Lifestyle

  • MCCD's 'Outdoor Fest!' targets youth

    Younger generations, this one’s for you. Looking to complement April’s Earth Day festivities and to ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • cast can’t save ‘Leave You’

    Somebody dies. Family gathers to mourn. Everybody’s stuck in one house, with all their quirks and foibles and enough emotional baggage to fill an airc ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:11 pm
  • Review: A funny, dramatic, unique ‘Intelligent Life’

    “An exceptional achievement by an artist, author or the like, that is unlikely to be equaled by that person or anyone else; stroke of genius” – defini ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Fest brings best in foreign film to Woodstock

    Embrace the subtitles.In its 12th year, the Woodstock International Film Festival – scheduled Sept. ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • 10 fresh ways to use butternut squash

    Just as you’re finally finishing up the mounds of zucchini that have haunted you all summer, autumn’s overabundance of butternut squash hits you. Time ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Recipe of the Week: Chewy Chocolate Cherry Bars

    Chewy Chocolate Cherry BarsMakes 3 dozen1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs1/2 cup butter, melted1 1/2 ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • A sweet take on tsimmes

    Although tsimmes – a traditional part of the Rosh Hashana meal – generally is considered a sweet stew of carrots and other root vegetables, we decided ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • Kugel made rich with apples, honey

    Similar to a bread pudding held together by a rich, creamy custard, our apple-honey kugel is a perfect dessert for fall, as well as a fine dish for yo ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:58 pm
  • Whole grains and honey make for healthy snack cake

    My grandma Ursula relied on honey to solve nearly any culinary or health problem. Have a nagging nighttime cough? Swallow a spoonful of honey. Chocola ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • The Search For Signs and Lily Tomlin’s Artistic Influence

    In The Search for Signs for Intelligent Life in the Universe , Lily Tomlin portrayed an entire cast of characters in this one-woman show. She went on ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Easy ways to improve your car’s fuel economy with Douglas Automotive

    Everybody could use a few extra dollars in their pocket. There’s an easy way to do that, ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • No need for pregnant pause

    You’ve probably seen the videos or at least heard the stories of women a month or two away from delivery and still pumping iron and running marathons. ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • Anti-addiction medication linked to children's poisonings

    CHICAGO — An anti-addiction drug used to fight the nation's heroin and painkiller abuse epidemics poses a threat to young children who accidentally sw ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Success of Varicose Vein Treatment with Illinois Vein Specialists

    You’ve had your varicose veins treated. Now what? According to Dr. Stephen Rivard, found ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Controversial One-Person Show Focuses on Apple and Its Business Practices at Raue Center for the Arts

    The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs , a monologue written and performed by Mike Daisey in 2010, then transformed into a one-person show, has trave ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 9:53 am
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