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  • Weather roundup: Drying out, cleaning up, waiting for power

    Weather roundup: Drying out, cleaning up, waiting for power
    The Chicago area was drying out, cleaning up and -- for many, waiting for the electricity to come back on -- after fierce storms blew down power lines, tore off roofs, uprooted trees and even upended some small planes.  The suburbs, mostly to the north,...
  • New South Florida hotels range from earthy to ultra-luxe

    New South Florida hotels range from earthy to ultra-luxe
    MIAMI — This year's crop of new and improved hotels in South Florida runs the spectrum from eco- and budget-friendly to extravagantly splurge-worthy. Chic boutiques, family-friendly chains and intimate hideaways all beckon to tourists — or...
  • William Shatner: Don't get fried frying turkey

    William Shatner: Don't get fried frying turkey
    Deep-frying a turkey is the final frontier for a cook on turkey day. No wonder Star Trek’s William Shatner was so drawn to it. But when television’s beloved Captain Kirk got burned – literally – while deep-frying his bird, the...
  • Upgrades make these garages the envy of the neighborhood

    Upgrades make these garages the envy of the neighborhood
    The sign in John Schneider's garage says "Schneider's Biker Bar — Bikes, Beers and Babes." Bikes and beers, yes, said the Shorewood electrician about his five-car castle. "But no babes unless my wife or daughter come in, which they rarely do," he...
  • Window safety and dishwasher wisdom

    Window safety and dishwasher wisdom
    I miss a lot of "special" weeks in this job, and the most recent victim was National Window Safety Week. While I doubt that the result was anything like the defenestration of Prague (the one in 1618, not 1419), I would be remiss if I did not mention at...
  • Vidal Sassoon dies at 84; hair stylist revolutionized the field

    With one high-profile haircut on the Paramount Studios lot, Vidal Sassoon vaulted to fame in Hollywood. Flown in from London, he trimmed the tresses of Mia Farrow for her role in the film "Rosemary's Baby" — a $30 haircut that he calculated cost...
  • Button up your house for winter

    Button up your house for winter
    As leaves flutter to the ground and the temperature begins to plummet, heating bills move in the opposite direction. Heat and oil prices continue to rise, which can cut a large chunk out of a home heating budget this winter. While the weather is still...
  • Fall flavors for the dinner table

    Fall flavors for the dinner table
    Some foods, like soups and stews seem to taste better when they are reheated, while others foods like pasta salads and dips seem to benefit from time spent in the refrigerator overnight. When flavors "marry" over time, the results are delicious....
  • Homemade baby food does the combo-mambo

    Homemade baby food does the combo-mambo
    Count us among the fans of Peter Rabbit Organics' new line of fruit and veggie squeeze pouches for babies, with flavor combos like carrot, squash and apple; pea, spinach and apple; and sweet potato, corn and apple. Sure, we like that they're convenient...
  • Many energy-saving products will cost you instead

    Many energy-saving products will cost you instead
    Energy is expensive. You can't drive to work without filling up your gas tank. You can't heat your home without oil, propane or electricity. It's only natural to look for ways to shave a few bucks off those costs, but be cautious if you try. There are...
  • Senior communities make living easy

    Senior communities make living easy
    Senior living communities are designed expressly for a very special market of prospective residents, and include equally distinctive features. From wide hallways to emergency call systems, from divided medicine cabinets to special lighting treatments,...