St. Charles church's free spaghetti dinner re-opens with drive-through
St. Charles Episcopal Church is resuming its monthly free spaghetti dinners with drive-through service on Sunday, May 31.
Five memorable items at the Dunn Museum in LibertyvilleBecause the public can't visit the Bess Bower Dunn Museum in Libertyville due to the state's stay-at-home order, Kim Mikus asked its curators to share a few memorable and favorite items from the exhibition galleries and collections.
Arlington Heights art teacher brushes aside COVID-19Christine Thornton's new Hello Art Studio in Arlington Heights was going great until the pandemic hit and she was forced to close the doors in March. Today, she's running some popular online classes, and says "We're going to be OK."
Suburban restaurants prepare to reopen -- with precautions -- for outdoor diningRestaurants are taking multiple steps to reopen for outdoor dining on Friday, including reducing patio capacity, creating dining areas in parking lots and more.
When you see a wildflower, thank an antAnts have never made it to the "most loved insect" list. While ants inside our homes means trouble, the presence of native ants in the woods and prairie is a good thing.
'All the fun stuff is gone': What reopened suburban hair salons, barbershops will be likeSuburban hair salons and barbershops can reopen Friday with measures that safeguard the health of customers and employees, but that takes out much of the joy, service providers said.
District 75 band directors travel around to make music with studentsThere was music in the air throughout Mundelein as fifth-grade band directors Carol Holck and Chelsea Hutchings took their teaching to students' driveways for some appropriate social distance band practice that brought smiles to all.
Five Lake County churches withdraw suit against PritzkerFive Lake County churches who alleged Gov. J.B. Pritzker violated their religious freedom in restricting the size of their gathers, withdrew their lawsuit late Thursday after Pritzker softened the rules surrounding gatherings at places of worship in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Which of the suburban beaches will be open this weekThough most suburban beaches remain closed, two beaches are currently open for recreation and swimming and a third is scheduled to open Friday.
Streamwood teen to compete in Special Olympics gaming eventStreamwood resident EJ Davis will be part of the 2020 Special Olympics Xbox Virtual Gaming Event on Saturday against competitors from 11 other states.
Pop-up Food Pantry provides food for families in need in AuroraNorthern Illinois Food Bank and the Quad County Urban League join Aurora to provide food for families in need Thursday at Phillips Park.
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