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5 Best Places to Splash in 417-land

Indulge in one last sweaty hurrah before it’s back-to-school time. The area’s splash fountains and water slides will do the trick.

Lunch on the Lake at These 5 Spots on the Water

Next time you set sail on a boating adventure, leave the picnic basket at home and float on in to one of these top-notch restaurants on the water.

5 Best Fancy Toasts

We’d like to propose a toast—actually, five toasts—for your next brunch outing. Whether you skew simple and sweet or salty and savory, these trendy toasts boast creative flourishes that...

5 Best Cinco De Mayo Celebrations

Ready to celebrate Mexican culture with drinks, food and fun? Si, por favor!

5 Best Locally Made Camping Snacks

As the days get warmer and the grass gets greener, we’re more and more eager to be outside—even long after the sun goes down. Whether you’re hitting up a campground with the kiddos or flying...

5 Best Fully Loaded Fries

Crispy, crunchy and oh-so-perfect for dipping, French fries are easily one of our favorite go-to treats. So what happens when you take these already-amazing creations and top them with drool-worthy...

5 Takes on Mac and Cheese

Cheese isn’t the only thing that makes our very favorite comfort food so great. In 417-land, you can add creativity to the mix. Local restaurants are offering up clever takes on the dish and...

5 Best Sledding Hills

Resist the urge to hibernate indoors after a snowstorm hits. There’s fun to be had and hills to be conquered, so grab a sled, throw on some layers and let things slide at these five superb...

5 Best Santas

It’s official: Santa Claus is coming to town. We’ve made a list, fact-checked it twice and rounded up the five best Santas in 417-land.

5 Best Chicken Sandwiches

Shake up your burger-and-fries routine this fall by biting into savory, delicious (and often fried) chicken sandwiches instead. Although chicken is one of the most versatile meats, it can often be...

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