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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Get off your couch, enjoy adventures

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Get off your couch, enjoy adventures

Can you believe we are on the brink of another changing season? I enjoy that first crisp fall day. I enjoy that first snow fall. I really enjoy the first fresh day of spring after a light rain that washes off the winter dust and breathes freshen in the day. And then there is summer – awesome.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT WITH PHIL POTEMPA: Carol Channing, 93, teams with Tune for stage tour

OFFBEAT WITH PHIL POTEMPA: Carol Channing, 93, teams with Tune for stage tour

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 09, 2014 12:00 am
Culinary canvas: Diverse flavors, ethnic foods star at Taste of Chicago

Culinary canvas: Diverse flavors, ethnic foods star at Taste of Chicago

Grant Park will soon buzz with locals and tourists blending together to make the food festival of all food festivals known as Taste of Chicago.

July 08, 2014 11:18 pm Photos

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World Cup crowds prompt South Shore, Metra booze bans

Fans planning to take the South Shore to Chicago Thursday for the viewing party in Grant Park for the USA vs. Germany World Cup soccer match will have to leave the alcohol at home.

June 26, 2014 6:54 am
FROM the FARM: Cream cake a favorite recipe of Pope John Paul II

FROM the FARM: Cream cake a favorite recipe of Pope John Paul II

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am
Munster police searching for missing Illinois man

Munster police searching for missing Illinois man

MUNSTER | Police are searching for an Illinois man who went missing after visiting his father in Munster.

December 03, 2013 6:58 pm
Beecher's TJ Gibbons battles on a header with Grant Park's David Para in the first half of Thursday's  annual "Pink Game" in honor of local cancer survivors.

Beecher's TJ Gibbons battles on a header with Grant Park's David Para in the first half of Thursday's annual "Pink Game" in honor of local cancer survivors.

Beecher's TJ Gibbons battles on a header with Grant Park's David Para in the first half of Thursday's  annual "Pink Game" in honor of local cancer survivors.

September 12, 2013 7:02 pm
Beecher's Marshall Landis, left, looks to attempt a shot against Grant Park goalie Jaron Jacobson during the first half Thursday.

Beecher's Marshall Landis, left, looks to attempt a shot against Grant Park goalie Jaron Jacobson during the first half Thursday.

Beecher's Marshall Landis, left, looks to attempt a shot against Grant Park goalie Jaron Jacobson during the first half Thursday.

September 12, 2013 6:46 pm
Beecher's Bailey Schultz, middle, heads the ball while Grant Park's Jaron Jacobson, right, tries to defend during the first half of Thursday's game at Beecher.

Beecher's Bailey Schultz, middle, heads the ball while Grant Park's Jaron Jacobson, right, tries to defend during the first half of Thursday's game at Beecher.

Beecher's Bailey Schultz, middle, heads the ball while Grant Park's Jaron Jacobson, right, tries to defend during the first half of Thursday's game at Beecher.

September 12, 2013 6:46 pm
Beecher vs Grant Park, players warm up

Beecher vs Grant Park, players warm up

Beecher boys soccer players warm up Thursday before their game with Grant Park. Beecher wore all pink jerseys and Grant Park sported pink socks to honor local cancer survivors during the sixth annual "Pink Game.'

September 12, 2013 6:40 pm

Fewer Grant Park repairs needed after Lollapalooza

CHICAGO | The company that runs Lollapalooza says restoration of Chicago's Grant Park after this year's festival will be "minimal and swift."

August 14, 2013 6:15 pm
Didn't make it to Lollapalooza? Watch it here

Didn't make it to Lollapalooza? Watch it here

Grant Park in Chicago rocked the weekend of Aug. 2-4 with the 2013 Lollapalooza music festival. Watch the YouTube video recaps here.

August 02, 2013 2:30 pm
Area veterans, enlisted military and their families

Area veterans, enlisted military and their families

Area veterans, enlisted military and their families pose for a photograph during last year's halftime ceremony at Beecher's Wounded Warrior Game.

April 15, 2013 8:56 pm
Beecher girls soccer player Bobbi Stanula

Beecher girls soccer player Bobbi Stanula

Beecher girls soccer player Bobbi Stanula pins a flower on her grandfather and Korean War veteran Russell Smiddy of Highland during last year's ceremony honoring veterans and enlisted military members at Beecher's Wounded Warrior Game.

April 15, 2013 8:51 pm
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Grant Park's Devin Mahnke flips teammate Kevin McNally. Mahnke attends Beecher High School, which co-ops with Grant Park.

February 11, 2013 10:04 pm
Grant Park looks ugly for the holidays, but redesign aims for a natural wonderland

Grant Park looks ugly for the holidays, but redesign aims for a natural wonderland

Peggy Denny, 58, born and raised in Chicago, had to stop midway across the BP Bridge when she realized Grant Park was missing its trees. She said she was optimistic about the park's future.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am
Grant Park looks ugly for the holidays, but redesign aims for a natural wonderland

Grant Park looks ugly for the holidays, but redesign aims for a natural wonderland

CHICAGO | Last week's tree plucking of northern Grant Park marked the most drastic change so far in a planned $55 million reconstruction, baring the unfamiliar epidermis of a park that once was.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am
Marian Catholic football coach Dave Mattio announces his retirement

Marian Catholic football coach Dave Mattio announces his retirement

Marian Catholic's football team will have a new coach on the sidelines next year for the first time since 1976.

October 21, 2012 12:15 am
Portage High School powder puff football game

Portage High School powder puff football game

Portage High School junior quarterback Mandy Haupt throws an interception with pressure from senior Erica Luna in a powder puff football game Wednesday at the school.

September 26, 2012 8:10 pm
Portage High School powder puff football game

Portage High School powder puff football game

Portage High School students watch a powder puff football game at the school on Wednesday. The game was part of the school's annual homecoming festivities.

September 26, 2012 8:11 pm
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