| Jun 12, 2010
Patty Davis joined Lou this morning to discuss the recalls on the Maytag and GE recalls. For info on these recalls click here!
| Dec 23, 2009
Believe it or not, there are some thirsty souls in this world who take in the strings of colored lights, the dangling snowflakes and overdressed fir trees and do not think of Christmas morning. They hear the strains of "Good King Wenceslas" or "The...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 2:34 PM
Tommy Bahama's maxim is, "Life is one long weekend." Only a fictional character could adopt this as a motto these days, but the folks behind this brand would like to make it a reality … at least when you spend a little time with them, shopping...
| Nov 25, 2010
On this foodiest of food days, we give thanks to the many wonderful people and places in the state making great dishes, and to our readers, who took the time to salute their favorites, some deservedly well-acclaimed, others little-known treasures.
| Jul 26, 2010
Earlier this year I was talking to Fritz Maytag, longtime owner of San Francisco's Anchor Brewing, about traveling. Being at the forefront of the craft beer revolution for almost 50 years hadn't left much time for vacation. But it did make him creative....
| Feb 18, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Late last November, Demi showed up, fully formed, on the basement level of Crush, like Athena having just burst out of Zeus' head. It sounded like a trick — that Demi was just a ruse to get overflow diners from Crush to move into an undesirable...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 12:59 PM
About five years ago, John B. Sanfilippo & Son Inc., the producer of Fisher nuts and trail mixes, agreed to build a headquarters and state-of-the-art processing facility in Elgin rather than head out of state.
In exchange for $5 million in state tax...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 1:57 PM
I understand that Maryland has laws that make no sense. I understand the state has a propensity for regulatory overkill. I understand that in all likelihood, Maryland has a law requiring you to throw the box of Arm & Hammer baking soda out of your...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 7:39 PM
— Options to make your home more energy efficient abound at the 2011 Home Show presented by the Eastern Panhandle Home Builders Association this weekend.
The three-event showcase, which features more than 230 exhibitors, opened Friday morning at...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 1:51 PM
SNERD By Mortimer Snerd August 16, 2011 The Bears Looking for a "Sod-mother"
The controversy surrounding the slippery sod at Soldier Field isn't on solid footing behind the scenes. As Bears' and Chicago Park District bigwigs bicker about how best to...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 1:31 PM
The Bears Looking for a "Sod-mother"...
The controversy surrounding the slippery sod at Soldier Field isn't on solid footing behind the scenes. As Bears' and Chicago Park District bigwigs bicker about how best to maintain the field, my football feelers...