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 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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