Barrington couple launches Miles for Smiles running event to help local YMCA families
A Barrington couple with a passion for running launched a charity event, Miles for Smiles, to help support underprivileged youths served by the Buehler YMCA.
Here's the scoop: A cat's purr means a lot more than just a content kittyMikayla cuddled a tabby she wanted to adopts. As the cat's purring increased in volume, Mikayla wondered how cats purr.
Two stores close, one opens in Algonquin CommonsAs 2020 begins, the makeup of stores and restaurants in the Algonquin Commons shopping center along the Randall Road corridor is changing once again.
Why credit card rewards are targeting 'convenience' spendingIf you're spending a lot on convenience -- whether in the form of grocery delivery, ride-hailing or meal delivery -- your credit card wants to reward you for it, while encouraging you to spend more.
Marklund's volunteers help staff, residents in making everyday life possibleMarklund is always looking for volunteers at its various facilities to help its clients "make everyday life possible."
Eat chocolate, feel good at Naperville charity Chocolate Walk Feb. 8Gather some friends and join the Feb. 8 Downtown Naperville Chocolate Walk, which benefits housing, counseling and drug prevention services for youths.
Plan ahead: 'Family Ties' stars in 'Love Letters' at Batavia Fine Arts CentreGet your tickets now: "Family Ties" stars Michael Gross and Meredith Baxter star in "Love Letters" in Batavia, the Lake County Craft Beer Festival returns to Grayslake and Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues play the Raue Center in Crystal Lake.
Constable: Polish American actress from Bartlett hosts 'Flavor of Poland'As an actress who was born in Poland and grew up in Bartlett, Aleksandra Augustynski straddles both nations as the host of a new culinary travel television series called "Flavor of Poland." The show airs locally at 11 a.m. Saturdays on WTTW.
Batavia lawyer named Marklund's volunteer of the yearAttorney Reese Peck of Batavia has been volunteering at Marklund for more than four years, accompanying residents on outings, decorating their group homes and helping them open Christmas gifts. He was named Marklund's volunteer of the year last April.
Former 1968 Camaro owner reunites with an old friendCars stir up magical moments from the past. That's certainly true with this 1968 Camaro SS 396. It's a classic packing close ties to Chicago history, as well as fond family memories for Ralph Greinke of Norridge, too.
Always treat nurses with careIf you want better health care, one of the best moves you can make is to get to know your nurses. This holds true in the doctor's office and in the hospital.
Through the Film Magnifier: Dallas Green, Tony LaRussa, The Lone Ranger, electric cars, a war protest and more