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Agave Mexican Grill To Open Soon

Agave Mexican Grill To Open Soon

Agave Mexican Grill located at 9700 W. Franklin Ave. in Franklin Park, IL. is hoping  to be open by Friday, October 31, 2014.  Let’s hope they are because this restaurant looks like it will be a high class place to enjoy some fine food and drinks.  Pictured are the finishing touches on the outside of [...]

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American Legion Post 974 Annual Turkey Trot

American Legion Post 974 Annual Turkey Trot

On Saturday, November 8, 2014 Franklin Park’s American Legion Post will hold its annual Turkey Trot.  Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door.  Children  under 12 are $12.00.  The schedule is as follows:  Cocktails at 5:00pm, Dinner at 6:00pm and Dancing at 7:00pm.  Come on out and support the American Legion Post and [...]

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Pillars of Honor at Franklin Park’s  American Legion Post 974

Pillars of Honor at Franklin Park’s American Legion Post 974

Here are some photos I took at the Pillars of Honor ceremony at the Franklin Park American Legion Post 974 on Sunday, October 19, 2014.

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In Case You Missed It

Crazy but True -Intoxication without drinking?

Man gets drunk without drinking a drop: Is it possible to get drunk without drinking a drop of alcohol?  Yes, it turns out, thanks to a rare and bizarre ailment newly dubbed “auto-brewery syndrome.” As National Public Radio NPR explains, this case involved a Texas man who would get drunk at random times while swearing up and down that [...]

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OCTOBER OBSERVANCES – Familiar and some Funny too!

October Monthly Observances – Some you know, some you don’t Adopt A Shelter Dog Month AIDS Awareness Month (President Reagan) American Cheese Month Antidepressant Death Awareness Month Apple Month Link Bat Appreciation Month Black Speculative Fiction Month  Link Breast Cancer Awareness Month Bullying Prevention Month Link (World) Blindness Awareness Month Link Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month Celiac Disease Awareness Month Celebrating [...]

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Teen Hero – Lancaster, PA.

Teen Hero – Lancaster, PA.

 This is a Feel Good Story,  Kids doing the Right thing.  A story that could have ended tragically.   Lancaster ,PA. —  Temar Boggs, 15, is being praised as a Teen Hero after saving a 5-year-old girl from an attempted abduction. Pennsylvania police say on July 11 the girl, little Jocelyn Rojas, was kidnapped  while  playing  in her Grandmothers front  yard. Temar Boggs and a [...]

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Melrose Park Public Library

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

 mpref@mpplibrary.org 801 Broadway, Melrose Park, IL 60160  708.649.7485   October Adult Programs : AppleFest @ the Melrose Park Library: Saturday, October 18: 11am Join us to create a sweet, healthy treat on Sweetest Day. First we will sample a variety of apples; next we will make gourmet caramel apples. This program is open to patrons [...]

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New Businesses Coming to Downtown Franklin Park

New Businesses Coming to Downtown Franklin Park

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Agave Mexican Grill and Insure One low cost auto insurance are two new business coming to Franklin Park, IL.  Agave Mexican Grill is located at 9700 W. Franklin Ave.  and Insure One is located across the street at 9705 W. Franklin Ave.  Both businesses will be opening soon.

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PARK DISTRICT OF FRANKLIN PARK EVENTS

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Check out our Fall brochure online @ www.fpparks.org.   WE NOW OFFER ONLINE REGISTRATION. CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE FOR DETAILS! Special Events Information in your local paper, or call the Park District at 847-455-2852 Halloween Hoot Friday, October 31st 4-6pm Location: North Park, 10040 Addison St. Ghosts and goblins, come dressed in your Halloween best! [...]

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Franklin Park Military Days October 11, 2014 –  WW II Girls Baseball Living History League

Franklin Park Military Days October 11, 2014 – WW II Girls Baseball Living History League

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rebecca Tulloch of the WW II Girls Baseball Living History League talks about the All American Girl Baseball League, the Rockford Peaches and her outfit in this short video I took at the Franklin Park Military Days event held on October 11 and 12, 2014.

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Franklin Park Military Days

Franklin Park Military Days

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Franklin Park Military Days took place on October 11 and 12, 2014.  One of the highlights was a World War II battle re-enactment here’s a short video that I took at the  event

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