| Oct 12, 2013
| 3:25 AM
It's Shopping Saturday! Go coupon crazy so you can save on Columbus Day sales this weekend. The weather's going to be beautiful, so use my fabulous deals to save on fun things to do. Get BOGO admission at 18 fun spots during Miami Attractions Month and...
| Oct 15, 2013
Re "Curiosity set sail with Columbus," Opinion, Oct. 13
Far from being the cause of prying the European imagination loose from the church, Christopher Columbus' voyages were the consequence of established European curiosity and technology.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Autumn bounty came to Broadway last week, with major sales and attendance bumps logged at most shows on the boards and no fewer than four titles topping an impressive $1.8 million each.
The Main Stem traditionally begins to shake off the September...
| Oct 23, 2012
Russell Means, who gained international notoriety as one of the leaders of the 71-day armed occupation of Wounded Knee in South Dakota in 1973 and continued to be an outspoken champion of American Indian rights after launching a career as an actor in...
| May 12, 2013
Mother's Day is the mother of all conundrums.
"Are you supposed to plan a celebration that includes the kids?" a colleague asked me. "Or plan a day that gives her a break from the kids?"
He's a dad of two little ones. He wanted to do the right thing....
| Oct 6, 2012
| 4:07 PM
They clinched their post-season berth in an airplane over Florida and secured their spot in the divisional series in Texas. But for a town awash in orange and fans beyond thrilled, the Orioles are now fulfilling what the late comedian George Carlin said,...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Running coverage of the 2012 Chicago Marathon today.
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon ran out of medals for about 1,300 participants who finished the course seven hours after it had begun. Marathon organizers said they were...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Assemblyman Roger Hernandez proposed replacing Columbus Day with Native American Day...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:54 PM
The assignment seemed perfect for me.
I was a Mexican American college student in Washington and was asked to get cosponsors for a bill that would create a month-long observance honoring the achievements of Latinos — National Hispanic Heritage...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:54 AM
This morning, as I’m sitting at my desk, sipping a Starbucks Pumpkin Latte and trying to write the intro to this column, there’s one thing that keeps going through my mind: Hype.
My coffee has a giant cardboard sleeve announcing the 10th...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Friday's print column Chicago’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at noon Saturday from the intersection of Balbo and Columbus Drives in Grant Park and head north about half a mile to Monroe Drive. You couldn’t pay me......