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  • Libraries that use 3-D printers consider new rules

    Libraries that use 3-D printers consider new rules
    Faced with almost unlimited options, Liz Kelsey and her 5-year-old daughter, Alice, decided to make a single red rose. Using the 3-D printer at their suburban public library, they could have just as easily made a pair of ear buds, a citrus reamer, a...
  • Chicago races to run in May

    Chicago races to run in May
    It's spring! In Chicago! Lace up those running shoes and take a look at RedEye's list of May races to run in the city. May 3 >> Bark in the Park 5K - The plug: "The Anti-Cruelty Society’s largest single fundraiser" - Course: Montrose...
  • Pressure on Chicago for O'Hare noise relief

     Pressure on Chicago for O'Hare noise relief
    Pressure is growing on the city of Chicago to jettison its resistance to finding ways to reduce noise levels in residential areas caused by planes serving O'Hare International Airport. Two Chicago aldermen who have been put in a virtual holding...
  • Do-it-yourself charity is family affair

     Do-it-yourself charity is family affair
    At a glance, the scene of people unloading trucks and unpacking boxes at a Bucktown neighborhood church on a recent Saturday could have been any end-of-year donation drive for the Chicago area's less fortunate. But instead of unacquainted volunteers...
  • 'The Original Grease' at American Theater Co.: Young, tough and heartfelt, it's the real 'Grease'

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "The Original Grease" ★★★½ Through June 26 at American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron St.; Running time: 2 hours, 40 minutes; Tickets: $45-$50 at 773-409-4125 or atcweb.org “Grease” has been many things &#...
  • 'The Detective's Wife' at Writers' Theatre: Probing the limits of protection

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "The Detective's Wife" ★★★ Through July 31 at Writers' Theatre in Books On Vernon, 664 Vernon Ave., Glencoe; Tickets: $50-60 at 847-242-6000 or writerstheatre.org At a pivotal point in the latest play from Keith Huff, the...
  • Part 2: 10 things you might not know about the North Side

    Part 2: 10 things you might not know 
about the North Side
    In the second installment of our six-part series on Chicago and the suburbs, we explore the North Side, site of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, the Steppenwolf Theatre, Wrigley Field and the Water Tower — but no World Series titles ( the Cubs were...
  • John Williams' Peanut Butter and Jolly Drive!

    John Williams' Peanut Butter and Jolly Drive!
    After hearing food banks were experiencing a shortage on one of their most important staples, peanut butter, we got a nutty idea. So, we spread the word and started a one day peanut butter drive. In a Jif, we had 18 listeners offer their businesses as...
  • Bicyclist, 81, dies after accident in Edgebrook

    Bicyclist, 81, dies after accident in Edgebrook
    An 81-year-old bicyclist died this afternoon after he ran into an SUV as he rode on the street in the Edgebrook neighborhood, officials said. Robert van Pelt of the 6300 block of North Hiawatha Avenue was pronounced dead at 12:05 p.m. at Advocate...
  • Chicago post office hour changes

    HOURS CHANGES AT CHICAGO POST OFFICES, STARTING JANUARY 17TH AMC O'Hare 11600 Irving Park Rd. MONDAY-FRIDAY 4 pm - 7 pm SATURDAY Closed Aon Center 200 E. Randolph St. MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:30 am - 5 pm SATURDAY Closed Auburn Park 8345 S. Ashland Ave. MONDAY-...
  • Places to go sledding in Chicago

    Places to go sledding in Chicago
    If you want to go sledding today, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County has five hills with lighting open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. The spots within the city limits are the Dan Ryan Woods near Western Avenue and 87th Street in Beverly and Caldwell...
  • New money-saving home designs

    New money-saving home designs
    It used to be fun to check out all the fancy models. Back in the heyday of housing, prospective buyers could jump in the car and drive to the many new subdivisions throughout the Chicago area to walk through hundreds of models, decorated with all the...