5 things to do this weekend in the suburbs
Crooner Michael Bublé headlines Rosemont's Allstate Arena Saturday, The Tedeschi Trucks Band brings its Wheels of Soul Tour to Aurora's RiverEdge Park Sunday and the Kane County Fair continues all weekend. These are just a few of the many fun weekend events that await.
The heat goes on: June toastiest on record, July may followThe heat goes on: Earth sizzled to its hottest June on record as the climate keeps going to extremes.
Don't let a small balcony stop you from enjoying the spaceWhen interior designer Kyra Williams lived in Paris, she was always happy to see her fellow city dwellers perched on their balconies, enjoying coffee with friends. "If you're in the heart of an amazing city, your apartment is probably really tiny, so real estate is important," says Williams.
Take a stroll back to the 1890s at Kline Creek FarmThere is a gravel path that serves as something of a time tunnel at Kline Creek Farm near West Chicago. It starts at the parking lot and modern visitors center. But as you follow it back through the trees and along the footbridge across the creek, you slowly step back in time until you emerge at a farmstead that operates much as it did in the 1890s.
Scientists find new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoesScientists say they nearly eliminated disease-carrying mosquitoes on two islands in China using a new technique. The downside: It may not be practical for larger areas and may cost a lot of money.
You downloaded FaceApp. Here's what you've just done to your privacy.When an app goes viral, how can you know if it's all good fun -- or covertly violating your privacy by, say, sending your face to the Russian government? That's the burning question about FaceApp.
Festivals July 19-25: Don't miss the return of the Kane, DuPage and Lake County fairsThe Kane County Fair continues this week; the Lake and DuPage county fairs kick off during the week. Get the details on these and other suburban fests.
Bartlett, Streamwood sisters-in-law compete on cooking showThree members of the Maniya family from Bartlett and Streamwood -- sisters-in-law Azeema, Fatima and Kiran -- have been representing the Chicago area on ABC's Family Food Fight cooking competition show.
This polenta will satisfy for those nights when time is tightAre you a Polenta Snob? No judgment here. I inquire only to save you the chore of gourmand-splaining about how this quick recipe is nothing like the real deal you once had, or spent hours stirring and stirring to an ultra-creaminess.
Raising Cane's chicken fingers restaurant will dip into Arlington HeightsRaising Cane's, a quick-service chain restaurant with a simple menu of chicken fingers, crinkle-cut fries, coleslaw and Texas toast, will dip into Arlington Heights early next year.
Cattle escape near Lake Villa, found cooling off in lakeTwo large, freedom-loving cows escaped near Lake Villa for the second time Wednesday morning, but they were safely brought back home.
Through the Film Magnifier: Barry Manilow, Deadheads, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Connors, a fishing derby and more