It’s the weekend, and that often means you want to take a break from 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.
Leave it to a shop specializing in kosher candy to create an $85 chocolate centerpiece for Thanksgivukkah. complete with gummy candles.
After 40 years in the family, Joan and John Cusack's childhood home is under contract for sale.
Rabbi Ari Moffic from Interfaith Family shares some tips to celebrate this 7,000 year coincidence.
Assistant Principal Tim Grivois-Shah and his husband, Ravi Grivois-Shah, didn’t wait for Illinois’ legislature to pass the bill. They got married more than three years ago, and have adopted a daughter, now 22 months.
Former Lyons Township kicker Jake Elliott, who broke a University of Memphis record with a 56-yard field goal Saturday, is one of 20 semifinalists for the 2013 Lou Groza National Collegiate Place-Kicker Award. Click through to see video of the amazing field goal.