| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:21 AM
"Big Fish," the new musical based on the 2003 Tim Burton movie -- as well as the original novel by Daniel Wallace -- made its big splash on Broadway over the weekend, opening at the Neil Simon Theatre.
With an A-list Broadway team, including actor...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Never let it be said that Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner rushed into marriage.
After 42 years together, the couple were married New Year's Eve, Liz Smith reported Friday in the Chicago Tribune. People and others confirmed Tuesday that it was a private...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Tribune Co. on Friday completed its acquisition of the independent Local TV Holdings group, transforming the Chicago company into one of the largest broadcasters in the nation with 39 television stations.
The move, announced by Tribune Chief Executive...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Times Deputy Sports Editor John Cherwa and Chicago Tribune sports editor Mike Kellams will be supplying a daily video log from Sochi, previewing each day of the Winter Olympics.
On Saturday, you can expect the women's portion of the new Olympic team...
| Nov 17, 2013
A lie repeated often and confidently enough can become widely mistaken for the truth, becoming a belief that obscures the facts. False beliefs about disaster follow this model; their poison is concentrated in a few oft-deployed words, notably "mobs,"...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Chicago Tribune business columnist Melissa Harris explains how ride-sharing companies like Uber have met resistance from Chicago government.
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:31 PM
If there's a gold medal for tweeting, we have a winner.
When Stacy St. Clair arrived in Sochi to cover the Winter Olympics for the Chicago Tribune, she probably wasn't expecting to tweet this. And she definitely wasn't expecting this tweet to go viral....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Several readers wrote in to react to Chris Jones' Oct. 13 A+E piece recalling the work of former Tribune theater critic Claudia Cassidy. Here is a sampling. (Jones' new book, "Bigger, Brighter, Louder: 150 Years of Chicago Theater as Seen by Chicago...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Kathy Thomson, the president and chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Times, announced that she is leaving the newspaper at the end of this month.
In an email to the staff, Thomson said she is departing for “another challenging opportunity&...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Tribune Co., the parent of the Los Angeles Times, on Wednesday unveiled a restructuring plan that will slash nearly 700 jobs over the next year.
The 6% staff reduction will come primarily from the company’s beleaguered newspaper unit, but will...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:07 PM
The Chicago Cubs have exercised an option to get out of their broadcast contract with WGN-TV after the 2014 season, sources said Wednesday.
The team notified the Tribune Co.-owned station on Tuesday it had 30 days to agree to substantially higher fees...