| Nov 3, 2014
| 3:53 PM
The following items were collected from reports released by the La Grange Park Police Department.
Three smash-and-grab incidents were reported Oct. 29 by owners of vehicles parked on the 1000 block of Newberry Avenue near the YMCA. Windows were broken...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Concerns about terms in a proposed agreement to develop an upscale apartment complex on the former Rich Port YMCA site caused La Grange trustees on Monday to postpone a vote on the project.
At a Village Board meeting, trustees were asked to consider...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Plans to develop an upscale apartment complex on the former Rich Port YMCA site got the green light from La Grange trustees Monday, despite lingering concerns about the density of the project.
At a Village Board meeting, trustees voted 5-2 to approve an...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Lyons Township High School District 204 officials are considering a proposal that would modify the school schedule next year, resulting in a slightly longer school day, lunchtime adjustments and mandatory study hall for all students.
At a school board...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 2:48 PM
A contract employee who managed the Waubonsie Valley High School cafeteria has been charged with stealing more than $50,000 from the school by skimming cash from lunchroom sales, prosecutors said today.
Kristy Davis, 48, who worked for food service...
| Oct 26, 2014
Sculptors, artisan welders, painters, screen printers, furniture makers and other craftsmen have taken root in a cluster of warehouses north of downtown Orlando, helping to bring a cool vibe to Ivanhoe Village and the Lake Formosa area that other urban...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:42 AM
“I have been eating my family’s food since I’ve had taste buds, and I still haven’t gotten close to getting tired of it,” says Alfonso Martinez. His family owns La Tolteca, a small, local chain of Mexican restaurants that...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Due north of Pasadena and pushed up against the San Gabriels, Altadena always seems farther away from Los Angeles than it actually is — maybe because of the looming mountains, or maybe because its unincorporated status gives it an outlier feel. In...
| Nov 16, 2014
Osceola Fall Art Festival: 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 16; downtown Kissimmee; TheFoodTruckBazaar.com
The Food Truck Bazaar Avalon Park: 6-9 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 16; 3680 Avalon Park East Blvd., Orlando; TheFoodTruckBazaar.com
The Food Truck Bazaar...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 12:11 PM
If you are shopping for something special for friends and loved ones, consider something with a sweet or savory sense of place. From cookbooks to sauces, local purveyors have enough choices to fill Santa's sleigh.
Local chefs and food...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The first question you may have about World Tripe Day is whether the occasion in fact exists. It has not, as far as I know, been sanctioned by Congress or any other official sanctioning body, and unlike Melon Day in Turkmenistan (Aug. 9), or National Pigs...