Enjoy holiday dining and festive treats close to home

Enjoy holiday dining and festive treats close to home
Local restaurants, bakeries, bars, and food stores offer a great selection in holiday dining and gifts. Take a break from the busy holiday season and enjoy a bite to eat or a glass of holiday cheer, or purchase a gift of food right here in the community.
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Dining experience for kids
Dress up and have fun learning the lost art of etiquette, conversation and fine cuisine at the #RetroKidsBigBearLake petite multi-course dining experience 3 p.m. Dec. 20 at Sweet Basil Bistro. Recommended for mature elementary through high school age kids.
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A Collection of Adirondack Restaurants Offering Casual to Fine Dining
In the Adirondacks, there are a range of dining options, from casual to formal, all set amid the natural beauty of the six-million acre park. You can enjoy a romantic evening for two under the stars, or enjoy a night out with the whole family. The cuisine …
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Longtime Boise bowling alley to close, will be replaced by roller skating rink

Longtime Boise bowling alley to close, will be replaced by roller skating rink
BOISE – After nearly 60 years of strikes and spares, a Boise bowling mainstay will close its doors at the end of June. 20th Century Lanes announced on its Facebook page that its lease offer has been rejected by the property’s owners, and that a new tenant …
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Bowling alley helps victims, including a monkey
Among the places to open their doors to victims of Harvey’s flooding is a bowling alley in the coastal Texas city of Port Arthur. Max Bowl general manager Jeff Tolliver says firefighters called Tuesday night to ask him to turn off the venue’s alarm system.
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Inside Scotiabank’s new Digital Factory, with a bowling alley, a speakeasy behind a safe, and 18,000 square feet of whiteboards
Sure, Scotiabank’s Digital Factory, a cool new space dedicated to digital innovation (and the first of its kind globally), has a neon-lit bowling alley and a vaulted speakeasy bar—but those aren’t even the coolest parts for staff. Digital Banking SVP …
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Keith Olbermann tells baseball to close Hall of Fame, start over

sportKeith Olbermann tells baseball to close Hall of Fame, start over
As usual this time of the year, baseball fans and pundits are spending time thinking about whether the Hall of Fame voting system is broken and how to fix it. Soon enough, pitchers and catchers will report for spring training and we’ll stop worrying …
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Ohio State coach Urban Meyer’s short-lived baseball career ended by injury and
They don’t know because injury and disappointment cut short Meyer’s baseball dream. He lasted less than two full seasons, 44 games spread over the Gulf Coast League and rookie-level Appalachian League in 1982 and 1983. Meyer hit .182 with one home …
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Professional baseball player excoriated for attempting to get into baseball
As any HBT reader knows, there is a cottage industry devoted to stories about baseball players getting into shape in the offseason. Claims are made about workout regimens, photos of slimmed-down or bulked-up players are posted to social media and the …
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