Superstar lineup: Bands, carnival and more close out summer at LITH fest

With 15 children between them, the band members of HiFi Superstar are all about family entertainment.

Lake in the Hills Summer Sunset Festival schedule

The Summer Sunset Festival takes place at Sunset Park, 5200 Miller Road, Lake in the Hills. Schedule: 3 to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 29; 9:30 a.m. to ...

Move means more to do at Richardson Farm

Just about everything at Richardson Farm is on the move. Go there, and you probably will be, too.

Planit 10: Things to do Aug. 28 to Sept. 4

Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions.

Summer fruit, grilled to a crisp

When we think “hot off the grill,” we usually think about something meaty. But this time of year I also like to grill desserts.

‘As Above’ so-so as horror flick

“Abandon all hope, ye who enter here,” is the inscription uncovered by a gang of 20-something treasure hunters in the catacomb-hopping horro ...

Ex-007 actor spying again in ‘Nov. Man’

One-time 007 Pierce Brosnan embraces a darker take on spycraft in Roger Donaldson’s “The November Man,” playing a former CIA agent whose aut ...

Classic frozen pop from childhood remade as a pie

Let’s get one thing clear – I am not proud of this recipe.

Keep Labor Day healthy with grilled chicken salad

Labor Day, summer’s last hurrah, is a feast day. And mostly – Tell the truth! – we tend to overdo it. Ribs, steaks, burgers and hot dogs? Ch ...

It’s worth it to chop your own burgers

I’m not going to tell you how to dress your burger. I’m not going to tell you what sort of bun to put your burger on. I’m not really even go ...

Jams increasingly strut their savory side

When Chicago chef Gregory Ellis makes a pork belly sandwich, he doesn’t stop at the belly. In addition to a fried egg and kumquat chow-chow, ...

'Incubator twins': Once on display as 'living babies,' sisters celebrate 80th birthdays

Twin sisters Jane Umbarger and Jean Harrison just turned 80 years old, but to many, they’ll always be known as incubator babies.

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