| Aug 22, 2011
| 12:49 PM
In a month's time, we'll be happily saying goodbye to the sweaty summer.
Here at Midnight Sun, we're not only anticipating tolerable temperatures, but we're also circling the fall events and releases we wish were here already. We present the five we're...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:09 PM
We love tomato season.
Even though our potted plants aren't yielding much yet, a generous friend with front AND backyard gardens in Albany Park has been keeping us well supplied with all the kale and, now, heirloom tomatoes a gal could want.
| Aug 27, 2011
An Idaho resort hotel's verdure is not the wild tumble around W.S. Merwin's beloved Hawaiian home, but disciplined grass and orderly stands of trees. Not, perhaps, the sort of trees Merwin had in mind when he wrote, "On the last day of the world I would...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 9:27 PM
Newport Beach resident Matt Barkley, a junior quarterback and third-year starter at USC, is among 20 candidates for the 2011 Premier Player of College Football trophy.
The trophy is presented to the athlete the fans voted for as the best player in NCAA...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:31 AM
Power restoration to Baltimore County homes in the wake of Hurricane Irene lagged behind the rest of the state Wednesday, as tens of thousands of residents entered a fourth evening without lights.
Large numbers of Baltimore City and Anne Arundel County...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 10:00 PM
I'm intrigued by how Jesus would sometimes disappear right in the middle of ministry occasions.
There were moments when everything seemed to be going well and suddenly he was gone. Or there were episodes where he got in trouble and just vanished.
| Sep 20, 2011
| 7:56 AM
Many thanks to the facility staff and management for their dedication and tireless efforts during the recent evacuation and repopulation of the Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center.
Thanks to the families of our residents and staff for their...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Title: Spiritual leader since July at Temple Torah, Boynton Beach.
Other job experience: Eight years at congregation in Cleveland; former associate rabbi in New Rochelle, N.Y.
Education: Degree in American history, Columbia University; degree in Bible...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 10:26 PM
Question: If the human race ever finds a way to reach and colonize another planet, do you think we should do it? The reason I ask is that some religious people I know say God would not want us to settle other worlds. They say that if God wanted us on...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:38 PM
Plainview, Kan., exists in Catherine Trieschmann's imagination.
But the playwright is no stranger to the actual fertile flatlands of the Great Plains, the threat of tornadoes that hangs above the American heartland's sky and its charged social issues....
| Sep 26, 2011
| 9:17 AM
“Terra Nova” (7 p.m. Sept. 26, Fox; 3 stars) opens with a sweeping view of the Chicago skyline, but it’s not quite familiar.
Sure, we see the Sears Tower (it’s officially called Willis Tower now, but not by me) for a second, but...