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It's Your Business: Game store opens in Champaign

A new game store, The Gaming Goat, has opened in the Whiteline building at 723 S. Neil St., C, that also houses El Toro Mexican Restaurant.

The store, owned by Mark Keplinger and Joshua Sawlaw, carries board games, collectible card games and role-playing games, Keplinger said.

Entertainment listings, Sept. 12-19, 2013

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Taste of Home recipe for Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip

I love just about any kind of food, but I have a special spot in my heart for dips because they’re actually fun to eat. Surely, I cannot be alone in this line of thinking.

To your health: Save money by keeping up with your kitchen

By Leia Kedem

Though the economy is recovering from rock bottom, times are still tough for many.

When it comes to food, it can seem like every trip to the grocery drains more hard-earned dollars from your pocket. But we all have to eat, right?

Taste of Home recipe for Peppery Cheese Bread

I sometimes joke that I’m a carb-ivore, in that I love to make and eat bread.

Band planned for courtyard in Danville

DANVILLE — The band, ParaDocs, a five-piece ensemble that plays swing and jazz standards, will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday in the Mardi Gras Courtyard of Vermilion Place, 14 N. Hazel St.

The Mardi Gras Courtyard will open at 5 p.m. to feature steak, chicken and burgers from the grill. Food will be available for purchase throughout the evening.

Entertainment listings, Sept. 5-12

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Black Dog to open location in downtown Champaign

CHAMPAIGN — Black Dog Smoke & Ale House plans to open a second location, in the former railroad freight station in downtown Champaign, the restaurant's owners said.

The popular barbecue restaurant opened in the former Tod & John's tavern space at 201 N. Broadway Ave., U, in 2009, and has attracted crowds and rave reviews since then.

It's Your Business: Q Smokehouse plans October opening

For those minding their P's and Q's, here's some help in the Q department: Q Smokehouse plans to open in October at 617 E. Green St., C, in the space vacated earlier this year by Qdoba Mexican Grill.

Takes the Cake: Recipe for gluten-free, lower-fat Fresh Fruit Tart

You might remember earlier this summer, when I shared an Italian recipe for a Fresh Fruit Tart. Well, good news - today, I have a revised version that is not only gluten free, but lower in fat.