| Apr 25, 2014
| 7:35 AM
A pint-sized dish of cevichocho, served on the street in Otavalo, sparked one of those ah-hah moments so unexpected it caught me unawares.
By the time we the three of us parked near the town's famous craft market, lunch time had come and gone. Heading...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:51 PM
A recent vote to expand morning sales of liquor on the weekends in Oak Park prompted one official to suggest a bigger change: allowing bars.
The Oak Park Village Board this week expanded 9 a.m. weekend and holiday sales to include large hotels, brew...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 10:49 AM
On May 12, 1971, Highland Park Councilman Dan Brusslan wrote to a Mr. Rogers Issac on Sheridan Road, "The City of Highland Park is your new neighbor."
He added: "We have agreed to purchase the Moraine Hotel for $950,000 and all litigation is now over."...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Authorities today suspended the license of a prominent University of Chicago neurologist who was charged last week with public indecency and disorderly conduct.
Jeffrey I. Frank, 53, of the first block of Kings Cross Drive in Lincolnshire, surrendered...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:17 AM
This time of year, local families tend to spend their down time outside — camping in parks, relaxing on the beach, dining al fresco, and attending outdoor concerts. But with the arrival of Great Wolf Lodge New England, a 40-acre destination resort...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:17 PM
The 500-room Seminole Hard Rock Hotel runs at 98 percent capacity. On Fridays and Saturdays, more than 40,000 people shuffle through the Hollywood casino complex.
So the Seminoles are making some upgrades and renovations, CEO of Seminole Gaming Jim...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Before developers could build Century City's first skyscraper, they had to scrape away vestiges of 20th Century Fox's back lot.
Steel-jawed machines ripped apart Peyton Place and the village where Jennifer Jones portrayed a French peasant in 1943's "The...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 11:25 AM
The best way to toast the end of a long, hot summer is with a special family trip during the Labor Day weekend. It’s the perfect time to get serious about back-to-school mode, remember good times past and plan for all the good times yet to come....
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:08 PM
The city is trying to work some magic on Powerline Road, a trick that would turn the street into a trendy spot to live, work, shop and dine — and make some of its less-desirable aspects disappear.
The stretch of road from Oakland Park Boulevard...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:59 PM
A 21-story luxury condo tower may be coming to The Village at Gulfstream Park, making it the only pari-mutuel casino in South Florida with highrise housing.
The owner of the gambling emporium that has transformed Hallandale Beach into a tourist...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:56 PM
The Florida Commission on Ethics has dismissed a complaint against Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Dean Trantalis, finding "no probable cause" to believe allegations he misused his position regarding a proposed beach development.
Attorney Bill Scherer filed...