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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...
  • Lifelong friends are good for your health

    Lifelong friends are good for your health
    Seventy years have passed since four little girls in crisp white blouses and plaid skirts shared graham crackers, nap mats and giggles at St. Barnabas School in Chicago's Beverly community. It was 1942. Rosalie, Kathy and Mary Jane were in one...
  • 40 shows for your Chicago summer, from 'Rock of Ages' on stage to 'Richard III' outdoors

    40 shows for your Chicago summer, from 'Rock of Ages' on stage to 'Richard III' outdoors
    School is winding down and the days are stretching out, which is the perfect time for fun at the old ballpark, beach, street fair, and all the other seasonal frolics that Chicagoans dream about during the dreary winter months. But don't forget that...
  • Color your world

     Color your world
    Above the Grove Portage Trail at the River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook, the canopy of trees was taxicab yellow. With the sun pouring down from above, the colors glowed. Beneath them, we walkers gaped at the view, pointed our cameras and counted...
  • Winter agenda: Events for the season

    Winter agenda: Events for the season
    STAGE The Christmas Schooner Have yourself a City of Big Shoulders Christmas at the Mercury Theater, the current home of the beloved Chicago musical, “The Christmas Schooner.” Created by John Reeger and Julie Shannon, “Schooner”...
  • November 27: Midday Fix - Handmade Ornaments

    November 27: Midday Fix - Handmade Ornaments
    Handmade Ornaments Make Your Own Ornaments Sunday, December 2 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. The Morton Arboretum 4100 Illinois Route 53 Lisle www.mortonarb.org/
  • Bucktown trees part of special project

     
    Interesting nature project happening in Bucktown, WBEZ has the scoop: Researchers in Chicago are beginning a study [in Bucktown] Tuesday that they hope will extend the life of urban trees. All those trees you see lining shady Chicago sidestreets...
  • It's a dandy day in the neighborhood

     
    Yesterday: No blossoming dandelions in sight on the lawns in our neighborhood. Today: Dandymania. Here's a cell phone picture of the first yellow blooms of the season in our dreadful yard. This marks the resumption of hostilities between me and......
  • Dividing underperforming daffodils

    Dividing underperforming daffodils
    It's time to divide daffodils. I didn't get as much bloom this spring as in years past. Paradoxically, this probably means the daffodil plants are happy. They've produced so many new bulbs beneath the soil that the clumps have become too crowded. For me,...
  • June 15 - 19

    Archery - Volleyball - Gymnastics - Animal House - Brickworld Monday, June 15 Archery Custom Shop Forest Park (708) 366-4864 www.archerycustomshop.com Tuesday, June 16 The Asics Jr. National Volleyball Championships Today Navy Pier www....
  • Crowning glory: Denise Ruch's Villa Park garden, the 2003 Glorious Gardens Overall Winner

    Crowning glory: Denise Ruch's Villa Park garden, the 2003 Glorious Gardens Overall Winner
    Anyone gardening in the Midwest has to be gutsy, a glutton for punishment -- or both. We're not like those gardeners in Oregon and Washington. You know the ones, pictured on the glossy spreads of just about every gardening magazine where they show off...