| May 23, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets.
7 a.m.-1 p.m., June 2-Oct. 13, at Burlington Park, 30 E. Chicago Ave.
Darien *NEW THIS YEAR*
3-7 p.m., June 11-Oct. 8, at Community...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Chicago River Day, which is Saturday, is like the proverbial box of chocolates: you never know what you're going to get.
Volunteers from three area churches who work on the river cleanup have found all kinds of things.
"Along with a lot of glass and...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:27 PM
No one was injured when a charter bus carrying Indiana middle-school students traveling to Six Flags Great America in Gurnee caught fire Wednesday morning, according to a news release from the Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Department.
| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:46 PM
In the crowd watching the annual L.A. Pride Parade on Sunday, Raymond Sylvester could hardly keep the smile off his face.
Sylvester, 74, was at the first parade in 1970, when it was so controversial that members of the Los Angeles Police Commission...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:53 AM
A three-day archaeological camp for students grades 4 to 6 will be held in June at the historic Abingdon Glebe house, home of St. James Anglican Church directly across from Gloucester Toyota.
The young archaeologists will be working with the Fairfield...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Charles Alm has a big birthday present in mind this year for his musical hero, Bono.
In fact, the gift will cost upward of $30,000 — even though the U2 singer probably won't ever use it.
Alm, the manager and guitarist of tribute band the...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Davis "Pat" Patterson McNamee, a former Navy and commercial airline pilot and 52-year resident of Corona del Mar, California, died in his home with family by his side on April 28th, 2014. He was 87 years old.
Pat was born in Seattle, WA on December 4th,...
| May 18, 2014
Exactly when the first Baptist believers settled on the lands south of the James River in the late 1600s is hard to determine from the surviving records.
But according to an ancient grand jury document citing them for not attending the established...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:41 AM
It isn't news that Anthony McGill is a masterful clarinetist, but his recital Sunday evening for Music in the Valley still surprised. The pristine technique, the breadth of tone coloring, the expressive richness of phrasing -- all of these gifts...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Priced out of much of Los Angeles, young professionals are zeroing on several neighborhoods around USC and to the west, as the expanding Expo light rail line delivers new residents to the area.
Communities such as Jefferson Park, Leimert Park and West...