Apr 27 2016 | 11:51 pm
- Cubs ace Jake Arrieta is pitching his team into uncharted territory. And the small Spanish fishing village of Arrieta couldn’t care less.
Apr 24 2016 | 6:46 am
- Two big breaks transformed one-time Elgin computer programmer Dennis Svehla into Denny Diamond, the Neil Diamond tribute artist finishing a gig on stage today in Las Vegas.
Apr 21 2016 | 12:31 am
- The serious knee injury that shortened the career of Bears great Gale Sayers shouldn’t cause those kind of problems for Kyle Schwarber. The young Cubs slugger underwent surgery Tuesday to have his knee rebuilt and is expected to return to...
Apr 19 2016 | 9:47 am
- According to Burt Constable’s Facebook “news” feed, Justin Timberlake has a thing for Mount Prospect women. Matthew McConaughey is moving to Palatine. And Bill Murray already had laid claim to Bolingbrook.
Apr 16 2016 | 6:49 pm
- Before she hit her teen years, Abby Goldberg extended the Earth Day celebration into an entire week. Now the 16-year-old Grayslake student is an award-winning environmentalist.
Apr 14 2016 | 6:53 am
- Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo can expect instant sales when he promotes his new “RizzO's” honey nut toasted oats cereal. Long-suffering Cubs fan Angelos Theotokatos of Arlington Heights dreams of such success as he markets his unique Cubs...
Apr 11 2016 | 10:53 pm
- The new metal detectors outside Wrigley Field should protect Chicago Cubs fans from deranged gunmen and terrorists aiming to launch attacks inside the ballpark. But the more useful protective device might be the new netting designed to save the...
Apr 11 2016 | 9:42 am
- We’ve all seen the cancer patients who don a scarf or comfy hat as their treatment makes their hair fall out. Cathy Nilson of Lindenhurst has a closet full of headwear options, thanks to friends who’ve sent her 78 hats and counting.
Apr 07 2016 | 5:03 am
- Compiling a two-game win streak to start a baseball season is rarefied air for the Chicago Cubs and their fans.
Apr 05 2016 | 5:50 am
- The spring break college tour is a staple for suburban parents and high school kids looking for the perfect institute of higher learning. But that college decision isn’t the most important question in life.