Why we walk: Clearbrook's services essential to those with disabilities, their families
As a result of the pandemic, Clearbrook's 2nd Annual Step It Up for Clearbrook 5K Run/1 Mile Walk will take place virtually Sept. 26. Lace up your shoes and join the organization on the sidewalk, treadmill, trail or wherever you can get out and run or walk.
Cutouts of Arlington Heights little leaguers at Guaranteed Rate FieldSix Arlington Heights baseball little leaguers can't be at Guaranteed Rate Field for this weekend's crosstown series, but their cardboard cutouts will be.
Constable: Record-tying season puts new spin on hurricane name gameWe've had a record-tying number of hurricanes in 2020, the most since 1916, and actually ran out of names. Perhaps, we need to remedy that by adding a more diverse list of names.
Grandma's cabbage slaw gets a flavor boost from honeyIf you're not a fan of cooked cabbage, then eat it raw. Shredded and mixed with a creamy dressing, you've got the beginnings of a beautiful friendship with coleslaw.
Nine suburban districts started school in person. How are they faring against COVID-19?Nine suburban public school districts started the school year with in-person learning. Here's how they are faring with COVID-19.
Woodland Elementary teacher transforms bedroom into a remote classroomWoodland Elementary East second-grade teacher Claudine Mardehow is one of hundreds of Chicago area teachers adapting to teaching remotely, but her colleagues say she is thriving because of her hard work and dedication to her students.
Schaumburg police support Special Olympics with 'Cop in the Lot'With most in-person fundraisers for Special Olympics Illinois and its Law Enforcement Torch Run canceled by the pandemic this year, agencies like the Schaumburg Police Department are innovating new and COVID-appropriate ways for people to donate.
Dining: Lettuce Entertain You Restaurant Week debuts, plus Buddy's Bites N Brews opens in SchaumburgLettuce Entertain You Restaurant Week kicks off Monday, Buddy's Bites N Brews is now open in Schaumburg, and Itasca's Church Street Brewing Company hosts a four-day eighth anniversary bash.
Barrington High grad leading effort for later school start timesEric Albrecht, advocacy program manager for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, hopes school districts nationwide implement later start times based on scientific research showing that students need more sleep.
Best Bets: Common teams with Chicago Children's Choir for world premiere videoCommon joins with the Chicago Children's Choir for its virtual fundraiser "Reverberation: A Celebration of Enduring Voices," and Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez speaks in a virtual presentation hosted by Elmhurst University.
A platter of crisp, Cajun-spiced fried green tomatoes is a fitting coda to summerIf you've never made fried green tomatoes and are generally frying-averse, this recipe is airtight. It provides a fitting ending to summer.
Every fall, I celebrate the Moon Festival with mooncakes. This year, I'm ordering them online.Chinese people around the world eat mooncakes in celebration of the Moon Festival, or Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on Oct. 1 this year. The festival is all about "family reunions and expressing love to the faraway family members, friends and lovers," said Pu Wang, associate professor of Chinese literature, language and culture at Brandeis University.
Images; Through the Film Magnifier: Carlton Fisk, The Kingston Trio, Dudley Moore, a beard contest and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Bill Veeck, George Hamilton, Bridge Club, Stateville Prison riot and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Doug Buffone, Cloris Leachman, draft registration, aerobics class and more