| Sep 24, 2011
| 12:37 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS – Sometimes clarity comes in the oddest ways in the oddest places at the oddest moments.
Such as how and where and when Evan Lysacek realized it was time to begin preparing a competitive comeback he hopes will take him to the 2014...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Grant Gustin's road to"Glee"started in Chicago.
The 22-year-old, who plays Sebastian on the Fox series, was living in Lincoln Park last year with castmates from the national touring company of "West Side Story" when he submitted an audition video to...
| Nov 8, 2011
The burning question, one that keeps some of us awake at night, say, after a long day of chasing down a little someone's runaway math book, searching high and low for a soccer ball, throwing up your hands at the latest missing T-shirt, is this:
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Atomic Tom a New York City based alternative band, currently on tour with Anberlin and Switchfoot, stopped by Millennium Park on Monday afternoon for an impromptu acoustic set. The band had a couple of days rest after their show in Bourbonnais and...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Normally the light in Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero's spare Humboldt Park apartment is plain, not funky at all.
"We have these crystals over there where we catch the sun," Gallero said, pointing to a window, "and we just have this prismatic rainbow...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 4:32 AM
Mary Schmich and I will be honored to join with faculty and students from the Old Town School of Folk Music for this week's Caroling at Cloud Gate, Friday at 6 p.m. in Millennium Park at the sculpture commonly know......
| May 10, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Winners were announced last night, Monday, May 9, 2011, at the annual 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage industries. During a ceremony hosted by Tom...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 4:22 PM
It's not a requirement that you drink while taking a BYOB painting class at Arts n Spirits (1921 N. Damen Ave.), but it may help give you a little extra confidence in your work. “I think that there is nothing wrong with painting a little bit tipsy,&...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Barney's New York taps Lady Gaga for its holiday window campaign to be called "Gaga's Workshop."...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 8:35 PM
The Cal Ripken World Series opened for the 12th time Friday night, the ninth time in Aberdeen, with a ceremony in front of hundreds of fans from the United States and other countries at the Ripken Academy in Aberdeen.
Players, coaches, ambassadors and...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Chances are that if you drank a cup of coffee recently at the Bean Hollow Cafe in Ellicott City you sipped that steaming brew from a mug made by Greenbridge Pottery in Dayton.
It feels good to support a local business or two. What feels even better is...