1 hour ago

Sunday picks: Scratch your itch for muscle cars at Corvette show

• Scott Collins, The Hang Union, OUTDrejas, Spit G & the Most Low: 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $5. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

    Sunday picks: Scratch your itch for muscle cars at Corvette show
    Ogle the many sleek and stylish automobiles on display at the Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals this weekend at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont. $30. (847) 692-2220 or mcacn.com. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov.
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2 hours ago

Adult 'Barney the Elf' a cheery show with a sweet back story

Location: Greenhouse Musical Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, (773) 404-7336 or theothertheatrecompany.com

    Adult 'Barney the Elf' a cheery show with a sweet back story
    Since the Christmas film "Elf" came out in 2003, Bryan Renaud has watched it again and again. But the Sugar Grove native never imagined it would inspire him to create his biggest production to date: His musical parody, "Barney the Elf," is based on the popular Will Ferrell film, but it features a more adult theme.
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7 hours ago

Schenn scores in OT to lift Blues past Canucks

...and point in nine games. ... Parayko and Edmundson's goals were St. Louis' league-leading 20th and 21st by a defenseman. ... Canucks D Christopher Tanev (hand) and D Troy Stecher (knee) took part...

    Schenn scores in OT to lift Blues past Canucks
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Brayden Schenn scored at 2:41 of overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. Colton Parayko, Vladimir Sobotka and Joel Edmundson scored in regulation for Western Conference-leading St. Louis. Paul Stastny had three assists and Jake Allen stopped 20 shots.
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25 hours ago

Weekend picks: Cirque's 'Crystal' a spectacle on ice

...Mile Lights Festival. Reservations are recommended for the free, family-friendly events. Hard Rock Cafe, 63 W. Ontario St., Chicago. Free. (312) 943-2252 or hardrock.com/cafes/chicago/. 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov...

• Highly Suspect, Bones, DJ Redbees: 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. $26-$30. (312) 923-2000 or houseofblues.com.

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...Featuring Emcees Gabrielle Sutton & Ken Mottet: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, Cobra Lounge, 235 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. $16. (312) 226-6300 or cobralounge.com...

• Eleanor Friedberger, Peter Oren: 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., Chicago. $20. (773) 227-4433 or hideoutchicago.com.

• Scott Collins, The Hang Union, OUTDrejas, Spit G & the Most Low: 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $5. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

    Weekend picks: Cirque's 'Crystal' a spectacle on ice
    The globally successful Canadian-based Cirque du Soleil straps on ice skates for its first ice arena spectacle "Crystal." St. Charles native Madeline Stammen stars in the cast, which performs amazing human feats on (and above) the ice this weekend at the Sears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates.
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41 hours ago

Fox Valley police reports

...grams) and possession of drug paraphernalia at 2:12 a.m. Nov. 7 on the 100 block of Ridge Lane, police said. Luke S. Rothengass, 18, of the 1000 block of Center Street, Elgin, was...

    Fox Valley police reports
    Someone used information from a resident of the 3S500 block of Bliss Road near Sugar Grove to open a cellphone account and buy phones Jan. 18 and racked up a $2,137 bill. The victim reported the forgery Tuesday. * A wallet, two DVDs, two mattress covers and three books -- a total value of $415 -- were stolen between 7 p.m.
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2 days ago

Back to basics for No. 9 Irish in home finale against Navy

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- For No. 9 Notre Dame, Saturday's game against long-time rival Navy is about basics training.

    Back to basics for No. 9 Irish in home finale against Navy
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- For No. 9 Notre Dame, Saturday's game against long-time rival Navy is about basics training. After committing four turnovers and not getting any of their own in a humbling, 41-8 loss at Miami, the Fighting Irish (8-2, No.
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2 days ago

Jimmy Buffett's Broadway-bound 'Margaritaville' offers a perfect escape

Location: The Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St., Chicago, (800) 775-2000, broadwayinchicago.com or escapetomargaritavillemusical.com

    Jimmy Buffett's Broadway-bound 'Margaritaville' offers a perfect escape
    If Jimmy Buffett fans have anything to say about it, his buoyant, Broadway-bound "Escape to Margaritaville" will run for years. The enthusiastic response to Wednesday's opening from Buffett's "phlock" -- which is how his self-styled parrothead fans refer to themselves when two or more are gathered together -- suggests as much.
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2 days ago

Jimmy Buffett's Broadway-bound musical 'Margaritaville' offers a perfect escape

Location: The Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St., Chicago, (800) 775-2000, broadwayinchicago.com or escapetomargaritavillemusical.com

    Jimmy Buffett's Broadway-bound musical 'Margaritaville' offers a perfect escape
    If Jimmy Buffett fans have anything to say about it, his buoyant, Broadway-bound "Escape to Margaritaville" will run for years. The enthusiastic response to Wednesday's opening from Buffett's "phlock" -- which is how his self-styled parrothead fans refer to themselves when two or more are gathered together -- suggests as much.
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2 days ago

Elgin's black history fest to focus on social justice, literacy

The event is 1 to 4 p.m. at Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave.

    Elgin's black history fest to focus on social justice, literacy
    Making literacy fun is the goal of Elgin's 13th annual Black History Family Festival Feb. 3. The event is 1 to 4 p.m. at Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave. The festival was founded years ago by Dr. Phyllis Folarin, a retired principal of Harriet Gifford Elementary School in Elgin.
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2 days ago

Northwest suburban police blotter

• Joanna Roman, 30, of the 3000 block of North Keating, Chicago, was arrested around 7 p.m. Nov. 3 at 51 State Parkway and charged with local ordinance soliciting prostitution.

    Northwest suburban police blotter
    Charges are not evidence of guilt. Under law, individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty. * Daniel E. Husterman, 26, of the 700 block of Lakeside Circle, Wheeling, was arrested around 7 p.m. Nov. 8 on the 2900 block of Arlington Heights Road and charged with manufacture/delivery of marijuana, possession of marijuana and speeding.
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2 days ago

First gold coin of the season found in Naperville Salvation Army kettle

Regional Director Beverly Peterson said the gold coin and silver pendant, discovered Tuesday night in the kettle at Casey's Foods, 124 West Gartner, are the first to be donated this year in the Chicago and Northwest Indiana region.

    First gold coin of the season found in Naperville Salvation Army kettle
    A holiday tradition got off to a quick and prosperous start this week when a Salvation Army bell ringer found gifts of gold and silver in a kettle outside a Naperville grocery store.
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2 days ago

Navy has options at QB vs. No. 9 Notre Dame seeking rebound

Navy has options at QB vs. No. 9 Notre Dame seeking rebound

    Navy has options at QB vs. No. 9 Notre Dame seeking rebound
    Navy (6-3) at No. 9 Notre Dame (8-2, CFP No. 8), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET, (NBC) Line: Notre Dame by 17½ Series record: Notre Dame leads 76-13-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Irish hope to rebound from last Saturday night's 41-8 loss at Miami, which derailed their chances for a College Football Playoff berth.
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2 days ago

Christkindlmarket returns to Naper Settlement

And this year, the monthlong outdoor market will bring with it more vendors, along with a few innovations intended to make navigating the crowds that converge on the Naper Settlement grounds at 523 S. Webster St. less daunting.

    Christkindlmarket returns to Naper Settlement
    Christkindlmarket is coming back to Naperville for a second time beginning Friday, Nov. 24. And this year, the monthlong outdoor market will bring with it more vendors, along with a few innovations intended to make navigating the crowds that converge on the Naper Settlement grounds at 523 S. Webster St.
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3 days ago

Naperville's Thanksgiving Turkey Trot grows into fun for families

...takes place at 8 a.m. on Hillside Road behind Naperville Central High School at 440 Aurora Ave., means waking up early, often braving the cold or even a misty sleet. It means...

    Naperville's Thanksgiving Turkey Trot grows into fun for families
    Like a Thanksgiving table that keeps expanding with the family -- a kids' table here for little Oakley, a high chair there for littler Caroline, a corner seat, too, for that left-handed in-law -- the Naperville Noon Lions Turkey Trot 5K has done nothing but grow since it was established in 1998.
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