A trio of hard-to-find warblers cooperated nicely for area birders
Spotting rare birds can be a challenge. They are often "one-day wonders," observed by lucky birders in the right place at the right time. Recently, three coveted warbler species stayed put, just where the birder reports said they would be.
How the pandemic could affect prep sports rivalries, team dynastiesThe Illinois High School Association's plan to slowly and carefully move toward starting prep sports again in the fall raises hope that some sense of normalcy could return for prep athletes.
Nine suggestions to improve your outdoor spaceWhether you have a backyard big enough for socially distanced entertaining, or even a stoop, balcony, patio or corner lot, you can upgrade your outdoor space to make it somewhere to visit.
Warm, soft, homemade naan is the no-fuss bread for the no-fuss bakerThere is nothing like freshly baked bread. For those who don't want to turn the oven on, here is stove-top naan. Try it tonight.
Why We Walk: 'Strike Out ALS' with Les Turner's virtual 5K or 1-mileThe Les Turner ALS Foundation has hosted the Strike Out ALS 5K and 1 Mile Run, Walk & Roll since 2010. While previously always held at Guaranteed Rate Field, this year's event will be virtual.
How College of DuPage is preparing for fall termThis fall, College of DuPage will deliver curriculum online and through hybrid courses. The goal is to minimize the density of individuals on campus, making it safe for those students and essential employees who must come to campus.
New Northbrook principal returns to where his career beganSam Kurtz knew what he was getting into. It's why he returned. While the Maple School where he taught is not the same one-year-old Maple School built right next-door at 2370 Shermer Road in Northbrook, as its new principal he feels the same energy.
Why We Walk for ALS: 'He remains positive and continually inspires all of us'Kristen Stott talks about her dad, Hugh's, struggle with ALS. Hugh Stott, spent more than 40 years in the fire services field before retiring in June of 2019 as Deputy Chief of the West Chicago Fire Protection District. Kristen and other family and friends will participate in the Les Turner Foundation's virtual Strike Out ALS 5K and 1 Mile Run, Walk & Roll July 16.
Herald's drone photo: A colorful stop between assignmentsI was traveling between graduation ceremonies at Glenbrook South and Glenbrook North high schools on a recent Saturday afternoon and happened upon the spectacle of big, colorful kites filling the sky at a Glenview park.
Dining events: Guzman y Gomez's $2 tacos, Shaw's Lobster Festival and moreFrom $2 tacos in July at Guzman y Gomez in Naperville to Shaw's Schaumburg's annual Lobster Festival to Mon Ami Gabi's Bastille Day specials, check out what some suburban restaurants have to offer this week.
Why We Walk for ALS: 'She truly lived life to the fullest'Judy Carter shares the story of her cousin Eileen Frederick, who died in 2017 after a five-year battle against ALS. Carter and her family will take part in the Les Turner Foundation's virtual Strike Out ALS 5K and 1 Mile Run, Walk & Roll July 16 in honor of Eileen.
Through the Film Magnifier: Doug Buffone, Cloris Leachman, draft registration, aerobics class and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Iranian Hostage freed, Pee Wee baseball, Jim Harbaugh Bruce Sutter and more