Father and son teaming up to open new Barrington bistro
A former Barrington restaurateur is returning with his son to open a new dining venue in a familiar location.
Best bets: Spooktacular Drive Thru, Boo! at the Zoo, B-52's and The WhoFrom Halloween-themed events (Santa's Village's Spooktacular Drive Thru and 'Ghostbusters Live in Concert') to live music (B-52's, KC and The Sunshine Band, The Who and the ESO's season-opening concerts), there's a lot to fun to be had this weekend.
At summer's end, indoor plants need attention, tooAs summer winds down, we tend to focus on enjoying the last of the season's harvests, clearing away spent plants and planning next year's garden. But indoor plants need our attention now, too.
Vigilance is required to avoid E. coli sicknessQ: It seems like there's a new E. coli outbreak every month. We never worried because we're careful about washing our produce, but our son-in-law got pretty sick with it after eating a fast-food hamburger. How dangerous is E. coli?
Jurassic Quest touring the suburbs this month, stops first in GrayslakeReplicas of dinosaurs, ranging in size from a baby triceratops to a life-size T-Rex, will arrive in the suburbs this month as part of the country's largest touring dino exhibit.
Suburban Mosaic: Maine West students immerse themselves in Latino cultureMaine West High School students are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by immersing themselves in Latino culture starting with a field trip Monday to Chicago's "Little Village" neighborhood.
66 canine couples get married (yes, really) at Cougars' ballpark for a good causeA baseball field normally filled with Cougars was dominated by dogs Sunday for an attempt to smash the world record for the largest canine wedding.
Like going back in time: Mount Prospect's Central Continental Bakery turns 100After 100 years of serving delicious cakes, cookies and its famed paczkis, Central Continental Bakery in downtown Mount Prospect is preparing for another century of pleasing its loyal customers.
Transplant herbs to a sunny windowIt is time to start thinking about the indoor herb garden. Before frost, carefully lift and pot small herb plants or large perennials such as rosemary or lemon verbena to bring inside.
Suburban Skyview: Boardwalk meanders through wetlands in BataviaIn this week's Suburban Skyview column, an aerial look at Lippold Park in Batavia.
Managing your child's ADHD treatment as symptoms evolveThere are several things you can do to help your child with ADHD develop the skills they need for success, such as decision-making and self-management skills.