If you’ve been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, you’re one of 26 million Americans living with this disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. You’re also in the company of celebrities like Tom Hanks, Paula Deen and Sherri Shepherd. But you don’t …
The Frankfort Fall Festival will feature 300-plus artisans, music and a whole lot more.
Find out who's in line to be showing their arts, crafts and other wares during the 2013 Frankfort Fall Festival, one of the premier art and crafts fest in the United States.
This year’s Frankfort Fall Festival will have a theme of: “Fright Fest: It’s a Thriller.” Festival chair Colleen Mora chose it because of her love of Halloween.
Happy Bettenhausen and his wife, Dorothy, have been riding together in local parades for 37 years. They just love greeting people along the way.
The Frankfort Fall Festival has its roots as a small community picnic in a grove; It has now grown to a three-day event that sees up to 300,000 people.
Find out all you need to know when heading to the 2013 Frankfort Fall Festival.
The Frankfort Fall Festival is mainly known for the multitude of arts & crafts vendors lining the streets of the downtown area. But those attending can also be entertained in other ways, including a carnival and two stages of performers. Below is the schedule for …
The following streets will be closed during the Frankfort Fall Festival and some of the days leading up to it when the carnival and entertainment stages are open: White Street (Kansas to Elwood streets): No parking 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Aug. 28 to Aug. …
Chartered on Aug. 1, 1913, The Rotary Club of Joliet is celebrating its centennial anniversary. The club has been a driving force for doing good both in the community and abroad. To read about the history of the club and its many contributions, flip through our four-page special section marking the club's historic milestone.
What do you do when you want to find a reliable car mechanic or hear about who makes the best deep-dish pizza in the area? If you’re like most people, you ask neighbors or others you know from the Southland region. Well, here’s a chance …
Check out your favorite restaurants and services for the central region of the SouthtownStar. Who made the cut and who fell short? All winners selected by the people who know best, our readers. Click to read the entire winner list in over 60 categories.
Check out your favorite restaurants and services for the East region of the SouthtownStar. Who made the cut and who fell short? All winners selected by the people who know best, our readers. Click to read the entire winner list in more than 60 categories.
Check out your favorite restaurants and services for the North region of the SouthtownStar. Who made the cut and who fell short? All winners selected by the people who know best, our readers. Click to read the entire winner list in more than 60 categories.
A balloon sinuplasty is a procedure that uses a small catheter and balloon to quickly and effectively open and expand blocked sinuses – much like balloon angioplasty does for blocked arteries of the heart.
Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. James Moravek, of MidAmerica Orthopaedics in Palos Hills, Ill., offers suggestions on how to avoid shoulder, back and neck injuries while engaged in summer activities.
As people age, regular exercise is essential to staying healthy and improving your quality of life. However, there are some things seniors need to keep in mind before starting an exercise program.
A board-certified cardiologist at the Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center Women’s Center offers tips for women on minimizing the risk of developing heart disease.
After being open for nearly a year, Little Company of Mary’s Outpatient Care Center (OPCC) in Oak Lawn is thriving as a facility that provides patients with exceptional immediate care in addition to family medicine, orthopedics, and OB/GYN physician offices.
At Fit After 50 in Mokena, Ill., clients aged 50 and over are provided personalized training as part of their monthly fees.
Irish Fest at Gaelic Park in Oak Forest will run four days, offering everything from carnivals and music bands to Gaelic football, Irish dance competitions, food, beverages and loads of merchandise.
At this year’s Irish Fest in Oak Forest, many events and programs will move indoors to take advantage of the amenities in the facility.
Some crowd favorites, including Gaelic Storm, Ronan Tynan, The Killdares and the Makem and Spain Brothers are among dozens of acts set to hit the stage at this year’s Irish Fest at Chicago Gaelic Park in Oak Forest.
Some well-known Celtic musical groups are making their debut at this year’s Irish Fest at Chicago Gaelic Park in Oak Forest
Eight Irish plays staged in Ireland, Canada and the United States, including one from Gaelic Park in Oak Forest, IL, will take part in the Acting Irish International Theatre Festival from May 21 to 26 at Gaelic Park.
Chicago Feis 2013, which will feature dozens of Irish dance schools competing at Gaelic Park in Oak Forest, will be in memory of Dennis Dennehy, a well-known Chicago area Irish dance instructor who died this year.