| Oct 11, 2013
Joan Osofsky hears it all the time. Customers walk into one of her three Hammertown Barn stores and say, "Oh! I wish my house looked just like this."
Osofsky decided to try to distill the philosophy that has guided her choices for Hammertown Barn, a...
| Oct 18, 2013
Sunday, Oct. 20
Beer tasting festival Brews by the Bay will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Event features tastings of 13 beers from the Annapolis Homebrew Club. The tastings include a...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 12:57 PM
If you've been longing to try some luxury beauty products but were put off by the price tag, now might be the time to fill your makeup bag.
Nordstrom's 2013 beauty anniversary event got underway on Wednesday, offering more than 100 fragrance, cosmetic,...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:09 AM
It's Shopping Saturday! You have three days of fun ahead celebrating the Labor Day weekend. Use my long list to make a mad grab for savings with retail coupons, dining deals and fun things to do good through Monday.
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| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:55 PM
It seems there are countless anti-aging products available today, which can be both a good and bad thing. Good because all those options mean just about any age-related skin issue can be addressed, and bad because all those choices can be overwhelming....
| Apr 22, 2013
826CHI is a nonprofit writing and tutoring center dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students. 826chi.org
Tom Acitelli is author...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Just in time for Mother's Day....a gift bazaar and fashion show at the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
Titled "Runway Star Fashion Bazaar," the event is Wednesday, May 8 from 5-8 p.m. at MODS, 401 S.W. Second Street....
| May 9, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Summer is just around the corner, but its damaging rays and humidity have already arrived. We all know too much sun can damage skin and speed aging, while too much moisture can clog pores. With the right products, you can keep your skin safe from the...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 1:03 PM
A chicken barbecue April 14 to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. Don’s Thumbs Up Gang will be selling chicken halves or dinners. Pick up sites are the Community Grove in Berlin or the old BP gas station on Grant...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Free dinner at Freedom In Christ church from 5 to 7 p.m. April 14. Menu is baked chicken, scalloped potatoes, green beans, applesauce, strawberry shortcake for dessert. Comes with coffee, water and unsweetened ice tea.
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:45 PM
At the end of this year, we stop to recognize the wonderful work put out by authors living in or originally from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Here is the list of our favorite titles from 2011:
"The Year We Left Home" by Jean Thompson