SCHERERVILLE | Since being founded in 2002 by the now-late Nancy Warren, the It’s About Time book club has met bimonthly to discuss books, forge friendships and meet local authors. Members say they have bonded by sharing joy and sorrow and kn…
The story begins when Brennan is awakened by an urgent call from Charlotte Police Department's Cold Case Unit and told to meet in the middle of the night with a team that includes a homicide cop from Vermont.
Visitors to Seattle's Space Needle are treated to a gorgeous view of this waterfront city when skies are clear and the sun is shining.
"Nora Webster" is a compelling portrait of a grieving widow's interior life as she slowly emerges from the pain of her husband's death. The story is filtered so completely through Nora's point of view that the reader almost can't see how emot…
Nestled between the great state of Tennessee and the Tar Heel state of North Carolina is the wonderment of forest ridge upon forest ridge that makes up the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
It's that brazen willingness to bare all that drives Dunham's work, and readers of this collection of smart, funny and poignant essays will thank her for it.
There's a part of us that loves to be scared.
October is full of scary and gory things on the big and small screen that are enough to make a grown-up shiver in his boots and scream like a toddler. However, there are oodles of more family-friendly Halloween movies with tamer themes and sc…
Sam Roberts, the urban affairs correspondent at The New York Times, wrote a column two years ago highlighting 50 city-defining objects, but reader feedback inspired him to expand the list to the 101 featured here.
Every Tuesday night, Bill Satterlee and Kent Lindquist have a routine.
Even before Lisa Tressler was a student at Purdue North Central in Westville, she was always intrigued by the varied display of large and impressive art sculptures along the campus entrances on U.S. 421.
Today, Cincy is perhaps better known for its nine Fortune 500 headquarters, its well-regarded universities, its divisive chili, its much celebrated Great American Ballpark and more.
Before his murder by his third wife, Phil Hartman was known not for tragedy but comedy, spending eight years as part of the casts of "Saturday Night Live," "The Simpsons" and "NewsRadio."
Whether you want to pick apples locally or make it a road trip, there are numerous places around Indiana and into Michigan where you can pick dozens of different varieties of apples.
A wise sportswriter once wrote that the wonderful thing about spectator sports is the fact that at the end of day whether “your” team or “your” player wins or loses may make you feel temporarily sad or disappointed or elated and brimming with…
Visit any tourist destination, and you're bound to see individuals and groups taking photos of themselves for sharing on social media. It's a declaration to the world that they were there.
When Rachela Karnokovitch dies, mourners from around the globe descend upon the home of the woman considered to be the greatest female mathematician in the world.
When her editor first asked Atwood to write a book on women heroines in the WWI, she assumed it would be a book mainly about nurses.
It's a common question he's often asked.
Rock and roll's most formidable stories and its greatest influences of all time can be found in one spot.
Their musical act has topped the "Best of" lists in Las Vegas for the past few years and has drawn audiences from around the world. This week, Donny and Marie Osmond bring their award-winning concert to the Chicago area for a seven-show engagement.
Last week, I discussed product returns and some of the seemingly strange policies retailers have regarding items for return. My readers continue to share their often-entertaining and sometimes strange tales from the return department:
Instead of feeling beaten down by the perfection, Chicago resident Rachel Bertsche challenged herself to use her favorite celebrities as role models instead.
Historian and author Deborah Harkness teaches European history and the history of science at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, a very 21st century kind of place.
After a successful run last year, Purdue University Calumet Director of Intramurals Matt Dudzik decided to bring back a friendly gardening competition.
Heinz Henze Jr. said he's dough-kneading, powdered sugar-sifting proof that baking is a family trade art form.
Numbers always have significance.
Individuals interested in the ways and lifestyle of the Amish need only take a short drive to Nappanee, Ind.
"Dancing with the Stars on the Nostalgic Stage of World War II" is a multi-media musical program focused on the popularity of dancing in America during the years of 1934 to 1948.
There's a lot of animal magnetism these days at Washington Park Zoo. With new and refurbished exhibits, visitors can find themselves inches away from a monkey, feeding a bird on their shoulders, and having an "Otter Body Experience."
Just Add Water: Fireworks may be commonplace these days, but fireworks over a lake are still something special
One could make the argument that fireworks have lost some of their heat in recent times.
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This week’s Fastest Movers include a whole new spin on angry avians, with Angry Birds Epic, and two spanking-new games: VVVVVV and Jupiter Jump.
Father and Son Life Lessons: New book and local signing event highlight Polish family life with a father's strict guidance
Early on, in his new 176-page paperback book of his childhood stories, author Richard Post, who was raised in the Polish neighborhood of Chicago known as "Goose Island" during the 1940s and 1950s, shares a vivid story about the importance his…
Doug Early isn't the most experienced runner among his racing friends, but he perhaps has the most to gain.
The style and sophistication of Art Deco design had been a seductive siren calling to Chuck and Julie Kaplan for years. In response they had collected pieces enough to outfit a home. So when the decision came 13 years ago to move from Illinoi…
The main reason that (Chef) Jean and Cynthia Joho wanted a home in southwestern Michigan was the latitude, similar (about 44 degrees) to the latitude in Alsace in France where Chef Joho was brought up and first learned about cooking from his …
When Michael Szromba and his buddies get together to kite board, a crowd of onlookers is usually nearby watching in awe as they put on their own type of air and water show.
Preservation is a way of capturing the tastes of the seasons at a time when food is at its peak and in abundance.
The blowing winds and shifting snows also had another effect, this one on the shores of Lake Michigan. It unearthed a shipwreck.
Chuck Banks' father's hobby was building wood boats, a skill and love he passed down to his son when he would visit his Northwest Indiana home during summers.
Four-year-old Westin Hahn's love of LEGOs inspired his family to throw him a LEGO themed birthday party complete with a LEGO brick cake and custom centerpieces, gift bags and balloons put together by mom, Alina.
This week’s Fastest Movers include opportunities to save or destroy the world: Play a devastating disease in Infection 2 Bio War Simulation, or protect the world in Soul Guardians.
This week’s Fastest Movers include peaceful themes of farming and fishing, and deadly ones like bounty hunting and fighting evil across the universe.
Not every teenager spends their 16th birthday at a magic shop in Chicago, but Nathan Colwell of Schererville did.
One of the summer season’s most popular destinations is the amusement park. Visitors travel far and wide to visit parks across the country and we are lucky to have some great amusement parks with thrilling roller coasters, exciting family rid…
On June 4, 1944, the German sub known as U-505 was captured off the coast of West Africa. Tracking and disabling this elusive U-boat not only protected vital supply lines, but the swift and courageous action taken to save and secure the sub y…
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