Feb 11 2016 | 9:11 am
- People often gripe about “political correctness” and exalt those good old days. But Valentine's Day at most schools is so much better today. Surprisingly, online dating shows evidence of being better than the old-fashioned ways, too.
Feb 09 2016 | 10:33 am
- In his classic “The Waste Land,” poet T.S. Eliot proclaimed April as “the cruelest month.” But February can make a case for being pretty nasty, too.
Feb 04 2016 | 10:11 am
- Spending an afternoon in Volo proves to be scenic.
Feb 07 2016 | 8:28 am
- Kids who came to him in the 1960s to get their long hair trimmed still come to Caesar Sorrento as men to get their short gray hair trimmed. This month, Sorrento starts his 50th year of being a barber at Sorrentino's Barber Shop in downtown Arlington...
Feb 05 2016 | 10:09 am
- Ron Rivera might be the only thing from Super Bowl XX still going strong in Super Bowl 50. ESPN recently aired the story of the 1986 Super Bowl champion Bears. But everything from the commercials to the halftime show makes it clear that a lot has...
Feb 02 2016 | 12:52 am
- FX's American Crime Story miniseries “The People vs. O.J. Simpson” features big-name actors and lots of drama. But at its center are two dead people, including a Buffalo Grove native whose family changed forever in a moment.
Jan 31 2016 | 1:38 pm
- Palatine native Bill Dyszel has made a living singing with the New York City Opera and writing “Microsoft Outlook for Dummies” and 20 other books in the Dummies series. He’s returning to the suburbs Feb. 27 with a critically...
Jan 27 2016 | 11:45 pm
- Hungry for the physical competition he enjoyed as a high school wrestler and football player, Wheaton’s Todd Carroll takes part in “Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge.” Tune in Sunday on the CMT network to see how he did.
Jan 26 2016 | 12:22 am
- You can take it with you, if “it” is your political opinion. An Arlington Heights woman’s obituary shuns flowers in pursuit of one last political barb — against Hillary Clinton
Jan 24 2016 | 9:29 am
- The battle for civil rights has many fronts. Local lobbyists for the National Federation of the Blind will travel to Washington, D.C., next week, seeking a more accessible Internet and fair wages.