Constable: He has no pulse, but Des Plaines man hasn't missed a beat as 'LVAD Dad'
Diagnosed with congestive heart failure at age 22, Dantrell Brown, of Des Plaines, is a husband, dad and online superhero called "LVAD Dad."
How to talk to your child about bullyingBullying is an age-old topic parents are faced with as kids grow up. But in today's increasingly connected digital environment, parents now must consider all the new avenues these behaviors can take place.
Overworked and overwhelmed: How to safeguard your healthAll work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, as the saying goes. But the consequences could be worse than that, according to a recent study.
Fired up for the Fourth? Where to find fireworks displays in the suburbsAfter COVID-19 largely quieted fireworks in 2020, the summer sky shows are back with a bang this summer. Check out where to catch them in the coming weeks.
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.
Suburban Skyview: Dinosaur adventure at Fox Valley Mall in AuroraIn this week's Daily Herald drone photo column, cars are dwarfed as they drive through a dinosaur adventure in the parking lot of the Fox Valley Mall in Aurora.
Seven strategies to reinvent your dining roomWhether it's a formal space for fancy feasting with relatives on holidays or a more casual area where a big table, cabinet and hutch hog most of the square footage, the dining room has outlived its usefulness for many homeowners, serving instead as a spot where dust gathers and people don't.
Looking for a new bike route? Check out the 2021 Ride GuideWith riding season in full swing, it might be time to look for a new bike route. Check out the 2021 Ride Guide, published by Ride Illinois.
Elgin man starts creating 'living, breathing sculpture of trees' in Wing ParkAn Elgin man has led an effort to plant 37 catalpa trees in Wing Park, making what he says will be a "living, breathing sculpture."
Lake Zurich community honors retiring crossing guardThe Seth Paine Elementary School community came together to recognize the faithful service of their beloved crossing guard Curley Strack.
How to keep your gardens looking greatGroom your borders to improve plant appearance and maximize flower production. Gently remove dried or yellowed bulb foliage because the bulbs are going dormant and have already stored nutrients for next year's flowers.
Through the Film Magnifier: Bob Collins, Jack Nicklaus, Richard Daley, Woodfield Mall Ice Arena and more
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