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  • Aurora police continue search for missing boy

    Aurora police continue search for missing boy
    As Aurora police on Sunday continued their search for a boy missing after his mother's apparent suicide in a Rockford hotel room, the boy's father waited, hoping for good news from authorities on his son's whereabouts. James Pitzen, 39, said he last...
  • Search for missing Aurora boy shifts

    Search for missing Aurora boy shifts
    As authorities expressed increasing concern about a missing 6-year-old Aurora boy and shifted their search to the Rock Falls area, his father remained optimistic Wednesday that his son would be found safe. “Timothy is a very intelligent young man,&...
  • May 16 - 20

    Emerald Smoke - Flavour Cooking School - Brookfield Zoo - PAWS Chicago Tuesday, May 17 "Emerald Smoke" MMA Training Center (312) 666-5107 www.emeraldsmokemma.com Wednesday, May 18 Flavour Cooking School Forest Park (708) 488-0808 www....
  • Free summer museum days in Chicago

    Free summer museum days in Chicago
    Far be it from The Frugalista to discourage you from patronizing Chicago's museums. If you have a favorite institution and you can afford it, by all means, become a member. But assuming you don't join everything, here's a list of museum free days and...
  • Blizzard Blog: ComEd to restore power by mid-day

    Blizzard Blog: ComEd to restore power by mid-day
    As of 6 a.m. today, about 5,800 ComEd customers were still without power, according to a company news release. Of those, 5,000 were in Chicago.s The company expects all power to be restored by mid-day today. Officials late Wednesday night said crews...
  • Free family Valentine's Day outings in Chicago this weekend

    Free family Valentine's Day outings in Chicago this weekend
    Here are some free ways for families to celebrate Valentine's Day in Chicago this weekend: - Go to Marble Slab Creamery on Michigan Ave. for a free sample of a tiramisu ice cream creation. - Get a free Caribou Coffee when you buy one, with this coupon....
  • Brookfield Zoo introduces African pups

    Brookfield Zoo introduces African pups
    Ten African wild dogs born to the same mother in November at Brookfield Zoo didn’t seem as wild as their name suggests as they were getting 12-week exams and vaccinations in assembly line fashion on Thursday. Some were shaking and scared. Others...
  • Second dolphin calf dies at National Aquarium

    Second dolphin calf dies at National Aquarium
    Animal trainer Deirdre Weadock has worked at the National Aquarium long enough to have seen her share of life and death, but she'll tell you this has been the roughest week of her career. Losing one dolphin, then another, within days. "You can't...
  • A little town with a lot of appeal

    A little town with a lot of appeal
    Note to movie location scouts: La Grange Park offers the perennially Normal Rockwell-ish streetscapes you want for movies set in the 20th century. Its dog-walking, baseball-playing, flag-waving residents would make congenial extras as they come and go...
  • Extreme East Coast Heat Wave Blamed in 64 Deaths

    Extreme East Coast Heat Wave Blamed in 64 Deaths
    NEW YORK -- The massive heat wave that baked half the country in triple digit heat indexes last week may have caused as many as 64 deaths in 15 states, the National Weather Service said late on Tuesday. Forecasters said the area still suffering from...
  • October 25 - 29

    Donnell Rawlings - Nick Vujicic - Pyrotechniq - John Pinette - Creatures of the Night - Hillel Levin - Ron Fitzgerald - Halloween Soul Train - David "Rock" Nelson Monday, October 25 Donnell Rawlings Through Wednesday Zanies 1548 N. Wells Chicago www....