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Verb: Facilitate (uh-SIL-uh-tayt) Definition: To make easier: help bring about. Sample sentence: The entrance to Tanya’s apartment building comes with a ramp and an automatic door to facilitate getting her wheelchair in and out.

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We know that pistachios contain heart-healthy fat, and overall, have a very good nutritional profile – one ounce (about 47 nuts) provides more fiber than a half cup of spinach. They’re also good sources of vitamin B-6, thiamin, copper, phosphorus, and magnesium. Now, new findings suggest that pistachios have prebiotic characteristics as well, and can […]

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Starting on Thursday this week at the Royal 10 in Marquette is the 2012 Summer Kid Series.  The cost of admission is $2 and comes with a 53oz popcorn and a 16oz drink.  The Summer Kid Series plays every Thursday at 10am this summer and this week is Puss In Boots. The upcoming movies are: […]

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Today’s Answer: Good Will Hunting Winner: Shelly Today’s winner is Shelly! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Noun: Abbozzo (ah-BOH-zoh) Definition: A rough, preliminary sketch. Sample sentence: It is difficult to imagine how the beautiful sculpture was once only an abbozzo on a small cocktail napkin.

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Fatty liver disease, the detrimental build-up of fat in liver cells, affects almost one third of Americans, and is often linked with obesity and high triglycerides. While it may not cause symptoms, fatty liver can contribute to liver damage. The only reliable way to address it is to lose weight and lower your triglycerides, if […]

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Today and tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. the Peninsula Arts Appreciation Council will be holding auditions for the musical “Grease” at the Vista Theater in Negaunee. The performances are July 26th through 28th and August 1st through 4th.  No experience is necessary and auditions are open to ages 10 and older.  Be prepared to […]

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Today’s Answer: Jurassic Park Winner: Joe Today’s winner is Joe! He wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Noun: Divertissement (dih-VER-tiss-munt) Definition: 1. A dance sequence or short ballet usually used as an interlude. 2. An instrumental chamber work in several movements usually light in character. 3. Diversion, entertainment. Sample sentence: For visitors seeking more cerebral divertissement, the city boasts a fine performing arts center.

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The latest word on protecting against memory loss as you get older comes from a Mayo Clinic study that identifies computer use plus moderate physical exercise as a winning combination. Researchers assembled a group of 926 seniors ages 70 to 93 and asked them to complete questionnaires about their exercise habits. Activities identified included brisk […]

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