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Deluxe Bloody Marys are the latest savory trend in the Region

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Stop by any restaurant, and you’ll begin to notice with increasing frequency the trend of deluxe Bloody Marys. The savory cocktail isn’t just a hair-of-the-dog brunch fixture anymore. Now, you can order a Bloody Mary for your main course. Skewers stacked high with olives, pickles, sausage, cheese, bacon, peppers, even whole cheeseburgers adorn these decadent drinks, which have become staples on menus everywhere.

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Offshore, the largest rooftop deck in the country, opens atop iconic Navy Pier this month

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Prepare for brand new views of Chicago’s magnificent skyline with the official opening of Offshore, the nation’s largest rooftop built for Chicago and its locals atop one of the city’s most iconic buildings, Navy Pier, this May. Offshore, a stunning, chic 36,000 sq. ft. all-seasons/all-weather venue will offer Chicagoans a full-service luminous bar and world-class kitchen, terraces, seven cozy fire pits, an entertainment and gaming area, and multiple large social gathering spaces. Sure to be one of the city’s and the country’s hottest destinations, this sexy and sophisticated space sits on the third floor atop Navy Pier’s Festival Hall at 1000 East Grand, and offers panoramic, unmatched views of Lake Michigan and the city skyline.

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Sand Creek Country Club welcomes families and friends to beloved Easter brunch

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Families and loved ones gathered at Sand Creek Country Club to celebrate Easter Sunday. Guests enjoyed an array of lunch, breakfast, and dessert options including an omelet station, prime rib carving station, breakfast buffet, dessert table, and more.

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Four Winds Casino Resort invites residents to Uncork and Unwind at 5th annual wine tasting event

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Glasses clinked and music filled the air for the exclusive Uncork and Unwind event at the Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Michigan.

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Dining Specials Offered at Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa this April


Blue-Chip-Dining-August-2017 Celebrate Easter on Sunday, April 21, with a Prime Rib Brunch at Options from 8am to 11am for $22.99 plus tax, and a Prime Rib and Seafood Dinner buffet from Noon to 8pm for $26.99 plus tax. Add a one-pound bucket of snow crab for $9.99.

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Cape Line beverages make for perfect summer sippers

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Spiked seltzers have become increasingly popular over the past several years. A lighter alternative to beer, and a less sweet alternative to flavored malt beverages (FMBs) like Mike’s Hard Lemonade, spiked seltzers let drinkers sip and excuse the worries of typical headaches and calories. While some have found spiked seltzers too bland enjoy with sincerity, Indiana Beverage just began distributing a new line of beverages that cuts through this outlook — Cape Line.

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Portage maps out location for second Hooters Restaurant

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April Fools!

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The History of the King Cake

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Alongside masks, parades and gaudy costume jewelry lies a sweet Mardi Gras tradition with a colorful history: the King Cake.

The roots of this sweet treat date back to European, pre-Christian pagan harvest celebrations, where sacrifice was a part of common tradition. At the beginning of every sacred harvest, several men gathered to eat cake that contained just one bean or coin in it. Whoever stumbled upon the trick mid-bite was chosen to be the “sacred king.” The sacred king was treated as such--up until the end of the harvest, that is. After about a year, the sacrifice took place..!

When Christianity extended its reach throughout the world, the king cake tradition was adopted and used to honor the three wise men who visited Jesus. The cake was...

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Dining Specials Offered at Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa this March


Blue-Chip-Dining-August-2017 Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a delicious buffet at Options on Sunday, March 17 from 3pm to 8pm for $26.99 plus tax. Enjoy traditional Irish favorites, including corned beef and cabbage, prime rib, shepherd's pie, beer-battered fish, Guinness beef stew, bangers and mash, bubble and squeak and more, plus the Sunday Southern Comfort Menu.

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Dining Specials Offered at Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa this February


Blue-Chip-Dining-August-2017 William B’s Steakhouse features a Valentine’s Day Special Chateaubriand Dinner for Two featuring a Caesar Salad, Chicken Consommé, Sliced Filet Mignon, Fingerling Potatoes, Sautéed Brussels Sprouts, Sauce Béarnaise and Chef Rudy’s Chocolate Duet for $120 from Wednesday, February 13 through Sunday, February 17. Reservations are required.

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Pulaski County Tips a Hat to Tippy's Owner

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Sheila Hazemi-Jimenez always wanted to own her own pizza place, even from the time she was a child. Since taking ownership of Tippy’s in Pulaski County in 2016, she has been able to make that dream come true, and even expand to a bigger and newer facility.

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