| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:45 PM
At the end of this year, we stop to recognize the wonderful work put out by authors living in or originally from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Here is the list of our favorite titles from 2011:
"The Year We Left Home" by Jean Thompson
| Apr 15, 2012
The Rev. Dorris D. Alcott, a retired Unitarian Universalist minister who had been director of religious education at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church, died April 3 of heart failure at Oak Crest Village retirement community.
The former longtime...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:07 PM
Margaret E. Yaffe, one of the Enoch Pratt Free Library's oldest cardholders who was also a longtime active member of the Friends of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, died Feb. 18 of multiple organ failure at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The Howard Park...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:45 AM
From Burbank to Peotone and from Joliet to Chicago Heights, these Southland suburbs offer a wide range of ethnic specialties, American classics, contemporary fare and one-of-a-kind offerings ready for the tasting. And, there's a bit of history thrown in...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:49 AM
This list is not all-inclusive.
Doubletree Hotel, 5000 W. 127th St., Alsip, 708-272-4223
Open all day to accommodate hotel patrons and the public, Allgauer's is casual yet sophisticated and with recent renovations it's...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Last Friday Book Club
We became known as the Last Friday Book Club because we meet on the last Friday of the month at the Huntley Public Library.
We have one rule: no food or drink. This rule was broken when we read "Chocolat," by Joanne Harris, and...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Word to your mother.
Or is that word to your Marmi?
Marmi – matriarch of the March family in Louisa May Alcott’s beloved literary classic, Little Women – is part of an inventive hip-hop adaptation of the tale produced by Orlando...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Each year, the Orlando Sentinel reviewing team picks 10 Orlando Fringe Festival shows for our Best of the Festival list. Here are this year's top 10, presented alphabetically… you can read the review of each and check out remaining showtimes...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The uniqueness of Harford County lies within the people who strive to make it great. So many residents reach out daily to improve the lives of others. We have chosen six extraordinary individuals who have chosen causes that support the success of the...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Library of Congress' new exhibition, Books That Shaped America, includes works by many notable American authors, but there is a gaping hole: Edgar Allen Poe.
The list include no-brainers: classics from such greats as Herman Melville, Louisa May...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:30 PM
A pair of classics and a pair of world premieres highlight the upcoming 2012-13 theater season at Vanguard University.
Currently, the Costa Mesa college is winding up its first of two summer professional shows under the American Coast Theater Co., "The...