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  • City may put a lid on latest eco-trend

    City may put a lid on latest eco-trend
    Just as Chicago consumers get the hang of reusable grocery bags, a new movement has sprouted to make local grocery shopping even greener: reusable containers. Called BYOC — bring your own container — by its fans, the process involves carrying...
  • All-natural bedbug sprays have little bite

    All-natural bedbug sprays have little bite
    Bedbugs combine all of the bloodsucking annoyance of mosquitoes with the survival instinct of cockroaches. No bigger than apple seeds, the adult bugs hide in ingenious places — inside electrical outlets, behind baseboards, deep in carpet fibers &#...
  • Trampoline parks launch debate over safety

    Trampoline parks launch debate over safety
    When Jennifer Quinn springs into the air at Xtreme Trampolines, the 35-year-old feels like a kid again. "It's a really fun place," she said of the Carol Stream warehouse, where the public can jump around on trampolines stitched together like a giant...
  • Curtis Duffy to leave Avenues, open own restaurant in West Loop

    Curtis Duffy to leave Avenues, open own restaurant in West Loop
    “I want to have the best restaurant in the country. I want to obtain that third Michelin star.” If it isn’t clear chef Curtis Duffy wants to be uttered in the same breath as Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, and his former boss Grant...
  • Feed a cold — and maybe a fever too

    Feed a cold — and maybe a fever too
    Is it feed a cold, starve a fever? Or the other way around? With cold season upon us, parents are reviewing their folk wisdom and trading elaborate — if unscientific — protocols for reintroducing solid foods to tender tummies. Have you...
  • Midwest events

    Midwest events
    Illinois May 28-29: Mackinaw Music and International Wine & Beer Fest, Mackinaw. Wine and beer tasting, along with a variety of musical entertainment at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard. Fee applies; 309-359-9463; tinyurl.com/3gofqou. Miles from Chicago: 160...
  • Rappers flow toward singing

    Rappers flow toward singing
    A change wasn't going to come. By 2005, Aloe Blacc's decade in hip-hop had begun to yield diminishing returns. Though the Orange County-raised rapper had earned underground respect, the genre increasingly favored flamboyant eccentrics like Kanye West...
  • Book review: 'The Breaking of Eggs' by Jim Powell

    Book review: 'The Breaking of Eggs' by Jim Powell
    The Breaking of Eggs A Novel Jim Powell Penguin: 342 pp., $15 paper In his debut novel, "The Breaking of Eggs," British writer Jim Powell surveys an impressive breadth of time — and trains his focus on a small slice. The book's historical...
  • Ohio Gov. Kasich to back Barbour for president

    Ohio Gov. Kasich to back Barbour for president
    Haley Barbour can count on backing from fellow Republican governor John Kasich of Ohio in his 2012 presidential campaign. Kasich’s support is a tangible benefit of the Mississippi governor’s leadership of the Republican Governors Assn....
  • Top 20 Cities with the Most Drunken Drivers

     
    In 2008, 11,773 people were killed in alcohol-related crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. To prevent or curtail drunken-driving fatalities, nearly 1.43 million drivers were arrested in 2007 on suspicion of driving...
  • TSA team created to help Give Kids the World at OIA

     
    Team Care – a program of the Transportation Security Administration – and Give Kids The World in Kissimmee have begun working together up to provide assistance to families with children with life-threatening emergencies as they travel through Orl...