| May 15, 2011
| 5:58 PM
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...
| May 18, 2011
| 6:34 PM
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 18, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Emerald Smoke - Flavour Cooking School - Brookfield Zoo - PAWS Chicago
Tuesday, May 17
MMA Training Center
Wednesday, May 18
Flavour Cooking School
| May 31, 2011
| 2:51 PM
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...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 5:05 AM
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...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 6:39 AM
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....
| Feb 17, 2011
| 4:08 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 4:56 PM
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.
| Jul 22, 2011
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...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 6:49 AM
Donnell Rawlings - Nick Vujicic - Pyrotechniq - John Pinette - Creatures of the Night - Hillel Levin - Ron Fitzgerald - Halloween Soul Train - David "Rock" Nelson
Monday, October 25
1548 N. Wells