10 min ago
Reel life: Five years of Blue Whiskey fest
French filmmaker Karim Ouret is interviewed on Skype by J. Spencer Greene, left, at the opening night of the Blue Whiskey Film Festival in Arlington Heights.
6 hrs ago
City Seeking unique bikes for bike show
Do you or someone you know own a unique bike or bike attachment? The Office of Sustainability is working to organize a bike show for two upcoming events: Streets Alive! on Sun., Sept.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Northwestern to Host Princess Power, 8/2-3
"Princess Power," a music concert celebrating Disney princess songs, will be performed at Northwestern University , 2 p.m. Saturday, August 2 and 2 p.m. Sunday, August 3. This magical afternoon performance will delight Disney-lovers of all ages with a cast of 12 singing songs from movies such as "Cinderella," "Snow White," "The Little Mermaid" and ... (more)
The 'Joie de Vivre' of French value wine
The film "From Paris with Love" is an action thriller. But, for Pascal Berthoumieux, it was the love in his heart that brought him from the City of Light with his American sweetheart to Champaign - and then Chicago.
Adult mosquito control operations planned for Evanston
The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District will conduct targeted adult mosquito control operations in Evanston north of Central St. on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, between the hours of 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., weather permitting.
The Family Institute at Northwestern University and 2U, Inc. Announce ...
EVANSTON, Ill., and LANDOVER, Md. - July 22, 2014 - The Family Institute at Northwestern University and 2U, Inc. , announced today that they will partner to deliver a new online Master of Arts in Counseling degree program, Counseling@Northwestern, which will begin accepting applications in fall 2014 for classes beginning in spring 2015.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Oil and Gas Investor
Dakota Plains Holdings Appoints DeRosa To Board
DeRosa had been director of research at Lone Star Value since April, Dakota Plains said.
Police: 1 dead after Skokie gang-related shooting
Police responded to a 911 call at 9:50 a.m. that reported shots being fired at Oakton Street and McCormick Boulevard, police said.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
World Looks Anxiously To Pakistan, Afghanistan And Nigeria To Eradicate Polio
Polio, once a global monster, is now a cornered rat, lashing out in hopes of repopulating.
Camps go on lockdown after incident involving man with gun
Some summer camps in the Ridgeville Park District in south Evanston were in lockdown for a short time Monday after a man with a gun frightened a citizen who took shelter in the district's Community House.
Evanston's Young Filmmakers Invited to Submit Short Films for Screening
The following is from the City of Evanston: The City of Evanston invites local youth ages 21 and younger to submit their locally-made, short films to be screened as opening trailers during the 2014 Starlight Movies in the Park series.
Teen Felon Arrested for Possession of Loaded Gun in Evanston
Evanston police arrested a Mount Prospect teen, who is a convicted felon, for being in possession of a loaded gun Friday afternoon, according to police.
Love Essentially: 21 tips I wish I could have shared with my 21 year-old self
Ever wish you could travel back to the past, say when you were about 21 years old, walk up to yourself and give you some really, really good, smart advice? If that was possible, think about how many less mistakes you'd have made, how much better some of your life decisions would have been, and for the purposes of this column, how much happier you'd ... (more)
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
DeCock: Acc TV network makes sense, but no slam dunk
Luke has worked for The News & Observer since 2000. He covered the Carolina Hurricanes and the NHL before becoming a sports columnist in August 2008.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Mount Prospect man arrested with loaded gun in Evanston
Jamal M. Dumas, 18 of the 1600 block of Cottonwood Drive in Mount Prospect, was already on parole for previously possessing a firearm as a felon when Evanston police approached him and a group of people near the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center in Evanston at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, according to a news release.
301 Moved Permanently
Video: Sales tax hike a strong possibility in Wilmette's future
In January, Wilmette Village President Bob Bielinski said village residents would have to talk this year about how to pay for Wilmette's increasingly unmet capital needs.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Video: Skokie's Turning Point celebrates 45 years of its recovery stories
At the Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center in Skokie, the mission is "Solid Support When You Need It Most."
Man Arrested with Loaded Gun, Body Armor in Evanston
Evanston police arrested a Chicago man Thursday evening after they said an officer found a loaded handgun, body armor and a facemask in the car he was driving.
Wino survival guide: Wine bars and specials in Chicago's suburbs
We've put together a guide of wine bars, wineries and wine shops that offer everything from tastings to classes to help wine lovers survive in the suburbs.
Jews, Muslims come together to pray for peace
With violence raging in the Middle East, local Jewish and Muslim leaders joined together in a show of solidarity in Evanston's Fountain Square earlier this week, lamenting the loss of life and expressing hope and prayers for peace.