| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:45 PM
At the end of this year, we stop to recognize the wonderful work put out by authors living in or originally from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Here is the list of our favorite titles from 2011:
"The Year We Left Home" by Jean Thompson
| Jun 4, 2011
| 8:00 PM
There are still six more hours of great bookish programming scheduled for Sunday at Printers Row Lit Fest. Among the great talks and panels, prolific and respected authors Richard Ford and Terry McMillan will both take the stage.
Tomorrow should be a...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Christopher Garlington and David Haynes will present "The Beat Cop's Guide to Chicago Eats" at 6 p.m. at Barbara's Bookstore at UIC, 1218 S. Halsted St.; free.
Robbie Klein will read at 2 p.m. at the Poetry Center of Chicago, 78 E. Washington...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 8:02 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Lifeguards have given the "all clear" for Los Angeles beaches after a massive earthquake in the South Pacific near American Samoa triggered a tsunami advisory along the California coast.
Los Angeles County lifeguard Capt. Terry Harvey said...
| Nov 30, 2008
Somehow, an unbeaten team that had outscored the opposition by 47 points a game considered itself the underdog Saturday afternoon. And in reality, Phoebus probably was. Stone Bridge was the proud owner not only of a 26-game winning streak, but of last...
| Sep 29, 2009
| 6:53 PM
APIA, Samoa (AP) - A powerful earthquake in the South Pacific hurled massive tsunami waves at the shores of Samoa and American Samoa, flattening villages and sweeping cars and people out to sea, leaving at least 82 dead and dozens missing.
| Dec 15, 2009
| 10:54 AM
The city's Department of Health is asking New Yorkers with creative juices to help design a special limited-edition package for the Big Apple's line of condoms, scheduled to come out next fall.
All New York City residents, 17 years and older, can...