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  • 8/27: Deaths in Central Florida

    Brevard M. DOLORES BENVENUTO, 79, Melbourne, died Wednesday. Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne. BARBARA CORAGGIO, 67, Melbourne Beach, died Wednesday. Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne. NATIVA BUCHANAN RHODES, 79, Melbourne, died...
  • 8/21: Deaths in Central Florida

    Brevard SHIRLEY BOLINDER, 86, Titusville, died Thursday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville. DIANN M. REAMS, 75, Melbourne, died Wednesday. Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne. Lake GERALD L. BALLENGER SR., 67, Grand Island, died Wednesday....
  • Blizzard damage to historic church put at $1M

    The damage to a historic West Side church from the Groundhog Day Blizzard is estimated at more than $1 million, according to church officials. The storm battered the roof of First Baptist Congregational Church, 1613 W. Washington Blvd., as winds and...
  • Historic West Side church damaged in storm

    Historic West Side church damaged in storm
    One of the casualties of the Blizzard of '11 is an historic West Side church, where two Gothic-style towers came down, sending stone, bricks and parts of the truss roof of the church into the sanctuary. Rev. George W. Daniels, senior pastor of First...
  • What if 1 million families enjoyed meals together?

    What if 1 million families enjoyed meals together?
    Dinner. Supper. Getting your grub on. Whatever you call it, for many American families the simple act of a family meal has become rocket science. Busy schedules often pre-empt the treasured ritual of sitting around a table and sharing a meal and...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 3 in review

    Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 3 in review
    The Pitchfork Music Festival 2011 is a wrap. And here’s our wrap-up of Sunday’s action in Union Park, with reporting once again from your truly (GK), the tireless Bob Gendron (BG) and the ever-vigilant Kevin Pang handling video and editing....
  • Music goers, sun seekers, brave high, humid temps

    Music goers, sun seekers, brave high, humid temps
    Hundreds of teenagers and 20-somethings queued up along Ashland Avenue before the gates opened at the Pitchfork Music Festival, enduring a relentless midday sun in exchange for the best vantage points around the festival stages. Though Pitchfork's crowds...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 2 in review

    Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 2 in review
    Day 2 of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park is at an end, with another sell-out Saturday. Here’s how it went down, with reports from me (GK), my hard-working colleague Bob Gendron (BG) and video and editing from Kevin Pang. 12:48 p.m....
  • Pitchfork festival expands to Paris

    Pitchfork festival expands to Paris
          With the sixth annual Pitchfork Music Festival just around the corner July 15-17 in Union Park, the Chicago-based music Web site has announced it’s expanding the franchise to Europe.         Pitchfork Music Festival Paris will debut Oct. 28-...
  • Mildly autistic teen back home after reported missing

    Mildly autistic teen back home after reported missing
    UPDATE: Antwon Barr, 18, was located and was returned home safely, police said tonight. No additional information was released. An 18-year-old man missing from his West Side home is mildly autistic and police are seeking the public's help in finding him....
  • Concert review: Fleet Foxes at Chicago Theatre

    Concert review: Fleet Foxes at Chicago Theatre
    “Why in the night sky are the lights hung?/Why is the Earth moving around the Sun?” So many questions, so few answers. At the Chicago Theatre on Friday in the first of two-sold-out concerts, Robin Pecknold and his band Fleet Foxes stood in...
  • Sighting: Rosie O'Donnell at Harry Caray's

    Sighting: Rosie O'Donnell at Harry Caray's
    Rosie O'Donnell and her daughter dined at Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse in River North Tuesday. O'Donnell signed a baseball for the Chicago Sports Museum at Harry Caray's Tavern at Navy Pier and added a #22 to it in honor of her jersey number in "A...