| Jun 15, 2010
| 11:07 AM
Orphans of the Storm
Dining for the Dogs" at Egg Harbor Cafe
On Sunday, June 27th, take the family to breakfast or lunch at Egg Harbor Cafe for a good cause -- helping homeless animals!
From 10 am - 1 pm (on the patio), local...
| Jun 4, 2010
Forty years ago, when the young Charles Page was first designing and building custom homes, he faced a pesky problem. The houses he built were going up amid the forests and marshes of suburban Riverwoods. Mosquitoes there were so thick, "I got to the...
| May 12, 2010
Aging not only affects the person growing older, it affects the entire family. Debbie Russo and Christina Beasley know firsthand how difficult it can be for senior citizens and their families to manage health and life issues affected by aging. In recent...
| Jul 16, 2010
| 9:58 AM
S.A. "Sam" Jernigan doesn't regret buying a 20-acre lot in Grass Valley, Calif., for her dream house. But the process, she admits, is "not for the faint of heart."
"I'm an interior designer, and my husband was a Realtor, so we knew something about buying...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 6:55 AM
Women in the Whitehouse - Kendra Thornton - Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles
Monday, February 21
"Women in the Whitehouse"
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Chicago History Museum
1601 North Clark St.
| Feb 9, 2011
| 12:17 PM
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Fueled by a profitable grain market, demand for farmland is on the rise, with prices and land rents also increasing.
In some cases, Wisconsin farmers will pay nearly 50 percent more for leasing land to grow crops this year. That's...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 8:19 AM
Mistuh JJ & Times Eyes - Les Miserables - B. Cole - Michigan Avenue Magazine - Russell Simmons - Phil Vettel
Monday, February 7
Mistuh JJ & Times Eyes
Through February 27
151 W. Randolph
| Mar 28, 2011
| 3:15 AM
Today the Frugalista has lots of ideas for fun family outings at bargain prices: baseball games, movies and the exotic animal show. But before we get down to business, a news flash: Free food!
- Do you have a Jersey Mike's sub shop nearby? Mashup Mom...
| May 24, 2011
| 11:05 AM
Although I track my grocery spending, I don't generally track my family's restaurant spending. We tend to eat out only occasionally, maybe eating in a restaurant three times a month and ordering pizza on Friday nights. But in the past two weeks, due to...
| May 25, 2011
| 12:47 PM
This is the first in a two-part series of columns by Gayle Gennett detailing her recent tour of Europe.
We did it! We returned home from Europe unscathed and upright but not without a few minor mishaps. I was locked in our hotel room in...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 1:26 PM
While traveling in England last summer, I hiked through the Cotswolds countryside. The two-hour trek took me from the charming hill town of Stow-on-the-Wold, through the villages of Lower and Upper Slaughter to Bourton-on-the-Water, the "Venice of the...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 2:27 PM
Though Christian Stilwell was in the audience for his high school's production of "Les Miserables" on April 14, you could just as easily find him on any number of stages.
Described by loved ones as a natural leader, the 17-year-old was junior class...