City walks: The pleasure of ambling along, right where you are Oftentimes in articles extolling a good walk, that walk usually takes place in a park or along a scenic trail. But the majority of the walking most of us do every day takes place a little closer to home, as we stroll through our neighborhoods or head down the street from work to get lunch — and those walks have value, too. In that spirit, we asked four Radish writers, each from a different community, to share pictures and thoughts from one of their favorite walks.
Meatheads Meat Market Food and Grocery, located at 520 10th Ave. W., in Milan, Illinois, is a place where you can find your fill of variety. Its second-shift staff stays busy, as it prepares to sell more than 50 homemade smoked meats and more than 30 varieties of fresh homemade bratwurst during the year.More »
Every year, canoe and kayak paddlers flock to the area in an effort to break a world record for the largest number of kayaks and canoes assembled together in a mass raft. They've come close in the past, falling just a few boats short.
So what happens when your not-so-little one is heading off to college? Whether they're traveling to the next town over, across the state, or to the other side of the country, they won't always have you with them in... More »