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Father and Son Life Lessons: New book and local signing event highlight Polish family life with a father's strict guidance

Father and Son Life Lessons: New book and local signing event highlight Polish family life with a father's strict guidance

Early on, in his new 176-page paperback book of his childhood stories, author Richard Post, who was raised in the Polish neighborhood of Chicago known as "Goose Island" during the 1940s and 1950s, shares a vivid story about the importance his father placed on discipline:

June 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Alligator hat nets top award at 2014 WANISS May Wine Brunch

OFFBEAT: Alligator hat nets top award at 2014 WANISS May Wine Brunch

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Region native remembers Esther Williams sold pools

OFFBEAT: Region native remembers Esther Williams sold pools

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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FROM the FARM: Pope's 'Creative Cookery' and tasty turkey reason to be thankful

FROM the FARM: Pope's 'Creative Cookery' and tasty turkey reason to be thankful

Our family is thankful for how quickly my dad has been on the mend after his total knee replacement surgery last week.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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 Marshall Field's department store focus of Crete library program

Marshall Field's department store focus of Crete library program

The Crete Public Library held Remembering Marshall Field's with historian Leslie Goddard on March 6. The presentation included a detailed and entertaining slide show and lecture plus a table of memorabilia that included fashionable ladies' dress hats, hat boxes, gloves, books and plates.

April 14, 2013 12:00 am
Marshall Field's department store focus of Crete library program

Marshall Field's department store focus of Crete library program

The Crete Public Library held Remembering Marshall Field's with historian Leslie Goddard on March 6. Goddard traced the Chicago store's history from the beginning to 2006, when it was officially renamed Macy's.

April 14, 2013 12:00 am
Marshall Field's department store focus of Crete library program

Marshall Field's department store focus of Crete library program

CRETE | The Crete Public Library held Remembering Marshall Field’s with historian Leslie Goddard on March 6.

April 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: India and the elephant theme for 2013 Macy's Flower Event

OFFBEAT: India and the elephant theme for 2013 Macy's Flower Event

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 21, 2013 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Readers and donations make Hedda event great

FROM the FARM: Readers and donations make Hedda event great

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

February 13, 2013 12:00 am
Orville Redenbacher: A passion for popcorn

Orville Redenbacher: A passion for popcorn

VALPARAISO | The man who rose to become top of the poppers, Orville Redenbacher, was born in Brazil, Ind., on July 16, 1907 -- the youngest of four children.

September 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Toasting Julia Child's 100th Birthday: Culinary queen still inspires and instills the spirit of cooking up fun

Toasting Julia Child's 100th Birthday: Culinary queen still inspires and instills the spirit of cooking up fun

Joanne Urschel, of Valparaiso, has been busy for months planning a party with her friends. Like so many fans and food enthusiasts from around the world, Urschel wants to raise a glass to honor the favorite kitchen great of the last century — Julia Child.

August 14, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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