North Aurora man's T-shirt spells out need for kidney donation
Printed on Clyde Alho's T-shirt is a simple plea, "I need a kidney." Below that is his phone number. Every day, he hopes someone will call.
NaperLights brightens Naperville's Water StreetA new site along the Riverwalk at the Water Street district in downtown Naperville is the venue for this year's NaperLights display set up by the Rotary Club of Naperville Sunrise.
Constable: What's big, fast, hazardous and should swing by Earth before Thanksgiving?Worried about the impeachment battle, the 2020 election, the Chicago Bears, the seating arrangement for Thanksgiving? An asteroid twice the size of the Eiffel Tower and zipping toward Earth could add to your worries, or make them all go away.
Tour six private homes on Mount Prospect Holiday HousewalkThe Mount Prospect Historical Society's 32nd annual Holiday Housewalk will highlight the Country Club area, just east of the Mount Prospect Country Club clubhouse.
5 events for $5 (or less): Santa and fireworks in Deer ParkDeer Park Town Center celebrates Santa's Arrival & Fireworks, the Kenneth C. Griffin Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago hosts an Illinois Free Day and poet Kevin Coval reads his work at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines.
A recap of the Cook of the Week Challenge 2019Leslie Meredith took home the giant spoon trophy Monday night at the 2019 Cook of the Week Challenge finale.
A rogue cat who 'will not be contained' keeps trying to free his shelter comradesAs it turns out, people love meddlesome cats who refuse to apologize for their devious ways.
See Santa at South Elgin's An Almost Winter Day SaturdaySouth Elgin's An Almost Winter Day, presented by the village Nov. 16 in Seba Park, is a free event in its 17th year that promises an early Santa sighting, food, animals and trolley rides, topped off with the village's seasonal tree lighting.
Think cauliflower not potatoes for a low-carb substitute side for ThanksgivingFor those trying to eat a low-carb diet, the holidays can be fraught with pitfalls. As a substitute, try Don Mauer's recipe for whipped and creamy cauliflower. Happy Thanksgiving.
Good News: Buddy Up Tennis program serves youths with Down syndromeBuddy Up Tennis combines tennis, fitness and social activities for young people with Down syndrome through weekly 90-minute clinics -- and the volunteer "buddies" enjoy giving back.
Dining out: Buffalo Creek brewing up Pumpkin Pie AleOn the suburban dining scene: Buffalo Creek Brewing released its limited Pumpkin Pie Ale this week, Arlington Heights' Osteria Trulli intros new dishes Friday, and Mon Ami Gabi has added a special vegan and vegetarian menu.