| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:19 PM
It would have been nice to get all dramatic and scratchy-voiced right now and say that Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is the 75th anniversary of Batman, and that there can be only one Dark Knight. But that would be a lie. And it wouldn't be honoring the most...
| Dec 29, 2013
When Edward Howard is asked if he recalls the moment he first set eyes on his future bride, his response is immediate.
"Room 1029, 10th floor," said Howard, 37, of their introduction at Harold Washington College in Chicago some 14 years ago. "I saw...
| Nov 17, 2013
When Mike Schaffer walked down the halls of Mater Christi Catholic school in North Riverside escorting his son, Michael, to his kindergarten class, he made an impression on first-grade teacher Michele Cargola.
"They were so cute together," Michele said,...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Jennifer Hudson's career was soaring in the fall of 2008, but the Oscar-winning actress and singer still found time to check in with her mother back in Chicago every day between 9 and 11 a.m.
So when Hudson hadn't heard from her mom by late in the...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:22 AM
These events happen during the Oct. 13-28 East Beach Homearama, sponsored by the Tidewater Builders Association. The showcase of 10 new custom homes is located along Shore Drive in the Ocean View area of Norfolk. Homearama is open from noon to 9 p.m....
| Oct 20, 2012
Sure, we all know about Halloween and Valentine's Day and Arbor Day -- but did you know Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 is Sweetest Day?...
| May 15, 2010
You want to be romantic — OK, scratch that. You actually don't want to be romantic, but Someone wants you to be romantic and you don't want to lose Someone to Someone Else.
Problem is, you don't really do sentimental. Or rapturous. Or feelings, for...
| May 26, 2010
The conversation hit on really just two topics today when Mary, John Williams and I had our weekly chat on WGN AM 720. First was the issue of how important it is for Gov. Pat Quinn to stay in the......