Articles by Barbara Keer
Steppenwolf Theater presents "Middletown", a wry, human portrait of a town with two lives, one ordinary and visible, the other epic and mysterious
The activities from “Smart Is as Smart Does” by Pat Battaglia, aka Dr. Fun are intriguing and rewarding even when I have to look up the answers
Rimon Winery Dessert Wine is perfect for Passover and just perfect
Shoe Eti-Kit offers designer disposable shoe cover kits
Taylor's Winery in Clare Valley, South Australia, is the home of Wakefield wines
The Chicago Sinfonietta’s 24th season concluded on May 23 with a triumphant tribute to its visionary founder and music director, Paul Freeman and under the baton of its new music director, Mei-Ann Chen, the orchestra performed works by women composers
The new National Museum of American Jewish History is unique, fascinating and definitely worth a visit
The Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Summer Series offers an abstract perspective with some fantastic dancing
Harbour House Restaurant in Winnetka is a hidden treasure
Before leaving Chicago for an extended stay in the Bay Area I was told I MUST visit the American Grilled Cheese Kitchen in San Francisco
Head to Highland Park, Illinois on May 27th for Art wear unlimited where you will find unique and original clothing, jewelry, accessories and special Mother's Day and graduation gifts
Growing Home is an example of some of the best in Chicago, people working together to make lives better
At 62, I seem to have fallen into a demographic no-woman’s land
A visit to the Concannon Vineyard yielded great wine tasting, fascinating stories and the chance to see a winery that is "preserving the past and embracing the future"
With humor that had many bent over with laughter and pathos that brought one nearly to tears, in just over an hour, many of life’s lessons were powerfully revealed in this production of "A Life in the Theatre"
The lure of NY "all dressed up" and the long President?s Day weekend was too much to resist...
The InterContinental Hotel Chicago was our perfect "staycation" destination
One wonderful night at the newly renovated Ritz-Carlton Chicago, a Four Seasons Hotel, was refreshing and renewing
When I heard about Megabus.com, it sounded like a great way to travel to my family in Detroit, and I am delighted to say it was
Hawthorn Suites Livermore Wine Country offers a "Manager's Special" so special, we had to take advantage of it - and we are so glad we did
The Embassy Suites Hotel Detroit-Southfield is well located and offers comfort to business and leisure travelers
The Hotel Monaco San Francisco is a wonderful place to stay
The Palmer House Hilton is the longest continually operated hotel in North America. Located in the heart of Chicago, one can easily walk to many tourist destinations
SpringHill Suites Southfield Detroit by Marriott proved to be a perfect place for our retreat
Experience Lazy Cloud and leave refreshed and reconnected
"Shutters at the Beach" is a wonderful place to celebrate Hannukah and a 92nd birthday.
Susie Fine, who is developmentally disabled visits Chicago's Field Museum exhibit of "Pompeii: Stories from an Eruption".
"Rumi" restaurant with rustic American and Mediterranean flavors is a "hidden gem" in San Carlos
Smuin Ballet is a new experience, unlike other companies I have seen, a unique blend of dance