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Easter

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  • Biblical dramas gather Easter faithful

    Biblical dramas gather Easter faithful
    UPDATED: The Bible had a very good night in Easter evening television.  "A.D. The Bible Continues," NBC's new series about the Jesus' apostles, drew 9.7 million viewers, the biggest audience of the night. (No. 2 was CBS' "Madam Secretary" with 9.3...
  • Day of 2,000 Easter eggs: Lincolnwood's annual hunt gets kids hoppin'

    Day of 2,000 Easter eggs: Lincolnwood's annual hunt gets kids hoppin'
    When the fire truck blares its horn during the annual Easter egg hunt in Lincolnwood's Proesel Park, the seasoned egg-hunters know what to do. Run as fast as you can and scoop up as many colored plastic eggs as possible before they're all gone....
  • PEEPshow becomes Easter tradition

    PEEPshow becomes Easter tradition
    Eloise Marsh scampered from one exhibit to the next, eager to see what creations had been made from the same kind of Peeps she had found in her Easter basket earlier in the day. "I had a Peep for breakfast," said Marsh, 4, of Silver Spring. "But I had...
  • Easter sunrise service held in Putnam

    The Rev. Gil Bourquin from the Putnam Baptist Church arrived at the Riverview Market Place at 6 a.m. on Easter Sunday. He set up microphones, placed speakers on chairs, lined up electrical cords and prepared for the interfaith sunrise service scheduled...
  • Easter Bunny hops by for lunch in Libertyville

    Easter Bunny hops by for lunch in Libertyville
    A very special celebrity guest drew nearly 150 people for two seating of lunch April 4 in Libertyville. The Easter Bunny himself was the headliner for a "Lunch with the Bunny" at Adler Lodge, which also included an egg hunt and mini-parade. The...
  • Egg tree a tradition for Geneva woman

    Egg tree a tradition for Geneva woman
    Liz Haythorne of Geneva has had an Easter egg tree ever since she was a young girl. "In all the years the house has been in the family we have missed only a couple of years. Regardless of the weather it always seems to get done," she said. Haythorne...
  • Hinsdale Easter hunt offers a field of colored eggs for harvest

    Hinsdale Easter hunt offers a field of colored eggs for harvest
    The skies were sunny and the ground dry which made for perfect Easter egg hunt weather Saturday morning in Hinsdale. Waiting for the signal to start, children lined up on the sides of the field in Robbins Park where several hundred plastic eggs had been...
  • Southland families celebrate Easter with church services, egg hunts

    Southland families celebrate Easter with church services, egg hunts
    Southern California families came together on Easter Sunday to celebrate in many ways, including with a traditional sunrise service in Huntington Beach, special masses at downtown Los Angeles' Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and a host of charity...
  • Letters: A longer stay on Easter Island is best

    The only problem with stopping at Easter Island on a cruise is that one doesn't spend enough time there to see everything ["Going Stone Crazy," by Millie Ball, April 5]. It is far from anywhere, but a trip there combined with either the Galápagos...
  • For the Orthodox, Easter is still to come

    For the Orthodox, Easter is still to come
    In the sanctuary of St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, a cross made of candles flickered above a table that would soon become a symbolic tomb covered with the Plaschanitsa, a shroud bearing the image of Christ. It was Friday evening, and the faithful...
  • Easter dining options from Phil Vettel

    Easter dining options from Phil Vettel
    And now, a topic that needs very little introduction: Easter. Brunches and dinners. Plain and fancy. City and suburban. Make reservations as soon as you can. A10. The Hyde Park restaurant will serve Easter brunch from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. House-made pastries,...