McGinnis Pub treats Local Patrons

     It’s St. Patrick’s Day  every day at McGinnis Irish Pub in Michigan City, Indiana. You’ll find a authentic Irish food with corned beef and cabbage and all the fixins.    It’s not too often you’ll find some vegetarian friendly items at an Irish pub – like an veggie burger or a burger with…

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Yats Cajun Restaurant Opens In Valparaiso

       Yats is a local Cajun Creole restaurant recently opened in Valparaiso, Indiana. Yats’ food is New Orleans inspired stews and sauces that are deeply satisfying and served over a bed of rice with Cajun buttered bread. Their food is New Orleans inspired sauces that are deeply satisfying with a touch of spice.     …

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Wildrose Brewing in Griffith

Four region dudes and a chick all started home brewing together on their block in Schererville, Indiana – Wildrose Lane. After winning several awards, and various comments from tasters, they realized that their home brewed Craft Beer was as good if not better than many crafter beers on the market. After much planning the five…

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Tips for Winter Emergencies

    In case of inclement weather and a loss of power, here are some tips of what to do at home if you’re “snowed in.” This post has Tips on what to store, and how to keep your house warmer, and certain dangers involved with emergency procedures.  Gather Emergency Supplies: * A battery powered NOAA…

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Winter Travel Tips

ITEMS TO KEEP IN YOUR CAR: • Gloves & Hat • Small Camping Shovel • Bag Of Salt • A Flare & Distress Flag • A flashlight • Boots • Spare Tire • Ice Scraper • Change of Clothes, (in case you get wet) • Blankets • Candle & Matches (to keep warm in case…

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Healthy Holiday Treats

     WHETHER LOW-FAT, LOW-CAL, OR LOW-CARB, HEALTHFUL WRAPS CAN BE FUN, FESTIVE AND EASY TREATS FOR HOLIDAY MEALS AND PARTIES      To help ensure that holiday foods are healthful as well as festive, the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) has developed innovative recipes for wraps that can serve many purposes as appetizers,…

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The Truth About Balding

by Mindy Gajdik Have you noticed that it seems more people are balding? Why would that be? There are a few reasons. It is true, that genetics are a big part of it. Some of balding is in the DNA, but the other factors effecting balding can be your lifestyle. Poor diet can be a…

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Know the 10 Signs Of Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association has seen a rise in calls to its 24-hour helpline, 800-272-3900, during and after the holiday season when people return home and visit with friends and family whom they may not see as frequently during the year. The Alzheimer’s Association encourages anyone to call their helpline if they have a question or…

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“A Q Brothers Christmas Carol” at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre is Fresh, Cheeky and Fun!

***** Highly Recommended ***** Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre is rocking once again with the return of “A Q Brothers Christmas Carol”.  Please note: this is not “A Christmas Carol” as Dickens wrote it, instead Ebenezer Scrooge and the Dickens gang are yanked into the 21st century!  Fresh, cheeky, fun and very original, I give…

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Joan Crawford returns in “Christmas Dearest”

**** Recommended **** “Christmas Dearest”, the latest campy parody from Hell in a Handbag Productions is hilarious.  David Cerda’s Joan Crawford is at her bitchy best!  The plot is silly and predictable, but you just can’t help laughing at this show!  Gotta love it, I give it 3 ½ Spotlights. “Christmas Dearest” runs through December…

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