August 2010

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VIDEO: Kid-hosted, kid-focused cooking show hits Chicago's airwaves

The Emmys didn't air until Sunday night, but on Friday, 16 Chicago-area kids glitzed and glammed it up on a red carpet of their own. Read...

 

A 5-year-old and video camera in tow, Chicago couple hit Route 66 for cross-country trip

The next time your kids are in the car, squabbling about which DVD to watch and kicking the back of your seat, just think: You could be on a 2,100-mile road trip in the middle of the desert. Read...

 

Need better-behaved kids? 'Godspell' may be just the ticket

Provision Theater's production of "Godspell" takes all those tired, "be good" lines you've been yelling all summer and presents them in a fun, hyper-energetic musical your kids won't tune out. Read...

 

Jelly Belly truck brings old favorites, new flavors to Chicago candy shop

Forget the ice cream truck. This Sunday, the Jelly Belly RV is rumbling into town and giving away a free "candy pail." We don't know what that is, but we're sure we want it. Read...

 

Why Lollapalooza makes me want to have kids

Hipster/punk/alternative babies and kids are the cutest thing ever. The spray-painted hair, gelled and spiked into mohawks, and rub-on tattoos and ratty t-shirts from their (or, more likely, their parents') favorite band are just adorable. Read...

 

5 Questions with ... Olympic gold medalist, rising fashion mogul Nastia Liukin

2008 gymnastics gold medalist Nastia Liukin was in Chicago Friday promoting her new clothing line. We stole a few minutes to talk about fashion, her "Gossip Girl" cameo, and whether we can expect to see her in London in 2012. Read...

 

Teachable moments at Lollapalooza

You're bound to field a few questions that, well, you'd rather not, amid the all-out insanity of Lollapalooza. We've anticipated some of the best, and pointed out a few teachable moments. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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