| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:29 AM
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...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:59 AM
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...
| Dec 17, 2014
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...
| Dec 19, 2014
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...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:14 AM
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.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:59 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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.
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:49 PM
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...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:03 PM
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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:40 PM
In their final face-to-face meeting before Tuesday's election, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and challenger Jim Oberweis clashed over economic and social issues, with each accusing the other of being out of touch with Illinois voters.
Republican Oberweis, 68,...
| Oct 14, 2014
Cory Doctorow’s short story, “Anda’s Game,” was released in 2004, but it’s only become more relevant in the past decade. […]...