| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:26 PM
If you haven't noticed, the Orlando Magic began a fan vote Friday to pick "the top moment in Magic history" because this is the team's 25th anniversary. Another reason for the various anniversary celebrations could be to use as a distraction away from...
| Aug 18, 2013
A quarter of a century later, the grown batboy holds up his arm as evidence.
"Just talking about it still gives me goose bumps," Mitch Poole says.
The lost slugger runs his hands through his graying hair.
"Even now, it's hard to believe I was really...
| Jul 19, 2013
Tremaine Johnson, who raps under the name Tree and lives in Englewood, has a boyish face, broadening with age. He has a thick, distinctive growl. And Sunday, when he opens the final day of Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, it will be because he...
| Dec 13, 2012
Foraging, I said to the couple across from me. It's kind of the thing here.
Foraging, it's kind of the thing that the chef, Iliana Regan, that young soft-spoken woman in kitchen whites with her arms covered in tattoos who just served...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Is the American body politic suffering from an autoimmune disease?
The "hygiene hypothesis" is the scientific theory that the rise in asthma and other autoimmune maladies stems from the fact that babies are born into environments that are too clean....
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Google the corner of East Garfield Boulevard and South Prairie Avenue. Map it, zoom in: If you're using Google Maps, you'll see an old picture of the corner, a long marble building just west of Washington Park, a former Walgreens, boarded-up, decaying,...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 5:00 PM
The first week of high school football is here!
This Friday night, high schools all over the state of Indiana will turn on the lights and kick-off a brand new season. Here are five things for northern Indiana fans to keep an eye on in 2011:
| Nov 3, 2011
| 1:14 PM
There has been a lot of speculation on the status of Indianapolis Colts' quarterback Peyton Manning, and on Thursday afternoon, number-eighteen himself addressed those reports and more in a thirteen-minute media interview with the media. Below is the full...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 3:45 PM
I've been seeing an ad recently where a perky little woman is doing absolutely everything: She's coming back from working all day at an office to cook her kids a hot meal at home, then running off to load a gigantic pallet of canned goods, or maybe hair-...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 6:29 PM
The announcement Wednesday that Notre Dame will join the ACC shook the sports world.
Recently a national columnist wrote an article expressing his opinion that Notre Dame was no longer relevant. He grabbed for the typical low-hanging fruit...poor bowl...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Genealogists use many types of resources when they are putting their family histories together.
Recently I was working on organizing some old photo albums belonging to my parents. I was busily scanning pictures into my computer program when I realized...