A joyful noise rocks Millennium Park this weekend.
Thank you to the many readers who called or emailed to ask about my Dad following his pacemaker procedure last Wednesday.
Provided photo Kelsey Hensrud, Mariah Franz Nikki Wimberley and Jessie Nyiro pose with Times columnist Philip Potempa. They competed last month in their own version of an "Iron Chef" competition.
With the arrival of Memorial Day Weekend, it's officially summer and this week's weather already is providing a seasonal temperature preview.
Restaurateur Jerry Kleiner knows how to treat his dining guests like VIPs.
A HISTORIC ELEGANCE: All of the dining room chairs at 33 Club in Chicago feature custom Louis Vuitton leather luggage handles fastened to all the chairbacks. Restaurateur Jerry Kleiner opened the new restaurant at 1419 N. Wells Street last July. (Provided Image)
The original Super Fans will team with Da Coach during TBS's second "Very Funny Festival: Just for Laughs" in Chicago.
PROVIDED PHOTO | The beer and bratwurst-loving Super Fans, shown here on "Saturday Night Live," toast Da Bears at their favorite hangout -- Mike Ditka's Restaurant.
PROVIDED PHOTO | The ex-Bears coach, "Iron Mike" Ditka, and Super Fans are reuniting at TBS's Very Funny Festival: Just for Laughs, running June 15-19 in Chicago.
My dad has proudly picked the first handfuls of red strawberries from his new patch at the farm.
A WINNING COMBINATION - - Today's $250 gift basket of goodies to giveaway to a lucky reader includes a selection of cheesecake pastries, a hand-painted fleur-de-lis glass wine stopper, a stone beer stein, tickets for two to ride to the top of the St. Louis Arch, tickets for two to visit the …
IN GOOD COMPANY - - Regional steakhouse mogul Jeff Ruby (left) is shown with entertainer Bootsy Collins at one of Ruby's famed eateries. (Provided Photo)
When I think of pork and beans, I think of a famous painting done by the late, great Hoosier claim-to-fame Red Skelton, "My Thanks."
Lowfat: Pan-Grilled Walleye with Chimichurri
On behalf of my parents, myself and The Times, a big thank you to all of the readers who attended the cooking show and cookbook launch party Friday at Star Plaza Theatre.
JOHN J. WATKINS | THE TIMES Margaret Stallings, right, is a long-time home economics teacher at Merrillville High School. Her daughter, Sara Stallings, is also teaching home economics, now called Family and Consumer Sciences, at the school.
The sewing machines are all gone from the classrooms at Merrillville High School. But the foods and family and consumer sciences classes are more popular than ever.
Local food events, classes and national contests. Submit your local food event or national contest online at nwi.com/calendar and to Marge Kullerstrand at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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