| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Recently, a middle school in Evanston, Ill., made headlines for the uproar generated by the administration's proposed ban on leggings and yoga pants.
The pants were deemed too distracting for a school environment, but parents, students and even members...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:05 AM
The husband of Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown, already under investigation for his role in an Illinois anti-violence program, now finds himself under the scrutiny of state regulators who say he's presenting himself as a clinical...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Maria Rodale is the third generation to lead Rodale Inc., the independent publisher of health and environmental books and magazines in Pennsylvania. Her grandfather started Organic Gardening Magazine, and she is a longtime organic advocate but says she...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
After years as a fashion makeover maven, Suze Yalof Schwartz aims to remake meditation.
"Why could there not be a Dry Bar for meditation, where you could go in and come out and feel amazing?" she asked herself as she began to delve into meditating to...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:00 PM
On June 7, Mariposa Creamery at the Zane Grey Estate will host a Wild Food Lab pop-up. Wild Food Lab is a collaboration between Mia Wasilevich of Transitional Gastronomy and Pascal Baudar of Urban Outdoor Skills. The two have foraged for restaurants...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Already having a stressful week? Breathe in, breathe out. Then go see Molly Szpara at this weekend's KarmaFest.
Szpara will be teaching an hour of yoga and supervising the yoga area on Sunday at the everything-holistic-and-generally-relaxing annual...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Wall Street analysts expect Lululemon Athletica Inc. to post minimal gains Thursday morning after learning that controversial founder Chip Wilson voted against the reelection of the brand’s chairman, Michael Casey, at the company’s annual...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Dr. Howard Murad, whose El Segundo-based company makes his eponymous skin-care products, has become a vocal proponent of painting, drawing and sculpting for overall well-being.
Murad, 75, was inspired in 2008 when retinal surgery forced him to spend a...
| May 13, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Swiss artist H.R. Giger, whose otherworldly imagery was prized by science-fiction aficionados, was plagued by nightmares as a child.
As an adult, his nights were more peaceful. "I could heal myself," he said in a 2011 CNN interview, "through doing my...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:31 AM
At a recent poetry night at Maryville Academy's Bartlett campus, 17-year-old Charlene used words to express her pain over a boy who broke her heart.
"This can't be the same dude that once made me smile," she read as her peers looked on, ending the...
| May 23, 2014
•"Nature Visions," an exhibit featuring photographs from the Nature Visions Photo Expo in November, will be on view through Saturday, May 31, in the Meeting House Gallery, Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, 5885 Robert Oliver Place....