| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Tomorrow is my least favorite minor holiday, April Fools' Day.
The Internet tells me that the origin of April 1 being a day for this sort of so-called merriment may be Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales," a book-length collection of stories written in...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Laguna Art Museum
307 Cliff Drive
Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and Fridays through Sundays; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays; and closed Wednesdays. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for...
| Mar 6, 2013
Bill Cordell performs Dr. Seuss for 200 students at SunRidge Elementary as part of Read Across America As part of Read Across America, the annual nationwide celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday, the Screen Actors Guild got in on the act. The group, which...
| Mar 22, 2013
The HBO original movie Phil Spector — a fictional account written by playwright David Mamet (Glengarry Glen Ross) — explores the relationship between Phil Spector (Al Pacino) and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden (Helen Mirren), who...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 7:29 PM
Man, "Terra Nova" was all over the place this week. Last week's episode, and the aftermath, were reminiscent of a misleading second date: You think things are worthwhile, taking a turn for the better, only to be reminded there’s a reason you’...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 7:44 AM
Here are the top deals and coupons found in this weekend's Sunday Chicago Tribune. My favorite deals this week are free Dove deodorant at Walgreens (after coupons) and the free oatmeal at McDonalds coupon.
COUPONS: Just one insert this week, a RedPlum....
| Feb 24, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Freebie of the Week: Try a medium order of Chick-fil-A's outstanding waffle fries free from 2 to 4 p.m. March 4 when you mention you're there to try the new Heinz Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets, which recently replaced the fast food chain's regular ketchup...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Here's what hapepned on Ann Romney's visit Thursday to Fort Lauderdale.
Ann Romney toured the Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, read a Dr. Seuss book to a small group of young patients, and met with hospital employees, cancer survivors and...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 2:15 AM
FREE EVENTS FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES
- See "The Tooth Fairy" free in Rosemont on Saturday.
- Polar Adventure Days is a free Chicago Park District event Saturday at Northerly Island, from noon to 4 p.m. Meet animals, do crafts and drink hot cocoa.
| May 10, 2012
| 7:00 AM
CUMBERLAND, Ohio — Mountain bikers can enjoy hidden lakes and rolling terrain where coal was once mined at the Wilds in east-central Ohio.
Thirty miles to the south sits the biggest bucket you've ever seen: The Big Muskie, a reminder of Ohio's...