| Nov 25, 2010
We all have people in our lives who are tough to buy for. You know, the ones who have everything they need and buy everything they want.
It sure would be nice to come up with an unexpected gift that shows some thought and a lot of love.
| Jul 15, 2010
| 8:09 AM
| Aug 14, 2010
The western suburbs range from the inner ring of Oak Park and Cicero to the bustling Naperville and Schaumburg corridors and beyond. They're bungalow belt, suburban cul-de-sac and pastoral mansions. And they're inextricably linked to the city, first by...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 8:53 AM
Here are some fun free or cheap things to do in the Chicago suburbs this weekend. Stay warm!
Schaumburg cut-rate fun: Half price to Legoland in Schaumburg is the deal of the day on FamilyFinds. That's 2 adults and 2 kids admission for $34, normally $68....
| Jan 17, 2011
| 1:35 AM
Hey, parents, don't you just love those Mondays in February when the kids are off from school but the adults still have to work? It's like the schools said, "Everything's going a little too smoothly here -- let's kick it up a notch!" Here are some free...
| 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...
| May 25, 2010
Wall Streetâs stunning reversal Tuesday ought to leave stock market bears with serious doubts about how much lower they can push share prices in the short term. Thatâs the view of veteran trader Jon Najarian at optionmonster.com in Chicago. He......
| Jan 21, 2011
The birth of a big litter of African wild dog puppies at Illinois' Brookfield Zoo late last year is great news for their endangered species. The litter, born to 6-year-old mother Kim and 4-year-old father Digger on Thanksgiving, contains a......
| Jul 8, 2005
In another close call at a local zoo, a polar bear wandered through an unlocked door and came within 10 feet of a Brookfield Zoo employee last month, officials said Thursday.
The bear passed by without harming the zookeeper, who was cleaning up toys...