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  • Lollapalooza Day 3: Rain, more rain, and a Foo Fighters finale

    Lollapalooza Day 3: Rain, more rain, and a Foo Fighters finale
    Lollapalooza 2011 is a wrap with record daily attendance (90,000), adding up to the most populated festival in North America (270,000) over the three-day weekend. Here’s an hour-by-hour account of Sunday’s action, once again from yours truly...
  • Hospitals adding R & R to treatment plan

    Hospitals adding R & R to treatment plan
    Susan Thomas would rather have been home with her cat, but the Bensenville resident instead was at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital for about a month recently, recovering from a bout of pancreatitis. But Thomas, who has since gone home, said her experience...
  • 'Local Color' invites us to share in a new exploration

    The fourth annual juried show at the Artists' Gallery in Columbia, "Local Color," includes artists who aren't shy about using color for expressive purposes. In most cases, their dedication to realistic depictions is tempered by their individual...
  • Greer's OC: Claw your way toward Crab Tuesdays

    Experiencing a culinary delicacy doesn't get much better than Crab Tuesdays at AnQi Gourmet Bistro & Noodle Bar at South Coast Plaza. It's a rare weekly foodie event hosted by celebrity Chef Helene An, the matriarch and executive chef of all An Family...
  • Capturing the wildlife of Howard County

    Capturing the wildlife of Howard County
    Taking photographs of birds wasn't always on Michael Oberman's list of things to accomplish in life. Yet nowadays, the Columbia resident says he "would rather be around a great blue heron than James Brown," one of the 300 music greats he interviewed...
  • Musical mind meld: Bruce Hornsby and Béla Fleck share a jones for genre-blurring exploration

    Musical mind meld: Bruce Hornsby and Béla Fleck share a jones for genre-blurring exploration
    For many jam-band fans, a double bill featuring Bruce Hornsby's Noisemakers and Béla Fleck's Flecktones is a pipe dream come true. Both bands feature virtuoso musicianship, startling versatility and a lust for exploring the outer limits. For followers of...
  • Bites and Sights: Where to hike in Pasadena

    Bites and Sights: Where to hike in Pasadena
    When I moved to Pasadena two years ago I was so happy to find a few walking trails that I could explore. I’m not a seasoned hiker by any means but I do enjoy walking, being outdoors and taking in great scenery. My husband and I have spent many...
  • Tubman Underground Railroad center on Shore gets funding

    Tubman Underground Railroad center on Shore gets funding
    Harriet Tubman has long inspired a deep sense of pride among Marylanders, especially in the rural communities of the Eastern Shore, where the former slave was born and led dozens to freedom on the Underground Railroad. While her story is taught to...
  • Should Chicagoans filter their drinking water?

    Should Chicagoans filter their drinking water?
    With new findings on emerging contaminants, lead and hexavalent chromium in local tap water, it's natural for Chicago-area residents to wonder if they should be filtering the water they drink. And, if so, what filter should they use? Most officials...
  • Manifest Destiny, in art

    Manifest Destiny, in art
    In 1861 Carleton Watkins took the definitive picture of Yosemite Valley from the aptly named Inspiration Point. The sheer granite wall of El Capitan, as sharp as if cut with a cleaver, fills one side of the photo. A rising tier of rock monoliths marches...
  • Carbon fees are a payback to Mother Nature

    Mr. Piette's letter on carbon tax ("Carbon fee is a tax to redistribute wealth," Aug. 15), demonstrates how far we have to go in environmental education. The carbon fee is not for the government, it is a payback to Mother Nature herself for the rape,...