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Beverly Shores named world's seventh Dark Sky Community

Beverly Shores named world's seventh Dark Sky Community

Beverly Shores has been named the seventh Dark Sky Community in the world by the International Dark-Sky Association. The designation recognizes the town for its efforts to curb light pollution.

June 24, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Some have vision, others have tunnel vision

RICH JAMES: Some have vision, others have tunnel vision

The sign in the locker room said, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”

March 26, 2014 12:00 am
Glamorous at times, dire at others, South Shore history a fascinating ride

Glamorous at times, dire at others, South Shore history a fascinating ride

It once brought strong-armed men from their homes to the steel mills. It brought city slickers from Chicago for a day at the beach. It took a generation off to war and brought them back.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: These are a few of my favorite things

RICH JAMES: These are a few of my favorite things

It's that time of year. I’m thankful …

November 27, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Referendum for Illiana would be bad idea

RICH JAMES: Referendum for Illiana would be bad idea

Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid, D-East Chicago, owns one of the 52 votes that will decide whether there will be an Illiana Expressway.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am

GAYLE

As a child, the only way my mom and I could go to Chicago was by taking the South Shore Railroad. She wouldn't drive there and besides, there was something very romantic about actually getting on a train to go anyplace when you're a kid.

September 19, 2013 12:00 am
INTRO: Mitch Markovitz ends up exactly where he always wanted to be

INTRO: Mitch Markovitz ends up exactly where he always wanted to be

For a South Side kid like Mitch Markovitz, trains were everything. Clattering in the distance and whistling through the night when you were falling asleep and marking off day parts when you were awake.

April 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Trainspotting: How Mitch Markovitz ended up exactly where he always wanted to be

Trainspotting: How Mitch Markovitz ended up exactly where he always wanted to be

For a South Side kid like Mitch Markovitz, trains were everything. Clattering in the distance and whistling through the night when you were falling asleep and marking off day parts when you were awake.

March 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Volunteers help light up the sky in Beverly Shores

Volunteers help light up the sky in Beverly Shores

The Beverly Shores depot for South Shore passenger trains is a region landmark.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am
Beverly Shores a community in harmony with nature

Beverly Shores a community in harmony with nature

The Beverly Shores depot for the South Shore passenger trains is a region landmark.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am
Historic South Shore cars preserved in Wisconsin

Historic South Shore cars preserved in Wisconsin

PORTER | The National Park Service has transferred five historic South Shore Railroad Cars to the East Troy Electric Railroad in East Troy, Wis., where visitors will be allowed ride in the historic cars.

September 26, 2010 12:00 am
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