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  • 15 ways to get healthy in Howard County in 2015

    Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...
  • Creek supports chess programs in city

    Coconut Creek recently joined a growing list of cities interested in providing an opportunity for children, and all members of the community, to get involved in chess. City commissioners passed a resolution supporting the development of chess programs in...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Dec. 21 'Jazz on Sundays' The Chesapeake Arts Center presents vocalist Kristin Callahan at 3 p.m. at 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Tickets are $15, $13 for military with ID, $12 for seniors and center members and $10 for children 12 and...
  • UMBC chess team advances to national championship

    UMBC chess team advances to national championship
    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County's chess team placed third out of 45 teams in a major tournament over the weekend. The team advances to the President's Cup, dubbed the "final four of college chess." During the weekend's Pan-American...
  • Lehigh Valley stars will shine in dozens of big and small 2015 movies

    Every year, it seems as if more talented Lehigh Valley natives and former residents are hitting the big screen. In 2015, actors, animators, costume designers, composers, producers and directors are working in movies both big and small. The sheer...
  • Kings, queens and checkmates, from Sunrise to London

    Kings, queens and checkmates, from Sunrise to London
    This battle of wits extends across the pond — electronically, that is. Sunrise students will take on chess players in the United Kingdom on Tuesday at 8 a.m., from the comfort of their classrooms. Kids from Sawgrass and Sandpiper elementary...
  • Blotter: Books, chess set stolen in Arlington Heights

    Blotter: Books, chess set stolen in Arlington Heights
    A fraudulent call was made to the 2300 block of East Rand Road on Dec. 6, where the caller claimed to be from ComEd seeking money for past due bills. A sleeping bag valued at $40, a chess set valued at $20 and two books valued at $20 were taken from a...
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...
  • Bert Rodriguez is turning his apartment into a museum — with him in it

    Bert Rodriguez is turning his apartment into a museum — with him in it
    Visitors to Stockbridge, Mass., can drop in on a museum that features Norman Rockwell's old studio. The eastern edges of Long Island harbor the home and studio that belonged to Abstract Expressionist power couple Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner. And...
  • Piatigorsky house is gone, but pieces of history were saved

    Piatigorsky house is gone, but pieces of history were saved
    The distress call came in early July from a longtime resident of Brentwood. "The Piatigorsky house is being demolished," she said. "We were their neighbors for 60 years." Los Angeles was losing part of its cultural history, she said. The two-story...
  • Dead trees turned into art in parks, along Chicago's lakefront

    Dead trees turned into art in parks, along Chicago's lakefront
    Two trees once slated for the ax are being transformed into works of art—oversized chess pieces—just off Lake Shore Drive, near the Belmont exit. The two trees will become a single art piece created by the local artist Margot McMahon as part...