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Mediawatcher: Madmen and Veep Worth the Wait

Mediawatcher: Madmen and Veep Worth the Wait

Programming alert: Something you may not have dared to dream about for a long, long time is happening in a few weeks: The first half of the seventh—and final—season of Mad Men will premiere on Sunday, April 13, at 9 p.m on AMC.

March 18, 2014 2:29 pm Photos

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MEDIAWATCHER: Guilty pleasures live up to their name

MEDIAWATCHER: Guilty pleasures live up to their name

Last week, I was entertaining a group of friends at my home, and one of them asked to see a snippet of a show we were discussing that happened to be recorded on my DVR.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am
Mediawatcher: The Coldest Season

Mediawatcher: The Coldest Season

It’s January, we’ve had snowstorm after snowstorm, and we’re experiencing the coldest temperatures in decades. Time to call on AAA.

February 04, 2014 9:24 am Photos

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Icons and Edelweiss

If you’re like me, you reacted with great trepidation to the news that Carrie Underwood was going to star in a live televised production of “The Sound of Music,” a sentimental favorite for baby boomers and beyond.

December 17, 2013 7:12 pm
The power of 10: Celebrating a decade of 'Wicked' fun

The power of 10: Celebrating a decade of 'Wicked' fun

Going to see a lavish new musical in Chicago is always a special event. But when the lights dim in the theater, and there’s that moment of giddy expectation before the conductor’s baton drops to signal the opening chords of the overture, it’s difficult to imagine you’re about to embark on a …

November 28, 2013 12:00 am
Valparaiso University Students Eryn and John MacNeil of Crown Point at Chicago Broadway Run of "Once"

Valparaiso University Students Eryn and John MacNeil of Crown Point at Chicago Broadway Run of "Once"

Valparaiso University students Eryn and John MacNeil, of Crown Point, stand under the marquee Saturday of Oriental Theatre in Chicago for the Broadway in Chicago run of "Once," which continues until Oct. 27.

October 14, 2013 12:00 am
Friends host benefit for family

Friends host benefit for family

A family portrait shows the Chrisman family, the late Robert Chrisman, front, surrounded by sons Troy and Sean, wife Janine and daughter Rian. A benefit will be held Saturday to help the family with medical bills and other expenses.

April 11, 2013 12:00 am

Last Resort: Time Keeper

One Friday evening, while my daughter was home from college over the holidays, she casually asked if I would like to check out the first episode of Downton Abbey with her.

February 18, 2013 12:00 am
"Other Desert Cities" captivates with native cast

"Other Desert Cities" captivates with native cast

"Other Desert Cities," making its Chicago premiere at the Goodman Theatre, is a captivating production that rightfully earns its accolades.

February 02, 2013 5:00 pm
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, July 19

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, July 19

It's hot outside, but area theaters are keeping audience members cool all summer with productions that range from the Towle's 'Next to Normal' to the Goodman's 'Crowns.' --Kathy MacNeil, assistant managing editor, Shore magazine

July 18, 2012 9:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, December 22

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, December 22

Happy holidays from the Shore staff! This week, take advantage of some world-class theater, or plan ahead for Winter Delights in Benton Harbor and an extraordinary exhibit in Michigan City.

December 21, 2011 10:00 am
A wintry walking tour of Chicago's finest architectural achievements

A wintry walking tour of Chicago's finest architectural achievements

A guide explains the various architectural styles represented by the structures viewed from Chicago's Millennium Park.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
A wintry walking tour of Chicago's finest architectural achievements

A wintry walking tour of Chicago's finest architectural achievements

The "Modern Skyscrapers" tour focuses on downtown high-rises that were built after World War II.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
A wintry walking tour of Chicago's finest architectural achievements

A wintry walking tour of Chicago's finest architectural achievements

The Willis Tower, formerly the Sears Tower, is a world-famous example of a modernist structure designed by the firm of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
A wintry walking tour of Chicago's finest architectural achievements

A wintry walking tour of Chicago's finest architectural achievements

I'll admit it, when I think "winter in Chicago," a 2-hour downtown stroll is not the first thing that comes to mind. But the recent blizzard and resulting social/cultural event cancellations gave me a bad case of cabin fever, so when I saw that the temperature was going to rise above freezin…

February 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Girls' Night Out! Everyone deserves some time to reconnect with friends

Every month or so, I receive an e-mail with only three letters in the subject line: "GNO." It doesn't mean anything to my husband or teens when they see the correspondence in my inbox, but for the half-dozen of us who are copied on the e-mail, it represents a much-needed respite from the dai…

January 23, 2011 12:00 am
Two friends cross America in a quest to correct typos

Two friends cross America in a quest to correct typos

At first glance, Jeff Deck and Benjamin Herson may seem like your quintessential "regular guys"-and in many ways, they are. In fact, on a recent evening, they blend right into the crowd at the Borders bookstore on Clark Street in Chicago (even though much of the crowd is actually there to se…

December 19, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Nutrition Education

Stretching a budget to feed a family--and worrying about the nutritional content--is always a chore, but in the current economic climate, the task can seem overwhelming. Accordingly, the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service of Lake County is offering an Expanded Food and Nutrition Education …

March 17, 2009 12:00 am

Special Delivery

Business partners Dona Henry and Kelly Hite--who have 12 children between them--understand how difficult it can be for busy parents to plan and prepare meals every night, so they recently started a restaurant meal delivery service. The business, "Maitre d' to Door," offers online menus of so…

March 17, 2009 12:00 am

Baby Signing Update

Last summer, NWI Parent reported on the increasing popularity of using sign language to communicate with babies ("Connecting with Your Baby through Sign Language," Jul/Aug 2008). Reinforcing this concept, Science recently published University of Chicago research indicating that children who …

March 17, 2009 12:00 am

Montessori Students Learn Winter Survival Skills

This last December, fourteen 4th-, 5th- and 6th-grade students from Montessori Children's Schoolhouse in Hammond participated in "Winter Survival in the Dunes," a 2-day, 1-night program at the Indiana Dunes Learning Center in Chesterton.

January 21, 2009 12:00 am

News and Notes from Northwest Indiana

Unique basketball facility comes to Northwest Indiana

November 18, 2008 12:00 am

Reconsidering Cloth

RECONSIDERING CLOTH

November 18, 2008 12:00 am

The Early Years

NWI Parent talks to T.J. Holsen, development director of Parents as Teachers of Lake County:

November 18, 2008 12:00 am

News and Notes from Northwest Indiana

Leonardo makes waves in the special needs community

September 25, 2008 12:00 am

Baby, Think It Over!

At Valparaiso's Boone Grove High School, students ages 15-18 are getting a dose of reality in their Child Development and Parenting Class, where they are assigned the daunting task of being a baby's sole caregiver for an entire weekend. The "baby" is actually a Baby Think It Over infant simu…

March 18, 2008 12:00 am

Fuchsia and Garters and Necklines...oh my!

That's right, it's prom time again! But even though it seems like just yesterday, this time it's not for you . . . it's for your teen. A lot of elements remain timeless about this great high school tradition (the garter, the boutonniere, the corsage, the theme, the decorations, and the photo…

March 18, 2008 12:00 am

Fun and Flowers

NWI Parent asked some local moms to describe their ideal Mother's Day, and the common denominator was the Great Outdoors . . . and spending time together with their families. Sound familiar?

March 18, 2008 12:00 am

All in the Family

It all started in Homewood in 1994, when Rob Scott was in high school, and decided to study the martial art of taekwondo.

January 15, 2008 12:00 am

Calendar of Events

Because dates and times are subject to change, please call ahead to confirm all event details. If you would like to submit a health-related event to be considered for listing in the Get Healthy calendar of events, please send the information---at least 4-6 weeks in advance---to kmacneil@nwit…

December 22, 2005 12:00 am
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