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It's a Menorah, It's a Turkey, It's A Menurkey!

In addition to the perfect Thanksgivukkah centerpiece, this week's 'Good Reads' features the Cusack's home for sale and a record-breaking field goal.

The menurkey is shown on a platter of English toffee and Hanukkah bark. Photo: Pam DeFiglio
The menurkey is shown on a platter of English toffee and Hanukkah bark. Photo: Pam DeFiglio

It’s the weekend, and that often means you want to take a break from the news of the day. Each week, we’ll compile a list of “good reads” from Patch sites around the area. They’re happy or compelling or otherwise interesting stories for your weekend reading pleasure.

It's a Menorah, It's a Turkey, It's A Menurkey!

Leave it to a shop specializing in kosher candy to create an $85 chocolate centerpiece for Thanksgivukkah. complete with gummy candles.

John Cusack's Childhood Home is Up For Sale

After 40 years in the family, Joan and John Cusack's childhood home is under contract for sale.

8 Ways to Combine Hanukkah and Thanksgiving

Rabbi Ari Moffic from Interfaith Family shares some tips to celebrate this 7,000 year coincidence.

As Governor Signs Marriage Bill, Gay Educator Is 3 Years Ahead Of Him

Assistant Principal Tim Grivois-Shah and his husband, Ravi Grivois-Shah, didn’t wait for Illinois’ legislature to pass the bill. They got married more than three years ago, and have adopted a daughter, now 22 months.

Memphis Kicker, Suburban Grad Jake Elliott Up for National Award

Former Lyons Township kicker Jake Elliott, who broke a University of Memphis record with a 56-yard field goal Saturday, is one of 20 semifinalists for the 2013 Lou Groza National Collegiate Place-Kicker Award. Click through to see video of the amazing field goal.

Wind-Powered Walgreens Opens

The nation's first "net-zero energy" retail store is expected to generate as much energy as it uses, if not more.

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