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  • Stay Safe When Exploring the Outdoors in Winter

     
    Winter offers many recreational activities — ice fishing, snow tubing and cross-country skiing to name a few — that depend on cold, icy and snowy …...
  • Philip Hersh: 24th annual awards to international sports figures

     
    So here we are, at the end of another year, finding ourselves looking back at an Olympics with tragedy and triumph, with good sports and sore losers (you know who you are, Evgeny Plushenko), a year with stirring achievements and......
  • Skiing to John Leguizamo in Chicago

     
    On Wednesday night, some intrepid theatergoers were determined to get to see "John Leguizamo Warms Up." They took a turn into the Royal George Theatre, paid $1, checked their equipment, and borrowed a pair of house slippers....
  • New York Fashion Week: Gant by Michael Bastian goes ski tripping to the Green Mountains

     
    The inspiration for the Gant by Michael Bastian Fall-Winter 2011 collection? "We imagined it as a cross-country ski gang called the Green Mountain Avengers," designer Michael Bastian told me at the presentation. "Which we thought would be funny since...
  • Philip Hersh: Women ski jumpers take foggy leap of faith toward Olympics

     
    The fog in Oslo, Norway was so thick Friday that spectators at the bottom of the windswept ski-jump hill at the World Nordic Ski Championships could see little more than the moment the women athletes skied through the finish area.......
  • Standing up for soft rock: Tim Heidecker and Davin Wood bring their smooth stylings to Largo [Updated]

     
    The music of Tim Heidecker and Davin Wood flows into your ears like a clump of lard melting in the iron skillet of your soul. Or something like that. The duo, which just released the absolutely spot-on soft rock parody......
  • Top 10 things to do this weekend

     
    Not a clue what do to this weekend? Read on for the editors’ top picks. Friends of the Des Plaines Library Book Sale The Friends …...
  • Do you have Olympic ambitions?

    Do you have Olympic ambitions?
    Attention Olympic hopefuls: If you want to minimize your risk of injury, you're better off competing in a Summer Games sport than a Winter Games event. That's the conclusion of a new study that analyzed 287 injury reports from the 2010 Winter Games in...
  • January 17: Midday Fix - Silent Winter Activities

    January 17: Midday Fix - Silent Winter Activities
    Michigan has a variety 'silent' winter activities for families that can be enjoyed on any budget – from snowshoeing to skiing to ice fishing and skating. Snowshoeing Snowshoes are a great way to explore the winter wonderland. It's inexpensive and a...
  • The U.P. for last-minute skiing

    The U.P. for last-minute skiing
    If you ask a serious Midwestern downhill skier or snowboarder the best places to pursue those passions, you may be told: Out west. Out east. The Alps. South America. Anywhere, that is, but here. This is the Midwest, dude. It's flat. Cross-country skiing?...
  • A grand place on the North Shore of Lake Superior

    A grand place on the North Shore of Lake Superior
    GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — Sandwiched between the magnificence of Lake Superior and the Sawtooth Mountains, Grand Marais seems ho-hum. But don't let its disheveled downtown deceive. This is one of the best bases for exploring the North Shore. Stay in a...
  • Cross-Country Skiing In Connecticut

    Some years, Connecticut gets barely enough snow to make a snowball. Other years, when the snow falls fast and deep, there are plenty of opportunities for cross-country skiing. Just a few places in the state offer groomed trails, where machines...