Senior Docket for Nov. 13 | Westerly

WESTERLY Westerly Senior Center is located at 39 State St., Westerly. Center hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Staff members will be available, Monday through Friday, at 401-596-2404. Dine-in meal service is available for lunch. Call 401-596-7216 or sign the clipboard outside the mealsite office at the center by Thursday to … Read more

Couple wanted wedding to be a celebration of Omaha and Nebraska

A traditional wedding might be the first thing that comes to mind, but modern touches are becoming the norm. Buzz60’s Keri Lumm shares the results of a new study conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Minted. By the time 30-year-old Sarah Nelson started planning her own big day, she felt as though she’d already … Read more

New cafe planned for inside Givens Books after Drowsy Poet closes

The Drowsy Poet closed last week inside Givens Books and Little Dickens, and a new café will open in the space next month. From the same owners of Rookie’s and Bacon Street Bagels comes Corduroy Coffee and Kitchen, which is planned to open Nov. 11, according to one of the owners, Jordan Nickerson. He said … Read more

Reminisce on Mister C’s old-world charm

These five restaurants have received the most votes in a poll on the area’s most-missed closed restaurants on Omaha.com. Known for its Italian cuisine, year-round Christmas lights, outdoor piazza and artistic street scenes on walls, Mister C’s was an Omaha landmark for decades. Sheritha Jones Omaha World-Herald Chief Librarian CHRIS MACHIAN, THE WORLD-HERALD Did … Read more

Wedding venue and speakeasy to open in old post office

BRISTOL, Va. — After a few months of sitting empty after housing a comedy club and a culinary school, the old Bristol Post Office on Piedmont Avenue is now the home of Old Post 33 Venue and Speakeasy. Honey Rodgers, a native Texan who moved to Bristol three years ago, recalled how back in January, after … Read more

Eats of the Week | Pinckneyville’s Cafe Agape serves a full menu in family-friendly atmosphere

PINCKNEYVILLE — Drive by 101 Mill Street in Pinckneyville and you will see a food truck, but don’t be deceived. Café Agape and Catering is open inside the historic building built by the Masons. Café Agape is a full-service café with plate dinners like pork steak, daily specials, sandwiches and salads. Owner Ron McGee started … Read more

Couple Catered Their Wedding Through Costco for $800 | 96.5 KISS-FM

A couple in Taiwan are making waves with their money saving wedding hack – get your catering through Costco! Their buffet including food and wares cost $787, while the average couple in the US spends $4,000 on catering, according to Wedding Wire. Even more surprising than the price? How good it turned out. The spread … Read more

CHEF360 Catering #4theUpstatewithLove Wedding Giveaway

Enter Today for a FREE WEDDING! 2022 Winners – Tatyana and Austin (and Austin’s twin brother!) CHEF360 Catering & participating vendors will give a lucky couple a FREE WEDDING, including rehearsal, ceremony and reception, on August 6, 2023. We’re looking for couples who, without these amazing vendors, wouldn’t be able to celebrate with their loved … Read more

A weekend for art, storytelling & homecoming

The information presented here is subject to change. To have an event appear in this column, email us at [email protected] 13 things to do 1. Whitewater Storytelling Festival — Friday-Sunday, Sept. 23-25, various Whitewater area locations. Visit the Whitewater Storytelling Festival Facebook page or whitewaterchamber.com. The second year of the festival will collect local and … Read more