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  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the Sept. 4 City Council meeting. All council members were present. * EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS Mayor Jane Egly presented a proclamation to Dave Thomas and Kevin Mundt commemorating the 20th anniversary of AREO, a gift and home décor...
  • Hey, Dad! 8 things to do with the kids this weekend

    Hey, Dad! 8 things to do with the kids this weekend
    Hey, you’re a cool parent.  Not an eye-rolling source of embarrassment for your kids.  Oh, you are? Well, “Yo Gabba Gabba” creator Christian Jacobs knows what you mean. And he’s about the coolest dad ever. Way back before he...
  • Chicago game developers try for Kickstarter boost

    Chicago game developers try for Kickstarter boost
    Larry Griffin broke all kinds of unwritten rules about creating a video game development studio when he founded Cosmosaur. The recent Columbia College graduate and three former classmates started the company with almost no money or industry connections....
  • Man dies week after being hit by car while skateboarding

    Man dies week after being hit by car while skateboarding
    Reginald Destin died doing what he loved most: skateboarding. After taking up the sport at a young age, Destin, 42, became a pillar in the Chicago skateboarding community, known by many for his signature “wall ride” move that took Destin...
  • Haakenson: Kekai, Reynolds, Verdone to enter hall

    The Surfers Hall of Fame has announced its 2012 class of inductees who will be honored in a ceremony in front of Huntington Surf & Sport on Main Street on Aug. 3, during the weeklongU.S. Openof Surfing. Rabbit Kekai, Dane Reynolds and Andy Verdone will...
  • From a jail cell to a church

    From a jail cell to a church
    Christian Hosoi had it all. Long before he was legally old enough to drink, the skateboarder nicknamed "Christ" was a stud on the pro circuit who was touted as an emerging rival to the legendary Tony Hawk. Hosoi's fame brought him a lot of money, parties...
  • Swanson goes big on snow

    Sammy Swanson has goals that reach as high as the mountains he has shredded on his trusty snowboard, including one day becoming a Winter Olympian and X Games competitor. So far, as he's proven himself as among the nation's elite in the sport, it...
  • Tony Hawk Foundation gives $25,000 for Hampden skatepark

    The Tony Hawk Foundation has given $25,000 toward the construction of a skateboard park in Roosevelt Park in Hampden. The Skatepark of Baltimore, a nonprofit group dedicated to raising enough money to build a place for area youth to skateboard safely,...
  • X Games will expand to three new international sites in 2013 with six total events

     
    Beginning in 2013 the X Games, the world's largest action sports competition, will expand from three annual events to six, ESPN announced Tuesday, with four of the events to be held outside the U.S. as organizers seek a stronger global......
  • U.S. Open of Surfing: Kelly Slater advances to men's final against Yadin Nicol

     
    With one of the best performances of the competition, Kelly Slater advanced into the men’s final at the Nike U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach. The 10-time world champion used a backside rotation with big hang time to post......
  • The Morning Fix: 'Simpsons' salary snafu. Myspace's new look.

     
    Tuesday's headlines include a salary dispute on "The Simpsons," a look at Myspace's new look and Google's plans for YouTube to go pro....