All Smiles Dental team has serious fun with Algonquin Founders Days floats

ALGONQUIN – There are two times a year when Doctor Timothy Stirneman does not approve vacation requests at his Algonquin dental office. Pretty much the entire month of December, and the week of the Algonquin Founders’ Days Festival.

Second venue adds grandeur to Woodstock Mozart Festival

A second venue for the Woodstock Mozart Festival amps up the sights to go along with the world-class sounds visitors will experience through ...

Planit 10: 10 things to do July 24 through July 31

Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions.

Review: Allen casts a limp spell in 'Magic in the Moonlight'

Woody Allen's late period has been defined by a quality you wouldn't have expected from the man who produced the inspired chaos of "Bananas" ...

Review: ‘Lucy’ won’t stretch your brain

So let’s start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson’s “Lucy,” starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brai ...

Always cool, cucumbers now creamy in tasty soup

The best cooking is born of necessity. At least that’s the case in my house. My favorite recipes always happen when I’m forced to react to a ...

Gazpacho: From grad-school standby to cool summer staple

Gazpachos are the most refreshing way I can think of to celebrate seasonal vegetables. The story goes that the gazpacho, said to be the olde ...

Take your peck: Chicken salad sampler

What color is your chicken salad? The option-happy dish enjoys year-round rotation but seems to come into its own in warm weather. With the ...

Creamy dressings without the cream showcase the flavors of summer — or any season

Recently, I strolled out of my office one day about 1 p.m. to find lunch, and the transition from air-conditioned building to swampland caus ...

Go soak your grains

If you can't cook, soak. That's what I've started doing when I want to prepare grains without raising the temperature — the stove's, the kit ...


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