| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:41 PM
A Skokie man was arrested Monday after he was accused of catching a cab ride into Chicago from Rivers Casino and then robbing the driver at gunpoint last May, county prosecutors said.
Pradeep Kumar, 30, caught a cab outside the Rivers Casino in Des...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 11:17 AM
For the Highland Park Strings orchestra, camaraderie among dedicated musicians has served as the group's driving force.
On Nov. 3, the ensemble kicks off its 35th season with a 3 p.m. concert at Highland Park High School.
Founder and co-principle...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Upcoming entertainment options in Highland Park and Deerfield.
One Hot Mess
Formed in 2007, the band One Hot Mess will appear at Vibe at 1935 from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m. Nov. 15. The trio of tight musicians have become known throughout Chicago as a...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Patty Turner Center turns 10
In celebration of its first decade, the Patty Turner Center, 375 Elm St., Deerfield, will host a "sweet-versary" from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Plenty of treats, including champagne and chocolate, will be served and...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:24 PM
A 64-year-old woman was hospitalized after being taken from a fire in the West Ridge neighborhood this afternoon, officials said.
The fire happened at about 2 p.m. on the 2600 block of West Rosemont Avenue, according to Chicago Fire Department...
| Sep 19, 2013
Editorial Page Editor Bruce Dold will lead a discussion about marriage equality in the next Chicago Forward on Oct. 1.
The event is at 6 p.m. at the Museum of Broadcast Communications, 360 N. State St. For tickets, which cost $20: https://cfmarriage....
| Jul 25, 2013
There's a season that calls Chicagoans to gaze out the window and curse the weather. No, it's not the bone-rattling winter. It's summer. During these hot, humid, unpredictable months, in which the thermometer swings between 60 and 100 degrees, Mother...
| Apr 10, 2009
Now is not the time to build a floor from exotic woods shipped from afar. Instead, experts say homeowners want attractive flooring that is durable, affordable, low maintenance, sustainable — and when possible, locally sourced.
Interest in eco-...
| Nov 14, 2008
As owner of a Rogers Park print shop, Kathleen Paluch once printed some T-shirts festooned with the slogan "Made in Rogers Park." When she and her husband Denis traveled, they often wore the shirts, which rarely failed to remind the Paluchs of the kinship...
| Oct 25, 2007
Before Jill and Charley Gross began restoring their 1870s Italianate house in Wilmette, Jill Gross explored Evanston, looking at comparable homes from the same era. She was struck by how the original windows -- narrow and tall with ornate trim --...
| Aug 26, 2007
For more people, buying a home is becoming an act of faith.
Not because of the turmoil in the mortgage market. But rather the increasing diversity of the population and the effort to meet their spiritual needs.
"On the North Shore, a sizable portion...