| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:27 PM
A year after their first foray into transitioning to an entirely outdoors music festival, Riot Fest organizers put all of their cards on the table to make 2013 the biggest year yet. They stocked the lineup with everyone from legends (The Replacements)...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:32 PM
On Dec. 18, 2012, Chief Keef released his major label debut, “Finally Rich.” Its arrival marked the culmination of an unprecedented year for Chicago rappers: Awareness and media coverage exploded; a plethora of major label deals, both...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:40 PM
When Metro talent buyer Joe Carsello sees a show at his workplace, he likes to watch from a few favorite spots.
If he’s not standing near the soundboard, you’ll find the Little Village resident at the front-of-house booth.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Today’s Movie Quote Quiz features an interesting twist. All the quotes here are from movies featuring actors who appear in No. 1, the origin quote, if you will. Once you identify that one and recall its stars – and a......
| Dec 3, 2013
For men, the key to looking sharp for New Year's is dressing appropriately for the destination. "I've seen guys in suits in bars where there's really no need for you to dress up," said Phillip Williams, director of client relations at men's store...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:08 AM
**** (out of 4)
Full disclosure: I am a bona fide fan of R. Kelly's music. So much so that I co-host a bimonthly party called Bump & Grindcore where we celebrate R&B of the ‘90s and 2000s, using him as the inspiration. This review exists solely to...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:24 PM
An Albany Park teen was charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm, among other offenses, after he allegedly fired a bullet through a neighbor's window and into her microwave, county prosecutors said.
Anthony Mendoza, a.k.a "Lil Ant," 18, was...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Fight recognize fight.
Benson Henderson and Josh Thomson, UFC lightweight contenders who will headline the Jan. 25 card in Chicago, got an intense United Center preview Tuesday. Between participating in Shoot the Puck and watching the game, they came...
| Nov 25, 2013
About six months ago, “Philomena” star Steve Coogan—the hilarious English actor perhaps best known in America for his roles in “Tropic Thunder” and “The Other Guys”—shot a pilot called “Doubt” in...
| Nov 18, 2013
Most of us walk around with an unfairness detector in our heads, and we're at our happiest when that detector is not going: Bleep! Bleep! Bleep!
Fairness is good. You can quote me on that.
Fairness in the workplace is not just good; it's critical....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:42 PM
John Oliver, who won praise for his stint as Jon Stewart's temporary replacement this summer on "The Daily Show," will be getting his own topical series on HBO beginning in 2014, the network announced today.
“We weren’t otherwise searching...