All Aboard: Canadian tourist train Rocky Mountaineer marks 30 years in 2020
"You expect me to spend my vacation on a train?" Yes, when it's the Rocky Mountaineer, the largest privately owned luxury tourist train company in the world that offers trips across Western Canada and the Canadian Rockies in style.
Weekend at play: Husky Heroes at Morton Arboretum, Loverboy at the GeneseeHusky Heroes races into the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, more than 450 pianists of all ages perform during American Grands 25 in Elgin and Canadian rockers Loverboy headline Waukegan's Genesee Theatre.
How development along the Fox has changed the Tri-CitiesAs the communities that lie along the Fox River age, the way riverfront property is used and developed has changed.
Master a Cajun classic in 30 minutes with this easy shrimp étoufféeShrimp Étouffée is a classic from the canon of Cajun and Creole food favorites. This easy version has just a few ingredients and comes together in about 30 minutes.
Mauer: Ditch the blue box for this tasty, low-carb take on mac & cheeseIf you love macaroni and cheese but don't want all the carbs that come with it, try Don Mauer's tasty, low-carb take that uses cauliflower to replace the macaroni and baked pork rinds as a breadcrumb topping substitute.
Norge Ski Club's international winter tournament returns for 115th yearWith a little ingenuity and a lot of dedication, Norge Ski Club members have turned a hill in Fox River Grove into a destination for daring ski jumpers who gather there each January to create a competitive spectacle.
Dining out: $1 cinnamon rolls Friday at new Cinnaholic in SchaumburgGet $1 cinnamon rolls from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday during the grand opening of Cinnaholic in Schaumburg; Geneva Restaurant Week continues while the Naperville and Chicago Restaurant Weeks start Friday; and Rookies offers $1 specials, this week on the suburban dining scene.
Celebrate Husky Heroes at annual Morton Arboretum eventHuskies and their owners will show off their skills this weekend when the Morton Arboretum in Lisle sponsors its annual Husky Heroes event.
Osteria By Fabio Viviani features celebrity chef's spin on classic ItalianCelebrity chef Fabio Viviani expanded his restaurant empire into Downers Grove this fall, and diners at Osteria will find a menu that tweaks traditional Italian.
Screenings for mystery virus at O'Hare: What you need to knowPassengers arriving at O'Hare International Airport from a region in eastern China will start being screened this week for a new virus that causes pneumonia and has sickened hundreds in Asia.
9 essential gadgets worth the real estate in your kitchenHere are some of my all-time favorite gadgets to make your cooking life better. This is about great gadgets, both low- and high-tech, that deserve a spot in your kitchen because they work hard and smart.
Snowshoe team trains in all conditions to get ready for Special Olympics Winter GamesAt the Special Olympics regional snowshoeing tournament earlier this month at Hoffman Estates High School, the Lake County-based Crusaders team took first in 13 events and will send nine athletes to the Winter Games next month at Chestnut Mountain in Galena.
Through the Film Magnifier: Dallas Green, Tony LaRussa, The Lone Ranger, electric cars, a war protest and more