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  • Creating a backyard getaway

    Creating a backyard getaway
    When Jean Rollo's friend brought her English setter, Watson, to see Rollo's new outdoor room, the pooch's antics said it all. Which should I do first, he seemed to debate, take a dip in the pool, grab a hamburger from the grill, beg for a drink from the...
  • Through scouting, Eagles learn to fly

    Through scouting, Eagles learn to fly
    Older Boy Scouts in Chicagoland and around the nation are rebuffing satirist Tom Lehrer's spoof on their "Be Prepared" pledge, which says: "Be prepared to hold your liquor well. Don't write naughty words on walls if you can't spell." They're shaking...
  • Turning a house into a home

    Turning a house into a home
    Like "linoleum," "escalator" and "zipper," the term "semicustom house" infiltrated our language as a marketing term then stuck like caulk to a contractor's boot. Merriam-Webster Dictionary still does not acknowledge the term. ("Semiantique," "semi-ionic"...
  • Allen Gregory

    Allen Gregory
    Series Premiere SUN 8:30/7:30c OCT 30 ALLEN GREGORY is a new animated series that tells the story of one of the most pretentious 7-year-olds of our time. When he looks in the mirror, ALLEN GREGORY DE LONGPRE (Jonah Hill, "Superbad," "Get Him to the...
  • 'The Change-Up' review: An occasionally funny jerk is still a jerk

    'The Change-Up' review: An occasionally funny jerk is still a jerk
    ** (out of four) The grass is always greener, whether you’re a highly paid, married father of three (like Dave, played by Jason Bateman) or a sexual dynamo making zilch as an actor and getting high all day (like Mitch, played by Ryan Reynolds)....
  • Movie Review: 'The Change-Up'

    Movie Review: 'The Change-Up'
    When the comedy "Any Wednesday" opened on Broadway in 1964 Walter Kerr reviewed a then-unknown Gene Hackman and noted, memorably, the actor's "wonderfully light-footed habit of stepping off a joke before it begins to complain." Isn't that an exquisite...
  • Hanover Park an affordable enclave that's rich in diversity

    Hanover Park an affordable enclave that's rich in diversity
    "We call ourselves a 'minority majority village,'" said Eira Corral, village clerk of Hanover Park and the daughter of Mexican immigrants who raised their family here. From the conchinitos at the Panaderia El Amigo Bakery to the roti rolls at the JK Kabab...
  • Fox's Animation Domination lines up big guest voices

    Fox's Animation Domination lines up big guest voices
    Fox's Animation Domination line-up of Sunday comedies will be dominated by guest stars this fall, the network announced Friday. That's nothing new, but there are a few surprises among the people lending their voices to "The Simpsons," "Family Guy," The...
  • In with the old: Homeowners, builders recycle the past with architectural salvage

    In with the old: Homeowners, builders recycle the past with architectural salvage
    Anchor a stairway with an antique cast-iron newel post. Dress a window with vintage schoolhouse maps instead of shades. Turn a jettisoned apothecary cabinet into a bathroom vanity. Adorn walls with mantels from previous lives. Use those tips and many...
  • Hospital doors open wider to partners, friends

    Hospital doors open wider to partners, friends
    They've heard it before and they will hear it again, said Lambda Legal help desk manager Cheryl Angelaccio: "People tell us they're unable to visit their longtime partners in the hospital or they're sent away by the patients' relatives." Although...
  • Turn down the volume

    Turn down the volume
    Your neighbor cranks up his leaf blower early in the morning. A barking dog keeps you up at night. Family members complain your home theater is surrounding them with sound. Many neighborhoods and homes have noises that disturb the peace. But the good...