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  • Library Notes for March 11

    Events for the whole family are being held at local libraries. Antioch Public Library 757 N. Main St. (847) 395-0874; http://www.apld.info Concert: Irish folksinger Ian Gould will perform contemporary and traditional Irish and Celtic Music at 2 p....
  • UConn Women Win Second Consecutive AAC Title

    UConn Women Win Second Consecutive AAC Title
    UNCASVILLE – Back in October at the New York Athletic Club, the coaches of the American Athletic Conference gathered on media day for pictures, conversation and cold cuts. Turns out, they were visionaries because they saw more than just the autumnal...
  • Obama library footprint for Olmsted parks should aspire for modesty

    Obama library footprint for Olmsted parks should aspire for modesty
    No one who knows anything about the way Chicago works expects the Chicago Plan Commission on Monday to oppose Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to transfer parkland to the city if the Barack Obama presidential library and museum lands here. The mayor...
  • How do we find each other? Lots of ways ..¬†friends can help

    How do we find each other? Lots of ways .. friends can help
    Smitten by Nancy, Charlie chased her down at a charity walk. Lisa, landlocked in Florida, fell for Thomas as his ship crossed the Mediterranean, and agreed to marry him before meeting face-to-face. Ready to give up, Penny gave online dating one last try...
  • 'Siberian Express' freeze in eastern U.S. to continue into next week

    The deep freeze that broke records in hundreds of cities across the eastern half of the United States on Friday will last most of next week. Another widespread round of ice, snow or freezing rain is set to start falling Saturday from Missouri to the mid-...
  • Mayo: Where to play pickup soccer in Fort Lauderdale

    Mayo: Where to play pickup soccer in Fort Lauderdale
    Got lots of feedback on my Thursday Broward print column about pickup soccer players getting the boot from Fort Lauderdale parks. The gist: It's not only informal players getting squeezed by Fort Lauderdale's field shortage, but also kids in organized...
  • Those quirky, 'nearly perfect' Scandinavians

    Those quirky, 'nearly perfect' Scandinavians
    "The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia" Picador, $26 Is any country perfect? Based on media reports and various academic studies, the Scandinavian countries have a reputation of attaining near-perfect status....
  • Andrea Bocelli: Better than a box of chocolate

    Andrea Bocelli: Better than a box of chocolate
    You think the average couple feels pressure every time Valentine's Day rolls around? Well, imagine being the focus of thousands of dates, with a cost that can surpass a high-end dinner and a nice piece of jewelry. That's what Andrea Bocelli faces....
  • Public parks are sacred

    Without open, clear and free public parks, Chicago would be an oppressive place to live. The world-class cities of the world boast world-class public parks.   In the late 1800s, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, the designers of the parks,...
  • Junetta Jones

    Junetta Jones
    Junetta Jones, a pioneering African-American soprano who performed with the Metropolitan Opera after winning its 1963 Young Artists competition, died of dementia complications Feb. 17 at the Crofton Rehabilitation Center. The former Liberty Heights area...
  • Special techniques take top honors at VCAC Photo Show

    Special techniques take top honors at VCAC Photo Show
    Unique techniques are on display at the Vernon Community Arts Center's third-annual Photography Show, which runs through March 14. At the Opening Reception (or rather the midway reception, as the event was postponed twice due to weather) awards were...