Concussion prevention and recognition in little ones
Toddlers often hit their heads. In many ways, they are quite resilient and quick to bounce back from minor bumps and bruises; however, some head injuries are more serious than others.
Minnesota hot dish nostalgia provides some comfortMany know I like to cook, and experiment. And I think when bereaved it is especially good to indulge in a little nostalgia. An old recipe "comfort food" is not necessarily bad for you or fattening. "All in moderation" was the Minnesota way of thinking when I lived there.
Oktoberfest raises money for Palatine charitiesThe annual Palatine Rotary Oktoberfest made a splash in the rain Friday night. The festival continues through the weekend.
Millennial Money: Beat your summer 'revenge shopping' debtThis push to re-create a world that felt something like "normal" may have brought back another familiar feeling: the anxiety of racking up debt.
Lambs Farm celebrating 60 years of providing home, community and purposeWhat started as a pet store in Chicago 60 years ago is now a suburban landmark serving people with disabilities on a 50-acre site in Libertyville. And on Saturday and Sunday, Lambs Farm will celebrate its six decades of service.
Hop on your bike and join a community ride this weekendCan't find an organized bike ride? Really? Club rides abound -- distance-leveled fundraisers: 15-25 mile family rides, metric centuries (62 miles) and classics (100), plus weekly shorter "slow-rolls," many welcoming nonmembers. Check your local club; while you're at it, join!
West Dundee Heritage Fest is on, with a few pandemic modificationsWith warm weather predicted for the weekend, West Dundee officials are hoping for a good turnout at Heritage Fest, which returns for its 23rd year.
After one-year hiatus, Palatine Business and Community Expo to returnThe Business and Community Expo in Palatine will be back this month, instead of November as usual, to take advantage of the weather and offer, for the first time, outdoor activities like a petting zoo.
6 suburban pumpkin patches that offer more than just your next jack-o'-lanternThere's so much more to do at popular suburban pumpkin patches than picking a pumpkin to carve. Here's a look at six offering a mix of rides, animals and mazes.
Caring in Action: St. Charles-based rescue helps find pets new homes to keep them out of sheltersIt's All About The Paws, a foster-based rescue in the St. Charles area, has made it its mission to focus solely on owner surrenders through its Rehome Assistance Program.
Festivals Sept. 17-23: Oktoberfests, Heritage Fest, Riverwalk Fine Art Fair & moreFall festivals around the suburbs rev into full gear this weekend. Plus, don't miss the Oktoberfest celebrations, classic car shows, pumpkin fests, Naperville's Riverwalk Fine Art Fair, the Great Food Expo in Rosemont, Heritage Fest in West Dundee and many more.
Through the Film Magnifer, Walter Payton, Shadow Traffic, Danny Thomas at Woodfield Mall, Julia Child and more