| Aug 24, 2014
| 12:58 PM
The Highwood Chamber of Commerce is putting a new spin on its repertoire of events.
Instead of an additional festival or fair, Celebrate Highwood will introduce "Girls Night Out!," a potential series of get-togethers that currently has one firm date...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Sure, you could win a car. Or cash. Or free play. But how close to fame does that place you? Calder Casino and Race Course (21001 NW 27th Ave., Miami Gardens, 305-625-1311, CalderRaceCourse.com) is giving away a trip to a taping of "The Big Bang Theory"...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:39 AM
In a month that already includes the conclusion to the TournEvent of Champions Slot Tournament, a Ford Escape giveaway, and a flyaway trip to Live with Kelly & Michael, Calder has announced the opening of a new video poker lounge with over 20 games....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Most school children love a field trip.
The term "field trip" originally designated an excursion to collect specimens for botanists, geologists and their ilk.
But by the 20th century, the term had evolved to indicate any sort of trip out of the...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:00 PM
These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events
Corks for a...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 12:43 PM
A new poll finds that while air travelers aren't canceling plans from fear of contracting Ebola, 40 percent said they are taking extra precautions while flying, such as washing hands more frequently and using hand sanitizer.
Previous polls suggested...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:15 AM
Cody Knipfer, Claire Lawson and Kyle Smith admitted they are all still a little jet lagged and groggy.
Three days ago, the McDaniel College students returned from a trip halfway around the world that they believe could have changed their academic...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Pope Francis beatified 124 martyrs before a crowd of hundreds of thousands here Saturday, and called on South Koreans to heed their example of sacrifice in a world of growing poverty and inequality.
The beatification Mass was one of the main events of...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Cruise Line International Assn. sent out some information last week about the value of mini-cruises. What caught my eye was how short and how cheap some of the getaways could be. You can take a West Coast overnight cruise for about $100 per person, less...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:07 PM
The CDC is ordering Maryland health officials to monitor all travelers entering the state from three West African countries for signs of Ebola as the federal agency is pressed to tighten border screening for the deadly virus.
Starting Monday, the...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto shared the stage in Los Angeles to speak about opportunities for the Golden State and its southern neighbor to work together on business opportunities, climate change and higher education....