| Oct 10, 2014
Publishers Weekly named "Slowing Time: Seeing the Sacred Outside Your Kitchen Door" one of the 10 most anticipated religion books for the fall. But former Chicago Tribune reporter Barbara Mahany would like to tweak that: "It's a spirituality book," she...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:51 PM
The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse.
His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Cypress Bay High School's debate team is only a few years old, but they've already made their mark nationally.
They were one of only 10 to be named a School of Outstanding Distinction at the National Speech & Debate Association National Tournament. The...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Megan Dellegrotti is looking for the area's superjocks.
The Bethlehem Catholic girls basketball coach is involved in a new organization called Superjock, which is holding athletic competitions to raise money for scholarships and to assist needy kids...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:36 AM
Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit triblocal.com/events.
Thursday, Oct. 9
Dann & Raymond's Movie Night: Daily Herald film editor...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:12 PM
While attending college in the mid-1970s, Cherlynlavaughn Bradley joined the American Chemical Society and began a lifelong commitment to encouraging young people, especially girls, to pursue careers in chemistry.
Ms. Bradley, 62, who in 2002 won the...
| Oct 9, 2014
Stepping up efforts to stop the Ebola epidemic from spreading widely in the United States, federal authorities and officials in Chicago on Wednesday announced preventive measures that will include more intense health screening for airline passengers...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Which Chicagoland college produces the most "dateable" graduates? What kind of a question is that, even?
A subscription-based dating website eschewed tact earlier this year and mined its New York City and San Francisco user data to answer that question....
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Fewer Americans are married than ever before, and a growing percentage are happy to stay unhitched.
A Pew Research Center analysis of 2012 census data found that one in five adults age 25 and older — roughly 42 million people — have never...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Starting this year, applicants to Northwestern University's graduate school will be asked about their sexual orientation.
The optional question asks whether applicants consider themselves to be members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:32 AM
T. William Heyck, whose work as a scholar focused on British history, taught history at Northwestern University and led a movement to establish a residential college system at the Evanston school.
Mr. Heyck, 75, died of complications from leukemia on...