| Feb 16, 2011
| 7:36 AM
Here are the top deals to be found at Chicago grocery stores Jewel-Osco for the week of Feb. 10, with coupon matchups. I don't list every item from the Wednesday grocery ad, only those that are close to their low prices or those that have a good coupon...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 10:22 PM
Dominick’s has upset a contingent of consumers over selling packaged food with expired dates.
The supermarket chain’s fan page on social networking site Facebook has been riddled with comments from posters who identify themselves as customers...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 6:35 AM
The major excitement of my shopping week -- let's be honest, of my week in general -- came on Friday when Whole Foods sold organic, free range chickens* for $1.69 per pound. I dug into the "bulk meat savings fund" and bought 10 chickens for $93. That...
| May 25, 2011
| 10:54 AM
It's the Memorial Day shopping week, one of the top opportunities of the year to stock up on pop, hot dogs and snacks. Here are the top deals to be found at Chicago Jewel-Osco grocery stores for the week of May 26, with coupon matchups. I don't list every...
| May 26, 2011
| 2:55 AM
The days leading up to Memorial Day weekend are some of my favorite days to grocery shop all year. All the good stuff is on sale -- lovely, unhealthy goodies like pop, beer, chips and hot dogs, plus a few healthy items like watermelons and strawberries. I...
| Mar 26, 2010
| 6:03 PM
A month ago, Dan Coyne knew just two things about a cheerful cashier who worked at Jewel-Osco in Evanston: her first name and her need for a new kidney.
On Friday, however, their lives became inextricably linked after Coyne donated one of his healthy...
| Feb 7, 2010
Dan Coyne had the surprise all planned out: Near the end of Myra dela Vega's Friday night shift as a cashier at Jewel-Osco in Evanston, his children would buy some groceries and hand her a card. Inside would be the unexpected news that Coyne could...
| Jan 8, 2010
For Chris Kurinsky, living in Chicago means access to the lakefront in a neighborhood that provides nightlife options beyond plastic beer cups.
Five years ago, he found all that and more when he moved into his one-bedroom condo loft in the Fulton River...