It’s the weekend, and that often means you want to take a break from the news of the day. Each week, we’ll compile a list of “good reads” from Patch sites around the area. They’re happy or compelling or otherwise interesting stories for your weekend reading pleasure.
Roonah the pet parrot survived a day and a night in the cold only to be found a few doors down from her home.
Firefighters got a cat breathing again and rescued a dog after a fire broke out in the kitchen of a home.
After several price cuts, Frank Lloyd Wright's Robert Emmond House is on the market for under $1 million.
Oak Park and River Forest High School senior Emery Lehman heads to Sochi this weekend to compete on the U.S. speed skating team in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.