Prost to Dovetail Brewery, A New Brewery With Old-School Methods

In carpentry, a dovetail joint refers to two interlocking pieces that strengthen one another to contribute to structural integrity. 

dovetail-1It's a fitting choice for the name of Bill Wesselink and Hagen Dost's brewery at Ravenswood and Belle Plaine -- the brewers' passion for history and traditional stylesRead more

 

Physical and Occupational Therapists Work Together to Help You Overcome Physical Limitations

sch-rehabWhether you’ve suffered through a stroke, or are recovering from a minor injury, many individuals will face some form of physical limitation in their life. While physical therapy is known to alleviate pain and regain strength after an injury, few recognize the additional benefits occupationalRead more

 

Century-old Davis Theater plans gradual Thanksgiving comeback

Story and photos by Patrick Butler

The long wait is over.

Workmen put finishing touches on ceiling of the auditorium at the new Davis Theater.

Workmen put finishing touches on ceiling of the auditorium at the new Davis Theater.

After undergoing $4 million worth of transformation over most of this past year, the Davis Theater willRead more

 

Shopping where you live is easier and helps your neighbors

Story and photo by Patrick Butler

Eileen Keleghan, associate director of the Chamber (left), and former Alderman Gene Schulter right), president of the Schulter Foundation.

Eileen Keleghan, associate director of the Chamber (left), and former Alderman Gene Schulter right), president of the Schulter Foundation.

Deck the halls and skip the malls, says the Northcenter Chamber of Commerce.  This year you won’tRead more

 

Ald. Mell scraps Manor Avenue Traffic Diverter

Story and photos by Patrick Butler

"It's always been my desire to create a more walkable, safer area more walking, I want more eyes on the street," Ald. Deb Mell told a stormy community meeting at Horner Park. Photo by Patrick Butler

"It's always been my desire to create a more walkable, safer area more walking, I want more eyes on the street," Ald. Deb Mell told a stormy community meeting at Horner Park. 

Three weeks before CDOTRead more

 

Inagural Awards Presented at Schulter Foundation’s Positive Impacts Event

Story and photos by Patrick Butler

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Tom and Mary Fencl receive the Gene and Rosemary Schulter Foundation Award from Gene Schulter at the Foundation's recent gala at Mrs. Murphy and Sons' Irish Bistro.

Tom and Mary Fencl received this year’s Gene and RosemaryRead more

 

New Article Confirms Galter LifeCenter Knows the Key to Success

by David Modica

pilatesIt turns out you shouldn’t always stick to what you know.

While certain workouts such as BarrePilates and spinning have quickly developed a dedicated fan base, a recent Women’s Healtharticle says when it comes to reaping the most benefits from your gym time, the most important variableRead more

 

Back to School Tips from Black Bear Academy

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It’s back- to- school time for the kids! There is so much to talk about with your children during this exciting time of change, including new classmates, new teachers, a new classroom and for some, a new school!  In short, there are a lot ofRead more

 

Why local Germans honor a Prussian officer who taught us to fight “by the numbers”

By Patrick Butler

A float honors Gen. Baron Von Steuben in recent "German Day" parade through Lincoln Square. Photo by Patrick Butler

A float honors Gen. Baron Von Steuben in recent "German Day" parade through Lincoln Square.Photo by Patrick Butler

Probably only in Lincoln Square would several thousand red-blooded, patriotic Chicagoans be marching to honor a reputedly gay Prussian army officer,Read more

 

Zuko’s Story : Finding friendship in the most likely place

By: Brittney Frazier, Found Chicago 

imagejpeg_0-1If you love dogs, you have probably heard some of the rhetoric supporting the adoption of rescued dogs; dogs that have been abused or abandoned in one way or another. Phrases like “adopt, don’t shop” and “rescue, rehabilitate, rehome” express toRead more