| 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'...
| 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 9, 2013
Welcome to the dawn of 3-D printing.
As with the dawn of the computer, the dawn of the telephone and the dawn of the television, expect a period of confusion: What is 3-D printing, you will wonder. (Answer: The printing of solid objects, often from a...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Story: The Navy Pier remake is being rolled out this week along with other tourism-related projects, including a proposed multi-use arena at McCormick Place that would serve as the home of the DePaul Blue Demons basketball team and additional hotels......
| May 17, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The "Weeks in Review" feature is now an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup......
| 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...
| May 5, 2013
| 4:52 PM
"America's Got Talent" will do this week what the National Radio Hall of Fame couldn't last November: It will get legendary shock jock Howard Stern to come to the Chicago area.
Stern — who was inducted into the Chicago-based Hall of Fame but...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:35 AM
SOUTH BEND – A national company will take over management of South Bend's Century Center downtown starting July 1.
The Century Center Board of Managers approved a recommendation on Wednesday to hire Philadelphia-based SMG even though some city...