Hunt for former car leads to Pontiac project
When Lance Buhrman of Mundelein was in his early 20s, he possessed his dream car: a Jade Green 1968 Firebird Ram Air 400. Athough he went on a fruitless search to find that car in 2016, he ended up with a satisfying project when he found and modified a 1965 Pontiac LeMans.
How facial surgery helped Elgin woman regain function, confidenceAn Elgin woman with facial paralysis experienced renewed function and self-confidence after undergoing an innovative series of surgical procedures at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield.
How a forgotten piece of land became Naperville's next big community assetWhere most passers-by would see a forgotten piece of land overrun with weeds, 95th Street Library manager Karen Dunford saw potential.
Which wireless earbuds are best for headbanging? Sammy Hagar puts three to the testSure, sound quality, price and call quality matter for headphones. But not if the darn things won't stay in your ears as you bounce through life. See how Apple's AirPods 2, the new Beats Powerbeats Pro and the Bose SoundSport Free hold up to the rocker test.
#MeToo backlash? More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them, survey says.The problem with this knee-jerk fear, of course, is that to get promoted, younger employees need the kind of informal face time and one-on-one interactions that build trust and develop relationships, giving senior-level managers the confidence to take a risk on promoting them.
Constable: New charity gives Des Plaines mom the furniture she needsA mom with two kids was facing eviction when she found an apartment in Des Plaines, thanks to Open Communities. A new charity called the Chicago Furniture Bank, with help from Walter E. Smithe, gives her the furniture she needs.
How much money do you need to be wealthy in America?Rich is relative. Merely having a net worth of $1 million, it seems, doesn't mean you're wealthy.
Fittest Loser contestants take new health habits into the futureConfidence, hope, energy … these are all things the Fittest Loser contestants found by the end of the competition, in addition to losing weight and builidng muscle.
Soak up some sun at a local beachThe Polar Vortex made this winter particularly miserable. And now that summer is finally in sight, why not plan on making the most of the warm weather at one of these local beaches, which offer activities for the whole family.
Smelling junk food long enough may quash a cravingQ: I read about a study that said smelling junk food you want to quit eating -- hello, pizza and donuts! -- will stop your craving. Is that really true? I want to eat healthier, but some foods are so hard to resist.
Tips for talking to your kids about collegeParents and caregivers have the opportunity to step in and help their children cope during one of the most stressful times of the year when they accept or decline college offers. Here's some tips for talking about college with your kids
Don't work garden soil if heavy clay is too wetWorking the typically heavy clay in Chicago soil when it is too wet can have a negative impact on its structure and result in hard clumps of soil and a crust.