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FROM the FARM: Recipe honors 10th anniversary of first 'Farm' cookbook

FROM the FARM: Recipe honors 10th anniversary of first 'Farm' cookbook

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: AP Entertainment Writer Bob Thomas a Hollywood legend

OFFBEAT: AP Entertainment Writer Bob Thomas a Hollywood legend

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 31, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Chicago Shakespeare Theater's 'Road Show' well worth the trip

OFFBEAT: Chicago Shakespeare Theater's 'Road Show' well worth the trip

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am
"For the Boys" Film 1991

"For the Boys" Film 1991

Actor James Caan joined Bette Midler for the roles of USO entertainers Eddie Sparks and singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard, said to be based on the careers of Bob Hope and Martha Raye, for the 1991 feature film "For the Boys."

March 14, 2014 3:08 pm
An entertaining guy: Star Plaza's Charlie Blum celebrating 25 starry-eyed years

An entertaining guy: Star Plaza's Charlie Blum celebrating 25 starry-eyed years

Charlie Blum, president, CEO and talent buyer for Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville, still recalls the first "big stage entertainers" he ever purchased a ticket to see on stage.

March 12, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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Times Columnist Philip Potempa (right) with his Parents Chester and Peggy Potempa at Teibel's Valentine's Day Luncheon 2014

Times Columnist Philip Potempa (right) with his Parents Chester and Peggy Potempa at Teibel's Valentine's Day Luncheon 2014

Times Columnist Philip Potempa (right) and his parents Chester and Peggy stand at one of the display tables dedicated to USO entertainer Bob Hope, filled with personal effects from the late comedian who died at age 100 in 2003. The Potempa Family hosted their 6th Annual Valentine's Day Chari…

February 19, 2014 7:51 pm
Custom Decorated Cakes Featuring Bob Hope with Wife Dolores and His Friend Phyllis Diller

Custom Decorated Cakes Featuring Bob Hope with Wife Dolores and His Friend Phyllis Diller

Custom decorated sheet cakes, designed by Wise Way Foods Bakery in Winfield, featured Bob Hope with wife Dolores, along with the couple's friend Phyllis Diller at Sunday's charity luncheon at Teibel's raising money for Honor Flight Chicago.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Hope luncheon a success, along with cookie request

FROM the FARM: Hope luncheon a success, along with cookie request

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Charity luncheon benefits Honor Flight Chicago

Charity luncheon benefits Honor Flight Chicago

SCHERERVILLE | More than 300 people gathered Sunday at Teibel's Restaurant to raise money to send armed forces veterans in Northwest Indiana on the spring Honor Flight.

February 16, 2014 8:45 pm Photos

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Charity luncheon benefits Honor Flight Chicago

Charity luncheon benefits Honor Flight Chicago

Peter Stenberg, of Honor Flight Chicago, speaks to Munster resident and World War II re-enactor Sally Henson during Sunday's Bob Hope charity lunch event at Teibel's Restaurant in Schererville. Nearly 300 guests attended to raise funds benefiting Honor Flight Chicago.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am
Charity luncheon benefits Honor Flight Chicago

Charity luncheon benefits Honor Flight Chicago

Schererville resident Pat Moor looks through Bob Hope memorabilia, including a plaster life-cast of the late comedian's famous profile, during a charity luncheon Sunday at Teibel's Restaurant in Schererville. Proceeds from the event benefited Honor Flight Chicago.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am
Actress Hedy Lamarr with Bob Hope Perform for Soldiers at the Hollywood Canteen in 1944

Actress Hedy Lamarr with Bob Hope Perform for Soldiers at the Hollywood Canteen in 1944

Actress Hedy Lamarr and Bob Hope perform for soldiers at the Hollywood Canteen in 1944. Lamarr, who died at age 85 Jan. 19, 2000 at her home in Florida, is credited with developing the radio wave war technology that today is used in cell phones. Hope died at age 100 in July 2003.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: You're invited to Bob Hope Valentine's Day lunch at Teibel's

FROM the FARM: You're invited to Bob Hope Valentine's Day lunch at Teibel's

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am
Korea's bitter cold hard on troops

Korea's bitter cold hard on troops

For Ted Erceg, seeing Korean War refugees travel through hard-crusted snow in 40 below zero temperatures amid Siberian winds was bad. Worse yet, they were tramping through it in sandals, the former soldier originally from Gary recalled.

November 09, 2013 11:46 pm Video Related
OFFBEAT: Sunday event offers dinner and show salute for Veterans

OFFBEAT: Sunday event offers dinner and show salute for Veterans

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 06, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Bandleader Desi Arnaz (left), Frances Langford, Jerry Colonna and Bob Hope in 1949

Bandleader Desi Arnaz (left), Frances Langford, Jerry Colonna and Bob Hope in 1949

Bandleader Desi Arnaz (left), Frances Langford, Jerry Colonna and Bob Hope, shown in 1949, discuss a stage show script.

November 06, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Bob Hope and Al Capone among fishing noted names of Destin, Fla.

OFFBEAT: Bob Hope and Al Capone among fishing noted names of Destin, Fla.

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 30, 2013 12:00 am
Dinah Shore, center, with Guests, left, Dolores Hope, Bob Hope, Jim Nabors and Phyllis Diller on "Dinah!" January 1975

Dinah Shore, center, with Guests, left, Dolores Hope, Bob Hope, Jim Nabors and Phyllis Diller on "Dinah!" January 1975

Dinah Shore, center, is joined by friends Dolores and Bob Hope, left Jim Nabors and Phyllis Diller as guests during the first season of her talk show "Dinah!" for this episode aired Jan. 21, 1975.

August 07, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Lassie's Timmy and Blackhawk Denis Savard here this week

OFFBEAT: Lassie's Timmy and Blackhawk Denis Savard here this week

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 24, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: 'Buds and Blossoms' charity event is 'flower power'

OFFBEAT: 'Buds and Blossoms' charity event is 'flower power'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 11, 2013 12:00 am
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