December 6, 2016

In contrast to the classic red-suited, full-bearded St. Nick we typically see around the holidays, Portland, OR is sporting a “hipster” Santa for the second year in a row.

Teens and adults can relive their childhood memories this season by visiting Hipster Santa at Pion...

November 1, 2016

We all deserve a hard-earned break after that pumpkin pie eating contest or after the strenuous hours of chaotic shopping on Black Friday. What better way to kick back and relax than with a few hours (or days) of watching your favorite movies and television series on N...

September 24, 2016

Will County has seen numerous rabid bats since the beginning of 2016, and a seventh one has been spotted this past week in New Lenox.

A New Lenox couple saw their pet dog struggling with a bat in their backyard. From their window, they watched the dog capture and kill t...

September 16, 2016

Yesterday evening, downtown Joliet became the hub for NASCAR fans, live music and great food. Joliet hosted the annual Race Fan Rally, the largest single-day NASCAR fan fest in the Midwest, the Wednesday before the Sprint Cup races at the Chicagoland Speedway.

The event...

September 8, 2016

It’s September, which means it’s time for Apple to make another big product announcement. Yesterday, Apple revealed the new iPhone 7 as well as updates to the Apple Watch at their Apple Event in San Francisco.

The iPhone 7 may look like the 6’s twin, but Apple announced...

August 28, 2016

By now you’ve probably heard the hype about the much-anticipated film release of 2017: Disney’s live-action revival of “Beauty and the Beast.” Starring Emma Watson as Belle, the face of the new “Beauty” is about all that has been revealed about the film up until now. A...

December 2, 2015

After slowly slipping into a food coma as an aftermath of indulging in copious amounts of turkey, stuffing and maybe a few extra slices of pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving Day, everyone can agree that as soon as the clock strikes midnight, the holiday season has begun. It’s...

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