December issue of Radish in stands now!


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Posted Online: Dec. 01, 2012, 11:20 pm
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By Sarah J. Gardner sjgardner@qconline.com
Whether your gift list includes an outdoor enthusiast or a foodie with a taste for local fare, the December issue of Radish magazine is packed with gift ideas sure to delight well beyond the holiday season.

Also in this month's Radish:

– Bite by bite: Festive appetizers for your holiday gatherings.

– All wrapped up: Creative, eco-friendly alternatives to gift wrap.

– On the lookout: Tips for successfully observing wildlife in winter.

– Soy, rice or other? A taste test of diary alternatives for the best chai.

– Faith in motion: Imani! Dancers Ensemble connects the spirit with the dance.

– A better burn: Get cozy with some eco-friendly fireplace alternatives.

– Beyond the banquet: With the right frame of mind, every meal can be a feast.

Radish is a complimentary magazine devoted to living a healthful Midwest lifestyle. It is published by Moline Dispatch Publishing Co. LLC and its parent company, Small Newspaper Group. It is available at many local businesses, including Hy-Vee stores.

For more information, visit radishmagazine.com.

















 




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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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