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  • Enter Children's Read & Write Program

    Enter Children's Read & Write Program
    The summer may be drawing to a close, but there's still reading time left for children ages 5-16 to submit book reviews to our annual Children’s Read & Write Program. There's a chance those reviews will find their way into publication in...
  • Prosecutor files motion in Drew Peterson case

    Prosecutor files motion in Drew Peterson case
    Prosecutors are taking issue with Drew Peterson’s defense team in the latest turn of the convicted murderer’s appeal. Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow filed a motion this week drawing attention to what he considers a conflict...
  • Grilling vs. barbecue

    Grilling vs. barbecue
    Q: How about the age-old question of grilling vs. BBQ. If you're cooking on propane can that really qualify as BBQ? —Robin Zingerman Gonzales, Chicago A: Grilling versus barbecue? There are differences, sure, but I don't much care about what it'...
  • 'Kick-Ass 2': Superhero sequel takes a beating from critics

    The title character of the new superhero sequel "Kick-Ass 2" is a teenage vigilante (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) known for his ability to take a licking and keep on ticking. Time will tell if the movie itself displays the same resilience, because the first wave...
  • 'The Butler' serves up melodrama, fine performances, reviews say

    The year's first serving of Oscar bait has arrived on a silver platter in the form of "Lee Daniels' The Butler," a star-studded historical drama starring Forest Whitaker as an African American butler working at the White House through multiple...
  • Media columnist Robert Feder partners with Tribune

    Media columnist Robert Feder partners with Tribune
    Longtime Chicago media columnist Robert Feder is launching a standalone media blog next month through a partnership with the Chicago Tribune.  The editorially independent Web site, RobertFeder.com, will be owned by Feder, but licensed and marketed by...
  • Vanessa M. Gezari on 'The Tender Soldier'

    Vanessa M. Gezari on 'The Tender Soldier'
    In “The Tender Soldier: A True Story of War and Sacrifice,” former Chicago Tribune reporter Vanessa M. Gezari looks at the Human Terrain System, an unusual program set up to help American soldiers understand the cultural context of information...
  • How the Chicago Tribune makes a front page

    How the Chicago Tribune makes a front page
    Readers often ask us: How do you pick the stories on the front page? The headlines? Here's a short video that explains the process from story summaries to headline writing. Chicago Tribune vice president and managing editor Jane Hirt, with editor...
  • Cake, icing recipes lost & found

    Cake, icing recipes lost & found
    Q: I saw your July 24th column ("Rye bread recipe lost … and found," Good Eating) in which you tracked down a missing beloved rye bread recipe. Could you work that magic again?  I had a Trib recipe for chocolate cake and icing which the Trib...
  • Chicago, under the gun

    Chicago, under the gun
    More than 1,200 people were wounded or killed by gunfire in Chicago this year so far. This is a statistical improvement for the city of Chicago. But for the families losing someone to violence, individuals count, not the numbers. After the tragedy...
  • 'Transformers' returns to Chicago with explosions

    'Transformers' returns to Chicago with explosions
    Michael Bay is back in Chicago and he brought the Autobots and Decepticons with him. Filming for the new “Transformers” movie began today at McCormick Place and will continue throughout the weekend in the Near East Side and Uptown...