Dear Abby: Grieving widower wishes pals, spare time activities — however now not

DEAR ABBY: Your recommendation to the grieving widower “In Need of Someone” (June 22) used to be spot on. I met my husband when I used to be 14. We married at 18, and he died when he used to be 44. After his dying, I had no concept how one can be an individual as a result of I had at all times been a spouse. In the early years, I cried on a daily basis and used to be looking, like “In Need,” to fill that vacant spot in my existence. Then sooner or later, I began understanding what to do in regards to the different holes in my existence. I had now not been

‘The Third Day’ an island getaway the place you’ll be able to’t all the time get

Just keep house. Time and once more in 2020, we’ve observed films about other folks who embark on a go back and forth to a far flung and distinctive getaway — simplest to have their lives became the other way up in incessantly violent type in a while after their arrival. From “Fantasy Island” to “Relic” to “Four Kids and It,” from “You Should Have Left” to “The Rental” to “Murder in the Woods,” it helps to keep on going down — and it occurs once more, two times, within the HBO restricted collection “The Third Day,” a grisly, bone-cracking, blood-spattered horror mystery set on a vacation hotel off the

The Nations League is again!

What is it? The 2d version of UEFA's latest national-team festival. Portugal clinched the primary identify on house turf in 2019, the fruits of a event that drew reward from around the continent. The 2020/21 version will glance to construct on that good fortune, with a few tweaks this time round. All the fixturesWhen does it get started?

Kenosha police capturing: Third night time of unrest as protesters

KENOSHA, Wis. — Three other folks had been shot and one killed in a single day in Kenosha as loads of Black Lives Matter demonstrators clashed once more with government and armed counter-protesters throughout the 3rd night time of unrest following the police capturing of a Black guy over the weekend. Shortly ahead of nine p.m. Tuesday, protesters beginning throwing bottles and rocks at police stationed at the back of a fence erected in entrance of the Kenosha County Courthouse, which have been broken within the earlier nights. Flags had been set on fireplace and a few massive fireworks had been thrown at officials, a few of whom retreated within the construction as protesters tried to push over

Time for Mitch Trubisky and Nick Foles to turn their

A yr in the past, Mitch Trubisky and Nick Foles had been in an identical eventualities as unquestioned beginning quarterbacks within the NFL — Trubisky with the Bears and Foles with the Jaguars. Nothing they did performance-wise in camp or the preseason was once going to forestall them from beginning Week 1. Trubisky, the No. 2 select of the 2017 draft, was once sponsored up by means of Chase Daniel. Foles, who had simply signed a four-year, $88 million contract with Jacksonville, was once forward of rookie Gardner Minshew, a fifth-round draft select. The stakes are somewhat a little upper and the margin-for-error slightly bit smaller for each as they input coaching camp in 2020 with the Bears.

Bud Billiken parade canceled for first time in 91-year

Chicago’s maximum liked close-of-summer tournament, the Bud Billiken Parade, has been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The biggest African American parade within the United States, this 12 months’s birthday celebration was once set for Aug. 8. According to a file on the parade will as an alternative be celebrated in an hour-long TV particular “Bud Billiken: Celebrating 91 Years,” airing at 1 p.m. Aug. 8. The nationally famend parade, an annual custom for generations of Chicago households, stretches for 2 miles alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive thru Bronzeville and culminating at Washington Park. Tens of hundreds of spectators attend the parade every 12 months, culminating with a back-to-school competition/picnic within the park celebrating schooling, Black

Second City names Anthony LeBlanc intervening time govt manufacturer

The Second City has named Anthony LeBlanc as intervening time govt manufacturer, efficient instantly, it used to be introduced Saturday. LeBlanc maximum not too long ago served as an inventive director for the famed Chicago improv corporate, and could also be a part-time college member at Columbia College Chicago. The appointment comes within the wake of Friday’s resignation by way of Second City co-owner/govt manufacturer Anthony Alexander amid accusations of institutional racism on the corporate all the way through his tenure. “While The Second City has sometimes made strides in the diversity of talent performing on our stages, we have grossly fallen short when it comes to supporting that talent — and diversity at Second City — as whole.