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St. Mary kicks off fall fun German style

September 16, 2019 by T.J. Kremer III, Editor Life & Arts, Living

With fall right around the corner, more than 800 people helped St. Mary Church in Mokena celebrate with its sixth annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, Sept. 14.

And, not wanting the adults to have all the fun, Kinderfest...

Good eats means good treats for veterans

by T.J. Kremer III, Editor Life & Arts, Living

A steak or chicken dinner with all the trimmings for $15 is a good deal. A $15 steak or chicken dinner with all the trimmings where the money goes to help support veterans at home and overseas is a great deal.

The...

Drink a beer, help support law enforcement family

by T.J. Kremer III, Editor Life & Arts, Living

Police officers don’t often encourage people to chug-a-lug, unless those people are doing so in a responsible manner. And that’s exactly what scores of patrons at Tribes Beer Company and Taproom did on Sept. 4, as Tribes unveiled its...

Get Out of Town! — Sweet emotions: A day on the road, eating far from bland

by Heather Warthen, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Living

I can still remember the taste of the buttery sweet caramels I often received from my mom and grandma during our day trips to Geneva as a little girl. Whether or not they were small bribes for behaving while they shopped didn’t matter...