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December 19, 2014

  • Serving Indy’s Southside Since 1928
  • BEECH GROVE
  • CENTER GROVE
  • GREENWOOD
  • SOUTHPORT
  • FRANKLIN & PERRY TOWNSHIPS

Make the most of a fowl proposition

Given a gracious turkey sacrificed its existence for your eating enjoyment, you might as well get the biggest bang for your holiday buck. In 1621, religious-separatist Pilgrims held a three-day expression of thanksgiving, celebration, praise and prayer to rejoice for their bountiful harvest and safe passage. Ergo, the nation’s first Thanksgiving Woodstock. [ad#single-post] Alas, gobbling too much may lead to arterial “fowl” play and...

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At Play Calendar for the week of 11.25.09

Circle of Lights • It is hard to miss the festive décor on Monument Circle, including 52 larger-than-life sailors, soldiers and peppermint sticks. The Circle of Lights centerpiece will be illuminated for the 47th time Nov. 27. The display includes 4,784 lights on 52 garland strands. | When: Nov. 27-Jan. 8 | Where: Monument Circle, downtown Indianapolis. Photos with Santa  • Santa has arrived at the Greenwood Park Mall and is ready for...

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Determine the problem and heal it

It happens in every garden. One day the plants all look healthy, green and lush, and the butterflies and bees seem to float from bloom to bloom. It’s your virtual paradise. Then the next day, one of the plants is wilting, another plant looks half-eaten, and Japanese beetles are feasting on leaves everywhere. The garden has become your worst nightmare. At this point, you may be ready to give up on the plants or worse, be ready to soak...

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Southside soldier home from Iraq for Thanksgiving

Indiana National Guard Sgt. Matthew A. Caras of Greenwood spent last Thanksgiving fighting in Iraq. [ad#single-post] This Thanksgiving, he is home and looking forward to sharing turkey and traditional foods with family and friends. “You really appreciate what we have here when you’ve been somewhere like Iraq,” said the 2003 graduate of Franklin Central High School. He and wife Dorie now live in Greenwood. They will spend the Thursday...

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A Thanksgiving Remix

Rather than sticking with the old stand-bys, some families choose to make their own traditions, noshing on Chinese food or pizza on what most of America affectionately calls “Turkey Day.” If you’re ready for something new but hesitant to abandon traditional ingredients, try these reworked and revamped Thanksgiving selections. Turkey Meatloaf [ad#single-post] • 2 tablespoons butter • 1/4 cup chopped onion • 1/2 cup...

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