| Mar 26, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Below freezing temperatures and smokey logs crackling over an open fire provided a cozy backdrop today for the Chicago Park District’s "Tap into Sap" celebration where locals can learn how their favorite pancake topper travels from tree to breakfast...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 7:40 AM
On November 1st through the 6th, 5 difference churches will host memorials to honor children killed by violence. 263 children were killed by violence in Chicago in the last three school years. Urban Dolorosa is a collaboration of churches, faith...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 10:33 AM
The Chicago Blues Festival, several neighborhood festivals, an international soccer double-header at Soldier Field and the Chicago World Naked Bike Ride are among weekend events that could snarl traffic in Chicago this weekend.
The blues event takes over...
| Feb 2, 2012
Think the MBA is the most popular master's degree out there? Wait a second, smarty. You're only half right. The most popular graduate field nationally is actually education, followed by business.
However, it is true that here in Illinois, more students...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 6:57 PM
SAN DIEGO -- More than 100 delinquent properties will be auctioned off Friday evening at the annual San Diego County auction.
California law requires the county to auction off a property if an owner defaults on taxes for five years.
"We have a legal...
| Oct 26, 2008
Why does the Evangelical Covenant Church have a lot of retirement homes?
It goes back to Sweden, when we were part of the Lutheran Church. In small Bible study groups, we read about compassion for the poor. That relationship is part of our DNA: If you...
| Sep 17, 2009
Generations entering college have never known a life that didn't include recycling and to keep up with their environmental mindset schools are greening up not only the curriculum but their campuses as well.
Mark Olson, dean of enrollment at North Park...
| Jun 21, 2009
You've been thinking about taking your garden native, right? You get it. The celebration of the region's ornamental plants. The welcome mat for birds and butterflies. The environmental impact.
Native plants "have adapted to the climatic swings of the...
| Dec 25, 2009
Susan Robbins and her husband were renting an apartment in Andersonville when they decided to take the plunge into homeownership. They found the home of their dreams in North Park -- a brick bungalow that needed repair with a yard that needed work....
| Jan 4, 2010
| 3:11 PM
| Nov 9, 2009
In a city long known for ethnic ghettos and virtual walls between segregated neighborhoods, Sue Choe is something of a trailblazer. The Korean-American is hustling to learn Spanish.
"Bienvenido a mi tienda," Choe proudly welcomes visitors into her...