Many possibly walked away from the 14th Annual Chicago Polar Plunge, which benefits Special Olympics Chicago, Sunday morning with wet clothes and chattering teeth. But Longfellow Elementary School fifth grader Lucas Stowe walked away from North Avenue Beach with an autograph from his hero--Jimmy Fallon.
Candidates squared off Tuesday at Oak Park Public Library in the hotly contested race for 1st District Cook County Commissioner, defending their political records and giving their visions on topics ranging from the state of public health to overcrowding at the county jail.
Three Oak Park and River Forest High School students, inspired by Emery Lehman's journey to the 2014 Winter Olympics, decided to apply their musical talent and have produced a tribute song to Lehman called "The Olympian."
It was not your typical Friday night. And it wasn't your typical overnight accommodation. But I wanted to find out how the very popular but very hush-hush Airbnb, an online marketplace for listing and booking accommodations, would translate to Oak Park.
Everything is complicated. Especially for the homeowners who are forced to finally acknowledge each other because of a block-wide burglary spree on a fictional cul-de-sac called Ilios Lane in Rachel Louise Snyder's first novel What We've Lost Is Nothing.