It’s the weekend, and that often means you want to take a break from reading the news of the day. Each week, we’ll compile a list of “good reads” from Patch sites around the area. They’re happy or compelling or otherwise interesting stories for your weekend reading pleasure.
The Shedd Aquarium celebrated its anniversary with Granddad, a 25-lb fish. The celebration included a seaweed-frosted cake. Click through to see a picture of the rather remarkable creation.
Thousands flocked to Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest over the last several days to watch the country's top players in the BMW Championship. And many of those spectators posted pictures of the fun on Instagram. We've selected some of our favorites.
Patch happened upon a high school freshman standing outside a classmate’s house with a bouquet of red and white flowers, waiting for her to come home and, hopefully, give him a thumbs-up for the Oct. 5 dance.
Illinois is home to 15 of the richest people in the country, according to Forbes, which just published its “Forbes 400,” listing the wealthiest people in America.
Can a woman be happy, satisfied and successful in life without having kids? Without even wanting kids?After three Lake Forest buildings were struck by lightning Thursday morning, residents might be wondering what to do if they find themselves in the same situation.