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The Region's Best Breakfast

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Breakfast is labelled as the most important meal of the day, and why shouldn’t it be? Whether you’re craving something sweet, savory, or a mix of the two, breakfast can satisfy that craving all while bringing people together around a table.

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Great Dining Specials All Month Long in June at Blue Chip Casino


Blue-Chip-Dining-June-2017At The Game, try the Burger of the Month — the Mediterranean Burger — an Angus beef patty topped with feta cheese, oven-roasted grape tomatoes, field greens, red onion and tzatziki sauce and served on a pita for $13.50. Enjoy it with the June Beer of the Month, Goose Island Summertime.

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, John J. Pershing


Industrial-Revolution-John-J-PershingThis week, help us salute John J. Pershing (1860-1948)
John Joseph “Black Jack” Pershing had accomplished the near impossible, whipping an ill-prepared American military into an effective, disciplined, 2 million member fighting machine in World War 1 and then leading it to victory as its field commander. Pershing holds the first US officer service number (0-1) and is the only person in his lifetime to be promoted to the highest rank ever held in the United States Army - General of the Armies. During World War II he was regarded as mentor by the generation of American generals who led the United States Army in Europe. We salute Pershing for imposing Greatness on to our military and making our nation stronger…

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Nominate Your Business to "Take a Break with McDonald's" and Let Us Bring the FUN to Your Team!

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Have you ever felt like you and your colleagues could use 30 minutes of FUN during the workday? Want to feed your mid-day cravings with a new McDonald’s Signature Crafted sandwich, or maybe a Real and Fresh Lemonade? When you nominate your business to “Take a Break with McDonald’s,” your chance to do just that has arrived!

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Seth Boyden


Industrial-Revolution-Seth-BoydenThis week Industrial Revolution salutes Seth Boyden (1788-1870).
Born in Foxboro, Massachusetts, Boyden worked as a watchmaker in his younger days. After moving to Newark, New Jersey, he spread his wings of invention and demonstrated his ability to improve things. Boyden perfected the process for making patent leather, created malleable iron, invented a nail-making machine, and built his own steamboat. He is also credited with inventing a cut off switch for steam engines as well as a method for producing zinc from ore. Several sources state that Boyden made the first American “daguerreotype” (a method of photography using plates).

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Blackbird Café Refreshes with New Menu Design and Options!


Blackbird-Cafe-Refreshes-with-New-Menu-Design-and-Options-2017What is Black, White, and Red all over? Blackbird Café’s new menu of course! Still offering the same high-quality, delicious food and treats, Blackbird Café has updated its menu, making it easier to pick out the perfect meal for anytime of the day. But before we get to the design:

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It’s a Dinner and a Show at Kelsey’s Steakhouse Every Wednesday

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They pick up their instrument and we pick up our fork. They open their mouths to sing and we open to take a bite. They provide the entertainment and we provide the applause. This is every Wednesday night at Kelsey’s Steakhouse, where live music and good food go hand in hand.

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Jake W. Lindsey

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This week, help us salute another great American, Jake W. Lindsey (1921-1988)
Jake Lindsey was a United States Army soldier and for his actions in World War II became the recipient of the United States highest decoration- the Medal of Honor. His official Medal of Honor citation reads: For gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty on November 16, 1944, in Germany. T/Sgt. Lindsey assumed a position about 10 yards to the front of his platoon during an intense enemy infantry-tank counterattack, and by his unerringly accurate fire destroyed 2 enemy machinegun nests, forced the withdrawal of 2 tanks, and effectively halted enemy flanking patrols.

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Mary Engle Pennington


IR-Mary-Engle-PenningtonThis week Industrial Revolution salutes Mary Engle Pennington (1872-1952)
Mary Pennington was an American bacteriological chemist and refrigerator engineer, as well as a trailblazer in the early days of refrigeration and freezing of foods. One of her major accomplishments was the development of standards for the safe processing of chickens raised for human consumption. She was instrumental in the implementation of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act, and oversaw the handling, transportation and storage of perishables.

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Andrew Higgins


Industrial-Revolution-Andrew-HigginsThis week Industrial Revolution salutes Andrew Higgins (1886-1952).
Andrew Jackson Higgins was a New Orleans boat builder whose temper was as fiery as his patriotism. As a teen he was thrown out of high school for excessive brawling. He later left his native town to enter the lumber business in Mobile, Alabama and quickly became a manager. In 1922 he formed his own lumber company, the Higgins Lumber and Export Co. Through this he acquired a fleet of sailing ships and then designed the Eureka boat. This boat had a recessed propeller in a semi-tunnel in the hull and could be operated in very shallow water and had a great hailing capacity. Within a decade he had so perfected his design that his boats could attain a high speed in shallow water and practically turn in their own...

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Amazing Dining Specials All Month Long in May at Blue Chip Casino


Blue-Chip-Dining-May-2017At The Game, try the Burger of the Month — the Poblano Burger — an Angus beef patty with a crispy white queso-stuffed poblano pepper topped with shredded lettuce and pico de gallo and served on a brioche bun for $13.50. Enjoy it with the May Beer of the Month, Modelo.

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