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A Guinness and Bulmers Irish Cider are served up at Murray’s Pub Bridge Inn in the Chapelizod neighborhood of Dublin, Ireland. (TribLocal photo by Kara Silva)

Guide to Irish pubs and restaurants

In case you want to have a plate of corned beef or a pint in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, here’s our guide to Irish … Read more ›

Soda bread baked in a loaf pan (Stephanie Hardiman Simon / TribLocal)

Basic Irish soda bread recipe

This isn’t a super traditional or family recipe for soda bread. Feel free to use this if you’re looking for an easy recipe or have … Read more ›

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GROUPON – Today Only!

$15 for $30 Worth of Italian Fare and Drinks Read more ›

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Cub Scout Pack 311 Pancake Breakfast

McHenry Cub Scout Pack 311 will host its annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, March 11, 2012, from 8am-12pm at the McHenry Moose Lodge, located … Read more ›

The updated 100th Anniversary app includes new features such as delicious recipes using Girl Scout Cookies, inspiring videos showcasing real Girl Scouts, sign-ups for booth sale alerts and council news, Foursquare check-in and Cookie Season countdown!
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Girl Scout “Cookie Locator” Smartphone App Gets a Makeover!

Girl Scout Cookie fans can now find nearby Girl Scout Cookie Booths by using a free Cookie Locator mobile app—now updated to celebrate the 100th … Read more ›

Valentine's Day

TribLocal Tweets: All about Valentine’s Day

From candy to dinner for two, TribLocal offered up tips for how to treat a sweetie or loved ones and asked followers about their plans for Valentine’s Day Feb. 1. Read more ›

Executive chef and MCC culinary management instructor Thomas Kaltenecker prepares for the opening of the college's new student-run restaurant Slainte last year. (Lawerence Synett/Tribune)

MCC student-run restaurant poised to reopen

The employee dining room at McHenry County College again will be transformed into a student-run restaurant for residents craving a taste of the community college’s … Read more ›


Top 10 things to do this weekend

Meditation for World Peace The Theosophical Society in America will host Meditation for World Peace, a yearly event in which people use their concentrated thought … Read more ›

With help from JEWEL-OSCO's Chef's Kitchen, party and dinner hosts can more easily pull off wonderful holiday events. (Photo: iStockPhoto/DNY59)
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JEWEL-OSCO Assists Hosts with Planning Holiday Events

'Tis the season to be jolly and party, party, party! During the coming weeks, a wide array of holiday parties and special events will be … Read more ›


Talking turkey with TribLocal

We talked to our Twitter followers about what’s going to be on their table next week and Thanksgiving traditions. Read more ›