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1833 Coffee and Tea Co. set to open in Freeport

Freeport residents won’t have to leave town to get a cup of coffee after this weekend.

On Friday, 1833 Coffee and Tea Co. is opening on Fifth Street.

“Everyone deserves a good cup of coffee or tea,” said Karen Heilman of Freeport, who is opening the store with longtime friend Virginia Lindsay of South Buffalo.

The pair — who previously operated a gardening business together — decided on a location in February. The duo installed seating areas, bought equipment, decorated the store and teamed up with several local businesses.

They’ll be using 19 Coffee Co., a Pittsburgh-based roastery, as their

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Studies show that free food makes urban mammals fatter than rural mammals.

Climate change has long been thought to shrink all animals such as birds, fish and even insects, but due to all free food from humans, urban animals are larger than rural animals. You may be fat.

For over 80 years, researchers have examined records of over 140,000 body sizes in 100 North American mammal species and found that urban animals are growing. This twists the long-standing belief known as Bergmann’s rule, despite rising temperatures due to climate change.

Bergmann’s rule states that animals in warm climates are smaller than animals in cold climates.

“Theoretically, the effects of these heat islands

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Dinwiddie Airport hosts inaugural ‘Wings & Wheels’ event Sat. Aug.14.

DINWIDDIE – Tomorrow, at the Dinwiddie Airport, “Wings & Wheels” rolls in…or should I say flies in. 

If you’re looking for a fun event, you’re invited to feast your eyes on some fabulous plane and vehicle exhibits, enjoy delicious local fare, listen to live music, and take a walk through space in a VR tent.

It is a family-friendly, non-alcoholic community event.

The WWII Spitfire War Bird flight will be at 2:30 p.m., and the Skyraider flight will be at 4:30 p.m.

A WWII Spitfire flies by a crowd of people Friday, July 30, 2021 during the 2021 Airventure air show on the EAA grounds in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

‘Sutherland’ filmed in Dinwiddie County:Civil War-era home Pleasant Level: Set for grandson’s horror flick

Spectrum Band plays 

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Minnesota State Fair 2021: The best vegetarian and vegan options

Vegan and vegetarian choices

There are SO MANY options at the Minnesota State Fair for people sticking to a vegetarian or vegan diet.

To start, some of the most popular foods at the Minnesota State Fair are vegetarian or vegan:

  • Cheese curds
  • Fried pickles, olives, green peppers, etc.
  • Roasted sweet corn

But if you’re looking to try something new – to go beyond the basics and explore new vegan or vegetarian foods at the fair – here’s what we suggest.

Fried Green Tomatoes – Fried Green Tomatoes and Corn Fritters booth

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Location: South side of Dan Patch Ave. between Underwood

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How To Pack Meals Depending On The Length Of The Hike

It’s all fun and games until realizing that you’ve been staring at a shelf full of protein bars for an hour. Here’s how to pick the best hiking foods.

Hiking is a thrilling way to experience the Great Outdoors and the best part is that it’s (mostly) completely stress-free. A hiking pack, some good footwear, weather-appropriate clothing, and a snack are really all one needs to enjoy a day out in nature. Speaking of which, the latter is one thing that seems simple but ends up being the most frequently asked question when it comes to hiking essentials.

So, why

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