| Sep 28, 2009
| 9:48 PM
Henry T. Hopkins, a distinguished museum director and educator who played a leading role in establishing Los Angeles' art scene, has died. He was 81.
He had suffered from a brain tumor for about eight months and died Sunday morning at Belmont Village,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Liping Wei, 31
Hometown: Chengdu, China
Major: Culinary arts
School: Kendall College (17 percent international students)
Liping Wei was a bored office worker with a taste for adventure when he stumbled across an Internet video about Chicago's...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:41 PM
The Lake Area Furry Friends bowl twice a month. They have bowled together almost 10 years. By this point, their routine is established: They meet for dinner at the Patio restaurant in Lombard; then they head over to the Tivoli Bowl in Downers Grove; and...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is proud to present nationally acclaimed artist and author Sharon Louden, who will give a talk and a book-signing at the College on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Louden will discuss her new book, "Living & Sustaining a Creative Life:...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:44 PM
When Exal Iraheta found out he had defaulted on a $17,105 student loan, his first reaction was dread.
"I immediately was like, what am I supposed to do?" he said. "You feel like you're sinking. Instantly."
Though Iraheta works full-time as a media...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:18 PM
This year, lakeside runners, bikers and dog walkers will have more than the waves of Lake Michigan and traffic on Lakeshore Drive to take in.
A bright red, 250-foot-long, 10-foot-tall sculpture rises, falls and wraps around trees along the lakefront...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:05 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. Every week, Shannon Johnstone takes one dog for a walk to the top of the old North Wake Landfill, a 470-foot peak built from 20 years of Raleigh, N.C., garbage.
It's a park now, covered with dirt, grass and a polyethylene liner.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:06 PM
In a "Project Runway" season where fights between contestants raged for hours, one of the finalists took refuge in what some would consider a disability: being deaf.
Justin LeBlanc would turn down the volume on his cochlear implant or completely...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Santino, Mondo, Uli, Christian and, of course, WENDY PEPPER. Since its inception in 2004, “Project Runway” has been about so much more than great fashion—it’s also brought us some great characters. Though this is entertainment,...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:57 AM
News briefs from Lake Forest and Libertyville.
Deer Path to host service day
Eighth-grade students at Deer Path Middle School in Lake Forest will participate in a community service day on Oct. 25 as a part of their graduation activities. The entire...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:54 AM
You have a Netflix queue, which you maintain, nurture, cull and arrange just so.
Therefore you curate movies.
You have iTunes playlists on your computer, each of which probably tells a kind of story. Therefore you curate music.
I don't have a...