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.Pet Food Pantry Opens with 25,000-Pound Donation of Kibble
A new food pantry aimed at helping our furry, four-legged friends received a hefty donation to kick off its creation. Check out the fun video of the food being gathered together and sent off to the pantry.'Elle' Interviews Tavi Gevinson on Debut in 'Enough Said'
In Q&A with Elle magazine, Oak Park's Tavi Gevinson talks about her role in Enough Said, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini.
Did you know Northbrook's village president visits a Colorado dude ranch every year for horse riding and cattle herding?Tiffany Rice Talks About Her First Year Without Dajae
“While Dajae’s not here in the flesh for me to provide a life for him, I can still provide a legacy for him and a better life for our youth,” says Rice, whose 14-year-old son was killed one year ago in a case of mistaken identity.