| Nov 12, 2012
| 1:03 PM
As the real estate market continues to improve, so do local housing options for retirees.
Just ask Joe Schmieder. He moved in February to GreenFields of Geneva, a new retirement community in the western suburb. Schmieder had lived for 41 years in a house...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Daniel Mattern, chef at Cooks County, where the focus is on fresh local ingredients and great wine, is having visions of soft-shell crab and big fat asparagus.
Mattern is executive chef and partner at the neighborhood restaurant on Beverly Boulevard....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:29 AM
A 32-year-old Matteson man arrested in Arkansas days after a shooting in Chicago's Beverly neighborhood was charged with murder.
Kyle Arrington was shot in the abdomen on May 15 in the 9900 block of South Walden Parkway. He died about a month later. ...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A Northwest Side man has been charged with stabbing his father to death during an argument Tuesday, police said. Read more
• Police said they are questioning someone in the...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:52 AM
The Rev. Andrew Greeley, the outspoken Roman Catholic priest, best-selling novelist and sociologist known for his deeply researched academic appraisals and sometimes scathing critiques of his church, died Wednesday night, several years after fracturing...
| Sep 21, 2011
Hearing aids might help increase memory, reduce anxiety and increase social interaction among dementia patients, local health experts say.
"Whether you have dementia or not, you need to hear," said Ronna Fisher, audiologist and founder and president of...
| Sep 26, 2012
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...
| Jul 23, 2011
Think about it, fellas. How many times are you stopped on the street by a complete stranger who tells you you're looking great.
Never, you say?
Put on a distinctive hat this summer and I guarantee you'll acquire an instant fashion fan club.
| Jun 8, 2012
Chicago is known for many things. But being the perfect place for stargazing isn't one of the Windy City's traits. If Audrey Fischer has her way, though, it will be.
She wants to be able to look up into the sky — even in the Loop — and see...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Camille Frank was definitely, emphatically not interested in finding a husband.
She'd had two of those, neither a pleasant memory.
So when Joseph Einoder sat down at a table next to hers at a Chicago country music joint, she cold-shouldered him. It...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Older people who face a challenging personal situation can find emotional comfort and practical advice at local support groups.
Paul Slosar attends a support group for those caring for a relative with memory loss. The support group meets at Smith...