| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Actor Mark Wahlberg and director Michael Bay have arrived in Chicago to film the fourth movie in the Transformers franchise. Wahlberg and Bay were seen having dinner Wednesday at Sunda. Later that night, Bay hung out at Paris Club'...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Athletes from the U.S. Taekwondo Academy in Bel Air have qualified to compete at the 2013 USA Taekwondo National Championships in Chicago July 3-9 at McCormick Place.
This is the first step toward competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics, in which Taekwondo...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Michelle Beadle has yet to have a testy, hard-to-watch interview with a celebrity in her first year as a correspondent for NBC's "Access Hollywood." She prepared herself for the worst before speaking to actor Russell Crowe and then the "Queen of Pop,"...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:52 AM
Sulamain and Amber Qazi had a simple goal when they signed up their then-four-year-old son Humza for Taekwondo.
"He was an active kid," Amber Qazi, a Buffalo Grove resident, said. "We thought maybe this would calm him down. It turned into something more...
| Jul 5, 2013
Former Mayor Richard M. Daley and his investment firm Tur Partners have started another company, The Sustainability Exchange, to advise cities on how best to squeeze savings out of infrastructure retrofits and upgrades.
Daley and Tur's chief executive,...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Movies exist to give us an escape from reality.
For tae kwon do champion Tyler Kennedy-Woolridge, they introduced him to a career path.
"It all started when I was watching Bruce Lee movies with my mom," the 15-year-old Evanston Township High School...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Mallory Caise, who is 28, hip, wide-eyed and unfailingly polite, pushed her way through the thicket of librarians. She wore a black polka-dot dress and clutched a pile of folders to her chest. She moved slowly, knocking into people, apologizing every...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:40 AM
South Bend's Century Century will officially be under new management four days from right now.
On July 1 SMG Worldwide will take over. The company runs convention centers across the county including Chicago's McCormick Place.
Right now, SMG and...
| Jun 22, 2013
When I was a child, for as long as I could remember, my family's Encyclopedia Britannica set was missing two volumes — the two volumes that always seemed to pertain to my homework assignments. And so within an hour or so of getting home, I would sit...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Kia's showing in Chicago next week will be a mix of concept, in the Kia Cross GT, and just plain conceptual, in its Superman-inspired Optima Hybrid. Both cars are set to be unveiled at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show, which......
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Windy City is considered one of the fan-friendliest destinations during auto-show season, and to that end the 2013 Chicago Auto Show is unlikely to disappoint. This show will give visitors a first glimpse of a few new vehicles along......