| May 24, 2014
Bicycling enthusiasts in Highland Park can look forward to trail and sidewalk improvements this summer, as the city continues working on its 18-year plan to improve biking and walking paths.
Eventually, Highland Park is hoping to be considered a...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:26 AM
First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to present the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service to 10 institutions, including the Chicago Public Library, at a White House ceremony on Thursday.
In an announcement today, the White House described...
| May 3, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Annapolis skipper John White, whose USA 1162 team won the only race of the day in the J/80 class, earned North Sails Local Boat of the Day at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta Annapolis on the Chesapeake Bay.
“Off the starting line, we were...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Bolstered by a busy season that saw an uptick in senior golfers taking advantage of discounted rates, Glencoe Golf Course was able to make significant improvements to the public greens, officials said.
Stella Nanos, director of the circa-1921 public...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:16 PM
A bus experiencing mechanical difficulties burst into flames along the Edens Expressway in Glencoe on Monday night, but not before all occupants escaped unscathed, police said.
The bus became fully engulfed by fire near Tower Road about 10:30 p.m.,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Sun-Times reports that, starting Saturday, visitors to the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe will be asked to pay $5 extra to park if they're not residents of Cook County -- so $25 for a passenger car instead of the......
| Sep 5, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Police in north suburban Winnetka are investigating a possible cougar sighting near the Erickson Forest Preserve.
The unconfirmed sighting Monday night near the 1300 Block of Willow Road follows reliable reports of a cougar in suburban Glencoe just a...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:24 AM
In a week in which beleaguered Fisker Automotive failed to make a $10-million loan payment, owners are looking to unload their cars. In some cases, they are seeing some very low offers.
There were 48 listings for the high-end, hybrid electric Fisker...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 5:20 AM
A cougar may have been sighted near the Skokie River in Winnetka,following similar reports earlier this summer on the North Shore, police say.
The animal was spotted at 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of Willow Road, near the village’s public...
| Sep 13, 2012
The 10-month project that uses native plants to knit the soil surrounding the garden's North Lake into a firm, erosion-resistant mixture that also enhances the habitat for animal life.
The Chicago Botanic Garden recently unveiled the largest perennial...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...