| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:04 PM
The Naperville Jaycees are hoping everything Last Fling visitors want includes two 1990s all stars.
Smash Mouth and Vertical Horizon are playing the end of summer festival in downtown Naperville on Aug. 31.
Smash Mouth is best known for hits like "All...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Roger Robinson raced cross country for 30 years at the elite masters levels as few others have, garnering masters world championships in both cross country and road races, as well as setting masters records in marathon races in Boston, New York and...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:55 AM
The Los Angeles Times' annual culinary showcase The Taste is fast approaching, kicking off on Aug. 29. Co-hosts for the three-day food festival have just been announced, including James Beard Outstanding Chef Nancy Silverton, Michelin-starred chef Michael...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Since opening in 2008, Johnnie's Hideaway has matured nicely and has a new emphasis on local cuisine. And with a modern fishing lodge vibe, the restaurant brings a sense of place to the tourist corridor.
Owned by the Talk of the Town group, Johnnie's is...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:49 AM
The ACC kicks off fiscal 2014-15 Tuesday by welcoming Louisville and ditching Maryland, an eventful start to a year that will be hard-pressed to match its immediate predecessor.
First, the league expanded to 15 last July 1 by adding Syracuse, Pittsburgh...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Lake Forest's $4 million Forest Park makeover remains in construction mode as a Memorial Day deadline passed without much park for the public to view or visit.
The historic park, just east of Lake and Deerpath roads at the lakefront, has been closed...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:32 PM
The Naperville Jaycees are planning a night of love and memories as O.A.R. headlines the annual Last Fling in the city's downtown.
The rock band is one of several the group has booked to help it bid farewell to summer at the fest that runs from Aug....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
CBS pulled out all the stops to sex up the relaunch of "Under the Dome" -- including a second-season premiere written by Stephen King -- but at this point, attempts to keep the show interesting just bounce right off. Part of that has to do with a loose...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Orange County’s transition to making its network of toll roads cashless has now resulted in more than 13,000 violations a day — a staggering figure that has prompted the toll agency to ease penalty fees through the summer.
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:46 PM
What better way to cool off on a scorching day than jumping on a water scooter and letting it fly on a Central Florida lake?
But the fun all too often comes to a sudden halt, as it did in Lake County on Tuesday night when three people, including a 7-...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:01 PM
The first days of summer are like an alarm clock for rosé drinkers. "The first nice day of the season, you'll see rosé sales skyrocket. Everyone thinks, 'It's sunny and warm, I want something pink,'" said Kristin Irwin, wine sales manager at recently...