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  • Quilted map memorializes city's homicide victims

    Lindsay Evans' eyes gravitated to the lower end of the 4-foot-by-6-foot piece of fabric, where the names were so abundant in some neighborhoods that they were stitched on top of each other in a barely legible confluence of Chicago's violence. "You can...
  • Highland Park, Deerfield entertainment calendar: April 14

    Highland Park, Deerfield entertainment calendar: April 14
    Fun things to do in Highland Park and Deerfield from April 19 to April 21.  Norton's Rocks There are versatile cover bands, and then there's The New Younger Brothers Band. This group is sure to put a rocking end to your night at Norton's Restaurant at...
  • Highland Park communities celebrate Easter

    Highland Park communities celebrate Easter
    Easter, said the Rev. Thomas Baldonieri, pastor at St. James Parish in Highwood, "is truly a joyful time of the year, especially after participating in the Lenten practices of prayer, fasting and alms-giving." Capping Holy Week, area churches are...
  • Quilt on display with names of Chicago's homicide victims, 'You can see the hurt'

    Quilt on display with names of Chicago's homicide victims, 'You can see the hurt'
    Lindsay Evans’ eyes gravitated to the lower end of the 4-foot-by-6-foot piece of fabric, where the names were so abundant in some neighborhoods that they were stitched on top of each other in a barely legible confluence of Chicago’s violence....
  • Details of Sunday tasing at Wrigleyville bar

    Details of Sunday tasing at Wrigleyville bar
    The West Ridge man who was Tased by police officers at the John Barleycorn in Lakeview early Sunday morning while celebrating St. Patrick's Day has been charged with two felonies: resisting arrest and aggravated battery to a peace officer. John Acosta,...
  • Deerfield and Highland Park entertainment calendar: Feb. 5

    Fun things to do in Deerfield and Highland Park from Feb. 8-12. Shelter fundraiser Tails of Hope, Highland Park's sole animal shelter, is staging a bash entitled "My Furry Valentine," at 7 p.m. Saturday . There will be music, food, cash bar, a...
  • Edison agrees to work with city when replacing utility poles

    The Laguna Beach City Council voted unanimously to enter an agreement with Southern California Edison to waive the need for a coastal development permit for replacing utility poles. "We feel like this was a win for [the city]," Mayor Pro Tem Bob Whalen...
  • Chicago cold snarls CTA commute

    Chicago cold snarls CTA commute
    Chicagoans were weathering their sub-zero commute this morning amid reported delays on the CTA. Michael Shoshani of West Ridge boarded a Red Line train at the Howard stop so he could switch to the Brown Line at Belmont. At the Sheridan stop, at about 8:...
  • Entertainment calendar: Dec. 25-30

    Entertainment calendar: Dec. 25-30
    Open jam Billed as "a musician's club," The Shed in Highland Park has carved a niche as a musical playground for the working professional. For those looking to rock out, an open jam will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Dec. 27. The Shed is located at 1480 Old...
  • Highland Park, Deerfield entertainment calendar

    Upcoming entertainment options in Highland Park and Deerfield. One Hot Mess Formed in 2007, the band One Hot Mess will appear at Vibe at 1935 from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m. Nov. 15. The trio of tight musicians have become known throughout Chicago as a...
  • Highland Park, Deerfield entertainment calendar

    Gingerbread fun Build a tasty treat at Mom and Me Gingerbread House Decorating from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Friday in this event geared toward adults with children in first through third grade. There will be plenty of frosting and goodies to add your own...
  • Highland Park, Deerfield entertainment calendar: Oct. 28

    Patty Turner Center turns 10 In celebration of its first decade, the Patty Turner Center, 375 Elm St., Deerfield, will host a "sweet-versary" from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Plenty of treats, including champagne and chocolate, will be served and...