| Feb 15, 2015
| 2:13 PM
G. William Harder, self-described Satanist, self-proclaimed good friend to bad people, collector of serial-killer letters and prison art, proprietor of the website murderauction.com and seller of "Got Satan?" T-shirts, stroked habitually at his chin. He...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 10:20 AM
The band 10,000 Maniacs has a thing for Chicago on Valentine's weekend.
Tickets sold out six weeks in advance for gigs Feb. 14 at Chicago City Winery, their home for Valentine's weekend in 2014, too. Shows are planned for Feb. 2016 there as well.
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:12 AM
Chicagoans certainly are strange about Friday the 13th.
And that includes the editors of the Tribune, who have exhaustively chronicled the odd occurrences on that day and date. For example, on Friday, May 13, 1932, a North Side man reported that 13 golf...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The holidays are a time to socialize, and for some of us that means an uptick in cocktail consumption. Where to go is always a question because There'seach hot spot comes with its own vibe, favorite cocktails and dress code. Where might you fit in? We'...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 5:57 PM
Every year when awards season rolls around, the local media flutter with news of the Chicago connections.
When the Amazon series "Transparent" won best TV comedy at the 2015 Golden Globes, loud note was taken of the fact that its creator, Jill Soloway,...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:38 AM
Tony DeLeonardis was about three years into his retirement when the former Chicago police officer smelled a familiar rat.
He had arrested mobsters, drug smugglers, rapists and serial killers during his 38-year career before retiring in 2008 as a...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 8:34 AM
MIAMI - La ciudad de Miami Beach, que este año celebra el centenario de su fundación, acoge desde hoy y hasta el domingo el festival "Art Deco Weekend" en homenaje a la historia de la isla y a su activo arquitectónico más característico, el estilo "art...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Initials heart pillow
Bet your favorite newlyweds didn't have this pillow on their registry. Lucky for them, you thought of everything. Morgan Olsen
Palette Blue cross-body bag
| Jan 16, 2015
| 10:59 AM
Al Capone would be 115 years old on Saturday, a fact not lost upon those at NYY Steak at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.
NYY Steak will mark the birthday of the Chicago gangster, who died at age 48 on Palm Island near the MacArthur Causeway, by...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:15 AM
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it's fitting that a former prison will present readings of historic words the civil rights leader wrote from a jail cell.
The Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site in Philadelphia has scheduled daily readings this...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Marc Pasquini’s dreamed of incorporating art and fashion into his everyday life. In 2012, it became a reality when he launched Ill Primo Clothing Co.
“I’ve always been creative and I always liked to draw,” the 26-year-old Elmwood...