| 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...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:11 AM
One thing to know about our book club
We are the Smith Village Ladies Book Club. Smith Village is a continuing-care retirement community in Chicago's Beverly neighborhood.
In a retirement community, our conversations about the books are...
| Jan 2, 2013
At night, when Marie Moore is driving west along 95th Street near California Avenue, she looks up at the 25-foot spire atop Little Company of Mary Hospital and the concrete statue of the Virgin Mary standing aglow in a nearby alcove.
"It sounds corny,...
| 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...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:33 PM
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Steven Arroyo, one of L.A.'s most ubiquitous restaurateurs, has just opened a new taqueria called Escuela. The diminutive 25-seat restaurant will serve a rotating menu of about......
| Feb 14, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Happy Valentine's Day! On the most "romantic" day of the year, you might refer to Zagat's 2011 Los Angeles edition of "The Essential Dating & Dumping Guide" (hopefully, for the dating and not the dumping), subtitled "Restaurants & Nightspots: Where......
| Aug 5, 2010
| 4:36 PM
One of Italy's tastiest exports is heading for Malibu. Grom, the upscale Italian gelato chain, seems to have finished conquering New York and has turned its delicious attentions toward the West Coast. According to the company's website, Grom will arrive...
| Mar 19, 2010
| 10:32 AM
Some call her a visionary. Others call her a mentor, a teacher and a friend.
"She brings a vision," Helen Eaton, President Executive Director of the Chicago Children's Choir said, "An incredible vision shes one of the most creative intelligent and...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:57 AM
Chicago police shot and killed a man in the city's Beverly neighborhood who they said turned toward them with a weapon in his hand, officials said this morning.
The shooting happened around 11 p.m. Monday near West 95th and South Wood Streets,...
| 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...
| Dec 23, 2011
Dozens of Chicago area soldiers are back home, just in time for the holidays.
More than 75 reservists from the 822nd Military Police Company returned from an 11-month tour in Afghanistan. They were welcomed back to the Army Reserve Center in Arlington...