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  • Lawyer: Dentist in I-88 fatal crash has incurable brain disease

    Lawyer: Dentist in I-88 fatal crash has incurable brain disease
    The Naperville dentist who authorities said caused a fatal accident when he was driving the wrong way on the Reagan Memorial Tollway last month is suffering from an incurable brain disease that may have played a part in the incident, his attorney said...
  • Death of dentist injured in fatal wrong-way crash called a suicide

    Death of dentist injured in fatal wrong-way crash called a suicide
    The death of a Naperville dentist who caused a fatal crash when he drove the wrong way on the Reagan Memorial Tollway and died after being hospitalized for several weeks has been ruled a suicide. William A. Howe, 43, was pronounced dead Friday at...
  • Seize spring's wildflower moment

    Seize spring's wildflower moment
    Is spring really, finally here? The answer is at your local actively managed forest preserve. Are there little wildflowers popping out beneath the trees? If so, bring out the hammock. One visit to the Reed-Turner Woodland Nature Preserve in Long Grove,...
  • May 30 - June 3

    The Morton Arboretum - Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse - Swap Shop - Santa's Village AZoosment Park - Chicago Pianos Monday, May 30 The Morton Arboretum 4100 Illinois Route 53 Lisle (630) 968-0074 www.mortonarb.org Tuesday, May 31 Kilbourn Park...
  • Leafing Through the Pages at the Morton Arboretum

    Leafing Through the Pages at the Morton Arboretum
    Our book club reads a wide range of titles, frequently about nature. We meet in the Sterling Morton Library, which contains 28,000 books, 12,000 artworks and several hundred nursery catalogs. "Walden" by Henry David Thoreau brought on one of our best...
  • 10 things you might not know about salt

    10 things you might not know about salt
    Every winter, widespread chemical dumping leaves Chicago streets covered in sodium chloride. Here are 10 facts you don't have to take with a grain of salt: 1. Salt has seasoned English in many ways. Because Romans put salt or brine on their vegetables,...
  • Interested in trees? Try 'urban forestry lite'

    Pam Holy and George Davis headed out of the little slice of butterfly heaven that is the Burnham Nature Sanctuary, Davis holding a pruner and Holy lugging industrial-grade limb loppers in a bucket. Along the trail behind them was evidence of the morning'...
  • Seeing the outdoors if you can't, or don't dare to, walk through it

    It was a rough few months recently for your Outdoors Adviser. Injury followed injury followed physical therapy followed reinjury. Caused variously by overuse, underconditioning, clumsiness (it's hard to walk across the Michigan Avenue bridge on a...
  • Let your wildflower appreciation bloom

    Let your wildflower appreciation bloom
    Happy Earth Day, everybody. Today is the 40th annual love-your-planet observation, and not to get all baby boomer nostalgic on you, but I worked the first one. OK, it's not Woodstock, but surely I should get some tree-hugger street cred for staffing a...
  • Theatre-Hikes takes steps in new direction

     
    Something's a-foot at Theatre-Hikes, the Chicago company that combines performance with exercise. The founding artistic director, Frank Farrell, is now managing director. Bradley Baker is taking over the artistic helm. The summer 2010 season also features...
  • January 19-23, 2009

    Monday, January 19 DuSable Museum of African American History 740 East 56th Place 773.947.0600 www.dusablemuseum.org Text AROUND to 97999 for info Wednesday, January 21 The Richard H. Driehaus Museum 40 East Erie Street 312.932.8665 www....