| Feb 11, 2015
| 11:00 AM
More than three shopping carts of food were collected at the Glendale Whole Foods on Tuesday for a pregnant women’s shelter in Pasadena.
Online education company K12 hosted the drive at the grocery store, collecting nonperishable food, such as...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 8:27 PM
Whole Foods Markets Inc. is recalling approximately 33,191 pounds of ready-to-eat products sold in several states including Pennsylvania for not declaring on the label that they contain peanuts as an ingredient.
The following products are being...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 6:57 PM
South Side Ald. JoAnn Thompson, known for her efforts to bring a Whole Foods and an annual music festival to Englewood, died Monday night of heart failure about two weeks after an operation, her chief of staff said Tuesday.
Thompson, 16th, was locked...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:04 PM
Evanston residents initially worried about the area around Dempster Street and Dodge Avenue turning into a food desert after the Dominick's store pulled out stakes last year.
Those worries were easily shelved for members of a city group who took up the...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 10:00 PM
When the District 113 Education Foundation launched the Pizza Bowl three years ago, it hoped to raise some money to enrich education at Deerfield and Highland Park High Schools.
The foundation not only raised money at the third annual Pizza Bowl on...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:31 PM
In the evolving landscape of suburban Chicago supermarkets, officials with Cleveland-based Heinen's say they hope to bring something different to the grocery checkout counter.
The new, family-owned grocery store opened its most recent location in Lake...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 3:06 PM
The following information was taken from Hinsdale police reports:
Cash in the amount of $40 was reported missing from a patient's room in the 600 block of West Ogden Avenue Nov. 15.
A woman attempted to pay for groceries with a counterfeit $100 bill...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 9:14 AM
Recent recalls on pet food have driven some pet owners to cook for their pets. But is this really what's best? Experts say that while some believe homemade fare would be safer for their furry friends, the food you make could actually be more harmful. Pets...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Now that David Foster Wallace is gone, I think Lydia Millet is the American writer with the funniest, wisest grasp on how we fool ourselves. Take this passage about a Tough Mudder-style competition, from her new novel "Mermaids in Paradise":
| Dec 5, 2014
| 7:31 PM
A few weeks before my brother Bill's last Christmas, he and I went to buy a Christmas tree.
It was not a merry time in his household.
Bill had cancer, and yet, against the odds, he kept going, fortified by medications, his will to live and the love of...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:19 AM
Movies create communities, from the fresh-faced mob bonding over a free screening of Disney’s “Frozen” in Hollywood on Friday, to the only slightly less frisky crowd headed to “Life Partners” in Fort Lauderdale and the...