Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Your Thanksgiving football could be shirts-and-skins as temperatures will remain remarkably warm throughout this week.
Call it global warming, call it coincidence, but even as we march towards the end of November—a time for snow, some might say!—we are instead seeing temperatures that look more like outdoor-sports weather. If your Thanksgiving Day plans involve football in a Wheaton park, you will likely be enjoying some quite warm weather for the season; don't wear more than a T-shirt. And in general, keep the heavy clothing packed away... at least until Friday night (projected at below freezing.) Here's your weather: Tuesday: Mostly cloudy through the day and into the night. High 50s during the day, low of 40 at night. Wednesday: Sunny, with areas of dense fog during the day, mostly clear at night. Low 60s during the day, mid 40s at night. Thursday: …
Monday, November 19, 2012
The DuPage County Health Department offers tips to avoid illness with safe food preparation this Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving is Thursday and the DuPage County Health Department urges residents to handle food safely to prevent foodborne illnesses. The improper thawing, storing, cooking and serving of roast turkey, along with improper or lack of hand washing, can lead to the growth of harmful bacteria like salmonella, according to a release from the health department. The Health Department offers these tips for preparing a Thanksgiving turkey safely: Information courtesy of a press release from the DuPage County Health Department.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
While he gets his fill of Patch, a gobbler gets out of dodge.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Town Square Wheaton will kick off the holiday shopping season with extended hours Friday, Nov. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 25.
Town Square Wheaton will kick off the holiday shopping season with extended hours on Black Friday and the rest of the weekend. Stores will be open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Black Friday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The same holiday hours will start up again Saturday, Dec. 15 and run through the new year. Town Square Wheaton stores include:
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
No time to cook your Thanksgiving feast? Place an order with these Wheaton restaurants and catering companies before Saturday and you can serve up a feast without doing all the work.
Adelle's Fine American Fare The deadline for Thanksgiving orders is Monday, Nov. 19. Orders will be available for pick-up at Adelle's Tuesday, Nov. 20 or Wednesday, Nov. 21 after 12 p.m. Holiday side dishes from Adelle's and DeEtta's Bakery include herb stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn pudding, sweet potatoes, vegetables, cranberry relish, soup and pies. For more information and menus, go to the Adelle's website. Dominick's For holiday recipes, specials and menu ideas, go to the Dominick's website. Ivy Restaurant At $25 per person, Ivy's Thanksgiving menu includes a full-cooked turkey and all the trimmings. The deadline to order is Saturday, Nov. 17. Orders will be available for pick-up Thursday, Nov. 22 after 12 p.m. For more information …
Canadian Turkeys, carving the lobster and a turkey the size of a dog.
No need to worry about conversation topics around the Thanksgiving dinner table. Let your guests fill up on these Thanksgiving fun facts.