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  • Begyle Brewing beers coming to Chicago bars in late August

    Begyle Brewing beers coming to Chicago bars in late August
    After months of planning and form-filing, Begyle Brewing is just a few weeks away from having their beers sold in Chicago bars. The Ravenswood-based brewery, run by friends Brendan Blume, Matt Ritchey and Kevin Cary, is planning to distribute using a...
  • Dining with a bunch of strangers on a farm has never been so good

    Dining with a bunch of strangers on a farm has never been so good
    During some farm dinner tours, guests stroll through tomato arbors before enjoying the still-warm fruits of their vines. But on this one, we crept toward a herd of still-warm cows shortly before enjoying a dinner of their relatives. We were in Elkhorn,...
  • Feds arrest Gov. Blagojevich to stop ... A political 'crime spree'

    The predawn rousting of Gov. Rod Blagojevich from his Ravenswood Manor home Tuesday marked a stunning climax to a tale of alleged public corruption unmatched in Illinois' storied history of elected scoundrels and thrust the state into an unprecedented...
  • REV. MAGDALENA GARCIA: Latina pastor keeps door wide open

    REV. MAGDALENA GARCIA: Latina pastor keeps door wide open
    It would seem only fitting for Rev. Magdalena Garcia, an award-winner for her commitment to multiculturalism and inclusion, to lead what's known as the Church of the Open Door. Garcia said she has no idea how or when Ravenswood Presbyterian Church,...
  • 2010 Good Eating awards

    Good Eating salutes those people in the Chicago-area food and beverage world who are making a difference through their passion, vision and commitment to quality. This year's awards go to a range of experts, including entrepreneurs, auctioneers,...
  • Roscoe Village: So hot, it's cool

    Roscoe Village: So hot, it's cool
    Patrick McDermott and his wife, Katie, ride their bikes to the lakefront, over to Fellger Park and to softball games at nearby Hamlin Park. They often walk to Roscoe Street to shop the boutiques and grab a sandwich at Costello's. Living in Roscoe...
  • Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich arrested on federal charges

    Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich arrested on federal charges
    The predawn rousting of Gov. Rod Blagojevich from his Ravenswood Manor home Tuesday marked a stunning climax to a tale of alleged public corruption unmatched in Illinois' storied history of elected scoundrels and thrust the state into an unprecedented...
  • Thin crust pizzerias around Chicago

    Spacca Napoli (Ravenswood), 1769 W. Sunnyside Ave., 773-878-2420 La Madia (River North), 59 W. Grand Ave., 312-329-0400 Piece (Bucktown/Wicker Park), 1927 W. North Ave., 773-772-4422 Gruppo di Amici (Roger's Park), 1508 W. Jarvis Ave., 773-508-5565...
  • Down to earth

    Steve and Jackie Smith were early adopters of geothermal energy in the 6,000-square-foot home they built in Prairie Grove in 2002. Their three geothermal units provide almost all the heating and cooling, as well as hot water, they need in their McHenry...
  • Green highlights

    You can see the stars from the tower that tops Stuart and Margaret Walker's Lake Bluff home. "We call it the office," said Stuart Walker, "but really, it's a lot more than that." It's like the "tree house the 10-year-old in me always wanted," Stuart...
  • 99 THINGS TO DO

    1. Carry a loaded squirt gun. 2. Catch fireflies and keep them overnight in a glass jar with a bit of grass and a wax-paper lid. 3. Treat yourself to an ice cream sundae at Gayety’s, 3306 Ridge Rd., Lansing; the Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor, 7347 W....