It’s hard to miss Suzie-Q Cafe in Mason City, Iowa, with its bright white exterior and deep crimson trim. The diner is a “Valentine Diner” that arrived in 1948 and is now owned by Troy Levenhagen, a professional magician for 20 years.
Hopefully, you can encourage your children’s father not to discourage them from going to church. If your children have become involved in the youth group, choir or other activity, they’ll be less likely to follow his example.
The Cheesecake Factory “won” three of the nine Xtreme Eating Awards for 2014. But the Center for Science in the Public Interest says the chain could have “easily swept the entire list.” Red Robin, Famous Dave’s, and Joe’s Crab Shack also were cited.
DEAR BILLY GRAHAM: My husband travels a lot, and last year he finally admitted he had a girlfriend in another city. At first, he said that if I didn’t like it I could just leave, but now he has moved out and says he’s filing for divorce and then marrying her. Have you ever seen a marriage like ours be saved? I’m an emotional wreck. — R.S.
DEAR BILLY GRAHAM: Are the Ten Commandments found in the Bible, or did some church make them up? I’ve heard of them all my life, but I don’t come from a religious family+,+ so I’ve never had an opportunity to study them. Are they still important? — J.M.
From Dennis Patton: Driving around older neighborhoods in small town Kansas on a hot summer day, you will start to notice a common plant in the landscape. This plant goes by several names, depending on your age and place of origin. To some it is known as old-fashioned Althaea, while to most people it is known as Rose of Sharon. Read on....
In what’s sure to heat up some pitmasters standing around their grills and smokers across the state, Missouri failed to rank as the most barbecue-crazed state in the nation, according to a national blog. That honor goes to Alabama.
Smith, chef and owner at Extra Virgin and Michael Smith Restaurant in the Crossroads District, battles it out with Portland, Oregon chef and butcher Adam Sappington in the latest episode of “Knife Fight,” a high-pressure cooking competition on the Esquire Network.