Get kids outdoors but protect them from insects, sunburn
It's great for kids and families to head outside to play and take hikes, but remember to protect your children from insect bites and too much sun.
Why do some people get side effects after COVID-19 vaccines?Temporary side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine, including headache, fatigue and fever, are signs the immune system is revving up -- a normal response to vaccines. And they're common.
Is your wedding budget ready for the reception resurgence?Now, as the percentage of vaccinated Americans grows and restrictions ease, celebrations are roaring back. If you're moving forward with or modifying wedding plans, here's how to prepare your budget.
Expand your outdoor living optionsWith spring and warmer weather in full force, you want to venture more regularly beyond your back door and bask in the splendor of Mother Nature on your patio or deck. The catch? The sun can get awfully bright and hot, and it's no fun being exposed to rain or other unwanted elements.
Don't forget the sunscreen for outdoor activities this weekendAs water park weather arrives this weekend, take advantage and don't forget the sunscreen.
Treat Dad to a special meal for Father's Day 2021This year for Father's Day, consider giving Dad the gift of time spent with you over brunch, lunch or dinner. Many suburban restaurants are offering dine-in and meal kit options.
New shops, restaurants a boon to the east side of St. CharlesThe scorecard for the east side of St. Charles isn't as bad as one would think just because Charlestowne Mall is paralyzed by some sort of perpetual development limbo and the Pheasant Run Resort has quickly become a walk down memory lane.
As Illinois reopens, what do families with children too young for vaccines do?For the first time in 15 months of COVID-19, most people can navigate their lives without restrictions and in relative safety. That's if you're 12 and older and eligible for vaccines. What about the 11-and-younger crowd?
Largest organized ride in Illinois, Fifth Third Bike the Drive is backBoasting upward of 20,000 participants, the Fifth Third Bike the Drive launches bright and early Sunday, Sept. 5, capturing Chicago's lakefront with a rolling fleet of two-wheeled, three-wheeled and, yes, even one-wheeled bicycles.
Save-A-Pet's Run For the Sun 5K helps fund no-kill shelter's programsSave-A-Pet, a no-kill rescue in Grayslake, will host its Furry Friends 5K Run and Fun Walk on June 19.
Garden walk showcases Libertyville's hidden garden gems June 26There are five beautiful and unique gardens on the Hidden Gems Garden Walk, which will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 26, in Libertyville.
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: Bobby Hull, Peter O'Toole, Ted Nugent, aerobics classes for kids and more
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: Frontier Days, Bill Veeck, PeeWee Football, The Cellar nightclub and more
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Hamburger University, Tug-O-War, Dance competitions and more
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: WrestleMania, Michael Jordan, slot car recing, canoe classes and more