“The Lake County Division of Transportation is hosting a rare tire recycling event on Friday, October 31, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 600 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville.” A rare tire recycling event? Does this mean it is an event that involves the recycling of rare tires, such as tires manufactured by Pablo Picasso during his post-Cubism period?
Sept. 29 11:43 a.m. |
Dear Help Squad, The Village of Skokie did construction on our street this summer. On July 10, they accidentally hit a gas pipe. Nicor was called; they came out and told us a tree had to be removed to fix the pipe.
Sept. 29 11 a.m. |
Barrington junior Kirsten Jacobsen won the 500-yard freestyle to lead the Fillies to a team championship in the nine-team Lake County invitational.
Sept. 27 6:29 p.m. |
A new IHSA rule on yellow cards designed to curb hostile play in boys soccer is drawing the ire of area coaches.
Sept. 26 3:26 p.m. |
Stevenson senior Luke Feder has a list of personal and team-oriented goals for his final boys golf season.
Arts & Entertainment
Sept. 25 4:47 p.m. |
Cavern dwellers unpack animated family weirdness in “The Boxtrolls,” Denzel Washington balances out the good-guy/bad-guy equation in “The Equalizer,” Simon Pegg seeks satisfaction in “Hector and the Search for Happiness” and Mia Wasikowska happily walks alone in “Tracks,” all in area theaters.
Sept. 25 2 p.m. |
It’s the song that currently has me dancing around my kitchen like a junior high school girl, but there’s another reason I’m giddy about “All About That Bass,” America’s No. 1 song for the second week in a row: The lyrics.
Things To Do
Sept. 25 2 p.m. |
On a recent friends and family camping adventure, rain got the better of us and we wisely opted to trade in our campfire fare and umbrellas for seats in a warm and dry restaurant. As we perused the menu we came across an unexpected appetizer offering.
Sept. 25 noon |
There are a number of reasons for Stevenson's 4-0 record and No. 1 ranking in Sun-Times Super 25. The team’s passing offense is one of the biggest.
Sept. 25 11:45 a.m. |
For 50 years, Jim Peterik has been a staple of the Chicago-area music scene. He first hit it big with the Berwyn-based band the Ides of March and their brassy single “Vehicle,” before co-founding Survivor, best known for its anthemic “Eye of the Tiger."
Sept. 25 6 a.m. |
Robert K. Elder