| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:21 PM
A proposal to extend Naperville's Riverwalk will be headed to elected officials for a vote in the coming months.
After conducting a study and gathering public input, the Riverwalk Commission recommends moving forward with lengthening the path from...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Some brittle and warped, others as smooth and flat as the day they left the processing shop, the 35-millimeter negatives trickle in to Xiao Ma's dank recycling depot in north Beijing, collected by a network of trash pickers. Stuffed into old rice bags and...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Tough love comes in many forms, and for Matthew Longs it came from a concerned grandmother who prodded him to put down the TV remote and pick up his pace.
Obesity has more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents in the past 30 years,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:59 PM
About 20 protesters calling for a higher minimum wage marched into McDonald's on East Baltimore Street during Wednesday's lunch rush, performed a parody skit with "Ronald McDonald," handed fliers to customers and chanted "raise the wage."
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:41 PM
You might think that customers buying their lunch at McDonald’s would order meals with fewer calories if someone handed them a slip of paper reminding them that women should eat no more than 650 calories at lunchtime and men should not exceed 800...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:47 AM
The rest of the year won’t be easy for McDonald’s Corp., according to the chief executive of the world’s largest burger chain.
Same-store sales at U.S. restaurants open more than a year were slightly negative in June, according to...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 3:08 PM
We sure got a lot of feedback about last week's tip regarding iced tea, and we'll get to that in a minute.
But first, we want to let iced coffee drinkers know we have a great tip for them, too.
It comes from Guy Bruno in Lower Macungie Township. He...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Sample the tastes of many of Hellertown’s eateries — from Scottish to Mexican to Greek — at a discounted price during for the second annual Saucon Valley Restaurant Week, July 21-27. Twelve restaurants, about a third of Hellertown’...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Though fast-food restaurants tout that a large proportion of their managers started in entry-level positions, a report released Thursday by the National Employment Law Project finds that few fast-food workers join management ranks.
The group, which...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Jennifer Aniston is a bit of a delicate flower, at least when it comes to chowing down on fast food.
In a New York magazine interview focusing on skin and beauty — categories the A-lister scores high in — she was asked if she'd ever...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:15 AM
A new business that promises to power up your life is open in Orland Park.
Battery Giant, which carries everything from car batteries to hearing-aid batteries, held its grand opening June 22 at 15006 S. La Grange Road in the Orland Greens shopping...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
XIAMEN, China — Forget everything you think you know about Chinese food when you travel to mainland China. Even if orange chicken is on the menu, it won't look or taste anything like the sweet, gooey, fried stuff you're used to picking up at your...