| Jul 29, 2009
| 7:25 PM
(WGN-AM) - A Winnetka beach topped the list of Cook County's most polluted beaches in 2008, according to a national water testing report.
Chicago beaches followed closely behind, though none of the city's beaches exceeded a national water quality...
| Jul 30, 2009
| 1:20 PM
| Jan 13, 2010
| 1:06 PM
The Community Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.) is asking for help with canned pet food, bleach, paper towels, and laundry detergent. The address is C.A.R.E. PO Box 1964, Evanston, IL 60204. For more information call 847-705-2653.
| Aug 20, 2009
The best dining deal in Chicago can be found, every day, at a tiny Bridgeport storefront called Han 202, where chef/partner Guan Chen offers a five-course menu for $20.No, not $20 per course. Twenty dollars for the whole meal.
Did I mention it's BYOB? So...
| Mar 26, 2010
A good night's sleep is important at any age. But what constitutes a good night's sleep for people over 65?
Some researchers now say the answer may be surprisingly reassuring: Healthy older people may need less sleep than younger people to feel alert...
| Mar 1, 2009
If you'd like to get away for spring break and haven't yet booked your trip, don't panic. Thanks to the travel downturn, you may pay no more than students who booked months ago. You may even pay less.
Unlike past years, when three- or four-night packages...
| Jul 22, 2009
As the new senior minister at Unity Church in Evanston, Illinois, Rev. Ken Williamson believes he is a living testament to the healing power of affirmative prayer, the core principle on which the 120-year-old Christian denomination was founded....
| Jul 22, 2009
As the economy worsens, providers of reproductive services say they are fielding more calls from distraught women facing difficult decisions about pregnancies they didn't plan and can't afford.
The interviews also suggest that more women are struggling...
| Apr 10, 2009
| 2:10 PM
What's a gardener to do?
It wasn't good news when a team of Northwestern University researchers found high levels of lead contamination in some vegetables and herbs grown in urban soils. But there are practical steps you can take to minimize the hazard....
| Oct 15, 2009
| 9:33 AM
The Marvelous Wonderettes
Through November 1
9501 Skokie Boulevard
Northlight Theatre opens its 35th Anniversary Season with the hit off-Broadway musical The Marvelous Wonderettes written...
| Jul 9, 2010
He's known for his award-winning role as Detective Rey Curtis on 'Law & Order'...and he's starred in feature films like 'Miss Congeniality' and 'Traffic.' Actor Benjamin Bratt is in town promoting his new movie, written and directed by his brother,...