Frose - The cocktail of the season is anything rose slushie. Joy District and ExPat are serving these up rooftop and sidewalk style, and even without a fancy slushy machine it's as easy as crushing ice in a blender, filling glasses, pouring rose ontop, adding a fun straw. Watermelon Fizz cocktails - Fill glass 2/3 with watermelon juice ("squeeze" yourself by chopping, then blending in a juicer or blender), 1/3 Vodka, and splash of Ginger Beer. Garnish with lime, watermelon slice, and mint. Also fun flavors for the kiddos without the vodka - Ginger Beer is just soda with beer in the name! Peach Ricotta Toasts - Toast fresh bread, slice in half, top with red pepper pesto, fresh ricotta, sliced peaches, mint. Garnish with curry powder, black pepper. Bacon Avocado Toasts - Toast fresh bread, slice in half, top with fresh guacamole, hard boiled egg, sliced radish, bacon, goat cheese, garnish with chives and black pepper. Strawberry Caprese Salad - Layer on a platter: strawberries, mini mozzarella "pearls", heirloom cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, drizzle with balsamic glaze, garnish with black pepper. Melon Salad - Layer on platter cantelope, honeydew slices, cucumber, proscuitto, mint, drizzle with honey, black pepper. Dress that garden for your party with fresh summer blooms in canning jars, votive candles in canning jars, all around tables, deck or garden - they are even perfect for hanging from branches for decor at different levels. Garden cakes are as easy as topping bakery cakes - from your local farmers market or bakery - with small buds and blooms - perfect for the season, and fast as 1,2,3. Simply cut small blooms like daisy or spray rose directly at the bottom of the bloom, and place ontop icing.
Illinois To Offer COVID-19 Vaccinations To Everyone 16 And OlderStarting Monday anyone 16 and older in Illinois is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, but those who live in Chicago might need to go outside the city to get one.
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Tree House Humane Society Opens New State-Of-The-Art Veterinary Clinic In West Rogers ParkA new animal clinic in West Rogers Park gives greater access to medical care for pets - especially for those families that can least afford to care for them.
City, County Leaders Promote Bill To Transform Vacant PropertiesCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Saturday was promoting a plan to reduce vacant properties, create affordable housing, and stop people from losing their homes.
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2 Fires Leave People Dead In One NightOne of the fires broke out in the Brainerd neighborhood, the other in Bronzeville.
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Chicago Weather: Rain Tapering Off Saturday NightCBS 2 Meteorologist Tim McGill has a RealTime Weather update for Saturday, April 10, 2021.
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