Review: Raue's ‘Intelligent Life’ play a must-see in Crystal Lake

Note to readers: This is an occasional theater column. Reviews of productions throughout McHenry County will be written by various members o ...

A-list cast can’t save ‘This Is Where I Leave You’

Somebody dies. Family gathers to mourn. Everybody’s stuck in one house, with all their quirks and foibles and enough emotional baggage to fi ...

Planit 10: Things to do Sept. 18 to Sept. 25 in McHenry County

Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions.

'A Walk Among the Tombstones' works well until it doesn't

In between doing "Taken" sequels and cashing paychecks for dross like "Battleship" and "Wrath of the Titans," Liam Neeson manages to sneak ...

McHenry County area Go Guide for fall

Use our Go Guide to plan next week's events and beyond.

10 fresh ways to use butternut squash

Just as you’re finally finishing up the mounds of zucchini that have haunted you all summer, autumn’s overabundance of butternut squash hits ...

'Maze Runner' doesn't find its own path

If you see one film about walled-in males this fall, it should be the savage and powerful British prison drama "Starred Up," a superlative ...

Sweet, less stew-like take on Rosh Hashana tsimmes

Although tsimmes – a traditional part of the Rosh Hashana meal – generally is considered a sweet stew of carrots and other root vegetables, ...

Kugel made rich with apples, honey for Rosh Hashana

Similar to a bread pudding held together by a rich, creamy custard, our apple-honey kugel is a perfect dessert for fall, as well as a fine d ...

Whole grains and honey make for healthy snack cake

My grandma Ursula relied on honey to solve nearly any culinary or health problem. Have a nagging nighttime cough? Swallow a spoonful of hone ...


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