| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Maybriar/Vanhook reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. at the Logan Hubble, Shelter #3. Bring a covered dish. For more information, call Mary Wolfe at 365-2185.
Waynesburg Elementary PTO Harvest Fest
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:10 PM
The fall theater season of 2013 is already very much underway. From the scores of intriguing possibilities, here are 10 Chicago shows, opening between now and the holidays, that sound especially juicy. They're listed in alphabetical order; date ranges...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The world is used to watching actual or fictitious Orange Countians on television in “Arrested Development,” “The Real Housewives of Orange County” and “The O.C.”
South Coast Repertory, the county’s flagship...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:08 PM
My gym membership is a tax deduction. So are my running shoes. And my bike. And my Rush "2112" cycling jersey.
This is because I write about fitness for a living, and if (probably "when") I get audited, I can point to hundreds of articles that prove all...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Carly Mensch has had plays done at Steppenwolf in Chicago, Ars Nova in New York City and the Humana Festival in Louisville, Ky. She's also written for the TV shows "Weeds" and "Nurse Jackie." Often, when writers are sucked into screenwriting jobs, they...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:49 PM
Costa Mesa resident April Ross teamed with former UC Irvine standout Whitney Pavlik to remain unbeaten in three pool play matches on Wednesday at the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Beach Volleyball World Championships in Stare Jablonki, Poland....
| Jul 7, 2013
| 6:09 PM
When Arnold Palmer designed his golf course at SilverRock Resort in LaQuinta, he made sure to provide plenty of hazards. But he probably didn't factor in one that showed up in the middle of the 16th fairway Friday afternoon.
Suddenly, less than a seven-...
| Jul 4, 2013
Here's everything you need to know about Taste of Chicago, which returns to Grant Park Wednesday and runs through July 14.
1. The first Taste of Chicago was a one-day event that took place on July 4, 1980. It subsequently grew into a 10-day (and...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Christopher Arnott, the New Haven Advocate’s longtime theater critic (and the author of this self-serving article) is heading to the Humana Festival of New American Plays at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, in Kentucky, this weekend. A pack of arts...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Forget putting a pep in your step. The owner of NRG Fitness in Fort Lauderdale is adding a nightclub vibe to your workout routine.
At 7:30 p.m. every Monday through Thursday, Peter Ware shuts down the gym to other activity, turns down the lights and...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:05 AM
In the 1964 U.S. Supreme Court case Jacobellis v. Ohio, Justice Potter Stewart wrote a concurring opinion he hoped would establish a legal standard that protected every American's right to free speech yet guarded community standards against hard core...