| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:35 PM
I’m not too interested, frankly, in how you’re going to spend your Fourth. I’m more curious about how you spent your third, and your second.
If you’re like many other working people, you spent them cramming. You spent them...
| Jul 10, 2014
It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend.
| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Rock the Block may not be the only party in Lake Zurich this fall.
A craft beer festival—the first of its kind in Lake Zurich—may take over Paulus Park on Columbus Day weekend in October---about a month after the Rock the Block festivities...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The following is an abridged version of a conversation at www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.
Bill Cink: Yes, they should change their name. They risk being associated with bias, racism, unnecessary conflict and being out of touch with the common man if...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Of course it's disappointing if you were planning to visit a national park or Washington, D.C., during the government shutdown, which has closed top attractions, including the 19 Smithsonian Museums, the National Zoo and the National Mall. It's even...
| Oct 11, 2013
THE VILLAGES — The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra will dive into the serious side of their season at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, with "A Columbus Day Celebration."
After a pops concert in September — another pops concert will be presented...
| Nov 3, 2013
In a world where scads of sales can be found anytime online, devoting an entire day, a half tank of gas and a week's pay to a mall, even an outlet mall, would be like ducking into a phone booth and depositing a dime.
Not since my back-to-school...
| Oct 10, 2013
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon takes place Sunday, and as always, Chicago's restaurants are ready to provide pre-, post- and midrace meal deals and vantage points.
O'Brien's Restaurant & Bar. The racers scoot right past the front door (and...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Today is Pi Day. Math nerds and geometry aficionados will be celebrating the mathematical constant that describes the relationship between the circumference of a circle and its diameter.
For those who need a refresher: Take a circle that is 1 inch...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Once known mainly for helping newly-arrived immigrants from Italy, the Order of Sons of Italy in America now raises money for research into various diseases.
Members of the Grand Lodge of Illinois and Wisconsin also appreciate good Italian food and...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:54 AM
After a survey a few years ago showed interest in moving first semester final exams in Maine Township High School District 207 to before winter break, nothing was done, but now another survey is asking the same question.
District spokesman Dave Beery...