Drunk Student Kicks in Business' Door, Returns to Make Amends

Also, a local school's high-tech security is featured on the 'Today Show' and you can get a peek at Michael Jordan's house.

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.

School's Security Featured as National Model on 'Today Show'

Prepare to get a criminal background check if you show up at Viola Nelson School.

Drunk Student Kicks In Gigio's Pizzeria Door, Returns to Make Amends

Gigio's Pizzeria in Evanston has a brand new front door--thanks to a Northwestern student who kicked it in after he'd had too much to drink, then came back the next day with his checkbook ready to pay for repairs.

Check Out This Amazing Video of Michael Jordan’s Home

Here’s a sneak peak at the Highland Park mega-mansion, set to be auctioned on Monday.

Samantha Irby Deserves Her Title as Chicago’s Funniest Writer

Columnist Christine Wolf on reading Irby’s debut book: Can I just tell you something? I Could. Not. Stop. Laughing. We’re talking put-the-book-down-because-I-can’t-catch-my-breath-I’m-laughing-so-hard, the kind of laughter that makes strangers wonder if they ought to call someone because there’s a woman idling in her car, throwing her head back repeatedly in front of the Barnes & Noble.

Dolphin Calves Born at Brookfield Zoo Are Doing Well (PHOTOS)

Chicago Zoological Society animal care specialists continue to be cautiously optimistic with the progress of two male dolphin calves born at Brookfield Zoo: a 6-week-old dolphin calf that marine mammal staff has been handrearing around the clock since his birth and an 8-week-old calf, the fifth to be raised by Tapeko, his 31-year-old mother.


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