| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:30 PM
One thing for sure: You can take Mitch McConnell and John Boehner at their word. They told the American people: You put us in charge of Congress and we'll get Congress back to work. And, by golly, they meant it! They've only been in session one week,...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 2:20 AM
Here are recipes from the five winners of the first Morning Call Holiday Cookie Contest. Included is each contestant's essay about their cookie.
"This was a family favorite. The kitchen smelled so sweet while it was baking. My mother would always use...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Monday, Dec. 22: WORLD'S LARGEST SNOW GLOBE
Have you ever imagined what it would be like if downtown Chicago were contained inside a snow globe? The Adler Planetarium has. Through Jan. 4, following every screening of "Destination Solar System" or "Cosmic...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:43 AM
The Hershey Co. may replace corn syrup with sugar in some products, the latest sign of waning demand for the syrup and growing competition in the sweetener market.
"One of the things we are actively exploring is replacing high-fructose corn syrup with...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:55 AM
"Illumination" at the Morton Arboretum
You'll never be so happy that night falls early as when you're at Morton Arboretum's dazzling and inventive winter light show, which returns after last year's triumphant debut. So much more than an impressive...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Reese's peanut butter cup fans may have jumped for joy when Hershey's decided to make the beloved chocolate candy cups as a spread, in a jar.
"Reese's spreads? I bet when you open the jar angels sing and butterflies fly out 'Ahhhhhhh'," wrote Jax...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Winter is Chicago's darkest season, but the city has an antidote, turning up the wattage with thousands of festive lights decorating the city.
The Chicago Trolley Holiday Lights tour offers a way to see a number of the dazzling displays while...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Boy George on stage with Culture Club? China Chow dressed as a Hershey's chocolate bar? Salma Hayek holding forth on Quentin Tarantino's foot fetish? Those are just a few of the details from the fourth annual LACMA Art + Film Gala that took place Nov. 1...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Reese's lovers, rejoice! The Hershey Company has announced the launch of Reese's Spreads, a combination of chocolate and peanut butter flavors in spreadable form. Based on the iconic Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, Hershey says the spreads can be enjoyed on...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Three trips to the store and $600 later, Balboa Island resident Peggy Rich has finally stockpiled her Halloween candy supply.
Plastic containers in Rich's living room are brimming with 2,900 packages of candy corn, fun dip and sugary bracelets. It's 200...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:04 PM
What better way to celebrate a state championship than a stop at Hershey's Chocolate World?
Wilson Area High School sophomore Tyra Ott, after winning the PIAA Class 2A tennis title on Saturday at the Hershey Racquet Club, hit the town with her parents....