Bears stars Mack, Jackson highlight charity softball game June 15 in Schaumburg
We know Khalil Mack can sack a quarterback, but can he sock a softball? Fans can find out June 15 when Mack joins teammates and other Chicago sports legends for Pro Bowl safety Eddie Jackson's inaugural Offense vs Defense Charity Softball Game, at Boomers Stadium in Schaumburg.
Why a suburban veteran volunteers every month at the Vietnam Memorial in D.C.Vietnam War veteran Paul Baffico says he finds healing by volunteering at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., and running a nonprofit group in the suburbs.
Festivals: Parades, ceremonies and more mark Memorial Day 2019 in the suburbsThe Memorial Day 2019 weekend kicks off the summer festival season with patriotic parades, somber ceremonies and suburban art fairs. Here's a list of events.
Constable: Environmentalists putting pedal, mettle toward climate changeAt 63, retired physics teacher Mark Ailes of Lombard is a committed member of the Citizens' Climate Lobby. That's why he and some friends leave Saturday on their bicycles for a 12-day trek to Washington, D.C., to lobby Congress.
St. Charles Fine Art Show to feature 100 artists, chalk painting performancesThe St. Charles Fine Art Show began more than two decades ago with about 35 booths and a goal of bringing people downtown. This weekend, the 21st annual event along Riverside Avenue will feature the work of 100 juried artists with a range of specialties.
Des Plaines Chamber's Back-To-Work Boot Camp returnsThe Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce & Industry's innovative Back-To-Work Boot Camp for veterans seeking work in the civilian world is returning for a third year, thanks to more than $152,000 in gifts and donations, including a $89,000 grant from Rivers Casino.
Mancow alleges in police report that ex-Harvest Bible pastor asked him to hire hitmanWilmette police Wednesday released a report detailing allegations from former members of Rolling Meadows-based Harvest Bible Chapel, including WLS host Mancow Muller, that then-pastor James MacDonald solicited them to find him a hitman.
Ready, set, grill: A guide to outdoor cookingGrill Master Elizabeth Karmel lays out what you need in the way of gear and prep techniques to get the most out of outdoor grilling season. And you don't have to spend a mint, either.
It's rough, hardy and a living fossil: Meet the horsetail plantIt's 350 million years old, and it's in our backyards, forest preserves and wetlands. Meet equisetum, the plant known as horsetail.
A foolproof way to make chicken drumsticks ultra-tenderChicken drumsticks make a portable dish perfect for mingling at outdoor and holiday gatherings.
Browse art festivals this weekend in Barrington, SchaumburgArt lovers can browse the work of hundreds of fine artists this weekend, with the return of the Prairie Arts Festival in Schaumburg and the Barrington Art Festival.