| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:22 PM
One of the Lehigh Valley’s premiere bands, which had toured with national acts and headlined most of the area’s venues and festivals, has announced that it’s calling it quits. Sandlot Heroes, the Bethlehem-based pop-punk group that has...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Glendale school officials are preparing to issue their second round of Measure S bond funds, totaling $70 million with a majority of the money going toward replacing bungalows with permanent one- and two-story classroom buildings.
Voters approved the...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei spent most of the 1980s and early 1990s in the United States — primarily in New York but also in California. As he prepares to open the new show "@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz" in September, he's a tad regretful that he...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Bob Creager opened his tiny pit beef stand in the parking lot of a Southeast Baltimore nightclub in 1987. The stand had no electricity. Creager had never run a business.
And the former steelworker had no idea how to cook pit beef.
"I was struggling,"...
| Jul 12, 2014
Retired College of DuPage administrator Joseph Barillari loved movies and shared his knowledge of film in reviews broadcast on the Glen Ellyn school's radio station, WDCB-FM 90.9.
He initially reviewed movies on the public radio station with fellow...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh said today he was “kicked off the air” from his radio show after discussing racial slurs, including using the n-word.
Management kept cutting off Walsh with commercials before taking him off the air “until...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The night began as Jewish celebrations often do — with the traditional dancing of the Hora.
"Let's get a circle going!" Edwin Tabrikian, known as DJ Taraneh, said to the crowd.
The 34-year-old Iranian DJ clutched his microphone and jumped up and...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:10 AM
The Bimini SuperFast ship is hosting what it's calling the "ultimate teacher’s appreciation party" Friday. That means no meetings, sunshine, gambling and the opportunity to knock back a drink or two.
The Bimini SuperFast sets sail at 9 a.m....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:56 AM
The Town of Glastonbury's Civil Preparedness Department provides a lot of behind-the-scenes help when an emergency happens. At the Riverfront Community Center on June 16, Civil Preparedness Director Bobby Dibella explained that his department's work, when...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:00 AM
WGN Radio and Comcast SportsNet Chicago are teaming up to simulcast The Game’s morning radio show, “Kap & Haugh,” to cable viewers beginning July 21.
The radio show, which features David Kaplan and Chicago Tribune sports columnist...
| Jun 27, 2014
Cynthia Nunez may be Cuban, but she breathes Korean.
"I have an emotional attachment," Nunez says. "I watch Korean dramas and listen to Korean music whenever I'm stressed out about school."
The FIU physics major is an organizer of Kpop Con Miami,...