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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1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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