Chicago teacher blends basketball, academics in camp for kids

How one CPS teacher turned his Saturday morning pickup games into a camp that's inspiring kids to keep up in their reading and math. Read...

 

Our Kind of Town | Elk Grove Village

After just a year in their adopted hometown, Debbie and Jorge Cases can’t imagine living anywhere else with their three kids. Read...

 

Kid-friendly steaks at Texas de Brazil in Chicago

Meat, meat and more meat. That’s the bottom line on the menu at the popular Texas de Brazil churrascaria (steak house), but it’s not the whole story. Read...

 

This spring break, try a staycation right here in Chicago

By following a few simple rules, a week at home can offer the same satisfaction as a week away, minus the travel hassles.  Read...

 

Siblings sharing a room is making a comeback

Due to the economy or just a desire to downsize and live smarter, kids are starting to share rooms again. Here's how to make it work.  Read...

 

The best resale shops in Chicago - and what to know when you go

The Chicago area is full of steals to squeal for - if you just know where to look.  Read...

 

How to choose a sport for your child

Should your kids learn to dribble a basketball or do a cartwheel? If they are old enough to make an informed decision, let them choose. Read...

 

Ditch the Kids: Dinner at Chicago's q is barbecue at its best

Right in the center of the Gold Coast, q is where down-home meets Park Avenue. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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