14 suburban, city food fests to spice up your summer
From Long Grove's Strawberry Fest to Highwood's Inferno Fest to Naperville's Ribfest to two Bloody Mary fests, there's a fest for every taste. Here are 14 to whet your appetite.
Festivals June 21-27: Swedish Days, concerts, cruise nights & moreGeneva's Swedish Days continues, Rotary GroveFest opens in Downers Grove and Bartlett hosts a Global Arts Festival. These are just three of many suburban and city fests this week.
Horns are growing on young people's skulls. Phone use is to blame, research suggests.New research in biomechanics suggests that young people are developing hornlike spikes at the back of their skulls -- bone spurs caused by the forward tilt of the head, which shifts weight from the spine to the muscles at the back of the head, causing bone growth in the connecting tendons and ligaments.
Batavia boutiques add fashionable flair to city's downtownPaula's Couture Consignment and Six+Cypress are two Batavia boutiques that are adding a fashionable flair to the city's downtown.
Survey sees biggest U.S. honeybee winter die-off yetU.S. beekeepers report their worst winter yet for honeybees, losing nearly 38% of the colonies.
Let others do the cooking at your next cookoutYou love backyard entertaining but don't enjoy the mess, time, and heat involved in a DIY barbecue. Why not let others do all the work for you?
Meet the New York couple donating millions to the anti-vax movementHedge fund manager and philanthropist Bernard Selz and his wife, Lisa, have long donated to organizations focused on the arts, culture, education and the environment. But seven years ago, their private foundation embraced a very different cause: groups that question the safety and effectiveness of vaccines.
Fox River Forest Preserve offers boating, camping and moreThe Fox River Forest Preserve boasts panoramic views of the river making it the perfect backdrop for taking pictures, relaxing as well as boating and camping.
U.S. air quality is slipping after years of improvementAmerica's air has been steadily getting cleaner, but the last two years that's not been the case with more unhealthy air.
After cooking up cures for a living, now Barrington man lives to cookThis week's spotlight lands on Marc Salit of Barrington who spent 40 years in a pharmaceutical biology lab attempting to cook up cures for diseases; now that he's retired, he loves cooking up food for his family and friends.
A hot, thirsty summer calls for the Turtle KrawlWhen summer weather finally sets in, Penny Kazmier draws on craft cocktails including the Turtle Krawl to transport her to a tropical place.
Through the Film Magnifier: Barry Manilow, Deadheads, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Connors, a fishing derby and more