013
Logan Square hot dog stand Redhot Ranch is opening a second location in Lakeview this fall.
Located at 3055 N. Ashland Ave., the second location will sell the same Depression Dogs,Vienna hot dogs wrapped with fries, and French-fried shrimp as the...