| May 17, 2012
While your co-workers hover around the water cooler debating whether it matters if Mitt Romney bullied some kid in his youth, a formerly First World nation called Greece is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. Why, you might ask, should Middle America...
| May 30, 2012
| 12:44 PM
After a four-year absence, the Radio City Rockettes are kicking their way back to what was the Rosement Theatre and is now the Akoo Theatre.
The Radio City Christmas Spectacular will play the suburban venue from Dec. 14-30 (a better set of weeks than the...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:39 AM
Disney's family-friendly stories revolving around heroic animals continue with this new, clearly seasonal tale of talking canines who come to the aid of none other than Santa Claus' wife.
Not knowing they're stowaways, she transports them to a town...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:55 PM
We put our Twitter followers to the test before every Bears game. At stake: a chance to join our Four Score panel. Enter by 1) Having the right answer, and 2) Following and tweeting @redeyesportschi with your guess by noon Monday with the hashtag...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:43 PM
The chupacabra is just a legendary monster, but what if it weren't?
That's what author Michael Hebler, owner of Newport Beach-based Night After Night Publications, asks readers in his new 300-page novel, "Night of the Chupacabra," the first in a five-...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 9:38 AM
The arrival of November means not only Thanksgiving in Carroll County. Craft fairs and bazaars fill the calendar this month, offering a variety of items to meet every budget.
Now in its 39th year, Ascension Episcopal Church's Mistletoe Mart in...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:12 PM
The rest of the country might be gearing up for Thanksgiving, but at South Coast Plaza, Christmas officially began Thursday evening.
The shopping destination hosted its 31st annual tree lighting ceremony at Town Plaza Center with traditional carolers,...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 5:29 AM
Yes, we know it's not even Thanksgiving. And typically we wait until after Thanksgiving to talk Christmas ... but we are making an exception.
That's because you will barely have time to recover from Thanksgiving before it's time to break out the...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Stepping into the Albano Ballet Company's headquarters on Girard Avenue in Hartford this time of year is to enter another world: the unseen chaos that underpins the elegant, seamless beauty of the "Nutcracker."
On the outside, the dark brown, barn...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Despite superstorm Sandy's best efforts, Hampden's Halloween festivities this year would not be derailed. Postponed, sure, but not canceled.
So instead of the annual Hampden festival taking place Oct. 31, it took place the following Saturday, Nov. 3....
| Nov 21, 2012
| 2:21 PM
The wait is finally over. Opening in theaters today, DreamWorks Animation’s “Rise of the Guardians” is the family film you’ve been waiting for all year. Before I saw the film, and based on the Thanksgiving weekend release, I...