| Jul 1, 2010
| 10:34 AM
6717 111th Ave
South Haven, MI 49090
Seedling Summer Fresh Fruit Smoothie
Approximately 8 oz fruit (raspberries, blueberries)
4 oz cider
4 oz ice
Best fruits for smoothies...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 7:21 AM
3rd Annual Lincoln Square Christkindl Market
December 3 - 5
Austrian Apfel Strudel
There are many variations of this dish. This version is very simple and originates from the region around Graz-Austria....
| Jul 8, 2010
Chicago is filled with reasons to celebrate in the summertime. The major one, of course? It's not winter.
We all have our own list of the joys of summer. At the very top of mine is power shopping — outdoors!
Throughout the city and suburbs,...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 9:16 AM
Pat Powers, 55, who lives in Wicker Park, walked south down Ashland Avenue this morning. He had a three-mile walk ahead of him to the Marriot at Medical District/UIC, 625 S. Ashland Ave., where he was meeting his boss.
He called the dire warnings...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Are you in the Loop when it comes to knowing the ins and outs of the "L"?
If all you know about the Green Line is that it's a Goose Island beer, you're in luck. Two Chicago groups are offering tours this summer that detail the intricacies of the CTA....
| Mar 11, 2011
| 8:44 PM
For about 40 years, the military dog tag that once rested on the chest of Navy Lt. j.g. William DeGroff was a lost treasure.
For two decades it lingered on a Nevada mountain among the wreckage of the young airman’s plane. For two more decades, it...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Isla Pillipina 2501 West Lawrence Avenue Try It: Lumpia Shanghai (mini eggroll) or Crispy Pata (pig knuckle)
Located in a small strip-mall in Lincoln Square is one of the most authentic Philippine restaurants I've encountered. Isla...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 2:26 PM
It’s easy to find people carrying on Thanksgiving traditions, but editors wanted me to find the exact opposite of that for a story about when old traditions end and new ones begin.
In a recent online survey on Allrecipes.com, 16 percent of...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 7:22 AM
4th Annual Lincoln Square Christkindl Market
December 2 - 4
4700 N. Lincoln Avenue
Friday, Noon -10:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:18 AM
It all started in a private home in 1957 with a small group of folk guitarists learning the chords to “Sloop John B.” Now 55 years later Frank Hamilton, Win Stracke and the other founders of the Old Town School of Folk Music would hardly...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Years ago, drinking locally wasn't about sipping the beer made in your city -- it meant drinking the beer from your neighborhood. Prohibition and the rise of conglomerates put an end to that habit.
But the craft-beer boom has turned drinkers toward local...