| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Omar Ibrahim, a relative newcomer to Hampden, went to the Roosevelt Park pool for the first time Saturday, and was impressed that it cost only $2 to get in.
The next day, Ibrahim came back with his three children — not knowing it was Friends and...
| Jun 20, 2013
To the right of the counter at Brother Tim's Vegetarian Fast Food, a photo of a lean African-American man, at work in a kitchen, grinning, leaps out from the faded page of a decades-old news clipping. The story opens, "Tim Thompson is a one man crusade...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:30 AM
If you suffer from migraines, some of the foods you eat may be triggers.
Pinpointing the cause of migraines--and the foods that may trigger them--is as random as finding a needle in a haystack. Migraines is a disorder in which the brain is highly...
| Jun 13, 2013
Doug Sohn, Chicago's sausage ambassador to the world, has a new book telling the story of how the son of a urologist ended up running the most popular hot dog stand in town. It's called "Hot Doug's: The Book," and it recounts the sausage stand's growth...
| Jun 13, 2013
Logan Square hot dog stand Redhot Ranch is opening a second location in Lakeview this fall.
Located at 3055 N. Ashland Ave., the second location will sell the same Depression Dogs,Vienna hot dogs wrapped with fries, and French-fried shrimp as the...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:55 AM
"So cut away the thick calluses from your heart and stop being so willfully hardheaded. God, your God, is the God of all gods, he's the Master of all masters, a God immense and powerful and awesome" (Deuteronomy 10:16-17 The Message).
These words came...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:26 PM
More than 100 art and craft booths will be at Arts in the Park, which runs Saturday and June 16 at Melgaard Park. The booths will offer a variety of wares from exhibitors from at least 12 states.
There will also be 18 food booths to satisfy people&...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Sitting around a table at Duplex on Third in Beverly Hills, the cast and writers of ‘Forev’ considered whether they would marry someone after knowing them just one day.
With two in favor of giving it a shot and three opposed, the group...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Sunday is a big NFL day. And, that means it's also a big food day. There are few better ways to enjoy the NFL playoffs than with Potts' hot dogs, cheesesteaks and other goodies. This Sunday, the Potts' Hot Dogs in Northampton, located about a half-mile...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:26 PM
Go ahead. Get the tar and feathers.
Or I'll stack the wood and bring the matches.
Not being a Chicagoan by birth, I know I should just stay away from your sentimentality. If you think ketchup on a hot dog is an act of subversion, so be it. I'm not...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 6:33 PM
When Somerset County Grangers gathered at Kings Family Restaurant in Somerset Jan. 19 for the winter luncheon meeting, they had a variety of things to “howl” about. Not only were they beginning a new year of activities for their Order of...