| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Lady Gaga has been to Table Fifty-Two so many times, she apparently has a favorite table.
The pop star had brunch Sunday at the Near North neighborhood restaurant. And as is tradition for her, she sat on the second floor.
“She was upstairs at...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 3:00 PM
On any other Sunday, the Niebrugge family would be in the pews for the morning service at Metro Church in Winter Springs.
But this being Easter Sunday, they got up at 4 a.m. and drove through the darkness and the drizzle to find their seats, along...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:53 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO — Highways and bus transit ground to a halt in parts of Brazil early Friday, and flights were delayed as Brazilians launched on their long Easter holiday weekend.
Brazil's transportation system has been the subject of heated...
| Apr 10, 2014
Moraine Township is partnering with Sunset Foods in Highland Park this Friday and Saturday in a special food drive entering the Passover and Easter holidays, highlighting a growing food insecurity in the community.
Hours will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. both...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Holy Cross Catholic Church in Deerfield defines itself by the phrase "go make a difference."
That spirit is particularly manifested during the Christian season of Lent, which began Wednesday and lasts through Easter Sunday. The church has scheduled a...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Easter, said the Rev. Thomas Baldonieri, pastor at St. James Parish in Highwood, "is truly a joyful time of the year, especially after participating in the Lenten practices of prayer, fasting and alms-giving."
Capping Holy Week, area churches are...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Alia Shawkat was born in Riverside, Calif., today in 1989. This birthday gal is probably most easily recognized for her role as Maeby Funke on "Arrested Development." Her other TV work includes appearances on episodes of "NTSF: SD:...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Highland Park wants to work with area clergy to meet the needs of the community's most vulnerable residents.
Mayor Nancy Rotering recently met with seven religious leaders in what is believed to be the city's first meeting of its kind. Rotering...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Fun things to do in Tinley Park, Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena and Bolingbrook from April 11-22.
Prizes for best Easter bonnets, an egg hunt and craft show will be part of the Tinley Park Bunny Hop from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday,...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:46 PM
A new teaching area at Peck Farm Park now officially bears the name of Ralph Dantino, a Geneva alderman and park district supporter who helped create the expansive park around the new dock.
A crowd of family and friends gathered at Peck Farm on a...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Imagine a menacing 30-foot tall Easter Bunny with five-foot long buck teeth, and you can begin to understand what it was like to be Clair Shumon Turner.
She is Pauline Ignas' tiny toy poodle, one of about 30 dogs participating in the recent Winnetka...