Upcoming events and recommendations for the next seven days
Chicago teachers have almost no relief for overcrowded classrooms.
The Shermer Club: A John Hughes Fest will take place June 22-25 in the city and suburbs where Hughes’s classic 1980s teen movies were filmed.
The Brooklyn author’s North Shore adolescence was a different kind of teen movie.
The curving streets of the affluent north suburbs are lined with midcentury-modern marvels and the locations of John Hughes movies.
Rebecca Makkai’s latest novel forms a satisfying conspiracy between reader and writer.
In Delivery Man, Vince Vaughn is a sperm donor with 533 children.
Jeanne Nolan’s new memoir, From the Ground Up, details the education of an organic gardener.
Summer Guide: a vintage inn, fields of butterflies, and a six-course dinner in Lake Forest
The annual rummage sale at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest
Peter Gundling’s just your average third-grader. He goes to school. He likes Abba. He’s got a movie studio in the attic.