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  • Central Florida 2012 Super60: No. 12, Vegas Harley, QB, Mount Dora

    Central Florida 2012 Super60: No. 12, Vegas Harley, QB, Mount Dora
    On Sunday, we will release the latest update in our 2012 Central Florida Super60 and we are counting down the Top 12 (SuperDozen) leading up to the release:   Ask any coach who's seen him, any coach who's played against him, and you'll hear some very...
  • What are Illinois' five favorite farmers markets?

    What are Illinois' five favorite farmers markets?
    So, what are Illinois' five most beloved farmers markets? Before you peek at the answers below close your eyes and think of a few guesses. Now that you have a few in mind, read on. According to a Farmland.org poll, which published preliminary results...
  • Farm dinner at Slagel Family Farm worth squealing about

    Farm dinner at Slagel Family Farm worth squealing about
    We love farm dinners. They let you escape the stress of the city. The food is usually super fresh. And we always end up in interesting conversations with new friends we meet at the long communal dinner tables. There are a lot of farm dinners scheduled...
  • Dose Market returns Sunday with pop up teahouse and Grant Achatz cocktails

    If you like to blend exclusive food and fashion then Dose Market is the place to be this Sunday. This week the monthly market, located in the River East Arts Center (435 E Illinois), will feature fashions by Chalk, a pop up tea house by X-Marx and Rare...
  • Local ice cream makers face shutdown by state

    Local ice cream makers face shutdown by state
    A few years ago, Kris Swanberg, having been laid-off from her job as a Chicago Public School teacher, remembered she received an ice cream maker as a wedding gift. TheChicago mom fished it out of her kitchen cabinet and eventually started a new career....
  • Illinois adults getting fatter each year

    Illinois adults getting fatter each year
    Illinois’ adults have grown more obese than ever, according to the latest “F as in Fat” report released today by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation.  Last year the report ranked Illinois 28th...
  • 72,000 Pounds of Chicken Salad is Recalled

    72,000 Pounds of Chicken Salad is Recalled
    LOS ANGELES -- The discovery of hard plastic inside packages prompted a nationwide recall of 72,000 pounds of canned chicken salad sold nationwide under several labels. The Suter Company is recalling 8.2-ounce packages of the "Bumble Bee Lunch on the Run...
  • Tax time also a chance to combat Illinois hunger

    Tax time also a chance to combat Illinois hunger
    There are few silver linings to tax time. But those who are concerned about hunger in our state, which has grown again this year, can use it as a time to help out state hunger relief organizations. Each Illinois income tax form comes with the...
  • Take Metra to your biking getaway

    Take Metra to your biking getaway
    Prices at the fuel pump putting a crimp into your getaway plans? Leave your gas guzzler in the garage and take a close-to-home minivacation by train and bike. The McHenry County Prairie Trail passes within blocks of the downtown Metra station in...
  • Something to sing about on the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad

    Something to sing about on the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad
    On a sultry summer's eve, the tables in the courtyard of the Alys restaurant at La Veta Inn are crowded with folks lingering after they've finished their meals, enjoying the music of local singer-songwriter Will Dudley. Hold on to your hat when you cross...
  • Priest scrutinized in property transaction

    Priest scrutinized in property transaction
    By her bedside, Waleria Krzemien kept a photograph of her trusted pastor, the Rev. Thaddeus Dzieszko of St. Constance Roman Catholic Church on Chicago's Northwest Side. Now authorities are examining the circumstances under which "Father Ted" became...
  • Pakistani mangoes hit Chicago and the U.S.

    Pakistani mangoes hit Chicago and the U.S.
    Despite a recent souring of U.S.-Pakistan relations, a new trade development promises to sweeten things up. It’s the debut of Pakistani mangoes, the first shipment of which touched down at O’Hare on Thursday night. After a quick trip to...